Dean Smith was all smiles as Walsall racked up five goals away from home for the first time since 1997 in the 5-1 thumping of Notts County.
The Saddlers are now six games unbeaten and move in the play-off spots in League One with the victory.
Febian Brandy had the matchball sealed before the interval, scoring the perfect hat-trick to open up a three-goal lead.
After the break Andy Butler and Craig Westcarr piled on more misery at Meadow Lane before a late consolation from Callum McGregor.
"I thought we were outstanding and what gave us our platform was the two central midfielders, who won plenty of second balls," Smith said.
"It gave us a platform and then we had Febian who was so clinical. We went in at half-time 3-0 up and had other chances as well. We've played some great football and
"Fabs has got the perfect hat-trick - left foot, right foot, and a header.
"He thoroughly deserved it given his performance. Even though the header was diverted in by Dean Leacock it would have been harsh to take the matchball from him which he has been walking around with.
"It was a comprehensive win and we were excellent all round. Some of our attacking play was outstanding and the keeper made some outstanding saves to keep the score down.
"We were a bit wasteful with our finishing but to come away from home and score five was tremendous."