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Fans of both teams await the EFL Trophy action scheduled for Tuesday when Peterborough United come up against Cambridge United.
Our predictions, user poll and statistics for Peterborough United v Cambridge United can be found here - plus the latest betting odds.
Peterborough United will be hoping for a better result following a 3-1 League One loss in their previous game against Portsmouth.
The only player to score from Peterborough United was Ricky-Jade Jones (20'). Colby Bishop (38'), Abu Kamara (43') and Regan Poole (59') scored for Portsmouth.
It’s been all too rare in recent times that Peterborough United haven’t conceded. In fact, Peterborough United have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 games, giving up 10 goals during that time.
Cambridge United head into the clash after a 1-0 League One win with the defeat of Reading in their previous game.
The only scorer from Cambridge United was Fejiri Okenabirhie (83').
In the course of their six previous matches, Mark Bonner's Cambridge United have found the net 8 times therefore earning them the goals per game average of 1.33.
Head to head
Inspecting their past head-to-head clashes dating back to 08/09/2001 shows that Peterborough United have won 3 of these and Cambridge United 1, with the tally of draws being 2.
A combined sum of 9 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 5 of them from The Posh and 4 created by The U's. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 1.5.
The previous league encounter featuring these clubs was League One match day 42 on 15/04/2023 which ended up with the score at Cambridge United 2-0 Peterborough United.
The match was refereed by Ross Joyce.
Team News: Peterborough United
Regarding absentees, there’s just a single fitness concern for the Peterborough United gaffer Darren Ferguson to be concerned with due to a largely intact group of players. Jeando Fuchs (Groin Injury) is out of contention.
Team News: Cambridge United
With a completely healthy group to choose from, the Cambridge United manager Mark Bonner has zero fitness worries to speak of before this game.
We feel that in this game, Peterborough United will probably create enough chances to score more than one when they line up against Cambridge United, who will not find it easy to break down their defence.
We’re therefore anticipating a 2-0 win for Peterborough United come full-time.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Weston Homes Stadium (15,314)
Captain: Ephron Mason-Clark
Chairman: Darragh MacAnthony
Manager: Darren Ferguson
Competitions: League One position 13, EFL Cup (Third Round), EFL Trophy (Group D - South)
🔑 Key Man: Jonson Clarke-Harris
Typically taking to the field in the Striker position, Jonson Clarke-Harris was born in Leicester, England. Having played his first senior match for Southend United in the 2012 - 2013 season, the goalscoring Forward has managed 2 league goals in this League One 2023 - 2024 campaign to date in 5 appearances.