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Match Preview: Cheltenham Town vs Bury

5 March 2019

Bury will play their last scheduled Tuesday night game of the season on Tuesday as they make their way to the Jonny-Rocks Stadium to play Cheltenham Town.

The Shakers head into the game on the back of a run of four consecutive away wins, and know that a win over the Robins will see them claim top spot in Sky Bet League Two.

Manager Ryan Lowe knows there are no easy games, and says Tuesday's will be no different: "We're expecting another tough game. We've analysed them and will have a plan to execute.

"Hopefully we'll do that, but it's a 90-minute battle for us and it's one we'll relish".

After scoring his eighteenth goal of the season in Saturday's 3-0 win over Macclesfield Town, Nicky Maynard was looking forward to another game coming along so soon afterwards: "When you win it's good to get a game as quickly as possible because you can keep the momentum going.

"Hopefully we can get another three points that will see us go top of the league".

Cheltenham Town's View

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Last Time Out

Match Coverage

Domestic iFollow subscribers can listen to live commentary of Tuesday's game by signing into their account and visiting the match centre.

Overseas subscribers can watch the match live by following the same instructions. We will also have updates over on our Twitter account: @buryfcofficial. There will be post-match reaction on the website, iFollow and our official YouTube channel, with highlights to follow.

Referee

Tuesday's referee is Paul Tierney.

Paul has officiated twenty-four games this season, eighteen of which have been in the Premier League. His other games have come in the Championship, FA Cup, League Cup and Checkatrade Trophy.

Paul's last game in charge was Manchester United's 3-0 win over Fulham at Craven Cottage on 9th February, where five yellow cards were shown.

Overall, Paul has shown 79 yellow cards and one red card so far this season.

We've Met Before

The Shakers and Cheltenham have previously met on fifteen occasions.

Cheltenham have the edge with 8 wins to Bury's 6, with one game finishing all-square.

Form Guide

Bury proudly sit atop the League Two Form Guide with fourteen points from the eighteen on offer from the last six games played in the competition.

Cheltenham lie tenth, with three wins and three losses to their name over the same period.

Away from home, Bury have won their last four in a row, whilst Cheltenham have found good form on home soil, winning their last four played there.


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