EFL Championship Preview: Coventry City vs Fulham

Fulham will travel to the Coventry Building Society Arena and face Coventry City in the match week 11 of the EFL Championship. Fulham is just one point and one position ahead of their opponents in the league table.

Coventry City were humiliated in the last match week by Luton Town at home. They lost the match by a scoreline of 5-0.

EFL Championship Preview: Coventry City vs Fulham

Coventry City have scored 12 goals and the expected goal rate of the team is 17.46. This means that the average is more than one goal per game. The team has created the most counter-attacks in the league. They average more than four counter-attacks in a game.

EFL Championship Preview: Coventry City vs Fulham

Coventry City is just behind their weekend opponents in the touches taken in the opposition penalty box. The average of the team is more than 20. The shots on target from inside the opposition penalty box average are around three shots per game.

EFL Championship Preview: Coventry City vs Fulham

Viktor Gyokeres has been the main man for Coventry City this season. The Swedish international has scored seven goals and assisted twice in ten games. The above viz is the shot map of the striker. The green dots are goal scored and red dots are the other shots on target. He has scored six goals from inside the opposition box and one-shot was a long-range effort.

Fulham returned to winning ways in the previous round after a comfortable 3-1 victory over Swansea City.

EFL Championship Preview: Coventry City vs Fulham

The Cottagers have been one of the most attacking sides this season. Fulham averages two goals per game and the players have scored 22 goals till now. In the above viz we can see that the expected goal rate is high for Fulham. The Cottagers xG rate is 24 and four more than the second-best team West Brom. The maximum number of attacks have been positional attacks. Fulham averages 29 positional attacks per game and almost ten positional attacks with shots in a single game.

EFL Championship Preview: Coventry City vs Fulham

Fulham have the highest match tempo in the division. The cottages have attempted a lot of shots and this could be the main reason behind a high tempo. They average more than 13 successful passes into the opposition box per game. The passing has been short and progressive in the ten matches played.

EFL Championship Preview: Coventry City vs Fulham

Aleksander Mitrovic has been the main man for his team this season. The Serbian has already scored ten goals and averages one goal per match. He has also provided three assists and his goal contribution tally is up to 13. The above viz is the shot map of goals scored and shots saved in the match. He has scored one goal from the penalty spot and all the goals have been scored from inside the opposition box.

Coventry City and Fulham have played an attacking style of football this season. Fulham will look to close the gap on leaders and go home with a win. Coventry will try to create more counterattacks and score on a break. The match could witness a lot of goals.