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Accrington Stanley will travel Oldham Athletic on Tuesday to extend their four-game winning streak by getting a spot in the third round of the EFL Cup.
League two opponents Oldham got off to a less strong start to the season, but cup football could prove to be exactly the kind of distraction needed.
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Oldham have not yet won a game in the league, which is why they are currently bottom of the league as they fear the possibility of a relegation battle throughout the season.
The Latics have struggled so far and the lack of goals has proven to be a major reason as they have only found the net twice in the league.
Keith Curle‘s men were defeated 2-1 against Colchester United in their last appearance and conceded two goals in the first 15 minutes that set the tone Dylan BahamboulaHis goal wasn’t enough to get his team back into play.
Curle took over Oldham afterwards Harry KewellHis tenure came to an end last season, but since then he has only led the club to four wins.
Last season, the Latics were knocked out of the EFL Cup in this round with a 1-0 loss to Morecambe.
Oldham defeated the Tranmere Rovers in the first round of the competition, where they actually fought from behind to score a 2-2 draw before moving on to a penalty shoot-out in their only win of the season to date.
Accrington Stanley already improved their EFL Cup first-round elimination last year, which will undoubtedly be a positive situation, but the club now want to go one step further.
Since the elimination of Rotherham United in this competition with an 86th minute Colby Bishop With the 2-1 win, Accrington didn’t lose a single game as they built their confidence.
Stanley comes into this game after a 1-0 straight win proving how resilient they are on the defensive and they now want a fifth win on the go to stay in the EFL Cup.
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Oldham Athletic will continue to have to do without regular goalkeepers Danny Rogerswho recently had a shoulder injury to contend with Laurie Walker Opportunities are offered.
However, the club will have been empowered by the news that Ousseynou Cisse has signed a new contract entrusting his future to the Latics on whom he wants to build in terms of his accomplishments.
Accrington Stanley could do without a defender Michael Nottinghamwho scored the winning goal in the last league game due to an injury late in the game.
John Coleman have named an unchanged team in their last three games but the Nottingham blow could mean a new loan Sam Shering making his debut for the club.
Oldham Athletic possible starting line-up:
Walking aid; Clarke, Sheehan, Piergianni; Adams, Cisse, Bettache, Hart; Bahamboula, Davis, Hope
Accrington Stanley possible starting line-up:
Trafford; Sykes, Shering, Rodgers; Pritchard, Metzger, Morgan, Pell, McConville; Karl, bishop
Probability: Oldham Athletic 0-2 Accrington Stanley
Accrington Stanley have made an impressive start to the season which they will no doubt continue in the EFL Cup at Oldham’s expense.
Their ability to defend a lead by one goal could prove crucial as they advance in the game as they happily close shop and make it hard for Oldham to get back into the game.
Best betting tip for this match
Our expert tipster partners at footpredictions.com forecast less than 3.5 goals in this game. Click here to see more football predictions to see what else they are predicting for this game and for more proven soccer tips.Under 3.5: data