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    P W D L F A W D L F A GD Pts
1 Nottm Forest 46 18 2 3 52 20 10 8 5 30 22 +40 94 (C)
2 Middlesbro 46 17 4 2 51 12 10 6 7 26 29 +36 91 (P)
3 Sunderland 46 14 7 2 49 22 12 5 6 37 28 +36 90
4 Charlton 46 17 5 1 48 17 9 5 9 32 32 +31 88 (P)
5 Ipswich 46 14 5 4 47 20 9 9 5 30 23 +34 83
6 Sheff Utd 46 16 5 2 44 20 3 12 8 25 34 +15 74
7 Birmingham 46 10 8 5 27 15 9 9 5 33 20 +25 74
8 Stockport 46 14 6 3 46 21 5 2 16 25 48 +2 65
9 Wolves 46 13 6 4 42 25 5 5 13 15 28 +4 65
10 West Brom 46 9 8 6 27 26 7 5 11 23 30 -6 61
11 Crewe 46 10 2 11 30 34 8 3 12 28 31 -7 59
12 Oxford 46 12 6 5 36 20 4 4 15 24 44 -4 58
13 Bradford 46 10 9 4 26 23 4 6 13 20 36 -13 57
14 Tranmere 46 9 8 6 34 26 5 6 12 20 31 -3 56
15 Norwich 46 9 8 6 32 27 5 5 13 20 42 -17 55
16 Huddersfield 46 9 5 9 28 28 5 6 12 22 44 -22 53
17 Bury 46 7 10 6 22 22 4 9 10 20 36 -16 52
18 Swindon 46 9 6 8 28 25 5 4 14 14 48 -31 52
19 Port Vale 46 7 6 10 25 24 6 4 13 31 42 -10 49
20 Portsmouth 46 8 6 9 28 30 5 4 14 23 33 -12 49
21 QPR 46 8 9 6 28 21 2 10 11 23 42 -12 49
22 Man City 46 6 6 11 28 26 6 6 11 28 31 -1 48 (R)
23 Stoke 46 8 5 10 30 40 3 8 12 14 34 -30 46 (R)
24 Reading 46 8 4 11 27 31 3 5 15 12 47 -39 42 (R)

Match in Focus

19:30 Fr 28Aug BT S

Guingamp v Marseille

Home Win Draw Away Win
Key stats
  • Abdel Barrada has averaged 3.5 shots per game, more than any other Marseille player
Expert verdict
Boss Michel couldn’t have wished for a much better start in charge of Marseille than their 6-0 hammering of Troyes but that victory shouldn’t be allowed to gloss over the club’s issues. However, three straight defeats have left hosts Guingamp low on confidence, so the best wager could be on attacking midfielder Abdel Barrada scoring first.

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