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Bury 0-0 Crewe Alexandra

Crewe Alexandra remain deep in League One relegation trouble despite a spirited goalless draw at Bury.

Alex goalkeeper Ben Garratt saved from Leon Clarke and Tom Soares, while Andrew Tutte fired over the bar.

But the visitors improved after the break and Ryan Colclough put his shot inches wide from 20 yards.

Bury continued to create and waste chances but Crewe almost won it in the 90th minute when Marcus Haber's shot was stopped on the line by Reece Brown.

The Alex move off the bottom of the table but are seven points from safety, while Bury move up to 12th and are six points adrift of the play-offs.

Line-ups

Bury

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Lawlor
  • 19Soares
  • 40Brown
  • 5Clarke
  • 3Hussey
  • 4Tutte
  • 22PughSubstituted forMayorat 58'minutes
  • 6EtuhuBooked at 88mins
  • 18O'SullivanBooked at 65minsSubstituted forJonesat 66'minutes
  • 9Clarke
  • 11PopeSubstituted forLoweat 70'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Mellis
  • 10Mayor
  • 14Jones
  • 15Lowe
  • 20Burgess
  • 27Cameron
  • 32Rose

Crewe

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Garratt
  • 2Turton
  • 6Nugent
  • 29Ajayi
  • 3GuthrieBooked at 63mins
  • 15Fox
  • 20Jones
  • 27Colclough
  • 10InmanSubstituted forHowellat 80'minutes
  • 11CooperSubstituted forBakayogoat 80'minutes
  • 9Haber

Substitutes

  • 13Richards
  • 14Saunders
  • 19Baillie
  • 23Ng
  • 25Ainley
  • 32Howell
  • 41Bakayogo
Referee:
Darren England
Attendance:
2,343

Match Stats

Home TeamBuryAway TeamCrewe
Possession
Home60%
Away40%
Shots
Home13
Away5
Shots on Target
Home4
Away0
Corners
Home6
Away2
Fouls
Home18
Away10

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Bury 0, Crewe Alexandra 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Bury 0, Crewe Alexandra 0.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Kelvin Etuhu (Bury).

  4. Post update

    Ryan Colclough (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  5. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Marcus Haber (Crewe Alexandra) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

  6. Booking

    Kelvin Etuhu (Bury) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Kelvin Etuhu (Bury).

  8. Post update

    Ryan Colclough (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  9. Post update

    Attempt missed. Andrew Tutte (Bury) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  10. Post update

    Ben Nugent (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Leon Clarke (Bury).

  12. Post update

    Attempt saved. Leon Clarke (Bury) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  13. Post update

    Chris Hussey (Bury) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  14. Post update

    Foul by James Jones (Crewe Alexandra).

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Crewe Alexandra. Zoumana Bakayogo replaces George Cooper.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Crewe Alexandra. Joe Howell replaces Bradden Inman.

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Leon Clarke (Bury) header from the right side of the six yard box is too high.

  18. Post update

    Ryan Lowe (Bury) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Oliver Turton (Crewe Alexandra).

  20. Post update

    Corner, Crewe Alexandra. Conceded by Reece Brown.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton27183636211557
2Gillingham28166655352054
3Walsall27158445261953
4Wigan281310545291649
5Coventry28139647301748
6Millwall27134104337643
7Sheff Utd2811984539642
8Peterborough281251153411241
9Southend2711883634241
10Port Vale28117103332140
11Bradford2610882628-238
12Bury27107103640-437
13Barnsley27113134442236
14Doncaster2899103437-336
15Swindon27105124245-335
16Scunthorpe27105123136-535
17Rochdale2697103536-134
18Blackpool2886142735-830
19Chesterfield2893163848-1030
20Shrewsbury2885153347-1429
21Fleetwood2677123335-228
22Oldham27412112740-1324
23Crewe2757152749-2222
24Colchester2857163665-2922
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