Solihull Moors remained injury free during their visit to South Wales in their draw against Wrexham so are likely to name a very similar side when they travel to the league leaders with Joe Sbarra especially likely to keep his place ahead of Danny Newton.
Predicted Line-Up: Boot (GK) ; Clarke, Howe, Maynard, Boyes ; Maycock, Storer ; Barnett, Sbarra, Osborne ; Dallas (4-2-3-1)
As for Stockport County, they will be without playmaker Antoni Sarcevic after he was shown a straight red card during Friday’s defeat to Grimsby Town. This means we are likely to see Championship loanee Andy Cannon take his place in the side.
Predicted Line-Up: Hinchliffe (GK) ; Minihan, Palmer, Hogan, Johnson, Hippolyte ; Croasdale, Collar ; Cannon ; Madden, Quigley (5-2-1-2 / 3-4–1-2)
Solihull Moors’ draw against Wrexham extended their unbeaten run to sixteen matches in the National League with their last league defeat occurring against Bromley in the opening match of 2022. They will definitely be keen to extend that on Monday afternoon.
Stockport County suffered their first defeat in the league since mid-December when they lost two one to play off chasing Grimsby Town on Friday in a game when they spent the entirety of the second half with ten men. They will be confident knowing a win would take them within touching distance of the National League title.
Head To Head Record
Solihull Moors & Stockport County have met eleven times in total. Stockport have won three of those matches including a win last time these two sides met earlier in the season. There has also been three draws between the two sides and Solihull slightly edge the head to head winning five times in the past which should make for a very entertaining match.
Stockport’s Ollie Crankshaw thought he’d put the visitors in front when he headed home at the far post but the official had his flag up very quickly to rule the goal out. Scott Quigley also went close for the visitors but his goal bound effort was well blocked on the goal line by full-back James Clarke. Jamey Osborne Went close for Solihull when his shot cannoned off the crossbar but Stockport eventually took the lead when experienced striker Paddy Madden converted from close range in the only goal of the game.
Player To Watch - Stockport County
For the home side, my player to watch has to be the experienced striker Paddy Madden.
Madden has currently scored nineteen goals this season in thirty-six appearances which is an incredible return. He is a proven striker in the football league and the fact he’s even in the National League is a crime in itself.
If Stockport want to bounce back from Friday, Madden is certainly the man that will most likely cause Solihull the most problems and he will get chances and if he isn’t stopped, he will score.
Player To Watch - Solihull Moors
My player to watch for Solihull Moors has to be their playmaker Joe Sbarra.
Sbarra has enjoyed a terrific goalscoring season this season and secured goal number fifteen of the campaign against Wrexham ok Friday and will be keen to continue his good form as Solihull close in on a playoff place.
If Solihull Moors want to continue their good form, they need to ensure that Sbarra is given as much involvement as possible because he is the one that can Make things happen with ease.
Meet The Managers
Solihull Moors boss Neal Ardley was full of praise for his players after a phenomenal run which sees his side sixteen matches unbeaten and will be keen to keep that going.
How To Watch The Game!
Tomorrow (Monday 18th April), will be a 3:00pm kick off at Edgeley Park. Tickets are available for both sides and pay on the gate is also possible. Ticket prices are as follows;
- Adults (18+) £18
- Students £12
- OAPS £12
- Disabled Fans £12
- Kids (6-17) £5
- Under 6s Free
For more information, please follow the following link; http://www.stockportcounty.com/match-day-tickets/?ftredirect=1
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