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Walsall meet visiting opponents Harrogate Town at Banks's Stadium in this League Two fixture on Friday.
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Walsall prepare for this fixture following on from a 1-1 League Two tied result vs Grimsby Town.
The only player to score from Walsall was Caolan Lavery (45'). James Hanson (9') was the scorer for Grimsby Town.
Walsall have not been in good attacking form in recent times. Their goals record stands at just 3 vs opposition teams during their previous 6 outings. In those games, The Saddlers have also seen the number of goals against them come to 6.
Heading into this fixture, Walsall haven’t won at home in the past 8 matches in the league. They will be so desperate to end this run.
Following on from a losing effort in their last game against Southend United in League Two action, Harrogate Town and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
Ashley Nathaniel-George (69') scored for Southend United.
A tendency of at least one team drawing a blank in games involving Harrogate Town has become fairly consistent recently. Looking at their last six games reveals that it has happened 5 times. In those clashes, their opponents have hit a goal total of 5 and The Town have scored 5. Putting that to one side, time will tell whether that pattern shall be sustained here in this match.
Going into this contest, Harrogate Town are without a win away from home in their last 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
The previous league encounter featuring the two was League Two match day 2 on 19/09/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Harrogate Town 2-2 Walsall.
The match was refereed by James Adcock.
Team News: Walsall
Walsall boss Brian Dutton will be happy not to have any fitness concerns at all ahead of this match owing to a fully healthy group available for selection.
Team News: Harrogate Town
Thanks to a completely healthy squad available for selection, Harrogate Town boss Simon Weaver has no fitness concerns to report ahead of this game.
It’s looking like Harrogate Town and Walsall should play out a closely-fought contest here.
A close call, and we think a draw is quite likely. We therefore see a very even match with a 1-1 score draw when the referee blows the full-time whistle.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Banks's Stadium (11,300)
Captain: James Clarke
Chairman: Leigh Pomlett
Manager: Brian Dutton
Competitions: League Two position 20
🔑 Star Player: Josh Gordon
Mostly taking up the Striker position, Josh Gordon was born in England. Having made his senior debut playing for Walsall in the 2020 - 2021 season, the dangerous Forward has scored 4 league goals in the League Two 2020 - 2021 season to date in a total of 26 appearances.