Walsall 2-2 Scunthorpe: Match Report
Published : 17 Sep 2011 20:32:20
Ryan rescues Iron point
A dramatic goal by substitute Jimmy Ryan in the fourth and final minute of stoppage time earned Scunthorpe a 2-2 draw at Walsall.
Ryan hammered in a low shot after collecting a pass from the outstanding Mark Duffy as the Saddlers desperately tried to hang on.
It was no more than Alan Knill`s side deserved after dominating the match from start to finish but the Iron are still looking for their first win after nine league games - their worst start in 37 years.
Walsall took the lead after 22 minutes when Adam Chambers headed in a free-kick from Richard Taundry, although it was against the run of p
Scunthorpe equalised in the 78th minute when another substitute, Garry Thompson, knocked the ball in from close range following a corner.
Then, with seven minutes left, Walsall substitute Will Grigg thought he had won the game with a stunning far-post volley from Taundry's cross but Scunthorpe had other ideas and Ryan saved them in the 94th minute.
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