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Wrexham's 100% home record came to an end as they were held by Grimsby Town in the National League.

Connor Jennings and Dominic Vose went close for Wrexham in the first half while Jack Mackreth saw his shot deflected wide for the visitors.

Jennings had further chances to open the scoring but Grimsby held on for their first clean sheet this season.

Gary Mills' side remain unbeaten at home and stay third while the Mariners are ninth in the table.

Wrexham manager Gary Mills told BBC Radio Wales:

"I thought we were absolutely wonderful. From start to finish we played unbelievable football.

"I think that's probably the best we've played. We've played how I want us to play with a good tempo against a good side.

"We did dominate the game for quite a few periods but you have to be careful when you do because you can leave yourself open against teams like this that go and hurt you because they've got the quality to do that."

Grimsby Town manager Paul Hurst told BBC Radio Humberside:

"It's a very hard-earned point. Give Wrexham credit, they're obviously a good side, play very good football and they make the pitch big in possession.

"Credit to my players I think we worked hard, kept our discipline and had a few chances ourselves. I'm not saying we deserved to win the game, but at the same time I think very rarely you're going to have more of the ball against that Wrexham side but it's about keeping your discipline and playing and taking your chances whenever you can.

"We're not only playing a good Wrexham side, we're playing a Wrexham side full of confidence as well and we have to be proud of the fact that we have taken a point and the first team to do so from them at home."

Line-ups

Wrexham

  • 1Belford
  • 3Newton
  • 4Smith
  • 15EvansBooked at 25mins
  • 6Fyfield
  • 5Hudson
  • 16YorkSubstituted forSmithat 60'minutes
  • 8Vose
  • 9Gray
  • 10Jennings
  • 11Moke

Substitutes

  • 7Fowler
  • 12Carrington
  • 14Jackson
  • 17Smith
  • 22Royle

Grimsby

  • 1McKeown
  • 23East
  • 22Nsiala
  • 8DisleyBooked at 60mins
  • 6GowlingBooked at 31mins
  • 3Robertson
  • 7Mackreth
  • 11MonkhouseBooked at 36mins
  • 16ClaySubstituted forRobinsonat 90+2'minutes
  • 27TomlinsonSubstituted forMarshallat 76'minutes
  • 9BogleSubstituted forPittmanat 76'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Pearson
  • 10Amond
  • 14Marshall
  • 18Pittman
  • 25Robinson
Referee:
Robert Jones
Attendance:
4,818

Match Stats

Home TeamWrexhamAway TeamGrimsby
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home8
Away3
Shots on Target
Home0
Away2
Corners
Home7
Away4
Fouls
Home6
Away11

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Wrexham 0, Grimsby Town 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Wrexham 0, Grimsby Town 0.

  3. Substitution

    Substitution, Grimsby Town. Matt Robinson replaces Craig Clay.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Marcus Marshall (Grimsby Town).

  5. Post update

    Rob Evans (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Jack Mackreth (Grimsby Town).

  7. Post update

    Dominic Vose (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Connor Jennings (Wrexham) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Adam Smith (Wrexham).

  10. Post update

    Marcus Marshall (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick.

  11. Post update

    Offside, Grimsby Town. Marcus Marshall tries a through ball, but Marcus Marshall is caught offside.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Grimsby Town. Marcus Marshall replaces Ben Tomlinson.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Grimsby Town. Jon-Paul Pittman replaces Omar Bogle.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Aristote Nsiala (Grimsby Town).

  15. Post update

    Connor Jennings (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

  16. Post update

    Attempt missed. Connor Jennings (Wrexham) right footed shot from the left side of the box is too high.

  17. Post update

    Corner, Grimsby Town.

  18. Post update

    Offside, Wrexham. James Gray tries a through ball, but James Gray is caught offside.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Wrexham. Adam Smith replaces Wes York.

  20. Booking

    Craig Disley (Grimsby Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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