It`s back to league action this weekend when Lincoln City are the visitors to the Globe Arena. The Imps are not having the best of season and at the time of writing sit in 23rd position in the league table while last time out Morecambe moved up to 17th after the 5-0 demolition of Stockport.
So what of the season so far? Well to be honest it`s not been all that great starting off the season with a 2-1 defeat at Rotherham and then a 4-0 defeat at Championship side Leeds United. The first home game of the season brought with it a 2-0 loss to Torquay United but there was some success on the road with a 1-0 win at Gillingham. A home 1-1 draw with Crewe was followed by another loss at Rotherham 1-0 in the Jonstones Paint Trophy.
September got underway with another defeat at Chesterfield 2-1 but a much needed 1-0 home victory over Barnet followed. A disappointing 3-0 defeat at Accrington was followed by a 1-0 loss at home to newly promoted Stevenage. September ended with a 0-0 home draw with Burton Albion.
On to October and a trip to Southend was up next but yet again Lincoln failed to get anything from the game and came away with a 1-0 defeat. A 2-1 home win over Macclesfield was followed with a 2-0 defeat a Shrewsbury. October ended in a new manager in Steve Tilson two draws 0-0 at home to Stockport and 2-2 away at Wycombe.
So far this month Lincoln have lost their only league game 2-0 to Northampton Town but have had some FA Cup success with a 1-0 home victory over non-league Nuneaton.
Morecambe Team News:
Craig Stanley will miss the game after collecting 5 yellow cards while Andy Flemming faces a late fitness test after picking up a knock whilst playing for the reserves. Andy Parrish could also be back in the side after serving a one match ban.
Player to watch: Phil Jevons
After a hat-trick in the last home game he will be looking for more of the same on Saturday.
Lincoln City Team News:
No new injury concerns for Lincoln going into the weekends game.
Player to watch: Drewe Broughton
The much traveled front man will be looking to get off the mark this weekend by putting a first goal of the season to his name.
Match Facts & Stats
Last season it was Morecambe who took all of the points winning the game at Christie Park 2-1 then 3-1 in the return fixture.
The ref for this one will be Nigel Miller.
Although this will be a difficult game still going to go for a 2-0 home win.