In the National League North, third-place Gateshead travel to local rivals Darlington who are 12th in the table.
The home side come into this match just four points off the play-off places after 18 matches, scoring 30 and conceding 27, seeing them on 23 points. Darlington have won just one of their last five league fixtures, beating Fylde 1-0, but, have drawn three in this sequence, 1-1 against Spennymoor Town and 2-2 versus both Gloucester City and Chester.
On the other hand, Gateshead sit just two points off top of the league Brackley Town with two games in hand and have scored 32 and let in 18 over the course of their 15 league fixtures, amassing 35 points.
Mike Williamson’s men have been in impressive form of late, winning four of their last five matches in all competitions, having defeated Curzon Ashton and York City 1-0 and 2-0, either side of a 2-0 loss to Charlton Athletic in the FA Cup, before then going on to defeat Farsley Celtic 4-3 and Brackley 2-0 in their last outing.