Fleetwood Town come up against visiting rivals Accrington Stanley at Highbury Stadium in this League One game on Saturday.
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Fleetwood Town will be hoping to return to winning ways here after a 2-0 League One losing effort in their last game against Sunderland.
Aiden O'Brien (61') and Max Power (82') scored for Sunderland.
Fewer than three goals per game were seen in 5 of the last 6 meetings where Fleetwood Town have taken part. With regard to the goal weighting during that period, opposition teams scored a total of 6 and The Fishermen managed the sum of 4. We will just have to find out if that trend can be continued on in this game.
Going into this encounter, Fleetwood Town haven't been defeated in their previous 4 home league matches.
After tasting defeat last time out to Crewe Alexandra in League One action, Accrington Stanley and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
Omar Beckles (32') and Chris Porter (79') scored for Crewe Alexandra.
It is worth noting that Accrington Stanley have failed to get amongst the goals over their last six encounters, recording the disappointing return of only 4. In those fixtures, Stanley have also seen the collective goal tally against them equal 6.
Coming into this fixture, Accrington Stanley are winless against Fleetwood Town when they've played them away from home in the last 3 matches in the league.
Head to head
If we look at their past head to head meetings going back to 15/09/2018, both clubs have shared the honours with Fleetwood Town winning 2 of those games, Accrington Stanley 2 and 2 being drawn in normal time.
An aggregate of 13 goals were scored between them in this period, with 7 of them from The Fishermen and 6 being from Stanley. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.17.
The last league meeting between the two was League One match day 7 on 20/10/2020 which ended up with the score at Accrington Stanley 1-0 Fleetwood Town.
The match was refereed by Darren Drysdale.
Team News: Fleetwood Town
Fleetwood Town boss Simon Grayson has a full complement, with no fitness worries whatsoever coming into this clash with a fully healthy group available for selection.
Team News: Accrington Stanley
Thanks to a fully healthy group to pick from, Accrington Stanley boss John Coleman doesn’t have any fitness concerns to speak of before this match.
Our feeling is that Accrington Stanley could well find it tough to put one past this Fleetwood Town side who we reckon should score at least once to put them ahead.
We’re going for a very competitive encounter with a 1-0 winning margin for Fleetwood Town when the full-time whistle blows.
It should be a good one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Highbury Stadium (5,327)
Chairman: Andy Pilley
Manager: Simon Grayson
Competitions: League One position 16
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Generally playing in the Centre Midfield position, Callum Camps was born in Stockport, England. Having made his senior debut playing for Rochdale in the 2012 - 2013 season, the skilful Midfielder has contributed 8 league goals in the League One 2020 - 2021 season to date coming from a total of 29 appearances.