Coventry City 2 Port Vale 3
LOOKING BACK AT THE 2014-2015 SEASON
Coventry City2 Port Vale 3
Attendance: 9,446 including 1,745 visiting supporters
Saturday 7th March 2015
The Ricoh Arena
Vale came from behind at the Ricoh Arena to take all three points and to record a third successive away victory and their fourth win in five games to keep on the tail of the play-off contenders.
found the target.Jim O’BrienVale couldn’t have got off to a worse start to the game, going behind after just three and half minutes, when a speculative 25 yard speculative effort from
scuffed shot from close range trickled over the line.Tom PopeFive minutes before half time when Michael O’Connor’s shot from outside the box was touched by a Coventry defender and then Ben Williamson before
combined inside the Coventry box and the winger squeezed the ball past Lee Burge.Mark MarshallFour minutes later Vale got their noses in front when Michael O’Connor and
to crack home the equaliser from 15 yards.Sanmi Odelusi minute the home side were back on level terms when the Vale defence backed off, eventually allowing substitute thBut in the 70
Vale came within a whisker of retaking the lead just moments later when a 25 yard free kick from Michael O’Connor struck the side-netting.
put the ball the other side of the same upright to effectively seal the three points.Michael O’ConnorThat goal seemed to serve as a warm-up for the real thing, because six minutes later, from an identical position,
PORT VALE: Sam Johnson, Adam Yates, Ryan McGivern, Chris Birchall, Louis Dodds, Chris Lines, Colin DanielSUBS:Chris Neal, Fredi Veseli, Chris Robertson, Ryan Inniss, Carl Dicksinson, Byron Moore, Michael Brown, Michael O’Connor, Mark Marshall, Ben Williamson, Tom Pope.