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The League Two meeting at The VBS Community Stadium on Saturday sees home side Sutton United go up against Tranmere Rovers.
View all of the Sutton United v Tranmere Rovers predictions, poll and stats below - as well as the best betting odds.
Sutton United enter this fixture following on from a 1-1 League Two drawn match vs Colchester United.
The only player to score from Sutton United was Omar Sowunmi (95'). Arthur Read (80') was the scorer for Colchester United.
It has been all too rare in recent times where Sutton United have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The reality is that Sutton United have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 11 goals in the process. It will be interesting to find out whether or not that trend will be continued on in this game.
Their previous form shows that Sutton United:
- haven't won against Tranmere Rovers when playing them at home in the previous 3 matches in the league.
- are winless against Tranmere Rovers in their previous 3 league games.
In their previous fixture, Tranmere Rovers drew 0-0 in the EFL Trophy match with Wigan Athletic.
After a tense 5-6 penalty shootout, Wigan Athletic were victorious.
The strike force from Tranmere Rovers have suffered from a shortage of goals over their last six clashes, contributing the poor return of just 4. In those fixtures, Super White Army have also seen the collective goal aggregate of their opponents equal 7.
Head to head
If we look at their past head to head duels stretching back to 12/08/2017, it’s been all-even between these two clubs with Sutton United winning 2 of those games, Tranmere Rovers 2 and 2 being drawn in regulation time.
A combined sum of 14 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 6 from The U's and 8 belonging to Super White Army. The average goals per game has been 2.33.
The previous league contest between the two was League Two match day 26 on 07/01/2023 which finished with the scoreline of Tranmere Rovers 2-2 Sutton United.
The match was refereed by Marc Edwards.
Team News: Sutton United
The Sutton United boss Matt Gray has a full complement, with no fitness concerns at all coming into this clash thanks to a completely injury-free squad to choose from.
Team News: Tranmere Rovers
With a completely injury-free group to choose from, the Tranmere Rovers manager Nigel Adkins does not have any fitness concerns to speak of coming into this match.
In our opinion, Tranmere Rovers might need a bit of good fortune to breach the defence of this Sutton United team who we reckon should do enough to score at the other end and edge ahead.
Our tip is therefore for a very competitive game with a 1-0 winning score for Sutton United when all is said and done.
Let’s see what happens.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The VBS Community Stadium (5,032)
Captain: Craig Eastmond
Chairman: Bruce Elliott
Manager: Matt Gray
Competitions: League Two position 24, EFL Trophy (Group B - South)
🔑 Star Man: Harry Beautyman
Usually deployed in the Centre Midfield position, Harry Beautyman was born in Newham, England. After having made a senior debut playing for Welling United in the 2013 - 2014 season, the talented Midfielder has struck 2 league goals in this League Two 2023 - 2024 season so far in 17 appearances.