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Corner taken by Andy Robinson.
Free kick taken by James Baxendale.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ashley Hemmings by Max Power.
Free kick awarded for a foul by James Chambers on Andy Robinson.
The ball is crossed by Max Power.
Ashley Hemmings takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the net.
Free kick scored by Andy Robinson. Walsall 2-1 Tranmere.
James Chambers concedes a free kick for a foul on Evan Horwood.
Clearance by Malvind Benning.
A cross is delivered by Evan Horwood.
Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro receives a caution.
Free kick taken by Richard O'Donnell.
Andy Butler manages to make a clearance.
Craig Westcarr challenges Chris Atkinson unfairly and gives away a free kick.
The referee blows for offside.
Foul by Akpo Sodje on Milan Lalkovic, free kick awarded.
Evan Horwood sends in a cross.
Corner taken by Evan Horwood.
Craig Westcarr takes the chance to get an effort at goal.
Craig Westcarr has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the net.
Corner taken by Evan Horwood from the left by-line.
Corner taken by Andy Robinson from the .
Milan Lalkovic slots the ball right footed into the goal. Walsall 2-0 Tranmere.
Free kick taken by Owain Fon Williams.
The referee blows for offside against Malvind Benning.
Corner taken by James Baxendale.
James Baxendale takes the chance to get an effort at goal.
Owain Fon Williams takes the free kick.
The ball is crossed by Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro.
Stephen Foster gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ashley Hemmings.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James Chambers by Ash Taylor.
The referee blows for offside against Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro.
Milan Lalkovic has an effort at goal.
The offside flag is raised against Craig Westcarr.
Andy Butler takes a shot and went wide right of the goal.
A cross is delivered by Ash Taylor.
Adam Chambers takes a shot and missed to the left of the goal.
Andy Butler makes a clearance.
Craig Westcarr grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Walsall 1-0 Tranmere.
Corner taken by Richard O'Donnell.
Smith set to unleash summer signings
Walsall boss Dean Smith could hand debuts to as many as five new players when they host Tranmere.
Chelsea loanee Milan Lalkovic is expected to start in attack alongside former QPR forward Troy Hewitt.
Ex-West Brom midfielder James McQuilkin will also be hoping for inclusion in the middle and could link up with former Baggies team-mate Romaine Sawyers.
Richard O'Donnell could start in goal after the former Chesterfield shot-stopper joined the club as a free agent in the summer.
Tranmere expect goalkeeper Owain Fon Williams to make the trip.
The Welshman feared he could miss the start of the season due to a knee injury and boss Ronnie Moore revealed he had lined up a loan move for a Barclays Premier League goalkeeper just in case.
However, Fon Williams was back in training this week and expects to line up between the sticks as Rovers look to emulate last season's victory-laden start.
Jason Koumas could feature after rejoining the club on Thursday; however, after not featuring in a professional match for over two years, Moore is hoping to ease the midfielder back in to action.
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