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29 March 2018

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

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THE IRON AND OXFORD UNITED IN NUMBERS…

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

23 - The number of league meetings between the Iron and the U’s

3-0 - The Iron’s biggest triumph over Oxford United in May 1966

4-1 - Oxford’s biggest win against Scunthorpe, coming in January 2017

54 - The number of goals scored between the two sides in the 24 meetings. Scunthorpe have scored 29 of those

BOTH SIDES IN 2017-18 IN NUMBERS…

1.63 - The average number of points per game the Iron have collected away from home this season - compared with the 1.51 points per game they have collected at Glanford Park

1.39 - The average number of points per game Oxford have collected at home, compared with the 1.22 on their travels this season

7 - The U’s have won seven of their 18 home games this season, losing seven

14 - The points gap between the two sides going into the fixture

4th - The Iron have the fourth best away record in the division with 31 points from their last 19 games. Oxford have 25 points from their 18 home games (15th)

5th v 7th - The offensive table has the Iron slightly out ahead with 56 goals scored in 39 games, while Oxford have 52 goals to their name in 37 encounters

72% - Oxford United have conceded at least one goal in 72% of their home matches

13 - Scunthorpe have conceded at least one goal in each of their last 13 matches. 

4 - The Iron are undefeated in their last four away matches, but have drawn the last three

28% - Oxford have conceded in both halves in 28% of their home matches this season

10 - Oxford United haven’t drawn in their last ten home games

8 - The Iron have scored in each of their last eight away matches, but have conceded at least one in each of their last 10 away matches.

FIRST MEETING…

Saturday, October 30, 1965 - Division Three (Old)
I
ron 1-2 Oxford United
Smith (pen)

IRON: Sidebottom, Lindsey, Hemstead, Scott, Goodwin, Burkinshaw, Hutton, Smith, Barton, Bedford, Colquhoun.

LAST MEETING…

Saturday, August 19, 2017
Iron 1-0 Oxford United
Morris

IRON: Gilks, Townsend, Wallace, Ojo, Madden (Burgess, 89), van Veen (Hopper, 20), Morris, Bishop, Adelakun (Holmes, 67), Sutton, McArdle.


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