Scunthorpe United vs Woking Match Analysis & Prediction
13/12/2022 10:45 pm
Scunthorpe United will be looking to get back to winning ways in the National League when the play host to Woking at Glanford Park on Tuesday.
The hosts head into the contest off the back of a goalless draw with Yeovil Town, while the visitors travel to Lincolnshire with a point to prove following a defeat at home to York City.
Scunthorpe will come into the encounter with Woking bereft of form and sitting 23rd in the National League standings, with 16 points from 22 matches played under interim manager Michael Nelson.
They have failed to win any of their last eight matches and look to be in increasing danger of being cut adrift in the relegation zone unless they quickly start to pick up results.
However, in their last game, the Iron were able to play out a goalless draw away to Yeovil, ending a run of six straight defeats which has given them some small cause for optimism.
That was a first clean sheet of the season for Scunthorpe, which only serves to demonstrate their issues in defence that have seen them concede 45 times across the league campaign.
Nelson will be hoping that his side can continue to show their defensive resolve on Tuesday, as they aim to make it two matches without defeat.
Meanwhile, Woking make the trip to Glanford Park sitting in fourth place and will be looking to strengthen their hold on a playoff position against Scunthorpe on Tuesday.
Darren Sarll has done an impressive work since taking over at the helm in March this year, helping to dramatically improve the fortunes of a team that finished 15th in the National League in 2021-22.
Despite that, Woking have won just once in their last four matches across all competitions, which will need to be addressed over the coming weeks.
Last time out, strikes from Sam Sanders and Lenell John-Lewis forced Woking to go down to a 2-0 defeat at home to York City.
Should the Cardinals recover and take all three points at Scunthorpe, they could move as high as third in the National League standings if other results fall their way.
Scunthorpe United vs. Woking Head to head
These two teams have previously met on just one occasion in the National League in August, where Woking claimed a 2-0 home victory.
16/08/2022Woking2Scunthorpe United0National League
13/12/2022Scunthorpe UnitedN/AWokingN/ANational League
Scunthorpe United Team News
Scunthorpe are unlikely to make several changes following their clean sheet against Yeovil, though striker Joe Nathan recently completed a move to Oldham Athletic and will not feature.
Caolan Lavery is likely to continue in attack for the hosts, while Rob Apter could be replaced by Cameron Wilson in midfield.
Scunthorpe United's Last 5 Matches
12/11/2022Scunthorpe United0Maidstone United2National League
19/11/2022Dagenham & Redbridge2Scunthorpe United1National League
26/11/2022Wealdstone3Scunthorpe United1National League
03/12/2022Scunthorpe United1Notts County4National League
10/12/2022Yeovil Town0Scunthorpe United0National League
Woking Team News
Woking defender Kyran Lofthouse is at risk of running into an unwanted suspension if he picks up a yellow card during this game.
With the visitors unlikely to make changes to their lineup, Padraig Amond will be charged with leading the line, while Charlie O’Connell may come into the backline to replace Dan Moss.
Woking's Last 5 Matches
12/11/2022Boreham Wood0Woking1National League
16/11/2022Woking1Oxford United2FA Cup
03/12/2022Woking3Maidstone United1National League
10/12/2022Woking0York City2National League
Scunthorpe United vs. Woking: Odds and Predictions
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