National cups are something special for many teams and supporters. Today's match will decide whether it's Hereford or Kidderminster Harriers that keep their silverware dream alive.
There has not been much time to rest for the guests, as they played a Vanarama National League North game only four days ago. That game was also an away game, at Gloucester City. 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.
Hereford form and statsHereford was eliminated in the final last season in the Fa Trophy.
With a nice streak brewing from their home games, Hereford are also looking for their fifth consecutive victory regardless of location.
Hereford's previous game was a Vanarama National League North match also played at home, ending 1-0 versus Chester. The home side are looking to build on that result.Previous to that game, a Vanarama National League North home match hosting Blyth Spartans in a game that was won 2-0.
Some members of the home team might already be thinking of their next match, the Vanarama National League North game versus Kettering Town in only three days. This game is also played here at Edgar Street Athletic Ground.
Hereford have spent many days and weeks preparing for this match, with countless hours on the training pitches and three practice matches played. These training games have ended with 0 wins, 1 draw and 2 defeats. Some might be interested in the goal production stats for these matches; Hereford scored 3 goals and let in 11 goals during these three games.
Kidderminster Harriers form and statsKidderminster's mission in Fa Trophy last season failed in the 2nd round.
The visitors have performed well in their home games as well, building a total win streak of four games home and away. Kidderminster Harriers hope to make it five in this match.
It's the second away game in a row for Kidderminster, but there's smiles all around after the 3-1 victory versus Gloucester City in the Vanarama National League North last time out.Prior to that result Kidderminster Harriers won their away game at Alfreton Town in the Vanarama National League North. The scoreline was 4-1.
It's finally time to play a game of importance again as a long period of training has passed. Kidderminster Harriers have played a number of friendly games in this period, resulting in 2 wins, 0 draws and 1 defeats from three fixtures.
Head 2 HeadHead-to-head statistics (for the previous six meetings): Hereford won three games, one match ended in a draw and Kidderminster Harriers managed two wins. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: four / two
Hereford missing players
Kidderminster Harriers missing players
|96%||100%||Over 0.5||O 0.5||92%||96%|
|68%||64%||Over 1.5||O 1.5||85%||88%|
|28%||36%||Over 2.5||O 2.5||62%||68%|
|24%||29%||Over 3.5||O 3.5||38%||40%|
|12%||14%||Over 4.5||O 4.5||15%||16%|
|40%||43%||Clean Sheets||C S||23%||32%|
|24%||21%||Failed to Score||F T||8%||8%|
|5.8||6.2||Corners for (avg)||C F||5.2||5.3|
|4.7||5||Corners against (avg)||C A||4.9||4.2|
|1.3||1.5||Yellow cards (avg)||Y C||1||1|
|1||1||Red cards||R C||2||2|
|10.9||11.9||Shots (avg)||S (||12.6||13.5|
|3.5||4||Shots on Target (avg)||S O||5.5||6.3|
|31%||27%||Goal Efficiency||G E||36%||35%|
|8.6||9||Shots against (avg)||S A||11.1||8.1|
|3.8||4.4||Shots on Target against (avg)||S O||4.1||3.5|