Chelsea and Manchester United play out drab draw as Wales beat England under controversial Six countries circumstances
A low-scoring of Premier League action brought home the bacon for the bookies as bettors rued a lack of goalmouth action.
A weekend 0-0 draw between Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge was a dour watch, while Aston Villa’s 1-0 win over Leeds United was unexpectedly devoid of entertainment.Kindred Group’s Ali Gill told EGR
the weekend went the way of the layers as points were shared.
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— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) February 28, 2021
Gill said: “Another Premier League weekend that completed well in preference of layers as, in general, attracts and scores that are low the order of the day.”
“The Chelsea vs Manchester United game was, as always, perfect for layers, if not fans watching, with the other big winning results Aston Villa’s 1-0 win over a Leeds team more used to goal that is providing, and Newcastle’s 1-1 draw with Wolves,” he added.
There had been some slivers of excitement through the with Arsenal recording a shock 3-1 win over injury-ravaged Leicester City and Gareth Bale rolling back the years with two goals in Tottenham’s 4-0 victory over Burnley.
Betfred’s weekend Alan Firkins said: “The scoreless draw was a great result for the books, as was Arsenal’s shock win at the King Power to derail Leicester’s title challenge.”
Gill added: “Liverpool and Spurs’ wins both went the way of the players, but all told we came out ahead.”
Elsewhere, in horseracing, trainer Tom George secured a Close that is third brothers Chase at Kempton as Clondaw Castle secured the win, which left the bettors happier far from the soccer.
“I’d state Aintree is quite on top of the agenda now”
Tom George appears to your future after Clondaw Castle’s triumph within the Level 3 Close Brothers Handicap Chase pic.twitter.com/CNNQynEDvA
— Kempton Park Racecourse (@kemptonparkrace) February 27, 2021
Gill said: “Racing from Kempton had been an infinitely more affair that is player-friendly. In the Close Brother Handicap Chase, despite the places being filled with big prices, winner Clondaw Castle was well backed, winning at 17/2 and leaving us in the red.”
Finally, the Six Nations fixture between Wales and England was marred by controversial referring decisions as the Welsh secured a 40-24 victory over their rivals that are old
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Goodnight, rugby fans. #GuinnessSixNations pic.twitter.com/Hu63WdAIYq
— Guinness Six countries (@SixNationsRugby) 28, 2021(*)Firkins commented: “Six Nations rugby punters who lumped on England to win in Cardiff were left feeling that whatever the acronym, review systems in sport can raise as many issues as they’re meant to tidy up.”(* february)