Perhaps a welcome break from league football as Eastbourne Borough & Tiverton Town face off to decide who makes it to next stage of the Fa Trophy. All the pre-match information is available here!
Both teams have had sufficient rest since their previous exertion in an official match. Let's trust this will be an in-your-face fixture!
Eastbourne Borough form and statsEastbourne was eliminated in the 2nd round last season in the Fa Trophy.
Hopes of three in a row are alive for Eastbourne after consecutive victories at their own ground.
A nice win for Eastbourne last time playing, versus Slough Town. That was also a home game and the match ended 3-1 with C. Kendall (3) scoring for the victors. C. Kendall was absolutely essential when Eastbourne Borough beat Slough Town 3-1, scoring three goals.Prior to that, an away loss at Concord Rangers in the Vanarama National League South.
Eastbourne Borough have prepared for this season with four friendly games versus mixed opposition. Results from training matches should always be treated with caution, but the takeaways from these four matches are 1 victories, 1 draws and 2 losses. In these games, Eastbourne have scored 9 goals and conceded 10 times.
Tiverton Town form and statsThe traveling awayteam has defeated Bracknell Town and Swindon Supermarine in order to reach 2nd round of Fa Trophy. Last season their Fa Trophy adventure ended in the 3rd round qualifying.
Tiverton Town played 0-0 against Hayes & Yeading United in their previous match.Prior to that result Tiverton won their away game at Hartley Wintney in the Non League Premier: Southern South. The scoreline was 1-0.
It's a day of discovery for Tiverton 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 Tiverton Town have played two with the results W0-D0-L2 (win-draw-lost). In these games Tiverton Town has scored 1 goal and conceded 4 times.
Head 2 Head
Eastbourne Borough missing players
Tiverton Town missing players
|Eastbourne Borough||Tiverton Town|
|100%||100%||Over 0.5||O 0.5||100%||92%|
|88%||86%||Over 1.5||O 1.5||90%||76%|
|76%||79%||Over 2.5||O 2.5||70%||60%|
|60%||64%||Over 3.5||O 3.5||40%||40%|
|32%||36%||Over 4.5||O 4.5||20%||24%|
|16%||7%||Clean Sheets||C S||20%||24%|
|12%||21%||Failed to Score||F T||20%||24%|
|4.5||5.3||Corners for (avg)||C F||2||3.6|
|5.4||5.7||Corners against (avg)||C A||3.8||2.8|
|1||0.7||Yellow cards (avg)||Y C||1.2||1.2|
|1||1||Red cards||R C||0||0|
|10.9||12.8||Shots (avg)||S (||6.7||8|
|5.5||6.5||Shots on Target (avg)||S O||2.2||3.2|
|36%||29%||Goal Efficiency||G E||46%||45%|
|11.5||11.8||Shots against (avg)||S A||7.8||5.7|
|5.4||5.4||Shots on Target against (avg)||S O||3.8||2.8|