Lincoln City boss Mark Kennedy on Bolton Wanderers draw

Lincoln boss Mark Kennedy suggests the 2nd half was “ugly” all through his side’s 1-1 attract versus Wanderers.

Ben House put the hosts in entrance immediately after just 10 minutes but the Whites strike back again via Eoin Toal soon after the split – the defender’s first aim in English football.

Lincoln were then lowered to 10 gentlemen following Joe Walsh was demonstrated a next yellow card, but Ian Evatt’s adult men unsuccessful to make their guy gain depend, with substitute Amadou Bakayoko lacking a golden chance at the dying.

Kennedy felt the match grew to become “scrappy” in the second 50 % and states it “didn’t help” his aspect for the equaliser.

“I assumed the sport was extremely fractured in the second 50 % by way of no fault of our personal,” he explained to the club’s YouTube channel.

“There just appeared to be so a great deal going on. I really do not signify in terms of football, I just necessarily mean off the ball.

“It was a truly bitsy and scrappy next 50 percent. Consistent stoppages and breaks, and I didn’t believe that served us for the target. But we have bought to defend it much better than that. It was an unattractive 2nd fifty percent.”

When asked about the sending off, he added: “The next (booking), sure. The to start with one particular, I just do not understand why Joe has been booked but the other player hasn’t.

“I am not stating Joe should not have been booked, I actually have not seen it. But all people I have spoken has claimed if one particular is finding booked, the other need to get booked.”

Kennedy was also cautioned and reckons referee Geoff Eltringham confirmed a absence of regularity in his selections at times.

“I thought they spent a lot of time out of their (complex space). They just transpired to be stood the other facet,” he stated.

Even with holding on to their guide, the Lincoln manager was delighted with his side’s display versus the Whites.

“I imagined we had been outstanding,” he added. Resilient, disciplined, structured, big hearts. A good response from Boxing Day and I imagined each player was exceptional.”

The end result leaves Wanderers sixth in the League A single desk following Derby recorded a 1- victory towards Cambridge.

Evatt’s men are now three details powering fourth-place Barnsley forward of Monday’s excursion to Oakwell (3pm).