Forest Green defeated the hometown Walsall 3-1 (3-0) on Saturday in England League Two action.

The visiting team Forest Green started the match best and took the lead when Mathew Stevens scored after 20 minutes, making it 1-0.

The team increased the lead to 0-2 just before the half-time whistle as Jamille Matt scored.

Straight after the break, Mathew Stevens found the net and increased Forest Green’s lead.

The goal that reduced the score to 1-3 came in the 90th minute, when Brendan Kiernan scored a goal for Walsall. However, Walsall were unable to make more of an impression. The 1-3 goal was the last goal of the game.

Both teams play again on Tuesday with Walsall hosting Scunthorpe at Bescot Stadium, and Forest Green host Rochdale.