Classic Pools: 22nd – 23rd April

Classic Pools: 22nd – 23rd April

Check out our 10 selections for matches that could end in score draws this weekend before playing for big cash prizes

The Scottish Cup semi-final between rivals Celtic and Rangers and the FA Cup semi-final between Chelsea and Tottenham should have plenty of goals and be closely contested.  Liverpool have been leaking goals at Anfield and an energized Crystal Palace can dent the Reds hope of a top four finish.

2 - Chelsea v Tottenham

Chelsea (1st PL) won 2-1 hosting Tottenham (2nd) in the Premier League this season before losing 2-0 in their visit to White Hart lane in January.

In their last four matches Chelsea have 2-1 and 3-1 wins over Manchester City and Bournemouth respectively, but lost 2-1 to Crystal Palace and most recently 2-0 to Manchester United at Old Trafford.

Tottenham are on an eight game win streak, beating Watford and Bournemouth both at 4-0 in their most recent.

138 League Encounters

57 Chelsea wins

45 Tottenham wins

36 Draws

3 - Celtic v Rangers

Celtic (1st Scot Prem) and Rangers (3rd) drew this fixture 1-1 when they met in the Scottish Premiership last month.

Celtic are unbeaten in twenty-six matches across all competitions, winning twenty-two and drawing four.  They won their last home match 3-1 against Kilmarnock.

Rangers are unbeaten in eight matches, winning five and drawing three.  They had a 3-0 win over Aberdeen in their last away match.

307 League Encounters

102 Celtic wins

119 Rangers wins

86 Draws

7 - Liverpool v Crystal Palace

Liverpool (3rd) beat Crystal Palace (15th) 4-2 on their visit to Selhurst Park at the end of October.

Liverpool are unbeaten in six league home games but have failed to keep a clean sheet in five of those matches and drew 2-2 with Bournemouth in the latest.

Crystal Palace have lost just one of their last seven league matches, they’ve won five and drew the most recent 2-2 with Leicester.

33 League Encounters

18 Liverpool wins

8 Crystal Palace win

7 Draws

12 - Bristol City v Barnsley

Bristol City (18th Chp) and Barnsley (14th) have drawn their last three league encounters all at 2-2.

Bristol City have won their last three league matches at home, beating Huddersfield 4-0, Wolves 3-1 and QPR 2-1 in the latest.

Barnsley threw away a 2-0 lead and lost 3-2 to Wigan in their last league away match.

89 League Encounters

41 Bristol City wins

28 Barnsley wins

20 Draws

15 - Nottingham Forest v Reading

Reading (3rd) won 2-0 hosting Nottingham Forest (21st) at the end of October.

Nottingham enjoyed a 2-0 win over 3rd placed Huddersfield before losing 1-0 to Blackburn in their last two league home games.

After losing 7-1 to Norwich, Reading beat Aston Villa 3-1 in their last two league matches on the road.

37 League Encounters

16 Nottingham Forest wins

13 Reading wins

8 Draws

16 - Rotherham v Ipswich

Ipswich (15th) got a 95th minute equaliser to draw 2-2 with Rotherham (24th) in the reverse fixture this season.

After ten straight league defeats Rotherham managed a 1-1 draw with Birmingham in their last league home match.

An own goal helped Ipswich to a 2-1 win over Burton in their last away game and they beat Newcastle 3-1 in their most recent match.

29 League Encounters

7 Rotherham wins

14 Ipswich wins

8 Draws

21 - Bury v Northampton

Their last three league meetings have featured at least three goals and were all won by a one goal margin, Northampton (16th L1) beat Bury (20th) 3-2 in the reverse fixture this season.

Bury have drawn four of their last ten league matches including a goalless visit to Bolton in their most recent match.

Northampton have failed to win their last six league matches drawing three and losing three, they drew 1-1 with Shrewsbury in the most recent.

59 League Encounters

23 Bury wins

21 Northampton wins

15 Draws

23 - Coventry v Walsall

In their last three league meetings Walsall (13th) beat Coventry (24th) 2-1 before drawing two games 1-1.

Coventry are unbeaten in four league matches at home, winning three and drawing 1-1 with Charlton in the latest.

Walsall are unbeaten in three league games, drawing two and getting a 1-0 win over Swindon in the latest.

43 League Encounters

18 Coventry wins

11 Walsall wins

14 Draws

27 - Oldham v Rochdale

Matthew Lund scored just before the break to give Rochdale (8th) their 1-0 win over Oldham (17th) in the reverse fixture this season.

Oldham are unbeaten in eight league home matches and beat Fleetwood and Bolton in the two most recent.

Rochdale are coming from back to back league wins over Bury 1-0 and Coventry 2-0.

53 League Encounters

20 Oldham wins

16 Rochdale wins

17 Draws

39 - Luton v Notts County

Luton (4th L2) and Notts County (15th) had a goalless draw when they met in the reverse fixture earlier this season.

Luton have lost just two of their last ten league games and drew their most recent at home 2-2 with Leyton Orient.

Notts County are unbeaten in three league matches on the road, winning two and drawing the latest 2-2 with Crewe.

67 League Encounters

33 Luton wins

14 Notts County wins

20 Draws


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