Walsall vs Scunthorpe preview
Last Updated: 11/01/19 12:18pm
Walsall captain Adam Chambers will miss the League One clash against Scunthorpe due to the foot injury that has kept him out for most of the season.
Omar Mussa is still waiting for his Saddlers debut after joining until the end of the season. The Belgium Under-18 international did not feature in the 5-2 FA Cup defeat to Bolton last week. Kory Roberts will be out for the rest of the campaign after breaking his leg in pre-season.
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Josh Morris is missing for Scunthorpe with a fractured fibula, while Jordan Clarke (knee) remains out and could miss the next couple of months. Ryan Colclough is out for the season with a cruciate ligament injury and Matthew Lund has a bone condition but is back in training.
Matt Gilks completed 60 minutes of a behind closed doors friendly game against Grimsby as he continues his recovery from a knee injury. Jak Alnwick's loan from Rangers ends after the game and a decision will be made on his future.
Walsall haven't scored more than one goal in any of their last 12 league clashes with Scunthorpe, scoring exactly once on nine occasions (three blanks).
Scunthorpe have only lost one of their last six league visits to Walsall (W3 D2), although this loss happened last season in League One, a 1-0 defeat.
Walsall have only won one of their last six home games in all competitions (D3 L2), beating Coventry 2-1 in December.
Scunthorpe's three-match league winning run is the longest ongoing streak in League One.
Scunthorpe manager Stuart McCall has yet to lose a League One match against Walsall, winning one and drawing two of three previous clashes when in charge of Bradford City.