At home, Ipswich Town, who is relegated and precarious in the first group, will welcome Gillingham, which is also flourishing at the 22nd match. continue and narrow the gap with the promoted play-off group. Or Ipswich bullied the opponent like a jubilant 4-0 victory in the first leg and recaptured Peterborough United's second place from there to find the joy of victory after 5 rounds.
After 3 consecutive rounds, Ipswich Town continued to slow down its performance by losing both recent two rounds against the visiting team Bristol Rovers and recently against the hosts Portsmouth also with a bitter minimum ratio, before they also had to stop in the FA Cup when losing Coventry City 1-2 score. At the UK second division, they are ranked third with 36 points, 7 points behind Wycombe, after which their goal of returning to the First Division as soon as their rankings drop is still intact. They have the fulcrum of being the second most solid defense in the tournament with only 16 goals but in 5 consecutive rounds they have failed they could not keep a clean sheet, the line played quite well with 29 shots, their number one striker. is James Norwood with 8 goals but Kayden Jackson is their conductor with 7 goals and 6 assists.
In the first leg as a guest, Gillingham lost 0-4 to Ipswich, they were also very weak away from home with only a rare victory in the last 12 away matches. Gillingham's form is getting better when the last 3 rounds are unbeaten, just a jubilant 3-1 victory over MK Dons at home, Mikael Mandron shines with an opening goal and an assist. The 7th win from the beginning of the season helped them return to the top half of the table and narrowed the gap with the promoted play-off team to 5 points.