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Sky Bet League Two: Matchday 2 preview

12 August 2016

After a proud week for Sky Bet League Two in the EFL Cup, it's back to league action this weekend with a full schedule at 3pm on Saturday.

No fewer than 11 clubs from the division made it through to Round Two, with many knocking out higher-league opposition, and they will all be looking to carry that form into their match this weekend.

Read more: EFL Cup Round Two review

Sky Bet League Two – Matchday 2 fixtures:

Saturday 13th August 2016

Barnet v Accrington Stanley
Carlisle United v Plymouth Argyle
Colchester United v Cambridge United
Crewe Alexandra v Portsmouth
Doncaster Rovers v Crawley Town
Exeter City v Hartlepool United
Leyton Orient v Newport County
Luton Town v Yeovil Town
Mansfield Town v Cheltenham Town
Morecambe v Blackpool
Notts County v Stevenage
Wycombe Wanderers v Grimsby Town

Match officials: Click here to see who's on duty this weekend

Five facts

1. The head-to-head record between Crewe and Portsmouth stands at 6-6 going into the weekend.

2. This weekend hosts the 81st meeting between Exeter and Hartlepool.

3. Leyton Orient and Newport have only played each other twice, with the latter yet to win.

4. Friday marks a decade since Rommy Boco scored Accrington Stanley's first EFL goal in 44 years, after their return to the league.

5. This weekend, Blackpool and Morecambe meet for the first time in the EFL.

Read more: Five things to look our for in the EFL this weekend

From the dugout

🎥 Gary Bowyer is looking forward to seeing a strong away following in tangerine tomorrow.

— Blackpool FC (@BlackpoolFC) August 12, 2016

Social media

.@daylesouthwell is keen to bag his first goal against former club Grimsby

— Wycombe Wanderers (@wwfcofficial) August 12, 2016

Christian Burgess says #Pompey defence have to keep their focus:

— Portsmouth FC (@officialpompey) August 12, 2016

NEWS: Simon Hayward praises team effort after great week for Exeter City's academy

— Exeter City FC (@OfficialECFC) August 12, 2016

Shaun Miller on his first goal for the club:

— Carlisle United FC (@officialcufc) August 12, 2016

NEWS: Long-serving volunteer to lead out Stags vs Cheltenham

— Mansfield Town FC (@mansfieldtownfc) August 12, 2016

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