West Bromwich Albion played out a goalless draw with Fulham at The Hawthorns to ensure that promotion back to the Premier League is still in their hands.
The Baggies now are only one point ahead of third-place Brentford which means they will most likely need to beat Huddersfield and QPR to reach the top flight next season.
Slaven Bilic made two changes to the team that drew 1-1 with Blackburn and that saw Ahmed Hegazi come in for Kyle Bartley and Grady Diangana replace Filip Krovinovic.
Fulham dictated the majority of the first half and went close when Hegazi provided heroics by clearing off the line from Ivan Caveliero’s back-post header.
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Matheus Pereira then steered a volley wide from Charlie Austin’s cross before missing two free-kick opportunities in the second half.
With 20 minutes to go, the best two chances of the game came when Diangana was brilliantly denied by the foot of Rodak after an outside of the foot effort for Albion, whilst Knockeart crashed the bar with a thunderous strike for the visitors.
Here’s how we rated the WBA players in the 0-0 draw:
Sam Johnstone - 6
Tipped one curling effort wide of the post from Knockaert before being caught out with a header across goal where Hegazi came to the rescue. Kept a 14th clean sheet of the season which will boost his confidence.
Dara O'Shea - 7
O’Shea again gave everything and was solid when coming up against Caveleiro and Kebano. His mishit cross almost caught out Rodak who had to beat the ball out for a corner.
Semi Ajayi - 7
Ajayi alongside Hegazi managed to restrict the danger-man Mitrovic to very few chances throughout the game. Will be disappointed not to score with two headed chances spurned.
Ahmed Hegazi - 8
Man of the Match. Did a brilliant job in keeping top scorer Mitrovic quiet. Made a terrific clearance off the line from Cavaleiro’s header across goal which ultimately grabbed Albion a point.
Conor Townsend - 5
Afforded Knockeart too much space on the left side which spelled danger on a couple of occasions A few crosses played in didn’t find an Albion player.
Jake Livermore - 6
Made a few fouls in the game due to the tempo of the game where he eventually picked up a booking. Was crucial in hooking balls clear in injury time when Albion looked to grab a point.
Romaine Sawyers - 7
Sawyers was impressive again in keeping the midfield ticking, whilst spraying some good passes out to get Albion on their way in attack.
Matheus Pereira - 6
Pereira was trying so hard to get something going but it never came off for the Brazilian. Had a poor volley go well wide from Austin’s far post cross. Will be disappointed when slipping just before striking the ball when getting deep into the penalty area in the second half.
Grady Diangana - 7
Had an early shot that was comfortably held by Rodak. Was moved over to the left side in the second half and was well denied by the Fulham goalkeeper again with an outside of the foot effort.
Kamil Grosicki - 4
Wasn’t his day unfortunately with him failing to link up any play on the left side. Left Townsend exposed against the duo of Knockeart and Odoi and was taken off at half time as a result.
Charlie Austin - 6
Failed to get a goalscoring opportunity which was disappointing. Dug out a deep cross which was volleyed wide by Pereira which was the only meaningful thing he did.
Matt Phillips - 6 (subbed on 45')
Went on a mazy run but slipped just at the crucial moment. Made a much needed interception from Knockeart’s pass on a dangerous Fulham counter attack.
Hal Robson-Kanu - 6 (subbed on 66')
Was a threat when Albion went forward with a couple of nice runs. Had an appeal for a penalty rightly turned down before being closed down when trying to strike on his right foot.
Callum Robinson - N/A (subbed on 85')
Added some energy towards the end of the game.
Filip Krovinovic - N/A (subbed on 90')
Came on to see out Albion’s draw.