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Burton Albion will be visiting Wham Stadium on Friday for the League One clash with home team Accrington Stanley.
Full predictions, pre-match stats and user poll for Accrington Stanley v Burton Albion are shown on this page (inc. the best betting odds).
Accrington Stanley will be hoping to return to winning ways here following a 7-0 League One defeat last time out to Peterborough United.
Jonson Clarke-Harris (3', 9', 65'), Sammie Szmodics (23', 48'), Mo Eisa (77') and Idris Kanu (82') scored for Peterborough United.
At least three goals per match have been seen in 5 of the past 6 fixtures where Accrington Stanley have been involved. Their opponents scored 18 of them in this period whereas Stanley bagged a total of 8.
Coming into this contest, Accrington Stanley haven't beaten Burton Albion in their last 2 league matches.
Following on from a loss in their previous game against Shrewsbury Town in League One action, Burton Albion and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
The only name on the scoresheet from Burton Albion was Sean Clare (60'). Curtis Main (6') and Harry Chapman (56') scored for Shrewsbury Town.
In their previous six outings, Burton Albion have amassed the sum of 9 goals. The Brewers have also managed to score on each one of those occasions. Over that period, their defenders have seen 6 goals go against them. We will just have to see whether or not that trend will end up being continued on in this game.
Analysis of their past results shows that Burton Albion:
- have not beaten Accrington Stanley when having played them away from home in the previous 3 matches in the league.
- are undefeated in their last 7 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Checking on their prior head to head meetings dating back to 08/09/2018 tells us that Accrington Stanley have won 1 of these games and Burton Albion 2, with the number of drawn results standing at 3.
In all, 18 goals were shared by the two clubs throughout the course of those matches, with 8 of them from Stanley and 10 netted by The Brewers. That is an average goals per game value of 3.
The previous league fixture between the two was League One match day 2 on 19/09/2020 which ended up with the score at Burton Albion 2-1 Accrington Stanley.
The referee was Joshua Smith.
Team News: Accrington Stanley
Accrington Stanley boss John Coleman will be thankful to have no fitness concerns at all ahead of this game with a completely healthy group available to select from.
Team News: Burton Albion
Owing to a completely healthy squad to pick from, Burton Albion manager Jimmy Hasselbaink has no fitness concerns at all ahead of this clash.
Our assessment here is that Burton Albion might well have a job on their hands to get anything against this Accrington Stanley outfit who we think will likely gain the upper hand.
We’re therefore predicting a narrow 1-0 advantage for Accrington Stanley after 90 minutes.
Looking forward to watching this one unfold.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Wham Stadium (5,450)
Captain: Séamus Conneely
Chairman: Andy Holt
Manager: John Coleman
Competitions: League One position 13
⭐ Key Man: Dion Charles
Mostly played in the Left Attacking Midfielder position, Dion Charles was born in Preston, England. Having made his senior debut playing for Halifax in the 2017 - 2018 season, the talented Midfielder has bagged 17 league goals in the League One 2020 - 2021 campaign to date coming from a total of 32 appearances.