All the facts and stats for the Fa Trophy clash: York City - Blyth Spartans

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Competition: England Fa Trophy
Competition: Sat 27.November
Match begins: 15:00 (UTC)
Venue: Dwight Yorke Stadium (7500 seats)

Perhaps a welcome break from league football as York City & Blyth Spartans 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 plentiful rest since their last match. Let's look for an in-your-face game!

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York City form and stats

York was eliminated in the 2nd round last season in the Fa Trophy.

York City's previous game was also a home match, the defeat 1-2 versus Kettering Town.

Before that, York City played out a Vanarama National League North draw 0-0 when visiting Curzon Ashton.

With the first game of the season soon underway, it's time to look at the results from the York City friendly games in pre-season: York played four friendlies, won 3, drew 1 and lost 0. If you are really into statistics you might appreciate knowing that York City scored 7 goals and conceded 4 in these four games.

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Blyth Spartans form and stats

Blyth Spartans was sent out of Fa Trophy in the 1st round last season.

Travelling has not been lucrative for the away team as they have returned home without a win in ten away games in a row.

Impressive finishing from S. Reid secured the home win 1-0 against Guiseley in their previous game.

A 0-2 defeat away at Hereford before that.

Just as the home team, Blyth Spartans have been through a few friendly games in the intense training period that just finished. The results from these training matches are 1 Blyth Spartans win, 0 draws and 2 losses.

Head 2 Head

Head-to-head numbers (for the preceeding eight meetings): York City won six games, zero matches ended with a draw and Blyth Spartans got two wins. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: five / three

Top Goalscorers

Blyth SpartansJ. O'Donnell
J. O'Donnell
5 goals
YorkC. Donaldson
C. Donaldson
4 goals
York CityM. Beck
M. Beck
3 goals

York City missing players

Blyth Spartans missing players

York City Blyth Spartans
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
25 16   Played P   12 25
12 8   Won W   1 5
4 2   Drew D   1 5
9 6   Lost L   10 15
40 26   Scored S   7 20
32 17   Conceded C   32 46
96% 100%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   100% 96%
80% 75%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   92% 80%
64% 56%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   67% 48%
36% 25%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   33% 24%
8% 6%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   17% 8%
60% 56%   BTTS BTTS   42% 40%
24% 31%   Clean Sheets C S   8% 20%
20% 12%   Failed to Score F T   50% 44%
 
5.5 6   Corners for (avg) C F   3.6 3.6
5.1 4.9   Corners against (avg) C A   5.8 5.6
0.8 0.6   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   1.5 1.1
0 0   Red cards R C   3 3
 
11.7 11.9   Shots (avg) S (   7.2 7.2
4.8 4.7   Shots on Target (avg) S O   3.5 3
32% 35%   Goal Efficiency G E   16% 26%
 
10.4 10   Shots against (avg) S A   14.6 13
3.9 3.7   Shots on Target against (avg) S O   6.8 5.5