Tamworth 1 Kidderminster Harriers 1
Maybe it's something to do with the shooting drills at Notts County or simply oneupmanship from two teammates turned rivals but Matty Williams and Andy White matched each other's finishing skills to earn a point apiece in Saturday's Midlands shoot-out.
Strikers Williams and White are on loan from County for an initial month and their goals in the first league meeting between Tam-worth and Kidderminster Harriers at the Lamb in 27 years were strikingly similar.
Williams' fourth goal for Tamworth fired them into a fourth-minute lead but White's first strike for Harriers was a carbon-copy two minutes after the break.
Though number 15 and number 25 might have featured more on the Notts County manager's lottery coupon than his team-sheet at Meadow Lane, both forwards proved just the dream ticket for the Midlands rivals.
The pair, a Little and Large contrast of styles, could have finished with hat-tricks, though the respective managers accepted a draw was a fair reflection of the contest.
The inclusion of four debutants took the number of players on Lambs duty this season to 47, and it was one of the new boys, Sheffield United loanee Dominic Roma, who created the opening goal.
His long pass down the inside-right channel allowed livewire Williams to ghost past the defence and the Welshman expertly drilled an angled shot beyond keeper John Danby.
Another Lambs new face, goalkeeper Sean Bowles, then stood out with excellent stops from White's snap-shop and Jake Sedgemore's strike but it was Harriers' counterpart John Danby who, having flipped over a Danny Davidson effort in the first half, made the most vital contribution seconds after half time.
Williams again skated through along the right but Danby stood up brilliantly and blocked his angled effort from eight yards. It proved to be a turning point.
Within 90 seconds it was 1-1. Lee Thompson flicked on Sedgemore's pass along the right and White charged through beyond the flat-footed Scott Stamps to unleash a devastating finish that flashed past Bowles.
"Andy has got his reward for the hard work he has put in in the last couple of games," said Yates. "I thought he was our best player and he finished his goal with aplomb."
Both sides had chances to win - Simon Russell and Gareth Sheldon going closest for Harriers and Davidson lashing over from Peter Folkes' free kick for the hosts - but neither manager was complaining too much with a hard-fought point.
That said, they also justified the case for three points.
Lambs' Mark Cooper pointed to the fact his much-changed team was punished for one lapse in concentration and Harriers counterpart Yates highlighted the number of opportunities they created.
"If the couple of minutes after half time had gone our way we could have won it," said Cooper. "We had a great chance to go 2-0 ahead. But then one bit of sloppy, lazy defending cost us two points.
"It's another point and we've got to keep picking up points, especially when we have been without so many players.
"But now we will have Dave Bampton and Matt Red-mile back on Tuesday [against York] and Alan Neil-son back next Saturday."
Having had to scrub the names of Daryl Burgess (back) and Johnny Harkness (thigh) from his line-up after overnight injuries, Yates had to reshape his defence but he was satisfied.
"We looked a young, inexperienced back four in the first half but in the second half they came out as men," he said.
"I thought we created the better chances and perhaps could've, should've, won the game."