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Shrewsbury Town 1-1 Fleetwood Town

Substitute Ashley Hunter's late strike helped Fleetwood earn a vital point against fellow strugglers Shrewsbury.

The home side started brightly and were rewarded as Liam McAlinden diverted Jordan Clark's shot into the net.

David Ball had a great chance to level for the visitors before half-time but goalkeeper Mark Halstead denied him brilliantly.

With time running out Hunter expertly blasted past Halstead as the game ended in a draw.

Shrewsbury Town manager Micky Mellon told BBC Radio Shropshire:

"It was extremely difficult conditions for both teams to play any sort of attacking football - but on the balance of chances we'll be pleased with a point.

"It was a catalogue of errors from us in the lead up to the equaliser - and it's disappointing for us to concede so late on in the game.

"We wanted to see through the result as we move on to Monday, but the important thing is that we haven't lost the game today against our rivals."

Line-ups

Shrewsbury

  • 21Halstead
  • 31Smith
  • 13Gerrard
  • 20Knight-Percival
  • 12BrownSubstituted forSadlerat 65'minutes
  • 6BlackBooked at 72mins
  • 17Ogogo
  • 22ClarkSubstituted forLawrenceat 84'minutes
  • 19McAlindenSubstituted forAkpa-Akproat 76'minutes
  • 16Vernon
  • 9CollinsBooked at 77mins

Substitutes

  • 3Sadler
  • 7Lawrence
  • 10Whalley
  • 23Barnett
  • 25Burton
  • 26Akpa-Akpro
  • 28Patterson

Fleetwood

  • 1Maxwell
  • 2McLaughlin
  • 6Pond
  • 47Davis
  • 7Bell
  • 5JónssonSubstituted forHunterat 83'minutes
  • 8RyanBooked at 64mins
  • 18Sarcevic
  • 14GrantSubstituted forFosu-Henryat 61'minutes
  • 23BallSubstituted forProctorat 61'minutes
  • 45Henen

Substitutes

  • 9Proctor
  • 12Hornby-Forbes
  • 22Hunter
  • 27Haughton
  • 39Fosu-Henry
  • 40Gogic
  • 46Teixeira
Referee:
Steve Martin
Attendance:
5,749

Match Stats

Home TeamShrewsburyAway TeamFleetwood
Possession
Home43%
Away57%
Shots
Home7
Away9
Shots on Target
Home3
Away4
Corners
Home3
Away11
Fouls
Home15
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Shrewsbury Town 1, Fleetwood Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Shrewsbury Town 1, Fleetwood Town 1.

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Nathaniel Knight-Percival.

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

Foul by Nathaniel Knight-Percival (Shrewsbury Town).

Corner, Shrewsbury Town. Conceded by Joe Davis.

Attempt missed. Tarique Fosu-Henry (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Foul by Jamie Proctor (Fleetwood Town).

Ian Black (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! Shrewsbury Town 1, Fleetwood Town 1. Ashley Hunter (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Tarique Fosu-Henry.

Substitution

Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Liam Lawrence replaces Jordan Clark.

Substitution

Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Ashley Hunter replaces Eggert Jónsson.

Hand ball by James Collins (Shrewsbury Town).

Attempt saved. Eggert Jónsson (Fleetwood Town) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Nathaniel Knight-Percival.

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Nathaniel Knight-Percival.

Booking

James Collins (Shrewsbury Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Jimmy Ryan (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by James Collins (Shrewsbury Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Jean-Louis Akpa-Akpro replaces Liam McAlinden.

Joe Davis (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Nathaniel Knight-Percival (Shrewsbury Town).

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Nathaniel Knight-Percival.

Attempt saved. David Henen (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Shrewsbury Town. Conceded by Nathan Pond.

Booking

Ian Black (Shrewsbury Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Jamie Proctor (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Ian Black (Shrewsbury Town).

Foul by Tarique Fosu-Henry (Fleetwood Town).

Ian Black (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Ian Black (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is saved in the bottom left corner.

Ian Black (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jamie Proctor (Fleetwood Town).

Hand ball by James Collins (Shrewsbury Town).

Attempt missed. David Henen (Fleetwood Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Mat Sadler replaces Junior Brown because of an injury.

Booking

Jimmy Ryan (Fleetwood Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Attempt saved. Amari'i Bell (Fleetwood Town) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Jamie Proctor replaces David Ball.

Substitution

Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Tarique Fosu-Henry replaces Bobby Grant.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Walsall22136338191945
2Burton22143530191145
3Gillingham23135545291644
4Coventry23127440231743
5Peterborough23114849341537
6Wigan22107531201137
7Southend2210753123837
8Bradford219752320334
9Sheff Utd229673430433
10Bury229673334-133
11Millwall229493132-131
12Rochdale228682826230
13Port Vale238692727030
14Scunthorpe2393112629-330
15Swindon2384113338-528
16Doncaster237792632-628
17Blackpool2274111928-925
18Fleetwood2265112931-223
19Shrewsbury2365122834-623
20Chesterfield2372142539-1423
21Barnsley2263132838-1021
22Oldham2131172333-1020
23Crewe2255122237-1520
24Colchester2355133357-2420
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