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Accrington Stanley 0-0 Bury

Bury found Accrington goalkeeper Marcus Bettinelli in inspired form, as the League Two strugglers failed to score.

The home side played an hour of the match with 10 men, after Lawrie Wilson was dismissed for a foul on Shakers captain Craig Jones.

Bury's on-loan striker Anton Forrester was denied by Bettinelli, before guiding a free header wide of goal.

Bettinelli produced a superb save to deny Jones and also kept out a Daniel Nardiello goalbound strike.

Bury move four points clear of the relegation zone in 21st place, while their opponents lie one spot ahead.

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Bury manager David Flitcroft told BBC Radio Manchester:

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Post-match: Bury manager Flitcroft

"We got a point and a clean sheet, but I'm going out of here very frustrated because the sending-off killed the tempo and the momentum of the game. It didn't suit us.

"We tried everything to score and got a lot of forward players on at the end.

"To be fair, you've got to give Accrington credit for the way they defended. They were resolute and determined."

Line-ups

Accrington

  • 26Bettinelli
  • 16Hunt
  • 19WilsonBooked at 32mins
  • 2Murphy
  • 6WinnardBooked at 83mins
  • 5Aldred
  • 15Mingoia
  • 4Joyce
  • 24OdejayiSubstituted forLiddleat 45'minutes
  • 9WebberSubstituted forGrayat 80'minutes
  • 13MolyneuxSubstituted forAtkinsonat 89'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Liddle
  • 7McCartan
  • 10Hatfield
  • 17Gray
  • 20Windass
  • 25Atkinson
  • 44Bowerman

Bury

  • 21Jensen
  • 7Jones
  • 15MayorSubstituted forPlattat 61'minutes
  • 3McNulty
  • 34MillsBooked at 86mins
  • 29VeseliSubstituted forObadeyiat 87'minutes
  • 8Miller
  • 16Tutte
  • 18Nardiello
  • 17Akpa-AkproSubstituted forSedgwickat 45'minutes
  • 9Forrester

Substitutes

  • 4Hinds
  • 6Proctor
  • 12Sedgwick
  • 19Soares
  • 22Platt
  • 30Charles-Cook
  • 35Obadeyi
Referee:
Kevin Wright
Attendance:
2,184

Match Stats

Home TeamAccringtonAway TeamBury
Possession
Home40%
Away60%
Shots
Home1
Away14
Shots on Target
Home1
Away7
Corners
Home2
Away12
Fouls
Home10
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Accrington Stanley 0, Bury 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Accrington Stanley 0, Bury 0.

Attempt saved. Daniel Nardiello (Bury) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt saved. Daniel Nardiello (Bury) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Foul by Tope Obadeyi (Bury).

Piero Mingoia (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Robert Atkinson replaces Lee Molyneux.

Corner, Bury. Conceded by Peter Murphy.

Corner, Bury. Conceded by Dean Winnard.

Substitution

Substitution, Bury. Tope Obadeyi replaces Frederic Veseli.

Booking

Pablo Mills (Bury) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Pablo Mills (Bury).

Nicky Hunt (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Bury. Conceded by Piero Mingoia.

Booking

Dean Winnard (Accrington Stanley) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Dean Winnard (Accrington Stanley).

Anton Forrester (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Peter Murphy (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jimmy McNulty (Bury).

Foul by Daniel Nardiello (Bury).

Michael Liddle (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Andrew Tutte (Bury) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Accrington Stanley. James Gray replaces Danny Webber.

Attempt saved. Craig Jones (Bury) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the bottom left corner.

Hand ball by Peter Murphy (Accrington Stanley).

Attempt missed. Frederic Veseli (Bury) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Craig Jones (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Michael Liddle (Accrington Stanley).

Corner, Bury. Conceded by Michael Liddle.

Foul by Anton Forrester (Bury).

Piero Mingoia (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jimmy McNulty (Bury).

Peter Murphy (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Andrew Tutte (Bury) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Foul by Clive Platt (Bury).

Tom Aldred (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Anton Forrester (Bury) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Anton Forrester (Bury) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Foul by Andrew Tutte (Bury).

Peter Murphy (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Chesterfield311610551282358
2Scunthorpe311413445301555
3Oxford Utd321412645271854
4Rochdale31166949361354
5Fleetwood301641048341452
6Burton31141073530552
7Southend31139939291048
8Newport2811983835342
9Hartlepool32119123636042
10Dag & Red311010113839-140
11York32912113837139
12Exeter31109123841-339
13Morecambe31109123541-639
14Plymouth30109112735-839
15Wimbledon31108133237-538
16Cheltenham30812103540-536
17Portsmouth31812113543-836
18Mansfield31811123243-1135
19Bristol Rovers30810122832-434
20Accrington30810123441-734
21Bury29712103235-333
22Wycombe30710133339-631
23Torquay3078153046-1629
24Northampton3068162342-1926
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