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The referee brings the game to a close.
Adam Chambers challenges Vadaine Oliver unfairly and gives away a free kick.
George Evans makes a clearance.
James Chambers takes the free kick.
James Chambers fouled by Chuks Aneke, the ref awards a free kick.
Milan Lalkovic takes a shot and bounced off the bar.
The ball is delivered by Febian Brandy.
Mark Ellis scores an own goal. Walsall 1-1 Crewe.
Clearance made by Harry Davis.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Andy Taylor on George Evans.
Kelvin Mellor is brought on as a substitute for Bradden Inman.
Adam Chambers produces a cross.
Shot by James McQuilkin went wide left of the target.
Centre by Byron Moore.
The ball is sent over by Craig Westcarr.
Michael Ngoo gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on George Evans.
Andy Taylor takes a shot. Harry Davis gets a block in.
James McQuilkin on for Nicky Featherstone.
Byron Moore joins the action as a substitute, replacing Cameron Park.
Vadaine Oliver joins the action as a substitute, replacing Mathias Pogba.
Clearance by Andy Butler.
Corner taken by Craig Westcarr from the left by-line.
Clearance made by Ben Purkiss.
Harry Davis manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken by Craig Westcarr.
Shot by Febian Brandy missed to the right of the target.
Michael Ngoo takes the chance to get an effort at goal and hits the post.
Free kick taken by Andy Taylor.
Michael Ngoo is brought on as a substitute for Romaine Sawyers.
Cameron Park gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Febian Brandy.
Shot by Anthony Grant. James Chambers gets a block in.
The offside flag is raised against Mathias Pogba.
Craig Westcarr fouled by Mark Ellis, the ref awards a free kick.
James Chambers makes a clearance.
Romaine Sawyers gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chuks Aneke.
Andy Taylor takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Febian Brandy by Matt Tootle.
Centre by Febian Brandy.
Adam Chambers takes the free kick.
Chuks Aneke concedes a free kick for a foul on Adam Chambers.
Febian Brandy fouled by Chuks Aneke, the ref awards a free kick.
Clearance by Mark Ellis.
Ben Purkiss delivers the ball.
The ball is swung over by Jon Guthrie.
Chuks Aneke slots the ball right footed into the goal. Walsall 0-1 Crewe.
Clearance made by Mark Ellis.
Clearance made by Matt Tootle.
Clearance made by James Chambers.
Corner taken by Bradden Inman.
The match restarts for the second half.
It is the end of the first-half.
Milan Lalkovic replaces Troy Hewitt.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jon Guthrie on Febian Brandy.
Harry Davis makes a clearance.
Chuks Aneke takes a shot. Richard O'Donnell blocks the ball.
Free kick taken by Ben Garratt.
Adam Chambers concedes a free kick for a foul on Matt Tootle.
Mark Ellis manages to make a clearance.
Matt Tootle crosses the ball.
Free kick taken by Harry Davis.
Mathias Pogba fouled by James Chambers, the ref awards a free kick.
The ball is delivered by Ben Purkiss.
Clearance by Adam Chambers.
Chuks Aneke takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Nicky Featherstone gets a block in.
Free kick crossed by Cameron Park.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Febian Brandy on Bradden Inman.
A cross is delivered by Bradden Inman.
Andy Taylor crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Bradden Inman is given a yellow card.
Ben Purkiss fouled by Bradden Inman, the ref awards a free kick.
Ben Garratt takes the free kick.
Ben Purkiss gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Bradden Inman.
The ball is swung over by Andy Taylor.
Anthony Grant is cautioned.
Febian Brandy fouled by Anthony Grant, the ref awards a free kick.
Chuks Aneke takes the chance to get an effort at goal.
Bradden Inman delivers the ball.
Unfair challenge on Mark Ellis by Troy Hewitt results in a free kick.
Adam Chambers restarts play with the free kick.
Anthony Grant concedes a free kick for a foul on Romaine Sawyers.
Cameron Park takes the free kick.
Adam Chambers challenges Mathias Pogba unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Troy Hewitt by Harry Davis.
Bradden Inman produces a cross.
Free kick taken by Adam Chambers.
George Evans gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Febian Brandy.
Clearance made by Richard O'Donnell.
The ref blows the whistle to start the match.
Saddlers duo in line for return
Walsall manager Dean Smith is expected to recall Paul Downing and Craig Westcarr ahead of their clash with relegation-threatened Crewe.
With 66 season appearances between them so far, the Saddlers boss surprisingly opted to rest the popular duo for their crushing 3-0 derby defeat to Wolves on Saturday but a recall to the starting XI is likely ahead of Tuesday's game.
Midfielder Sam Mantom will serve the final match of a three-game ban following his red card at Preston 10 days ago while Dean Holden (knee) continues to be sidelined.
A number of Crewe's recent injury absentees are back in training.
Midfielder Bradden Inman (hip), club captain Abdul Osman (foot) and striker Ajay Leitch-Smith (ankle) all trained on Monday despite their respective problems.
The Alex's Under-21s play on Monday with defender George Ray and Uche Ikpeazu (both ankle) pencilled in to play some part as they continue to build up their fitness.
It is not all good news, though, with goalkeeper Neil Etheridge (thigh), forward Ryan Colclough (stomach) and striker Max Clayton (ankle) all still absent.
Walsall will be looking to end of run of four straight defeats but will be will be hopeful of a repeat of the 3-0 win earlier in the season at Gresty Road when a Westcarr brace helped secure all three points.
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