Blackpool 0-4 Walsall- Match Report

Last updated : 29 August 2015
Sawyers at the double as Walsall move top of League OneRomaine Sawyers scored twice to fire Walsall to the top of League One with a 4-0 thrashing of rock-bottom Blackpool.Sawyers opened and completed the scoring to take his tally for the season to four, with a Tom Aldred own goal and Sam Mantom header in between.Blackpool had actually started well and inside the first minute David Ferguson's piledriver was well-held by Saddlers goalkeeper Neil Etheridge.But Walsall were soon on top and Sawyers wasted Tom Bradshaw's assist by blazing wide from 10 yards.Sawyers soon made amends by poking Jason Demetriou's through ball past Seasiders keeper Kyle Letheren to give Walsall a 25th-minute lead.Mantom was twice inches away from doubling Walsall's lead before the break but they finally made it 2-0 after 57 minutes, Aldred turning Rico Henry's cross into his own net.Bradshaw crashed a sweet strike against a post before Mantom's powerful header from a Demetriou cross made it 3-0.And Sawyers wrapped up the scoring with a stunning 25-yard strike into the top corner in the 74th minute

Source : PA

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