Accrington manager John Coleman was quick to acknowledge his players' performance after they gained a rare point against Hereford at Edgar Street.
Stanley have never won a game at Hereford and Coleman thought it was an excellent encounter between two competitive sides.
Mathieu Manset equalised nine minutes into the second half for the bottom of the table Bulls after James Ryan fired Accrington into the lead in the first period.
"I have to say it is a point gained as Hereford is a difficult place to come," said Coleman. "But I thought it was a smashing game from two teams who were trying to win.
"Their keeper (Adam Bartlett) probably made more saves than ours but we have to thank Alex Cisak for a couple of good saves as well.
"We scored a smashing goal but unfortunately we gave a soft goal away ourselves. But I have to say our lads played really well and I don't think we had a bad player on the pitch."