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Coventry City 2-2 Crawley Town

Crawley's Jamie Proctor

Jamie Proctor and Adam Drury scored two goals in the final seven minutes to earn Crawley a point at Coventry.

An own goal gave the Sky Blues the lead when Andy Webster's header went in off Crawley defender Joe Walsh.

Franck Moussa doubled their lead eight minutes from time with a header, but Proctor pulled a goal back a minute later, again with his head.

With just three minutes to go, Drury equalised from six yards out after Coventry failed to clear a corner.

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Coventry City manager Steven Pressley told BBC Coventry & Warwickshire:

"I'm disappointed to only draw after being 2-0 up with only 10 minutes remaining.

"Especially given that we were playing with no recognised striker, I thought we were excellent in the first half.

"In the second half, we didn't manage to pass with the same consistency and they came back into the game.

"The message I gave the players was: let's find a different way to win this game of football. At 2-0 it looked as if we'd found that way.

"But then an individual switched off and an individual did not do his job and let his team-mates down so I'm bitterly disappointed."

Crawley Town assistant manager Guy Whittingham told BBC Surrey:

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Post match: Crawley's Whittingham

"A point is no more than we deserved.

"I think in the second half we were certainly the better side - their goal was against the run of play.

"But to pick ourselves, and for the substitutes to come on and work hard and get back into the game was really pleasing.

"We've seen that the players aren't willing to give up and there's a prove of good team spirit here."

Line-ups

Coventry

  • 1Murphy
  • 2Christie
  • 3AdamsSubstituted forHaynesat 88'minutes
  • 24Clarke
  • 19Willis
  • 4Webster
  • 8Baker
  • 17DanielsSubstituted forSlagerat 71'minutes
  • 14MoussaBooked at 77minsSubstituted forBartonat 88'minutes
  • 7Fleck
  • 6C Thomas

Substitutes

  • 12Slager
  • 13Burge
  • 16Barton
  • 18Phillips
  • 30Garner
  • 31Haynes
  • 33Maund

Crawley

  • 1Jones
  • 4Connolly
  • 3Sadler
  • 10Drury
  • 12Walsh
  • 5McFadzean
  • 16Adams
  • 11SimpsonSubstituted forTorresat 79'minutes
  • 18Tubbs
  • 9AlexanderSubstituted forProctorat 79'minutes
  • 21Jones

Substitutes

  • 2Hurst
  • 6Essam
  • 8Torres
  • 14Proctor
  • 20Sinclair
  • 23Smith
  • 25Maddison
Referee:
James Linington
Attendance:
2,128

Match Stats

Home TeamCoventryAway TeamCrawley
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home11
Away8
Shots on Target
Home3
Away4
Corners
Home4
Away2
Fouls
Home12
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Coventry City 2, Crawley Town 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Coventry City 2, Crawley Town 2.

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

Foul by Jamie Proctor (Crawley Town).

Attempt missed. Andy Webster (Coventry City) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by Kyle McFadzean.

Attempt blocked. Jordan Clarke (Coventry City) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Coventry City. Adam Barton replaces Franck Moussa.

Substitution

Substitution, Coventry City. Ryan Haynes replaces Blair Adams.

Goal!

Goal! Coventry City 2, Crawley Town 2. Andy Drury (Crawley Town) right footed shot from very close range to the high centre of the goal.

Corner, Crawley Town. Conceded by Blair Adams.

Goal!

Goal! Coventry City 2, Crawley Town 1. Jamie Proctor (Crawley Town) header from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Andy Drury with a cross.

Goal!

Goal! Coventry City 2, Crawley Town 0. Franck Moussa (Coventry City) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Andy Webster.

Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by Kyle McFadzean.

Substitution

Substitution, Crawley Town. Jamie Proctor replaces Gary Alexander.

Substitution

Substitution, Crawley Town. Sergio Torres replaces Josh Simpson.

Attempt saved. Kyle McFadzean (Crawley Town) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Booking

Franck Moussa (Coventry City) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Franck Moussa (Coventry City).

Nicky Adams (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Kyle McFadzean (Crawley Town) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Hand ball by Franck Moussa (Coventry City).

Foul by Cyrus Christie (Coventry City).

Matthew Sadler (Crawley Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Mark Connolly (Crawley Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Denzel Slager (Coventry City).

Substitution

Substitution, Coventry City. Denzel Slager replaces Billy Daniels.

Corner, Crawley Town. Conceded by Jordan Willis.

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

Foul by Kyle McFadzean (Crawley Town).

Foul by Cyrus Christie (Coventry City).

Matt Tubbs (Crawley Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt saved. Matt Tubbs (Crawley Town) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt saved. Franck Moussa (Coventry City) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Franck Moussa (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kyle McFadzean (Crawley Town).

Foul by Blair Adams (Coventry City).

Mark Connolly (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Carl Baker (Coventry City) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt missed. Matt Tubbs (Crawley Town) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

goal

As It Stood

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2Leyton Orient25166354233154
3Wolves26157441192252
4Preston2513843526947
5Rotherham2511864234841
6Peterborough25123103732539
7Walsall2510872823538
8Swindon24114942321037
9Port Vale25113113639-336
10MK Dons2410593934535
11Coventry24126652421032
12Bradford2571173630632
13Colchester2571083132-131
14Crawley237882530-529
15Gillingham2685133345-1229
16Oldham2476112732-527
17Carlisle2576122643-1727
18Shrewsbury2668122632-626
19Sheff Utd2567122433-925
20Tranmere2567122945-1625
21Notts County2673163239-724
22Crewe2566132451-2724
23Bristol City2441193437-323
24Stevenage2454152243-2119
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