Second-placed Ipswich draw again in Stoke stalemate

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Luke McNally and Kayden JacksonIpswich's draw with Stoke was their fourth in five games since mid-December

Ipswich's poor run continued as they laboured to a goalless draw with Stoke at the Bet365 Stadium, where Jordan Thompson was sent off.

The hosts were reduced to 10 men midway through the second half when Thompson was dismissed after picking up a second yellow card, seemingly for something he said after being fouled by Conor Chaplin.

Second-placed Ipswich are now without a win in five matches and have scored just once in their past four games.

Stoke, meanwhile, remain unbeaten under Steven Schumacher, having won one and drawn three of their four matches since he took over as boss.

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Line-ups

Stoke

Formation 4-3-3

13Bonham24Tchamadeu23McNally5Rose17Hoever8BakerBooked at 51mins15ThompsonBooked at 67mins6Burger7Cunha VidigalSubstituted forWilmotat 74'minutes19MmaeeSubstituted forGayleat 80'minutes22BaeSubstituted forJohnsonat 80'minutes

Substitutes

11Gayle12Johnson16Wilmot18Wesley20Haksabanovic26Clark30Sidibe35Lowe45Simkin

Ipswich

Formation 4-2-3-1

31Hladky40TuanzebeSubstituted forLadapoat 87'minutes6Woolfenden4Edmundson2ClarkeBooked at 89mins25LuongoSubstituted forTaylorat 77'minutes5MorsyBooked at 33mins7Burns10ChaplinSubstituted forHarnessat 76'minutes33Broadhead19JacksonSubstituted forHutchinsonat 63'minutes

Substitutes

1Walton9Ladapo11Harness12Ball14Taylor18Williams20Hutchinson23Aluko30Humphreys

Referee:James Bell

Attendance:23,121

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Match ends, Stoke City 0, Ipswich Town 0.

Second Half ends, Stoke City 0, Ipswich Town 0.

Foul by Marcus Harness (Ipswich Town).

Dwight Gayle (Stoke City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by George Edmundson (Ipswich Town).

Dwight Gayle (Stoke City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Marcus Harness (Ipswich Town).

Lewis Baker (Stoke City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Harry Clarke (Ipswich Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Harry Clarke (Ipswich Town).

Daniel Johnson (Stoke City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution, Ipswich Town. Freddie Ladapo replaces Axel Tuanzebe.

Attempt missed. Jack Taylor (Ipswich Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Omari Hutchinson with a cross.

Offside, Ipswich Town. Omari Hutchinson is caught offside.

Marcus Harness (Ipswich Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Wouter Burger (Stoke City).

Substitution, Stoke City. Daniel Johnson replaces Bae Jun-Ho.

Substitution, Stoke City. Dwight Gayle replaces Ryan Mmaee.

Attempt blocked. Marcus Harness (Ipswich Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Wes Burns with a headed pass.

Substitution, Ipswich Town. Jack Taylor replaces Massimo Luongo.

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