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Scunthorpe United 0-0 Stevenage

Scunthorpe and Stevenage both missed the opportunity to put some daylight between themselves and the League Two relegation zone in a goalless draw at the Sands Venue Stadium.

Chances were at a premium at both ends of the pitch, though the Iron had more attacking intent about them without being able to carve out much in the way of chances.

Kevin van Veen tested visiting stopper Paul Farman from a free-kick in the 19th minute, while Charlie Carter was involved in Stevenage's only two first-half openings, each time having efforts easily saved by Jake Eastwood.

The second period was equally quiet, with Kurtis Guthrie shooting into the side netting at one end while a cheeky chip from Ryan Colclough was pushed over the bar by a back-pedalling Farman at the other.

The best chance of the deadlock being broken came 11 minutes from the end, following good play out on the right by Stevenage's Terence Vancooten.

His low ball into the box caught out Eastwood, but Kelland Watts fired over when he only had to hit the target.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Scunthorpe

Formation 4-4-2

  • 25Eastwood
  • 14Perch
  • 26McGahey
  • 6Butler
  • 28Brown
  • 20GillieadSubstituted forEisaat 76'minutes
  • 5Songo'o
  • 22Sutton
  • 7Colclough
  • 10van VeenSubstituted forProctorat 60'minutes
  • 17Novak

Substitutes

  • 1Watson
  • 2Clarke
  • 23McArdle
  • 30Eisa
  • 32Bedeau
  • 33Proctor
  • 45McAtee

Stevenage

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Farman
  • 15Vancooten
  • 5Cuthbert
  • 3Stokes
  • 33Denton
  • 32Lakin
  • 44TimlinBooked at 57mins
  • 7Carter
  • 18Parrett
  • 20Watts
  • 28Guthrie

Substitutes

  • 8Byrom
  • 9Cowley
  • 11Sonupe
  • 13Bastien
  • 16Iontton
  • 31Nugent
  • 35Mackail-Smith
Referee:
Anthony Backhouse
Attendance:
3,309

Match Stats

Home TeamScunthorpeAway TeamStevenage
Possession
Home59%
Away41%
Shots
Home8
Away12
Shots on Target
Home2
Away5
Corners
Home7
Away8
Fouls
Home3
Away8

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Scunthorpe United 0, Stevenage 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Scunthorpe United 0, Stevenage 0.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Kurtis Guthrie (Stevenage) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Dean Parrett with a cross following a corner.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Yann Songo'o.

  5. Post update

    Attempt saved. Kurtis Guthrie (Stevenage) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the top left corner. Assisted by Kelland Watts with a headed pass.

  6. Post update

    Offside, Scunthorpe United. Yann Songo'o tries a through ball, but Ryan Colclough is caught offside.

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Yann Songo'o (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Junior Brown.

  8. Post update

    Offside, Stevenage. Kelland Watts tries a through ball, but Kurtis Guthrie is caught offside.

  9. Post update

    Attempt missed. Kurtis Guthrie (Stevenage) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Kelland Watts.

  10. Post update

    Attempt missed. Kelland Watts (Stevenage) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

  11. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Lee Novak (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Jamie Proctor with a headed pass.

  12. Post update

    Andy Butler (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Kurtis Guthrie (Stevenage).

  14. Post update

    Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Junior Brown.

  15. Post update

    Attempt saved. Kelland Watts (Stevenage) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Terence Vancooten with a cross.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Scunthorpe United. Abobaker Eisa replaces Alex Gilliead.

  17. Post update

    Corner, Scunthorpe United. Conceded by Paul Farman.

  18. Post update

    Attempt saved. Ryan Colclough (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Levi Sutton.

  19. Post update

    Attempt missed. Kurtis Guthrie (Stevenage) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Kelland Watts.

  20. Post update

    Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Levi Sutton.