Preview: Essex Senior League – Gameweek 16

There is another midweek schedule of fixtures in the Essex Senior League with some tasty ties as Saffron Walden host Hashtag and Walthamstow face up to Enfield at the Lodge.

West Essex vs Clapton – Monday 14th December, 7.45pm

West Essex will have another game on Monday Night as they face Clapton. West currently sit in 8th after 12th games, with a record of won 5, drew 2 and lost 5 while Clapton are both of the league with 4-points having drew 4 and lost 7. The hosts hope they can get back to winning ways after they drew with strugglers Woodford Town while Clapton hope to lift themselves off the bottom. I think West Essex will get the 3-points.

Score prediction – 3-0

Hadley vs Sawbridgeworth Town – Tuesday 15th December, 7.45pm

Hadley hope to be back in action as they welcome Sawbridgeworth Town to Brickfield Lane. The Bricks sit in 7th having played just 7-games, with a record of won 6 and lost 1 while Sawbo sit in 15th after 14-games, having won 3, drew 3 and lost 8. Before the enforced break, Hadley had won 5-games on the bounce and hope to continued that run while Sawbo hope to bounce back from their 1-0 defeat to Hashtag United. I think Hadley will be too strong for the Robins.

Score prediction – 5-0

Redbridge vs Cockfosters – Tuesday 15th December, 7.45pm

Redbridge welcome high-flyers Cockfosters to Oakside on Tuesday. The Motormen are 11th after 9-games, having won 4, drew 1 and lost 4 while Fosters are 3rd after 11-games, having won 8, drew 2 and lost 1. Redbridge hope to get back to winning ways following their defeat to Stow while Cockfosters hope to continued with their form and close the gap on the Hashtag United. I think Cockfosters will edge the game.

Score prediction – 1-3

Saffron Walden Town vs Hashtag United – Tuesday 15th December, 7.45pm

The biggest match of the gameweek will see Saffron Walden Town welcome Leaders Hashtag United to Catons Lane. Walden are 5th after 15-games, having won 6, drew 5 and lost 4 while Hashtag sit at the summit with a record of won 10, drew 1 and lost 1. The Bloods hope to bounce back from their draw against Ilford while the Tags hope to extend their lead at the top but I think the points will be shared.

Score prediction – 1-1

St Margaretsbury vs Southend Manor – Tuesday 15th December, 7.45pm

Both St Margaretsbury and Southend Manor face a tough game at the bottom end of the table as Bury welcome Manor to the recreation ground. St Mags sit in 14th after 11-games, having won 3, drew 3 and lost 5 while Manor sit in 13th after 12-games, with a record of won 6, drew 1 and lost 5. St Margaretsbury hope to build on their 2-1 win over Clapton while Manor hope to get a win after they faced defeat at the weekend. I think the spoils will be shared.

Score prediction – 0-0

Takeley vs Sporting Bengal United – Tuesday 15th December, 7.45pm

Takeley will welcome Sporting Bengal United to the FSI Stadium on Tuesday. Takeley sit in 9th after 11-games, having won 5, drew 1 and lost 5 while their opponents find themselves in 12th after 13-games, having won 4, drew 1 and lost 8. The hosts hope to return to action with a win while Bengal hope they can put the last 3-games behind them and move up the table. I think Takeley will edge the contest.

Score prediction – 2-1

Walthamstow vs Enfield – Tuesday 15th December, 7.45pm

Walthamstow have another home game as they welcome Enfield to the Lodge. Stow are sat in 4th after 11-games, having won 8 and lost 3 while Enfield are 10th after 13-games, with a record of won 4, drew 2 and lost 7. The Stags hope to build on their wins since the return while the E’s hope to add to their 1-0 win over Hoddesdon Town. I think the hosts will edge this contest.

Score prediction – 3-2