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Stats zone: Northampton Town (H)

15 February 2018

Continuing our pre-match web feature, we look at all the essential statistics ahead of Saturday’s home league encounter against Northampton Town.

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17 February 2018

THE IRON AND NORTHAMPTON TOWN IN NUMBERS…

64 - The number of meetings between the two sides in competitive history

61 - The number of league meetings between the Iron and the Cobblers, with three cup meetings

7-0 - The Iron’s biggest triumph over Northampton Town in October 1993

4-0 - Northampton’s biggest win against Scunthorpe, coming in March 1994; ironically the reverse fixture to the above

167 - The number of goals scored between the two sides in the 64 meetings; Scunthorpe have scored 92 of those

BOTH SIDES IN 2017-18 IN NUMBERS…

1.00 - The average number of points per game Northampton Town have collected away from home this season - compared with the 1.09 points per game they have collected at Sixfields

1.63 - The average number of points per game the Iron have collected at home this season, with 1.67 collected on average in total

4 - The Cobblers have won four of their 16 away games this season, drawing four and losing eight

19 - The points gap between the Iron in fifth and Northampton in 20th

94% - Northampton have conceded at least one goal in 94% of their away matches this season

12 - The Iron have netted in each of their last twelve league matches, while they have conceded in each of their last seven

13 - The Cobblers have conceded at least one goal in each of their last 13 matches and have conceded at least one goal in each of their last 11 away matches

12 - Scunthorpe have scored in each of their last twelve home matches, but have conceded two goals or more in each of their last four games

75% - The Iron have scored in 75% of their away matches this season

13-33 - Northampton have scored 13 goals in the second half of their matches this season, but have conceded 33 goals after the interval

12 - Scunthorpe have netted 12 goals in the last 15 minutes of their matches this season. Northampton have conceded eight during this period 

FIRST MEETING…
Tuesday, August 27, 1963 - Division Two (old)
Iron 1-2 Northampton Town
Lawther

IRON: Jones, Horstead, Brownsword, Lindsey, Neale, Gannon, Hutton, Hodgson, Lawther, Smillie, Crawford.

LAST MEETING...
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Northampton Town 0-3 Iron
Burgess, Holmes 2

IRON: Gilks, Clarke, Wallace, Burgess, McArdle, Ojo, Bishop, Adelakun, Holmes (Townsend, 76), Hopper (Goode, 83), Novak (Madden, 67)

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