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Lincoln City face off with visiting opponents Carlisle United at LNER Stadium in this League One meeting on Saturday.
To see all of our predictions, user poll & stats for Lincoln City v Carlisle United, scroll down (plus the best game odds).
Lincoln City will play in this match following a 1-1 League One tied result against Bristol Rovers.
The only scorer from Lincoln City was Adam Jackson (53'). Josh Grant (94') scored for Bristol Rovers.
Their more recent scorelines show that much solidity has been shown by the Lincoln City rearguard. Lincoln City have been mean at the back, resulting in the tally of goals that have flown into the back of their net during their last 6 matches standing at 3.
Ahead of this meeting, Lincoln City have not beaten Carlisle United in their last 2 league games.
In their last fixture, Carlisle United drew 2-2 in the League One match with Stevenage.
For Carlisle United, goals were scored by Seán Maguire (20') and Joe Garner (90'). Jamie Reid (15', 74') scored for Stevenage.
The stats don’t lie, and Carlisle United have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, conceding 7 goals overall. Defensively, Carlisle United certainly have room for improvement. That sort of trend might not follow through into this match, however.
Pre-game facts show that Carlisle United:
- haven't won against Lincoln City in away games against them for the last 4 league games. Not good.
- are without an away win for the past 4 matches in the league.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head duels dating back to 28/03/2006, there has been little between the sides with Lincoln City winning 2 of those games, Carlisle United 2 and 2 being drawn in normal time.
A combined total of 14 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 8 of them for The Red Imps and 6 netted by The Cumbrians. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.33.
Team News: Lincoln City
Almost everyone can be considered, as there’s just the lone fitness concern for the Lincoln City boss Mark Kennedy to contend with thanks to an almost full-strength group of players. Lewis Montsma (Cruciate Ligament Injury) won’t play.
Team News: Carlisle United
Owing to a completely healthy squad available to choose from, the Carlisle United boss Paul Simpson has no fitness concerns at all before this match.
In this match, Carlisle United are capable enough to find the net against this Lincoln City lineup, but that is unlikely to be enough to avoid defeat.
We’re expecting both teams to score in a 2-1 victory for Lincoln City when all is said and done. Hopefully this is a good one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: LNER Stadium (10,780)
Captain: Paudie O'Connor
Chairman: Clive Nates
Manager: Mark Kennedy
Competitions: League One position 8, EFL Cup (Third Round), EFL Trophy (Group G - North)
🔑 Key Man: Danny Mândroiu
Usually deployed in the Right Wing position, Danny Mândroiu was born in Dublin, Rep. Ireland. After having played his first senior match for Bohemian FC in the 2019 season, the goalscoring Forward has bagged 2 league goals in the League One 2023 - 2024 campaign so far in 6 appearances.