City Have Sixteen Wins Over Walsall

Last updated : 04 December 2012 By Covsupport News Service

Saturday will see the 38th league and cup game between Coventry City and Walsall.

Of the previous 37 matches, City have won sixteen and drawn eleven, scoring 54 goals to Walsall's 48.

Eleven of those wins have come at Highfield Road although City did win 6-1 at the Bescot the last time the sides met on January 17th 2004.

The home game earlier that season in August produced a 0-0 draw and saw Safri sent off.

The City team that day was 1 Shearer, 2 Whing, 18 Staunton, 4 Konjic, 26 Warnock, 10 McAllister, 6 Safri (Sent off 75 mins), 11 Barrett, 17 Doyle, 8 Suffo, 9 Adebola (12 Morrell 63). SNU 23 Brush, 15 Jorgensen, 16 Pipe, 20 Davenport.

Walsall have had three wins in Coventry. Their last was a 3-0 League Cup win in October 9th 1984, which gave Walsall a 4-2 aggregate victory. Their two league wins were in a Third Division game on March 18th 1961, a 2-1 win and a 1-0 win on October 1st 1927 in a Division Three South game.