Shelbourne fights Wexford Youths in First Division battle

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Competition: Republic of Ireland First Division
Competition: Fri 09.April
Match begins: 18:45 (UTC)
Venue: Tolka Park (9700 seats)

The First Division league table might not tell the truth so early on, but it's the best truth we have so far. Shelbourne and Wexford Youths are placed 6th and 10th respectively.

We should expect both teams to be fresh and ready for this match, as there is some time since both teams last played. Let's have a look at how the teams are doing!

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Shelbourne form and stats

A First Division draw at home so far for Shelbourne. Last season their home statistics were 2 wins, 3 draws and 4 defeats from 9 matches.

A goal frenzy last time out for Shelbourne, with a total of 6 goals in the match against Bray Wanderers. Fun stuff to watch!

Shelbourne has scored 3 goals so far and conceded 3 goals from 1 home game. These are numbers from the league only.

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Wexford Youths form and stats

The visitors' first away game in the First Division ended in defeat. Last season Wexford Youths had these away match statistics: Played 9; won 2, drew 0 and lost 7.

Wexford Youths have the goal stats of 0-1 (for/against) from 1 business trip in the league at this early stage of the season.

Head 2 Head

Head-2-head stats last ten meetings: seven - one - two (Shelbourne wins - draws - Wexford Youths wins). As for goals, seven matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), three had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

ShelbourneG. Poynton
G. Poynton
2 goals
ShelbourneR. Brennan
R. Brennan
1 goals

Shelbourne missing players

Wexford Youths missing players

Shelbourne Wexford Youths
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
2 1 0 Played P 0 1 2
0 0 0 Won W 0 0 0
2 1 0 Drew D 0 0 0
0 0 0 Lost L 0 1 2
3 3 0 Scored S 0 0 1
3 3 0 Conceded C 0 1 3
50% 100% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 100% 100%
50% 100% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 0% 50%
50% 100% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 50%
50% 100% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 0%
50% 100% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
50% 100% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 0% 50%
50% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 0%
50% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 100% 50%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.5 2 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 1 1.5
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
6.5 8 0 Shots (avg) S ( 0 12 11
2.5 4 0 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 3 3
60% 75% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 0% 17%
Shelbourne Last season Wexford Youths
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
18 9   Played P   9 18
5 2   Won W   2 3
4 3   Drew D   0 3
9 4   Lost L   7 12
13 7   Scored S   9 13
22 11   Conceded C   24 39
94% 100%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   100% 89%
61% 67%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   89% 78%
22% 22%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   56% 50%
11% 11%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   56% 39%
6% 0%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   22% 11%
39% 56%   BTTS BTTS   33% 33%
33% 22%   Clean Sheets C S   0% 11%
33% 22%   Failed to Score F T   67% 67%
 
0 0   Corners for (avg) C F   0 0
0 0   Corners against (avg) C A   0 0
2 2.1   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   0.7 0.7
4 3   Red cards R C   0 1
 
5.7 6.7   Shots (avg) S (   1.7 1.6
2.4 3.3   Shots on Target (avg) S O   0.6 0.7
27% 23%   Goal Efficiency G E   180% 108%

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Cabinteely 2 2 0 0 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 2 6
2 Athlone Town 2 1 1 0 5 3 1 1 0 0 3 1 1 0 1 0 2 2 2 4
3 Treaty United 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 4
4 Cork City 2 1 0 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 3
5 Bray Wanderers 2 0 2 0 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 3 0 2
6 Shelbourne 2 0 2 0 3 3 1 0 1 0 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
7 UCD 1 0 1 0 2 2 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
8 Galway United 2 0 1 1 1 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3 -2 1
9 Cobh Ramblers 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0
10 Wexford Youths 2 0 0 2 1 3 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 -2 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 Shamrock Rovers 18 15 3 0 44 7 9 7 2 0 25 4 9 8 1 0 19 3 37 48
2 Bohemians 18 12 1 5 23 12 9 6 0 3 13 7 9 6 1 2 10 5 11 37
3 Dundalk 18 7 5 6 25 23 9 3 4 2 10 11 9 4 1 4 15 12 2 26
4 Sligo Rovers 18 8 1 9 19 23 9 6 0 3 15 11 9 2 1 6 4 12 -4 25
5 Waterford United 18 7 3 8 17 22 9 4 1 4 9 9 9 3 2 4 8 13 -5 24
6 St Patrick's 18 5 6 7 14 17 9 3 3 3 7 6 9 2 3 4 7 11 -3 21
7 Derry City 18 5 5 8 18 18 9 4 2 3 12 8 9 1 3 5 6 10 0 20
8 Finn Harps 18 5 5 8 15 24 9 3 2 4 6 11 9 2 3 4 9 13 -9 20
9 Shelbourne 18 5 4 9 13 22 9 2 3 4 7 11 9 3 1 5 6 11 -9 19
10 Cork City 18 2 5 11 10 30 9 2 2 5 6 10 9 0 3 6 4 20 -20 11
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 Drogheda United 18 12 3 3 39 17 9 6 0 3 19 9 9 6 3 0 20 8 22 39
2 Bray Wanderers 18 12 2 4 30 13 9 6 1 2 14 3 9 6 1 2 16 10 17 38
3 UCD 18 9 3 6 44 29 9 5 1 3 21 12 9 4 2 3 23 17 15 30
4 Longford Town 18 9 2 7 26 23 9 4 1 4 14 15 9 5 1 3 12 8 3 29
5 Galway United 18 7 6 5 26 19 9 2 3 4 8 12 9 5 3 1 18 7 7 27
6 Cobh Ramblers 18 8 3 7 22 20 9 3 2 4 13 16 9 5 1 3 9 4 2 27
7 Cabinteely 18 8 2 8 22 33 9 3 1 5 8 17 9 5 1 3 14 16 -11 24
8 Shamrock Rovers II 18 4 3 11 21 28 9 2 2 5 11 16 9 2 1 6 10 12 -7 15
9 Wexford Youths 18 3 3 12 13 39 9 1 3 5 4 15 9 2 0 7 9 24 -26 13
10 Athlone Town 18 3 3 12 21 43 9 1 1 7 10 27 9 2 2 5 11 16 -22 12

Read more about First Division

The League of Ireland First Divsion, also known as the SSE Aitricity League First Division, is the second level division of football in the Republic of Ireland. It runs a summer league from February to October with ten teams. Each plays each other three times for a total of 27 fixtures to set the final league table.