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New signing Chris Marsh made his Wycombe debut following his £30,000 move from Walsall and fellow newcomer Guy Whittingham also made his first start. Those two were the only changes in the Wycombe line-up from Saturday, with Dave Carroll and Roy Essandoh being relegated to the bench.
Millwall dominated for large periods of this game but it came after Wycombe had nearly been gifted an early opening. Lions 'keeper Willy Gueret made a mess of a 'friendly', if not slightly over hit, back pass from Jamie Bates in only the second minute and it resulted in two corners in quick succession. All this came after Andy Rammell had 'collided' with Sean Dyche and referee Clive Wilkes gave a drop ball in midfield.
It prompted a fierce spell of pressure from Millwall. On seven minutes Richard Saddlier weaved in from the right but Martin Taylor made the first of several top draw saves by finger tipping the ball wide of the far post.
Three minutes later Taylor was at full stretch to save a Neil Harris effort from around 20 yards and moments later Harris had a goal ruled out for offside.
Dannie Bulman lobbed an effort over the Millwall crossbar on 14 minutes as Wycombe clawed their way back into the game before the best move of the half on 23 minutes ended with Chris Vinnicombe firing the ball behind from out on the left flank.
Whittingham had two half-chances in the latter stages of the half - first seeing a weak flick header saved with ease by Gueret on 30 minutes and then five minutes before the break he shot straight at The Lions 'keeper after Keith Ryan had set up the ex-Pompey man.
The best chance of the evening fell to Wycombe when Michael Simpson saw a volley from 15 yards blocked by the legs of Millwall 'keeper Willy Gueret after Whittingham had flicked on following good work from both Carroll and Rammell. Carroll had replaced a tiring Ryan at the break and it worked to give Wycombe more creativity in midfield.
But still Wycombe had to rely on Taylor to tip over a Harris shot on the hour mark and later to get down well to push away a David Livermore free-kick.
Wycombe introduced Roy Essandoh and George Clegg in the latter stages while Millwall brought on veteran striker Tony Cottee. For the quiz buffs, Cottee became the first outfield player to play in all four English Leagues in one season after seen spells with Leicester, Norwich and Barnet.
None of the substitutes had much impact on the game and it was left for Taylor to save on the line from Stuart Nethercott's header in the dying minutes to complete the serious action of the night.
Millwall have not beaten Wycombe in four attempts this season and will be glad to see the back of The Wanderers and especially Martin Taylor who was in fine form yet again to frustrate The Lions.
Final Score Wycombe 0 Millwall 0
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