";s:4:"text";s:4636:"All predictions, data and statistics at one infographic. Cheltenham Town Northampton Town live score (and video online live stream*) starts on 22 Jun 2020 at 19:00 UTC time in League Two, Playoffs - England.
They scored a goal and we took a backwards step. After beating strugglers Macclesfield on February 1, they lost six of their next eight matches across all competitions.Read my match preview, for the best betting tips and correct score predictions for this fixture.They went on a five-match winning streak and only lost twice in 2020, after 13 league games. With that in mind, perhaps it shouldn't come as a surprise that they struggled in defeat last time out. But the Welsh at Cheltenham can get in trouble anytime! Sky Bet League Two Play-Offs Semi-Final.Across all divisions, the last team to lose the first leg of a Football League play-off by two or more goals and then progress to the final was Yeovil Town against Nottingham Forest in 2006/07 in League One, losing the first leg 2-0 before winning 5-2 in the second leg.Keith Curle says they are still in the tie and an early goal would completely change the complexion of things, but if Cheltenham turn up and play like they did on Thursday night then I can only see one outcome from the second leg, and that's them reaching Wembley.Cheltenham face Northampton in the Sky Bet League Two play-off semi-final second leg on Monday, live on Sky Sports Football.Cheltenham have won four of their last five League Two matches against Northampton (D1) since the start of last season, winning both of their home games in that run.FREE TO PLAY: Do not miss your chance to land the £250,000 jackpot for the sixth time this season.All five previous teams to win the first leg away from home by two or more goals in the fourth tier play-offs have gone on to progress to the final.Conor Thomas' goal in the first leg was his seventh in League Two this season for Cheltenham - only Ryan Broom (8) has scored more for the Robins this season.Check out the latest EFL odds and more from Sky Bet...Northampton are looking for their first away win against Cheltenham since the second leg of the 2012/13 League Two play-offs, when they won 1-0 with Luke Guttridge scoring the winner.Since shipping seven goals against Newport in a Football League Trophy match in November, Cheltenham have only conceded more than once in a game once in all competitions, conceding just 16 goals across 24 matches since then.Should Cheltenham reach the play-off final, it will be their fourth play-off final in the fourth tier - the joint-most of any side (Blackpool and Torquay United also reached four).Northampton Town have lost seven of their last nine matches in all competitions, although they won their last away match in February away at Grimsby Town.From the moment Northampton missed that penalty you felt Cheltenham took control of the tie, and were unlikely to relinquish it. I showed them the documentary about when Arsenal had to beat Liverpool 2-0 [to win the Division One title in 1989] and other clips of the success that this club has had. Northampton last played in League One and 2018, while Cheltenham have faced more than 10 years away from the third tier. Cheltenham got the better of Northampton in their regular season meetings and ended the campaign in impressive form.
Cheltenham is ranked on the 21st place in the standings with 50 points, 49 goals scored and 69 goals received in the last 46 leagueevents. Teams Cheltenham Port Vale played so far 21 matches. The team ending the season in seventh position in League Two has won the play-offs in five of the last 10 seasons, with Blackpool in 2016-17 the most recent side to do so.Northampton and Cheltenham will meet in the EFL play-offs for a second time in their history - with the Cobblers winning both semi-final legs in the 2012-13 League Two edition before falling short in the final to Bradford City (0-3).Cheltenham Town have never kept an away clean sheet against Northampton Town in all competitions, conceding 28 goals in 17 games.FREE TO PLAY: Do not miss your chance to land the £250,000 jackpot for the sixth time this season.A unique position for both teams.
I'm predicting a Northampton win.Northampton, who were a point above Vale after 37 games this term, endured some poor form before the pandemic.