Swindon Town look to build on their first win of the season against Southampton by travelling to the Midlands to take on Walsall.
Danny Wilson on the official Swindon Town website talking about Walsall….
Chris Hutchings ‘has done a fantastic job at Walsall on a shoestring budget, and they play football the right way.’
Walsall Team News:
The home side have no major injury problems.
Reuben Reid, Jon Macken and Darren Byfield are all fighting to start up front.
Player to watch: Reuben Reid
Forward who struggled to get games for his parent club (West Brom)… He’s a decent enough forward to cause Swindon some problems.
Swindon Town Team News:
Key forward Charlie Austin is out as is Alan O’Brien.
Michael Timlin has joined Southend on loan.
However, David Lucas is back from injury and will be fighting to get the number 1 jersey back from Phil Smith.
Player to watch: Thomas Dossevi
Whether he’ll be the supplier or the finisher, this is a big chance to the Togo international to really make an impact.
Match Facts & Stats
Walsall and Swindon have a 50% record with both sides winning 31, drawing 24 and losing 31 against each other over the years (in all competitions).
Last season ended in 1-1 draws in both fixtures.
Town welcome Huddersfield Town to the County Ground on September 25th.