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19 April 2016

The Robins won 2-1 back in November...

Ahead of tonight’s match against Swindon, we take a look back at the Saddlers’ last five matches against the Robins…

24th November 2015 – Swindon 2-1 Walsall – League One

Walsall’s unbeaten away record in League One came to an end after Louis Thompson’s last-gasp strike earned struggling Swindon a dramatic win. Jonathan Obika’s 17th-minute header put the Robins in front, before Tom Bradshaw equalised with a low 20-yard strike just past the hour mark. The Saddlers’ Jordan Cook had a goal disallowed, but Swindon snatched victory at the death when on-loan Norwich midfielder Thompson drilled home.

21st April 2015 – Swindon 3-3 Walsall – League One
Jordan Turnbull's late header rescued a point for promotion-chasing Swindon in a six-goal thriller. Walsall led 2-0 through Kieron Morris and Jordy Hiwula but two Ben Gladwin penalties brought Town level. Romaine Sawyers converted Ben Purkiss’ cross to make it 3-2 to the visitors, only for Turnbull to draw Swindon level with nine minutes remaining.

26th December 2014 – Walsall 1-4 Swindon – League One
An Andy Williams double helped Swindon secure a comprehensive win at the Banks’s. Michael Smith’s 10th league goal of the season gave the Robins a third-minute lead, but Tom Bradshaw equalised with a cool finish on 18 minutes. Massimo Luongo’s low strike restored Swindon’s advantage shortly after the break, and two quick-fire goals from Williams rounded off an impressive triumph.

28th January 2014 - Walsall 1-1 Swindon – League One
New signing Michael Smith scored his third goal in two matches to earn Swindon a point at fellow play-off hopefuls Walsall. Romaine Sawyers’ calmly-taken strike put the Saddlers ahead eight minutes before the break, but Smith’s glancing header from Darren Ward’s cross restored parity 19 minutes from time. Substitute Ashley Hemmings almost won it for Walsall when he clipped the bar late on.

22nd October 2013 – Swindon 1-3 Walsall – League One
Ashley Hemmings scored a brace as Walsall climbed up to sixth with a comfortable win at Swindon. The ex-Wolves man put the Saddlers ahead with a powerful 18th-minute strike, and Sam Mantom’s tap-in made it 2-0 after half-time. Mantom struck the crossbar before Hemmings slotted home Walsall’s third goal, 12 minutes from time. Nile Ranger’s close-range header salvaged some pride for Swindon in the closing stages.

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