Walsall 1-1 Sheff Utd- Match Report

Last updated : 17 March 2015
Saddlers blunt BladesWalsall had to settle for a point in a 1-1draw after dominating promotion-chasing Sheffield United at the Banks's StadiumSubstitute Ashley Grimes hit Walsall's second-half equaliser within two minutes of comng on, leaving the Blades without a win in five games.United made the perfect start and, after Richard O'Donnell made a terrific save from a fierce Matt Done shot, they took the lead in the eighth minute.Jose Baxter robbed Sam Mantom, burst forward and lashed a 25-yard drive beyond the diving O'Donnell.Walsall dominated possession after that but too many moves petered out in the final third, although Jordy Hiwula might have done better from a Jordan Cook chip.But his header from close range sailed straight into keeper Mark Howard's hands.Grimes headed Walsall level in the 71st minute from a Ben Purkiss cross and the Saddlers missed several chances to win the game before O'Donnell made a great last-minute save from Ben Davies

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