A quick turnaround sees us back in action at St James’ Park (not that one, that’s a long way off), home of Exeter City
Following our 2-1 defeat to Bradford City on Saturday, we are now 17th in League Two with 37 points from 30 games, only scoring 36 league goals all season.
By comparison Exeter City are 8th with 46 points from 29 games, having scored 51 league goals so far. They have 2 games in hand on some teams above them, and if they win both they are right in the mix for automatic promotion yet again this season.
Exeter’s last six games have been:
30th Jan - Carlisle United (a) - Lost 1-0
2nd Feb - Stevenage (a) - Won 1-0
6th Feb - Bradford City (h) -Won 3-2
16th Feb - Newport County (a) - Drew 2-2
23rd Feb - Colchester United (a) - Won 2-1
27th Feb - Crawley Town (a) - Lost 2-0
So, as we can see they are no mugs and having played 5 away out of their last 6 they’ve still come away with 10 points out of a possible 15.
Every game is becoming more and more crucial for Brian Dutton and more importantly The Saddlers as a whole, the longer we continue to go without a win, the closer we get to falling out of the Football League altogether shudders
Personally, knowing that The Grecians like to play expansive football, it might suit us a bit better with our new style of play, however I don’t think we have it in us to win. I struggle to realistically see where we will win more than 1, potentially 2 more games all season.
Please give your opinions on squad selection and other than those already listed below, players that have played for both.
Try and keep the faith. UP THE SADDLERS
- Exeter City Win
- Score Draw
- Goalless Draw
- Walsall Win