A late equaliser from Josh Bowler earned 10-man Blackpool what might show a significant level in an exciting 2-2 draw with fellow Championship strugglers Huddersfield.
Bowler pounced within the ninetieth minute so as to add to Andy Lyons’ effort and cancel out targets from Matty Pearson and Josh Koroma, guaranteeing it completed honours even in a full-blooded encounter at Bloomfield Road.
The draw means it’s now 12 video games and not using a win within the Championship for Mick McCarthy’s males, who at the least ended a run of two consecutive defeats to stay twenty third within the desk whereas the Terriers are twenty second.
The guests had the higher of the early exchanges, with the primary actual opening coming within the 18th minute when Martyn Waghorn’s effort was nicely saved by Chris Maxwell within the Blackpool objective.
Just three minutes later it was Jonathan Hogg’s flip to return shut for Town, firing previous the left-hand put up after a set-piece routine.
It took the house aspect some time to develop into the sport, who responded with efforts from Jerry Yates and Sonny Carey as they regarded to hit their opponents on the counter.
But it was the Terriers whose dominance was lastly rewarded when Pearson prodded the ball house after Blackpool didn’t clear the hazard on the sting of their very own space.
The Tangerines rallied within the closing levels of the primary half with Carey and Curtis Nelson each having alternatives to stage.
Their job was made all of the harder seconds earlier than the break, nevertheless, when Gary Madine acquired a straight crimson card for what gave the impression to be an elbow on Tom Lees.
A objective to the great and with a participant benefit, the Terriers regarded to claim their dominance after the break and will have prolonged their lead with David Kasumu and Waghorn each lacking good alternatives.
Scott High and Lees additionally had alternatives to double the guests’ lead whereas Kenny Dougall blazed his effort excessive and vast following a uncommon sortie into the opposition half by the house aspect.
And the guests have been made to rue their missed possibilities when Lyons discovered the underside nook with a intelligent effort with the skin of his boot from the right-hand aspect of the field within the 82nd minute.
Huddersfield appeared to have snatched all three factors when Koroma steered the ball house from the sting of the field with 4 minutes on the clock to ship the travelling Town followers wild with delight.
But with the house aspect staring a 3rd straight defeat within the face, Bowler popped as much as pressure the ball house from shut vary and provides Mick McCarthy his first level as Blackpool supervisor on his sixty fourth birthday.