Saturday afternoon's opponents Exeter City will be forced into making one change to the side that produced last weekend's shock 2-0 win over Leeds United. Defender Rob Edwards has admitted that he will not be in the squad that travels to Huish Park due to an injury sustained in last weekend's match. Speaking to the Exeter Express and Echo, Edwards explained that the mouth injury was so bad that he has had to have teeth removed:
"I went to head the ball and I smashed into the back of a Leeds player's head. I was in a bit of a bad way and I have had to have teeth removed at the dentist this week. But it is all part and parcel of football. It was painful but I have been in worse pain in my career. I won't be able to play this weekend or on Tuesday, but hopefully I can get back to training as soon as possible and get back playing again."
The Devon paper believes that Edwards will see his place in the team taken by Troy Archibald-Henville, who there appeared to be some doubt about concerning whether his loan deal at Tottenham Hotspur would be extended. Regardless the Echo believe he is available for Saturday afternoon's match.
The last meeting between the two sides ended in a 1-1 draw at St James Park last August, and Edwards added that he felt the Grecians should have got all three points and that they intend to attack their opponents:
"We should have beaten them at home. We dominated the first half and they pinned us back after the break. I am sure this will be a decent match. We will be positive and go for it. We are not the sort of team that will go there and be cagey. We have to go there and score as many goals as we can. That is how we play our football and that is what we are all about."
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