Promotion duo play out scoreless draw

Dublin City 0 Sligo Rovers 0

Dublin City 0 Sligo Rovers 0

Last season's promoted pair had to settle for a point from this uninspiring tussle at Dalymount Park.

Vikings had perhaps the best chance of a dour first half on 15 minutes.

Keith Doyle’s free-kick from the left was met by David Freeman, but Tuesday night’s hero when hitting a late winner to beat Kildare County in the League Cup, flicked his header just wide.

Sligo were the better side after the break with Paul McTiernan heading inches wide from a Matt Judge cross on 68 minutes.

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