Doncaster Rovers 0-0 Millwall

Championship strugglers Doncaster and Millwall played out a goalless draw in the final match of 2013.

The visitors were under the caretaker management of Neil Harris and Scott Fitzgerald after sacking Steve Lomas on Boxing Day.

Doncaster had the best chance of the game when substitute Federico Macheda, on loan from Manchester United, hit a post with five minutes left.

Mark Duffy saw an even later free-kick saved by Lions keeper David Forde.

The result sees both sides sit just outside the relegation zone, ending a four-game losing run for Rovers and three in a row for the Lions.

Millwall had the better of the early stages, with Scott McDonald hitting the side-netting, Martyn Woolford having a shot cleared off the line by David Cotterill, and Nick Bailey forcing a save from Ross Turnbull.

But Doncaster had chances to win the game late on, with Macheda latching onto a through-ball and curling an effort off the base of a post, before Forde had to keep out Duffy's 25-yard free-kick.

Doncaster boss Paul Dickov:

"It's great to keep a clean sheet but I thought we should have taken all three points.

"Apart from hitting the post we were through twice on goal and had players pulled back - which was missed by the officials.

"Two big decisions have gone against us and it's very disappointing because it wasn't as if the officials were in bad positions to see what happened."

Millwall caretaker boss Neil Harris:

"As far as taking the job on - that is for someone else.

"I thought the players were fantastic and it was really good to keep a clean sheet because we have been poor away from home recently.

"I think the performance will give the boys confidence because the desire, commitment and team spirit they showed was phenomenal."

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Leicester2315351448
2Derby2313551944
3Burnley2312831744
4QPR2312741143
5Nottm Forest2310941039
6Ipswich23986935
7Leeds231058835
8Brighton23986735
9Reading23977234
10Blackpool23887-232
11Huddersfield23878531
12Blackburn23878131
13Watford23797630
14Wigan22868130
15Middlesbrough23788529
16Bournemouth238510-1029
17Birmingham23779128
18Bolton23689-526
19Charlton235810-823
20Millwall235711-2122
21Doncaster235612-2221
22Sheff Wed223109-919
23Yeovil234514-1817
24Barnsley233713-2116
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