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Millwall 1-1 Coventry City

Aiden O'Brien's second-half tap-in denied Coventry their first win of the season as Millwall rescued a point.

The home side had early chances, David Worrall heading over from Joe Martin's cross, while Byron Webster wasted an opportunity from a Worrall corner inside the first 15 minutes.

But Coventry led after 22 minutes through Marvin Sordell's first goal for the club.

The forward showed strength under pressure to swivel and fire home from 25 yards for only the Sky Blues' third league goal this term.

Coventry keeper Reice Charles-Cook's attempted clearance played in O'Brien before half-time, but he dragged his shot wide.

The visitors repeatedly went close after the break, Sordell's header trickling inches wide before Tony Craig deflected his shot behind minutes later.

Superb play from Steve Morison on 71 minutes, skinning Jordan Turnbull before setting up O'Brien from close range, set up a grandstand finish.

Substitute Jodi Jones' free-kick forced a quality save from Jordan Archer, while Morison headed narrowly wide.

Reports supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Millwall

  • 1Archer
  • 3MartinBooked at 78mins
  • 5Craig
  • 12Romeo
  • 17Webster
  • 6Williams
  • 7Worrall
  • 8ThompsonSubstituted forButcherat 76'minutesBooked at 83mins
  • 10OnyedinmaSubstituted forFergusonat 60'minutes
  • 20Morison
  • 22O'BrienSubstituted forPhilpotat 88'minutes

Substitutes

  • 11Wylde
  • 15Nelson
  • 16Butcher
  • 18Ferguson
  • 26Abdou
  • 28Philpot
  • 31King

Coventry

  • 23Charles-Cook
  • 18Ricketts
  • 4Turnbull
  • 2Willis
  • 15PageSubstituted forKelly-Evansat 64'minutes
  • 22SterryBooked at 90mins
  • 13Gadzhev
  • 5Bigirimana
  • 11ReidSubstituted forAgyeiat 79'minutes
  • 8LameirasSubstituted forJonesat 75'minutes
  • 17Sordell

Substitutes

  • 1Burge
  • 9Agyei
  • 10Jones
  • 21Wright
  • 29Harries
  • 30Kelly-Evans
  • 31Stevenson
Referee:
Andy Davies
Attendance:
8,755

Match Stats

Home TeamMillwallAway TeamCoventry
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home11
Away8
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home6
Away5
Fouls
Home7
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Millwall 1, Coventry City 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Millwall 1, Coventry City 1.

Attempt missed. Steve Morison (Millwall) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Booking

Jamie Sterry (Coventry City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Shane Ferguson (Millwall) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Jamie Sterry (Coventry City).

Callum Butcher (Millwall) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Gael Bigirimana (Coventry City).

Substitution

Substitution, Millwall. Jamie Philpot replaces Aiden O'Brien because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Callum Butcher (Millwall) header from the centre of the box is too high.

Shaun Williams (Millwall) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Devon Kelly-Evans (Coventry City).

Attempt missed. Steve Morison (Millwall) header from the right side of the six yard box misses to the right.

Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by Jordan Archer.

Jodi Jones (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Callum Butcher (Millwall).

Attempt saved. Steve Morison (Millwall) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Millwall. Conceded by Gael Bigirimana.

Corner, Millwall. Conceded by Devon Kelly-Evans.

Attempt missed. Jamie Sterry (Coventry City) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Coventry City. Daniel Agyei replaces Kyel Reid.

Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by Joe Martin.

Booking

Joe Martin (Millwall) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Jodi Jones (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Joe Martin (Millwall).

Substitution

Substitution, Millwall. Callum Butcher replaces Ben Thompson.

Substitution

Substitution, Coventry City. Jodi Jones replaces Ruben Lameiras.

Foul by Byron Webster (Millwall).

Marvin Sordell (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Millwall 1, Coventry City 1. Aiden O'Brien (Millwall) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Steve Morison.

Substitution

Substitution, Coventry City. Devon Kelly-Evans replaces Lewis Page.

Attempt missed. Sam Ricketts (Coventry City) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right following a corner.

Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by Ben Thompson.

Attempt blocked. Ruben Lameiras (Coventry City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Millwall. Shane Ferguson replaces Fred Onyedinma.

Attempt missed. Shaun Williams (Millwall) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Vladimir Gadzhev (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Shaun Williams (Millwall).

Attempt missed. Steve Morison (Millwall) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Marvin Sordell (Coventry City) header from very close range misses to the right following a corner.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bolton7430106415
2Scunthorpe64111771013
3Bradford734095413
4Fleetwood7331127512
5Millwall73311311212
6Peterborough73221510511
7Bury7322128411
8Northampton725085311
9Port Vale732298111
10Gillingham73221113-211
11Oxford Utd731388010
12Sheff Utd7313911-210
13Charlton62319729
14Chesterfield72239908
15MK Dons7223810-28
16Swindon622268-28
17Oldham714247-37
18Shrewsbury7214812-47
19Bristol Rovers512279-25
20Walsall6123710-35
21Wimbledon7124812-45
22Southend7124613-75
23Coventry704338-54
24Rochdale7034610-43
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