Can Carlisle United beat Southend United in Brunton Park clash?

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Competition: England League Two
Competition: Sat 19.September
Match begins: 12:00 (UTC)
Venue: Brunton Park (18202 seats)

With the nervous opening game out of the way it’s time for the second League Two game of the season. Carlisle United look forward to welcoming Southend United in front of their home support.

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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Carlisle United form and stats

Carlisle United faced defeat in their previous match, away at Cambridge United (0-3). Heartbreak before that as Carlisle lost 0-3 at Oldham Athletic's place.

The home team are moderate favourites in this game. How does Carlisle United handle that role? We have found four games in our database similar to this one, based on the home odds. The stats for these games are two wins, zero draws and two defeats.

Last season, Carlisle United's league statistics were 10 wins, 12 draws and 15 losses, resulting in a 18th position in the League Two. Over these 37 matches they scored 39 goals and conceded 56. Playing at home last season Carlisle United managed 5-7-7 (win-draw-lost) with 17 goals and 26 conceded.

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Southend United form and stats

It's all red in the travel logs of Southend, having lost four matches in a row as the visiting team.

Southend's previous game was their home loss versus Harrogate Town (0-4). A 1-3 loss hosting West Ham United U21 before that.

As you can see from the result above, the defeat against Harrogate Town was particularly ugly (0-4). The humiliation is still top of mind.

Southend are the outsiders in this one, but not by much. Their performance in similar games (being the away team and moderate outsiders) is one win, six draws and three defeats. From a total of ten matches.

Let's have a look at how Southend United performed last season in the League One: They landed a 22nd position in the league table after playing out 4 victories, 7 draws and 24 defeats. In total they scored 39 and conceded 85 goals in these matches. The numbers for away games only are: Won 2 - drew 3 and lost 13 with 21/43 goals scored/conceded.

Head 2 Head

As for the last eight games between these two teams, there's three Carlisle victories, two draws and three Southend United wins. Over/under statistics; five of these games ended with three goals or more, three matches with two goals or less.

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Carlisle United Southend United
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
1 0 0 Played P 0 0 1
0 0 0 Won W 0 0 0
0 0 0 Drew D 0 0 0
1 0 0 Lost L 0 0 1
0 0 0 Scored S 0 0 0
3 0 0 Conceded C 0 0 4
100% 0% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 0% 100%
100% 0% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 0% 100%
100% 0% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 100%
0% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 100%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 0%
100% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 100%
 
8 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 5
3 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 6
4 0 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 0 2
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
19 0 0 Total Shots T S 0 0 7
1 0 0 Shots on Target S O 0 0 2
0% 0% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 0% 0%
Carlisle United Last season Southend United
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
37 19   Played P   18 35
10 5   Won W   2 4
12 7   Drew D   3 7
15 7   Lost L   13 24
39 17   Scored S   21 39
56 26   Conceded C   43 85
86% 79%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   100% 97%
76% 68%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   83% 83%
51% 47%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   67% 69%
27% 21%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   50% 54%
14% 5%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   28% 26%
54% 42%   BTTS BTTS   72% 66%
22% 32%   Clean Sheets C S   6% 6%
38% 47%   Failed to Score F T   22% 31%
 
4.9 5.5   Corners for (avg) C F   4.1 4.4
5.8 5.3   Corners against (avg) C A   6.1 5.9
1.9 1.4   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   2 1.7
3 1   Red cards R C   1 4
 
465 233   Total Shots T S   198 404
148 64   Shots on Target S O   64 117
26% 27%   Goal Efficiency G E   33% 33%

