Academy kids shine as tribute to Dario
CREWE ..............2 WALSALL ............0
as a group, we can achieve a little bit more next season.”
After a goalless first half Crewe broke the deadlock in the 78th minute as club captain Murphy powerfully struck a penalty after goalkeeper Sam Johnstone was adjudged to have fouled Byron Moore.
And Arsenal loanee and substitute Aneke sealed the win with five minutes remaining as he curled his shot beyond Johnstone and in off the post.
With their 15-game unbeaten run ended,Walsall manager Dean Smith criticised the penalty decision but also reserved praise for Crewe’s youth policy.