Cefn Druids AFC vs Aberystwyth Town Preview 13/10/2021
Cefn Druids are propping up the Welsh Premier League table going in matchday 9. Aberystwyth Town will visit the Druids on Wednesday night in a six-point showdown.
Aberystwyth Town are second from bottom with six points from 24 possible taken. A loss to Cefn Druids would mire Town into a relegation battle that they are trying to avoid. The bottom two teams in the Welsh Premier League are relegated at the end of the season.
Highlights from our match yesterday at @BalaTownFC ⚽️ https://t.co/rERPP2GQik
— Cefn Druids FC (@CefnDruids) October 10, 2021
A loss to Cefn Druids would leave Aberystwyth Town further back in the chase to catch 10th-place Haverfordwest.
A win for either Cefn Druids or Aberystwyth Town could give them the momentum needed to emerge from the bottom two.
Cefn Druids go into the game at the bottom of the league’s form table. One point from 24 possible has been taken. The team has conceded the most goals in the league with 26 allowed. Goals at the opposite end of the pitch has been a problem. Druids have scored just four times.
Aberystwyth Town have been far better in the goal allowed department than Wednesday night’s opponents. Town have allowed just 10 goals in eight games. However, their problem has been scoring them. Aberystwyth Town have scored just four goals.
The teams are joint-worst in the Welsh Premier League in terms of goals scored.
Cefn Druds are on an eight-game winless streak, although last time out, they drew 1-1 with Bala Town. With Bala Town sitting in second place, it was a morale-boosting draw.
Aberystwyth Town have lost back-to-back games. On matchday 8, they fell 1-0 to Caernarfon at home.
Playing away at Cefn Druids could lead to maximum points for Aberystwyth Town. Cefn Druds are winless at home this season with a –8-goal difference. All three of their home games finished in losses.
Aberystwyth Town have taken three points from 12 on the road. They are –4 in goal difference with six goals allowed and two scored.
Last season, Cefn Druids and Aberystwyth Town played four times in all competitions. Aberystwyth Town won all four games by a combined score of 15-2. All four games had over 2.5 goals scored and both teams scored in two of the three fixtures.
Wednesday night’s game should see goals once more as both teams concede. Like last year’s fixtures, Druids and Aberystwyth Town should combine for more than 2.5 goals scored; and like last season, the visitors should win and continue their excellent form over Cefn.
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