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Coventry City 1-1 Fleetwood Town

Simeon Jackson came off the bench to earn Coventry a draw against Fleetwood.

The visitors took the lead in the 19th minute when Gareth Evans' cross from the left wing was headed into his own net by Coventry defender Andy Webster.

The Sky Blues went close through Josh McQuoid, while Evans had chances to extend Fleetwood's lead.

Coventry equalised with 10 minutes remaining when Gary Madine nodded down Matthew Pennington's cross and Jackson diverted the ball in at the back post.

City have not won a league game at the Ricoh Arena since the end of October and they are now five points above the relegation zone in 17th, with Fleetwood two points and five places above them.

Coventry City manager Steven Pressley told BBC Coventry & Warwickshire:

"I'm frustrated in the respect of the score line - I don't think it reflected our dominance.

"In the second half it was certainly one-way traffic.

"I think the attitude of the players was terrific and in the end we got the much deserved goal.

"But we're frustrated because in the end we've got to win these types of games if we're to fulfil our real aspirations."

Line-ups

Coventry

Formation 4-5-1

  • 23Allsop
  • 22Pennington
  • 21Martin
  • 4Webster
  • 26HaynesBooked at 46mins
  • 10SwansonSubstituted forJacksonat 74'minutesBooked at 87mins
  • 11O'Brien
  • 16Barton
  • 7Fleck
  • 9McQuoidSubstituted forMaddisonat 45'minutes
  • 8Madine

Substitutes

  • 1Burge
  • 2Willis
  • 6Thomas
  • 12Jackson
  • 20Tudgay
  • 27Finch
  • 36Maddison

Fleetwood

Formation 4-1-2-1-2

  • 28Maxwell
  • 2McLaughlin
  • 5Roberts
  • 25Jordan
  • 3Andrew
  • 11HughesBooked at 52mins
  • 18Sarcevic
  • 12MorrisSubstituted forSchumacherat 86'minutes
  • 7Evans
  • 22HughesSubstituted forHornby-Forbesat 78'minutes
  • 19Proctor

Substitutes

  • 8Schumacher
  • 9Dobbie
  • 13Lucas
  • 20Hornby-Forbes
  • 26Davies
  • 27Haughton
  • 29Hitchcock
Referee:
Lee Collins
Attendance:
10,254

Match Stats

Home TeamCoventryAway TeamFleetwood
Possession
Home59%
Away41%
Shots
Home16
Away6
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home6
Away3
Fouls
Home10
Away19

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Coventry City 1, Fleetwood Town 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Coventry City 1, Fleetwood Town 1.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Andy Webster (Coventry City).

  4. Post update

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

  5. Post update

    Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by Antoni Sarcevic.

  6. Post update

    Attempt blocked. James Maddison (Coventry City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  7. Post update

    James Maddison (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Steven Schumacher (Fleetwood Town).

  9. Post update

    Attempt missed. Gary Madine (Coventry City) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right from a direct free kick.

  10. Post update

    James Maddison (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Jeff Hughes (Fleetwood Town).

  12. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Simeon Jackson (Coventry City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  13. Post update

    Andy Webster (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Jamie Proctor (Fleetwood Town).

  15. Booking

    Simeon Jackson (Coventry City) is shown the yellow card.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Simeon Jackson (Coventry City).

  17. Post update

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

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Steven Schumacher replaces Josh Morris.

  19. Post update

    Attempt blocked. James Maddison (Coventry City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  20. Post update

    Andy Webster (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bristol City21126337201742
2MK Dons20125347192841
3Swindon21125439211841
4Preston21125434201441
5Sheff Utd219662724333
6Rochdale2194838271131
7Notts County208752722531
8Bradford218672826230
9Peterborough219392826230
10Oldham217952831-330
11Chesterfield217772929028
12Fleetwood217682120127
13Walsall216961918127
14Barnsley217593234-226
15Port Vale217592730-326
16Doncaster207582127-626
17Coventry216782429-525
18Scunthorpe206592635-923
19Gillingham215792431-722
20Crawley215792032-1222
21Colchester2155112638-1220
22Yeovil2155111831-1320
23Leyton Orient2147102533-819
24Crewe2154121739-2219
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