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ShrewsburyShrewsbury Town1Port ValePort Vale1

Shrewsbury Town 1-1 Port Vale

Louis Dodds (centre) had put Vale ahead on the hour with his second goal in three matches
Louis Dodds (centre) had put Vale ahead on the hour with his second goal in three matches

Shrewsbury loan striker Sullay Kaikai scored his fifth goal in four matches to rescue a point against Port Vale.

The visitors led through Louis Dodds' header off the underside of the bar from six yards after JJ Hooper nodded on Carl Dickinson's left-wing cross.

But Town levelled on 73 minutes when Kaikai cut in from the right to fire in a brilliant 20-yard left-foot shot.

The hosts went down to 10 men in injury time when skipper Nat Knight-Percival was sent off for shoving Dodds.

But highly-rated on-loan Crystal Palace man Kaikai's 10th goal of the season was enough to stretch Shrewsbury's unbeaten League One run to nine games.

Micky Mellon's men are now nine points clear of trouble in 17th, seven places below Vale, who remain three points shy of a play-off place.

Line-ups

Shrewsbury

Formation 4-4-2

  • 21Halstead
  • 5Grandison
  • 15GrimmerBooked at 15mins
  • 20Knight-PercivalBooked at 90mins
  • 12BrownBooked at 39mins
  • 10WhalleySubstituted forBlackat 69'minutes
  • 17OgogoBooked at 64mins
  • 8Wellens
  • 11Kaikai
  • 7VassellSubstituted forAkpa-Akproat 57'minutes
  • 19ManganSubstituted forColeat 69'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Leutwiler
  • 6Black
  • 16Vernon
  • 22Clark
  • 24Hendry
  • 26Akpa-Akpro
  • 29Cole

Port Vale

Formation 4-4-2

  • 21Alnwick
  • 2Purkiss
  • 6DuffyBooked at 79mins
  • 26InnissBooked at 75mins
  • 3Dickinson
  • 18KellySubstituted forKennedyat 78'minutes
  • 17Brown
  • 8O'Connor
  • 11FoleySubstituted forMooreat 78'minutes
  • 10Dodds
  • 15HooperSubstituted forRobinsonat 90+4'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5McGivern
  • 7Birchall
  • 9Kennedy
  • 16Yates
  • 19Moore
  • 23Boot
  • 25Robinson
Referee:
Mark Heywood
Attendance:
7,019

Match Stats

Home TeamShrewsburyAway TeamPort Vale
Possession
Home44%
Away56%
Shots
Home17
Away14
Shots on Target
Home5
Away6
Corners
Home3
Away5
Fouls
Home9
Away11

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Shrewsbury Town 1, Port Vale 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Shrewsbury Town 1, Port Vale 1.

  3. Substitution

    Substitution, Port Vale. Theo Robinson replaces JJ Hooper.

  4. Post update

    Sullay Kaikai (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Matthew Kennedy (Port Vale).

  6. Dismissal

    Nathaniel Knight-Percival (Shrewsbury Town) is shown the red card for violent conduct.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Nathaniel Knight-Percival (Shrewsbury Town).

  8. Post update

    Louis Dodds (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Post update

    Attempt saved. Ryan Inniss (Port Vale) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  10. Post update

    Corner, Port Vale. Conceded by Abu Ogogo.

  11. Post update

    Attempt saved. Louis Dodds (Port Vale) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Sullay Kaikai (Shrewsbury Town).

  13. Post update

    Carl Dickinson (Port Vale) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  14. Post update

    Attempt missed. Sullay Kaikai (Shrewsbury Town) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

  15. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jean-Louis Akpa-Akpro (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  16. Post update

    Delay in match Ian Black (Shrewsbury Town) because of an injury.

  17. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Jean-Louis Akpa-Akpro (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  18. Post update

    Corner, Shrewsbury Town. Conceded by Richard Duffy.

  19. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Larnell Cole (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  20. Booking

    Richard Duffy (Port Vale) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton37235950311974
2Wigan381914564352971
3Walsall371911757381968
4Gillingham371891064442063
5Millwall371881158431562
6Barnsley381851559481159
7Bradford371610114338558
8Rochdale38169135549657
9Coventry3815111259431656
10Port Vale391511134546-156
11Sheff Utd381510135550555
12Southend381510135049155
13Scunthorpe381411134343053
14Peterborough38156176561451
15Swindon37148155657-150
16Bury381311144861-1350
17Shrewsbury381210164757-1046
18Chesterfield37126194859-1142
19Fleetwood371010174348-540
20Blackpool39109203650-1439
21Oldham36716133650-1437
22Doncaster38910193955-1637
23Colchester38710215087-3731
24Crewe38612204068-2830
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