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Coventry City 0-0 Shrewsbury Town

Coventry and Shrewsbury picked up their first points of the season but are both yet to find the net in League One.

Coventry dominated the first half without really troubling Shrewsbury keeper Jayson Leutwiler.

Kyel Reid blazed an effort wide when he should have scored while Andy Rose headed the wrong side of the post.

Shrewsbury had to up their game in the second half, a couple of changes at the break giving them a much-needed spark.

Louis Dodds shot over in the 51st minute before having an effort deflected wide 60 seconds later.

Coventry should have taken the lead just after the hour mark but Rose's shot from an angle took a nick off a Shrewsbury defender.

The home side then had to play the rest of the game with 10 men after Sky Blues substitute Kwame Thomas was stretchered off on 81 minutes after going down heavily after a challenge on the halfway line.

Ivan Toney could have won it at the death for the visitors but smacked against the bar from 12 yards before Coventry old boy Jim O'Brien then missed an easy chance.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Coventry

  • 23Charles-Cook
  • 2Willis
  • 18RickettsBooked at 51mins
  • 29HarriesBooked at 64mins
  • 6Rose
  • 31StevensonBooked at 58mins
  • 13Gadzhev
  • 15PageBooked at 68mins
  • 10JonesSubstituted forTudgayat 56'minutes
  • 11ReidSubstituted forThomasat 75'minutesSubstituted forat 83'minutes
  • 8LameirasSubstituted forSpenceat 67'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Burge
  • 14Thomas
  • 20Tudgay
  • 24Haynes
  • 25Finch
  • 30Kelly-Evans
  • 32Spence

Shrewsbury

  • 1Leutwiler
  • 2RileyBooked at 12mins
  • 24El-AbdBooked at 49mins
  • 4McGivern
  • 12Brown
  • 18Deegan
  • 16SarcevicSubstituted forLancashireat 45'minutes
  • 30JonesSubstituted forBlackat 45'minutes
  • 10DoddsBooked at 45mins
  • 11O'Brien
  • 9ToneyBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 3Sadler
  • 5Lancashire
  • 6Black
  • 7Whalley
  • 8Ogogo
  • 19Mangan
  • 21Halstead
Referee:
Ross Joyce
Attendance:
10,296

Match Stats

Home TeamCoventryAway TeamShrewsbury
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home15
Away8
Shots on Target
Home4
Away1
Corners
Home12
Away3
Fouls
Home16
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Coventry City 0, Shrewsbury Town 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Coventry City 0, Shrewsbury Town 0.

Attempt missed. Marcus Tudgay (Coventry City) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right following a corner.

Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by Adam El-Abd.

Booking

Ivan Toney (Shrewsbury Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Sam Ricketts (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ivan Toney (Shrewsbury Town).

Hand ball by Marcus Tudgay (Coventry City).

Corner, Shrewsbury Town. Conceded by Sam Ricketts.

Attempt blocked. Louis Dodds (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Ivan Toney (Shrewsbury Town) hits the bar with a right footed shot from the centre of the box.

Foul by Jordan Willis (Coventry City).

Ivan Toney (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Kwame Thomas went off injured after Coventry City had used all subs.

Foul by Ben Stevenson (Coventry City).

Ian Black (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Cian Harries (Coventry City) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left following a set piece situation.

Marcus Tudgay (Coventry City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Gary Deegan (Shrewsbury Town).

Foul by Lewis Page (Coventry City).

Joe Riley (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ben Stevenson (Coventry City).

Louis Dodds (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Coventry City. Kwame Thomas replaces Kyel Reid.

Kyel Reid (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jim O'Brien (Shrewsbury Town).

Kyel Reid (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Adam El-Abd (Shrewsbury Town).

Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by Ryan McGivern.

Attempt blocked. Kyle Spence (Coventry City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Kyel Reid (Coventry City) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Kyel Reid (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Junior Brown (Shrewsbury Town).

Attempt missed. Jim O'Brien (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Booking

Vladimir Gadzhev (Coventry City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Vladimir Gadzhev (Coventry City).

Ian Black (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Coventry City. Kyle Spence replaces Ruben Lameiras.

Attempt missed. Junior Brown (Shrewsbury Town) left footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Foul by Vladimir Gadzhev (Coventry City).

goal

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