Walsall have doubts over defensive duo for Bristol Rovers clash

Walsall’s James Clarke is expected to miss his side's clash with Bristol Rovers
Walsall’s James Clarke is expected to miss his side's clash with Bristol Rovers (PA Wire)
17:33pm, Thu 05 Nov 2020
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Walsall could be without defensive duo James Clarke and George Nurse when they host Bristol Rovers in the FA Cup on Saturday.

Zak Jules is expected to continue to stand in for captain Clarke in the centre of defence.

Clarke could be out for a further two weeks.

Danny Guthrie should be fit to play, having missed the win over Crawley due to a tight muscle.

Bristol Rovers will hope to have David Tutonda available.

The wing-back, who joined Rovers in the summer, was a doubt for Tuesday’s defeat to Peterborough due to a tight hamstring but lasted 65 minutes of the clash.

Manager Ben Garner is expected to be without defenders Tom Davies and Mark Little through injury.

Jonah Ayunga, Josh Barrett and Alex Rodman could also remain sidelined.

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