Sheff Utd 1-1 Notts County: Match Report

29 September 2012 05:31
Sheff Utd 1-1 Notts County: Match Report - view commentary, squad, and statistics of the game as it happened.

Hughes a clever boy

Notts County came from behind to secure a 1-1 draw at Sheffield United.

Substitute Lee Hughes equalised after Dave Kitson put the hosts in front.

The home side put County under pressure early on with keeper Bartosz Bialkowski called into action on several occasions.

Bialkowski comfortably saved Michael Doyle's shot and did well to keep out Ryan Flynn and Paul Gallagher.

County's Jeff Hughes put a free header wide of the target and then Alan Judge's control let him down in a good position after meeting Jamal Campbell Ryce's low cross.

Bialkowski rescued County again, tipping Nick Blackman's fierce drive over and saving Gallagher's low shot.

After Blackman fired against a post, Kitson scored with a firm header from Flynn's cross in the 50th minute.

United keeper Mark Howard made a fine save to keep out Francois Zoko's header before County equalised in the 76th minute.

The ball came back off the crossbar following a goalmouth scramble, Jeff Hughes played the ball back across the face of goal and namesake Lee tapped in at the far post.

Source: PA

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