Hartlepool played well in the England League Two game at home against Walsall on Saturday. They steadily steered a 1-0 lead after the second period to a 2-0 win in the end.
The result means the fourth game in a row without a win for Walsall.
The last match between the teams ended in a 0-0 draw, with Hartlepool at home in March 2013.
In the next games in the England League Two, Hartlepool will take on Carlisle (home) on 2021-08-28, Tranmere (away) on 2021-09-04 and Bristol Rovers (home) on 2021-09-11. Walsall play Stevenage (home) on 2021-08-28, Bradford (away) on 2021-09-04 and Mansfield (home) on 2021-09-11.