Mid-week fixtures

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The two teams at the top are in action this week before going head to head live on Sgorio this Saturday.

Tuesday

gap Connah’s Quay v Cefn Druids | Tuesday – 19:45
The Nomads are second in the table and have brilliant defensively this season, keeping nine clean sheets in 17 league games (53%) despite the absence of key individuals like Ian Kearney, Mike Pearson, Chris Rimmer and captain George Horan.

Cefn Druids have only won three out of 16 this season (19%) and have only won once on the road back in August (Rhyl 0-3 Cefn).

It finished goalless in their last meeting but Andy Morrison will expect nothing less than a three points on Tuesday to stay clear of 3rd placed Bala Town who are tight on their heels in the race for European qualification.

Cefn Druids are 10th in the table with only one point separating the four teams between the 7th and 11th position.

Last meeting:
Cefn Druids 0-0 gap Connah’s Quay (31/08/16)

Wednesday

Rhyl v The New Saints | Wednesday – 19:45
The New Saints hope to continue their perfect start to the season after 23 wins in 23 games in all competitions so far.

The champions demolished the Lilwhites in their last meeting in a record-breaking 10-0 thrashing at Park Hall.

Greg Draper grabbed a hat-trick in that game which has helped him top the goal scoring chart since the start of the season.

But their last two meetings at the Corbett Sports Stadium have been draws, and TNS haven’t won there since April 2014.

Rhyl will have to deal with several suspensions as Rob Hughes, Zyaac Edwards and Alex Jones have seen red in their last two games.

Last meeting:
The New Saints 10-0 Rhyl (28/08/16)

Highlights of both games will be available on the Sgorio website.