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Bristol Rovers 0-0 Burton Albion

Graham Coughlan made it 10 points from a possible 15 as Bristol Rovers caretaker boss with a goalless draw against Burton.

Ben Turner went closest to a winner for the Brewers with a 77th-minute header from a corner that flew inches wide.

Centre-back Turner had earlier been on hand to block a shot from Rovers substitute Liam Sercombe on the line in the 68th minute.

Burton created the best chance of a low-key first half after 41 minutes when Lucas Akins had a fierce shot parried by goalkeeper Jack Bonham following a through ball from Kieran Wallace.

Rovers found it hard to create anything and their only first-half effort of note was an early long-range shot from Michael Kelly which was comfortably saved by Brad Collins.

Coughlan can boast three wins and a draw from his five games in charge and looks favourite to succeed Darrell Clarke on a permanent basis.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Bristol Rovers

  • 13Bonham
  • 15J Clarke
  • 4Lockyer
  • 5Craig
  • 28KellySubstituted forNicholsat 85'minutes
  • 33Rodman
  • 24SinclairBooked at 47mins
  • 6UpsonSubstituted forLinesat 58'minutes
  • 29Martin
  • 20ReillySubstituted forSercombeat 53'minutes
  • 17Jakubiak

Substitutes

  • 7Sercombe
  • 9Payne
  • 10Nichols
  • 14Lines
  • 21Smith
  • 22Partington
  • 27Menayese

Burton

  • 40Collins
  • 2Brayford
  • 6Turner
  • 3Buxton
  • 19Hutchinson
  • 23Quinn
  • 12FoxSubstituted forFraserat 72'minutes
  • 10Akins
  • 11TempletonSubstituted forMillerat 75'minutes
  • 22Wallace
  • 16Myers-Harness

Substitutes

  • 1Bywater
  • 7Fraser
  • 9Sbarra
  • 14McCrory
  • 18Miller
  • 24Beardsley
  • 44Cole
Referee:
Scott Oldham
Attendance:
9,060

Match Stats

Home TeamBristol RoversAway TeamBurton
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home7
Away10
Shots on Target
Home2
Away3
Corners
Home9
Away9
Fouls
Home9
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Bristol Rovers 0, Burton Albion 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Bristol Rovers 0, Burton Albion 0.

Corner, Bristol Rovers. Conceded by John Brayford.

Corner, Bristol Rovers. Conceded by Bradley Collins.

Substitution

Substitution, Bristol Rovers. Tom Nichols replaces Michael Kelly.

Alex Rodman (Bristol Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Reece Hutchinson (Burton Albion).

Corner, Bristol Rovers. Conceded by Bradley Collins.

James Clarke (Bristol Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Will Miller (Burton Albion).

Attempt blocked. Alex Jakubiak (Bristol Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

James Clarke (Bristol Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Scott Fraser (Burton Albion).

Attempt missed. Ben Turner (Burton Albion) header from the centre of the box misses to the left following a corner.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Joe Martin.

Attempt blocked. Ben Turner (Burton Albion) header from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Jack Bonham.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Will Miller replaces David Templeton.

Corner, Bristol Rovers. Conceded by Reece Hutchinson.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Scott Fraser replaces Ben Fox.

Alex Rodman (Bristol Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by David Templeton (Burton Albion).

Foul by Tom Lockyer (Bristol Rovers).

Ben Fox (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Alex Rodman (Bristol Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt blocked. Alex Jakubiak (Bristol Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Alex Jakubiak (Bristol Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ben Turner (Burton Albion).

Substitution

Substitution, Bristol Rovers. Chris Lines replaces Ed Upson.

Foul by Tony Craig (Bristol Rovers).

Lucas Akins (Burton Albion) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Alex Jakubiak (Bristol Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Jake Buxton (Burton Albion).

Substitution

Substitution, Bristol Rovers. Liam Sercombe replaces Gavin Reilly.

Attempt saved. Alex Jakubiak (Bristol Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Joe Martin.

Attempt blocked. Ben Fox (Burton Albion) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Alex Rodman.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Tony Craig.

Booking

Stuart Sinclair (Bristol Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Portsmouth26176346242257
2Luton26157449242552
3Sunderland24148245232250
4Barnsley25137540221846
5Charlton26144842301246
6Doncaster26136747321545
7Peterborough26128645331244
8Coventry26115102829-138
9Southend26112133231135
10Blackpool259882625135
11Fleetwood2697103530534
12Accrington259792735-834
13Burton2595113033-332
14Wycombe2688103438-432
15Walsall2688102841-1332
16Shrewsbury2679102932-330
17Rochdale2686123352-1930
18Gillingham2684143643-728
19Bristol Rovers2676132529-427
20Bradford2683153140-927
21Scunthorpe2676133251-1927
22Oxford Utd2668123141-1026
23Plymouth2666143147-1624
24Wimbledon2664162037-1722
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