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Bristol City 0-0 Millwall

Bobby Reid
Bobby Reid had scored four goals in Bristol City's opening three Championship matches

Millwall continued their winless start to the Championship season despite holding Bristol City to a hard-fought goalless draw at Ashton Gate.

The Lions created the better of the chances, with Jed Wallace forcing Robins goalkeeper Frank Fielding into a fine safe after half-time.

Left-back Joe Bryan went closest for the hosts, hitting the crossbar after exchanging passes with Bobby Reid.

Bristol City are now without a victory in their past three matches.

Having snatched a last-gasp draw at Brentford on Tuesday, Lee Johnson's side were again short of their best against a hard-working Millwall side.

Steve Morison and Conor McLaughlin missed further opportunities for the Lions, who have two draws and two defeats from their first four games.

Millwall manager Neil Harris:

"I was delighted with the way we nullified Bristol City's strengths and kept them under pressure. All we lacked was a bit of luck in front of goal.

"Our defending as a team was terrific and my strikers also looked dangerous going forward.

"If they keep playing like they have been this season victories will come soon. It is only a matter of time before we get the right reward."

Bristol City head coach Lee Johnson:

"I'm slightly disappointed, but still proud of my players for the commitment they showed to achieve our first clean sheet of the season.

"It was a very tough game for us and Millwall deserve credit for that.

"The fans will probably be disappointed that we weren't as creative as in our previous home games, but it was asking a lot to maintain that standard."

Line-ups

Bristol City

  • 1Fielding
  • 2Pisano
  • 5Wright
  • 6Baker
  • 3Bryan
  • 8BrownhillBooked at 52minsSubstituted forO'Dowdaat 60'minutes
  • 7Smith
  • 21PackSubstituted forO'Neilat 60'minutes
  • 20Paterson
  • 9DiedhiouBooked at 45minsSubstituted forWoodrowat 70'minutes
  • 14ReidBooked at 87mins

Substitutes

  • 11O'Dowda
  • 18Woodrow
  • 19Eliasson
  • 23Magnusson
  • 28O'Neil
  • 29Lucic
  • 31Hegeler

Millwall

  • 1Archer
  • 2McLaughlin
  • 17Webster
  • 4Hutchinson
  • 3Meredith
  • 14WallaceSubstituted forFergusonat 82'minutes
  • 23Saville
  • 6Williams
  • 22O'BrienBooked at 9minsSubstituted forOnyedinmaat 63'minutes
  • 20MorisonBooked at 90mins
  • 9GregorySubstituted forElliottat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Craig
  • 10Onyedinma
  • 11Ferguson
  • 13King
  • 18Tunnicliffe
  • 19Elliott
  • 35Cooper
Referee:
Darren England
Attendance:
18,230

Match Stats

Home TeamBristol CityAway TeamMillwall
Possession
Home59%
Away41%
Shots
Home10
Away14
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home5
Away16
Fouls
Home14
Away18

Live Text

Match ends, Bristol City 0, Millwall 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Bristol City 0, Millwall 0.

Attempt blocked. George Saville (Millwall) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Fred Onyedinma (Millwall) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Eros Pisano (Bristol City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Tom Elliott (Millwall).

Corner, Millwall. Conceded by Nathan Baker.

Foul by Gary O'Neil (Bristol City).

Shaun Williams (Millwall) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Steve Morison (Millwall) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Bailey Wright (Bristol City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Steve Morison (Millwall).

Attempt saved. Bailey Wright (Bristol City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jamie Paterson with a cross.

Corner, Bristol City. Conceded by Shaun Williams.

Attempt blocked. Cauley Woodrow (Bristol City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Jamie Paterson.

Gary O'Neil (Bristol City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Shaun Williams (Millwall).

Bailey Wright (Bristol City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Steve Morison (Millwall).

Attempt missed. Tom Elliott (Millwall) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by George Saville.

Booking

Bobby Reid (Bristol City) is shown the yellow card for dangerous play.

Dangerous play by Bobby Reid (Bristol City).

Jordan Archer (Millwall) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Bobby Reid (Bristol City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Shaun Hutchinson (Millwall).

Corner, Millwall. Conceded by Callum O'Dowda.

Foul by Eros Pisano (Bristol City).

Tom Elliott (Millwall) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Callum O'Dowda (Bristol City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Shaun Hutchinson (Millwall).

Substitution

Substitution, Millwall. Shane Ferguson replaces Jed Wallace.

Foul by Gary O'Neil (Bristol City).

George Saville (Millwall) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Millwall. Tom Elliott replaces Lee Gregory.

Offside, Millwall. James Meredith tries a through ball, but Lee Gregory is caught offside.

Gary O'Neil (Bristol City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Fred Onyedinma (Millwall).

Callum O'Dowda (Bristol City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by James Meredith (Millwall).

Bailey Wright (Bristol City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Cardiff440081712
2Ipswich440094512
3Wolves43017439
4Nottm Forest43018629
5Leeds42205238
6QPR42115417
7Preston42112117
8Derby42114407
9Middlesbrough42024316
10Sheff Utd420223-16
11Bristol City41216515
12Sunderland41215505
13Sheff Wed41213305
14Hull41128714
15Birmingham411234-14
16Aston Villa411268-24
17Norwich411268-24
18Reading411235-24
19Fulham403123-13
20Barnsley410347-33
21Burton410338-53
22Bolton402246-22
23Millwall402246-22
24Brentford401359-41
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