The Data: Stevens on target when Green beat Walsall

Forest Green defeated visiting Walsall in the England League Two on Saturday 3-1 (3-0).

The visitors Forest Green started the match well and took the lead early when Mathew Stevens scored after 20 minutes, making it 1-0.

The team increased the lead to 0-2 just before the half-time whistle as Jamille Matt scored.

Straight after the break, Mathew Stevens scored and increased Forest Green’s lead.

The goal that reduced the score to 1-3 came in the 90th minute, when Brendan Kiernan scored a goal for Walsall. But Walsall ran out of steam. This brought the final score to 1-3.

Both teams play again on Tuesday, as Walsall host Scunthorpe at Bescot Stadium and Forest Green host Rochdale.

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