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MATCH PREVIEW - Walsall v Scunthorpe

Walsall
vs.
Scunthorpe

Banks's Stadium

09.12.17

15:00

The Saddlers welcome high flying Scunthorpe to the Banks's Stadium this weekend hoping to gain victory which would push the Saddlers into the top ten. With all this snow the game might be postponed though!

Vital Quotes:

Whitney '"Scunthorpe are strong, they are where they are expected to be," he said.

"They are sat third, four points off top. But we have done really well against the big teams.

"They will bring their A game and we have to make sure we bring ours.'

Alexander '"We have to start the game strongly against Walsall, whilst being solid in our thoughts in what is needed to win.

"I feel like if we go and play our game, the way this Scunthorpe team is capable of playing then we are certainly capable of getting a good result."

Walsall Team News:

News will appear here later

Player to watch: Erhun Oztumer

Oztumer has scored nine goals this season and is instrumental to our season, I have no idea how we will do next season without the Wizard Of Oz - we just need to appreciate him whilst hes here.

Scunthorpe Team News:

Jordan Clarke (hamstring) is the only absentee for Scunthorpe.

Player to watch: Josh Morris

Morris is one of the most feared strikers in League 1 after scoring seven goals already this term. Morris has also got four assists - he currently has hit the target 21 times out of 29 this season (72%)

Match Facts & Stats

The Saddlers currently have the fourth best form in League 1, Scunthorpe are currently the best side in the league with five wins from their last five games.

In three out the last four games here, the Saddlers have lost the game 4-1.

The last meeting between these sides ended goalless in February.

Ref Watch:

The match officials have been announced as follows

REFEREE - SCOTT OLDHAM
Linesmen - Joe Simpson and Andrew Newbold
Fourth Official: Marvyn Amphlett

Match Prediction:

Given Scunthorpes form this season you would imagine an away victory however the Saddlers are also in form at the minute. Walsall 1-1 Scunthorpe

Next Fixtures:

16.12.17 - Northampton v WALSALL


Writer:Vital Walsall
Date:Friday December 8 2017
Time: 9:32AM

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