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Salford City 0-0 Macclesfield Town

Salford and Macclesfield shared the points after a dull game at the Peninsula Stadium.

Financially-plagued Macclesfield, without a win since mid-October, twice went close through David Fitzpatrick and Connor Kirby before Salford sprang into life midway through the first-half.

Left-back Ibou Touray played in Adam Rooney, but the Irish striker flicked the ball on to the roof of the net.

Minutes later, Jake Jervis' free-kick found Nathan Pond, but the centre-half saw his effort go wide of the post.

Macclesfield, who have recorded only two goals in their last five league games, came closest to breaking the deadlock in when Jak McCourt launched a thunderbolt, only for Salford goalkeeper Chris Neal to make a good save to his left.

The Ammies twice nearly took the lead as full-time approached when Lois Maynard headed the ball on to the post, before Danny Lloyd's volley was parried wide by Silkmen goalkeeper Owen Evans.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Salford

  • 1Neal
  • 4Threlkeld
  • 23PondBooked at 30mins
  • 15Burgess
  • 3Touray
  • 17TowellSubstituted forLloyd-McGoldrickat 62'minutes
  • 18WhiteheadBooked at 71mins
  • 8Maynard
  • 7ArmstrongSubstituted forThomas-Asanteat 62'minutes
  • 9Rooney
  • 32Jervis

Substitutes

  • 5Hogan
  • 6Piergianni
  • 10Lloyd-McGoldrick
  • 12Letheren
  • 22Jones
  • 28Thomas-Asante
  • 34Doyle

Macclesfield

  • 1EvansBooked at 90mins
  • 25Cameron
  • 5Kelleher
  • 15Horsfall
  • 12Welch-Hayes
  • 14KirbyBooked at 89mins
  • 8Harris
  • 23Fitzpatrick
  • 4McCourtBooked at 71mins
  • 7GnahouaSubstituted forBlythat 90+4'minutes
  • 10StephensSubstituted forOsadebeat 62'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Ironside
  • 13Charles-Cook
  • 16O'Keeffe
  • 18Blyth
  • 20Osadebe
  • 22Ntambwe
Referee:
Matt Donohue
Attendance:
2,484

Match Stats

Home TeamSalfordAway TeamMacclesfield
Possession
Home59%
Away41%
Shots
Home13
Away6
Shots on Target
Home2
Away1
Corners
Home4
Away1
Fouls
Home14
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Salford City 0, Macclesfield Town 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Salford City 0, Macclesfield Town 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Macclesfield Town. Jacob Blyth replaces Arthur Gnahoua.

Attempt blocked. Arthur Gnahoua (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Emmanuel Osadebe.

Attempt blocked. Emmanuel Osadebe (Macclesfield Town) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Connor Kirby.

Corner, Salford City. Conceded by Fiacre Kelleher.

Booking

Owen Evans (Macclesfield Town) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Brandon Thomas-Asante (Salford City).

Fiacre Kelleher (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jake Jervis (Salford City).

Jay Harris (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Connor Kirby (Macclesfield Town) is shown the yellow card.

Lois Maynard (Salford City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Connor Kirby (Macclesfield Town).

Attempt saved. Brandon Thomas-Asante (Salford City) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Danny Whitehead.

Attempt missed. Jake Jervis (Salford City) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt blocked. Danny Whitehead (Salford City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Brandon Thomas-Asante (Salford City) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is just a bit too high.

Attempt blocked. Danny Lloyd (Salford City) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Connor Kirby (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Emmanuel Osadebe following a set piece situation.

Hand ball by Brandon Thomas-Asante (Salford City).

Foul by Jake Jervis (Salford City).

Jay Harris (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Salford City. Conceded by Owen Evans.

Attempt saved. Danny Lloyd (Salford City) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt blocked. Emmanuel Osadebe (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Arthur Gnahoua.

Lois Maynard (Salford City) hits the right post with a header from the centre of the box. Assisted by Danny Lloyd with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Salford City. Conceded by Fraser Horsfall.

Foul by Cameron Burgess (Salford City).

Arthur Gnahoua (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Adam Rooney (Salford City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Fraser Horsfall (Macclesfield Town).

Booking

Jak McCourt (Macclesfield Town) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Danny Whitehead (Salford City) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Danny Whitehead (Salford City).

Jak McCourt (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ibou Touray (Salford City).

Jay Harris (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Jake Jervis (Salford City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is high and wide to the left.

Lois Maynard (Salford City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

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