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Competition: England Championship
Competition: Fri 15.October
Match begins: 19:00 (UTC)
Venue: The Hawthorns (26445 seats)

Championship: West Bromwich Albion are ready for the visit of Birmingham City in what should be an entertaining football match. Tipsway gives you all the pre-match info you need!

Insights:
  • West Bromwich Albion have the the best goal difference (+11) in Championship
  • Birmingham City have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

West Bromwich Albion and Birmingham City should both be in good shape for this meeting, as there's been enough days for both of them to train and rest since their last matches.

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West Bromwich Albion form and stats

When playing at home in the Championship, West Bromwich Albion, who have the the best goal difference (+11) in Championship, have managed 3 wins, 2 draws and suffered 0 defeats from 5 games.

No payout for WBA in their previous match, an away game at Stoke City that ended in defeat 0-1. The goalie Sam Johnstone was named most valuable player of the team in that game, scoring 7.6 out of ten. Johnstone saved a penalty and stopped the opponent with four saves.

In the game before, an away victory match versus Cardiff City with a 4-0 scoreline.

The WBA manager V. Ismaël has got the team scoring with 10 from 5 home games in the league. West Bromwich Albion have only conceded 4 from their league home games. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Birmingham City form and stats

The story so far for the visiting team on their Championship travels is 2 wins, 1 draw and 2 defeats. Birmingham has lost their two previous away games and are eager to kill a negative trend in its infancy.

The attacking players of Birmingham have been feeble for some time now, the team not scoring a league goal in the last 363 minutes.

Birmingham City might have something to prove in this game as they lost at home in their previous match. Nottingham Forest proved too strong as Birmingham slumped to a 0-3 defeat in front of their own fans at St. Andrew's Stadium. Jérémie Bela got a match rating of 7.34 in that game, top player of the team. Bela hit four key passes.

It was a defeat before that one as the away game against Queens Park Rangers wasn't a success with a 0-2 loss.

Birmingham find the net regularly in their away games. 7 goals from 5 away fixtures in the league. As opposed to that, Birmingham City have seen the ball go into their own net 6 times on the road.

Head 2 Head

Head-2-head stats last ten meetings: six - three - one (WBA wins - draws - Birmingham City wins). As for goals, six matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), four had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

West Bromwich AlbionK. Ahearne-Grant
K. Ahearne-Grant
4 goals
West Bromwich AlbionM. Phillips
M. Phillips
3 goals
WBAC. Robinson
C. Robinson
3 goals

West Bromwich Albion missing players

Birmingham City missing players

West Bromwich Albion Birmingham City
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
11 5 3 Played P 1 5 11
6 3 2 Won W 0 2 3
4 2 1 Drew D 0 1 3
1 0 0 Lost L 1 2 5
20 10 8 Scored S 0 7 10
9 4 3 Conceded C 2 6 15
91% 80% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 82%
73% 80% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 80% 73%
55% 60% 67% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 40% 36%
36% 40% 67% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 20% 18%
9% 20% 33% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 20% 18%
55% 60% 67% BTTS BTTS 0% 20% 18%
36% 40% 33% Clean Sheets C S 0% 40% 45%
18% 20% 0% Failed to Score F T 100% 40% 55%
 
6.3 5.8 5.3 Corners for (avg) C F 4 3.6 4.7
4.1 4.4 4.3 Corners against (avg) C A 1 4 4
1.6 1 1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1 2.8 2
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 1 1
 
16 17.2 14 Shots (avg) S ( 12 13.4 12.8
5.6 5.8 5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2 3.8 3.8
32% 34% 53% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 37% 24%
Key stats in Championship this season:
  • Birmingham City have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Birmingham City have won significantly less corners away then at home.
  • Birmingham City haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.
  • West Bromwich Albion have not yet lost a game at home.
  • West Bromwich Albion have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • West Bromwich Albion have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • West Bromwich Albion have the the best goal difference (+11) in Championship

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 AFC Bournemouth 11 7 4 0 18 8 6 4 2 0 13 7 5 3 2 0 5 1 10 25
2 West Bromwich Albion 11 6 4 1 20 9 5 3 2 0 10 4 6 3 2 1 10 5 11 22
3 Coventry City 11 7 1 3 16 12 6 6 0 0 14 3 5 1 1 3 2 9 4 22
4 Stoke City 11 6 3 2 15 11 6 5 1 0 10 4 5 1 2 2 5 7 4 21
5 Fulham 11 6 2 3 23 13 5 3 1 1 10 4 6 3 1 2 13 9 10 20
6 Queens Park Rangers 11 5 3 3 22 16 6 3 2 1 11 7 5 2 1 2 11 9 6 18
7 Huddersfield Town 11 5 2 4 16 14 5 3 0 2 9 9 6 2 2 2 7 5 2 17
8 Blackburn Rovers 11 4 4 3 19 14 5 3 1 1 12 6 6 1 3 2 7 8 5 16
9 Bristol City 11 4 4 3 14 13 5 0 4 1 3 4 6 4 0 2 11 9 1 16
10 Reading 11 5 1 5 17 19 5 3 1 1 11 8 6 2 0 4 6 11 -2 16
11 Millwall 11 3 6 2 11 11 5 2 2 1 6 5 6 1 4 1 5 6 0 15
12 Blackpool 11 4 3 4 11 14 6 3 0 3 4 7 5 1 3 1 7 7 -3 15
13 Luton Town 11 3 5 3 18 16 6 2 3 1 11 8 5 1 2 2 7 8 2 14
14 Sheffield United 11 3 3 5 14 16 5 2 1 2 10 7 6 1 2 3 4 9 -2 12
15 Middlesbrough 11 3 3 5 11 13 5 2 1 2 8 7 6 1 2 3 3 6 -2 12
16 Birmingham City 11 3 3 5 10 15 6 1 2 3 3 9 5 2 1 2 7 6 -5 12
17 Nottingham Forest 11 3 2 6 14 14 5 0 1 4 4 9 6 3 1 2 10 5 0 11
18 Preston North End 11 2 5 4 12 15 5 2 2 1 7 7 6 0 3 3 5 8 -3 11
19 Swansea City 11 2 5 4 9 14 5 1 3 1 2 3 6 1 2 3 7 11 -5 11
20 Cardiff City 11 3 2 6 12 19 6 1 1 4 5 10 5 2 1 2 7 9 -7 11
21 Hull City 11 2 3 6 8 15 6 1 2 3 4 8 5 1 1 3 4 7 -7 9
22 Barnsley 11 1 5 5 7 14 6 1 2 3 3 6 5 0 3 2 4 8 -7 8
23 Peterborough United 11 2 2 7 12 23 6 2 2 2 9 7 5 0 0 5 3 16 -11 8
24 Derby County 11 3 5 3 7 8 6 2 4 0 5 3 5 1 1 3 2 5 -1 2

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The English Football League Championship (usually shortened to the Championship) is the second highest division in the English football league system. 24 teams play 46 fixtures from August to May, meeting each other twice. The Championship is the wealthiest second-level division in the world.