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Coventry City 0-0 Accrington Stanley

Ten-man Coventry played out a low-quality goalless draw against Accrington as both sides struggled to create chances at St Andrew's.

Joe Pritchard nearly gave the visitors the lead when he dispossessed Michael Rose early on and found himself clear but his effort was tame and straight at Marko Marosi.

Amadou Bakayoko nearly broke the deadlock after 58 minutes when he latched onto a loose cross. He feinted past a defender, giving himself a clear opportunity, but his right-footed effort went high and wide.

Maxime Biamou was then shown a straight red card for what looked like an elbow on Stanley defender Mark Hughes after 68 minutes, leaving the home side's chance of pinching a win looking slim.

Callum O'Hare had the ball in Stanley's net after 74 minutes but the goal was ruled out for a foul in the build-up.

The Sky Blues had more possession but failed to make it tell and created little in a hard-fought game.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Coventry

  • 1Marosi
  • 4Rose
  • 5McFadzeanBooked at 80mins
  • 15Hyam
  • 2WatsonSubstituted forWalshat 73'minutes
  • 25WestbrookeSubstituted forShipleyat 62'minutes
  • 6Kelly
  • 17O'HareBooked at 53mins
  • 31McCallum
  • 21Bakayoko
  • 9BiamouBooked at 68mins

Substitutes

  • 3Mason
  • 13Wilson
  • 20Walsh
  • 26Shipley
  • 33Kastaneer
  • 35Drysdale
  • 38Eccles

Accrington

  • 1Evtimov
  • 2Johnson
  • 3Hughes
  • 34Alese
  • 36Opoku
  • 28Conneely
  • 7Clark
  • 10PritchardSubstituted forZanzalaat 62'minutes
  • 8Finley
  • 19Bishop
  • 11McConville

Substitutes

  • 4Edwards
  • 9Zanzala
  • 18Rodgers
  • 30Bursik
  • 32Charles
  • 37Martin
  • 42Diallo
Referee:
Ollie Yates
Attendance:
5,455

Match Stats

Home TeamCoventryAway TeamAccrington
Possession
Home61%
Away39%
Shots
Home10
Away6
Shots on Target
Home3
Away1
Corners
Home4
Away3
Fouls
Home13
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Coventry City 0, Accrington Stanley 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Coventry City 0, Accrington Stanley 0.

Attempt saved. Amadou Bakayoko (Coventry City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Callum O'Hare.

Sam McCallum (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jordan Clark (Accrington Stanley).

Sam McCallum (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jordan Clark (Accrington Stanley).

Liam Kelly (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Sam Finley (Accrington Stanley).

Foul by Liam Walsh (Coventry City).

Sean McConville (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by Callum Johnson.

Attempt blocked. Jordan Shipley (Coventry City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Callum O'Hare (Coventry City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Mark Hughes (Accrington Stanley).

Foul by Liam Kelly (Coventry City).

Sam Finley (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Booking

Kyle McFadzean (Coventry City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Kyle McFadzean (Coventry City).

Sean McConville (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Amadou Bakayoko (Coventry City).

Ajibola Alese (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Jerome Opoku (Accrington Stanley) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Sean McConville with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by Amadou Bakayoko.

Dangerous play by Liam Kelly (Coventry City).

Sam Finley (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Offrande Zanzala (Accrington Stanley) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Jerome Opoku with a cross.

Foul by Amadou Bakayoko (Coventry City).

Jerome Opoku (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Kyle McFadzean (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Colby Bishop (Accrington Stanley).

Substitution

Substitution, Coventry City. Liam Walsh replaces Tennai Watson.

Dismissal

Maxime Biamou (Coventry City) is shown the red card for violent conduct.

Foul by Maxime Biamou (Coventry City).

Mark Hughes (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Amadou Bakayoko (Coventry City) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Liam Kelly.

Liam Kelly (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Sam Finley (Accrington Stanley).

Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by Seamus Conneely.

Substitution

Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Offrande Zanzala replaces Joe Pritchard.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wycombe1696125141133
2Ipswich1493224101430
3Peterborough1684439221728
4Oxford Utd1675433191426
5Fleetwood158252719826
6Coventry166822018226
7Sunderland157442216625
8Blackpool166732219325
9Bristol Rovers167451919025
10Rotherham1573524131124
11Doncaster146532416823
12Shrewsbury155641215-321
13Burton145541815320
14Rochdale165472027-719
15Portsmouth144641615118
16Gillingham164662020018
17Lincoln City165381821-318
18Tranmere154472028-816
19Accrington163671726-915
20Wimbledon163492026-613
21MK Dons1641111325-1213
22Southend1612131644-285
23Bolton13247729-22-2
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