Yoann Arquin's eighth goal of the season earned Notts County a draw as they came from behind to deny fellow League One play-off hopefuls Walsall.
Second-half substitute Arquin ensured the Magpies took home a point when he poked the ball in from close range.
Will Grigg had put the Saddlers ahead from the penalty spot after fit-again Magpies goalkeeper Bartosz Bialkowski brought down Jamie Paterson.
But Arquin levelled following good work by Jamal Campbell-Ryce.
VIEW FROM THE DRESSING ROOM
Notts County caretaker manager Chris Kiwomya told BBC Radio Nottingham:
"At half-time I was very disappointed. Although the pitch was very difficult to play on, I don't think we really penetrated.
"But it is hard on this type of pitch. In the second half we were so much better.
"There was a lot more urgency to our game and people were willing to run and get into spaces."
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Saturday, 16 February 2013
Grigg (pen) 29
25 J Chambers
07 A Chambers
12 Brandy yellow card
29 Westcarr (Bowerman 75)
03 Sheehan yellow card
10 Judge yellow card
11 Hughes (Mahon 90)
19 Cofie (Zoko 78)
29 Blyth (Arquin 46)
Ref: KettleAtt: 4,416
Attempts on target
Attempts off target
90:00+3:06 The final whistle is blown by the referee.
90:00+1:20 Jamie Paterson fouled by Neal Bishop, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Andy Taylor.
89:40 Substitution Gavin Mahon replaces Jeff Hughes.
89:05 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andy Butler by Yoann Arquin. Direct free kick taken by Ian McLoughlin.
86:24 Unfair challenge on Francois Zoko by Andy Butler results in a free kick. A cross is delivered by Alan Sheehan, Yoann Arquin
has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide left of the target.
85:40 Yoann Arquin produces a header from inside the area that goes over the crossbar.
83:41 Alan Judge delivers the ball, Andy Butler manages to make a clearance.
83:14 Centre by Jamal Campbell-Ryce, Andy Taylor makes a clearance.
82:40 Jamie Paterson has an effort at goal from outside the area which misses left.
80:41 Jamal Campbell-Ryce takes a shot. Comfortable save by Ian McLoughlin.
79:28 Free kick crossed by Andy Taylor, Bartosz Bialkowski makes a save.
79:28 Booking Alan Judge shown a yellow card.
79:13 Francois Zoko challenges Adam Chambers unfairly and gives away a free kick.
78:08 James Chambers challenges Alan Judge unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Bartosz Bialkowski.
76:45 Ian McLoughlin restarts play with the free kick.
76:45 Substitution Francois Zoko comes on in place of John Cofie.
76:45 Booking Alan Sheehan goes into the referee's book.
76:28 Febian Brandy fouled by Alan Sheehan, the ref awards a free kick.
75:56 Corner taken right-footed by Alan Judge to the near post, Andy Butler makes a clearance.
75:45 The ball is sent over by Jamal Campbell-Ryce, clearance made by James Chambers.
74:15 Substitution George Bowerman joins the action as a substitute, replacing Craig Westcarr.
73:27 The assistant referee flags for offside against Yoann Arquin. Indirect free kick taken by Ian McLoughlin.
73:07 Alan Judge delivers the ball, Andy Butler makes a clearance.
72:09 Corner taken left-footed by Alan Sheehan from the right by-line, James Chambers makes a clearance.
71:10 Corner taken by Jamie Paterson from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Gary Liddle.
70:31 Yoann Arquin challenges Febian Brandy unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jamie Paterson.
69:45 Bartosz Bialkowski takes the direct free kick.
69:45 Booking Febian Brandy receives a caution.
69:31 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jamal Campbell-Ryce by Febian Brandy.
68:57 Free kick awarded for a foul by Jamal Campbell-Ryce on Febian Brandy. Andy Taylor restarts play with the free kick.
67:42 The ball is swung over by Jamal Campbell-Ryce, James Chambers manages to make a clearance.
66:56 Alan Judge crosses the ball, Andy Butler makes a clearance.
66:37 Alan Judge takes a shot. Save by Ian McLoughlin.
66:22 Will Grigg is ruled offside. Bartosz Bialkowski restarts play with the free kick.
65:03 Assist on the goal came from Jamal Campbell-Ryce.
65:03 GOAL - Yoann Arquin:Walsall 1 - 1 Notts County A goal is scored by Yoann Arquin from inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Walsall 1-1 Notts County.
62:43 Alan Judge sends in a cross.
