Match Preview | Wanderers v Cheltenham Town


Wanderers return to the Toughsheet Community Stadium on Tuesday evening to take on Cheltenham Town in Sky Bet League One.

Ian Evatt’s side left London empty handed at the weekend but with four straight league wins under their belt prior to Saturday, the Whites will be looking to put that quickly behind them with a good performance under the lights.

Manager quotes

Ian Evatt: “For me, it’s not how you manage the wins, it’s how you manage the defeats. Saturday was disappointing but we know we can be a lot better than that and we have been a lot better than that. It’s about getting back to that performance level.

“I think creating a really positive atmosphere and environment is crucial to us. Cheltenham are going to be really well organised and, obviously, we want to score early because it makes it easier for us.

“But that might not be the case. We have to respect the opposition with that and if it does take longer and takes into the second half to create the spaces and make them bigger and wear them out physically then we must do that. It doesn't matter if you score in the first minute or the 89th. Provided you get the goals you need to get three points, that's all that matters.”


Team News

Nothing new to report from the Wanderers camp as Will Forrester remains sidelined with a hamstring problem whilst Randell Williams returned to action as a second half substitute on Saturday.

Gethin Jones and Carlos Mendes Gomes are still on international duty.

Form guide

Cheltenham will come into this one filled with confidence following an impressive 2-1 win against Portsmouth last time out but they will be hoping to shake off any rustiness having not played since due to postponements.

In fairness, since Clarke was appointed the Robins’ boss, Town seem a different side to the beginning of the season. Previously a team leaking goals and failing to score but now have lost just once in their last five and winning three of those.

Having looked cut adrift in the opening months of the season, Cheltenham now find themselves four points from safety and with fire in their bellies as they head to the north west on Tuesday.

Wanderers secured four consecutive league wins before defeat at Leyton Orient. A hard fought FA Cup replay against Luton Town and a 3-1 away win at Acrrington Stanley in the Bristol Street Motors Trophy were sandwiched in between those league games.



Referee: Benjamin Speedie

Assistant Referees: Joe Simpson and Stephen Wade

Fourth Official: Mark Jones


Tuesday, 7:45pm.


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