Sky Bet League Two: Cheltenham Town and Forest Green Rovers midweek preview

Cheltenham Town and Forest Green are both looking to keep up the pace in the promotion race when they play on Tuesday.

The Robins host Macclesfield after their battling 2-1 victory over Walsall on Saturday.

Mark Cooper takes his Rovers side to Morecambe looking to bounce back from Saturday’s disappointing draw against Mansfield Town.

Varney goals crucial for Cheltenham

With Morecambe just one point off bottom, it could be a great chance for Varney to add to his four goals this season.

Now 37 years-old, Varney hit 14 goals last season to help steer his side clear of relegation.

He has not been as prolific at the start of this season but what a huge goal it could prove to be, that he scored against Walsall on Saturday.

Milton’s Macclesfield preview

Last season, Cheltenham began the turnaround in their season by coming from two goals down to beat Macclesfield 3-2 in a relegation fight in League Two.

This time round, both are fighting for points at the right end of the table, with Cheltenham four points off top and the Silkmen in ninth place.

“They are a good side Macclesfield. They’re not the Macclesfield that were languishing near the bottom last year for long periods,” Milton said.

“We’re going to concentrate on ourselves largely but we’re going to have to have half an eye on them as well.”

Another Jonny-Rocks thriller?

It’s been the ground to go to for entertainment value and goals this season, with 29 already in all competitions.

Macclesfield will also be going in search of a win that would lift them in to the play-off places.

Last seasons ding-dong battle was marred by homophobic abuse directed at Silkmen chief and former England International Sol Campbell.

The Green Army make long trip

It’s one of the gruelling most away days in League Two, and FGR have made it that little bit harder after throwing away a two goal lead to draw 2-2 with Mansfield on Saturday.

With Mansfield marooned in mid table, FGR started brightly creating countless chances with Cooper claiming it should’ve been ‘game over’ at half-time.

With only 30 minutes to go, The Green Devils were 2-0 up but due to some poor defending and goalkeeping, they drew 2-2, with the latter a mistake leading to a late equaliser.

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