Half-time: Bristol Rovers 0 Morecambe 0
Bristol Rovers will need to find a little more creativity if they are to secure their first victory of the season at the Memorial Stadium this afternoon.
Mark McGhee's side have been dominant in possession of the ball throughout a relatively uneventful opening period – but have yet to really force Morecambe goalkeeper Barry Roche into a meaningful save.
Indeed, it was Morecambe that went closest to breaking the deadlock when midfielder Andrew Wright was left holding his head in his hands after seeing his shot from distance come back off the post in the 15th minute.
Rovers, meanwhile, had registered the first effort on target a couple of minutes earlier – but Roche comfortably collected Lee Brown's attempt to convert a direct free-kick from 20 yards out.
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Roche was stretched a little more when defender Tom Parkes pulled the trigger from just outside the box in the 36th minute – but other than efforts from distance off the boots of David Clarkson and Eliot Richards, a well-disciplined and organised Morecambe side has been rarely troubled.
New signing Cian Bolger, meanwhile, had started on the bench after agreeing a six-month loan deal to join from Leicester City last night as McGhee chose to name the same starting line-up as that which had carved out a 3-1 lead before the game at Wycombe was abandoned last weekend.
Rovers: Walker; Smith, Virgo, Parkes, Paterson; Richards, Gill, W Brown, L Brown; Harrold, Clarkson. Subs: Gough, Broghammer, Norburn, Bolger, Clucas, Lund, Anyinsah.
Morecambe: Roche; Parrish, Fenton, Haining, McCready, Trelfall; McDonald, Alessandra, Wright; Ellison, Burrow. Subs: Arestidou, Reid, Brodie, Drummond, Mwasile, Redshaw, Carlton.