Lincoln City vs Wolverhampton Wanderers U21s

Lincoln City midfielder Alistair Smith is confident that the Imps’ will take “momentum” from their 2-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers U21’s into League One action.

Mark Kennedy’s team welcome Burton Albion to the LNER Stadium on Saturday, October 14th, after their win over Wolves U21’s. He said: “It brings momentum and we go into Saturday with everyone a bit happier and with a spring in their step.”

On the win over Wolves he said: “Maybe if we were more clinical we’d get a couple more goals, but we’re happy with the result.”

“It shows the hard work we put in on the training ground. Our shape is one of the hardest to breakdown,” he added.

Forward Jovon Makama scored his first goal of the season on Tuesday night, slotting home the late second. Smith said: “I’m really happy for [Jovon]. He put in a really good shift.”

The win was a convincing one for Lincoln City and keep them in with a chance of getting into the EFL Trophy knockout stages. He said: “I think we created a lot of chances and showed calmness on the ball. We all want to score goals, but when you win 2-0 no-one complains.”

The visit of 18th placed Burton is no easy task, as a win for the Brewers will see them leapfrog Lincoln in the table.

Summer signing Ali Smith is keen to make his presence felt. He said: “When you play football as a kid you don’t dream of sitting on the bench. I want to be out on the pitch and get into my rhythm again.”

LincSport will provide a report and live updates from the Lincoln City vs Burton Albion fixture.