Continuing a new web feature, we look at all the essential statistics ahead of this weekend’s home encounter against Doncaster Rovers.
THE IRON AND DONCASTER ROVERS IN NUMBERS...
65 - The number of meetings between the two sides in competitive history
59 - The number of league meetings between the Iron and Rovers, with two FA Cup meetings, three League Cup meetings and one in the League Trophy
5-0 - Doncaster’s biggest win against Scunthorpe, coming in February 1980 and April 1995
4-1 - United’s biggest triumph over Doncaster in May 1990
182 - The number of goals scored between the two sides in the 65 meetings. Scunthorpe have scored 76 of those
BOTH SIDES IN 2017-18 IN NUMBERS...
1.07 - The average number of points per game Doncaster have collected on their travels this season - just short of the 1.29 points they collect on average at the Keepmoat Stadium
1.79 - The average number of points per game the Iron have collected at Glanford Park so far this season
4 - Doncaster have won four of their 14 away games this season, drawing three and losing seven
8th v 13th - The meeting against Doncaster will link up the team in eighth of the home form table against 13th in the away form table
7 - Both teams go into the encounter having scored in each of their last seven league matches
50% - Doncaster Rovers have conceded half of their goals in each half on their travels this season, with eight goals let in in both halves
2 - Rovers have netted just two goals in the first half of their away games this season, scoring 10 in the second half
4th v 7th - Looking at the defensive league table, the encounter will be fourth (the Iron conceding 26 goals this season) versus seventh (Rovers conceding 31 goals)
11 - The number of goals at Glanford Park out of 18 that the Iron have netted between the 76th and 90th minute
Friday, December 9, 1966 - Division Three (old)
Iron 2-1 Doncaster Rovers
IRON: Clemence, Hemstead, Taylor, Smith, Horstead, Burkinshaw, Mahy, Barton, Burrows, Ash, Colquhoun.
LAST LEAGUE MEETING…
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - Sky Bet League One
Doncaster Rovers 0-1 Iron
Lee Novak, 10
IRON: Gilks, Clarke, Townsend, Wallace, Ojo (Burgess, 89), Madden (Hopper, 75), Morris, Bishop, Novak, Holmes (Mantom, 69), McArdle.