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Wycombe Wanderers 2-2 Lincoln City

Josh Ginnelly earned Lincoln a point on their return to the Football League as the Imps came away from Wycombe with a draw on the opening day of the season.

In their first match in League Two for six years, the Imps recovered admirably from conceding two soft goals and look well set to handle the step up.

Lincoln went ahead after 31 minutes as Wycombe failed to clear their lines, the ball broke to Nathan Arnold in the penalty area and he squared for Matt Green to tap in.

The visitors' lead lasted just six minutes however, as non-existent marking gave Luke O'Nien the easy task of nodding Joe Jacobson's set-piece into the top corner.

Three minutes later, the Chairboys led as Jacobson's low free-kick from 25 yards went through what was a flimsy Lincoln wall leaving keeper Paul Farman unsighted.

But the Imps squared it up again four minutes into the second half as Alex Woodyard played a superb through-ball to Ginnelly, who calmly finished beyond Scott Brown.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Wycombe

  • 1Brown
  • 16Harriman
  • 2Jombati
  • 6El-Abd
  • 3Jacobson
  • 17O'Nien
  • 4GapeBooked at 56mins
  • 7SaundersBooked at 66minsSubstituted forBloomfieldat 77'minutes
  • 15SouthwellSubstituted forCowan-Hallat 69'minutes
  • 20Akinfenwa
  • 23TysonSubstituted forHayesat 89'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Bean
  • 9Hayes
  • 10Bloomfield
  • 12Cowan-Hall
  • 13Richardson
  • 21Müller
  • 22Freeman

Lincoln City

  • 1Farman
  • 2Long
  • 25RaggettBooked at 64mins
  • 15Dickie
  • 23Eardley
  • 28Arnold
  • 16Bostwick
  • 30WoodyardBooked at 66mins
  • 7GinnellySubstituted forMaguire-Drewat 80'minutes
  • 9RheadBooked at 38minsSubstituted forKnottat 63'minutes
  • 10GreenSubstituted forPalmerat 84'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Whitehouse
  • 6Howe
  • 8Palmer
  • 11Knott
  • 14Maguire-Drew
  • 21Vickers
  • 26Anderson
Referee:
Graham Horwood
Attendance:
5,538

Match Stats

Home TeamWycombeAway TeamLincoln City
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home7
Away5
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home2
Away2
Fouls
Home13
Away17

Live Text

Match ends, Wycombe Wanderers 2, Lincoln City 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Wycombe Wanderers 2, Lincoln City 2.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Robert Dickie.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Paul Hayes replaces Nathan Tyson.

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

Foul by Ollie Palmer (Lincoln City).

Foul by Luke O'Nien (Wycombe Wanderers).

Michael Bostwick (Lincoln City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Ollie Palmer replaces Matt Green.

Delay in match Dominic Gape (Wycombe Wanderers) because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Jordan Maguire-Drew replaces Josh Ginnelly.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Matt Bloomfield replaces Sam Saunders.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Paris Cowan-Hall replaces Dayle Southwell.

Foul by Sido Jombati (Wycombe Wanderers).

Matt Green (Lincoln City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Nathan Tyson (Wycombe Wanderers).

Sean Raggett (Lincoln City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Sam Saunders (Wycombe Wanderers) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Alex Woodyard (Lincoln City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Alex Woodyard (Lincoln City).

Booking

Sean Raggett (Lincoln City) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Billy Knott replaces Matt Rhead.

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

Foul by Matt Rhead (Lincoln City).

Corner, Lincoln City. Conceded by Adam El-Abd.

Attempt missed. Matt Rhead (Lincoln City) header from the centre of the box misses to the right following a corner.

Corner, Lincoln City. Conceded by Adam El-Abd.

Booking

Dominic Gape (Wycombe Wanderers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Dominic Gape (Wycombe Wanderers).

Michael Bostwick (Lincoln City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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

Foul by Michael Bostwick (Lincoln City).

Adam El-Abd (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Nathan Arnold (Lincoln City).

Goal!

Goal! Wycombe Wanderers 2, Lincoln City 2. Josh Ginnelly (Lincoln City) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Alex Woodyard.

Neal Eardley (Lincoln City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Dayle Southwell (Wycombe Wanderers).

Attempt blocked. Nathan Tyson (Wycombe Wanderers) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Michael Harriman (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Luton11008263
2Coventry11003033
3Accrington11003123
4Grimsby11003123
5Port Vale11003123
6Morecambe11002113
7Swindon11002113
8Exeter11001013
9Newport10103301
10Stevenage10103301
11Barnet10102201
12Crewe10102201
13Forest Green10102201
14Lincoln City10102201
15Mansfield10102201
16Wycombe10102201
17Carlisle100112-10
18Cheltenham100112-10
19Cambridge100101-10
20Chesterfield100113-20
21Colchester100113-20
22Crawley100113-20
23Notts County100103-30
24Yeovil100128-60
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