Date: 8th December 2018 at 8:03pm
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Walsall boss Dean Keates was relieved to have grabbed all three points this afternoon but still believes his players need to be more and felt a draw would have probably been the fairer result.

Keates side grabbed only their second league win in nine and conceded they have lost when playing better this season.

Keates said

“They’re bouncing. It was very dramatic but better late than never. We were a little bit scrappy, we lacked a bit of quality in passing and we weren’t very fluent.“

“We’ve played better and lost games so we’ll take it. We needed the win and it doesn’t matter how it came. We’ll take a scruffy win.”

Keates changed the formation and personnel as the game went on as he felt his side didn’t make the most of the man in the middle but his decision to go with two up top and one behind worked.

Following the introduction of Josh Ginnelly and Zeli Ismail The Saddlers grabbed the game by the scruff of the neck and two very late goals by Luke Leahy have Saddlers victory.

The Saddlers now dace Sunderland in the FA Cup in midweek before facing struggling Bradford away next weekend.

 

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