COVENTRY. Coventry City had a surprising win over Wigan Athletic with a 2-0 win with a goal from G. Hamer (77′) and a goal from V. Gyokeres (90′).
The match was played at the The Coventry Building Society Arena stadium in Coventry on Tuesday and it started at 7:45 pm local time. The referee was Steve Martin who was helped by Mark Dwyer and Lee Venamore. The 4th official was John Busby. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 10.4 degrees Celsius or 50.72 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 88%.
Coventry City was in firm control of the ball 55% while Wigan Athletic was struggling with a 45% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Coventry City had a more offensive attitude with 48 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 2 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Coventry City won the match.
Coventry City shot 14 times, 2 on target, 12 off target. On the opposite side, Wigan Athletic shot 6 times, 0 on target, 6 off target.
Coventry City received 2 yellow cards (B. Sheaf and J. Panzo). Talking about the opposition, Wigan Athletic received 1 yellow card (J. Whatmough).
After playing this match, Coventry City will have 26 points like Reading to sit in the 12th place. On the opposite side, Wigan Athletic will stay with 20 points like West Bromwich Albion to remain in the 23rd place.
In the next match in the Championship, Coventry City will host West Bromwich Albion on the 21st of December with a 7-1 head to head stats in favor of West Bromwich Albion (2 draws).
Wigan Athletic will host Rotherham United on the 6th of May with a 6-3 head to head in favor of Wigan Athletic (3 draws).
Coventry City – Formation
Coventry City adopted the extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).
The manager Mark Robins decided to play with the following team: Ben Wilson, Michael Rose , Kyle McFadzean , Jonathan Panzo , Josh Eccles , Gustavo Hamer , Ben Sheaf , Jake Bidwell , Callum O’Hare , Viktor Gyökeres and Kasey Palmer .
The home team had on the bench: Simon Moore, Jamie Allen, Todd Kane, Jack Burroughs, Tyler Walker , Callum Doyle and Fabio Tavares.
Coventry City made 3 changes: K. Palmer for J. Allen (68′), C. O’Hare for T. Walker (68′) and M. Rose for C. Doyle (73′).
Best player: Gustavo Hamer
The player that probably impressed the most for Coventry City was Gustavo Hamer.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 63 passes (82% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 4. He performed 6 crosses.
Wigan Athletic – Formation
Also Wigan Athletic adopted the extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).
Leam Richardson played with: Jamie Jones, Rarmani Edmonds-Green , Jack Whatmough , Curtis Tilt , Tendayi Darikwa , Max Power , Jordan Cousins , James McClean , Callum Lang , Charlie Wyke and Will Keane .
They had on the bench: Sam Tickle, Joe Bennett, Graeme Shinnie, Josh Magennis , Gwion Edwards, Thelo Aasgaard and Nathan Broadhead .
Wigan Athletic made 5 changes: W. Keane for N. Broadhead (60′), C. Lang for G. Shinnie (73′), C. Wyke for J. Magennis (73′), J. Cousins for T. Aasgaard (82′) and T. Darikwa for G. Edwards (82′).
Best player: Rarmani Edmonds-Green
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Wigan Athletic was Rarmani Edmonds-Green.
His rating iswith 35 passes (77% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 5.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Championship.