FC Halifax Town v Solihull Moors preview
Here is our preview of FC Halifax Town’s National League clash with Solihull Moors.
Venue: The Shay
Date: Saturday, March 13
Referee: Aaron Jackson. Took charge of Halifax’s away win at Aldershot and away draw at Wrexham this season.
Odds: Halifax win 29/20, draw 9/4, Solihull win 13/8
Last five games
Halifax: Barnet (a) L 2-1, Torquay (a) W 3-2, Hartlepool (h) D 1-1, Wealdstone (a) W 2-1, Notts County (a) W 2-1
Solihull: Torquay (h) L 2-1, Boreham Wood (a) D 2-2, Dag & Red (h) L 1-0, Maidenhead (h) D 1-1, Stockport (h) L 5-0
Manager: Mark Yates was re-appointed as manager on a short-term deal until the end of the season on Thursday, a day after previous boss Jimmy Shan left the club.
One to watch: Midfielder Jimmy Ball scored against Halifax in the reverse fixture earlier this season and has an eye for goal.
Match facts: Solihull have won just once in their last 10 games.
Solihull have won only one of their last 11 away matches.
Only three sides in the National League have scored fewer goals than Solihull (28).
Only two teams have scored more goals in the division than Halifax (41).
The Shaymen have only failed to score once in their last 18 matches.
Halifax have kept only one clean sheet in their previous 23 games.
Last time they met: Martin Woods put Town ahead at Solihull in December but the hosts fought back to win with goals from Jimmy Ball and Kyle Hudlin.
Saturday’s National League fixtures:
Wrexham v Weymouth
Bromley v Barnet
Yeovil v Woking
Aldershot v Altrincham
Maidenhead v Chesterfield
Halifax v Solihull M
Hartlepool v Eastleigh
Stockport v Dag & Red
King’s Lynn v Sutton Utd
Wealdstone v Notts Co
Boreham W v Torquay