History of the Scunthorpe United v Portsmouth fixture
Portsmouth face a trip to Scunthorpe United at Glanford Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 9 games played, Pompey have recorded 2 wins, and Scunthorpe United have come away with 3 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Glanford Park was was two seasons ago, in May 2011, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Sat 29 Sep||Portsmouth||2 - 1||Scunthorpe U.||League One|
|2010/2011||Sat 07 May||Scunthorpe U.||1-1||Portsmouth||Championship|
|2010/2011||Tue 01 Mar||Portsmouth||2 - 0||Scunthorpe U.||Championship|
|2003/2004||Sat 24 Jan||Portsmouth||2 - 1||Scunthorpe U.||F.A. Cup|
|1979/1980||Sat 26 Jan||Scunthorpe U.||1 - 0||Portsmouth||Fourth Division|
|1979/1980||Sat 25 Aug||Portsmouth||6 - 1||Scunthorpe U.||Fourth Division|
|1978/1979||Tue 03 Apr||Scunthorpe U.||2 - 2||Portsmouth||Fourth Division|
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Recent respective form guides
Scunthorpe United need to improve on their recent home record of just 3 draws from the previous six. While Iron have scored 6, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Portsmouth is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Pompey have conceded 13 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Scunthorpe United are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 25 points from 27 matches.
Portsmouth are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League One with a return of just 21 points from their 26 games thus far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Iron, as the Pompey have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Scunthorpe United||Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 9 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Portsmouth||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
An overall losing run of 4 games.
No win in the 14 most recent games.
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