Millwall 0-0 Wycombe Wanderers: A Frustrating Stalemate in South London

Millwall drew 0-0 at residence to Wycombe Wanderers within the Sky Wager Championship. 

Either side struggled to create any actual good possibilities all through, and a 0-0 draw was most likely the fairest consequence. There was some very clear penalty shouts not given that actually may have modified the complexion of this recreation. 

This draw makes it a month unbeaten within the league for Millwall, while Wycombe achieve some extent of their determined combat to beat the drop. 

Story of the sport

The very best early likelihood got here to Millwall after 10 minutes. A superb swap of play discovered Mahlon Romeo, who reduce in brilliantly and let fly along with his left, however David Stockdale was equal to it, and the rebound was given offside as a consequence of Matt Smith standing in entrance of Stockdale. 

Aside from that early likelihood, neither facet created a lot because the half went on, as all of Millwall’s efforts to work the ball into the field have been effectively handled by the Chairboys. Wycombe themselves struggled to create something going ahead. 

The one different likelihood of be aware within the first half got here from a Jedd Wallace free-kick on the left-hand facet, which ended up a Ben Thompson’s toes, however his effort went simply broad of the put up. 

The second half began a lot better than the primary. Firstly, Anis Mehmeti had a free-kick go simply over a minute into the restart. Then Scott Malone had an awesome likelihood when he was left in tonnes of house simply contained in the Wycombe field, his volleyed effort was effectively tipped over by Stockdale, and the ensuing nook was effectively handled by Wycombe. 

Wycombe took the sport to Millwall within the early a part of the second half. They have been peppering the Lions field with crosses and had a couple of credible penalty appeals however struggled to make Bartosz Bialkowski work within the Millwall objective. 

After the hour mark, the sport quietened as each side seemed for that killer cross or second of magic to get forward. 

One of the vital stonewall penalties of the season was not given to Wycombe as Fred Onyedinima was wrestled to the bottom, however the referee didn’t give it. 

Following the penalty enchantment and for the final quarter of the sport, neither group created any clear reduce possibilities. The sport led to a stalemate, which given the 90 minutes that preceded it’s justifiable. 


Millwall’s season of attracts continues

Millwall clocked up their sixteenth draw of the season at residence at the moment, and it was no actual shock as they lacked actual prolificacy upfront and infrequently threatened Stockdale’s objective. This consequence signifies that over 50% of Millwall’s video games this season have led to attracts. If they’ve ambitions of creating the playoffs this season, this wants to vary quickly. 

Wycombe Wanderers: A band of brothers

If the time period band of brothers may ever be utilized to a soccer group, Wycombe Wanderers deserve that title. A group that’s possibly slightly out of their depth within the Championship, you possibly can see how arduous every participant works for one another and Gareth Ainsworth. While they could not survive for a second season within the Championship, everybody at Wycombe ought to really feel happy with the very fact they gave it their all. 

Wycombe arduous completed by once more

Following the sport in opposition to Derby County in midweek, Wycombe should have thought their luck was out, however at the moment they have been denied probably probably the most stonewall penalty I’ve ever seen. The officiating was very inconsistent all through this recreation, as clear handballs weren’t given, some gamers booked for simulation, and others weren’t, and simply weird determination making all through. 

Man of the match

Anthony Stewart

This was probably the toughest name to make as nobody stood out on a really bland and irritating afternoon. The rationale for selecting Stewart is solely as a result of he was a great chief on the again for Wycombe and stored Matt Smith very quiet. On the finish of the day, each side’ finish product at the moment was dreadful, and the Man of the Match may’ve gone to the dependable practice drivers of the trains going out and in of South Bermondsey who have been constant all through. 

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