Match ends, Salisbury City 0, Alfreton Town 0.
Salisbury City responded to their drubbing at Halifax by shoring things up in a dull draw against Alfreton.
City were thumped 5-1 last week, but turned in a much-improved defensive display against an out-of-sorts Reds.
After a first half devoid of action, the Whites had the best of the game's few chances in a dominant second.
Town were blunted pre-game when Shaun Harrad's partner went into labour and had only one shot - John Akinde's one-on-one chance blocked by Will Puddy.
Jamie White had the best effort of the match for Salisbury, but saw his chance shinned off the line by Chris Westwood with the keeper beaten.
The draw left the home side three points off the play-offs, with Alfreton remaining in third place.
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Salisbury City manager Mikey Harris told BBC Wiltshire:
"Very positive that we got a clean sheet on the back of conceding five on Tuesday.
"It was important that we responded and put in a shift defensively.
"We created enough chances to win the game twice over. Their keeper has made a few good saves.
"We've got four key players out and I'll take a lot of positives from that."
- 12KamdjoBooked at 45mins
- 4BrettBooked at 71mins
- 16DuttonBooked at 90mins
- 7McPheeSubstituted forFitchettat 80'minutes
- 13SinclairSubstituted forWellardat 71'minutes
- 2WoodSubstituted forMeadowsat 61'minutes
- 18AkindeBooked at 42minsSubstituted forClaytonat 79'minutes
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- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Salisbury City 0, Alfreton Town 0.
Brian Dutton (Salisbury City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Brian Dutton (Salisbury City).
Paul Clayton (Alfreton Town) wins a free kick.
Corner, Alfreton Town.
Attempt missed. Jamie White (Salisbury City) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.
Foul by Jamie White (Salisbury City).
Godfrey Poku (Alfreton Town) wins a free kick.
Substitution, Salisbury City. Dan Fitchett replaces Chris McPhee.
Substitution, Alfreton Town. Paul Clayton replaces John Akinde.
Offside, Alfreton Town. Michael Wylde tries a through ball, but Michael Wylde is caught offside.
Substitution, Salisbury City. Ricky Wellard replaces Rob Sinclair.
Ryan Brett (Salisbury City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Ryan Brett (Salisbury City).
Daniel Bradley (Alfreton Town) wins a free kick.
Corner, Salisbury City.
Corner, Salisbury City.
Foul by Connor Franklin (Alfreton Town).
Jamie White (Salisbury City) wins a free kick.