Ten-men Salford snatched a last-gasp winner at Walsall following a late equaliser from the home side to make it two wins in a row.

The win puts Salford into sixth place on seventy-two points, level with seventh placed Bradford and eight placed Mansfield, setting up for a nervy end of the season for fans of the three clubs.

Callum Hendry put the Ammies in front early on in the 6th minute with a header into the far corner set up by right-back Liam Sheppard, making it ten league goals this season for the attacker.

Eight minutes into the second half, Salford were down to ten men after winger Louie Barry saw red for violent conduct.

Walsall then scored to make it 1-1 seventeen minutes into the second half thanks to a diving header from Jamaican attacker Jamille Matt.

Salford then went in front for the second time in the game with two minutes of the full ninety to go through a fantastic first time finish from substitute Conor McAleny set up by winger Luke Bolton.

Walsall then thought they had snatched a late point after a ninety-fifth minute equaliser. It was a smart left-footed finish from outside the box into the bottom right corner from substitute Conor Wilkinson.

Two minutes later Salford were back in front after a deflected effort from substitute Mathew Lund to win the game 3-2.

Salford have two remaining games to play including an away fixture against promotion rivals Carlisle United and a home fixture against bottom half Gillingham.

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