60:15 Alan Judge takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by James Chambers.
59:25 Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Andy Taylor from the right by-line to the near post, Yoann Arquin manages to make a
58:37 Craig Westcarr takes a shot. Dean Leacock gets a block in.
57:47 Alan Judge takes a shot from close range clearing the crossbar.
57:16 Unfair challenge on Neal Bishop by Jamie Paterson results in a free kick. Alan Sheehan takes the direct free kick.
55:30 Corner taken by Andy Taylor from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Jeff Hughes.
54:45 Corner taken by Sam Mantom, save by Bartosz Bialkowski.
53:32 Yoann Arquin takes a shot. Ian McLoughlin makes a save. Effort from the edge of the area by Alan Judge goes wide of the right-hand
52:53 Effort from long range by James Chambers goes wide right of the target.
52:37 Centre by Andy Taylor, clearance made by Dean Leacock.
51:52 Centre by Craig Westcarr, clearance made by Dean Leacock.
50:27 Corner taken right-footed by Sam Mantom from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Dean Leacock.
49:58 The ball is crossed by Alan Judge, clearance by Andy Taylor.
49:08 Alan Judge takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, clearance by James Chambers. Inswinging corner
taken right-footed by Alan Judge, clearance by James Chambers.
46:41 The assistant referee signals for offside against Alan Judge. Indirect free kick taken by Andy Taylor.
45:59 Jamal Campbell-Ryce takes a shot. Save made by Ian McLoughlin.
45:01 The second half begins.
45:01 Substitution Jacob Blyth goes off and Yoann Arquin comes on.
45:00+1:19 The ref blows to end the first period.
45:00+0:31 Long range shot by John Cofie goes wide right of the target.
40:51 A cross is delivered by Andy Taylor, clearance made by Alan Sheehan.
40:26 Effort on goal by Will Grigg from just inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.
39:02 Alan Sheehan fouled by Febian Brandy, the ref awards a free kick. Alan Sheehan restarts play with the free kick.
38:33 Free kick awarded for a foul by Will Grigg on Gary Liddle. Gary Liddle restarts play with the free kick.
36:18 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alan Judge by Adam Chambers. Alan Judge crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed
from left channel, clearance made by Paul Downing.
35:46 The ball is swung over by Febian Brandy, Dean Leacock manages to make a clearance.
35:26 The ball is delivered by Jamal Campbell-Ryce, Ian McLoughlin makes a save.
34:10 Foul by Jeff Hughes on Andy Butler, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Ian McLoughlin.
32:33 Febian Brandy takes a shot. Save by Bartosz Bialkowski.
28:55 Assist by Jamie Paterson.
28:55 GOAL - Will Grigg:Walsall 1 - 0 Notts County Will Grigg scores a placed penalty. Walsall 1-0 Notts County.
26:30 Jamie Paterson fouled by Bartosz Bialkowski, the ref awards a Penalty.
26:09 A cross is delivered by Jamal Campbell-Ryce, James Chambers manages to make a clearance.
23:48 The ball is crossed by Alan Sheehan, clearance made by Andy Butler.
22:31 Alan Judge sends in a cross, Paul Downing manages to make a clearance.
18:28 Alan Sheehan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jamie Paterson. Strike on goal comes in from Andy Taylor from
the free kick, Neal Bishop gets a block in.
17:59 Unfair challenge on Febian Brandy by Jeff Hughes results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Paul Downing.
17:17 The ball is delivered by Jamal Campbell-Ryce.
12:15 Sam Mantom produces a cross, Gary Liddle makes a clearance.
11:35 Handball by Andre Boucaud. Andy Taylor restarts play with the free kick.
10:46 Neal Bishop takes a shot from 35 yards and missed to the right of the target.
7:29 Centre by Andre Boucaud, Andy Butler makes a clearance.
6:08 The ball is delivered by Alan Sheehan, clearance made by Paul Downing.
5:21 Will Grigg takes a shot. Alan Judge makes a clearance.
4:12 The offside flag is raised against Will Grigg. Free kick taken by Andre Boucaud.
2:56 Jamie Paterson takes a shot. Save by Bartosz Bialkowski.
2:07 Jacob Blyth challenges James Chambers unfairly and gives away a free kick. Paul Downing takes the direct free kick.
0:49 The ball is sent over by Alan Judge, clearance by Andy Taylor.
0:16 The ball is delivered by Andy Taylor, save made by Bartosz Bialkowski.
0:00 The game kicks-off.
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