MATCHDAY LIVE: Wanderers 1 Millwall 1
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Sordell flashes a shot wide after a flick from Davies.
Forde finally getting booked for timewasting...
Header off the line by Nguessan
Forde turns away a shot from Alonso. Heat turning up now.
Sordell is on for Wanderers. Eagles off.
Benik Afobe coming on. For Chungy.
Henry goes easily past Alonso and Chungy and drives a shot at goal that takes a touch off Ream and goes wide of the post. Millwall getting on top now.
Henry produces a great cross from the right – and Nguessan was so close to turning it past Bogdan. Let off for the Whites.
Ngog unlucky, firing just over the bar after a jinking run.
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Ricketts produced a great cross from the right, Davies got his head to it and it suddenly opened up for Eagles to send a dipping volley at goal, inches over the bar.
Davies lashes a shot just wide after running on to Ngog's flick.
Eagles tries his luck but Forde is equal to his shot. Bright start for the Whites.
Looked like a penalty to me. Wanderers should have at least got a shot in on goal.
Big handball shout against Shittu as Andrews shot towards goal.
Second half about to begin.
Millwall's players back out on the pitch. Doesn't look as if Wanderers will be making any changes.
Wow, it's a special kind of cold in Horwich tonight...
But that's the whistle. Not a classic, but much better than it looked at one point.
Ngog seems to be struggling. Would be a surprise to see him in the second half.
Ngog hassles a mistake out of Beevers. Eagles squares for Spearing, who screws his shot wide of the post from the edge of the box.
Decent football from the Whites on the right with Ricketts, Eagles and Chung-Yong. Improving as the half goes on.
Millwall have certainly taken some liberties this half. They must have wasted five minutes in total.
Now that has dug them out of a hole! Andrews sent Forde the wrong way - his fourth penalty of the season.
Andrews to take...
Chung-Yong tripped by Shittu
Pen to Wanderers
Just been told that was the ninth penalty Wanderers have conceded this season.
Boos ring out at the Reebok as Henry misses the target by a matter of inches. Millwall look good for a second one here.
Eagles is having a mare so far. Nothing coming off for him at all.
Ngog drags a shot from the edge of the box wide. But he is getting closer...
Trotter fires just wide with a great effort from 25 yards after Wanderers had scrambled clear Nguessan's cross.
Forde taking his sweet time with the goal kicks.
Davies flicks on for Ngog, who gets his volley all wrong and it ends up among the Millwall fans. They are enjoying their afternoon so far...
Chungy drags a shot wide after Davies had done the dirty work to protect the ball in the penalty box. Wanderers not free flowing, but they are having majority of possession.
Eagles has a chance to equalise with a free kick on edge of the box but curls it well over.
Now the atmosphere takes a different complexion.
Andrews was on his heels, but it was a silly place to play a pass.
What a disaster.... Ream played a daft pass to Andrews, who was on his heels, and Nguessan nicked the ball, played it to Keogh, who was tripped by Knight chasing back. Keogh chipped the penalty home.
Pen to Millwall.
Thought Davies was through there. Some good football between Ngog and Eagles on the right side, but the skipper flagged offside.
Doesn't look as if there are 1,100 Millwall fans who have made the trip but they have made themselves heard early on. Few anti-Sordell chants, but nothing unsavoury.
Davies nearly makes a great start, nearly prodding home Ngog's cross from the left.
And we're off at the Reebok...
Checked the web and I can't find where this referee is from...
And the return of Status Quo's The Wanderer before kick-off!
Last time I organise a chat with McGinlay/Kelly before a game...
And Tom Eaves! I'm typing as I'm reading here...
Josh Vela on the bench too!
Five changes from the cup team - but both Andrews and Afobe have shrugged off injuries to feature in the squad.
No Craig Davies today. He's not quite fit enough, apparently.
And boy those boys can talk!
The reason for the delay is that I was interviewing John McGinlay and Tony Kelly about the White Hot game against Liverpool, which happened 20 years ago tomorrow.
BWFC team: Bogdan, Ricketts, Ream, Knight, Alonso, Spearing, Andrews, Eagles, Chungy, Ngog, K Davies.
Millwall: Forde, Smith, Shittu, Beevers, Lowry, Abdou, Henry, Trotter, Woolford, N'Guessan, Keogh.
Sorry about the delay folks...
No official team news at present, that should be with us about 2pm.
I'm hoping that one or two of the younger lads get a chance on the bench - Sampson, Eaves, Lester all excellent in midweek.
As for team news, I understand that Craig Davies may not quite be fit enough to start. Proabably come off the bench at some point.
Looks like Joe Riley's foot injury is not as bad as first feared, and that he could be involved on Tuesday night. Confirmation on that later, hopefully.
Plenty to like about the performance in the cup against Sunderland (trying to ignore the replay at the moment for fear of losing my core temperature completely) - but chances are there will be changes to that team this afternoon.
I may well end up cryogenically frozen - but hopefully not before seeing Wanderers score some goals, and get back on track after the New Year's Day defeat against Leeds.
It's actually so cold that a steward has just voiced her concern that I'm not wearing a hat or gloves. I forgot them, in truth.
Good afternoon all. Bit parky here at the Breezeblock.
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