Portsmouth will make a trip to AFC Wimbledon on Tuesday, as they hope to address their structure and fight for a spot in the main six of the League One table.
Danny Cowley’s men dropped to 10th after a loss to MK Dons on Saturday, while their hosts drew with individual strugglers Morecambe.
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After barely keeping away from relegation from League One last season, AFC Wimbledon again wind up fighting for endurance this term, having gotten only 26 points from 23 trips and winning only six of those.
The Dons hoped to have turned a corner before the turn of the year, hanging five games together unbeaten, including league prevails upon Crewe Alexandra and Accrington Stanley, a FA Cup win over Cheltenham Town and estimable draws with Wycombe Wanderers and Fleetwood Town, yet their structure has since taken another plunge.
Mark Robinson’s men have now neglected to win any of their last five matches, with a cup rout to fifth-level Boreham Wood being especially cursing, while a goalless draw with 21st-set Morecambe on Saturday has left them no further from the drop zone.
AFC Wimbledon stay only two points over the side they drew with in the drop zone, and, with four groups dropping to League Two, they have an extreme errand assuming they are to stay away, with every one of the four sides beneath having Robinson’s crew in their sights.
Portsmouth show up frantic for a triumph for an alternate explanation, as they hope to close the hole among themselves and the season finisher places.
After three successes to open the season, Pompey showed some unsettling structure, neglecting to win any of their next seven games, and Danny Cowley’s side are currently entrusted with getting up to speed to the main six.
While they absolutely showed a lot of progress, going on a 10-game unbeaten spat the third level including six triumphs, the Hampshire outfit presently show up on the rear of a draw with Cambridge United and a 2-1 loss to MK Dons last break.
Looking for a re-visitation of winning ways, Cowley’s men followed by two goals at the span, and George Hirst’s goals on the hour mark was not to the point of rescuing an outcome, seeing them fall down beneath Sheffield Wednesday in the season finisher race therefore.
With six places and three sides isolating themselves and the best six, Pompey will realize there isn’t a lot of wiggle room and will be quick to make a re-visitation of winning ways of reigniting their interest on Tuesday.
While AFC Wimbledon will be similarly frantic for an outcome, Portsmouth should consider this to be an incredible chance to get their season finisher pursuit in the groove again against a side lacking certainty.
Cowley’s men will realize they have the quality needed to move past the line and the requirement for one more run of results, beginning with Tuesday’s outing.