Match ends, Port Vale 1, Forest Green Rovers 1.
Forest Green fought back to earn a draw against Port Vale in League Two at Vale Park.
Dan Turner had given Port Vale the lead but Omar Bugiel gave the visitors a share of the points in the second half.
Forest Green nearly took the lead after just six minutes as Christian Doidge went one on one with the keeper but saw his effort saved.
Port Vale took the lead as Turner slotted away a pass across the box from Tom Pope after 19 minutes.
Pope went close to doubling the Valiants' lead shortly after but his shot was parried over the bar by Bradley Collins.
At the end of the first half Port Vale nearly went into the break two to the good as Anthony de Freitas sent a good chance wide.
Substitute Bugiel headed in with his first touch of the game after a flick on from Doidge to equalise for Forest Green.
Rovers were just inches away from taking all three points as a Liam Noble free-kick from the edge of the area went over the bar with 12 minutes remaining.
Match report supplied by the Press Association.
- 28de Freitas
- 3DentonSubstituted forWhitfieldat 81'minutes
- 19TurnerSubstituted forMyers-Harnessat 67'minutes
- 19Randall-HurrenSubstituted forBugielat 67'minutes
- 33JamesSubstituted forCorreia Gomesat 45'minutes
- 9DoidgeBooked at 90mins
- 14MullingsSubstituted forTraoréat 45'minutes
- 25Correia Gomes
- Martin Coy
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Port Vale 1, Forest Green Rovers 1.
Christian Doidge (Forest Green Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Ben Whitfield (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Christian Doidge (Forest Green Rovers).
Delay in match (Port Vale).
Corner, Port Vale. Conceded by Lee Collins.
Foul by Anthony de Freitas (Port Vale).
Toni Correia Gomes (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Attempt missed. Gavin Gunning (Port Vale) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.
Corner, Forest Green Rovers. Conceded by Gavin Gunning.
Substitution, Port Vale. Ben Whitfield replaces Tyler Denton.
Foul by Tom Anderson (Port Vale).
Omar Bugiel (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt missed. Liam Noble (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right from a direct free kick.
Foul by Nathan Smith (Port Vale).
Christian Doidge (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Marcus Myers-Harness (Port Vale).
Lee Collins (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Tom Pope (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.