Caley Thistle played out a stalemate with Dunfermline, with the game finishing 0-0 at the Caledonian Stadium.

Billy Mckay had the best chance of the match with a penalty after 18 minutes, but saw his spot kick saved by Pars keeper Deniz Mehmet.

Manager Duncan Ferguson made two changes to the side which drew with Arbroath on Saturday with Wallace Duffy and Billy Mckay coming into the side for, the injured, Charlie Gilmour and Aribim Pepple.

It was a tight opening to the match but Caley Thistle were awarded a penalty after 17 minutes on the clock as Cammy Kerr was fouled by Paul Allan in the box.

Captain Billy Mckay stepped up to take the spot kick but saw his effort saved by Deniz Mehmet.

Dunfermline looked to take the lead with their first chance of the match after 21 minutes as Miles Welch-Hayes headed wide from a Matthew Todd cross.

Danny Devine had chances through a couple of headers from corners put into the box by Cameron Harper and Sean McAllister but both efforts were over and behind.

Devine was called into action right at the end of the first-half, the centre-back got back and put in a fantastic block to clear Alex Jakubiak’s shot off the line after the striker had rounded Mark Ridgers after going clean through on goal.

In the second-half, Sean McAllister saw his effort deflected over the bar after meeting Nathan Shaw’s ball into the bar after 49 minutes.

Danny Devine went close as he met Sean McAllister’s corner in the box after 56 minutes but his header was wide.

Mark Ridgers was called into action late on as he kept out Miles Welch-Hayes’ header, tipping it over the bar.

The match ended in a draw, keeping Caley Thistle in 9th position in the table ahead of this Saturday’s trip to face Greenock Morton this Saturday.