Shrewsbury 1-1 Oxford

Jack Price’s stunning late strike helped relegation-battling Shrewsbury earn a 1-1 draw with promotion-chasing Oxford in League One.

Billy Bodin fired Oxford into a second-half lead but they dropped out of the top six after Price volleyed home an 83rd-minute equaliser.

In a quiet opening 15 minutes, Oxford had the first opportunity through Mark Harris, who was played through on goal but was denied by goalkeeper Marko Marosi.

Shrewsbury’s Aiden O’Brien received a low ball into the box from Dan Udoh on the half-hour mark, but his timid effort was parried clear by Jamie Cumming.

The U’s broke the deadlock eight minutes into the second half.

Josh Murphy brought down a long ball, went around the keeper before getting pushed wide and sent in a low cross to Harris, who laid it off to Bodin to smash home.

But the hosts equalised through substitute Price’s 20-yard volley.

Oxford came close to retaking the lead from the kick-off as Bodin had an edge-of-the-box effort pushed away. Cameron Brannagan then had a follow-up shot, but Morgan Feeney made a last-ditch clearance to edge the Shrews a point closer to safety.

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