League One preview: Oldham Athletic vs. Millwall

MILLWALL are set to be overstocked in some areas and light in others for the League One meeting with Oldham Athletic on Saturday.

Centre-back Jake Cooper is available again after suspension and Shaun Hutchinson came through 90 minutes in the 0-0 draw against Chesterfield on Tuesday night.

Lions boss Neil Harris must choose between right-backs Mahlon Romeo and Shaun Cummings, and whether to continue with Ben Thompson or recall Calum Butcher, whom he praised for his recent performances in midfield.

David Worrall will feel his display against the Spireites makes it hard for Harris to drop him, but Shane Ferguson is pushing for a starting place on the wing.

However, goalkeeper Jordan Archer is out. Tom King, 21, will continue between the sticks, meaning a place on the bench for Harry Girling, who has yet to make a senior first-team experience.

Harris also said he will be without Steve Morison and Jed Wallace this weekend.

Oldham boss John Sheridan can call on former Millwall midfielder Chris Taylor and could restore Lee Croft and Michael Ngoo to his starting XI.

Sheridan is in his third spell in charge of the Latics after being appointed following the dismissal of Stephen Robinson in January.

Oldham were in last place in the League One table when Sheridan took over, but are currently a point above the drop zone after five wins and a draw in his nine games at the helm.

Millwall have won their last five games Oldham, including three under Harris.

Millwall record against Oldham:

Played 65

Won 28 Drawn 20 Lost 17

Form guide:

Oldham Athletic: WLWWD

Millwall: WWWWD

Probable Millwall team:

Millwall: 4-4-2: King; Cummings, Webster, Cooper, Craig; O’Brien, Thompson, Williams, Ferguson; Gregory, Onyedinma.

Match odds:

Oldham 13/5 Draw 11/5 Millwall 23/20

Image: Millwall FC 



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