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Wycombe Wanderers win 4-3 on penalties

Wycombe 2-2 Forest Green: Hosts win again on penalties

Carl Winchester scores for Forest Green at Wycombe
Carl Winchester's goal for Forest Green took the tie to penalties

Wycombe Wanderers won a penalty shootout for the second Carabao Cup round running as they saw off Forest Green Rovers following a 2-2 draw.

The Chairboys won 4-3 on spot-kicks as Ryan Allsop saved Paul Digby's effort.

Scott Kashket put Wycombe ahead in normal time before Dayle Grubb levelled.

Anthony Stewart latched on to Sam Saunders' effort off the post to restore Wycombe's lead, only for Carl Winchester to equalise again late on.

In the shootout, Rovers striker Christian Doidge was denied by Allsop, while James Montgomery kept out Saunders' attempt.

But Digby could not convert the chance to level at 4-4 and Wycombe advanced to the third round.

Line-ups

Wycombe

  • 1Allsop
  • 26McCarthy
  • 2Coelho Jombati
  • 5Stewart
  • 3Jacobson
  • 18Thompson
  • 8BeanBooked at 89mins
  • 7Saunders
  • 22Freeman
  • 20AkinfenwaSubstituted forSamuelat 80'minutes
  • 11KashketSubstituted forCowan-Hallat 71'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Gape
  • 9Mackail-Smith
  • 10Bloomfield
  • 12Cowan-Hall
  • 16Harriman
  • 17Morris
  • 25Samuel

Forest Green

  • 13Montgomery
  • 2Shephard
  • 16Gunning
  • 20Digby
  • 23Mills
  • 10BrownBooked at 87mins
  • 4JamesSubstituted forDoidgeat 61'minutes
  • 8Grubb
  • 7Winchester
  • 18ArchibaldSubstituted forWilliamsat 72'minutes
  • 26ReidSubstituted forPearceat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Sanchez
  • 5Collins
  • 9Doidge
  • 11Williams
  • 14Campbell
  • 17Pearce
Referee:
Antony Coggins
Attendance:
1,934

Match Stats

Home TeamWycombeAway TeamForest Green
Possession
Home42%
Away58%
Shots
Home10
Away14
Shots on Target
Home5
Away7
Corners
Home5
Away3
Fouls
Home19
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Wycombe Wanderers 2(4), Forest Green Rovers 2(3).

Penalties over

Penalty Shootout ends, Wycombe Wanderers 2(4), Forest Green Rovers 2(3).

Penalty saved! Paul Digby (Forest Green Rovers) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the bottom left corner.

Penalty saved! Sam Saunders (Wycombe Wanderers) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! Wycombe Wanderers 2(4), Forest Green Rovers 2(3). Reece Brown (Forest Green Rovers) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Goal!

Goal! Wycombe Wanderers 2(4), Forest Green Rovers 2(2). Anthony Stewart (Wycombe Wanderers) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Goal!

Goal! Wycombe Wanderers 2(3), Forest Green Rovers 2(2). Dayle Grubb (Forest Green Rovers) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Goal!

Goal! Wycombe Wanderers 2(3), Forest Green Rovers 2(1). Jason McCarthy (Wycombe Wanderers) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Goal!

Goal! Wycombe Wanderers 2(2), Forest Green Rovers 2(1). Gavin Gunning (Forest Green Rovers) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Goal!

Goal! Wycombe Wanderers 2(2), Forest Green Rovers 2. Nick Freeman (Wycombe Wanderers) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Penalty saved! Christian Doidge (Forest Green Rovers) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the bottom left corner.

Goal!

Goal! Wycombe Wanderers 2(1), Forest Green Rovers 2. Joe Jacobson (Wycombe Wanderers) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the top right corner.

Penalties in progress

Penalty Shootout begins Wycombe Wanderers 2, Forest Green Rovers 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Wycombe Wanderers 2, Forest Green Rovers 2.

Curtis Thompson (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Joseph Mills (Forest Green Rovers).

Alex Samuel (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Carl Winchester (Forest Green Rovers).

Alex Samuel (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Gavin Gunning (Forest Green Rovers).

Attempt saved. Paris Cowan-Hall (Wycombe Wanderers) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Booking

Marcus Bean (Wycombe Wanderers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Marcus Bean (Wycombe Wanderers).

Liam Shephard (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Jason McCarthy (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dayle Grubb (Forest Green Rovers).

Booking

Reece Brown (Forest Green Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Reece Brown (Forest Green Rovers).

Alex Samuel (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Wycombe Wanderers 2, Forest Green Rovers 2. Carl Winchester (Forest Green Rovers) left footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Joseph Mills with a cross following a set piece situation.

Foul by Joe Jacobson (Wycombe Wanderers).

George Williams (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt blocked. Dayle Grubb (Forest Green Rovers) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Foul by Sam Saunders (Wycombe Wanderers).

Isaac Pearce (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Alex Samuel replaces Adebayo Akinfenwa.

Joe Jacobson (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by George Williams (Forest Green Rovers).

Substitution

Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. Isaac Pearce replaces Reuben Reid.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by James Montgomery.

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