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Lions comeback delights Jackett
Published : 09 Aug 2009 18:02:38
New Saints boss Alan Pardew saw rookie Scot Matthew Paterson, 19, open the scoring in the 51st minute with a clinical finish but Millwall battled back strongly. And after Alan Dunne's penalty was saved by Kelvin Davis, Abdou Nadjim headed home to secure last season's beaten League One play-off finalists a deserved point. Jackett said: "It is the opening day of the season, the Sky cameras are here and we were playing a team who has been in the Premiership let alone the Championship recently so I am pleased with our performance. "We were a bit stop-start but we finished strongly which in this kind of heat is very encouraging. We had one lapse of concentration which cost us a goal but we kept going and got a really good point. "We've got some forward momentum now and a lot to be pleased about."