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Wycombe 3 Cheltenham 3 - stats,reaction,highlights
Sun Oct 29, 2017 15:46

Wycombe 3 Cheltenham 3 - stats,reaction,highlights

Saturday 28th October 2017

Football League Two


Wycombe: Brown, Gape, El-Abd, De Havilland, Jacobson, Bean, Saunders, Eze, Freeman (sub 86 Bloomfield), Akinfenwa, Mackail-Smith (sub 72 Cowan-Hall) - subs not used: Ma-Kalambay, Southwell, OíNien

Scorers: Eze 48, Akinfenwa 50, 62

Bookings: Jacobson 90+2

Cheltenham: Flinders, Grimes, Cranston, Dawson (sub 68 Pell), Wright (sub 68 Sellars), Winchester, Boyle, Eisa, Graham, Morrell (sub 68 Storer), Moore - subs not used: Flatt, OíShaughnessy, Hinds, Davey

Scorers: Graham 22, 89, Winchester 70

Bookings: Dawson 45+3, Moore 90+1, Graham 90+4

Referee: Lee Collins

Attendance: 4,165 (350 away approx)

Team Changes

In: De Havilland (returned from loan at Aldershot), Eze, Mackail-Smith
Out: Bloomfield, Cowan-Hall, Scarr
Scarr, Stewart and Jombati all ruled out through injury according to the Club.
Only five subs named again, including one goalkeeper


Gareth Ainsworth

"I thought at the time [of the goal that made it 3-3) and Iíve watched the video and itís a blatant foul".

"Itís a two handed push on Eberechi Eze and how the referee hasnít given it I donít know.

"He was saying that he couldn't stay on his feet because I was going to nail him if he could have done and cleared the ball.

"But he couldn't, he was blatantly pushed and I can't believe that it's been missed.

"The thing is, it's League Two, we won't get scrutinised, people won't look at that and we'll just go on now having lost the points. In the Premier League, they rip it to pieces and everyone knows, but it's tough in League Two and you have to live with those decisions.

"But we let Cheltenham into the game with two sloppy goals - the third goal, OK, but that should be a 3-1 defeat then. The two goals we let in before that, I thought were sloppy and I've nailed the boys at half-time for conceding from a set-play."

"I gave them a roasting at half-time, but to come back the way we did means we deserved to win it."

"The boys are devastated in there, but we were brilliant going forward and Eze was fantastic and has one heck of a career ahead of him, that boy.

"We have to defend properly and the decision went against us, but fair play to Cheltenham.

"I have a lot of respect for Gary Johnson and before the game he said it would be a good scalp.

"They have come and taken a point so I am sure he is happy, but we are disappointed"


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