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Weekend in numbers

1 December 2014

We take a look at the numbers that make up the weekend's Sky Bet Football League action.

0 – The 0-0 stalemate between Coventry City and Walsall was the only goalless game in The Football League over the weekend.

3 - None of the top three in the Sky Bet Championship picked up three points as Derby County lost at Leeds United, Bournemouth drew with Millwall, and Middlesbrough shared the points with Blackburn Rovers.

4 - Wolves and Watford have both lost four times on the spin in the Sky Bet Championship after going down to Brentford and Cardiff City respectively. Sky Bet League 1's Colchester United have also lost four consecutive matches.

5 - Birmingham City are unbeaten in five under Gary Rowett, conceding just twice over that period, after beating Nottingham Forest 2-1. The former Burton Albion boss also has two home wins in three games. The previous two victories at St. Andrews took 26 attempts to arrive.

5 - Rudy Gestede netted five minutes into injury time at the Riverside to snatch a point for Blackburn against Middlesbrough.

6 - Wycombe notched their sixth successive win against Hartlepool by triumphing 3-1 in the North East.

6 - MK Dons registered a club record 6-0 victory against Colchester with goals from Benik Afobe (3), Dele Alli, Ben Reeves and Lee Hodson.

7 – Luton won for the seventh time in succession at Kenilworth Road with a 3-0 victory against Mansfield. They’ve conceded just once over that stretch of games.

7 - Wycombe's victory at Hartlepool was their seventh away win of the campaign. They only won six games on the road in the whole of last season.

9 - Bury's struggles against Dagenham & Redbridge continued as they lost 2-0 at home. The Shakers have only beat the Daggers once in nine meetings.

9 - Shrewsbury are now unbeaten in nine league games against Burton after seeing off the Brewers 1-0.

9 - Bournemouth have drawn three on the bounce, after winning six times in succession, meaning they're unbeaten in nine.

10 – Sheffield Wednesday had gone 10 matches without three points in the Sky Bet Championship before overcoming Wigan Athletic 2-1.

12 - After their 4-0 loss to Brentford, Wolves have now conceded 12 goals in their last three games.

12 – Adam Le Fondre’s 12th-minute goal gave Cardiff their first away victory of the season, at Watford. Blackpool and Gillingham are now the only Football League teams yet to win on the road this term.

13 - Leeds notched their first victory against Derby since 2005, at the 13th attempt.

14 - Tranmere Rovers won for the first time in 14 outings, overcoming Portsmouth 3-1.

40 - There was a total of 40 efforts on goal in the Sky Bet Championship's early kick-off on Saturday but only one found the net, courtesy of Ipswich Town debutant Noel Hunt - his first league goal since October 2012.

75 – Brentford's weekend win means they've equaled a 75-year club record of five straight Sky Bet Championship victories.

128 - Middlesbrough and Blackburn's clash at the Riverside was their 128th meeting in all competitions.

1959 - Scunthorpe United won at Barnsley for the first time since March 1959, recording a 2-1 success thanks to a Paddy Madden brace.

2003 - Luton and Mansfield met in The Football League for the first time since March 2003.

28,802 – Brighton’s match with Fulham attracted the biggest crowd of the weekend in The Football League, with over 28,000 inside the Amex Stadium.

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