With 13 points from the last 18 available, Shels
are suddenly a team in form.
He said: "We showed Shels
earlier in the season, winning 2-0 at Tolka, that we're up with them now.
In May 2001 the then Cork City winger hit the match winner against Shels
in the last game of the season which allowed Bohs to leapfrog them into top spot and claim their first title in 23 years.
But Waters' tenth of the campaign squared it before Shels
went ahead through Philip Gorman's close-range finish.
Reynolds explained the decision behind the tactcal switch and looked ahead to Shels
Only Owen Heary and Dean Delany remain from that encounter, with former Shels
stalwart Heary now the Bohs captain and assistant manager.
sub Kevin Dawson saw red for a second bookable offence in the space of four minutes late on when hauling down Derek Foran.
Having been Derry's main challengers for much of the second half of the season, Monaghan will need a point to be guaranteed a play-off, if Shels
"It's good going back to Tolka, but in a way it's not because Shels
has always been my club," said the 34-year-old Liverpudian.
Virtually the last kick of the season had deprived Shels
of promotion as Dundalk, 6-1 winners at Kildare County, snatched promotion from their grasp on the final day.
had the ideal start with the lead goal on seven minutes.
Cobh stunned Shels
to score the fastest goal of the season, timed at just nine seconds.