Oxford United held on for a goalless draw with play-off rivals Gillingham, keeping their first clean sheet in 24 games in the process.
Striker Cody McDonald hit the post in the last minute with a header as the Gills dominated the latter stages.
Adebayo Akinfenwa missed several chances for the hosts, including shooting wide from close range after keeper Ryan Clarke spilled the ball.
James Constable had Oxford's best chance but fired into the side netting.
Gillingham manager Andy Hessenthaler told BBC Radio Kent: "We didn't get going in the first half, the wind had a big effect on the game. I thought we should have taken the wind out of the game by playing the ball on the floor, but it was difficult.
"In the second half we made a few changes, and they helped us a little bit with fresh legs coming on. If the game had gone on a little bit longer perhaps we would have won it because we were threatening in the last 10 minutes.
"Considering Cody McDonald had the paramedics out to his house on Thursday because of a sickness bug, he did really well to last the 90 minutes. He even hit the bar near the end and nearly scored.
"Oxford played a system where they put a man in front of Adebayo Akinfenwa and stopped the service to him. That frustrated us a little bit. Overall I'm disappointed not to get three points at home."
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Saturday, 5 February 2011
Npower League Two
15 Lawrence yellow card
18 Jackman (Payne 70)
04 Weston (Oli 82)
32 Martin (Rooney 58)
14 Hall (Heslop 88)
29 Craddock (Hackney 67)
32 MacLean yellow card (Potter 67)
Ref: HegleyAtt: 5,364
Attempts on target
Attempts off target
93:37 The game is over, as the referee blows his whistle.
90:00+3:02 Corner from the left by-line taken by Luke Rooney, Jake Wright makes a clearance.
90:00+0:34 Corner taken right-footed by Luke Rooney from the left by-line, Cody McDonald takes a shot.
88:10 Shot by Adebayo Akinfenwa. Save by Ryan Clarke.
87:23 Substitution Asa Hall goes off and Simon Heslop comes on.
85:02 Adebayo Akinfenwa produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty area and misses left.
81:58 Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Luke Rooney.
81:13 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Barry Fuller by Simon Hackney. Luke Rooney crosses the ball in from the free
kick, clearance by Anthony Tonkin.
81:13 Substitution Dennis Oli replaces Curtis Weston.
78:10 James Constable is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Alan Julian takes the free kick.
76:42 James Constable fouled by Matthew Lawrence, the ref awards a free kick. Simon Hackney delivers the ball from the free kick
left-footed from right wing, blocked by Curtis Weston.
74:14 Curtis Weston concedes a free kick for a foul on Ben Purkiss. Paul McLaren restarts play with the free kick.
72:00 Shot from close range by Adebayo Akinfenwa misses to the right of the goal.
71:34 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jack Payne by Alfie Potter. Direct free kick taken by John Nutter.
69:24 Substitution (Gillingham) makes a substitution, with Jack Payne coming on for Danny Jackman.
68:01 The official flags James Constable offside. Alan Julian takes the free kick.
66:27 Substitution (Oxford Utd) makes a substitution, with Simon Hackney coming on for Tom Craddock.
66:08 Substitution Alfie Potter is brought on as a substitute for Steven MacLean.
65:55 Shot from outside the penalty box by Luke Rooney goes wide right of the goal.
65:09 Cody McDonald takes a shot. Save by Ryan Clarke.
63:47 Foul by Adebayo Akinfenwa on Jake Wright, free kick awarded. Ryan Clarke restarts play with the free kick.
62:17 Asa Hall challenges Curtis Weston unfairly and gives away a free kick. Danny Jackman restarts play with the free kick.
57:59 Foul by Cody McDonald on Jake Wright, free kick awarded. Ryan Clarke restarts play with the free kick.
57:59 Substitution Luke Rooney replaces Joe Martin.
55:41 Foul by Garry Richards on Tom Craddock, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed by Paul McLaren, clearance made by Joe Martin.
54:30 Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Paul McLaren from the right by-line, clearance made by Adebayo Akinfenwa.
53:37 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James Constable by Matthew Lawrence. The free kick is swung in right-footed by
53:11 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Harry Worley by Cody McDonald. Free kick taken by Ryan Clarke.
50:13 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Matthew Lawrence by James Constable. Free kick taken by Alan Julian.
49:39 Handball decision goes against Asa Hall. Alan Julian restarts play with the free kick.
45:50 Free kick awarded for a foul by Steven MacLean on Danny Jackman. Alan Julian takes the free kick.
45:01 The referee starts the second half.
45:00+1:29 The first half comes to an end.
45:00+0:54 Corner taken by Danny Jackman.
44:48 Free kick awarded for a foul by Steven MacLean on Matthew Lawrence. Alan Julian restarts play with the free kick.
44:29 Booking Steven MacLean is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour.
44:14 Booking Matthew Lawrence goes into the book for unsporting behaviour.
42:15 Foul by Matthew Lawrence on Steven MacLean, free kick awarded. Anthony Tonkin restarts play with the free kick.
41:01 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Garry Richards by James Constable. Alan Julian takes the direct free kick.
40:25 The referee penalises James Constable for handball. Alan Julian takes the free kick.
38:42 Tom Craddock has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide left of the target.
38:28 The referee penalises Matthew Lawrence for handball. Direct free kick taken by Paul McLaren.
36:46 Barry Fuller gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Paul McLaren. Free kick taken by Ryan Clarke.
35:33 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Steven MacLean by Curtis Weston. Direct free kick taken by Ryan Clarke.
34:59 Outswinging corner taken by Danny Jackman from the left by-line, clearance by Ben Purkiss.
34:31 Tom Craddock is adjudged to have handled the ball. Alan Julian restarts play with the free kick.
30:15 Corner taken right-footed by Paul McLaren, Adebayo Akinfenwa manages to make a clearance.
29:58 Corner taken right-footed by Paul McLaren from the right by-line, clearance by Garry Richards.
25:19 Ben Purkiss gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Joe Martin. Alan Julian takes the direct free kick.
20:47 Unfair challenge on Danny Jackman by Asa Hall results in a free kick. Alan Julian takes the direct free kick.
17:00 Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Paul McLaren from the right by-line, Curtis Weston manages to make a clearance.
12:46 Shot from close range by Steven MacLean clears the bar.
12:15 Anthony Tonkin fouled by Curtis Weston, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Paul McLaren.
10:09 Corner taken short by Paul McLaren.
9:41 Outswinging corner taken by Paul McLaren from the right by-line.
9:21 James Constable takes a shot. Alan Julian makes a save.
8:03 Effort from deep inside the area by Adebayo Akinfenwa misses to the right of the goal.
6:11 Tom Craddock fouled by Matthew Lawrence, the ref awards a free kick. Steven MacLean takes the direct free kick.
2:27 Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Danny Jackman from the left by-line, Garry Richards takes a shot. Ryan Clarke makes
2:12 Curtis Weston takes a shot. Jake Wright gets a block in.
0:00 The match gets underway.
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