March matches for Peterborough United and the League One promotion contenders

Peterborough United boss Darren Ferguson believes the League One promotion picture will be much clearer at the end of March.

Tuesday, 2nd March 2021, 7:00 am
Joe Ward scores for Posh against Oxford earlier this season.
Joe Ward scores for Posh against Oxford earlier this season.

Posh certainly enter March as League One’s form team. They are top of the current form table over the last 6 matches (18 points), 8 matches (19 points), 10 matches (25 points) and 12 matches (29 points)!

Tonight’s (March 2, 7pm kick off) opponents Oxford United have the second best record over the last 12 matches with 26 points.

Four of the seven March matches for Posh are away. They also have huge homes games on successive Tuesdays against Hull City and Portsmouth

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Biggest game tonight is sixth-placed Doncaster at home to fourth-placed Portsmouth.

March matches

Posh (7 games): v Oxford (a), Burton (a), Hull (h), Portsmouth (h), Rochdale (a), Blackpool (a), Accrington (h).

Lincoln (7): v Fleetwood (h), Crewe (h), Ipswich (a), Rochdale (h), Gillingham (h), Sunderland (a), Oxford (a).

Hull (6): v Rochdale (h), Bristol R (h), Posh (a), Oxford (h), Shrewsbury (a), Gillingham (h).

Portsmouth (6): v Doncaster (a), Cobblers (a), Sunderland (h), Posh (a), Ipswich (h), Shrewsbury (a).

Sunderland (6): v Swindon (h), Rochdale (h), Portsmouth (a), Accrington (a), Lincoln (h), Bristol R (a).

Doncaster (7): v Portsmouth (h), Plymouth (h), Crewe (a), Cobblers (h), Oxford (a), Gillingham (a), MK Dons (a).

Oxford (8): v Posh (h), Charlton (h), Swindon (a), Hull (a), Doncaster (h), Blackpool (h), Cobblers (a), Lincoln (h).

Accrington (7): v Ipswich (h), Swindon (h), Bristol R (a), MK Dons (a), Sunderland (h), Wigan (h), Posh (a).

Ipswich (7): v Accrington (a), Gillingham (a), Lincoln (h), Plymouth (h), Fleetwood (a), Portsmouth (a), Wigan (a).

Charlton (7): v Wigan (a), Oxford (a), Cobblers (h), Shrewsbury (h), Bristol R (h), Wimbledon (a), Crewe (h).