Match ends, Blackpool 0, Accrington Stanley 0.
Kyle Vassell missed a penalty as Blackpool wasted the chance to move into the League Two play-off places following a goalless draw against Accrington.
Striker Vassell saw his tame second-half spot-kick saved by Stanley goalkeeper Marek Rodak after Seamus Conneely caught Jack Payne with a high boot in the area.
Other results going their way keeps the Seasiders within two points of the top seven, while Accrington extend their unbeaten run to 14 games and retain a slim chance of making the play-offs.
Blackpool should have been ahead after 37 minutes. A rapid counter-attack set Colin Daniel free down the left, and he squared for the unmarked Bright Osayi-Samuel who inexplicably shot wide from four yards.
Blackpool's Neil Danns went down just inside the area early in the second half but the referee waved away the appeals, before Tom Aldred was forced to block on the line to deny Matty Pearson at the other end.
Gary Bowyer's side, who had lost their previous two, had their big chance after 75 minutes when Vassell fired straight at Rodak from the penalty spot.
With the last action of the game, Kelvin Mellor struck a post with a flicked header from eight yards as Accrington clung on for the draw.
Match report supplied by the Press Association.
- 5RobertsonBooked at 57mins
- 8PottsSubstituted forFloresat 69'minutes
- 21Osayi-SamuelSubstituted forOdelusiat 69'minutesBooked at 72mins
- 7VassellSubstituted forMattat 82'minutes
- 32RodgersBooked at 86mins
- 3HughesBooked at 66mins
- 10McCartanBooked at 89mins
- Mark Brown
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Blackpool 0, Accrington Stanley 0.
Kelvin Mellor (Blackpool) hits the right post with a right footed shot from very close range.
Attempt saved. Kelvin Mellor (Blackpool) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
Jordan Flores (Blackpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Sean McConville (Accrington Stanley).
Colin Daniel (Blackpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Shay McCartan (Accrington Stanley).
Attempt missed. Billy Kee (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.
Attempt saved. Nathan Delfouneso (Blackpool) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Shay McCartan (Accrington Stanley) is shown the yellow card.
Foul by Neil Danns (Blackpool).
Seamus Conneely (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Harvey Rodgers (Accrington Stanley) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Jack Payne (Blackpool) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Harvey Rodgers (Accrington Stanley).
Foul by Jack Payne (Blackpool).
Matty Pearson (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt blocked. Sanmi Odelusi (Blackpool) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Substitution, Blackpool. Jamille Matt replaces Kyle Vassell.