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Bristol Rovers 0-0 Sheffield United

John Fleck was denied by the woodwork as League One leaders Sheffield United had to settle for a goalless draw at Bristol Rovers.

The midfielder drove a low shot against a post from the edge of the box on 57 minutes after a poor clearance by goalkeeper Joe Lumley had put Rovers in trouble.

Both keepers distinguished themselves in the second half, Lumley stretching to keep out a Caolan Lavery shot and United's Simon Moore diving to divert a Cristian Montano effort around a post.

Rovers thought they had won it when Rory Gaffney headed home on 84 minutes but the striker was ruled offside.

The best chance of an even first half fell to United's Jay O'Shea on nine minutes. Unmarked moving onto a Lavery cross, his first time shot was just wide of the left hand post.

Billy Bodin offered the biggest first-half threat for Rovers and twice went close with efforts from outside the box.

Ollie Clarke fired just over for the hosts but the only save of note came from Lumley, when he dived to parry a 44th-minute header from Lavery.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Sheff Utd32197658342464
2Scunthorpe31178657322559
3Bolton30176742231957
4Fleetwood321510746321455
5Bradford321215540291151
6Millwall3114894740750
7Southend31131084537849
8Peterborough31138104539647
9Rochdale30145114137447
10Bristol Rovers32129114951-245
11Oxford Utd30127113733443
12Walsall32101393943-443
13Charlton3091473730741
14MK Dons31109124039139
15Wimbledon3091294039139
16Northampton32116154852-439
17Gillingham31811123948-935
18Shrewsbury3298153244-1235
19Oldham32810142133-1234
20Port Vale3089133248-1633
21Bury3287174860-1231
22Swindon3278172947-1829
23Chesterfield3176183050-2027
24Coventry31410172648-2222
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