Open game expected at The Breyer Group Stadium: AFC Wimbledon vs Sheffield Wednesday preview

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Competition: England League One
Competition: Sat 16.October
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: The Breyer Group Stadium (9271 seats)

This is football, this is League One and this is AFC Wimbledon - Sheffield Wednesday. Read our broad match preview!

Insights:
  • AFC Wimbledon have the most points from losing position (12) in League One
  • Sheffield Wednesday have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

Both teams should be fairly well rested for this game, as they have had some quiet days to prepare. Hopefully this will translate into lots of action on the pitch.

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AFC Wimbledon form and stats

The complete League One stats playing at home this season for AFC Wimbledon are 1-3-1 (wins-draws-losses).

The spoils were shared in Wimbledon's previous game, also at home. Visiting Burton Albion (placed 10th) travelled back with a draw after a 1-1 scoreline. Cheye Alexander, defender, was given a rating of 7.32/10 in that game, top of the team. Alexander hit one key pass and won 5 of 7 duels.

A defeat was the result before that one, 0-3 away at Rotherham United.

There's a new game coming up fairly quickly for Wimbledon as they are travelling to their away game against Lincoln City in the League One. That match is three days after this one.

Wimbledon have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at The Breyer Group Stadium with 8 goals in 5 league matches. 7 goals have been conceded.

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Sheffield Wednesday form and stats

Playing away, Sheffield Wednesday have won 2 games, drawn 2 and suffered 2 defeats in the League One this season.

Sheffield are travelling after their nice 1-0 home win in the League One against Bolton Wanderers (placed 8th). Defender Liam Palmer was the best team player with a rating of 7.84. Palmer won 4 of 5 duels.

Preceding that game was the away EFL Trophy victory against Mansfield Town with the score of 2-1.

The visitors will be packing their bags again in only three days as another away game awaits: The League One trip to Cambridge United.

Many goals are not expected from the visiting Sheffield as they have only managed to score 5 times from 6 away games in the league. Sheffield Wednesday have conceded 6 goals in these away matches.

Head 2 Head

Top Goalscorers

AFC WimbledonW. Nightingale
W. Nightingale
3 goals
AFC WimbledonJ. Rudoni
J. Rudoni
3 goals
Sheffield WednesdayL. Gregory
L. Gregory
3 goals

AFC Wimbledon missing players

Sheffield Wednesday missing players

AFC Wimbledon Sheffield Wednesday
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
11 5 1 Played P 2 6 11
3 1 0 Won W 0 2 5
4 3 1 Drew D 1 2 3
4 1 0 Lost L 1 2 3
17 8 1 Scored S 1 5 11
19 7 1 Conceded C 2 6 9
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 83% 91%
82% 80% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 67% 64%
64% 40% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 33% 27%
36% 40% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 0%
18% 20% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
73% 80% 100% BTTS BTTS 50% 33% 36%
0% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 33% 45%
27% 20% 0% Failed to Score F T 50% 50% 27%
 
4.3 4.8 5 Corners for (avg) C F 6 4 4.2
5.8 5.8 7 Corners against (avg) C A 4.5 7 6.2
2.4 2.6 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0.5 2.5 2.2
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
11.1 13.8 14 Shots (avg) S ( 9.5 8.7 9.7
4.1 5.4 2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 1.5 2.3 3.1
38% 30% 50% Goal Efficiency G E 33% 36% 32%
Key stats in League One this season:
  • AFC Wimbledon have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their matches.
  • AFC Wimbledon have the most points from losing position (12) in League One
  • AFC Wimbledon have the most scored goals in the second half (14) in League One
  • AFC Wimbledon haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Sheffield Wednesday have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Plymouth Argyle 12 6 5 1 19 11 7 4 3 0 11 5 5 2 2 1 8 6 8 23
2 Wycombe Wanderers 11 7 2 2 18 12 5 5 0 0 11 5 6 2 2 2 7 7 6 23
3 Wigan Athletic 10 7 1 2 17 7 6 4 1 1 8 4 4 3 0 1 9 3 10 22
4 Sunderland 10 7 1 2 18 11 6 6 0 0 14 3 4 1 1 2 4 8 7 22
5 Rotherham United 11 6 2 3 16 9 6 3 1 2 10 7 5 3 1 1 6 2 7 20
6 Milton Keynes Dons 11 5 4 2 21 15 6 4 1 1 10 6 5 1 3 1 11 9 6 19
7 Oxford United 11 5 3 3 17 12 6 4 2 0 12 4 5 1 1 3 5 8 5 18
8 Bolton Wanderers 12 5 3 4 20 16 5 2 2 1 7 7 7 3 1 3 13 9 4 18
9 Sheffield Wednesday 11 5 3 3 11 9 5 3 1 1 6 3 6 2 2 2 5 6 2 18
10 Burton Albion 12 4 4 4 11 14 6 3 2 1 8 6 6 1 2 3 3 8 -3 16
11 Accrington Stanley 11 5 1 5 14 20 5 4 0 1 7 6 6 1 1 4 7 14 -6 16
12 Portsmouth 11 4 3 4 14 10 5 3 1 1 10 4 6 1 2 3 4 6 4 15
13 Morecambe 11 4 2 5 20 18 6 3 1 2 11 8 5 1 1 3 9 10 2 14
14 Ipswich Town 11 3 4 4 21 19 7 2 4 1 17 13 4 1 0 3 4 6 2 13
15 AFC Wimbledon 11 3 4 4 17 19 5 1 3 1 8 7 6 2 1 3 9 12 -2 13
16 Cambridge United 10 3 4 3 14 16 6 2 2 2 8 10 4 1 2 1 6 6 -2 13
17 Lincoln City 11 3 3 5 14 15 5 1 2 2 5 6 6 2 1 3 9 9 -1 12
18 Cheltenham Town 11 3 3 5 11 20 5 2 1 2 5 7 6 1 2 3 6 13 -9 12
19 Gillingham 12 2 5 5 11 17 5 1 2 2 5 9 7 1 3 3 6 8 -6 11
20 Fleetwood Town 10 2 4 4 17 18 4 1 1 2 6 7 6 1 3 2 11 11 -1 10
21 Charlton Athletic 11 2 3 6 12 18 6 1 2 3 6 10 5 1 1 3 6 8 -6 9
22 Crewe Alexandra 11 1 5 5 9 15 5 1 2 2 6 7 6 0 3 3 3 8 -6 8
23 Shrewsbury Town 12 2 2 8 9 18 6 2 1 3 6 9 6 0 1 5 3 9 -9 8
24 Doncaster Rovers 10 2 1 7 6 18 4 2 1 1 4 3 6 0 0 6 2 15 -12 7

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The English Football League One (usually referred to as League One) is the third highest division in English football. The League One league table has 24 teams playing each other home and away for a total of 552 fixtures. Seasons run from August to May. Three teams are promoted and four relegated.