Walsall 3-1 Barnsley- Match Report

Walsall 3-1 Barnsley: Match Report - view commentary, squad, and statistics of the game as it happened.Cook is recipe for Saddlers successFormer Charlton striker Jordan Cook scored two goals and made the other as Walsall extended their unbeaten league run to six games after coming from behind to beat Barnsley 3-1 at the Banks's Stadium.After early Walsall pressure, Barnsley took a surprise lead in the 29th minute when Connor Hourihane delivered a corner into the box where big defender Lewin Nyatanga was unmarked to score with a firm header inside the far post.That brought a determined response from the Saddlers who hit two goals in a three-minute burst

Cook equalised when he met Michael Cain's corner with a magnificent half-volley from the edge of the box and the ball screamed into the roof of the net after 31 minutes.Before the Tykes knew what had hit them Cook then set up Tom Bradshaw and he coolly beat a defender before drilling home his 10th goal of the season.Barnsley piled on the pressure in the second half but could not get the ball past home goalkeeper Richard O'Donnell and Walsall made sure of all three points with a third goal in stoppage time, as Cook fired home from a pass by substitute Mathiew Manset

Source : PA

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