I need single word for number of matches between two soccer clubs in one season / group stage of tournament.

For example, in English Premier League every team is playing each other team twice (home and away).

I know that there should be sentence for example, but this should be one word for table data.

So for example this is how would I use it:

  • League name: Premier League
  • Tier: 1
  • Season: 2017. / 2018.
  • Number of teams: 20
  • _______: 2
  • Country: England

Something like "Matches between each other:".


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    – Dan Bron
    May 10, 2017 at 19:17
  • @DanBron Would face-off be more for ice-hockey than soccer/football? Face-Offs sounds slightly Am-Eng to me
    – k1eran
    May 10, 2017 at 19:35
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    "Soccer" sounds slightly Am-Eng to me... May 10, 2017 at 19:59
  • 'Fixtures ' - ? It is British enough.
    – ARi
    May 10, 2017 at 20:00
  • I believe I've seen encounters being used this way...
    – m.a.a.
    May 10, 2017 at 20:03

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Number of head-to-heads
Head-to-head fixtures
or perhaps even simply

For example, from http://www.soccerpunter.com/soccer-statistics :

Head to Head (H2H) Statistics.
Compare two teams to find out who is stronger based on their past match results.

The main English Premiership site which has a web page for generating head-to-head statistics.

From the the Daily Mail:

Bayern Munich vs Real Madrid
Head to head: Played 22: Real 9 Draw 2 Bayern 11

Googling, football head to head gives about 130 million results so it seems idiomatic.

  • This refers to such matches, not the number of such matches. May 10, 2017 at 19:54

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