Millwall 2 Blackpool 2 - minute-by-minute

Keith Southern returns for Pool
Keith Southern returns for Pool
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BLACKPOOL finish fifth in the Championship after a battling draw at Millwall.

The Seasiders came from behind to find themselves ahead via goals from Ian Evatt and Nouah Dicko.

However, a late Harry Kane strike levelled the game.

Blackpool will now face Birmingham City in the play-offs for a place at Wembley.

FULL TIME: MILLWALL 2 BLACKPOOL 2

90 mins: TWO minutes time added.

83 mins: Such a shame, Blackpool now look like they’ll face Birmingham with the second leg at St Andrews. Can we get a winner to end the normal season on a high?

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83 mins: GOAL TO MILLWALL!!!

Harry Kane scores a sensational goal from 25 yards.

76 mins: With Birmingham winning 2-0, as it stands Blackpool would face the Blues, with the first leg at St Andrews.

75 mins: Rain is lashing down here at The Den, hard to believe this is the end of April.

70 mins: Kevin Phillips is replaced by Chris Basham.

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71 mins: GOAL TO BLACKPOOL!!!

Nouah Dicko slides home a brilliant cross by Stephen Crainey!! He’s turning into a big player for the Pool.

69 mins: Millwall look the most likely at the moment, Pool not too comfortable.

65 mins: News coming from other grounds is that Blackpool are currently in 5th. A goal from Pool would lift us to 4th, a goal for Millwall would mean we finish 6th....and play West Ham in the play-offs.

55 mins: With Birmingham winning, Pool are going for 4th. On comes Matt Phillips in place of Lualua.

54 mins: Kevin Phillips cuts in from the left and tries on, curled into the hands of the keeper. Decent effort.

47 mins: Keith Southern loops a header towards goal, easy save for Taylor.

46 mins: Brilliant run by Ince down the right, his cross is well defended.

45 mins: Blackpool kick-off the second half.

HALF TIME: MILLWALL 1 BLACKPOOL 1

45 mins: TWO minutes time added.

42 mins: Massive chance for Blackpool. After a mix-up, Millwall keeper Maik Taylor found himself in no-man’s land and Kevin Phillips rolled the ball to Ince who looked to have an easy tap-in, only for the defender to recover well and get a block in at the last minute.

38 mins: Tom Ince curls a left-footed free-kick over from 22 yards.

30 mins: Blackpool are competing all over the pitch now, the goal has done wonders. Pool on top.

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27 mins: GOAL FOR BLACKPOOL!!

Brilliant header from Ian Evatt. The defender attacked a Stephen Crainey free-kick and burried it from 15 yards.

25 mins: Paul Robinson rises totally unmarked at the back post for Millwall. Luckily his header bounces off the turf and over the bar.

23 mins: Decent chance for Blackpool as Crainey finds Ince just inside the box, the winger totally scuffs his shot. Not one for the Ince scrapbook.

17 mins: Lualua heads a Neal Eardley free-kick just wide from the penalty spot, first time the Seasiders have looked dangerous so far.

13 mins: Have to say that goal was coming, Blackpool have been poor so far.

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12 mins: GOAL FOR MILLWALL!!

Ball right through the middle of Blackpool’s back four, Ian Evatt played Andy Keogh onside and the former Wolves man made no mistake from ten yards.

11 mins: Harry Kane forces a decent save out of Gilks from 25 yards.

10 mins: Blackpool finding it difficult here against a very lively Millwall side, can’t get hold of the ball.

8 mins: Josh Wright has the first effort on goal of the afternoon for the home side, miles wide.

4 mins: Millwall have started the brighter of the two sides here. Conditions are more like a February afternoon than the end of April.

3pm: Millwall kick-off on a damp and breezy day in London.

Pre match: Blackpool make five changes. Southern, Kevin Phillips, Sylvestre, Dicko and Lualua all come in.

Pool: Gilks, Crainey, Southern, Eardley, Evatt, Phillips, Sylvestre, Baptiste, Dicko, Ince and Lualua.

Subs: Dobbie, Taylor-Fletcher, Basham, M Phillips and Harris