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Preview: Forest Green Rovers (A)

6 December 2019

The Iron will be looking to continue a run of four successive wins in all competitions when they make the trip to face high-flying Forest Green Rovers on Saturday.

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United haven't lost in the league since October 19th and will be looking to continue their climb up the League Two table, having climbed to 16th with a 2-1 home win over Port Vale in their last league encounter on November 23rd.

It will be the first match in all competitions since November 27th when United won 3-1 away at League One side Blackpool in the second round of the Trophy.

Our opponents sit second in the division, one point away from the top, and drew 0-0 at home to current top three rivals Crewe Alexandra in their last league game.

They drew 2-2 at home to Carlisle United in the Emirates FA Cup second round last weekend too.


Matthew Lund sits out the first game of a three match suspension following his red card against Port Vale.

Elsewhere, the only other absentees are Regan Slater (ankle) and Jordan Hallam (hamstring). Click here to read Paul Hurst's update on them.


The two teams have only met once, with United running out 2-0 winners in the FA Cup first round in November 2004. Gary McSheffrey scored two goals as the Iron negotiated through a tricky tie at the then non-league outfit.


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