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Coventry 2-2 Ipswich

Coventry twice squandered the lead as they were held to a draw by Ipswich.

Clinton Morrison scored after only 37 seconds, slipping between two defenders before slotting the ball home but Kevin Lisbie equalised from 12 yards.

Freddy Eastwood struck the post just before the break but he found the net with a low shot after the interval to put Coventry back in front.

However, Lisbie equalised for a second time when he took advantage of hesitant defending to finish smartly.


Coventry manager Chris Coleman:
"I am not one to sweep things under the carpet. I could sit here and say it was an exciting game with both sides having chances to win it.

"We've scored four goals in two home games but we've only got two points to show for it and that's not good enough.

"At the start of the season I could point the finger at our strikers because they were not scoring goals. That is not the case now. We're not keeping clean sheets and that's disappointing."

Ipswich manager Jim Magilton:
"To come back from 2-1 down speaks volumes of the character in the side.

"I can say we've had inconsistent performances. I think when we are good, we're a match for any team in this division.

"We're trying day in, day out to get consistency in our play. I've got an honest bunch of lads who are terrific to work with and we'll continue to work extremely hard."


Coventry: Westwood, Wright (Hall 88), Ward, Turner, Fox, Mifsud, Gunnarsson, Tabb, Simpson (McKenzie 77), Eastwood, Morrison.
Subs Not Used: Marshall, Doyle, Best.

Goals: Morrison 1, Eastwood 56.

Ipswich: Richard Wright, Volz, Naylor, McAuley, David Wright, Haynes (Walters 85), Miller, Norris, Quinn (Ambrose 81), Lisbie, Stead (Counago 90).
Subs Not Used: Supple, Balkestein.

Booked: Miller, Quinn.

Goals: Lisbie 12, 65.

Att: 15,598

Ref: Rob Styles (Hampshire).



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