Continuing our pre-match web feature, we look at all the essential statistics ahead of Good Friday’s away league encounter against Oxford United.
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.
Saturday, October 30, 1965 - Division Three (Old)
Iron 1-2 Oxford United
IRON: Sidebottom, Lindsey, Hemstead, Scott, Goodwin, Burkinshaw, Hutton, Smith, Barton, Bedford, Colquhoun.
Saturday, August 19, 2017
Iron 1-0 Oxford United
IRON: Gilks, Townsend, Wallace, Ojo, Madden (Burgess, 89), van Veen (Hopper, 20), Morris, Bishop, Adelakun (Holmes, 67), Sutton, McArdle.