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Match Preview: Bristol Rovers v Peterborough United

20 December 2019

We focus on our upcoming league tie with Peterborough United at the Mem...

Despite a difficult week, the Gas come into this weekend's fixture full of confidence, after a superb display against Ipswich Town last Saturday, and a battling display to emerge victorious in the FA Cup against Plymouth Argyle despite difficult circumstances.

In the FA Cup, a single Gas goal from Alex Rodman was enough to secure victory, as the ball ricocheted off the back of Cameron Hargreaves and into a dangerous area. There, Rodman was on hand to leap well and head the ball into the top right corner.

Returning to league action this weekend, the Gas sit 4th, with the three points taken from Portman Road placing Rovers just two points behind Ipswich in the table.

Coach's Preview: Kevin Maher sat down the press on Friday morning, where he confirmed he would be taking the side for its home tie against Peterborough United this weekend.

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Pre-Match: Kevin Maher on Peterborough United

Player's Preview: Luke Leahy was up for press on Friday, where he discussed the week he and his teammates have had.

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Pre-Match: Luke Leahy on Peterborough United

Opposition: Darren Ferguson has got his side firing since the 2019/20 season began, becoming the top-scoring side in the league, largely thanks to his goalscoring duo up front, in the form of Ivan Toney and Mohammed Eisa. However, they have struggled defensively against top opposition, drawing 3-3 against promotion hopefuls Wycombe and losing 4-3 against Blackpool this season.

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Tickets: Online 'Print @ Home' tickets will remain on sale up until 1 hour before kick-off and can be scanned at the turnstiles on a compatible mobile device. Find all the ticket details below!

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Ticket Information: Peterborough United

Betting: The Gas have won every league game since a draw against Portsmouth in October with both teams scoring, and Sky Bet are offering a price boost for the same to happen again this weekend, with 5/1 odds on Rovers to beat Peterborough but both teams to score. You can also back Nichols to score against his former club at 11/2 odds. To bet with Sky Bet please click here. Please gamble responsibly.

How to follow the game: iFollow Gas will help you keep track of the action as it unfolds this season with a number of different packages available. Subscribers based in the UK can listen to live commentary as the action unfolds at The Mem - with an audio season pass priced at £45 or a monthly audio pass costing £4.49. A new package available in the one-match audio pass, which is priced at £2.50. If you are based outside the UK then you can purchase a match pass for £5 to watch the live match live. To browse the match pass packages, please click HERE.

Our twitter account will also be live-tweeting the game.


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