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Bolton Wanderers 1-1 Shrewsbury Town

Ten-man Bolton Wanderers were held to a home draw by Shrewsbury Town as they missed a chance to climb off the bottom of the League One table.

Thibaud Verlinden's 34th-minute strike in the penultimate game of his loan spell from Stoke looked as if it might lift Keith Hill's side from the foot of the division at Southend's expense.

But Daniel Udoh scored his second goal of the season to equalise after 53 minutes.

Jason Lowe's dismissal for a two-footed lunge on Shrewsbury skipper Oliver Norburn five minutes later then tipped the contest further in Town's favour.

But the hopes of a winning return to Horwich for Shrewsbury manager Sam Ricketts, the former Wanderers defender, were dashed by the home side's late rearguard action.

Bolton, who remain 14 points from safety, were indebted to Remi Matthews' double save to deny Josh Laurent and Shaun Whalley, who had an injury-time effort disallowed for offside.

Bolton, who lost skipper Liam Bridcutt to an early injury, deservedly went in front with Verlinden's third goal of the campaign before Udoh punished sloppy defence to level for the visitors.

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Line-ups

Bolton

  • 20Matthews
  • 2Emmanuel
  • 28BridcuttSubstituted forChicksenat 15'minutes
  • 6Wright
  • 32Earl
  • 23DodooSubstituted forO'Gradyat 90+2'minutes
  • 4LoweBooked at 58mins
  • 8Murphy
  • 17VerlindenSubstituted forGrahamat 74'minutes
  • 27Darcy
  • 9Murphy

Substitutes

  • 10O'Grady
  • 12Chicksen
  • 21Brockbank
  • 22Politic
  • 26Edwards
  • 35Graham
  • 43Alexander

Shrewsbury

  • 25O'Leary
  • 5Williams
  • 24Ebanks-Landell
  • 2Pierre
  • 17LoveSubstituted forOkenabirhieat 90+1'minutes
  • 8Norburn
  • 28Laurent
  • 3Golbourne
  • 7Whalley
  • 23UdohSubstituted forCummingsat 83'minutes
  • 11Giles

Substitutes

  • 1Murphy
  • 4Edwards
  • 6Beckles
  • 10Okenabirhie
  • 15Walker
  • 22Goss
  • 35Cummings
Referee:
Michael Salisbury
Attendance:
13,788

Match Stats

Home TeamBoltonAway TeamShrewsbury
Possession
Home37%
Away63%
Shots
Home7
Away25
Shots on Target
Home3
Away6
Corners
Home6
Away8
Fouls
Home9
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Bolton Wanderers 1, Shrewsbury Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Bolton Wanderers 1, Shrewsbury Town 1.

Attempt blocked. Fejiri Okenabirhie (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Jason Cummings.

Attempt missed. Aaron Pierre (Shrewsbury Town) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

Offside, Shrewsbury Town. Josh Laurent tries a through ball, but Shaun Whalley is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Bolton Wanderers. Chris O'Grady replaces Joseph Dodoo.

Substitution

Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Fejiri Okenabirhie replaces Donald Love.

Attempt blocked. Jason Cummings (Shrewsbury Town) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Oliver Norburn.

Attempt saved. Shaun Whalley (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Josh Laurent (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Shaun Whalley.

Attempt missed. Shaun Whalley (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Donald Love with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Jason Cummings replaces Daniel Udoh.

Attempt blocked. Oliver Norburn (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Ro-Shaun Williams (Shrewsbury Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left following a corner.

Attempt blocked. Aaron Pierre (Shrewsbury Town) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Shaun Whalley with a cross.

Corner, Shrewsbury Town. Conceded by Ronan Darcy.

Attempt missed. Ethan Ebanks-Landell (Shrewsbury Town) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Shaun Whalley with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Shrewsbury Town. Conceded by Jake Wright.

Substitution

Substitution, Bolton Wanderers. Sonny Graham replaces Thibaud Verlinden.

Attempt missed. Josh Laurent (Shrewsbury Town) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Shaun Whalley with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Shrewsbury Town. Conceded by Luke Murphy.

Attempt blocked. Oliver Norburn (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Ryan John Giles.

Attempt blocked. Oliver Norburn (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Shaun Whalley.

Corner, Shrewsbury Town. Conceded by Luke Murphy.

Attempt missed. Aaron Pierre (Shrewsbury Town) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Shaun Whalley with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Shrewsbury Town. Conceded by Luke Murphy.

Foul by Aaron Pierre (Shrewsbury Town).

Daryl Murphy (Bolton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ro-Shaun Williams (Shrewsbury Town).

Thibaud Verlinden (Bolton Wanderers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Oliver Norburn (Shrewsbury Town).

Luke Murphy (Bolton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Ryan John Giles (Shrewsbury Town) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Donald Love.

Corner, Shrewsbury Town. Conceded by Joshua Earl.

Dismissal

Jason Lowe (Bolton Wanderers) is shown the red card.

Oliver Norburn (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Jason Lowe (Bolton Wanderers).

Attempt saved. Josh Laurent (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Donald Love.

Attempt missed. Joseph Dodoo (Bolton Wanderers) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Ronan Darcy.

Goal!

Goal! Bolton Wanderers 1, Shrewsbury Town 1. Daniel Udoh (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Shaun Whalley.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wycombe23127431211043
2Oxford Utd22116541212039
3Rotherham23115740241638
4Ipswich22107532211137
5Coventry2291033024637
6Peterborough23106743321136
7Bristol Rovers2210663027336
8Fleetwood2110563628835
9Portsmouth229763327634
10Blackpool2381053126534
11Gillingham238872723432
12Shrewsbury228862123-232
13Sunderland218762722531
14Burton228682827130
15Accrington237883331229
16Doncaster207763123828
17Lincoln City2283112627-127
18Wimbledon2365122835-723
19Rochdale2364132540-1522
20Tranmere2256112639-1321
21MK Dons2363142336-1321
22Southend2315172664-388
23Bolton204791542-277
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