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Cheltenham 'Will Have A Bit Of Everything'

7 December 2017

David Artell says that this weekend’s opponents Cheltenham Town will possess a ‘bit of everything’.

The Alex travel to Whaddon Road aiming to extend their mini-run away from home to three without defeat and the Crewe boss is expecting another tough encounter against Gary Johnson’s side.

“Cheltenham will be like a lot of teams in this league. They will have a bit of everything, ‘said David.

“They will have the height and physicality but they will also have some quality and will hope to cause us problems. A Gary Johnson side always have a strong work ethic and will be disciplined in their shape.

“They have beaten Mansfield, the title favourites in the summer, 3-0 so that says it all really. We have beaten Notts County 2-0 as well, so we know that we have to be at it.

“We will know what to expect and I would back my players against anyone and I’m sure Gary will be thinking the same thing. It should be a tough game and our first objective will be to keep a clean-sheet, like we did in what was one of my first games in charge last season.”

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