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Bescot Stadium (ATT 4,038) 4th January 2013 - Kick off 19:45 Ref: S Hooper

Walsall Walsall vs Portsmouth Portsmouth

Walsall 2

F Brandy (29)
W Grigg (40)

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  1. The match has reached full-time.

  2. 92

    A cross is delivered by Paul Benson, comfortable save by Karl Darlow.

  3. 92

    The ball is sent over by Jamie Paterson.

  4. 91

    Effort from outside the penalty box by James Baxendale goes wide right of the target.

  5. 89

    Shot from just outside the box by Will Grigg goes over the crossbar.

  6. 88

    David Connolly decides to take a short corner.

  7. 88

    David Connolly takes a shot. Blocked by Paul Downing.

  8. 87

    James Chambers is brought on as a substitute for Malvind Benning.

  9. 86

    The ball is swung over by David Connolly, comfortable save by Karl Darlow.

  10. 85

    Jed Wallace comes on in place of Adam Webster.

  11. 85

    Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Scott Allan from the right by-line.

  12. 85

    Adam Webster sends in a cross, clearance by Paul Downing.

  13. 83

    David Connolly has an effort at goal. Karl Darlow makes a save.

  14. 83

    Adam Webster delivers the ball, clearance made by Ben Purkiss.

  15. 83

    Craig Westcarr challenges Lee Williamson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Darel Russell takes the free kick.

  16. 83

    Craig Westcarr gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lee Williamson. Direct free kick taken by Darel Russell.

  17. 82

    Centre by Andy Butler.

  18. 82

    Jamie Paterson takes the outswinging corner, Paul Benson makes a clearance.

  19. 82

    Craig Westcarr takes a shot. Save made by Simon Eastwood.

  20. 81

    Corner taken right-footed by Jamie Paterson from the right by-line, Andy Butler challenges Johnny Ertl unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Simon Eastwood.

  21. 80

    Craig Westcarr takes a shot. Fantastic save by Simon Eastwood.

  22. 80

    Shot from outside the box by James Baxendale misses to the left of the goal.

  23. 79

    Scott Allan takes a shot. Save by Karl Darlow.

  24. 75

    Adam Chambers concedes a free kick for a foul on Lee Williamson. Direct free kick taken by Johnny Ertl.

  25. 73

    Scott Allan sends in a cross, Andy Butler makes a clearance.

  26. 73

    Febian Brandy goes off and James Baxendale comes on.

  27. 72

    Craig Westcarr takes a shot. Blocked by Johnny Ertl.

  28. 72

    Lee Williamson challenges Jamie Paterson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jamie Paterson.

  29. 71

    Darel Russell challenges Craig Westcarr unfairly and gives away a free kick. Andy Butler takes the direct free kick.

  30. 69

    Unfair challenge on Darel Russell by Febian Brandy results in a free kick. Adam Webster restarts play with the free kick.

  31. 68

    A cross is delivered by Adam Webster.

  32. 67

    Jamie Paterson has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide right of the goal.

  33. 66

    Corner from the right by-line taken by Sam Mantom, Shot by Paul Downing. Comfortable save by Simon Eastwood.

  34. 65

    Free kick awarded for a foul by David Connolly on Adam Chambers. Andy Butler restarts play with the free kick.

  35. 64

    Ashley Harris on for Nathaniel Mendez-Laing.

  36. 63

    Shot by Jamie Paterson from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.

  37. 63

    Short corner taken by Sam Mantom from the right by-line.

  38. 62

    Free kick awarded for a foul by Lubomir Michalik on Will Grigg. Craig Westcarr crosses the ball in from the free kick, Paul Benson manages to make a clearance.

  39. 61

    Corner taken by Craig Westcarr from the left by-line. Andy Butler has an effort at goal from close range which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

  40. 61

    Malvind Benning takes a shot. Save by Simon Eastwood.

  41. 60

    The referee blows for offside against David Connolly. Indirect free kick taken by Paul Downing.

  42. 60

    The offside flag is raised against David Connolly. Karl Darlow takes the indirect free kick.

  43. 39

    Febian Brandy takes a shot. Simon Eastwood makes a save. Goal scored by Will Grigg from close range to the top left corner of the goal. Walsall 2-0 Portsmouth.The assist for the goal came from Febian Brandy.

  44. 59

    Will Grigg produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the target.

  45. 56

    Free kick awarded for a foul by Darel Russell on Malvind Benning. Free kick taken by Malvind Benning.

  46. 54

    Adam Chambers concedes a free kick for a foul on David Connolly. Lubomir Michalik takes the direct free kick.

  47. 53

    Paul Benson concedes a free kick for a foul on Andy Butler. Free kick taken by Karl Darlow.

  48. 51

    Mustapha Dumbuya delivers the ball, save by Karl Darlow. Lee Williamson produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the goal.

  49. 50

    Craig Westcarr takes a shot. Save made by Simon Eastwood.

  50. 49

    David Connolly produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.

  51. 47

    Jamie Paterson takes a shot. Save by Simon Eastwood.

  52. 45

    Foul by Paul Benson on Andy Butler, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Karl Darlow.

  53. The referee blows his whistle to start the second half.

  54. 45

    Scott Allan is brought on as a substitute for Liam Walker.

