Hartlepool beat Walsall at home in the England League Two. Hartlepool had a 1-0 lead already after the first half and ultimately won the game 2-0.

The result means the fourth game in a row without a win for Walsall.

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.