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Morecambe 0-0 Crewe Alexandra

Morecambe and Crewe had to settle for a point each in League Two after two stunning goalkeeping performances in a goalless draw at the Globe Arena.

The hosts came closest to breaking the deadlock when Lee Molyneux hit the crossbar in the 67th minute after being played-in on goal by Aaron Wildig.

The Shrimps were also denied by a superb save from Ben Garratt, who got down smartly to hold a swerving long-range effort by Michael Rose, while Oliver Turton almost put a right-wing cross into his own goal.

Crewe also had their moments in front of goal, with their best effort coming from James Jones on 62 minutes as he ran on to Charlie Kirk's lay-off but saw his shot from 12 yards brilliantly tipped over by Barry Roche.

The Morecambe keeper denied the same Crewe player in the first half with a flying save before the visitors went close with long-range efforts from Turton and Alex Kiwomya flying just wide.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Morecambe

  • 1Roche
  • 6Winnard
  • 5EdwardsBooked at 90mins
  • 16Whitmore
  • 3McGowanSubstituted forMullinat 44'minutes
  • 15WildigSubstituted forMassankaat 80'minutes
  • 8MurphySubstituted forMolyneuxat 65'minutes
  • 24Rose
  • 14Conlan
  • 17Fleming
  • 11Ellison

Substitutes

  • 2Wakefield
  • 7Mullin
  • 10Molyneux
  • 12Nizic
  • 19Massanka
  • 21Jennings
  • 27Jordan

Crewe

  • 1Garratt
  • 2Turton
  • 4Davis
  • 3Guthrie
  • 14Bakayogo
  • 22Kiwomya
  • 8Jones
  • 18Bingham
  • 11Cooper
  • 9Dagnall
  • 20KirkSubstituted forAinleyat 81'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Ray
  • 6Nugent
  • 10Saunders
  • 13Richards
  • 15Hollands
  • 17Udoh
  • 25Ainley
Referee:
Ben Toner
Attendance:
1,722

Match Stats

Home TeamMorecambeAway TeamCrewe
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home11
Away8
Shots on Target
Home5
Away3
Corners
Home6
Away12
Fouls
Home5
Away3

Live Text

Match ends, Morecambe 0, Crewe Alexandra 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Morecambe 0, Crewe Alexandra 0.

Booking

Ryan Edwards (Morecambe) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt missed. James Jones (Crewe Alexandra) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left from a direct free kick.

George Cooper (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Andrew Fleming (Morecambe).

Corner, Crewe Alexandra. Conceded by Luke Conlan.

Callum Ainley (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Michael Rose (Morecambe).

Attempt missed. Kevin Ellison (Morecambe) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by James Jones.

Substitution

Substitution, Crewe Alexandra. Callum Ainley replaces Charlie Kirk.

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Ntumba Massanka replaces Aaron Wildig.

Attempt missed. Alex Kiwomya (Crewe Alexandra) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Corner, Crewe Alexandra. Conceded by Dean Winnard.

Attempt blocked. George Cooper (Crewe Alexandra) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Corner, Crewe Alexandra. Conceded by Alex Whitmore.

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Oliver Turton.

Foul by Paul Mullin (Morecambe).

Billy Bingham (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Crewe Alexandra. Conceded by Dean Winnard.

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Oliver Turton.

Lee Molyneux (Morecambe) hits the bar with a right footed shot from the right side of the box.

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Lee Molyneux replaces Peter Murphy.

Corner, Crewe Alexandra. Conceded by Barry Roche.

Attempt saved. James Jones (Crewe Alexandra) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Kevin Ellison (Morecambe) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Andrew Fleming (Morecambe) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Aaron Wildig (Morecambe) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Kevin Ellison (Morecambe) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Michael Rose (Morecambe) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Second Half

Second Half begins Morecambe 0, Crewe Alexandra 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Morecambe 0, Crewe Alexandra 0.

Corner, Crewe Alexandra. Conceded by Dean Winnard.

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Paul Mullin replaces Aaron McGowan because of an injury.

Corner, Crewe Alexandra. Conceded by Dean Winnard.

Attempt saved. Andrew Fleming (Morecambe) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Aaron McGowan (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Zoumana Bakayogo (Crewe Alexandra).

Attempt missed. Chris Dagnall (Crewe Alexandra) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is close, but misses to the left.

goal

As It Stood

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2Plymouth24153637251248
3Carlisle241210245311446
4Portsmouth24126637221542
5Wycombe2412573226641
6Luton24108634221238
7Cambridge2411583526938
8Colchester2410683629736
9Barnet249963333036
10Blackpool2497836251134
11Exeter24103113327633
12Grimsby249693228433
13Crawley2495103038-832
14Yeovil2486102528-330
15Stevenage2493123539-430
16Mansfield247982329-630
17Crewe2461082431-728
18Hartlepool246993342-927
19Morecambe2383122741-1427
20Leyton Orient2474132634-825
21Accrington2467112331-825
22Notts County2464142744-1722
23Cheltenham2449112437-1321
24Newport2345142741-1417
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