2019-20 League 1 – Fleetwood vs Portsmouth Preview & Prediction

THE FACTS

When does Fleetwood vs Portsmouth kick off? Saturday 22nd February, 2020 – 15:00 (UK)

Where is Fleetwood vs Portsmouth being played? Highbury Stadium

What TV channel is Fleetwood vs Portsmouth on in the UK? Sky Sports have the rights to League 1 matches in the UK, so it is worth checking their schedule

Where can I stream Fleetwood vs Portsmouth in the UK? If televised, subscribers can stream the match live on Sky Go

Where can I get tickets for Fleetwood vs Portsmouth?

Fleetwood – https://www.fleetwoodtownfc.com/tickets/

Portsmouth – https://www.portsmouthfc.co.uk/tickets/

What was the score in the last meeting between Fleetwood & Portsmouth? Portsmouth 1-2 Fleetwood

THE TEAM NEWS

FLEETWOOD

Predicted line-up (3-4-2-1): Cairns; Connolly, Souttar, Gibson; Thorvaldsson, Coutts, Whelan, Andrew; Burns, McKay; Madden

Unavailable: Evans (Suspended), Morgan (Injured), Rossiter (Injured), Dempsey (Injured)

Doubtful: Coyle (Injured)

PORTSMOUTH

Predicted line-up (4-2-3-1): Bass; Bolton, Burgess, Raggett, Seddon; Naylor, McGeehan; Harness, Evans, Curtis; Marquis

Unavailable: Morris (Injured), Pitman (Out of favour), Haunstrup (Injured)

Doubtful: Harrison (Injured), Cannon (Injured)

THE KEY STATS

  • Fleetwood Town have won their last 4 League 1 matches.
  • Portsmouth have won 6 of their last 7 League 1 matches.
  • There have been under 2.5 goals scored in 9 of Portsmouth's last 11 League 1 matches.
  • Portsmouth have scored at least 2 goals in 4 of their last 5 League 1 matches.
  • Both teams have scored in 4 of Fleetwood Town's last 5 home League 1 matches.

THE PREDICTION

After beating Peterborough last weekend, Fleetwood host another promotion chasing side here in Portsmouth, who are coming off the back of an EFL Trophy semi-final clash in midweek. That extra fixture may lead to some fatigue and Fleetwood will hope to take advantage with a fast start in this one.

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