Al Wasl and Sharjah played out a goalless draw in matchweek 16 of the ADNOC Pro League at Zabeel Stadium on Friday.
After a cagey start to the game, the visitors enjoyed most of possession in the second half, creating the first goal-scoring chance in the 68th minutes when Ben Malango fired a powerful shot that was parried away by Al Wasl goalkeeper Mohamed Ali.
Ousmane Camara missed a real chance for the visitors in the 72nd minute, when he brilliantly cut inside the penalty area, but his effort from very close range went just wide.
Malango missed another dangerous chance in the 82nd minute as his effort from inside the box went just wide.
Sharjah are now third with 30 points, while Al Wasl are sixth with 22 points.