Walsall 0-0 Notts County- Match Report

Cook can't find recipe for successWalsall striker Jordan Cook missed three first-half chances and hit the woodwork twice after the break as the Saddlers had to settle for a goalless draw with fellow strugglers Notts County at the Banks's Stadium.However, the Magpies could have nicked all thee points when Gary Jones burst though 10 minutes from the end but his drive was tipped over by Richard O'Donnell when the midfielder really should have scored.Walsall's problems in front of goal were underlined by Cook who missed so many chances.In the opening 30 seconds he had only Roy Carroll to beat but, from an angle, he lobbed the ball over the goalkeeper and wide

In the second half he headed against a post then shot against the woodwork again in a two-minute spell.Notts were poor but almost grabbed the lead in the 38th minute

Graham Burke let fly from 25 yards only to see O'Donnell tip the effort over the crossbar.Walsall then had to survive late pressure and are now without a win in five games while the visitors will be pleased with their point, although they remain in the relegation zone

Source : PA

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