Crawley Town 1-1 Shrewsbury

Andy Drury grabbed an equaliser for Crawley as their home clash with Shrewsbury ended in a draw.

Crawley's Billy Clarke wasted a golden chance to put his side ahead from the penalty spot after Darren Jones had brought down Nicky Adams but Chris Weale saved his effort.

Aaron Wildig put Shrewsbury ahead a minute after the break by volleying in Ryan Woods' cross from 15 yards.

But Drury headed in from five yards after being set up by Jamie Proctor.


Crawley manager Richie Barker told BBC Sussex & BBC Surrey:

"We created better chances in the second half, but our final ball in the final third let us down.

"We've got players who've got quality in the final third, and unfortunately it just vacated them today.

"I thought we were by far the better team after going a goal down, but I said that last week, and if we're not careful we're going continue going a goal down and not find ourselves the better team.

"But we'll take the positives. Chances, a point, three games unbeaten and seven points from three games"

Shrewsbury Town manager Graham Turner told BBC Shropshire:

"I think I have mixed feelings. It was a hard game - we had to defend well in the second half. We don't have that winning mentality at the moment.

"We dropped deeper and created our own problems in the second half. Even though we created chances late on - but we couldn't put one away.

"Our whole set-up was better today - we worked hard - and it's a difficult place to come. Crawley looked confident - they get men forward - and we needed to do better when on the counter-attack to punish them.

"When we wake up tomorrow morning, we will reflect well on another away point. We need to make sure we go to Bristol City on Tuesday and silence the supporters.

"It was a real good performance from our goalkeeper today - it was a soft goal to concede - but every credit for him today. We should have made sure we didn't give them the chance to get level."

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