HEAD TO HEAD: WALSALL v COVENTRY CITY HEAD TO HEAD: WALSALL v COVENTRY CITY

HEAD TO HEAD: WALSALL v COVENTRY CITY

This Saturday, Walsall Football Club will play host to Coventry City in the latest Sky Bet League 1 fixture of the season.
This Saturday, Walsall Football Club will play host to Coventry City in the latest Sky Bet League 1 fixture of the season.

In terms of head-to-head, of the forty-five games played, it's Coventry City that have the advantage, with twenty wins to the Saddlers' twelve. There have also been thirteen draws between the two

Their first meeting took place at Highfield Road, on 31st October 1903, the Saddlers defeating the Sky Blues 4-2 in the First Qualifying Round of the Football Association Challenge Cup.

Their most recent meeting took place on 29th November, and ended in a 0-0 draw in-front of 8,076 at the Ricoh Arena.

Walsall have won just one of the last ten meetings, a statistic that includes four draws and five defeats and dates back to February 2002.

Aside from Walsall's most recent victory, a 4-0 League win on April 1st 2013, the previous Saddlers victory came on 9th October 1984, with Walsall winning 3-0 in a Milk Cup Second Round, Second Leg fixture.

The Saddlers took on Chelsea in the Third Round, and forced the Blues into a replay after drawing 2-2 at Fellows Park, on 30th October 1984.

Walsall exited the competition just a week later, losing 3-0 at Stamford Bridge.
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