Following the return of Premier League football on Wednesday, the focus now turns to the fourth-tier of English football as the League Two Play-offs get into full swing.

League Two was suspended on March 13 due to the global Covid-19 outbreak and clubs voted to end the regular season with immediate effect on May 15.

The final standings were determined on a points-per-game basis with Swindon, Crewe and Plymouth securing automatic promotion to League One.

There is still one place up for grabs in the third-tier and Cheltenham (12/5 – To Be Promoted), Northampton (11/4), Exeter (9/4 FAV) and Colchester (3/1) will fight for the right to join that trio in climbing up the ladder.

Colchester play host to Exeter in the 17:15 kick-off (Colchester 7/5, draw 21/10, Exeter 21/10 – Match Betting) with the hosts able to boast a fully fit squad while the visitors are missing winger Jack Sparkes.

Exeter will hope it is third time lucky after losing the League Two play-off final in two of the last three seasons.

The two clubs couldn’t be separated in their meetings during the regular season, drawing on both occasions, but the Grecians will take optimism from their five-game unbeaten run in this fixture – winning two and drawing three.

Wednesday’s Premier League action lacked intensity with several players appearing to be out of shape after a three-month break and that could prove to be a key factor in this one too.

Northampton, who finished seventh, welcome Cheltenham to the PTS Academy Stadium in the 19:45 clash (Northampton 7/5, draw 11/5, Cheltenham 2/1 – Match Betting).

A repeat of the results from earlier in the season would be enough to secure a date a Wembley for The Robins, having won 2-1 at home and drawing 1-1 on the road.

They have also been boosted by the news that Northampton will be without top scorer Sam Hoskins due to suspension.

Cheltenham number one Scott Flinders is out, so Wigan loanee Owen Evans should get the nod after staying on with the League Two outfit.

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