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Home sweet home – Gillingham possess a Football League best

23 October 2015

Gillingham are flying high, sitting at the summit of Sky Bet League 1, and that's largely down to their home form which is the best in The Football League.

Justin Edinburgh's troops have won six of their seven games at the Priestfield Stadium this term, culminating in a midweek 2-1 victory over Scunthorpe United, which was secured with Harry Lennon finding the net in injury time.

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The Gills at home in 2015/16:

Gillingham 4-0 Sheffield United
Gillingham 2-0 Wigan Athletic
Gillingham 1-0 Doncaster Rovers
Gillingham 2-1 Blackpool
Gillingham 5-1 Fleetwood Town
Gillingham 3-3 Oldham Athletic
Gillingham 2-1 Scunthorpe United

In comparison, Brighton possess the best home form in the Sky Bet Championship with five wins and one draw from their six outings at the Amex, while Plymouth have five victories, one draw and one defeat at Home Park for Sky Bet League 2's biggest home haul.

Sky Bet Championship
Brighton: 6 matches, 5 wins, 1 draw, 0 defeats - 16 points

Sky Bet League 1
Gillingham: 7 matches, 6 wins, 1 draw, 0 defeats - 19 points

Sky Bet League 2
Plymouth Argyle: 7 matches, 5 wins, 1 draw, 1 defeat - 16 points

Southend United are next up for the League 1-leading Gills, and they sit eighth in the division. Their away form reads two wins, three draw and two defeats, but those two losses have come on their last two away trips.

See if Gillingham can continue their scintillating home form by following our Sky Bet League 1 matchday Twitter updates via @SkyBetLeague1.

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