Walsall v Shrewsbury preview
Last Updated: 01/10/18 4:54pm
Walsall skipper Adam Chambers remains out until November with a broken foot.
The midfielder has not played since the opening day of the season after breaking his fourth metatarsal and is still sidelined for the visit of Shrewsbury.
Joe Edwards continues his return to fitness from a serious knee injury he suffered in February but the defender remains out despite running again. Korey Roberts is another long-term injury victim as he recovers from a broken leg he suffered in pre-season.
Shrewsbury striker Abo Eisa is nearing a return following a knee injury The 22-year-old has been out for over a month after suffering ligament damage in training in August.
Lenell John-Lewis returned as a second-half substitute in Saturday's 2-2 draw with Gillingham having missed the previous defeat at Scunthorpe through illness. Aaron Amadi-Holloway was handed his full league debut on Saturday and may again lead the line at the Banks's Stadium.
Walsall have won 10 of their last 13 home matches against Shrewsbury in all competitions (D3).
Shrewsbury's last win at Walsall in any competition was in December 1993 in a fourth tier match.
After starting the 2018-19 campaign with four wins from five games (D1), Walsall have since picked up just one win in their previous five games (D2 L2).
Shrewsbury are looking for their first away victory in League One since March (2-1 v Scunthorpe), having failed to win each of their nine trips since (D5 L4).