Farsley Celtic came away from their long trip to West Norfolk with a well-deserved point – and back to back clean sheets.

The Celts, already without first choice centre backs Rudy Misambo and Tom Allan due to suspension, suffered an early setback when defender Isaac Assenso  limped out of the action. This left skipper Chris Atkinson to partner young Bradford loanee David Adewoju at the heart of the Farsley defence – and both excelled.

Lewis Turner and George Smith also had strong performances in defence.

In truth, this was a game of few clear-cut chances, with both defences on top and some loose passing from both sides.

Farsley started brightly, with Assenso and Clayton Donaldson both denied by good defending.

The home side’s best first half chance came from Stephens, but the ball flew comfortably over.

The Linnets edged a dour game in the second half, forcing a number of corners, but Farsley defended well and chances were hard to come by.

The visitors’ best chance fell to substitute Conor Branson, whose header landed on the roof of the net.

Four minutes were added on, and Lynn came close to the winner two minutes into it. A cross found Cybulski unmarked six yards out, but the forward didn’t connect fully with the header and Leban – barely troubled in the preceding 92 minutes – was able to gather comfortably.

The Celts will be happy with back-to-back clean sheets, particularly given injuries and suspensions, and entertain Rushall Olympic at The Citadel on Tuesday.