Goal Rush Preview: 7th April

Goal Rush Preview: 7th April

Who's hot and who's not in Saturday's £1 Million Goal Rush

Regardless of whether the Manchester derby crowns Guardiola’s men champions, hopefully there will be both goals from both sides when the teams clash at the Etihad. At the other end of the table struggling Stoke could be off target when they host Tottenham. We’ve picked five that are hot and five that are not when it comes to both teams scoring in our Goal Rush competition.

 

Who’s Hot:

4 - Man City v Man Utd

David Silva and Nicolas Otamendi both scored to secure Man City’s 2-1 victory in the reverse fixture back in December.

Six of Manchester City’s last ten league games featured both teams scoring, including their 3-1 victory at Everton last weekend.

Three of Man United’s last four league games had goals from both sides. They won 3-2 at Crystal Palace in their last league game on the road.

6 - Watford v Burnley

Eight of the last eleven league encounters between Watford and Burnley had both teams score.

Watford are unbeaten in their last five league games at Vicarage Road, they drew 2-2 hosting Bournemouth last Saturday.

Burnley have only failed to score in one of their last seven league matches, they won 2-1 at West Brom last Saturday.

16 - Sheffield Wednesday v Fulham

They had a 1-1 draw before Fulham won 2-1 away in their league encounters last season, Sheffield Wednesday won 1-0 in the reverse this term.

Sheffield Wednesday have won their last three league matches 2-1 over Leeds, 4-1 against Preston and 3-1 visiting Sunderland on Monday night.

Fulham have scored in each of their last 18 league matches, they beat Leeds 2-0 in the most recent.

18 - Blackburn Rovers v Southend

Blackburn have scored 9 goals within the first 15-minutes of their league matches this season, but Southend have most early goals in League One this season with 14 goals in the first 15-minutes.

Blackburn are unbeaten in their last nine league matches and won 2-1 visiting MK Dons in the latest.

Southend were beaten 4-0 by Plymouth last weekend but won 4-0 themselves hosting Gillingham on Monday.

29 - Cambridge Utd v Exeter

Three of their last seven league encounters had both teams score but Exeter won 1-0 in the reverse fixture this season.

Cambridge’s last five league matches had both teams score, they drew three matches 1-1, lost 3-1 to Swindon last month and won 3-1 hosting Crawley in the most recent.

Four of Exeter’s last five league matches had goals at both ends, including their 2-1 win over Cheltenham on Monday.

 

Who’s Not:

2 - Brighton & Hove Albion v Huddersfield

Huddersfield had a 2-0 victory hosting Brighton in the reverse fixture in December.

Brighton lost their two league matches 2-0 away to Everton and 2-0 hosting Leicester.

Huddersfield have failed to score in their last four league matches, they lost 1-0 at Newcastle in the latest.

5 - Stoke v Tottenham

Tottenham smashed Stoke 5-1 in the reverse fixture in December, with Ryan Shawcross atoning for an early own goal by scoring a consolation for the Potters in the 80th minute.

Stoke are winless in their last eight league matches and have found the net only once in the last the four.

Tottenham have kept five clean sheets in their last ten league matches and leaked no more than one goal in four of the other five games.

8 - Birmingham v Burton

Birmingham and Burton are lowest scoring teams in the Championship this season. Birmingham won 1-0 hosting Burton in the FA Cup back in January.

Birmingham have won their last three league matches and kept three clean sheets.

Burton have blanked in six of their last ten league matches.

13 - Middlesbrough v Nottingham Forest

Nottingham Forest won 2-1 hosting Middlesbrough in the reverse fixture back in August.

Middlesbrough scored a 94th minute consolation goal when they were beaten 2-1 hosting Wolves last weekend.

Nottingham Forest have failed to score in their last four league matches, drawing three games 0-0 before losing 2-0 at Millwall last Friday.

27 - Wigan A v Milton K Dons

Nick Powell scored the only goal in Wigan’s 1-0 win over MK Dons in the reverse fixture in August.

Wigan have kept clean sheets in four of their last five league matches but lost 2-1 visiting Portsmouth on Monday.

MK Dons have failed to score in three of their last five league games on the road.

 

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05/04/2018

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