Vital Statistics - Doncaster
* After gaining just 1 point from their first 7 games, Doncaster's form has picked up under new manager Dean Saunders, picking up a respectable 7 points from their last 5 games.
* Doncaster are the league's lowest scoring team so far this season, finding the net just 7 times in 12 matches.
* Donny have failed to score in 50% of their fixtures this season, and have only scored more than once in 2 of their last 23 games.
* Since beating Portsmouth 3-2 at Fratton Park last November, Doncaster have only managed 2 wins on the road in 21 attempts.
* All 3 of Portsmouth's wins in the League this season have come at Fratton Park, gaining 10 points from their last 5 games there.
* Only 4 of Pompey's 12 fixtures this season has seen both teams find the net.
* The last Portsmouth player to score in the first half at Fratton Park was Hermann Hreidarsson last March (against Scunnythorpe).
* Portsmouth have not picked up any bookings in the 2 games since Steve Cotterill left his managerial post.
* In the 12 times these two teams have clashed post WWII, Doncaster have only won twice, with Pompey tasting victory on 8 occasions.
* Portsmouth have scored exactly 2 goals in the last 4 meetings between the two sides.
* Doncaster have failed to score in 7 out of the 12 fixtures against Pompey.
* Neither side boast any players that have played for the opposition.
* Donny manager Dean Saunders is responsible for one of the most opportunistic and creative goals in history...
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