Middlesbrough conquers Blackpool 3-0. HIGHLIGHTS

BLACKPOOL. Middlesbrough was finally too much to handle for Blackpool.

Middlesbrough conquers Blackpool 3-0. HIGHLIGHTS

BLACKPOOL. Middlesbrough was after all too good for Blackpool with the goal of I. Jones (15′), M. Forss (48′ pen) and C. Akpom (65′). Middlesbrough was much superior in terms of ball possession (63%) and that was among the factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the Bloomfield Road stadium in Blackpool on Tuesday and it started at 7:45 pm local time. The referee was Jeremy Simpson with the collaboration of James Wilson and Matthew Smith. The 4th official was Adam Herczeg. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 11.7 degrees Celsius or 53.01 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 76%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 37 Ball Possession 63
Shots
  • 6 Total 19
  • 1 On Target 5
  • 5 Off Target 14
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 99 Attack 131
  • 32 Dangerous attack 54
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 1
  • 2 Corners 7
  • 3 Off Sides 1
Fouls
  • 10 Total 12
  • 4 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Middlesbrough had a strong ball possession 63% while Blackpool was struggling with a 37% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Middlesbrough was putting more pressure with 54 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 5 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Middlesbrough won the match.​

Blackpool shot 6 times, 1 on target, 5 off target. On the other side, Middlesbrough shot 19 times, 5 on target, 14 off target.

Cards

Blackpool received 4 yellow cards (J. Husband, D. Thompson, C. Maxwell and T. Corbeanu). Regarding the opposition, Middlesbrough received 1 yellow card (H. Hackney).

Match Timeline

J. Husband- Yellow
7'
15'
I. Jones(goal)M. Forss
D. Thompson- Yellow
34'
C. Maxwell- Yellow
47'
48'
M. Forss(penalty)
T. Corbeanu- Yellow
52'
R. Williams- sub ->J. Husband
54'
63'
M. Crooks- sub ->M. Forss
S. Lavery- sub ->G. Madine
64'
C. Hamilton- sub ->T. Corbeanu
64'
65'
C. Akpom(goal)R. Giles
73'
Muniz Rodrigo- sub ->C. Akpom
C. Wright- sub ->C. Patino
79'
83'
P. Willis- sub ->I. Jones
83'
M. Hoppe- sub ->R. McGree
84'
A. Mowatt- sub ->J. Howson
90'
H. Hackney- Yellow

Standings

After this match, Blackpool will stay with 22 points to hold in the 21st place. Talking about the opposition, Middlesbrough will have 24 points like Sunderland, Cardiff City and Hull City to hold in the 16th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Championship, Blackpool will play away against Norwich City on the 6th of May with a 4-2 head to head in favor of Norwich City (3 draws).

Middlesbrough will host Coventry City on the 6th of May with a 4-4 head to head record.

Blackpool – Formation

Blackpool
G
C. Maxwell 1.Wales
5.6
47'
D
J. Husband 3.England
6.2
54' 7'
D
M. Ekpiteta 21.England
6.8
D
D. Thompson 23.England
6.1
34'
D
G. Ward 27.England
6.2
M
K. Dougall 12.Australia
7.1
M
J. Yates 9.England
6.3
M
C. Patino 28.England
5.8
79'
F
S. Carey 16.England
6.6
F
G. Madine 14.England
6.3
64'
F
T. Corbeanu 25.Romania
6.5
64' 52'
Substitutes
G
D. Grimshaw 32.England
D
R. Williams 15.England
6.1
54'
D
L. Garbutt 29.England
M
C. Hamilton 22.England
6.3
64'
M
C. Wright 24.England
79'
F
S. Lavery 19.Northern Ireland
6.3
64'
F
I. Poveda-Ocampo 26.England

Blackpool started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Michael Appleton decided to play with the following team: Chris Maxwell (5.6), Grant Ward (6.2), Marvin Ekpiteta (6.8), James Husband (6.2), Dominic Thompson (6.1), Jerry Yates (6.3), Kenneth Dougall (7.1), Charlie Patino (5.8), Sonny Carey (6.6), Gary Madine (6.3) and Theo Corbeanu (6.5).

The home team had on the bench: Rhys Williams (6.1), Shayne Lavery (6.3), CJ Hamilton (6.3), Ian Carlo Poveda, Luke Garbutt, Callum Wright and Daniel Grimshaw.

Substitutions

Blackpool made 4 changes: J. Husband for R. Williams (54′), G. Madine for S. Lavery (64′), T. Corbeanu for C. Hamilton (64′) and C. Patino for C. Wright (79′).

Best player: Kenneth Dougall​

The most impressive player for Blackpool was Kenneth Dougall.

His rating is (7.1) with 41 passes (78% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 10 duels out of 18. He performed 2 crosses.

Middlesbrough – Formation

Middlesbrough
G
Z. Steffen 1.USA
6.7
D
D. Lenihan 26.Republic of Ireland
7.1
D
T. Smith 14.England
7.6
D
D. Fry 6.England
7.0
D
R. Giles 3.England
8.5
M
J. Howson 16.England
7.1
84'
M
R. McGree 8.Australia
6.4
83'
M
H. Hackney 30.England
7.4
90'
M
C. Akpom 29.England
7.1
73' Goals65'
M
I. Jones 2.England
7.2
83' Goals15'
F
M. Forss 21.Finland
8.0
63' Goals48'
Substitutes
G
L. Roberts 23.England
M
P. McNair 17.Northern Ireland
M
M. Crooks 25.England
6.6
63'
M
A. Mowatt 4.England
84'
F
Rodrigo Muniz 9.Brazil
6.6
73'
F
M. Hoppe 13.USA
83'

Middlesbrough started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

Michael Carrick played with: Zack Steffen (6.7), Tommy Smith (7.6), Dael Fry (7.0), Darragh Lenihan (7.1), Ryan Giles (8.5), Jonathan Howson (7.1), Hayden Hackney (7.4), Isaiah Jones (7.2), Chuba Akpom (7.1), Riley McGree (6.4) and Marcus Forss (8.0).

They had on the bench: Liam Roberts, Rodrigo Muniz (6.6), Pharrell Willis, Paddy McNair, Matt Crooks (6.6), Matthew Hoppe and Alex Mowatt.

Substitutions

Middlesbrough made 5 changes: M. Forss for M. Crooks (63′), C. Akpom for Muniz Rodrigo (73′), I. Jones for P. Willis (83′), R. McGree for M. Hoppe (83′) and J. Howson for A. Mowatt (84′).

Best player: Ryan Giles​

The most impressive player for Middlesbrough was Ryan Giles even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.5) with 45 passes (82% accurate) and 5 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 3. He performed 12 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Championship.​