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.