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Bristol Rovers 0-0 Peterborough United

Christy Pym's brilliant stoppage-time save from Ollie Clarke earned a point for Peterborough following a goalless draw with managerless Bristol Rovers in League One.

The midfielder looked set to win the game when finding space inside the box to drill a low left-footed shot, but Pym spread himself to block the effort.

Rovers goalkeeper Anssi Jaakkola also distinguished himself with a fine second-half save from Mo Eisa's goal-bound shot and a draw was a fair result to a game played in pouring rain as Peterborough moved into second place in the table.

A low-key first half saw Marcus Maddison shoot narrowly wide in a bright Peterborough start.

The visitors looked to have gone in front after 15 minutes when Jaakkola failed to hold a Joe Ward shot and Eisa netted the rebound, only to be flagged offside.

Liam Sercombe fired over with Rovers' only first-half effort and it took a saving tackle from Rollin Menayese to stop Ivan Toney opening the scoring for Posh after 38 minutes in a game of few clear-cut chances.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Bristol Rovers

Formation 3-5-2

  • 32Jaakkola
  • 24Menayese
  • 5CraigBooked at 82mins
  • 15KilgourBooked at 52mins
  • 33Rodman
  • 8O ClarkeBooked at 68mins
  • 6Upson
  • 7Sercombe
  • 11Leahy
  • 10NicholsSubstituted forAdeboyejoat 83'minutes
  • 17SmithSubstituted forClarke-Harrisat 65'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1van Stappershoef
  • 9Clarke-Harris
  • 18Kelly
  • 23Bennett
  • 28Tomlinson
  • 29Adeboyejo
  • 36Hargreaves

Peterborough

Formation 3-4-1-2

  • 1Pym
  • 24Mason
  • 16Bennett
  • 6Kent
  • 23Ward
  • 4Woodyard
  • 14Reed
  • 3ButlerBooked at 47mins
  • 11MaddisonSubstituted forTasdemirat 90+3'minutes
  • 7EisaSubstituted forJade-Jonesat 68'minutes
  • 17Toney

Substitutes

  • 20Tasdemir
  • 25O'Malley
  • 28Copping
  • 30Cartwright
  • 31Barker
  • 32Burrows
  • 37Jade-Jones
Referee:
John Busby
Attendance:
8,030

Match Stats

Home TeamBristol RoversAway TeamPeterborough
Possession
Home44%
Away56%
Shots
Home16
Away14
Shots on Target
Home3
Away4
Corners
Home1
Away6
Fouls
Home17
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Bristol Rovers 0, Peterborough United 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Bristol Rovers 0, Peterborough United 0.

  3. Post update

    Hand ball by Jonson Clarke-Harris (Bristol Rovers).

  4. Substitution

    Substitution, Peterborough United. Serhat Tasdemir replaces Marcus Maddison.

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. Liam Sercombe (Bristol Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Ollie Clarke.

  6. Post update

    Attempt saved. Ollie Clarke (Bristol Rovers) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Luke Leahy.

  7. Post update

    Attempt saved. Marcus Maddison (Peterborough United) left footed shot from long range on the left is saved in the bottom left corner.

  8. Post update

    Marcus Maddison (Peterborough United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Ollie Clarke (Bristol Rovers).

  10. Post update

    Attempt missed. Louis Reed (Peterborough United) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Ricky Jade-Jones.

  11. Post update

    Attempt missed. Liam Sercombe (Bristol Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Ed Upson.

  12. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ricky Jade-Jones (Peterborough United) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Joe Ward with a cross.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Bristol Rovers. Victor Adeboyejo replaces Tom Nichols.

  14. Post update

    Attempt missed. Joe Ward (Peterborough United) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left from a direct free kick.

  15. Booking

    Tony Craig (Bristol Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  16. Post update

    Ricky Jade-Jones (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Tony Craig (Bristol Rovers).

  18. Post update

    Foul by Ricky Jade-Jones (Peterborough United).

  19. Post update

    Anssi Jaakkola (Bristol Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  20. Post update

    Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Rollin Menayese.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wycombe21127230151543
2Peterborough21106543251836
3Ipswich20106429161336
4Bristol Rovers2010552925435
5Coventry2181032623334
6Oxford Utd2096538201833
7Blackpool218943024633
8Rotherham2195734231132
9Fleetwood199463326731
10Portsmouth208753024631
11Shrewsbury208751920-131
12Gillingham217772623328
13Sunderland197662521427
14Burton207672423127
15Doncaster186752721625
16Lincoln City2073102123-224
17Accrington215883031-123
18Rochdale2164112336-1322
19Wimbledon2155112532-720
20Tranmere2055102334-1120
21MK Dons2152141833-1517
22Southend2214172462-387
23Bolton184591441-275
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