Woking 0-0 Lincoln City

Lincoln goalkeeper Paul Farman produced a string of fine saves to earn a point for the Imps in their Conference Premier opener against Woking.

Farman denied Kevin Betsy in a lacklustre first period.

He then kept out efforts from Lee Sawyer and Josh Payne after the break as the home side pressed for a winner.

Bohan Dixon, a summer signing from Accrington, spurned Lincoln's best opportunity of the match, shooting over after a good spell of pressure.


Woking manager Garry Hill told BBC Surrey:

"I think every club looks to get a result and over the 90 minutes we've got a result. They made it hard for us and as much as we created chances, it wasn't coming off.

"We're still a little thin up top and we want to get another forward in at the club and we've been working hard all week to get one in.

"It was a tough game and the pleasing factor was we kept a clean sheet and we are already moving in the right direction."

Lincoln City manager Gary Simpson told BBC Radio Lincolnshire:

"We've come away from home for our first game of the season and to get a point and a clean sheet, there's a lot to be positive about.

"We knew it would be difficult, we knew they could play and had an aerial threat so overall I'm quite happy.

"We stuck to the formation we've been using in pre-season but with a workmanlike midfield instead of the flair players. We thought we might have to dig in to regain possession and up to a point that worked.

"Woking have been quite a few people's dark horses for the playoffs and you can see why, but it was probably a fair result."