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Wycombe Wanderers 3-3 Cheltenham Town

Wycombe's slim League Two play-off hopes were dampened after drawing 3-3 against 10-man Cheltenham to drop to 11th in the table.

Two goals in six minutes from Billy Waters and Harry Pell gave the Robins an unlikely lead before a Garry Thompson double levelled things.

Cheltenham's Jordan Cranston was sent off on 40 minutes and Wycombe thought they had won it when Joe Jacobson scored a late penalty.

But Waters fired in the rebound after missing a spot-kick of his own soon after to give struggling Cheltenham a crucial point.

Cheltenham were in front after just seven minutes when Waters tapped in Jamal Blackman's fumble for his 13th goal of the season.

Pell's side-footed finish from James Rowe's cross made it 2-0 shortly after, before Thompson pulled one back on 21 minutes with a neat flick.

Cranston's challenge on Matt Bloomfield saw him receive his second yellow card in quick succession and Thompson volleyed home from a tight angle to level before the break.

Jacobson's 81st-minute penalty, after Thompson was fouled, looked to have given Wycombe all three points.

But when Danny Wright was felled in the box by Michael Harriman at the other end, Waters saw his spot-kick saved but turned in the rebound to earn Cheltenham a draw.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Wycombe

  • 27Blackman
  • 16HarrimanBooked at 82mins
  • 23De HavillandSubstituted forHayesat 88'minutes
  • 6Pierre
  • 3Jacobson
  • 10Bloomfield
  • 25GapeBooked at 20minsSubstituted forAkinfenwaat 45'minutes
  • 11Wood
  • 7Thompson
  • 15SouthwellSubstituted forKashketat 65'minutes
  • 22Freeman

Substitutes

  • 2Jombati
  • 8Bean
  • 9Hayes
  • 13Richardson
  • 17O'Nien
  • 20Akinfenwa
  • 24Kashket

Cheltenham

  • 34Lainton
  • 27WinchesterSubstituted forPlavoticat 47'minutes
  • 15Boyle
  • 23Onariase
  • 17CranstonBooked at 41mins
  • 7Pell
  • 4Storer
  • 18RoweSubstituted forBarthramat 44'minutesSubstituted forDownesat 56'minutes
  • 8Waters
  • 30HolmanBooked at 89mins
  • 9WrightBooked at 35mins

Substitutes

  • 2Barthram
  • 5Downes
  • 11Munns
  • 19Wootton
  • 21Dayton
  • 22Lovett
  • 32Plavotic
Referee:
Carl Boyeson
Attendance:
3,596

Match Stats

Home TeamWycombeAway TeamCheltenham
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home13
Away11
Shots on Target
Home8
Away7
Corners
Home7
Away1
Fouls
Home15
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Wycombe Wanderers 3, Cheltenham Town 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Wycombe Wanderers 3, Cheltenham Town 3.

Billy Waters (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Joe Jacobson (Wycombe Wanderers).

Foul by Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers).

Aaron Downes (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Hand ball by Joe Jacobson (Wycombe Wanderers).

Attempt missed. Daniel Wright (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Paul Hayes (Wycombe Wanderers) left footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt missed. Paul Hayes (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Foul by Paul Hayes (Wycombe Wanderers).

Aaron Downes (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers).

Aaron Downes (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Dan Holman (Cheltenham Town) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Paul Hayes replaces Will De Havilland.

Attempt saved. Garry Thompson (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt missed. Dan Holman (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Goal!

Goal! Wycombe Wanderers 3, Cheltenham Town 3. Billy Waters (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner following a set piece situation.

Penalty saved! Billy Waters (Cheltenham Town) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the bottom left corner.

Booking

Michael Harriman (Wycombe Wanderers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Penalty conceded by Michael Harriman (Wycombe Wanderers) after a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty Cheltenham Town. Daniel Wright draws a foul in the penalty area.

Goal!

Goal! Wycombe Wanderers 3, Cheltenham Town 2. Joe Jacobson (Wycombe Wanderers) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Penalty Wycombe Wanderers. Garry Thompson draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Harry Pell (Cheltenham Town) after a foul in the penalty area.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Manny Onariase.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Aaron Downes.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Kyle Storer.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Robert Lainton.

Attempt saved. Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Sam Wood (Wycombe Wanderers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by William Boyle.

Attempt blocked. Scott Kashket (Wycombe Wanderers) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Scott Kashket replaces Dayle Southwell.

Attempt missed. Dayle Southwell (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Billy Waters.

Matt Bloomfield (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Daniel Wright (Cheltenham Town).

Attempt saved. William Boyle (Cheltenham Town) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

goal

As It Stood

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2Plymouth412461161421978
3Portsmouth412281166363074
4Luton411715958372166
5Stevenage41205166556965
6Exeter411881565491662
7Carlisle411614115960-162
8Blackpool4115151162441860
9Cambridge41179155345860
10Colchester41179156054660
11Wycombe411611145250259
12Accrington411513135451358
13Mansfield411513134946358
14Grimsby411510165054-455
15Notts County41157194867-1952
16Barnet411215145055-551
17Crewe411212174859-1148
18Crawley41139194863-1548
19Morecambe41138204865-1747
20Yeovil411016154356-1346
21Cheltenham411013184559-1443
22Hartlepool411012195068-1842
23Newport41912204564-1939
24Leyton Orient4195274175-3432
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