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Lincoln City 0-0 Gillingham

Lincoln defender Tayo Edun was dismissed late on as the Imps and Gillingham played out a goalless draw at a windswept LNER Stadium.

The home side were fortunate not to be reduced to 10 men after 13 minutes when Jake Hesketh felled Connor Ogilvie with a high and dangerous challenge, but referee Tom Nield showed lenience by brandishing a yellow card.

The decision enraged Gills manager Steve Evans, who was booked himself a few minutes later as he continued to remonstrate with the officials.

The best chance of the first half fell to City forward Anthony Scully, who volleyed wide from a good position.

At the other end, Max Ehmer was denied by the legs of Lincoln keeper Josh Vickers.

In the second half, Imps substitute Harry Anderson went close twice, heading over from close range and then being denied by goalkeeper Jack Bonham.

A drab affair came to life in the closing stages as the home side were reduced to 10 men when Edun was sent off in the final minute of normal time.

Following an off-the-ball altercation with Brandon Hanlan, the left-back was booked for the second time.

Report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Lincoln City

  • 1Vickers
  • 23Eardley
  • 6Bolger
  • 16BostwickBooked at 90mins
  • 37EdunBooked at 90mins
  • 2BridcuttBooked at 69mins
  • 20Coventry
  • 17Scully
  • 28HeskethBooked at 13minsSubstituted forAndersonat 57'minutes
  • 18Grant
  • 11Hopper

Substitutes

  • 4Eyoma
  • 10Payne
  • 12Chapman
  • 22Lewis
  • 25Elbouzedi
  • 26Anderson
  • 30Andrew

Gillingham

  • 1Bonham
  • 12FullerBooked at 68mins
  • 5Ehmer
  • 27Tucker
  • 6Ogilvie
  • 14Jones
  • 4O'KeefeSubstituted forGrahamat 81'minutes
  • 24O'Connor
  • 22LeeSubstituted forCharles-Cookat 84'minutes
  • 10RobertsSubstituted forAkindeat 64'minutes
  • 7HanlanBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 8Willock
  • 9Mandron
  • 11Charles-Cook
  • 15Akinde
  • 17Pringle
  • 19Graham
  • 21Walsh
Referee:
Tom Nield
Attendance:
8,950

Match Stats

Home TeamLincoln CityAway TeamGillingham
Possession
Home60%
Away40%
Shots
Home8
Away11
Shots on Target
Home3
Away2
Corners
Home4
Away7
Fouls
Home14
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Lincoln City 0, Gillingham 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Lincoln City 0, Gillingham 0.

Attempt missed. Tom Hopper (Lincoln City) header from the left side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Neal Eardley following a set piece situation.

Tom Hopper (Lincoln City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jack Tucker (Gillingham).

Josh Vickers (Lincoln City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Regan Charles-Cook (Gillingham).

Booking

Michael Bostwick (Lincoln City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Michael Bostwick (Lincoln City).

Regan Charles-Cook (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Lincoln City. Conceded by Thomas O'Connor.

Booking

Brandon Hanlan (Gillingham) is shown the yellow card.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Tayo Edun (Lincoln City).

Tayo Edun (Lincoln City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Brandon Hanlan (Gillingham).

Attempt missed. Harry Anderson (Lincoln City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Jorge Grant with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Lincoln City. Conceded by Thomas O'Connor.

Michael Bostwick (Lincoln City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Brandon Hanlan (Gillingham).

Substitution

Substitution, Gillingham. Regan Charles-Cook replaces Olly Lee.

Attempt missed. Brandon Hanlan (Gillingham) header from the left side of the six yard box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Jordan Graham with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Gillingham. Conceded by Josh Vickers.

Corner, Gillingham. Conceded by Josh Vickers.

Foul by Cian Bolger (Lincoln City).

Brandon Hanlan (Gillingham) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Gillingham. Jordan Graham replaces Stuart O'Keefe.

Corner, Lincoln City. Conceded by Jack Bonham.

Attempt saved. Harry Anderson (Lincoln City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Tom Hopper.

Tom Hopper (Lincoln City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jack Tucker (Gillingham).

Foul by Tom Hopper (Lincoln City).

Max Ehmer (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Harry Anderson (Lincoln City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Anthony Scully.

Corner, Lincoln City. Conceded by Connor Ogilvie.

Booking

Liam Bridcutt (Lincoln City) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Barry Fuller (Gillingham) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Jorge Grant (Lincoln City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Barry Fuller (Gillingham).

Attempt missed. Connor Ogilvie (Gillingham) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Max Ehmer following a corner.

Corner, Gillingham. Conceded by Michael Bostwick.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Rotherham32186858332560
2Coventry311612345291660
3Wycombe3317884437759
4Sunderland32169745261957
5Peterborough331671065392655
6Fleetwood31159747351254
7Portsmouth31158845311453
8Ipswich331410945321352
9Oxford Utd32149953341951
10Gillingham33121473930950
11Doncaster321391047321548
12Burton321210104544146
13Bristol Rovers32119123545-1042
14Accrington32109134648-239
15Lincoln City34116174144-339
16Blackpool31911113939038
17Shrewsbury31911112636-1038
18MK Dons32106163442-836
19Rochdale3296173653-1733
20Wimbledon33710163751-1431
21Tranmere3158182956-2723
22Southend3337233582-4716
23Bolton3058172462-3811
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