Match Preview: Shrewsbury Town U19 v Macclesfield Town U19 A

Macclesfield Town U19 A travel to third placed Shrewsbury Town looking to go joint top of the league. 

On Wednesday Macclesfield Town A return to league action as they make the 126 mile round trip to Shrewsbury College to face third placed Shrewsbury. 

After the excitement of the cup last week, Macclesfield Town A travel to Shropshire looking to return to the summit of the North Central League 1 table after Sheffield Wednesdays victory 7-0 victory over Burton Albion moved them into pole position. 

Shrewsbury who currently occupy third place will be looking for a reaction as they lost 1-0 to Burton Albion B last time out. Prior to that game they were on a run of five wins out of six, only loosing to ourselves in the process. After playing eight league games the shropshire side have amassed eight points, winnng two games, drawing two and loosing four. Shrewsbury did manage to top their group in the cup but unfortuantley became unstuck against Rochdale, loosing 4-2 on penalties after it finished two a peice in normal time.

In contrast, the Silkmen side has been consistent all season, playing fourteen games in the league and cup and winning twelve in the process. Only dropping points to Birmingham City after an exciting 3-3 draw in the cup and, most recently to Sheffield Wednesday after a close game which ended one all. 

Sean Holland on the ball against Doncaster Rovers

Paul McGuire will be expecting his side to continue his sides fantastic form as they are looking to make it fifteen games unbeaten in league and cup. After beating Shrewsbury 9-0 only a few weeks ago McGuire will be hoping for a similar result for the A team to return to the top of the table. 

McGuire’s side will be without the ever present Liam Logan and Ramani Manning who out both ruled out through injuries. Connor Seymour is still out with a knee injury. 

These two teams last met each other back in January, and it was Macclesfield who came out victors by a fantastic nine goals to nil. In a pretty routine vicotry for the A team Tyler James scored four goals, Tyler Beck netted twice whilst Liam Logan and Sean Holland. 

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