Hartlepool won 2-0 (1-0) at home to Walsall in the England League Two. Tyler Burey and Nicky Featherstone scored one goal each for Hartlepool.
Hartlepool took an early lead when Tyler Burey netted after 23 minutes, making it 0-1.
There was a long delay before the next goal came. With more than 30 minutes on the clock, Hartlepool’s Nicky Featherstone scored and increased the lead. The 2-0 goal was the last one of the game.
The result means the fourth game in a row without a win for Walsall.
Hartlepool are now at six points after three games, while Walsall have one points in four games.
The last meeting between the teams ended in a 0-0 draw, with Hartlepool at home in March 2013.
In the next games in the England League Two, Hartlepool will take on Carlisle (home) on 2021-08-28, Tranmere (away) on 2021-09-04 and Bristol Rovers (home) on 2021-09-11. Walsall play Stevenage (home) on 2021-08-28, Bradford (away) on 2021-09-04 and Mansfield (home) on 2021-09-11.