Bury vs Cambridge preview
Last Updated: 15/03/19 10:30am
Bury boss Ryan Lowe has an almost full squad to choose from ahead of Saturday's home clash with Cambridge.
The Shakers appeared to come through the 1-0 win over Stevenage last weekend without sustaining any fresh injuries. Stephen Dawson (foot) and Jermaine Beckford (knee) are long-term absentees.Lowe's second-placed side are unbeaten in their last 13 Sky Bet League Two matches.
Cambridge, 19th in the table, are set to once again be without Brad Halliday.Boss Colin Calderwood has revealed the defender, who sat out Tuesday's 0-0 draw with Crewe, has picked up an illness and looks likely to miss this contest as well.
Midfielder George Maris is expected to be available after taking a bang to the shoulder. Liam O'Neil continues to be sidelined with his hip issue.
Bury are unbeaten in their last eight league meetings with Cambridge United (W6 D2) since a 0-1 defeat in the fourth tier in August 2002.
Cambridge have lost each of their last three visits to Bury in the league, this after having not lost any of their previous five beforehand (W4 D1).
Bury have registered 30 points from a possible 36 available in 2019 (nine wins, three draws); five more than any other League Two side.
Cambridge have only managed one victory from their last six league outings (D3 L2), although this win came in their last away trip to Grimsby.
Bury have scored more second half goals than any other League Two side this season (45). In contrast, Cambridge have scored the fewest amount of goals after the break (14).