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Sky Bet League Two: Pre-match stat pack

20 January 2023

Get the lowdown on this weekend games in Sky Bet League Two with our pre-match stat pack!

 

Colchester United v Gillingham

  • Colchester are looking for their first league double over Gillingham since the 2013-14 season, having won 1-0 earlier this season.
  • Gillingham have lost five of their last six away league matches against Colchester United, winning the other 2-1 in December 2014.
  • Colchester United have won their last three league games and are the only League Two side with a 100% record in 2023. The U’s haven’t won four league games in a row since January 2017 (five in a row).
  • Gillingham’s 2-0 win over Hartlepool ended a run of 26 consecutive league games without scoring more than once. The Gills are looking for consecutive league wins for the first time since March 2021.

Hartlepool United v Rochdale

  • Hartlepool United are looking for a league double over Rochdale for the first time since 2011-12, when the sides were in League One.
  • Rochdale have won two of their last nine league visits to Hartlepool (D3 L4), winning 2-0 in 2011 and 3-0 in 2014.
  • Hartlepool United have just two wins in their last 20 home games in the Football League (D8 L10) and have shipped 16 goals in their last six home matches.
  • Rochdale have picked up just five points in their last nine league games (W1 D2 L6) and have lost the most League Two games of any side this season (16).

Stevenage v Leyton Orient

  • Three of the last four league meetings between Stevenage and Leyton Orient have ended goalless; the other was a 2-2 draw in March 2022.
  • Leyton Orient are unbeaten in seven league games against Stevenage (W2 D5) since losing 4-1 back in February 2017.
  • Stevenage have picked up 43 points in 17 home league games under manager Steve Evans (W14 D1 L2), the most of any side in League Two since his first home game in charge in March last year.
  • Leyton Orient have conceded just 13 goals in 26 league games this season. It’s the fewest by a side in the fourth tier of English football at this stage since 1995-96, when Gillingham had only let in 10 after 26 games.

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