Ratings - How Bradford City players fared against Salford

HERE are the Bradford City player ratings from Tuesday evening’s League Two home game with Salford City at the Utilita Energy Stadium.

Bradford City striker Andy Cook, pictured in action against Salford City. Picture: Bruce Rollinson.

Hornby: A few flutters when his high clearance rebounded off Henderson and spun towards goal. Made a splendid save to deny Gotts in the first half and held onto Turnbull late header before being beaten at the death. 7.

Cousin-Dawson: Assigned with handling the tricky Hunter and did well enough. Asante was a tougher customer when he drifted left 6

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P O’Connor: Made some splendid blocks and headed an early chance wide. Solid. Booked for a hard challenge on ex-Leeds team-mate Gotts. Defeat was cruel on him. 8

A O’Connor: Another handled himself well and was commanding at the back. 7

Wood: Had his hands full at times with Bernard and Thomas-Asante. Stopped Thomas-Asante from getting a late second. 7

Sutton: Restored to central midfield and was assertive in the first half. But the second half was tougher. 6

Watt: Started well enough and had to dig in defensive in second half. 6

Evans: Got through plenty of work without much offensive threat. 6

Cooke: Showed some touches of class in the first half. Booked for catching Thomas-Asante in the second half and spurned a great chance to win it. 7

Vernam: Possessed threat and put Salford on the back foot for spells. 7

Cook: Went close early on and enjoyed the battle with Eastham and Turnbull. 6

Substitutes: Novak (Cook 72). 6; Stevens (Vernam 84).

Not used: O’Donnell, Donaldson, Foulds, Sikora,