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Harrogate Town 1 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 4 0 4 3
2 Cambridge United 1 1 0 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
3 Port Vale 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
4 Morecambe 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 3
5 Forest Green Rovers 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 3
6 Leyton Orient 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 3
7 Walsall 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
8 Exeter City 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 1
9 Salford City 1 0 1 0 2 2 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
10 Barrow 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
11 Newport County 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1
12 Scunthorpe United 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
13 Stevenage 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1
14 Bradford City 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
15 Colchester United 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
16 Mansfield Town 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
17 Tranmere Rovers 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
18 Cheltenham Town 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 0
19 Bolton Wanderers 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 0
20 Grimsby Town 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 0
21 Oldham Athletic 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 0
22 Crawley Town 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 0
23 Carlisle United 1 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 -3 0
24 Southend United 1 0 0 1 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 -4 0
Last season Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Crewe Alexandra 37 20 9 8 67 43 19 13 3 3 38 17 18 7 6 5 29 26 24 69
2 Swindon Town 36 21 6 9 62 39 19 13 2 4 34 17 17 8 4 5 28 22 23 69
3 Plymouth Argyle 37 20 8 9 61 39 19 12 5 2 38 16 18 8 3 7 23 23 22 68
4 Exeter City 37 18 11 8 53 43 18 10 7 1 31 15 19 8 4 7 22 28 10 65
5 Cheltenham Town 36 17 13 6 52 27 18 11 5 2 35 17 18 6 8 4 17 10 25 64
6 Colchester United 37 15 13 9 52 37 18 9 5 4 28 17 19 6 8 5 24 20 15 58
7 Northampton Town 37 17 7 13 54 40 19 11 2 6 31 14 18 6 5 7 23 26 14 58
8 Port Vale 37 14 15 8 50 44 18 9 8 1 28 15 19 5 7 7 22 29 6 57
9 Bradford City 37 14 12 11 44 40 18 11 5 2 29 14 19 3 7 9 15 26 4 54
10 Salford City 37 13 11 13 49 46 19 5 6 8 20 24 18 8 5 5 29 22 3 50
11 Forest Green Rovers 36 13 10 13 43 40 17 5 4 8 16 22 19 8 6 5 27 18 3 49
12 Crawley Town 37 11 15 11 51 47 19 10 5 4 30 19 18 1 10 7 21 28 4 48
13 Grimsby Town 37 12 11 14 45 51 18 6 5 7 22 27 19 6 6 7 23 24 -6 47
14 Walsall 36 13 8 15 40 49 19 6 5 8 21 26 17 7 3 7 19 23 -9 47
15 Newport County 36 12 10 14 32 39 19 9 7 3 20 13 17 3 3 11 12 26 -7 46
16 Cambridge United 37 12 9 16 40 48 18 7 3 8 23 27 19 5 6 8 17 21 -8 45
17 Leyton Orient 36 10 12 14 47 55 19 5 8 6 26 30 17 5 4 8 21 25 -8 42
18 Carlisle United 37 10 12 15 39 56 19 5 7 7 17 26 18 5 5 8 22 30 -17 42
19 Oldham Athletic 37 9 14 14 44 57 18 6 7 5 28 21 19 3 7 9 16 36 -13 41
20 Scunthorpe United 37 10 10 17 44 56 19 6 6 7 24 25 18 4 4 10 20 31 -12 40
21 Mansfield Town 36 9 11 16 48 55 17 4 5 8 27 29 19 5 6 8 21 26 -7 38
22 Morecambe 37 7 11 19 35 60 18 4 8 6 20 23 19 3 3 13 15 37 -25 32
23 Macclesfield Town 37 7 15 15 32 47 18 5 9 4 19 17 19 2 6 11 13 30 -15 25
24 Stevenage 36 3 13 20 24 50 17 2 6 9 10 22 19 1 7 11 14 28 -26 22
Last season Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Coventry City 34 18 13 3 48 30 17 11 5 1 22 11 17 7 8 2 26 19 18 67
2 Rotherham United 35 18 8 9 61 38 17 8 5 4 31 16 18 10 3 5 30 22 23 62
3 Oxford United 35 17 9 9 61 37 17 11 3 3 33 13 18 6 6 6 28 24 24 60
4 Portsmouth 35 17 9 9 53 36 18 12 6 0 36 15 17 5 3 9 17 21 17 60
5 Fleetwood Town 35 16 12 7 51 38 18 10 7 1 25 13 17 6 5 6 26 25 13 60
6 Peterborough United 35 17 8 10 68 40 17 12 3 2 41 13 18 5 5 8 27 27 28 59
7 Sunderland 36 16 11 9 48 32 19 10 8 1 35 13 17 6 3 8 13 19 16 59
8 Wycombe Wanderers 34 17 8 9 45 40 18 13 3 2 34 20 16 4 5 7 11 20 5 59
9 Doncaster Rovers 34 15 9 10 51 33 19 10 5 4 30 19 15 5 4 6 21 14 18 54
10 Ipswich Town 36 14 10 12 46 36 17 6 5 6 23 18 19 8 5 6 23 18 10 52
11 Gillingham 35 12 15 8 42 34 17 9 3 5 27 17 18 3 12 3 15 17 8 51
12 Burton Albion 35 12 12 11 50 50 17 6 8 3 19 14 18 6 4 8 31 36 0 48
13 Blackpool 35 11 12 12 44 43 17 9 2 6 27 23 18 2 10 6 17 20 1 45
14 Bristol Rovers 35 12 9 14 38 49 18 7 6 5 23 19 17 5 3 9 15 30 -11 45
15 Lincoln City 35 12 6 17 44 46 17 10 3 4 28 18 18 2 3 13 16 28 -2 42
16 Shrewsbury Town 34 10 11 13 31 42 17 6 5 6 21 24 17 4 6 7 10 18 -11 41
17 Accrington Stanley 35 10 10 15 47 53 17 7 2 8 33 27 18 3 8 7 14 26 -6 40
18 Milton Keynes Dons 35 10 7 18 36 47 18 9 1 8 20 21 17 1 6 10 16 26 -11 37
19 Rochdale 34 10 6 18 39 57 16 5 4 7 19 22 18 5 2 11 20 35 -18 36
20 AFC Wimbledon 35 8 11 16 39 52 18 5 9 4 18 18 17 3 2 12 21 34 -13 35
21 Tranmere Rovers 34 8 8 18 36 60 17 3 6 8 19 26 17 5 2 10 17 34 -24 32
22 Southend United 35 4 7 24 39 85 17 2 4 11 18 42 18 2 3 13 21 43 -46 19
23 Bolton Wanderers 34 5 11 18 27 66 17 4 8 5 17 23 17 1 3 13 10 43 -39 14

Read more about League Two

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