Wycombe 1 Fleetwood 1

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Jon Parkin rescued a point for Fleetwood Town to avoid embarassment at the hands of struggling Wycombe.

A point was probably more than the lacklustre visitors deserved, the Chairboys managing to score their first goal in more than six hours of football to bag a vital point in their relegation battle.

For Fleetwood it was another wobble in their promotion push, an uphill battle thanks to Stuart Lewis’ strike on the stroke of half time.

Nobody picked up the Wycombe skipper’s advance on the edge of the box as Town thought they’d handled a Sam Wood free kick, debutant Chris Maxwell getting a touch but not enough to keep it out.

Town created little after the break, bumbling their way to a leveller.

It was another set piece, a chain of headers taking the ball from the edge of the box to the waiting Parkin who blasted home.

It was a goal for which Fleetwood should have been thankful on an under-par evenining.

Still, they should have grabbed it at the death, Charlie Taylor’s cross perfect for the returning Jamille Matt, the striker snapping at his header and sending it over the bar.