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Sheffield United 0-0 Gillingham

Gillingham strengthened their position in the League One play-off places despite a dour goalless draw against Sheffield United.

Blades striker Che Adams nearly broke the deadlock early on, but his thunderous effort rattled the crossbar.

The visitors pressed for an opener and were unlucky not to find one as Rory Donnelly's overhead kick flew over.

Luke Norris went close toa winner for Gillingham, but his effort was blocked on the line by Jay McEveley.

The result meant Gillingham sit comfortably in the play-off places in fifth position, with United nine points outside the top six in 10th.

Line-ups

Sheff Utd

  • 25Long
  • 21Baptiste
  • 34EdgarBooked at 26mins
  • 19McEveley
  • 8Coutts
  • 6Basham
  • 35Hammond
  • 7Flynn
  • 14Done
  • 10SharpBooked at 80mins
  • 29Adams

Substitutes

  • 1Howard
  • 17Woolford
  • 18Sammon
  • 27Calvert-Lewin
  • 32McGahey
  • 33Cuvelier
  • 36Whiteman

Gillingham

  • 1Nelson
  • 5EhmerBooked at 19mins
  • 6El-Abd
  • 50OshilajaBooked at 81mins
  • 2Jackson
  • 8HessenthalerSubstituted forWilliamsat 32'minutesSubstituted forDackat 82'minutes
  • 18Crofts
  • 44WrightBooked at 45mins
  • 24DickensonBooked at 52mins
  • 17DonnellySubstituted forMcDonaldat 62'minutes
  • 19NorrisBooked at 88mins

Substitutes

  • 3Garmston
  • 4Egan
  • 9Williams
  • 10McDonald
  • 12Morris
  • 15Morris
  • 23Dack
Referee:
Robert Lewis
Attendance:
18,152

Match Stats

Home TeamSheff UtdAway TeamGillingham
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home18
Away9
Shots on Target
Home8
Away1
Corners
Home12
Away1
Fouls
Home7
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Sheffield United 0, Gillingham 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Sheffield United 0, Gillingham 0.

Ryan Flynn (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Josh Wright (Gillingham).

Booking

Luke Norris (Gillingham) is shown the yellow card.

Che Adams (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Adedeji Oshilaja (Gillingham).

Attempt blocked. Dean Hammond (Sheffield United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Max Ehmer.

Attempt blocked. Alex Baptiste (Sheffield United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Ryan Jackson.

Substitution

Substitution, Gillingham. Bradley Dack replaces George Williams.

Booking

Adedeji Oshilaja (Gillingham) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Paul Coutts (Sheffield United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Adedeji Oshilaja (Gillingham).

Booking

Billy Sharp (Sheffield United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Luke Norris (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Billy Sharp (Sheffield United).

Attempt blocked. Paul Coutts (Sheffield United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Che Adams (Sheffield United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt blocked. Luke Norris (Gillingham) right footed shot from very close range is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Adedeji Oshilaja (Gillingham) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Foul by Dean Hammond (Sheffield United).

George Williams (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Che Adams (Sheffield United).

Ryan Jackson (Gillingham) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Chris Basham (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Brennan Dickenson (Gillingham).

Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Luke Norris.

Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Adedeji Oshilaja.

Attempt missed. Dean Hammond (Sheffield United) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Max Ehmer.

Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Brennan Dickenson.

Attempt missed. Matt Done (Sheffield United) header from the left side of the six yard box is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Gillingham. Cody McDonald replaces Rory Donnelly.

Attempt saved. Chris Basham (Sheffield United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Che Adams (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Max Ehmer (Gillingham).

Corner, Gillingham. Conceded by Dean Hammond.

Attempt missed. Max Ehmer (Gillingham) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wigan412214571363580
2Burton412371151351676
3Bradford412010114738970
4Millwall412091263451869
5Gillingham4019111065442168
6Walsall391911957411668
7Barnsley401951661501162
8Rochdale411710145953661
9Scunthorpe411611145044659
10Sheff Utd411611145853559
11Southend411611145554159
12Port Vale421611155051-159
13Coventry4115121459451457
14Peterborough41166196965454
15Bury411412155063-1354
16Swindon41149185767-1051
17Chesterfield41147205463-949
18Oldham401017134050-1047
19Fleetwood411113174851-346
20Shrewsbury401210184965-1646
21Blackpool42129213951-1245
22Doncaster41911214159-1838
23Colchester41911215287-3538
24Crewe41612234075-3530
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