Date:Wednesday September 25 2013
Vital Posh looks at previous matches between Rotherham United and Peterborough United ahead of Saturday`s Sky Bet League One match.
Posh are back in League action on Saturday after their mid-week jaunt to Premiership side Sunderland in the Capital One Cup. They face another trip though, this time to unbeaten Rotherham United.
There have been 31 competitive matches between the Millers and the Posh with 28 of them coming in the League.
The Millers have the edge over Posh with 11 wins compared to just 7 for Posh. There have been 10 draws in the League as well.
The last time these two teams met in League action was six seasons ago. Both matches finished in a 3-1 scoreline with the home side winning each time.
The last time Rotherham and Posh clashed came three seasons ago though in the Carling Cup. Rotherham took a 9th minute lead at London Road but Posh hit back with two goals in each half. Ryan Bennett and George Boyd scored within five minutes of each other in the first half while Aaron McLean and Craig Mackail-Smith completed the scoring in the second half. No cards were shown at all during the match.
The previous ten League results between these two sides were:
|2007/08||29 Jan 08||Peterborough||3||-||1||Rotherham||League Two|
|2007/08||19 Aug 07||Rotherham||3||-||1||Peterborough||League Two|
|2000/01||05 May 01||Peterborough||1||-||1||Rotherham||League Div 2|
|2000/01||25 Nov 00||Rotherham||3||-||0||Peterborough||League Div 2|
|1999/00||25 Mar 00||Rotherham||1||-||1||Peterborough||League Div 3|
|1999/00||26 Dec 99||Peterborough||0||-||5||Rotherham||League Div 3|
|1998/99||20 Mar 99||Rotherham||2||-||2||Peterborough||League Div 3|
|1998/99||31 Oct 98||Peterborough||2||-||4||Rotherham||League Div 3|
|1997/98||31 Jan 98||Peterborough||1||-||0||Rotherham||League Div 3|
|1997/98||13 Sep 97||Rotherham||2||-||2||Peterborough||League Div 3|
Last Time Out at Rotherham
Darren Ferguson kept the same team that defeated Rochdale and Southampton as Posh looked to win their first three matches of the season.
They found themselves 3-0 down within 35 minutes though as Rotherham strikers Derek Holmes and Chris O'Grady grabs the goals, with the former scoring twice.
Aaron Mclean and Josh Low had a number of chances to pull back a goal but were unable to find the target, while George Boyd has a goal dissallowed.
Fergie made a change at half-time bringing on Chris Westwood for Shane Blackett, but are lucky not to concede any further goals!
Dean Keates went close with a volley, but few chances were created until his corner on 88 minutes was met by a powerful Aaron McLean header.
Millers: Warrington, Tonge, Harrison, Sharps, Coughlan, Todd, P.Holmes, D.Holmes, Joseph, Bean, O`Grady
Unused subs: Hurst, Newsham, Duncum, King, Cann.
Posh: Jalal, Day, Blackett (Westwood 46 mins), Morgan, Whelpdale, Newton, Low, Hyde (Lee 63 mins), Keates, Boyd (Howe 59 mins), McLean.
Unused subs: Tyler, Crow.
Attendance: 4,291 (960 Posh fans)
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Date:Wednesday September 25 2013
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