All the facts and stats for the FA Cup clash: Walsall - Carlisle United

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Competition: England FA Cup
Competition: Sat 26.November
Match begins: 15:00 (UTC)
Venue: Poundland Bescot Stadium (11300 seats)

National cups are something special for many teams and supporters. Today's match will decide whether it's Walsall or Carlisle United that keep their silverware dream alive.

This has all the signs of an interesting fixture with lots of action and energy as both squads are well revitalized since they last played a game. Let's go!

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Walsall form and stats

Action has already taken place for Walsall in FA Cup as they have defeated Wycombe Wanderers to reach the 2nd Round. Walsall was eliminated in the 2nd round last season in the FA Cup.

Walsall have performed here at Poundland Bescot Stadium this season with 6 wins from 10 League Two matches. Some points have been lost, as they have drawn 2 games and lost 2.

The Walsall fans enjoyed the previous game, watching their team host Crawley Town and win 2-1. Some amazing scenes last match, when Johnson scored the winning goal two minutes into stoppage time. White was "man of the match" with a rating of 8.35 out of 10. The defender White scored one goal, hit two key passes and won 6 of 9 duels.

Before that, Walsall played out a League Two draw 0-0 when visiting Carlisle United.

This is expected to be a close game, with Walsall perhaps considered small favourites due to their home advantage. Looking back at earlier matches similar to this one (expected to be close with Walsall as a small favourite), we find 10 games. Walsall has won 3 of these, drawn 2 and lost 5.

Walsall have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at Poundland Bescot Stadium with 17 goals in 10 league matches. Walsall are not conceding a lot of goals here at Poundland Bescot Stadium in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 8 from 10 matches.

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Carlisle United form and stats

The traveling awayteam has defeated Tranmere Rovers in order to reach 2nd round of FA Cup. Last season their FA Cup adventure ended in the 2nd round.

4-4-2 is the win-draw-loss statistic for Carlisle United in their League Two matches away.

Two trips in a row for Carlisle, whose manager Simpson could celebrate last time after the win against Salford City. Dennis, attacking player, was the top performer on the team in that game, scoring a match rating of 8.42. Dennis scored two goals and hit one key pass.

A draw for Carlisle United before that, at their own venue hosting Walsall (0-0).

So, this is expected to be a close game, an even contest. Looking at earlier matches with Carlisle United playing away and similar expectations, we found 10 relevant matches. Results were 2 Carlisle United wins, 3 draws and 5 defeats.

Carlisle are not goal shy away from home in the league, finding the net 17 times in 10 away games so far. As opposed to that, Carlisle United have seen the ball go into their own net 12 times on the road.

Head 2 Head

As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's three Walsall victories, three draws and four Carlisle United wins. Over/under statistics; three of these games ended with three goals or more, seven matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

Carlisle UnitedK. Dennis
K. Dennis
11 goals
WalsallD. Johnson
D. Johnson
10 goals
Carlisle UnitedC. Guy
C. Guy
3 goals

Walsall missing players

Carlisle United missing players

Walsall Carlisle United
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
25 14   Played P   13 25
9 7   Won W   4 9
6 2   Drew D   5 10
10 5   Lost L   4 6
28 19   Scored S   19 36
23 12   Conceded C   17 29
92% 100%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   85% 84%
64% 64%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   85% 76%
36% 36%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   46% 48%
12% 21%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   31% 24%
0% 0%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   23% 20%
48% 43%   BTTS BTTS   62% 60%
32% 29%   Clean Sheets C S   23% 32%
28% 29%   Failed to Score F T   31% 24%
 
5 5.4   Corners for (avg) C F   5.5 6.2
4.5 3.2   Corners against (avg) C A   5.4 4.8
1.8 1.8   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   1.4 1.4
2 0   Red cards R C   0 1
 
12.1 13.6   Shots (avg) S (   10.8 12.5
3 4   Shots on Target (avg) S O   3.1 3.8
37% 34%   Goal Efficiency G E   46% 38%
 
9.5 7.9   Shots against (avg) S A   13.7 11.3
2.7 2.4   Shots on Target against (avg) S O   3.7 3.1

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Leyton Orient 19 14 3 2 30 12 9 7 1 1 14 4 10 7 2 1 16 8 18 45
2 Stevenage 19 12 4 3 26 16 9 8 0 1 15 5 10 4 4 2 11 11 10 40
3 Northampton Town 19 11 5 3 34 20 9 5 2 2 16 10 10 6 3 1 18 10 14 38
4 Barrow 19 11 1 7 27 19 10 8 0 2 18 8 9 3 1 5 9 11 8 34
5 Bradford City 19 9 6 4 26 17 10 3 5 2 12 9 9 6 1 2 14 8 9 33
6 Carlisle United 19 8 8 3 30 20 9 4 4 1 13 8 10 4 4 2 17 12 10 32
7 Swindon Town 19 8 7 4 24 19 10 5 3 2 13 8 9 3 4 2 11 11 5 31
8 Mansfield Town 19 9 3 7 27 26 9 4 3 2 15 13 10 5 0 5 12 13 1 30
9 Salford City 19 8 4 7 20 18 10 3 3 4 10 11 9 5 1 3 10 7 2 28
10 Doncaster Rovers 19 8 4 7 23 25 9 5 1 3 13 10 10 3 3 4 10 15 -2 28
11 Walsall 19 7 6 6 23 17 10 6 2 2 17 8 9 1 4 4 6 9 6 27
12 Tranmere Rovers 19 7 5 7 19 16 10 4 2 4 12 9 9 3 3 3 7 7 3 26
13 AFC Wimbledon 19 7 5 7 24 24 9 4 2 3 12 10 10 3 3 4 12 14 0 26
14 Stockport County 19 7 4 8 24 22 10 4 3 3 13 10 9 3 1 5 11 12 2 25
15 Crewe Alexandra 18 6 7 5 17 20 9 4 3 2 12 8 9 2 4 3 5 12 -3 25
16 Grimsby Town 18 6 6 6 20 18 9 1 5 3 9 10 9 5 1 3 11 8 2 24
17 Sutton United 19 6 4 9 17 25 10 5 2 3 11 10 9 1 2 6 6 15 -8 22
18 Newport County 19 5 4 10 18 22 10 3 1 6 9 13 9 2 3 4 9 9 -4 19
19 Crawley Town 18 4 5 9 20 30 8 4 0 4 12 13 10 0 5 5 8 17 -10 17
20 Harrogate Town 19 4 4 11 20 29 10 3 3 4 13 14 9 1 1 7 7 15 -9 16
21 Rochdale 19 4 3 12 13 25 9 2 1 6 7 11 10 2 2 6 6 14 -12 15
22 Colchester United 19 3 5 11 17 26 10 3 4 3 12 11 9 0 1 8 5 15 -9 14
23 Gillingham 18 2 7 9 6 21 9 2 4 3 4 8 9 0 3 6 2 13 -15 13
24 Hartlepool United 19 2 6 11 16 34 9 2 4 3 7 11 10 0 2 8 9 23 -18 12

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