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Burton Albion journey to Weston Homes Stadium on Saturday for the League One clash with home team Peterborough United.
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Peterborough United will be wanting a better result here following the 1-0 EFL Trophy loss in their previous game against Colchester United.
Darren Ferguson's Peterborough United have hit the back of the net a sum total of 14 times in their last 6 outings. At the other end, the number of goals that they have conceded in that same time stands at 5.
Burton Albion will go into this meeting following on from a 2-1 EFL Trophy win versus Mansfield Town in their previous outing.
For Burton Albion, the goals were scored by Cole Stockton (34') and Tom Hamer (53'). George Cooper (21') was the scorer for Mansfield Town.
The numbers tell their own story, and Burton Albion have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing their opponents hit 8 goals in all. Defensively, Burton Albion have some weaknesses to address. In any event, it remains to be seen whether the trend shall continue on in this match.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head duels dating back to 29/02/2020, there has been little between the sides with Peterborough United winning 1 of those games, Burton Albion 1 and 4 being draws after 90 minutes of play.
Those games weren’t short on goals, either, with 24 in all at an average of 4 goals per meeting.
The previous league match featuring these clubs was League One match day 26 on 14/03/2023 when the final score was Burton Albion 2-5 Peterborough United.
The match was refereed by Craig Hicks.
Team News: Peterborough United
The Peterborough United boss Darren Ferguson has no fitness worries to speak of ahead of this game owing to a completely injury-free group ready to go.
Team News: Burton Albion
Thanks to a fully injury-free group available to select from, the Burton Albion manager Dino Maamria has no fitness concerns whatsoever before this match.
We’re of the view that Peterborough United will most probably score a couple of goals when they come up against Burton Albion, who won’t find it easy to score themselves.
We can therefore see a controlled 2-0 victory for Peterborough United when the full-time whistle blows.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Weston Homes Stadium (15,314)
Captain: Ephron Mason-Clark
Chairman: Darragh MacAnthony
Manager: Darren Ferguson
Competitions: League One position 5, EFL Trophy (Group D - South)
⭐ Star Player: Kwame Poku
Generally playing in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Kwame Poku was born in Croydon, England. Having played his first senior match for Peterborough United in the 2021 - 2022 season, the skilful Midfielder has contributed 6 league goals in this League One 2023 - 2024 campaign so far from a total of 16 appearances.