Our prediction for this League 1 match:
Portsmouth will be looking to bounce back from a 1-0 loss to AFC Wimbledon when they take on Lincoln City at their Fratton Park in what is expected to be one of the most exciting games of Tuesday’s program. The Pompey just can’t find their best form in the 2019/2020 season and, as a result, they sit in the danger zone in the League One standings. Portsmouth are eager to get back on course, but the game against Lincoln City will be anything but a walk in the park for the hosts.
The Imps have been struggling in front of goal of late. Following a 2-0 loss to Peterborough United, Lincoln played out a goalless draw with Shrewsbury Town at the weekend, but given the Pompey’s recent form, we predict that the visitors are going to grab something from the midweek fixture. It has to be noted that the Imps will be without suspended defender Cian Bolger against Portsmouth.
Highlighted Player (Luke McGee):
Born on the 2nd of September, 1995, Luke McGee is an English professional footballer who plays for Portsmouth FC in the English Football League One. The 1.92m tall goalkeeper is a Tottenham Hotspur product who turned professional with the club in 2014.
Although never having featured for its first team, McGee made sporadic appearances for the club's Under-18 and Under-23 teams before joining Petersborough United on a 4-month loan. He made his first league one appearance with the club in a 2-2 draw with Port Vale at home on the 10th of September, 2016. At the end of the loan period, he returned to Spurs, who, in turn, sold him to Portsmouth in a deal worth 100,000 euros at the start of the 2017-2018 season.
McGee has since made over 40 appearances for the Pompey, where his current contract runs until the Summer of 2020. On the International front, the 24-year-old has featured for the England Under-17 team, making his debut in 2011 at the age of 15.
Highlighted Team (Lincoln):
Lincoln City are one of the oldest clubs competing in the League One as they were founded back in 1884. Lincoln City FC were established as an amateur association, but they turned professional in the 1891/1892 season.
Back then they played at John O’Gaunts stadium, but nowadays Sincil Bank is the club’s home ground. Sincil Bank was opened in 1895, holding up to 10,120 people. The club’s main colours are red, white and black, whilst the Imps wear green shirts and white shorts when playing on the road. Lincoln City and Mansfield Town are regarded as the club’s fiercest rivals, but the Limps had some sort of local rivalry with Peterborough United, Hull City and York City as well.
Albert Iremonger (42 years and 312 days) is the oldest footballer to have played for the club, whilst Shane Nicholson (16 years and 112 days) is the youngest one. Lincoln City recorded a thrilling 9-1 victory over then local rivals Sleaford in their first game.