It's the FA Cup: Forest Green Rovers and Alvechurch face off

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Competition: England FA Cup
Competition: Sat 26.November
Match begins: 15:00 (UTC)
Venue: The New Lawn (5147 seats)

Perhaps a welcome break from league football as Forest Green Rovers & Alvechurch face off to decide who makes it to next stage of the FA Cup. All the pre-match information is available here!

The hosts Forest Green Rovers saw competitive action as recent as four days ago, playing in the EFL Trophy. Thankfully the previous game, versus Cheltenham Town, was also a home game here at The New Lawn. The away team is better rested.

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Forest Green Rovers form and stats

Rovers have not come this way in the FA Cup without some hard work on the way, more precisely defeating South Shields. Forest Green Rovers was eliminated in the 1st round last season in the FA Cup.

Forest Green Rovers's results here at The New Lawn in the League One have been very modest with 2 victories, 0 draws and 7 defeats.

The home followers saw a 1-1 draw versus Cheltenham Town in the EFL Trophy last time out and are hoping for a victory here.

1-1 away at Oxford United before that.

Rovers have scored {5 league goals} here from 9 matches, not a lot. With more than 1,5 conceded goals on average, the Forest Green Rovers defense is not exactly impregnable. 17 goals conceded from 9 games. You can find more goal stats on the Statistics tab above.

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Alvechurch form and stats

The traveling awayteam has defeated Cheltenham Town, Worksop Town, Nuneaton Town, Mickleover Sports and Harborough Town in order to reach 2nd round of FA Cup. Last season their FA Cup adventure ended in the 1st round qualifying.

Two away games in a row for Alvechurch, who will hope to get a better result in this one after losing 3-4 vs Leiston in the Fa Trophy.

A 1-2 defeat away at Hitchin Town before that.

You'll want to know how Alvechurch managed when outsiders such as today. Our database found 5 similar matches resulting in 1 away win, 0 draws and 4 home wins.

Head 2 Head

Top Goalscorers

Forest Green RoversC. Wickham
C. Wickham
5 goals
Forest Green RoversJ. March
J. March
3 goals
Forest Green RoversR. Brown
R. Brown
2 goals

Forest Green Rovers missing players

Alvechurch missing players

Forest Green Rovers Alvechurch
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
25 14   Played P   14 25
7 5   Won W   6 14
6 1   Drew D   2 3
12 8   Lost L   6 8
28 15   Scored S   25 52
44 23   Conceded C   24 37
100% 100%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   100% 100%
92% 86%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   100% 96%
52% 57%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   79% 76%
28% 21%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   36% 48%
16% 7%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   21% 24%
56% 43%   BTTS BTTS   79% 64%
12% 14%   Clean Sheets C S   21% 36%
32% 43%   Failed to Score F T   0% 0%
 
4.2 4.4   Corners for (avg) C F   1.3 2.1
6.1 5.7   Corners against (avg) C A   3.7 4.9
2.6 2.7   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   1.3 1.4
1 1   Red cards R C   0 1
 
9.8 10.9   Shots (avg) S (   6.1 9.7
3.7 4.6   Shots on Target (avg) S O   2.6 4.9
30% 23%   Goal Efficiency G E   61% 39%
 
13.9 12.1   Shots against (avg) S A   10.7 11.2
4.2 4.2   Shots on Target against (avg) S O   4.9 5

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Plymouth Argyle 19 13 4 2 39 22 9 9 0 0 19 5 10 4 4 2 20 17 17 43
2 Ipswich Town 19 12 5 2 38 19 9 5 3 1 16 7 10 7 2 1 22 12 19 41
3 Sheffield Wednesday 19 12 4 3 35 16 10 6 3 1 23 11 9 6 1 2 12 5 19 40
4 Peterborough United 19 10 1 8 34 23 9 7 1 1 21 4 10 3 0 7 13 19 11 31
5 Bolton Wanderers 18 9 4 5 21 15 9 6 1 2 13 7 9 3 3 3 8 8 6 31
6 Barnsley 18 9 3 6 23 15 9 5 1 3 13 9 9 4 2 3 10 6 8 30
7 Portsmouth 17 7 8 2 26 18 9 3 6 0 14 8 8 4 2 2 12 10 8 29
8 Derby County 18 8 5 5 23 16 8 5 1 2 14 10 10 3 4 3 9 6 7 29
9 Lincoln City 18 6 8 4 21 21 9 2 7 0 11 8 9 4 1 4 10 13 0 26
10 Port Vale 19 7 5 7 21 28 10 4 3 3 12 11 9 3 2 4 9 17 -7 26
11 Exeter City 19 7 4 8 31 29 10 5 1 4 17 15 9 2 3 4 14 14 2 25
12 Wycombe Wanderers 19 7 4 8 25 24 9 3 3 3 14 11 10 4 1 5 11 13 1 25
13 Oxford United 19 6 6 7 25 21 10 3 3 4 13 11 9 3 3 3 12 10 4 24
14 Charlton Athletic 19 5 9 5 30 27 9 4 4 1 20 12 10 1 5 4 10 15 3 24
15 Bristol Rovers 19 6 6 7 30 33 10 3 4 3 15 17 9 3 2 4 15 16 -3 24
16 Shrewsbury Town 19 6 5 8 17 21 9 3 2 4 8 11 10 3 3 4 9 10 -4 23
17 Fleetwood Town 19 4 10 5 20 19 10 2 5 3 9 8 9 2 5 2 11 11 1 22
18 Cheltenham Town 18 6 4 8 15 21 10 5 1 4 11 12 8 1 3 4 4 9 -6 22
19 Accrington Stanley 19 5 5 9 19 30 9 2 3 4 12 16 10 3 2 5 7 14 -11 20
20 Cambridge United 19 6 2 11 18 30 10 4 1 5 9 13 9 2 1 6 9 17 -12 20
21 Milton Keynes Dons 18 4 2 12 17 28 9 1 1 7 7 17 9 3 1 5 10 11 -11 14
22 Burton Albion 19 3 5 11 25 40 10 2 3 5 10 18 9 1 2 6 15 22 -15 14
23 Morecambe 19 2 8 9 15 30 9 1 4 4 6 14 10 1 4 5 9 16 -15 14
24 Forest Green Rovers 19 3 5 11 16 38 9 2 0 7 5 17 10 1 5 4 11 21 -22 14