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Wycombe Wanderers v Shrewsbury Town - a Sky Bet League 2 promotion clash

13 March 2015

Wycombe Wanderers and Shrewsbury Town face off this weekend, with both sides chasing down Burton Albion at the summit of Sky Bet League 2.

The leading trio have all put together lengthy unbeaten runs during the season, but they are struggling for consistency in the race to become champions.

Third-placed Wycombe have been the pick of the bunch over recent weeks, going four unbeaten and notching up eight points in the process, and they host the side sitting directly above them this weekend – Shrewsbury.

Fixtures between the pair have been tight over the years, with the last four seeing the points shared, but the Shrews have only ever got the better of Wycombe once in The League, which came courtesy of a 1-0 win at Gay Meadow in 1994.

They did win at Adams Park in 2008’s Johnstone’s Paint Trophy, though, when they romped to a 7-0 victory with Grant Holt grabbing five of the goals.

The Chairboys are just a solitary point behind their opponents, so success on Saturday would see them leapfrog the Shrews, while a draw would certainly favour the current leaders, Burton, who sit two points clear going into their weekend clash with Accrington Stanley.

The Brewers bounced back from successive defeats to beat Hartlepool last weekend, and that gave Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink’s side a two-point cushion.

Burton are one of four sides in the division who are yet to concede double figures at home (9), and have only lost once under the Dutchman's guidance, since he took charge back in November, so they will be confident of taking three points off a Stanley side who have leaked more goals on the road (32) than any other side in the division.

There is sure to be plenty of drama as the title race continues towards its climax, and you can follow all of Saturday's action on our live Twitter feed – @SkyBetLeague2.

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