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Forest Green Rovers 1-1 Wrexham

Johnny Hunt scores from the spot for Wrexham against Forest Green Rovers

Johnny Hunt's late penalty earned Wrexham a draw at Forest Green Rovers.

Hunt was on target after substitute goalkeeper Paul White brought down Bradley Reid in the 89th minute.

Rovers took the lead in the 14th minute when James Norwood slotted the ball past Andy Coughlin.

Wrexham were disappointing during a first half when they offered very little but improved after the interval, and almost clinched a win when White saved from Hunt in stoppage-time.

Forest Green's Lee Hughes had earlier had a goal disallowed for offside.

The result leaves Forest Green 10th in the final table, with Wrexham a disappointing 17th a year after

Forest Green Rovers manager Adrian Pennock told BBC Radio Gloucestershire:

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Adrian Pennock: Forest Green Rovers boss on Wrexham draw

"It was a game that obviously we wanted to win, but that's been our season. Next season for me will start tomorrow.

"I think it was the 12th or 13th penalty that we've conceded and that's got to be addressed.

"The points ratio has been very good, and the effort has been 10, but we've got a lot to improve on."

Wrexham manager Kevin Wilkin told BBC Radio Wales:

"I thought overall we kind of controlled the game, we bossed the game from start to finish and if we hadn't taken something out of it it would have been a bit of a travesty.

"I was delighted that we kept going right to the very end, and in the second half I thought it was all us and the only way they looked like scoring was on the counter attack."

Line-ups

Forest Green

  • 1RussellSubstituted forWhiteat 65'minutes
  • 15Oshodi
  • 2Hodgkiss
  • 23BarrySubstituted forTaylorat 70'minutes
  • 6Bennett
  • 20Oliver
  • 7Norwood
  • 22Green
  • 26Rodgers
  • 30Jordan
  • 29HughesSubstituted forWrightat 86'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Wright
  • 14Taylor
  • 18Walker
  • 21White
  • 31Martin

Wrexham

  • 13Coughlin
  • 29Carrington
  • 3Ashton
  • 8Harris
  • 28Artell
  • 5Livesey
  • 6ClarkeSubstituted forReidat 66'minutes
  • 12Keates
  • 16Hunt
  • 26AnyinsahSubstituted forWilliamsat 81'minutes
  • 25Bailey-Jones

Substitutes

  • 2Wright
  • 11Williams
  • 14Tomassen
  • 15Ogleby
  • 22Reid
Referee:
Paul Rees

Match Stats

Home TeamForest GreenAway TeamWrexham
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home7
Away10
Shots on Target
Home1
Away6
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home7
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Forest Green Rovers 1, Wrexham 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Forest Green Rovers 1, Wrexham 1.

Attempt missed. Paul Green (Forest Green Rovers) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Attempt saved. Bradley Reid (Wrexham) header from the centre of the box is saved.

Attempt missed. James Norwood (Forest Green Rovers) left footed shot from the left side of the box is too high.

Corner, Wrexham.

Goal!

Goal! Forest Green Rovers 1, Wrexham 1. Johnny Hunt (Wrexham) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the top left corner.

Penalty conceded by Paul White (Forest Green Rovers) after a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty Wrexham. Bradley Reid draws a foul in the penalty area.

Attempt saved. Dean Keates (Wrexham) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved.

Substitution

Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. Daniel Wright replaces Lee Hughes.

Corner, Wrexham.

Foul by David Artell (Wrexham).

Luke Oliver (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Dean Keates (Wrexham) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Wrexham. Joe Williams replaces Joe Anyinsah.

Foul by Jay Harris (Wrexham).

Paul Green (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick.

Foul by Luke Oliver (Forest Green Rovers).

David Artell (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

Foul by Jay Harris (Wrexham).

Matty Taylor (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick.

Offside, Forest Green Rovers. Luke Rodgers tries a through ball, but Luke Rodgers is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Luke Rodgers (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the right.

Attempt saved. Jay Harris (Wrexham) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved.

Foul by Dale Bennett (Forest Green Rovers).

Johnny Hunt (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. James Norwood (Forest Green Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. Matty Taylor replaces Anthony Barry.

Offside, Forest Green Rovers. Lee Hughes tries a through ball, but Lee Hughes is caught offside.

Corner, Wrexham.

Foul by Joe Anyinsah (Wrexham).

Luke Rodgers (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Wrexham. Bradley Reid replaces Joe Clarke because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. Paul White replaces Sam Russell because of an injury.

Offside, Forest Green Rovers. Lee Hughes tries a through ball, but Lee Hughes is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Jay Harris (Wrexham) header from the left side of the box.

Attempt saved. Jay Harris (Wrexham) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Attempt missed. Luke Rodgers (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Foul by Joe Anyinsah (Wrexham).

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