Port Vale 2-2 Bradford- Match Report

Last updated : 07 February 2015
Port Vale 2-2 Bradford: Match Report - view commentary, squad, and statistics of the game as it happened.Vale late show stuns BantamsMichael O'Connor put away a penalty four minutes into stoppage time to rescue a point for Port Vale in a 2-2 draw against Bradford.Vale looked to be heading for a third straight defeat when substitute Chris Birchall was brought down by visiting goalkeeper Jordan Pickford, who was shown a straight red card.Reserve keeper Ben Williams was called into action but was helpless as O'Connor buried the spot-kick into his right-hand corner.Bradford bossed most of the first half and went ahead four minutes before the interval.Filipe Morais chipped over a cross from the right byline and it was easy pickings for James Hanson who headed into an unguarded net from six yards.Vale introduced French striker Achille Campion to support Tom Pope at the start of the second-half and he was celebrating his first goal in English football in the 58th minute.Carl Dickinson's cross from the left was headed down by O'Connor and Campion was first to react as he prodded a low shot inside Pickford's left-hand post.But Bradford regained the lead in the 65th minute when James Meredith's cross from the left was cleared to the edge of the box where Morais drilled in a low shot despite Richard Duffy's attempt to clear off the line.The visitors went close to a third goal on several occasions but are still searching for a league win in 2015 following O'Connor's late equaliser

Source : PA

Source: PA

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