National cups are something special for many teams and supporters. Today's match will decide whether it's Chelmsford City or Cheshunt that keep their silverware dream alive.
It’s a hectic schedule for the away team, as they were in action only four days ago in the Non League Premier: Isthmian. That game was also an away game, at Wingate & Finchley. It will be interesting to see if they are fully ready and rested for this match, and/or if some changes in the lineup is necessary.
Chelmsford City form and statsChelmsford was eliminated in the 2nd round last season in the Fa Trophy.
Chelmsford are slowly digging their own grave here with the depressing streak of not having won a home league game in eight attempts. The last victory here came in the Braintree Town match.
Chelmsford travelled for their previous game, a trip to Tonbridge Angels that ended 1-1.Ahead of that match, Chelmsford lost 1-2 at home to Hemel Hempstead Town.
With the first game of the season soon underway, it's time to look at the results from the Chelmsford friendly games in pre-season: Chelmsford City played four friendlies, won 1, drew 2 and lost 1. If you are really into statistics you might appreciate knowing that Chelmsford City scored 7 goals and conceded 6 in these four games.
Cheshunt form and statsThe traveling awayteam has defeated Corinthian-Casuals and Berkhamsted in order to reach 2nd round of Fa Trophy. Cheshunt was sent out of Fa Trophy in the 2nd round last season.
The away team travel with confidence. Not since the Enfield Town game have they lost an away game, meaning Cheshunt has taken points from seven away matches in a row.
Two travels in a row for Cheshunt, whose manager C. Edwards could celebrate last time after the Non League Premier: Isthmian win against Wingate & Finchley.Ahead of that match was the victory versus Worthing at their stadium, the result 2-1.
It's a day of discovery for Cheshunt as they finally learn what impact all the hours of pre-season training, along with the changes in personnel, have had on their performance in an official game. It's never easy knowing what to expect based on friendly games, of which Cheshunt have played two with the results W0-D1-L1 (win-draw-lost). In these games Cheshunt has scored 3 goals and conceded 4 times.
Head 2 Head
Chelmsford City missing players
Cheshunt missing players
|92%||83%||Over 0.5||O 0.5||100%||96%|
|80%||67%||Over 1.5||O 1.5||73%||68%|
|56%||42%||Over 2.5||O 2.5||53%||52%|
|36%||17%||Over 3.5||O 3.5||27%||32%|
|28%||8%||Over 4.5||O 4.5||0%||0%|
|16%||25%||Clean Sheets||C S||33%||36%|
|20%||33%||Failed to Score||F T||13%||20%|
|4.5||4.6||Corners for (avg)||C F||4.1||3.5|
|6.8||7.7||Corners against (avg)||C A||3.2||3|
|2.2||2.1||Yellow cards (avg)||Y C||1||1|
|1||1||Red cards||R C||0||1|
|9.5||9.4||Shots (avg)||S (||9.9||8.7|
|4||3.8||Shots on Target (avg)||S O||3.4||3.1|
|33%||21%||Goal Efficiency||G E||46%||56%|
|12.1||13||Shots against (avg)||S A||6.9||6.2|
|4||4.4||Shots on Target against (avg)||S O||3.1||2.8|