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Notts County will host away side Forest Green Rovers at Meadow Lane Stadium in this League Two game on Saturday.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Notts County v Forest Green Rovers can be seen below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Notts County are hoping to win again after their last result, a 0-2 League Two victory over Salford City.
For Notts County, goals were scored by David McGoldrick (37') and Dan Crowley (63').
Notts County have not been the best at stopping their opponents lately, but they’ve also managed to convert their own chances into goals. Over their last 6 matches, Notts County have been punished defensively in 5 of them in addition to getting on the scoresheet in 6 of those games.
Going into this encounter, Notts County are unbeaten in their last 9 home league matches. Visiting teams have certainly not had an easy time of it here.
Forest Green Rovers
Since a losing effort in their last game against Doncaster Rovers in League Two action, Forest Green Rovers and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
The only player to score from Forest Green Rovers was Jordan Moore-Taylor (84'). Harrison Biggins (35') and Ben Close (96') scored for Doncaster Rovers.
David Horseman's Forest Green Rovers have slotted home 7 times in the course of their most recent 6 matches. The total of goals that have been scored against them during those same matches adds up to 10.
Heading into this contest, Forest Green Rovers haven't been defeated in their previous 3 away league matches.
Head to head
The previous league fixture featuring these sides was League Two match day 32 on 09/02/2019 and the score finished Forest Green Rovers 1-2 Notts County.
The referee was Neil Hair.
Team News: Notts County
The Notts County manager Luke Williams will be grateful to have no fitness worries to speak of coming into this clash thanks to a completely healthy group available for selection.
It seems likely that The Magpies could line up in a 3-4-2-1 system for the game with Aidan Stone, Aden Baldwin, Richard Brindley, Kyle Cameron, Jodi Jones, Sam Austin, John Bostock, Matthew Palmer, Daniel Crowley, Macaulay Langstaff and David McGoldrick.
Team News: Forest Green Rovers
Due to a mostly healthy group, there is only the one fitness worry for the Forest Green Rovers boss David Horseman to be concerned with. Callum Jones (Leg Injury) misses out for this game.
From our viewpoint, The Green Devils will likely elect for a 4-3-1-2 lineup, starting Luke Daniels, Dominic Bernard, Ryan Inniss, Reece Welch, Jamie Robson, Kyle McAllister, Charlie McCann, Reece Brown, Teddy Jenks, Troy Deeney and Mathew Stevens.
Our thinking is that Forest Green Rovers have it within them to break down this Notts County side, but that isn’t expected to prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
We’re predicting a 2-1 win for Notts County by the conclusion of the game. Should be a good one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Meadow Lane Stadium (19,841)
Captain: Kyle Cameron
Chairman: Christoffer Reedtz
Manager: Luke Williams
Competitions: League Two position 2, EFL Trophy (Group G - North)
⭐ Key Player: Dan Crowley
Customarily deployed in the Centre Midfield position, Dan Crowley was born in Coventry, England. After having played his first senior match for Barnsley in the 2015 - 2016 season, the dangerous Midfielder has scored 3 league goals in this League Two 2023 - 2024 season so far coming from a total of 8 appearances.