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13 February 2018

Continuing our pre-match web feature, we look at all the essential statistics ahead of this evening’s away league encounter against Peterborough United.

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13 February 2018

THE IRON AND PETERBOROUGH UNITED IN NUMBERS…

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

55 - The number of league meetings between the Iron and the Posh, with five League Cup meetings

0-4 - Peterborough’s biggest win against Scunthorpe, coming in November 2015

5-0 - The Iron’s biggest triumph over Peterborough United in February 1988

149 - The number of goals scored between the two sides in the 59 meetings. Scunthorpe have scored 84 of those

BOTH SIDES IN 2017-18 IN NUMBERS…

1.67 - The average number of points per game Rotherham have collected at home this season - compared with the 1.47 points per game on their travels

1.75 - The average number of points per game the Iron have collected away from home this season, with 1.69 collected on average away from Glanford Park 

8 - The Posh have won eight of their 15 away games this season, drawing one and losing six

10 - The points gap between the Iron in fourth and Peterborough in ninth

73% - Peterborough have conceded at least one goal in 73% of their home matches this season

11 - The Iron have netted in each of their last eleven league matches

41% - 41% of the Posh’s conceded goals have occurred after the 75th minute

5 - Scunthorpe have scored in each of their last five away matches, but have conceded two goals or more in each of their last three games

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

11-16 - Peterborough have scored 11 goals in the last 15 minutes of their matches this season, but have conceded 16 during the same spell - compared with just one goal in between minutes 61 and 75 

12 - Scunthorpe have netted 12 goals in the last 15 minutes of their matches this season

FIRST MEETING…
Saturday, October 10, 1964 - Division Three (old)
Iron 2-3 Peterborough United
Scott, Sloan

IRON: Reeves, Betts, Needham, Lindsey, Neale, Horstead, Hutton, Scott, Lawther, Sloan, Wilson. 

LAST MEETING...
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Iron 2-1 Peterborough United
Novak 79'  Morris 87' pen

IRON: Gilks, Clarke, Wallace, McArdle, Butroid (Church, 77), Ojo, Morris, Bishop, Holmes (Adelakun, 46), Madden (van Veen, 59), Novak.


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