Stockport County’s first League Two away-assignment of the new campaign saw them still looking for their first points after being edged out by the odd goal in three at Walsall.
Salford City seized on Walsall’s Emirates FA Cup hangover to post a victory which consolidated their place in the League Two play-off spots.
Stockport County suffered injury-time heartbreak as they were beaten by a last-gasp goal from Walsall in the third round of the Emirates FA Cup.
Stockport County’s final match of a memorable calendar year and first trip to Walsall for more than 13 years saw them finish 2022 on a high.
Salford City’s home Sky Bet League Two game against Walsall on Saturday, December 10 has been postponed due to a frozen pitch.