Rigg rescues point for Vale: Match Review

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Port Vale battled back from a goal down to claim a 1-1 draw with fellow play-off hopefuls Aldershot.

Dean Morgan fired the visitors ahead in the 63rd minute, but Vale substitute Sean Rigg grabbed an equaliser to ensure the spoils were shared.

There were several chances but no goals in an entertaining firsthalf with both sides throwing men forward at every opportunity.

Dean Morgan went close for Aldershot with a curling effort, but Vale's Marc Richards wasted the best opportunity when he headed Tommy Fraser's corner over with a free header from six yards.

Aldershot turned up the heat at the start of the second-half and went close on several occasions before Dean Morgan broke the deadlock.

The striker, on loan from MK Dons, turned Gareth Owen to sprint clear and coolly took the ball around Chris Martin before placing his shot into an empty net.

Marvin Morgan almost doubled the visitors' advantage when his shot was well saved by Martin, but Vale levelled against the run of play in the 72nd minute.

Richards' pass sent Rigg on his way and the substitute netted a perfectly placed left-foot shot in off the far post as Jamie Young narrowed the angle.

Both sides had chances to win it, with Richards having a shot cleared off the line and Dean Morgan striking the outside of a post for the Shots.

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Chris Martin
Milton Keynes Dons
Chris Martin
Jamie Young
Marc Richards
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Sean Rigg
Dean Morgan
Dean Morgan
Gareth Owen
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Marvin Morgan
Tommy Fraser

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