League One

December 15, 2012



2 - 2

Yeovil Town

League One

15:00 +00:00, December 15, 2012

Banks's Stadium

Referee: Tony Bates

Saddlers can't use Butler's services

Team Stat Comparison

Walsall Yeovil Town
Matches Played 46 46
Table Position 9 4
Points 68 77
Goal Difference 7 15
Goals for * 1.7 1.5
Goals against * 1.3 1.5
Last 5 L-D-D-D-W W-W-L-L-W
Last 5 home D-D-W-D-W W-W-W-D-L
Last 5 away L-D-D-D-D W-L-L-L-W
*  Goals per match - home matches for home club and away matches for away club
Stats: Walsall | Yeovil Town

Competition Stats

Walsall Yeovil Town
Goals William Grigg 19 Patrick Madden 23
Assists William Grigg 6 Edward Upson 11
Yellows Febian Brandy 10 Daniel Burn 10
Reds Febian Brandy 1 Daniel Burn 1
Squads: Walsall | Yeovil Town

Walsall are without captain Andy Butler as they look to end their 15-game winless run with victory against Yeovil.

The defender starts a two-match ban after being sent off during the 5-1 defeat away at Coventry last weekend.

But the Saddlers are boosted by the return to fitness of Ben Purkiss. The defender has been sidelined for the last seven games with a hamstring injury but is back in contention for the visit of the Glovers.

Midfielder Florent Cuvelier is not available for the game as he continues to struggle with a hamstring problem of his own that has kept him out since October, but he is nearing a return to fitness.

On-loan goalkeeper Aaron McCarey's deal comes to an end after the game but Walsall are looking into extending his stay.

Yeovil can welcome back Keanu Marsh-Brown to their squad.

The winger missed the goalless draw against Notts County on Saturday as he served a one-match ban after picking up five yellow cards, but is now available for an immediate return to Gary Johnson's side.

Johnson will be without defender Dale Bennett, after the 22-year-old returned to parent club Watford following a frustrating loan spell.

Bennett played just 10 minutes for the Glovers in a substitute appearance against Carlisle, after his stint at the Somerset club was plagued by a back injury.

Johnson is able to call on an otherwise fully fit squad.

His side won their last away trip 1-0 at Crawley, and will be looking to move back towards the play-off places, after having won only one of their last four league games.