Dover v Cambridge - Thursday 19:45, BT Sport 1
Shaun Derry praised the charcater of his Cambridge players after they came from behind to beat Crawley, insisting the attitude in the dressing room has been spot on throughout a difficult start to the season. That being so, the U’s possess the mental fortitude required to avoid any discomfort at The Crabbie and there’s value in the 2/1 available on the away win.
In some respects, Derry’s remarks amount to a frank admission that he has been the pinciple culprit for Cambridge falling way below expectations, by failing to find the right system that gets the best of a talented group. But Saturday’s 3-1 win at Broadfield Stadium hints at a brighter future with Luke Berry playing as a Number 10.
With Uche Ikpeazu able to occupy to two centre backs as a lone striker, the former Barnsley man was given licence to wreak havoc playing centrally in a 4-2-3-1 against the Red Devils and he rewarded the move with a man-of-the-match display that included a a goal direct from a free-kick. Take the 10/1 available on Berry to score first in this game.
Dover might be riding high in the National Premier but 11 wins and seven defeats in their last 18 league games hint at a gung-ho approach that might see their defensive frailties badly exposed by this class of opposition. Those seven defeats comprise of 1-4, 1-2, 1-2, 0-2, 0-5, 2-4 and 1-4 scorelines. Split a point between the Cambridge 3-1 and Cambridge 4-1 correct scores.£10 Free Credit and a £500 Deposit Bonus