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Derby County 0-0 Bolton Wanderers

Steve McClaren

Promotion-chasing Derby County dropped two points at home to Bolton as they failed to score for the third consecutive Championship match.

Steve McClaren's Rams are in third place, seven points behind Burnley, who are in the second automatic promotion spot.

Derby substitute Conor Sammon had a shot saved by goalkeeper Adam Bogdan in injury time.

Bolton are now 11 points clear of the relegation zone.

Dougie Freedman's Bolton had won their previous three matches having been threatened by the drop for a lot of the campaign.

Steve McClaren

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Post-match: Derby boss McClaren

In a game of few clear chances, Derby were the more creative side but could not break down a well-organised Bolton defence.

Derby's Chris Martin had a low shot from the edge of the area saved by Bogdan before Andre Moritz's shot was saved for the visitors.

Neil Danns's volley brought a diving save from Rams keeper Lee Grant after the break before Sammon shot straight at Bogdan in injury time.

Derby manager Steve McClaren:

"It was a great performance, we dominated from start to finish and there was great determination from the players against a Bolton side that had scored 11 goals in their last three games.

"We played great football and switched the play, got crosses in and played very well. I couldn't fault it. I was just sat there waiting for the goal to go in, but at the moment it's not going for us.

"A few weeks ago we were winning games in the last minute but it will turn, we have players who can score and I'm pleased with the attitude of the players. We deserved to win the game."

Bolton manager Dougie Freedman:

"It's a very good point for us because Derby are fighting for promotion.

"We showed a resilience in our defending and I'm very proud of that point because it was one we would not have got earlier in the season.

"It was a fantastic display by Derby and they are probably disappointed they didn't win, but you can't fault our effort or commitment."

Line-ups

Derby

  • 1Grant
  • 33Wisdom
  • 3Forsyth
  • 14EustaceSubstituted forBamfordat 74'minutes
  • 6Keogh
  • 25Buxton
  • 4Bryson
  • 8Hendrick
  • 9Martin
  • 10WardSubstituted forSammonat 79'minutes
  • 32DawkinsSubstituted forRussellat 82'minutes

Substitutes

  • 11Russell
  • 12Naylor
  • 18Sammon
  • 26Legzdins
  • 27Whitbread
  • 34Thorne
  • 35Bamford

Bolton

  • 1Bogdan
  • 3Hutton
  • 15Baptiste
  • 44KamaraBooked at 83mins
  • 12Knight
  • 5Ream
  • 18Danns
  • 6SpearingBooked at 88mins
  • 29JutkiewiczSubstituted forWheaterat 90'minutes
  • 14MoritzSubstituted forTrotterat 53'minutes
  • 16DaviesSubstituted forLee Chung-yongat 65'minutes

Substitutes

  • 11Hall
  • 17Trotter
  • 25Vela
  • 26Mason
  • 27Lee Chung-yong
  • 31Wheater
  • 37Lee-Barrett
Referee:
Graham Scott
Attendance:
23,435

Match Stats

Home TeamDerbyAway TeamBolton
Possession
Home64%
Away36%
Shots
Home18
Away8
Shots on Target
Home6
Away4
Corners
Home10
Away3
Fouls
Home7
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Derby County 0, Bolton Wanderers 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Derby County 0, Bolton Wanderers 0.
Attempt saved. Conor Sammon (Derby County) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Craig Bryson.
Chris Martin (Derby County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Lee Chung-Yong (Bolton Wanderers).
Attempt saved. Neil Danns (Bolton Wanderers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Lee Chung-Yong.

Substitution

Substitution, Bolton Wanderers. David Wheater replaces Lukas Jutkiewicz.

Booking

Jay Spearing (Bolton Wanderers) is shown the yellow card.
Patrick Bamford (Derby County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Alex Baptiste (Bolton Wanderers).
Attempt missed. Johnny Russell (Derby County) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top left corner. Assisted by Andre Wisdom with a cross.
Attempt missed. Conor Sammon (Derby County) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Johnny Russell with a cross.

Booking

Medo (Bolton Wanderers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Chris Martin (Derby County) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Medo (Bolton Wanderers).

Substitution

Substitution, Derby County. Johnny Russell replaces Simon Dawkins.
Attempt saved. Patrick Bamford (Derby County) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Craig Bryson.
Attempt blocked. Simon Dawkins (Derby County) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Craig Bryson.

Substitution

Substitution, Derby County. Conor Sammon replaces Jamie Ward.
Craig Bryson (Derby County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Liam Trotter (Bolton Wanderers).
Attempt saved. Neil Danns (Bolton Wanderers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Lee Chung-Yong with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Derby County. Patrick Bamford replaces John Eustace.
Offside, Bolton Wanderers. Zat Knight tries a through ball, but Alex Baptiste is caught offside.
John Eustace (Derby County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Alex Baptiste (Bolton Wanderers).
Corner, Bolton Wanderers. Conceded by Jeff Hendrick.
Attempt blocked. Lee Chung-Yong (Bolton Wanderers) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Alan Hutton.
Attempt missed. Craig Forsyth (Derby County) left footed shot from long range on the left is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Jake Buxton.

Substitution

Substitution, Bolton Wanderers. Lee Chung-Yong replaces Mark Davies.
Attempt saved. Lukas Jutkiewicz (Bolton Wanderers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Liam Trotter.
Attempt saved. Simon Dawkins (Derby County) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Andre Wisdom.
Corner, Derby County. Conceded by Zat Knight.
Attempt blocked. Alex Baptiste (Bolton Wanderers) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is blocked. Assisted by Jay Spearing with a cross.
Corner, Bolton Wanderers. Conceded by Richard Keogh.
Offside, Derby County. Andre Wisdom tries a through ball, but Jamie Ward is caught offside.
Offside, Bolton Wanderers. Medo tries a through ball, but Lukas Jutkiewicz is caught offside.
Corner, Bolton Wanderers. Conceded by Craig Forsyth.
Attempt missed. Jeff Hendrick (Derby County) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.
Attempt saved. Craig Bryson (Derby County) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jeff Hendrick.
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Leicester3424553377
2Burnley34191232769
3Derby3518891762
4QPR3417981260
5Nottm Forest35141471456
6Reading351510101555
7Brighton3414119953
8Wigan32157101152
9Ipswich35131210651
10Blackburn33121011-246
11Watford34111211845
12Middlesbrough35101411644
13Leeds3412814-244
14Huddersfield3412715-143
15Bournemouth3311913-842
16Bolton3591313-440
17Sheff Wed3391212-139
18Blackpool3591115-1938
19Birmingham349916-536
20Doncaster359917-2236
21Millwall3571018-3031
22Yeovil347819-1929
23Barnsley3461117-2829
24Charlton306915-1727
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