Shrewsbury Town 1 Sunderland 1: Story of the night as Daniel Udoh earns hosts a point following Alex Pritchard opener and David Davis red card

Sunderland will be hoping to make it back-to-back wins when they face Shrewsbury Town at The Montgomery Waters Meadow Stadium – and we’ve got all the action covered.

Tuesday, 23rd November 2021, 10:40 pm

The Black Cats beat Ipswich 2-0 at the Stadium of Light last time out after late goals from Luke O’Nien and Aiden McGeady.

It’s a result which moved Lee Johnson’s side back into the League One play-off places after three consecutive league defeats – and they still have games in hand on the sides above them.

Shrewsbury, managed by former Sunderland assistant Steve Cotterill, are fighting at the opposite end of the table following a 2-1 defeat at Cheltenham last time out.

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Luke O'Nien.

The Shrews will also be without a handful of key players for tonight’s match but did beat Sunderland 2-1 at The Montgomery Waters Meadow Stadium in this fixture last season.

We’ll have live updates, analysis, reaction and more throughout the evening.

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RECAP: Shrewsbury Town 1 (Udoh, 64) (Davis sent off, 45) Sunderland 1 (Pritchard, 16)

Last updated: Wednesday, 24 November, 2021, 08:33

  • Sunderland XI: Hoffmann, Winchester, Wright, Doyle, O’Nien, Neil, Pritchard (McGeady, 74) , Gooch (Dajaku, 74), O’Brien (Evans, 62), Broadhead, Stewart
  • Subs; Patterson, Flanagan, Evans, Alves, Dajaku, Embleton, McGeady
  • Shrewsbury XI: Marosi, Davis, Pennington, Nurse, Ogbeta, Bloxham (Cosgrove, 84), Vela, Leahy, Pyke, Udoh, Bowman
  • Subs: Burgoyne, Caton, Leshabela, Wilson, Kaninda, Craig, Cosgrove

64’ Goal Shrewsbury (Udoh)

It was some strike but Sunderland really shouldn’t be in this position.

The visitors can’t say it hadn’t been coming either as Shrewsbury were mounting some pressure.

A throw-in wasn’t cleared and Udoh lashed the ball home from distance.

1-1.

62’ First change for Sunderland

Evans is on for Wright.

59’ Big chance for Shrewsbury

It’s still end to end at times and Shrewsbury could have drawn level.

Ogbeta got the better of Gooch on the left and played the ball across the box where Bowman couldn’t quite reach it.

Sunderland are starting to make the extra man count now and should be 2-0 up.

Gooch’s inviting cross found O’Nien unmarked in the box but the latter headed wide.

Moments later, Gooch drilled another shot off target.

54’ Pritchard goes close

53’ Chances for Sunderland

Sunderland haven’t quite got the game under control as they would have hoped but almost made it two when Neil tried his luck from distance but fired wide.

Moments later the midfielder crossed for Sterwart who glanced a header off target.

48’ A change of shape for Shrewsbury

Looks like Shrewsbury have gone to a back four following the red card.

The hosts have started the second half brightly, though, and went close as Bloxham fired a shot over from the edge of the box.

Second half under way

Shrewsbury down to ten men

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