Date: 12th February 2014 at 11:08am
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Fleetwood missed the chance to close in on an automatic promotion spot on Tuesday but had it not been for Jon Parkin’s goal we would have tasted League 2 defeat again against struggling Wycombe Wanderers.

In a first half of few chances it was Wycombe that took the lead and it was a fine goal worthy of any level.

With a Sam Wood freekick cleared it would have been hoped that the danger had passed but a great Stuart Lewis strike, from 25 yards, flew past debutant Cod Army goalkeeper Chris Maxwell.

Half Time: Wycombe 1 Fleetwood 0

That lead could have been doubled in the second half, and it would have had it not been for a Maxwell save.

Lewis turned provider this time as he passed to Kretzschmar but a good effort was well saved by Maxwell. It wasn’t the last time the pair would do battle though.

Kretzschmar found himself through on goal, after Matt Bloomfield’s pass, but again Maxwell was equal to the task and denied Wycombe a second goal that would have won them the points at that stage.

Those missed chances came back to haunt Wycombe when we grabbed a precious point.

Gareth Evans corner wasn’t cleared to safety and that allowed the returning Alex Marrow, who was able to return from injury as expected, to put the ball back into the box and Parkin hooked the ball in to give us a point.

Full Time: Wycombe 1 Fleetwood 1

With Wycombe struggling at the bottom of the League 2 table we would have expected more but we know how unpredictable this can be.

A point is obviously better than nothing, which it looked like being, but we need to get back to the winning run that we started the year in or our charge towards automatic promotion will be derailed.