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Woking 1-1 Wrexham

Andy Hunt gave Wrexham the lead at Woking just before half-time
Andy Hunt gave Wrexham the lead at Woking just before half-time

Scott Rendell's equaliser saved Woking from suffering their second defeat in four days against Wrexham.

Wrexham won 3-0 against Woking in the FA Cup first round on Sunday, but found the going tougher in the Conference.

Andy Bishop, Woking's chief tormentor in Sunday's match, opened the scoring moments before half-time, heading in Mark Carrington's cross.

But Woking hit back soon after the restart when Chris Arthur picked out Rendell to nod into the net.

The draw was enough for Woking to rise into the play-off places, taking fifth on goal difference, while Wrexham are three points behind in 12th.

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Garry Hill: Woking boss after draw with Wrexham

Woking boss Garry Hill told BBC Surrey:

"The performance was an important factor for us this evening after a very disappointing performance and result in the FA Cup up at Wrexham.

"It was hard to accept the manner we performed on Sunday and let so many people down. I was looking for a reaction and we certainly got that.

"I thought we were positive - it was an open game but we had the better chances. We are probably a bit pleased in that we got a reaction and a good point but also a little frustrated we haven't won the game."

Wrexham manager Kevin Wilkin told BBC Radio Wales:

"I felt we could have won it, I think their goal is a definite foul... it's a shove in the back when they've scored.

"Those things can go against you but I felt we stayed strong on our game, their goalie has brought off a fantastic save to keep Joe Clarke's effort out and Andy Bishop is inches away from turning it into the net.

"Equally they've had one or two half-chances as well, but to look at that after the terrific win we had at the weekend... it was a really strong performance from us. This is a difficult place to come."

Line-ups

Woking

  • 23Cole
  • 2Newton
  • 6J Clarke
  • 3CestorBooked at 49mins
  • 32Arthur
  • 11Betsy
  • 21JonesBooked at 90mins
  • 14LewisSubstituted forNutterat 90+4'minutes
  • 22Goddard
  • 9Rendell
  • 16MarriottSubstituted forSoleat 73'minutesBooked at 84mins

Substitutes

  • 1Howe
  • 10Sole
  • 15Nutter
  • 20Beckles
  • 25Taylor

Wrexham

  • 1Coughlin
  • 30PearsonSubstituted forWhiteat 77'minutes
  • 4Smith
  • 5Hudson
  • 3Ashton
  • 2Carrington
  • 6ClarkeBooked at 90mins
  • 7DurrellSubstituted forJenningsat 71'minutes
  • 16York
  • 10Bishop
  • 26Hunt

Substitutes

  • 9Moult
  • 12Keates
  • 15Evans
  • 18White
  • 24Jennings
Referee:
Dean Treleaven
Attendance:
1,418

Match Stats

Home TeamWokingAway TeamWrexham
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home14
Away7
Shots on Target
Home5
Away2
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home12
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Woking 1, Wrexham 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Woking 1, Wrexham 1.

Substitution

Substitution, Woking. John Nutter replaces Theo Lewis.

Booking

Joe Clarke (Wrexham) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Joe Clarke (Wrexham).

Joey Jones (Woking) wins a free kick.

Booking

Joey Jones (Woking) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Joey Jones (Woking).

Andy Bishop (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

Corner, Wrexham.

Booking

Giuseppe Sole (Woking) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Giuseppe Sole (Woking).

Mark Carrington (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Giuseppe Sole (Woking) right footed shot from the left side of the box is too high. Assisted by Adam Newton with a cross.

Attempt saved. Kevin Betsy (Woking) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Substitution

Substitution, Wrexham. Ross White replaces James Pearson because of an injury.

Foul by Connor Jennings (Wrexham).

James Clarke (Woking) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Woking. Giuseppe Sole replaces Jack Marriott.

Substitution

Substitution, Wrexham. Connor Jennings replaces Elliott Durrell.

Foul by Blaine Hudson (Wrexham).

Scott Rendell (Woking) wins a free kick.

Foul by Manny Smith (Wrexham).

Scott Rendell (Woking) wins a free kick.

Foul by Blaine Hudson (Wrexham).

Scott Rendell (Woking) wins a free kick.

Corner, Wrexham.

Foul by Wes York (Wrexham).

Jake Cole (Woking) wins a free kick.

Foul by Chris Arthur (Woking).

Andy Bishop (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

Offside, Wrexham. Andy Bishop tries a through ball, but Andy Bishop is caught offside.

Attempt saved. Kevin Betsy (Woking) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Attempt saved. Joe Clarke (Wrexham) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Corner, Wrexham.

Attempt missed. Andy Bishop (Wrexham) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right from a direct free kick.

Foul by Joey Jones (Woking).

Elliott Durrell (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Theo Lewis (Woking) header from the centre of the box is saved. Assisted by Adam Newton with a cross.

Attempt missed. Wes York (Wrexham) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Neil Ashton with a cross.

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