EFL Championship Preview: Aerial duels, recoveries, xG and more from Hull City vs Peterborough United | OneFootball

EFL Championship Preview: Aerial duels, recoveries, xG and more from Hull City vs Peterborough United

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Hull City will host fellow strugglers Peterborough United in round 13 of the EFL Championship at the MKM Stadium. The two promoted sides have struggled to find form this season.

Hull City are in the 21st position with nine points. The Tigers suffered a 2-0 victory against Huddersfield in the previous round. Hull City are one of the lowest scorers in the division and have scored eight goals in 12 games.

The Tigers have the lowest expected goal rate in the Championship. Hull have attempted 112 shots and average around 8.6 shots per 90 minutes. A total of 32 shots have been attempted on the target and half of them were attempted from inside the opponent box. Hull City are one of the highest crossers of the ball and the team averages 16.6 crosses per 90 minutes.

Hull City have conceded 17 goals in the campaign. The Tigers have struggled to make recoveries in the match. The recovery rate is only better than two teams and the fewest recoveries are in the middle third and defensive third. Hull City have contested the second-lowest number of aerial duels and the win % is 44.

Keane Lewis Potter has been impressive for the Tigers. The 20-years old has made four-goal contributions which include two goals and two assists.

Peterborough United are in the 23rd position and have earned eight points in the season. The Posh have scored 12 goals and conceded 25 in return. They have conceded the most number of goals in the league.

Peterborough United have attempted the least number of shots in the Championship. The team averages around seven shots per game with the fewest shots on target. Out of the 91 shots, 46 shots have been attempted from outside the opposition box. They have managed to hit the target 27 times with a shot accuracy of less than 30%. The players have taken 145 touches inside the opposition box.

Peterborough United and Hull City have attempted a lot of passes in the Championship. Both the teams average around 365 passes per 90 minutes. The passing accuracy is more than 80% for both teams. The match tempo is 16.75 for Peterborough and 16.35 for Hull City.

Peterborough United have also struggled to win aerial duels. The win % is 43% and the team has won 219 duels out of the 502 contested by them. The Posh have made fewer recoveries than Hull and have made the least number of recoveries in the division. They have made the least recoveries in the attacking third.

Jonson Clarke-Harris has made four-goal scoring contributions. He has scored two goals and has made two assists.

Hull City came out as the winners in the previous meeting between the two teams. Last season both the teams won one match each. Hull City have won two matches this season and three matches have ended in a draw. Peterborough United also have two wins and have drawn two matches. A win for either side could be a turning point in the season.

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