Walsall must use the New Year as a “reset” button to improve their home fortunes said boss Darrell Clarke after the 10-man Saddlers held on to beat Leyton Orient.
Josh Gordon scored the only goal of the game as 10-man Walsall won 1-0 at home to out-of-form Leyton Orient.
Walsall will be without the suspended James Clarke for the visit of Leyton Orient on New Year’s Day.
Macclesfield boss Daryl McMahon heaped praise on his “special group” after Town returned from their strike over unpaid wages to draw 1-1 at Walsall.
Crisis club Macclesfield were forced to settle for a fourth successive League Two draw as their first game in two weeks ended 1-1 against Walsall.
Elijah Adebayo is expected to retain his place for Walsall’s clash with Macclesfield.
Oxford boss Karl Robinson heaped praise on his side after they continued their “incredible” run with a 1-0 win over Walsall in the second round of the FA Cup.
James Henry netted a late winner as League One high-fliers Oxford booked their place in the third round of the FA Cup with a 1-0 victory at Walsall.
Walsall manager Darrell Clarke has no fresh injury concerns ahead of the FA Cup tie with Oxford.