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Report: Robins 2-2 Sheffield Wednesday

29 March 2023

Match Reports

Report: Robins 2-2 Sheffield Wednesday

29 March 2023

Cheltenham Town took a point in a 2-2 draw with Sheffield Wednesday to take their unbeaten run to five games in the Sky Bet League One.

Goals from Aidan Keena and Alfie May weren't enough for the Robins as Aden Flint and Lee Gregory drew the game level for the Owls.

The first big chance fell for the Robins as May cut inside from the left-hand side before unleashing a curling effort which was well saved by David Stockdale in the Owls goal.

Keena drew a good save from Stockdale as the ball fell to him close to the penalty spot after Liam Sercombe scuffed his shot into the path of the Irishman.

May kept the pressure up for the Robins, cutting in from the right before curling one toward the top corner only to be denied once again by the keeper.  

Keeping the pressure on, Keena did brilliantly to win the ball in front of Dominic Iorfa, playing the ball to Sercombe whose shot goes just wide of the post.

Will Ferry found himself over a freekick that was whipped towards the far post, Tom Bradbury met it but a good reaction stopped denied the defender.

The Owls started the second half brightly, with Luke Southwood making an incredible save from Smith to keep the game level.

Cheltenham took a deserved lead at Sheffield failed to clear Ferry’s ball in, giving the ball to Keena who buried his shot from close range.

May doubled the Robins lead just minutes later, turning in the rebound after Taylor Perry let off a good effort from range.

The Owls pulled one back with a quarter of an hour gone as Flint dived in to score a header.

Sheffield Wednesday would complete the comeback as Lee Gregory met a low Smith cross to bring the game level in the final minute of the game.

Robins – Southwood, Long©, Bradbury, Sercombe (Raglan 88), May, Taylor, Ferry, Jackson (Perry 27), Keena (Goodwin 79), Broom, Rea

Un-used substitutes – Williams, MacDonald, Barkers, Olayinka

Sheffield Wednesday – Stockdale, Palmer, Vaulks, Iorfa (Flint 67), Gregory, Bannan, Johnson, Bakinson (Wilks 73), Smith, Hunt, James

Un-used substitutes – Brown, Adeniran, Famewo, Dele-Bashiru, Dawson

Attendance – 5,433 (1,487)

Referee – P Howard

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