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The National League clash at Aggborough Stadium on Tuesday sees hosts Kidderminster Harriers take on Hartlepool United.
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Kidderminster Harriers will be wanting a better result here following a 0-1 National League loss in their previous game against Dagenham & Redbridge.
Tom Eastman (82') scored for Dagenham & Redbridge.
Russell Penn's Kidderminster Harriers have netted a sum total of 5 times in their past 6 outings. The corresponding number of goals that they have conceded in those fixtures is 7.
Their previous form shows that Kidderminster Harriers:
- have not registered a win against Hartlepool United in their last 2 league games.
- are without a home win in the past 2 matches in the league.
Hartlepool United go into this meeting following on from a 1-3 National League win versus York City in their last game.
For Hartlepool United, the goalscorers were Jake Hastie (7'), Tom Crawford (16') and Nicky Featherstone (51'). Tyler Cordner (94') scored for York City.
Looking at their form, and Hartlepool United have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, conceding 11 goals in total. At the back, Hartlepool United have not been doing too well. That pattern won’t necessarily be carried forward into this next game, of course.
Coming into this meeting, Hartlepool United have not beaten Kidderminster Harriers when they have played them away from home in the previous 2 league games.
Head to head
Looking at their prior head to head meetings stretching back to 11/11/2000 tells us that Kidderminster Harriers have won 1 of these games and Hartlepool United 3, with the tally of drawn results standing at 2.
A total of 19 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 8 for The Harriers and 11 for The Pool. That’s an average goals per game figure of 3.17.
Team News: Kidderminster Harriers
The Kidderminster Harriers manager Russell Penn will be grateful not to have any fitness worries to speak of coming into this match owing to a completely injury-free group available to select from. Sam Robinson cannot play in this game through suspension.
Team News: Hartlepool United
Hartlepool United manager John Askey has to choose from a squad that has some fitness concerns. Anthony Mancini (Hamstring injury) and Daniel Dodds (Cruciate ligament injury) will not be playing here.
Our feeling is that Hartlepool United and Kidderminster Harriers are probably both going to find scoring goals difficult here.
Let’s see how this one goes, but it looks this could be a game with minimal goal-scoring opportunities. With that in mind, we reckon that it will be a hard-fought 0-0 draw at the end of the 90 minutes.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Aggborough Stadium (6,444)
Captain: Shane Byrne
Chairman: Richard Lane
Manager: Russell Penn
Competitions: National League position 24
⭐ Star Player: Bailey Hobson
Generally playing in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Bailey Hobson was born in England. Having made his senior debut playing for Kidderminster Harriers in the 2023 - 2024 season, the dangerous Midfielder has struck 2 league goals in this National League 2023 - 2024 season to date from a total of 8 appearances.