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Wycombe Wanderers 1-1 Fleetwood Town

Jon Parkin

Jon Parkin rescued a point for promotion-chasing Fleetwood at Wycombe, who are now winless in nine games.

The home side took the lead just before half-time thanks to a stunning 25-yard strike from captain Stuart Lewis.

Max Kretzschmar had two good chances to double the advantage but debutant Fleetwood keeper Chris Maxwell denied him with a pair of fine saves.

Parkin made the Chairboys pay as a cleared corner was played back in by Alex Marrow and Parkin hooked home.

The draw means Gareth Ainsworth's side, who have not won since 21 December, sit just two points above the League Two relegation zone.

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Wycombe boss Gareth Ainsworth told BBC Three Counties Radio:

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Post-match: Wycombe boss Ainsworth

"I thought we were the better team for most of the game.

"A win on Saturday is the only thing in my mind and I think we can go to Cheltenham and win.

"I'll take that as a good point, but I think we could have had three points, it's frustrating."

Fleetwood manager Graham Alexander told BBC Radio Lancashire:

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Post-match: Fleetwood boss Alexander

"I thought we should have had a penalty at the end. Gareth Evans was definitely brought down and we're disappointed with that.

"I don't think there was much quality on show from either team - it was a bit of a grind and a battle - but I thought we had the better chances.

"I'm not going to say we came here and outplayed Wycombe by any stretch. I'm a realist. But it was a game we were looking to win and I felt we could have won it."

Line-ups

Wycombe

  • 1Ingram
  • 23Arnold
  • 11Wood
  • 4Scowen
  • 6Johnson
  • 30Doherty
  • 22KretzschmarSubstituted forStewartat 83'minutes
  • 8Lewis
  • 7MorganSubstituted forStycheat 35'minutes
  • 12Cowan-HallSubstituted forMcClureat 77'minutes
  • 10Bloomfield

Substitutes

  • 5Stewart
  • 13Horlock
  • 15Jeffrey
  • 18Kuffour
  • 20Craig
  • 27Styche
  • 29McClure

Fleetwood

  • 28Maxwell
  • 15McLaughlin
  • 20Taylor
  • 13GoodallBooked at 86mins
  • 5Roberts
  • 6Pond
  • 8SchumacherSubstituted forSarcevicat 71'minutes
  • 4MurdochSubstituted forEvansat 45'minutes
  • 34MandronSubstituted forMattat 71'minutes
  • 9Parkin
  • 35Marrow

Substitutes

  • 1Davies
  • 7Evans
  • 10Matt
  • 12Brown
  • 14Hogan
  • 16Cresswell
  • 18Sarcevic
Referee:
Lee Collins
Attendance:
2,185

Match Stats

Home TeamWycombeAway TeamFleetwood
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home4
Away5
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home7
Away3
Fouls
Home9
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Wycombe Wanderers 1, Fleetwood Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Wycombe Wanderers 1, Fleetwood Town 1.

Attempt missed. Jamille Matt (Fleetwood Town) header from very close range is just a bit too high.

(Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jamille Matt (Fleetwood Town).

Josh Scowen (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jon Parkin (Fleetwood Town).

Foul by Reece Styche (Wycombe Wanderers).

(Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Reece Styche (Wycombe Wanderers).

(Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Jon Parkin.

Booking

Alan Goodall (Fleetwood Town) is shown the yellow card.

Sam Wood (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Alan Goodall (Fleetwood Town).

Attempt saved. Anthony Stewart (Wycombe Wanderers) header from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Alan Goodall.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Anthony Stewart replaces Max Kretzschmar.

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Sam Wood.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Matt McClure replaces Paris Cowan-Hall.

Goal!

Goal! Wycombe Wanderers 1, Fleetwood Town 1. Jon Parkin (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from very close range to the top left corner.

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Sam Wood.

Attempt saved. Alan Goodall (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is saved in the centre of the goal.

Sam Wood (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Jamille Matt (Fleetwood Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Jamille Matt replaces Mikael Mandron.

Substitution

Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Antoni Sarcevic replaces Steven Schumacher.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Nathan Pond.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Conor McLaughlin.

Foul by Matt Bloomfield (Wycombe Wanderers).

Charlie Taylor (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Conor McLaughlin.

Foul by Reece Styche (Wycombe Wanderers).

Alex Marrow (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Charlie Taylor.

Hand ball by Paris Cowan-Hall (Wycombe Wanderers).

Foul by Matt Bloomfield (Wycombe Wanderers).

Alex Marrow (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Nathan Pond.

Max Kretzschmar (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Chesterfield30151052155
2Scunthorpe30131341452
3Oxford Utd30131251651
4Rochdale2915591250
5Burton291487550
6Fleetwood29154101249
7Southend2913881147
8Newport261097539
9Dag & Red3010911-139
10Plymouth2910910-439
11Hartlepool3010812-338
12Wimbledon3010812-438
13Morecambe2910811-538
14York3181211-336
15Cheltenham3081210-536
16Exeter299812-435
17Mansfield3081111-835
18Bristol Rovers3081012-434
19Accrington288911-633
20Portsmouth3071211-933
21Bury2871110-332
22Wycombe3071013-631
23Torquay297814-1429
24Northampton296815-1726
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