We make trip to Rochdale looking for our first away win of the season – two days after getting our first home win.
Keith Hill – ‘We’re looking forward to it but every game represents a different challenge. I think Walsall are an excellent side. It’s going to be a difficult task.’
Rochdale Team News:
Josh Lillis (ankle), Matthew Lund (shoulder) and Jack Muldoon (groin) all remain on the sidelines.
Player to watch: Matt Done
The former Barnsley winger has already score four goals this season, including his hat-trick against Crewe.
Walsall Team News:
Walsall are sweating on the late fitness tests of captain Adam Chambers and top scorer Tom Bradshaw following their knocks on Saturday. If they fail to make tonights team they will join the treatment table with Ben Purkiss, James Chambers, Jordan Cook, Ashley Grimes, Sam Mantom, Amadou Bakayoko and Rico Henry.
Player to watch: Anthony Forde
Fordey finally showed his ability at the weekend providing two brilliant crosses for two of our goals.
He has pace and trickery, hopefully we will see the same from him tonight.
Match Facts & Stats
Walsall havent beaten Rochdale in last four attempts, drawing three and losing one.
Walsall’s last victory over Rochdale came on the opening day in 2007, with a 1-0 victory.
Rochdale are yet to win at home this season, Walsall are yet to win away.
Mr A Madley from West Yorkshire is the man in the middle this evening.
Madley has refereed three Walsall games previously with Walsall winning 2 and drawing 1.
So far this season, Madley has given 24 yellow cards, 1 red card and 3 penalties.
Given our new found confidence I think we will win this one. 2-1 Walsall.
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