Our prediction for this League 2 match:
Buoyed by a hard-fought 1-0 win over Stevenage, Tranmere Rovers will look to keep their playoffs hopes alive when they face Crawley Town on Tuesday evening. The Super Whites have regained a much-needed confidence, but they need to keep on improving their game if they are to secure a top-seven finish. Barring any fresh injury worries, Micky Mellon is unlikely to make changes to the team that defeated Stevenage at the weekend.
The Red Devils, on the other hand, aim to put an end to their three-game losing run, but given their shaky defence, we believe that there is a big value in betting on the playoffs-chasing hosts. Aramide Oteh is pushing for a start after scoring as a substitute in the 5-2 loss to Carlisle, while defender Ludwig Francillette is likely to drop to the bench following his poor performance in the last league match.
Highlighted Player (Jordan Turnbull):
Born in Trowbridge, England, on October 30, 1994, Jordan Turnbull is a professional footballer who plays for Northampton Town as a defender. Turnbull is a product of Swindon Town football academy, but in 2007 he was spotted by Southampton scouts.
Despite signing a professional contract with Southampton, he did not see any game action with the Saints at senior level. The English footballer made no fewer than 86 league appearances for Swindon Town during his loan spell with the Robins, and in 2016 he signed a contract with Coventry City.
Jordan Turnbull spent the 2017/2018 on loan Partick Thistle before joining Northampton Town permanently. Speaking of his international career, the Northampton centre-back has two caps with the England U19 team, and one cap with the England U20. Jordan Turnbull, who is used as a left-back as well, wears the number 6 jersey at Northampton Town. His preferred foot is left.
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.