Our prediction for this League 1 match:
Wycombe play host to Plymouth at their Adams Park on day 12 of the new League One campaign. The Chairboys aim to make amends for back-to-back defeats to Derby County and Sheffield Wednesday, but they will have a big fish to fry against the league leaders. Experienced attacker Sam Vokes seems to be the only bright star in Gareth Ainsworth’s team, which is probably the main reason why home win should not be considered.
The Pilgrims, on the other hand, aim to retain top position in the standings, and we predict that they will take advantage of Wycombe’s shaky defence. The good news for the away side is that important defender Brendan Galloway is back from suspension. In their last meeting in the English third tier Wycombe defeated Plymouth 2-0, meaning that Steven Schumacher’s charges are hungry for revenge.
Highlighted Player (Jason McCarthy):
Jason McCarthy is a product of the famous Southampton youth academy. McCarthy started his youth career in his hometown club back in 2002 and he made his senior debut with the Saints in the Premier League on December 26, 2014, coming as a substitute for Nathaniel Clyne in a 3-1 away victory at Crystal Palace.
After spending a couple of seasons on loan at Wycombe Wanderers and Walsall, the English defender signed a three-year deal with Barnsley in the summer of 2017 for an undisclosed fee. Jason McCarthy was struggling to secure a first-team football at the Oakwell stadium outfit and, as a result, he returned to Wycombe Wanderers on August 9, 2018, penning a three-year contract with the League One side.
His preferred foot is right, his main position centre-back, but he is used as a right-back as well. Jason McCarthy was born in Southampton on November 7, 1995.
Highlighted Team (Plymouth):
Nicknamed the Pilgrims, Plymouth are a professional football club that host their rivals at Home Park. The stadium, which can hold up to 18,600 people, was built in 1892 and opened the following year. Plymouth footballers wear dark green jerseys and white shorts when playing in front of home fans, while light green and white are the dominant colours of their away kit.
The Pilgrims made it to the FA Cup semi-finals in the 1983-84 season, with the team advancing to the Football League Cup semis on two occasions (1964-65, 1973-74). The Pilgrims recorded their biggest win against Millwall on January 16, 1932, with the team beating the Lions 8-1, and they repeated the success in 1994 as they rolled over Hartlepool United in the Second Division.
The club suffered their heaviest defeat against Stoke City (0-9) on December 17, 1960. Fellow Devon teams Exeter City and Torquay United are seen as the club’s fiercest rivals.