The Beavers will look to put back-to-back defeats behind them and get back to winning ways in front of a home crowd as Truro City make the long journey East.

Both teams come into this game having found their recent good form stunted. Truro had won three matches in row, including against Torquay United, before defeats to Worthing and Braintree. Likewise, Hampton & Richmond have tasted defeat to Braintree and Welling on the road, as well as Chelmsford at home, In their last five games.

Mel Gwinnett's side remain in the play-offs, with a game in hand on several key competitors. In Worthing and Aveley's cases, HamRich have two games in hand. Truro currently sit in 19th but currently out of any real relegation battle. They are seven points clear of the drop, with four games in hand.

In the previous fixture, back in August, Hampton & Richmond went three unbeaten and added three points to the board with an excellent away performance against plucky Truro City. Victory takes Mel Gwinnett's side up to five points.

Five minutes in, great work from Seymour allowed him space to bring the ball in the box, he managed to get a cross away, but there was no one close enough to trouble the hosts. Truro fought back, with several crosses causing havoc in the away box, but neither header was put on target as the chances went to waste.

It was in the 23rd minute when Hampton & Richmond first took the lead, A corner to the back post headed goal wards by Cheadle. The TW12 side were good money for their lead, and were hopeful of getting into half time ahead, until the referee judged Luis Fernandez to have given away a penalty with an off the ball challenge. Neal converted to equalise in stoppage time.

The Beavers made a fast start in the first half, looking to regain the lead, and it only took seven minutes for Connor-Kurran-Browne to tap home into an empty net after some great work from Mason Bloomfield.

Ben Seymour came closes later in the half, when his long range effort crashed off the bar.

In recorded history, there has only been 11 encounters between the sides, with five of them ending in a stalemate. Truro have only beaten the Beavers on one occasion, back in 2017 under Alan Dawson in an FA Cup 4th Qualifying round game.

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