Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head duels dating back to 07/11/2009, there is nothing to separate the two clubs with Preston North End winning 2 of those games, Watford 2 and 2 being drawn in normal time.
In all, 18 goals were produced between them with 8 of them for The Lilywhites and 10 being from The Hornets.
The last league meeting between the two was Championship match day 14 on 28/11/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Watford 4-1 Preston North End.
In that match, Watford managed 58% possession and 26 attempts on goal with 11 on target.
On the other side, Preston North End had 9 shots on goal with 4 of them on target.
Team News: Preston North End
Almost everyone can be considered, as there’s just a single fitness concern for the Preston North End manager Alex Neil to be concerned with from a near full-strength group of players. Patrick Bauer (Achilles tendon rupture) misses out.
Team News: Watford
Watford boss Xisco Muñoz has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Isaac Success (Achilles tendon rupture) and Tom Dele-Bashiru (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) will miss out on this game.
Head to head
Their past head-to-head meetings stretching back to 01/12/2015 shows us that Stoke City have won 2 of these games & Sheffield Wednesday 1, with the tally of drawn matches being 3.
12 goals were produced between them during those clashes, with 7 for The Potters and 5 netted by The Owls.
The last league game between these clubs was Championship match day 14 on 28/11/2020 and the score finished Sheffield Wednesday 0-0 Stoke City.
For their opponents, Stoke City got 9 shots on goal with 2 of them on target.
Team News: Stoke City
Regarding absentees, there’s just a single fitness concern for the Stoke City manager Michael O'Neill to be concerned with thanks to an otherwise robust squad. Ryan Shawcross (Corona virus) is out of contention. Rhys Norrington-Davies is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
Team News: Sheffield Wednesday
Thanks to a completely injury-free squad available to choose from, Sheffield Wednesday manager Neil Thompson doesn’t have any fitness concerns whatsoever before this match.
Head to head
Their prior head to head meetings going back to 26/12/2017 tells us that Bristol City have won 3 of these & Reading 2, with the tally of draws being 1.
15 goals were scored between them in this period, with 8 from The Robins and 7 being from The Royals.
The previous league fixture featuring the two was Championship match day 14 on 28/11/2020 when it ended Reading 3-1 Bristol City.
On that occasion, Reading managed 45% possession and 20 shots on goal with 10 of them on target.
On the other side, Bristol City got 4 attempts at goal with 2 on target.
Team News: Bristol City
Alfie Mawson (Knee Injury) and Andreas Weimann (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) aren’t available for Bristol City manager Dean Holden. Ineligible players who cannot play in this game through suspension are Alfie Mawson and Rene Gilmartin.
Team News: Reading
Out of a mainly full-strength group of players, there’s just the sole fitness worry for the Reading manager Veljko Paunović to be concerned about. George Pușcaș (Surgery) won’t be in action.