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The National League game at Super 6 Stadium on Saturday sees home side Hartlepool United prepare for the visit of opponents, Yeovil Town.
All Hartlepool United v Yeovil Town match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below (including the best match odds).
Hartlepool United will be looking for an improved result here following the 2-1 National League loss in their previous game against Eastleigh.
The only player to score from Hartlepool United was Joe Grey (91'). Ben House (1') and Tyrone Barnett (27') scored for Eastleigh.
Their more recent scorelines shine a light on the fact that there has been much resilience in the Hartlepool United rearguard. The Pool have been miserly, with the tally of goals that have gone past their goalkeeper over the course of their previous 6 outings standing at 4. Let’s find out whether or not that trend can be continued on in this game.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Hartlepool United:
- are unbeaten in the league by Yeovil Town in their last 8 games. A long run without a loss.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 6 league matches at home.
Yeovil Town head into the match following a 2-3 National League win in the defeat of Boreham Wood in their previous game.
For Yeovil Town, the scorers were Rhys Murphy (14'), Reuben Reid (33') and Josh Neufville (40'). Kabongo Tshimanga (47') and Gus Mafuta (78') scored for Boreham Wood.
Looking at their form, and Yeovil Town have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, with opponents netting 9 goals overall. In defence, The Glovers have clearly had some problems.
Going into this encounter, Yeovil Town have left without a victory over Hartlepool United in away games against them for the last 4 league matches. Not good at all.
Head to head
A review of their past head to head meetings stretching back to 13/02/2016 shows that these fixtures have not been happy ones for Yeovil Town. They have not managed to get themselves any wins whatsoever while Hartlepool United have been the better of the two, winning in 67% of those match-ups.
In all, 19 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 12 of them from The Pool and 7 for The Glovers. That is an average goals per game value of 3.17.
The previous league fixture featuring the two was National League match day 10 on 21/11/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Yeovil Town 1-3 Hartlepool United.
The referee was Adrian Quelch.
Team News: Hartlepool United
Hartlepool United manager Dave Challinor doesn’t have any fitness worries to speak of before this clash with a fully healthy group to pick from. Luke Molyneux cannot play in this game through suspension.
Team News: Yeovil Town
Owing to a completely healthy squad ready to go, Yeovil Town manager Darren Sarll has no fitness concerns to report before this clash. Lee Collins is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Yeovil Town have the firepower to breach the defence of this Hartlepool United team, but that might not quite be as many as they’ll concede.
We think that it’s going to be a close game with a 2-1 victory for Hartlepool United after 90 minutes. There looks to be little in this one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Super 6 Stadium (7,858)
Captain: Ryan Donaldson
Chairman: Raj Singh
Manager: Dave Challinor
Competitions: National League position 5
🔑 Star Man: Luke Armstrong
Customarily taking to the field in the Striker position, Luke Armstrong was born in Durham, England. Having played his first senior match for Cowdenbeath in the 2015 - 2016 season, the dangerous Forward has contributed 7 league goals in the National League 2020 - 2021 campaign to date coming from a total of 10 appearances.