  55. The ref blows to end the first period.

  56. 46

    Jamie Paterson challenges Lee Williamson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Lubomir Michalik takes the direct free kick.

  57. 45

    Malvind Benning is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Adam Webster.

  58. 41

    Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Febian Brandy by Mustapha Dumbuya. Ben Purkiss restarts play with the free kick.

  59. 40

    Febian Brandy takes a shot. Save made by Simon Eastwood. Will Grigg grabs a goal from inside the six-yard box to the top left corner of the goal. Walsall 2-0 Portsmouth.Assist by Febian Brandy.

  60. 38

    The offside flag is raised against Paul Benson. Free kick taken by Andy Butler.

  61. 37

    The ball is swung over by Ben Purkiss.

  62. 35

    Unfair challenge on Adam Chambers by Darel Russell results in a free kick. Shot comes in from Craig Westcarr from the free kick,

  63. 34

    Craig Westcarr takes a shot. Simon Eastwood makes a save.

  64. 32

    Unfair challenge on Febian Brandy by Nathaniel Mendez-Laing results in a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Jamie Paterson, Mustapha Dumbuya makes a clearance.

  65. 28

    A cross is delivered by Jamie Paterson.

  66. 29

    Ben Purkiss delivers the ball, Johnny Ertl manages to make a clearance.

  67. 28

    Febian Brandy fires in a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Walsall 1-0 Portsmouth.Assist on the goal came from Will Grigg.

  68. 28

    Short corner taken by Sam Mantom from the right by-line, Ben Purkiss sends in a cross, Adam Webster makes a clearance.

  69. 27

    Will Grigg takes a shot. Johnny Ertl gets a block in.

  70. 27

    Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Adam Webster by Will Grigg. Direct free kick taken by Simon Eastwood.

  71. 26

    Mustapha Dumbuya concedes a free kick for a foul on Febian Brandy. Free kick taken by Ben Purkiss.

  72. 23

    Shot from just outside the box by Jamie Paterson goes over the target.

  73. 23

    Paul Downing fouled by Paul Benson, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Ben Purkiss.

  74. 22

    Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Sam Mantom, Paul Benson manages to make a clearance. Effort from outside the area by Jamie Paterson goes wide right of the goal.

  75. 18

    A cross is delivered by Adam Chambers, Paul Benson produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that goes over the bar.

  76. 17

    Foul by Johnny Ertl on Will Grigg, free kick awarded. Febian Brandy takes the free kick.

  77. 16

    Liam Walker takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Craig Westcarr makes a clearance.

  78. 16

    Centre by Nathaniel Mendez-Laing, clearance by Andy Butler.

  79. 15

    Effort from outside the penalty box by Sam Mantom goes wide left of the target.

  80. 12

    The ball is delivered by Mustapha Dumbuya, Close range headed effort by David Connolly clears the crossbar.

  81. 11

    Craig Westcarr fouled by Darel Russell, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Sam Mantom.

  82. 10

    Jamie Paterson takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Comfortable save by Simon Eastwood.

  83. 9

    Foul by Adam Chambers on Nathaniel Mendez-Laing, free kick awarded. Liam Walker crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing, Adam Chambers makes a clearance.

  84. 8

    Free kick awarded for a foul by Lee Williamson on Febian Brandy. Ben Purkiss restarts play with the free kick.

  85. 8

    Centre by Adam Webster.

  86. 6

    Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Febian Brandy by Lee Williamson. Karl Darlow takes the direct free kick.

  87. 6

    Outswinging corner taken by Liam Walker from the left by-line, clearance by Andy Butler.

  88. 6

    A cross is delivered by David Connolly, clearance by Paul Downing.

  89. 5

    Unfair challenge on Febian Brandy by Mustapha Dumbuya results in a free kick. Ben Purkiss takes the direct free kick.

  90. 4

    The ball is crossed by Paul Benson, clearance made by Andy Butler.

  91. The ball is crossed by Jamie Paterson, Adam Webster gets a block in. Corner taken short by Sam Mantom.

  92. 2

    Febian Brandy concedes a free kick for a foul on Darel Russell. Centre by Liam Walker, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Paul Benson goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

  93. 1

    The assistant referee signals for offside against Will Grigg. Free kick taken by Simon Eastwood.

  94. Centre by Jamie Paterson, Will Grigg takes a shot. Save made by Simon Eastwood.

  95. The ball is sent over by Jamie Paterson, blocked by Mustapha Dumbuya. Short corner worked by Sam Mantom.

  96. The game gets underway.

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Pos Team P Pts
1 Barnsley 0 0
2 Bradford City 0 0
3 Bristol City 0 0
4 Chesterfield 0 0
5 Colchester United 0 0
6 Coventry City 0 0
7 Crawley Town 0 0
8 Crewe Alexandra 0 0
9 Doncaster Rovers 0 0
10 Fleetwood Town 0 0
11 Gillingham 0 0
12 Leyton Orient 0 0
13 Milton Keynes Dons 0 0
14 Notts County 0 0
15 Oldham Athletic 0 0
16 Peterborough United 0 0
17 Port Vale 0 0
18 Preston North End 0 0
19 Rochdale 0 0
20 Scunthorpe United 0 0
21 Sheffield United 0 0
22 Swindon Town 0 0
23 Walsall 0 0
24 Yeovil Town 0 0