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PREVIEW: Cheltenham Town v Notts County

Cheltenham Town host Notts County at the LCI Rail Stadium tomorrow night, with the original fixture on the weekend prior having been disrupted by large quantities of snow and ice, courtesy of the Beast From the East and Storm Emma.

With the pitch now in playable condition, the Robins will be looking to end their three game winless run in League Two, while County will be aiming to leapfrog Wycombe Wanderers into the automatic promotion spots.

The Magpies have enjoyed a mixed collection of results in recent weeks, winning two, losing two and drawing one in their last five in the league.

In the reverse fixture this season, County came out on top, scoring twice early in the second half to win 3-1 at Meadow Lane.

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In league football, Cheltenham last won in April 2006, a 2-0 win at Whaddon Road. Since then, Cheltenham have been winless in the last five, losing the last four.

Cheltenham’s leading goalscorer for this season Mohamed Eisa has scored four goals in his last four games, including a hat-trick against Port Vale last month. On the flip side, County’s leading goalscorer Jorge Grant has only scored twice inthe league in 2018, his second of which was in the club’s most recent league fixture against Stevenage.

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