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Wycombe Wanderers and Northampton Town have history on their side this weekend

4 September 2015

Wycombe Wanderers and Northampton Town can go into Matchday 6 full of optimism as they face favourable opposition, based on recent results.

The Chairboys take on Hartlepool United at Adams Park, while Northampton welcome Dagenham & Redbridge to Sixfields, and both hosts are in fine form against their opponents.

Wycombe sit in Sky Bet League 2's top three after five games, with Ronnie Moore's men also faring well in sixth. But it's Gareth Ainsworth's side who have had the better of things over recent times.

After failing to beat Hartlepool in the first five Football League meetings between 2003 and 2009, Wycombe finally got all three points in April 2010 with a 2-0 victory.

Since that meeting, Wycombe have won all six encounters between the pair and scored 16 goals, including last year's double when the Chairboys won 3-1 on the road prior to a 1-0 home success on their way to the Play-Offs.

Hartlepool can take some solace from their three wins over Wycombe, which is more than can be said for Dagenham when they meet the Cobblers on Saturday.

Since promotion to The Football League, the Daggers have faced Northampton 10 times - and have managed just a solitary point.

After a slow start to the season, which sees Wayne Burnett's men in 23rd after five games, a trip to Sixfields isn't a good omen for the Daggers, although their only point against the Cobblers came on the road, with the two sides drawing 2-2 in 2013/14.

If you take that match away, Dagenham have just two goals from the other nine meetings, and have failed to score in the last three.

Since Chris Wilder took charge of the Cobblers in April 2014 they have rattled off 3-0, 2-0 and 1-0 wins over the Daggers, so the signs are positive for Northampton as they bid to end a three-game winless run in Sky Bet League 2.

Can Wycombe and Northampton extend their undefeated streaks this weekend? Keep up-to-date with all the action by following our Twitter updates, via @SkyBetLeague2.

Read more: Sky Bet League 2: Matchday 6 preview  

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