Vital Football

Latest Walsall FC News

Match Report: Leyton Orient 1 Walsall FC 1

Match Report: Leyton Orient 1 Walsall FC 1

The Saddlers looked certain to leave Brisbane road empty handed, until Olly Lancashire popped up with virtually the last touch of the game to rescue a point.

Walsall started the game as the better team having a good share of possession and looked to press home the form that they have shown recently.

That was until a defensive mix-up saw Lancashire and Grof clash leaving Dean Cox to convert his eighth goal of the season for the O's.

Just about five minutes later the smile was proverbially wiped from Orient fans faces as Cuvelier went down under a challenge from Taiwo, which the ref adjudged to have been to two-footed which consequently earned the Orient man a straight red card.

Coming into the second half the game didnt quite turn into the display of attacking prowess for Walsall that it probably should have done, with service scarcely troubling Orient's back line.

Alex Nicholls was brought on to replace Will Grigg and shortly later Bowerman replaced Peterlin as Dean Smitch tried to break down the tough Orient defence.

David Grof did well to stop a Kevin Lisbie effort in one of Orients few forays into the Saddlers half.

Even though the Saddlers spent most of the second half camped in the O's half it almost seemed that the Saddlers could play all night and still not grab the equaliser, until heavily into the four minutes of stoppage time a Richard Taundry drive was clawed away for a corner by Marek Stech.

The resulting Richard Taundry corner saw Olly Lancashire rise above the crowd to nod in the much needed last gasp equaliser to send the travelling support into raptures.



A much needed point, one which some will say was lucky, but luck rarely graces the Walsall team so when it does I for one will grab it with both hands.

Join Vital Walsall

It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!

Vital Walsall on: facebook

Vital Walsall on: twitter

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Lee Hale
Date:Saturday March 3 2012
Time: 6:31PM

Best of Vital Network

Login to post a comment

Recent Walsall Articles

Morris Signs New Two Year Deal

Talented winger signs new two year deal keeping him at WS1 until Summer 2018.

Wakefield Released By Bournemouth

Walsall trialist Josh Wakefield is released by parent club Bournemouth.

Whitney Odds On For Walsall Hot Seat

Interim boss odds are slashed during the past day of betting (SkyBet)

Walsall To Face Birmingham City In Friendly

Walsall to face Championship side Birmingham City on Tuesday 19th July.

Archived Vital Saddlers Articles

Vital Saddlers articles from

Site Journalists

Kev
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Who Will Win League 1 Play-Offs?
Suggested By: Vital Kev
Walsall31%
Barnsley51%
Millwall16%
Bradford2%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Wigan 46 24 15 7 87 37
P Burton 46 25 10 11 85 20
3 Walsall 46 24 12 10 84 22
4 Millwall 46 24 9 13 81 24
5 Bradford 46 23 11 12 80 15
6 Barnsley 46 22 8 16 74 16
7 Scunthorpe 46 21 11 14 74 13
8 Coventry 46 19 12 15 69 18
9 Gillingham 46 19 12 15 69 15
10 Rochdale 46 19 12 15 69 7
11 Sheff Utd 46 18 12 16 66 5
12 Port Vale 46 18 11 17 65 -2
13 Peterborough 46 19 6 21 63 9
14 Bury 46 16 12 18 60 -17
15 Southend 46 16 11 19 59 -6
16 Swindon 46 16 11 19 59 -7
17 Oldham 46 12 18 16 54 -14
18 Chesterfield 46 15 8 23 53 -12
19 Fleetwood 46 12 15 19 51 -4
20 Shrewsbury 46 13 11 22 50 -21
R Doncaster 46 11 13 22 46 -16
R Blackpool 46 12 10 24 46 -23
R Colchester 46 9 13 24 40 -42
R Crewe 46 7 13 26 34 -37
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Walsall Results (view all)