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22 October 2014

What To Take From The Clash

Blackpool were narrowly beaten by the new leaders of The Championship on Tuesday evening, after a late penalty.

Chris Martin's spot-kick made the difference, and here are ten things we've taken from the clash.
  • For the second-successive mid-week home game a penalty defeated Blackpool.
  • It was the first time just one goal has been scored between Pool and Derby in the last six meetings.
  • The winner was Martin's fifth goal against Blackpool in his last three matches.
  • Of the Pool starting line-up, Andrea Orlandi and Nathan Delfouneso had the best pass completion percentage with 83.
  • John Lundstram's six interceptions was the highest of all Seasiders.
  • Formose Mendy made his home debut for the club as a second-half substitute.
  • It was the sixth time this season that Blackpool have been beaten by a single goal in the league.
  • Tony McMahon became the first Pool player to reach five yellow cards for the season, after fouling Jordan Ibe.
  • Blackpool have now faced all of The Championship's top six sides.
  • The fixture was Pool's final home mid-week match of 2014.

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