Wolverhampton Wanderers missed out on a golden opportunity to close the gap on the top four in the points table on Friday as they played out a goalless draw against a 10-man Leicester City at Molineux. It was also an opportunity for Leicester to climb to number two in the points table with a win. Also Read - Chelsea Fans To Attend Board Meetings After Europian Super League Debacle
VAR had a massive influence in the game as it denied Willy Boly a goal at the stroke of half-time. It may have been a drab affair till the VAR controversy struck. Also Read - Football: Jose Mourinho to Replace Paulo Fonseca as AS Roma Coach From Serie A 2021-22 Season
In the second half, both sides came close to breaking the deadlock but the defence of both units stood strong and denying that goal. Also Read - NEW vs ARS Dream11 Team Prediction Premier League 2021: Captain, Vice-captain - Newcastle United vs Arsenal, Fantasy Tips, Predicted XIs For Today's Football Match at St. James’ Park 6:30 PM IST May 2 Sunday
Just 14 minutes before full-time, it seemed mayhem as Leicester midfielder Hamza Choudhury was sent off after he collected two bookings.
Seconds before the board for added time went up, Wolves wasted arguably the chance of the game.
It was a Moutinho corner that found Jimenez completely unmarked eight yards from goal, but the forward planted his effort just wide of the post, with Schmeichel stranded.
A 10-man Leicester did not budge as they kept the Wolves at bay which was commendable.
The match eventually ended in a goalless draw as both sides shared the spoils.
Currently, Liverpool are sitting pretty at the top of the points table with 73 points. They have had a phenomenal season. Liverpool are followed by Manchester City who have 51 points and at number three there is Leicester City, who have 50 points.