Hartlepool United welcome Eastleigh FC to the Vic onSaturday aiming to make it nine wins in a row at home.
Looking to build on a six-game unbeaten run home and away,
Pools will be looking to avenge their narrow defeat at the Silverlake Stadium
in February. Trailing league leaders Sutton by just two points, Pools have thechance to go top with a win, providing other results go their way.
They'll face a stern test against Eastleigh, with the
Spitfires sitting inside the playoff positions 10 points behind Dave
Challinor's men. However, they've only won two of their last five, beatingStockport County and Pools at home.
Pools picked up four points from Eastleigh last season.
First, they earned a 1-1 draw in September thanks to a Gime Toure strike and
then at Victoria Park, we earned a win with goals from Gavan Holohan andthen-loanee Mark Shelton.
In the past, Pools have recorded just one win in seven
against Eastleigh, with the visitors winning four and a draw being played outtwice.
Pools will be without Lewis Cass following his red card at
Altrincham and Luke Williams after his minor set-back. The in-form Jamie Sterry
and club captain Ryan Donaldson are hoping to be involved, with one or bothdrafted in to provide support on the right-hand side of the defence.
New signing Jake Cooper and Tuesday's substitute Timi
Odusina could also be involved, depending on how Challinor wants to set upagainst the Spitfires.
Watch and Listen
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