Cambridge vs Morecambe preview
Last Updated: 26/04/19 12:18pm
Reggie Lambe is to miss Cambridge's two remaining games, starting against Morecambe on Saturday, so he can prepare for the Gold Cup with Bermuda.
The midfielder is part of the squad who will take part in the competition which is being staged between June 15 and July 7 in North America, Costa Rica and Jamaica. Manager Colin Calderwood agreed to Lambe missing the games against Morecambe and Macclesfield with the U's being safe from relegation.
George Maris and Liam O'Neil are also unavailable for the two fixtures and Aston Villa loanee Jake Doyle-Hayes will miss the game with Morecambe but could face Macclesfield. Alex Jones and Brad Halliday could return to play some part against Morecambe.
Midfielder Aaron Wildig will look to retain his place for Morecambe after returning in the 4-0 home win over Cheltenham. Wildig missed the 4-0 defeat at Mansfield on Good Friday through illness but played the full game against the Robins.
Vadaine Oliver played for 67 minutes against Cheltenham, scoring the opening goal, following two appearances off the bench as he continues his recovery following a knee injury.Kevin Ellison, Luke Conlan and Piero Mingoia will look to retain their starting places.
Cambridge are winless in their last five league games against Morecambe (D2 L3), after winning three in a row beforehand.
Morecambe have kept a clean sheet in each of their last four league games against Cambridge (W2 D2).
Cambridge are winless in six home games in League Two (D4 L2), failing to score in five of those games.
Morecambe are winless in each of their last five away games in the league (D2 L3), conceding 12 goals, more than they conceded in their previous 11 away league games combined before this (11).
Morecambe have conceded 16 league goals from outside the box this season, more than any other team in League Two.