EFL Essential stats: Aston Villa extend winning derby run | Football News |

EFL Essential stats: Aston Villa extend winning derby run | Football News |

EFL Essential stats: Aston Villa extend winning derby run | Football News |

We take a look at the top stats and facts from the weekend’s action in the Sky Bet Championship, League One and League Two.

Derby Day divide

Aston Villa continued their recent dominance over Birmingham, extending their unbeaten run to 13 against their rivals – the longest unbeaten sequence in this fixture’s history.

EFL Essential stats: Aston Villa extend winning derby run | Football News | EFL Essential stats: Aston Villa extend winning derby run | Football News | 5:04 Highlights from the Second City derby as Aston Villa hosted rivals Birmingham at Villa Park in the Sky Bet Championship Highlights from the Second City derby as Aston Villa hosted rivals Birmingham at Villa Park in the Sky Bet Championship

Some of the passing stats in this match were particularly contrasting: Birmingham completed just 92 all match, fives-times fewer than the 457 completed by Aston Villa. This was also the fewest by any Championship side in a game this season – 13 fewer than the previous low (105, set by Bolton in their opening fixture).

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