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Blues face Robins in break from league misery


Wycombe Wanderers entertain Cheltenham Town on Tuesday in the second-round of the Johnstone's Paint Trophy.

Wycombe are 22nd in League One with 8 points from 11 games.

Cheltenham are 11th in League Two with 17 points from 11 games.


Wycombe's Home Record (All Comps)........Won 3 - Drawn 1 - Lost 4

Cheltenham's Away Record (All Comps).....Won 2 - Drawn 1 - Lost 3


Wycombe did the double over the Robins last season with Stuart Beavon and Gareth Ainsworth scoring in a 2-1 win at Whaddon Road and Ben Strevens and Gaz again doing the business in a 2-1 victory at Adams Park.

The Blues went on to clinch promotion but are seriously struggling to compete in League One and on Saturday lost for the seventh time in their last eight league games.

While our heroes were committing defensive suicide at Rochdale, the Robins were romping to a 3-1 victory at Bristol Rovers to position themselves just one point below the play-offs and four points below the automatic promotion places.

Captained by former Chairboy Alan Bennett, Cheltenham reached this stage of the JPT by beating Torquay United 2-1 at Whaddon Road in the first round.

Wycombe arrived at this point thanks to Stuart Beavon''s hat-trick in a 3-1 win over Bristol Rovers at Adams Park.

Just to give you a reminder of where we are, there are currently 32 teams left in the competition, 16 north and 16 south. Victory over the Robins would take Wycombe into the Southern Area Quarter Finals only three rounds away from a trip to Wembley.

Competition rules mean both managers must include in their starting eleven at least six players who started the previous game - or at least six players out of the 11 who have made the most starting appearances in league and cup matches this season.

Here are some stats.......


Cheltenham's last five games (All Competitions)

Lg2: Macclesfield (H)...........Won 2-0

Lg2: Torquay (A)...............Drew 2-2

Lg2: AFC Wimbledon (A)......Lost 1-4

Lg2: Hereford (H)..............Drew 0-0

Lg2: Bristol Rovers (A)........Won 3-1



Wycombe's last five games (All Competitions)

Lg1: Yeovil (A).....................Lost 0-1

Lg1: Tranmere (A)...............Lost 0-2

Lg1: Sheffield Utd (H)..........Won 1-0

Lg1: Preston (H)..................Lost 3-4

Lg1: Rochdale (A)................Lost 1-2



Cheltenham Goal Stats (13 games in all Competitions)

Goals Scored (Total).........Lg: 16...Cups: 3...Total: 19

Goals Conceded (Total).....Lg: 14...Cups: 5...Total: 19

Goals Scored (Away)........Lg: 9.....Cups: 0...Total: 9

Goals Conceded (Away)....Lg: 11...Cups: 0...Total: 11

Clean Sheets....................Lg: 3.....Cups: 0...Total: 3



Wycombe Goal Stats (14 games in all Competitions)

Goals Scored (Total)..........Lg: 10...Cups: 7...Total: 17

Goals Conceded (Total)......Lg: 18...Cups: 8...Total: 26

Goals Scored (Home).........Lg: 5.....Cups: 7...Total: 12

Goals Conceded (Home).....Lg: 8.....Cups: 8...Total: 16

Clean Sheets.....................Lg: 1.....Cups: 0...Total: 1



Cheltenham's Top Goal Scorers - (All Competitions)

Kaid Mohamed...............4

Jeff Goulding..................4 (inc 1 pen)

Darryl Duffy...................3 (inc 1 pen)

Joshua Low....................2

James Spencer..............2

Luke Summerfield..........2

Two other players have each scored 1 goal.



Wycombe's Top Goal Scorers - (All Competitions)

Stuart Beavon...........6

Scott Donnelly...........4 (inc 2 pens)

Joel Grant.................2

Five other players have each scored 1 goal.



Cheltenham Shooting (Top-3) - All Competitions

Kaid Mohamed.......12 on-target...11 off-target...0 against woodwork

Jeff Goulding..........10 on-target...11 off-target...0 against woodwork

Marlon Pack...........10 on-target...11 off-target...0 against woodwork



Wycombe Shooting (Top-3) - All Competitions

Scott Donnelly.........10 on-target...10 off-target...0 against woodwork

Joel Grant.................7 on-target.....9 off-target...0 against woodwork

Stuart Beavon..........13 on-target.....2 off-target...0 against woodwork



Shooting (Club) - League Games Only

Cheltenham......68 on target...68 off target...1 against w'work

Wycombe.........40 on target...52 off target...3 against w'work



Previous Meetings

In 28 previous meetings there have been 10 wins for Wycombe, 8 for Cheltenham and 10 draws.

In Wycombe, there have been 6 wins for the Blues, 4 for the Robins and 5 draws.

1974/75 FAC: Wycombe 3 Cheltenham 1

1985/86 GLg: Wycombe 3 Cheltenham 3

1987/88 FAT: Wycombe 2 Cheltenham 3

1987/88 Con: Wycombe 5 Cheltenham 3

1988/89 Con: Wycombe 1 Cheltenham 0

1989/90 Con: Wycombe 0 Cheltenham 4

1990/91 Con: Wycombe 0 Cheltenham 2

1990/91 FAT: Wycombe 2 Cheltenham 1

1991/92 Con: Wycombe 2 Cheltenham 2

1992/93 FAT: Wycombe 3 Cheltenham 1

2002/03 Lg1: Wycombe 1 Cheltenham 1

2004/05 Lg2: Wycombe 1 Cheltenham 1

2005/06 Lg2: Wycombe 0 Cheltenham 0

2005/06 Poff: Wycombe 1 Cheltenham 2

2010/11 Lg2: Wycombe 2 Cheltenham 1



The Man In The Middle

Tuesday's referee is Iain Williamson from Berkshire who was promoted to the National List of Referees in 2002. His last Wycombe games were in the 2008/09 season when he took charge of a 4-2 win over Port Vale and a 3-1 defeat at Bournemouth. So far this campaign he's issued 0 red and 24 yellow cards in 8 games.



Prediction

Wycombe 3 Cheltenham 2




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Writer: Len Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday October 3 2011

Time: 12:34AM

 

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