Our prediction for this League 2 match:
After playing out a goalless draw with Bradford City at the weekend, Cambridge United will be looking to return to winning ways in the League Two when they host Crawley Town at Abbey Stadium. The Yellows are undefeated in the previous five league fixtures, but they need to start winning on a regular basis if they are to secure automatic promotion to League One. It has to be noted that Cambridge United are eyeing their 8th home win of the season.
The Red Devils, on the other hand, aim to build on back-to-back wins over Forest Green and Bolton Wanderers. Crawley Town were beaten by Bournemouth in the FA Cup last 32 in midweek, meaning that they will be fully focused on the League Two in the remainder of the season. Anyhow, a close encounter is on the cards at Abbey Stadium, and we believe that punters can find value in betting on draw.
Highlighted Player (Liam O’Neil):
Born in Cambridge, England on July 31, 1993, Liam O’Neil is an English footballer who plays as both defender as midfielder for Cambridge United in the League Two. O’Neil is a product of the Cambridge United football school, but he played for Histon during his youth career as well.
In the summer of 2012 he joined WBA youth academy, and it has to be noted that he made three appearances for the Baggies at senior level in all competitions. Liam O’Neil played for the likes of VPS and Scunthorpe United on loan as well before joining Chesterfield in 2015.
After scoring two goals in 45 appearances for the club in the league, O’Neil moved to Cambridge United in the winter of 2017. As his mother comes from Wales, O’Neil is open to play for the Wales national team, but he has yet to earn a cap with the Dragons.
Highlighted Team (Crawley):
Crawley Town are an English football club that compete in the League 2. The club was founded back in 1896 and in the 2011/2012 season they secured promotion to the English fourth tier for the first time. The Devils play their home games at Broadfield Stadium, the venue which was built and opened in 1997.
The stadium has a capacity of 6,144 spectators and is owned by Crawley Borough Council. Crawley Town are well known for their red home kit, with the team wearing white shirts and sky blue shorts when playing on the travels. Crawley Town fans consider AFC Wimbledon the club’s biggest rivals, but they have rivalries with Brighton and Swindon Town as well.
In 1959 the Devils won the Metropolitan League Cup, which is considered one of the club’s biggest successes. Crawley Town won the Sussex Professional Cup in 1970, the Gilbert Rice Floodlight Cup in 1980 and 1984, the Southern Counties Combination Floodlight Cup in 1986, and the Sussex Senior Cup in 1990 and 1991.