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Peterborough United journey to Keepmoat Stadium on Sunday for the League One clash with hosts Doncaster Rovers.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Doncaster Rovers v Peterborough United can be seen below (inc. the best betting odds).
Doncaster Rovers will be hoping for a better result after a 2-0 League One loss in their previous game against Blackpool.
Ellis Simms (22', 80') was the scorer for Blackpool.
It has been a rare occasion in recent times where Doncaster Rovers have shown defensive steel. It will be a concern for them that The Rovers have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 games, giving up 8 goals along the way. That aside, it remains to be seen if the trend shall continue on here in this game or not.
Looking at their past form shows that Doncaster Rovers:
- have not lost a league tie with Peterborough United in their previous 7 matches.
- are without a win at home for the past 5 league matches. Their supporters are understandably frustrated.
In their previous game, Peterborough United drew 3-3 in the League One match with Lincoln City.
For Peterborough United, the goalscorers were Siriki Dembélé (65') and Jonson Clarke-Harris (75', 96'). Anthony Scully (31', 53') and Jorge Grant (45') scored for Lincoln City.
Darren Ferguson's Peterborough United have had reason to celebrate scoring 12 times in the course of their previous sextet of matches. The overall goals that they have conceded during those same clashes adds up to 7.
Their prior results show that Peterborough United:
- are winless against Doncaster Rovers in away games against them for the last 3 matches in the league.
- are undefeated in their previous 3 away league matches.
Head to head
A look at their most recent head to head clashes dating back to 01/01/2018 tells us that Doncaster Rovers have won 3 of these and Peterborough United 0, with the number of draws standing at 3.
A total of 17 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 12 of them from The Rovers and 5 netted by The Posh. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.83.
The previous league game featuring these clubs was League One match day 22 on 27/04/2021 which ended up with the score at Peterborough United 2-2 Doncaster Rovers.
The referee was Scott Oldham.
Team News: Doncaster Rovers
There aren’t many selection issues, with just the sole fitness concern for the Doncaster Rovers gaffer Andy Butler to be concerned about thanks to an otherwise robust set of players. Jon Taylor (Ankle Injury) misses out.
Team News: Peterborough United
Owing to a fully healthy squad available to select from, Peterborough United boss Darren Ferguson has no fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this match.
Here is a game where Doncaster Rovers might need a bit of good fortune to hit the back of the net against this Peterborough United side who we think will manage to score & go ahead.
We’ve gone for a very competitive encounter with a 0-1 win for Peterborough United at the end of the 90.
It should be a good one.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Keepmoat Stadium (15,231)
Captain: Tom Anderson
Chairman: David Blunt
Manager: Andy Butler
Competitions: League One position 12
⭐ Key Player: Fejiri Okenabirhie
Typically playing in the Left Wing position, Fejiri Okenabirhie was born in Hendon, England. Having played his first senior match for Stevenage in the 2013 - 2014 season, the gifted Forward has accumulated 11 league goals in the League One 2020 - 2021 season so far from a total of 38 appearances.