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Wycombe Wanderers 1-1 Fleetwood Town

Jon Parkin

Jon Parkin rescued a point for promotion-chasing Fleetwood at Wycombe, who are now winless in nine games.

The home side took the lead just before half-time thanks to a stunning 25-yard strike from captain Stuart Lewis.

Max Kretzschmar had two good chances to double the advantage but debutant Fleetwood keeper Chris Maxwell denied him with a pair of fine saves.

Parkin made the Chairboys pay as a cleared corner was played back in by Alex Marrow and Parkin hooked home.

The draw means Gareth Ainsworth's side, who have not won since 21 December, sit just two points above the League Two relegation zone.

VIEW FROM THE DRESSING ROOM

Wycombe boss Gareth Ainsworth told BBC Three Counties Radio:

"I thought we were the better team for most of the game.

"A win on Saturday is the only thing in my mind and I think we can go to Cheltenham and win.

"I'll take that as a good point, but I think we could have had three points, it's frustrating."

Fleetwood manager Graham Alexander told BBC Radio Lancashire:

"I thought we should have had a penalty at the end. Gareth Evans was definitely brought down and we're disappointed with that.

"I don't think there was much quality on show from either team - it was a bit of a grind and a battle - but I thought we had the better chances.

"I'm not going to say we came here and outplayed Wycombe by any stretch. I'm a realist. But it was a game we were looking to win and I felt we could have won it."

Line-ups

Wycombe

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Ingram
  • 23Arnold
  • 11Wood
  • 4Scowen
  • 6Johnson
  • 30Doherty
  • 22KretzschmarSubstituted forStewartat 83'minutes
  • 8Lewis
  • 7MorganSubstituted forStycheat 35'minutes
  • 12Cowan-HallSubstituted forMcClureat 77'minutes
  • 10Bloomfield

Substitutes

  • 5Stewart
  • 13Horlock
  • 15Jeffrey
  • 18Kuffour
  • 20Craig
  • 27Styche
  • 29McClure

Fleetwood

Formation 4-4-2

  • 28Maxwell
  • 15McLaughlin
  • 20Taylor
  • 13GoodallBooked at 86mins
  • 5Roberts
  • 6Pond
  • 8SchumacherSubstituted forSarcevicat 71'minutes
  • 4MurdochSubstituted forEvansat 45'minutes
  • 34MandronSubstituted forMattat 71'minutes
  • 9Parkin
  • 35Marrow

Substitutes

  • 1Davies
  • 7Evans
  • 10Matt
  • 12Brown
  • 14Hogan
  • 16Cresswell
  • 18Sarcevic
Referee:
Lee Collins
Attendance:
2,185

Match Stats

Home TeamWycombeAway TeamFleetwood
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home4
Away5
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home7
Away3
Fouls
Home9
Away16

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Wycombe Wanderers 1, Fleetwood Town 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Wycombe Wanderers 1, Fleetwood Town 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jamille Matt (Fleetwood Town) header from very close range is just a bit too high.

  4. Post update

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

  5. Post update

    Foul by Jamille Matt (Fleetwood Town).

  6. Post update

    Josh Scowen (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Jon Parkin (Fleetwood Town).

  8. Post update

    Foul by Reece Styche (Wycombe Wanderers).

  9. Post update

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

  10. Post update

    Foul by Reece Styche (Wycombe Wanderers).

  11. Post update

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

  12. Post update

    Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Jon Parkin.

  13. Booking

    Alan Goodall (Fleetwood Town) is shown the yellow card.

  14. Post update

    Sam Wood (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Alan Goodall (Fleetwood Town).

  16. Post update

    Attempt saved. Anthony Stewart (Wycombe Wanderers) header from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  17. Post update

    Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Alan Goodall.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Anthony Stewart replaces Max Kretzschmar.

  19. Post update

    Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Sam Wood.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Matt McClure replaces Paris Cowan-Hall.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Chesterfield301510548272155
2Scunthorpe301313442281452
3Oxford Utd301312540241651
4Rochdale29155946341250
5Burton2914873328550
6Fleetwood291541046341249
7Southend29138836251147
8Newport2610973530539
9Dag & Red30109113738-139
10Plymouth29109102731-439
11Hartlepool30108123235-338
12Wimbledon30108123236-438
13Morecambe29108113338-538
14York31812113437-336
15Cheltenham30812103540-536
16Exeter2998123438-435
17Mansfield30811113240-835
18Bristol Rovers30810122832-434
19Accrington2889113238-633
20Portsmouth30712113443-933
21Bury28711103235-332
22Wycombe30710133339-631
23Torquay2978142943-1429
24Northampton2968152340-1726
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