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Chesterfield 0-0 Rochdale

Both goalkeepers were on top as Chesterfield and Rochdale played out an entertaining goalless draw.

Dale keeper Josh Lillis produced a stunning stop to deny former Wolves striker Sylvan Ebanks-Blake, before Tommy Lee twice saved from Donal McDermott.

Ian Evatt headed over for Chesterfield, while debutant Lee Novak also went close for the home side.

McDermott went close with a free-kick but both sides settled for a point.

Rochdale manager Keith Hill told BBC Radio Manchester:

"We should have won the game, there is no question about it.

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Hill on Chesterfield v Rochdale

"I'm disappointed but if I try and rewind to last season, I think we might have lost that that game.

"We didn't so I think we're making progress."

Line-ups

Chesterfield

  • 1Lee
  • 25Talbot
  • 4Hird
  • 6EvattBooked at 87mins
  • 3Jones
  • 10O'Shea
  • 7GardnerSubstituted forAriyibiat 64'minutes
  • 5Morsy
  • 8Martínez
  • 11NovakSubstituted forBanksat 76'minutes
  • 9Ebanks-BlakeSubstituted forGnanduilletat 86'minutes

Substitutes

  • 15Humphreys
  • 16Raglan
  • 17Gnanduillet
  • 18Harrison
  • 24Banks
  • 28Ariyibi
  • 32Cairns

Rochdale

  • 1Lillis
  • 2Rafferty
  • 4McNulty
  • 6LancashireSubstituted forEasthamat 59'minutes
  • 33Kennedy
  • 7Vincenti
  • 28CampsSubstituted forBennettat 59'minutes
  • 24Allen
  • 12McDermott
  • 39BunneySubstituted forAndrewat 39'minutesBooked at 89mins
  • 40HendersonBooked at 82mins

Substitutes

  • 3Bennett
  • 5Eastham
  • 9Andrew
  • 10Alessandra
  • 17Tanser
  • 23Collis
  • 25Rose
Referee:
Keith Hill
Attendance:
6,254

Match Stats

Home TeamChesterfieldAway TeamRochdale
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home6
Away9
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home4
Away9
Fouls
Home8
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Chesterfield 0, Rochdale 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Chesterfield 0, Rochdale 0.

Drew Talbot (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Donal McDermott (Rochdale).

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Jimmy McNulty.

Sam Hird (Chesterfield) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Calvin Andrew (Rochdale).

Attempt missed. Ashley Eastham (Rochdale) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left following a set piece situation.

Foul by Daniel Jones (Chesterfield).

Donal McDermott (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Donal McDermott (Rochdale) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Booking

Ian Evatt (Chesterfield) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Ian Evatt (Chesterfield).

Calvin Andrew (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Armand Gnanduillet replaces Sylvain Ebanks-Blake.

Corner, Rochdale. Conceded by Drew Talbot.

Gboly Ariyibi (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Tom Kennedy (Rochdale).

Booking

Ian Henderson (Rochdale) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Ian Evatt (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ian Henderson (Rochdale).

Corner, Rochdale. Conceded by Drew Talbot.

Foul by Drew Talbot (Chesterfield).

Donal McDermott (Rochdale) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Sam Hird (Chesterfield) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Calvin Andrew (Rochdale).

Gboly Ariyibi (Chesterfield) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Tom Kennedy (Rochdale).

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Oliver Banks replaces Lee Novak because of an injury.

Foul by Lee Novak (Chesterfield).

Jamie Allen (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Ángel (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ian Henderson (Rochdale).

Foul by Sam Morsy (Chesterfield).

Jamie Allen (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Gboly Ariyibi replaces Dan Gardner.

Attempt missed. Rhys Bennett (Rochdale) header from the left side of the six yard box misses to the left following a corner.

Corner, Rochdale. Conceded by Daniel Jones.

Substitution

Substitution, Rochdale. Ashley Eastham replaces Oliver Lancashire because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Rochdale. Rhys Bennett replaces Callum Camps.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Gillingham431092710
2Walsall431073410
3Coventry430110469
4Sheff Utd43017529
5Burton43016429
6Swindon42209548
7Fleetwood42119547
8Rochdale42115237
9Chesterfield42115417
10Barnsley42115507
11Port Vale41306336
12Oldham41303216
13Wigan411234-14
14Scunthorpe411235-24
15Millwall411248-44
16Bury4031910-13
17Doncaster403114-33
18Peterborough410348-43
19Shrewsbury402246-22
20Crewe402258-32
21Southend402214-32
22Bradford402237-42
23Colchester402238-52
24Blackpool401338-51
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