York City vs Solihull Moors Match Analysis & Prediction
13/12/2022 10:45 pm
York City will be looking for a victory that will help them extend their unbeaten run to three when they play host to Solihull Moors at the LNER Community Stadium on Tuesday.
David Webb’s newly-inherited side will be looking to win back-to-back league matches for just the second time this season, while the Moors will be hopinh for another win to keep their hopes of plying their trade in League Two next season alive.
Despite an encouraging start to life in the fifth tier of English football, after promotion from the National League North last season, York City have began to find their feet again after experiencing mixed results recently.
City claimed a 2-0 away victory over Woking on Saturday through goals from Sam Sanders and Lenell John-Lewis despite losing Fraser Kerr to a straight red card shortly after the hour mark.
Prior to their much-needed victory, Manny Duku’s 92nd-minute strike salvaged a creditable point for the Minstermen last weekend against automatic promotion candidates Wrexham.
Before their notable point against the Red Dragons, York City suffered a 1-0 defeat to Dorking Wanderers in their final match of November.
After just one victory in 10 matches across all competitions, York City supporters will be hoping for a more encouraging set of performances across the festive period.
Meanwhile, Solihull Moors’ contest against Aldershot will now be played later in the season after Saturday’s scheduled kickoff had to be postponed due to a frozen pitch at Damson Park.
The Moors ended a run of six league matches without a victory against Oldham Athletic at the beginning of December, as goals from Joe Sbarra and Andrew Dallas were enough to seal a 2-1 win.
Considering the prospect of their first-ever campaign in the Football League in the club’s 15-year history, Neal Ardley’s side will head into the contest at the York Community Stadium in the highest spirits after re-entering calculations in the National League playoff picture.
This meeting will be just the second head-to-head encounter since April 2017, in which York City claimed a 2-1 victory, with the sides’ most recent meeting in August ending in a 1-1 draw.
York City vs. Solihull Moors Head to head
These two teams have previously met on five occasions in two competitions, where York City have claimed three victories while they have drawn twice. Solihull Moors have scored four goals and conceded 12 in the process.
10/12/2011York City2Solihull Moors2FA Trophy
13/12/2011Solihull Moors0York City3FA Trophy
03/09/2016York City4Solihull Moors0National League
14/04/2017Solihull Moors1York City2National League
17/08/2022Solihull Moors1York City1National League
York City Team News
Hoping to get back in the dugout after missing out against Woking through illness, Webb will be forced to at least one change, bringing in Nathan Thomas in place of suspended Fraser Kerr.
Scott Burgess could come into the side in place of Kingsley James after participating in the final 20 minutes on Saturday.
York City's Last 5 Matches
12/11/2022Altrincham2York City1National League
19/11/2022York City1Wealdstone2National League
26/11/2022Dorking Wanderers1York City0National League
03/12/2022York City1Wrexham1National League
10/12/2022Woking0York City2National League
Solihull Moors Team News
Jamey Osbone is again expected to start for Solihull Moors despite suffering an injury scare in the FA Cup first round replay defeat to Hartlepool United.
Top scorer Andrew Dallas has scored nine goals in the National League this season and will once again lead the attack alongside Josh Kelly.
Solihull Moors's Last 5 Matches
08/11/2022Solihull Moors0Halifax Town1National League
12/11/2022Solihull Moors0Dagenham & Redbridge3National League
15/11/2022Hartlepool United(P)1Solihull Moors1FA Cup
19/11/2022Chesterfield2Solihull Moors0National League
03/12/2022Solihull Moors2Oldham Athletic1National League
York City vs. Solihull Moors: Odds and Predictions
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