Our prediction for this League 2 match:
Blundell Park will host Saturday’s football game between Grimsby Town and Exeter City. Grimsby Town are undefeated in the previous five league fixtures, but they face an uphill task in the game against Exeter City, who are eyeing automatic promotion to the League One. It has to be noted that Grimsby defender Harry Davis is likely to miss the match with injury.
The Grecians have been producing splendid displays in the League Two at the start of the year, with the team defeating the likes of Forest Green Rovers and Cambridge United without conceding. Exeter City aim to move one step closer to returning to the English third tier, and we predict that they will take advantage of the fact that the Grimsby Town important defender is out of contention through injury. In the first half of the season the Mariners defeated the Grecians 3-1, meaning that the visitors are hungry for revenge.
Highlighted Player (Ludvig Ohman):
Born in Umea, Sweden on October 9, 1991, Carl Ludvig Ohman is a defender who plays for Grimsby Town in the League Two. Ohman began his youth career at Sandakerns SK, and in 2007 he moved to the fellow Swedish club Kalmar FF.
The experienced centre-back continued playing for Kalmar FF at the senior level, but in 2016 he decided to take a step forward in his career, signing a deal with J-League club Nagoya Grampus. Ludvig Ohman played for the likes of AFC Eskilstuna and IF Brommapojkarna as well before joining his current club.
Ohman made his Grimsby Town debut in a 2-2 draw with Oldham Athletic on September 14, 2019, finding the net in the dying minutes of the match. The 191-cm tall defender has eight caps with the Sweden U19 team while making eight appearances with the U17 team. He can be used as both centre and right back.
Highlighted Team (Exeter):
Nicknamed the Grecians, Exeter City are a professional football club that welcome their rivals at St. James Park. The stadium was opened in September 1904, and it can hold up to 8,696 spectators. Exeter City play their homes in white jerseys with red stripes, and black shorts, while violet and yellow are the dominant colours of their away kit.
The Grecians made it to the FA Cup quarter-finals on two occasions (1930/31, 1980/81), with the team advancing to the FA Trophy semis in the 2005/06 season. The likes of Harry Gee, Cliff Bastin, Maurice Setters, Dick Pym, Fred Whitlow, Arnold Mitchell, Tony Kellow, Fred Binney, Darran Rowbotham, Lee Sharp, and David Pleat are one of the most notable footballers who played for Exeter City in the past.
Plymouth Argyle, Torquay United, Bristol Rovers, and Yeovil Town are considered the club’s fiercest rivals. The Grecians currently compete in the League Two.