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Effort by Gareth Seddon from a long way out goes over the target.
Goal scored by Reuben Reid from close range low into the middle of the goal. Walsall 2-0 Fleetwood Town.Aaron Lescott provided the assist for the goal.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Reuben Reid by Paul Linwood. Matthew Richards takes the direct free kick.
Short corner taken by Matthew Richards from the left by-line.
The referee gives a free kick against Steve McNulty for handball. Free kick taken by Aaron Lescott.
Foul by Lee Thorpe on Matthew Richards, free kick awarded. Oliver Lancashire takes the direct free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Emmanuele Smith by Lee Thorpe. Oliver Lancashire takes the direct free kick.
Jimmy Walker is cautioned.
John Miles has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide right of the target.
Corner taken short by Anthony Barry.
Matthew Richards gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Shaun Beeley. Anthony Barry restarts play with the free kick.
Shot by Alex Nicholls from outside the box goes over the net.
Liam Dickinson has shot on goal from a long way out that goes wide left.
Liam Dickinson is adjudged to have handled the ball. Direct free kick taken by Steve McNulty.
Jamie McGuire takes a shot from 35 yards and went wide left of the goal.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Anthony Barry, Paul Linwood takes a shot from inside the six-yard box clearing the crossbar.
Paul Marshall takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance by Peter Cavanagh.
Peter Cavanagh gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alex Nicholls. Free kick taken by Paul Marshall.
Foul by Paul Marshall on Shaun Beeley, free kick awarded. Anthony Barry restarts play with the free kick.
Lee Thorpe concedes a free kick for a foul on Richard Taundry. Direct free kick taken by Jimmy Walker.
Jamie Mullan replaces Sean Clancy. Sean Clancy challenges Richard Taundry unfairly and gives away a free kick. Richard Taundry restarts play with the free kick.
Header on goal by Lee Thorpe from just inside the area goes over the target.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Paul Marshall, save by Scott Davies.
Reuben Reid takes a shot. Save made by Scott Davies.
Gareth Seddon takes a shot. Save made by Jimmy Walker.
Goal scored by Reuben Reid from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Walsall 1-0 Fleetwood Town.Alex Nicholls provided the assist for the goal.
Reuben Reid takes a shot. Blocked by Steve McNulty.
Jamie McGuire takes a shot. Save by Jimmy Walker.
Corner taken right-footed by John Miles.
The referee blows for offside against Liam Dickinson. Scott Davies restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Sean Clancy on Darryl Westlake, free kick awarded. Paul Marshall takes the free kick.
The offside flag is raised against Gareth Seddon. Jimmy Walker takes the free kick.
Sean Clancy takes a shot. Blocked by Jimmy Walker.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Anthony Barry.
Reuben Reid takes a shot. Paul Linwood gets a block in.
John Miles takes a shot. Save by Jimmy Walker.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jamie McGuire on Paul Marshall. Free kick taken by Jimmy Walker.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Anthony Barry, save by Jimmy Walker.
Steve McNulty gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Liam Dickinson. Matthew Richards takes the direct free kick.
Long range shot from Paul Marshall misses to the left of the target.
Inswinging corner taken by Anthony Barry from the left by-line.
Gareth Seddon takes a shot. Jimmy Walker makes a save.
Foul by Lee Thorpe on Oliver Lancashire, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Emmanuele Smith.
Anthony Barry takes a corner.
Anthony Barry takes a shot. Save made by Jimmy Walker.
Foul by Oliver Lancashire on Lee Thorpe, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Anthony Barry.
Reuben Reid is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Scott Davies.
Reuben Reid goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Reuben Reid concedes a free kick for a foul on Shaun Beeley. Steve McNulty restarts play with the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Anthony Barry, Richard Taundry makes a clearance.
Unfair challenge on Liam Dickinson by Steve McNulty results in a free kick. Paul Marshall restarts play with the free kick.
The referee blows for offside. Jimmy Walker takes the direct free kick.
Lee Thorpe fouled by Paul Marshall, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Steve McNulty.
Foul by Alex Nicholls on Peter Cavanagh, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Anthony Barry.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Paul Marshall.
Sean Clancy takes a shot.
Reuben Reid takes a shot. Save by Scott Davies.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Lee Thorpe. Indirect free kick taken by Jimmy Walker.
Alex Nicholls produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the target.
The match begins.
The match has reached half-time.
The referee blows his whistle to start the second half.
The referee ends the match.
Problems mount for Saddlers
Chris Hutchings has a host of selection concerns ahead of Walsall`s FA Cup first-round replay at home to Fleetwood.
Striker Jon Macken (calf) and centre-back Clayton McDonald (hamstring) missed Saturday`s 3-0 defeat at Bournemouth but the club`s medical team are hopeful they could play a part on Tuesday.
The news is less promising for wide man Martin Devaney (hamstring) who also sat out at Dean Court and is again unlikely to feature, although he has not yet completely been ruled out.
Defender Andy Butler, who only signed on Friday, is ineligible to feature having missed the initial 1-1 draw nine days ago.
Ryan McGivern, who would have missed out anyway following his red card in the first meeting, and Will Grigg are on international duty with Northern Ireland's senior squad and Under-21s respectively.
Striker Darren Byfield (knee) continues to miss out but on-loan duo Reuben Reid and Liam Dickinson are okay to feature having been granted clearance by their parent clubs.
Shaun Beeley comes back into the reckoning.
The right-back collected his fifth yellow card of the season during last week's goalless stalemate with Gateshead and missed the 1-1 home draw against Rushden & Diamonds on Saturday through suspension.
Boss Micky Mellon could also have Gareth Seddon available again. The forward was forced off with an injury against Gateshead that kept him out of the squad at the weekend.
Ian Craney, Nathan Pond and Adam Warlow, who all started the first game at the Highbury Stadium nine days ago, will hope to be recalled to the starting line-up.
Should Mellon's men they will set up a second round tie at Torquay on November 27.
Reid sends Saddlers through
Two smartly taken goals by on-loan striker Reuben Reid saw Walsall safely through to the second round of the FA Cup and a trip to Torquay after a 2-0 win over Fleetwood.
But the League One side, bottom of the table, were a shade lucky to survive a first half in which Blue Square Premier side Fleetwood created numerous chances and were denied by Saddlers' veteran keeper James Walker who picked up the man of the match award.
Reid, on loan from West Bromwich Albion, struck first in the 58th minute, volleying in a perfect cross from Alex Nicholls from close range and in the third minute of stoppage time he rubbed it in with a second, nipping through the Fleetwood defence on to Aaron Lescott's pass to notch his sixth goal of the season.
But it was a much different story in the first half when Fleetwood played some fine football and in the 27th minute Walker had to fly to his left to tip away a shot from Anthony Barry, then almost immediately Town central defender Paul Linwood headed wide from a great position.
Walker also saved a close range header from Lee Thorpe and John Miles, almost clear, saw his shot blocked by Manny Smith and just before the break Walker again saved at the feet of Sean Clancy.
But brave Fleetwood paid the price in the second half when Reid showed them how to finish.
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