Bradford 1-1 Walsall- Match Report

Last updated : 21 February 2015
Hiwula denies BantamsJordy Hiwula's second-half strike earned Walsall a share of the spoils in their 1-1 draw with Bradford at the Coral Windows Stadium.Even though the pitch was still a touch on the heavy side, both teams managed to get the ball down and play some nice football in the opening stages, with Hiwula using his pace to create the game's first meaningful chance after seven minutes.Bradford grew into the game as the half wore on, enjoying the lion's share of possession, but they could not make their chances count.The hosts flew out of the blocks in the second half, taking the lead six minutes after the restart when Billy Clarke drilled the ball into the bottom corner of Richard O'Donnell's net from 25 yards out.The Saddlers responded well and drew themselves level in the 74th minute when Hiwula got on the end of Jordan Cook's fine cross to head in from close range.The Bantams pushed for a winner as the second half drew to a close and nearly found it when substitute Alan Sheehan unleashed a fierce low drive from the left side of the box two minutes before the end, but O'Donnell got down well to keep him out

Source : PA

Source: PA

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