Shrewsbury v Cheltenham preview
Last Updated: 19/03/12 2:45pm
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Team news for Tuesday's League Two clash between Shrewsbury and Cheltenham at Greenhous Meadow.
Shrewsbury boast a fully-fit squad for the vital visit of their fellow high-flyers.
Fourth hosts fifth at the Greenhous Meadow, with just one point separating the promotion rivals as the battle for a top-three finish in League Two hots up.
Joe Jacobson's withdrawal after an hour of Saturday's 1-0 setback at Plymouth was merely tactical despite the left-back's struggles with groin trouble over recent weeks.
Midfielder Nicky Wroe replaced Jacobson amid a reshuffle and he is one of a handful of options should manager Graham Turner wish to change things around for an encounter he knows is of the highest importance.
"It's a big game for us," he said. "Perhaps it's a good game to have, a good time to have a fellow promotion contender to bounce back but obviously we've got to do better over the 90 minutes than we did on Saturday.
"The players have heaped a little bit more pressure on themselves but we have 10 games left, six at home and four away. That's not a bad ratio for us with our home form but we've got to go out and do it."
Meanwhile, Cheltenham will be looking to bounce back from their 'worst performance of the season' at Shrewsbury.
That was the damning assessment of manager Mark Yates after the 3-0 defeat to Gillingham at the weekend and changes are likely after Yates admitted he had picked the wrong team.
Josh Low, Jeff Goulding and James Spencer were all introduced from the bench and will be hopeful of a start if Yates makes the changes he has hinted towards.
Keith Lowe was replaced in defence by Luke Garbutt at the weekend and he will be looking to force his way back into the team at the expense of the England Under-19 international or Sido Jombati.
The Robins have lost three games in a row as their automatic promotion bid stutters but Yates has a full-strength squad to choose from.
Sky Bet League 2
Tue 20th Mar
Accrington1 - 1Morecambe
Barnet2 - 2Dag + Red
Burton Alb0 - 1Northamptn
Crewe1 - 0Bradford
Gillingham0 - 1Crawley
Oxford Utd1 - 0AFC W'don
Plymouth1 - 1Bristol R
Port Vale1 - 0Hereford
Rotherham4 - 2Macc'field
Shrewsbury2 - 0Cheltenhm
Southend0 - 1Aldershot
Swindon2 - 0Torquay
Sky Bet League 2
|6||Newport County AFC||20||34|
|20||Dagenham & Redbridge||20||21|