Date:Monday August 13 2007
Roberto Martinez will be looking to bounce back from a disappointing 2-1 loss at Oldham on Saturday.
He has the opportunity to do so against Walsall in the Carling Cup 1st Round.The last time these two sides met in a cup game it went to penalties.
Owain Tudur Jones put the Swans into a 1-0 lead in the 89th Minute only to see Wrack level for Walsall less than a minute later.Lee Trundle, Tudur-Jones, Leon Britton and Tom Williams all scored from the spot to secure a 2nd round birth in the Johnston's Paint Trophy.
Martinez will be looking to secure the win before another nail biting penalty shoot out.
Roberto Martinez on the Official Site:
|''But we welcome Walsall in the Carling Cup on Tuesday then there's a big game with Nottingham Forest at the Liberty Stadium next Saturday, so we have to pick ourselves up quickly.'|
Martinez Will have a near full strength squad to call upon. There are notable absentees with Darren Way and Owain Tudur Jones still to come back of injury.Garry Monk is expected to feature.
Jason Scotland he is a class act and will prove to be a very tricky customer this season for Swansea City. He is very skilful, strong and powerful and a very good strike rate.
Striker Martin Butler is set to figure in the game after recovering from a virus. Gambian midfielder Edrissa Sonko is out of the game with a hamstring injury.
Saddlers Winger Demontagnac will not feature in the game due to a two match ban.
Saddlers Striker Tommy Mooney will be the one to watch out for. He has already opened his account for Walsall this season and has vast experience at all levels of leauge football in this country.
Jarnail Singh will officiate Tonight's Cup Clash.
A Tight game with the Swans just nicking it from The Saddlers 2-1 .
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Date:Monday August 13 2007
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