National cups are something special for many teams and supporters. Today's match will decide whether it's Wimborne Town or Larkhall Athletic that keep their silverware dream alive.
There’s little time for restitution or working hard at the training pitch these days, with both teams having played their last game less than four days ago.
Wimborne Town form and statsThis is not the first game this season in the Fa Trophy for Wimborne, as the manager J. Stokoe led his troops to eliminate Thame and Weston-super-Mare, and reach the 2nd Round. Wimborne Town participated in Fa Trophy the last season, where they reached the 1st round qualifying replays.
All in all it has been a very rough period for Wimborne who hasn’t won a league-game in their last eleven attempts. Their previous win was against Salisbury, 89 days ago.
The Wimborne fans got no joy from their last match, a Non League Premier: Southern South game also here at The Cuthbury Stadium: A 0-2 defeat against Metropolitan Police FC.Preceding that match was the home Non League Premier: Southern South game against Beaconsfield Town that was lost 1-3.
With the first game of the season soon underway, it's time to look at the results from the Wimborne Town friendly games in pre-season: Wimborne played three friendlies, won 1, drew 1 and lost 1. If you are really into statistics you might appreciate knowing that Wimborne Town scored 5 goals and conceded 3 in these three games.
Larkhall Athletic form and statsThe traveling awayteam has defeated Slimbridge, Marlow and Paulton Rovers in order to reach 2nd round of Fa Trophy. Larkhall Athletic was sent out of Fa Trophy in the 3rd round qualifying last season.
When we have look at the Fa Trophy statistics, we find 2W-1D-0L. This is both home and away.
Larkhall Athletic's last game ended in a draw, the home match versus Evesham United that finished 3-3. A loony match with lots of goals last time out for Larkhall, as mentioned above. 6 goals in total, will this match be as exciting?Prior to that result Larkhall Athletic won their away game at Slimbridge in the Non League Div One: Southern South. The scoreline was 3-2.
Head 2 HeadAs for the last nine games between these two teams, there's five Wimborne Town victories, one draw and three Larkhall Athletic wins. Over/under statistics; seven of these games ended with three goals or more, two matches with two goals or less.
Wimborne Town missing players
Larkhall Athletic missing players
|Wimborne Town||Larkhall Athletic|
|96%||100%||Over 0.5||O 0.5||85%||92%|
|92%||100%||Over 1.5||O 1.5||62%||76%|
|60%||55%||Over 2.5||O 2.5||54%||72%|
|40%||36%||Over 3.5||O 3.5||46%||56%|
|20%||18%||Over 4.5||O 4.5||38%||36%|
|16%||9%||Clean Sheets||C S||23%||24%|
|32%||27%||Failed to Score||F T||38%||24%|
|1.8||2.5||Corners for (avg)||C F||2||3|
|4.2||5.3||Corners against (avg)||C A||1.5||2.9|
|0.8||0.7||Yellow cards (avg)||Y C||0.8||0.6|
|1||1||Red cards||R C||0||1|
|3.6||5.3||Shots (avg)||S (||6.3||10.7|
|1.7||2.5||Shots on Target (avg)||S O||3.3||4.5|
|54%||40%||Goal Efficiency||G E||20%||30%|
|10.2||12.7||Shots against (avg)||S A||8.3||10.2|
|4.7||5.5||Shots on Target against (avg)||S O||4||5|