Our prediction for this League 2 match:
Forest Green play host to Northampton Town as they aim to regain top position in the League Two standings. The Green Army failed to find the net in the previous two league fixtures, and given Northampton’s solid defence, a low-scoring affair is on the cards at the New Lawn. Welsh tactician Rob Edwards should stick to the 3-5-2 formation, with Matt and Stevens up front. The Cobblers, on the other hand, aim to build on a 2-0 win over Scunthorpe.
As previously mentioned, Northampton have been impressive at the back of late, and, taking everything into account, we believe that there is a big value in betting on under 2.5 goals. In their last meeting in the League Two Northampton defeated Forest Green 1-0 thanks to Matthew Mills’ own-goal. Danny Rose should keep his place up front after finding the net in the win over the Iron.
Highlighted Player (Ebou Adams):
After spending his youth career at Orpington and Dartford, Ebou Adams made his debut for the Dartford senior team on April 26, 2014, in a 3-1 loss to Nuneaton Town. Born in Greenwich, England on January 15, 1996, Ebou Adams is a midfielder who played for the likes of Walton Casuals (loan), Norwich City, Braintree Town (loan), Shrewsbury Town (loan), Leyton Orient (loan), and Ebbsfleet Town as well before joining Forest Green Rovers.
He signed a two-year deal with the Green Army on June 18, 2019, making his debut with the club on August 10, 2019, in a 1-1 draw with Walsall. The footballer of Gambian descent debuted for the Gambia national team against Morocco B in November 2017.
His primary position is central midfield, but he is often used as a defensive midfielder. Ebou Adams has dual citizenship (England/Gambia), and he wears the number 14 shirt at Forest Green.
Highlighted Team (Northampton):
Northampton are a professional football club that compete in the League Two, the English fourth tier. The Cobblers play their home matches at Sixfields Stadium, the venue that has a capacity of 7,798. Northampton Town are well known for their claret and white home kit, while black is the dominant colour of their away jersey.
Northampton did well to make it to the Charity Shield final in 1909, with the team suffering a 2-0 loss to Newcastle United in the title game. The Cobblers are holding the record for the shortest time taken to secure promotion from the bottom tier to the top flight and relegated back down to the bottom again. Northampton Town managed to do so in only nine years.
Peterborough united are regarded as the club’s main rivals, with other significant rivalries including the likes of Oxford United, Milton Keynes Dons, Cambridge United, Coventry City, and Rushden & Diamonds.