West Bromwich Albion defeats Stoke City 2-0 on Saturday. HIGHLIGHTS

WEST BROMWICH. West Bromwich Albion overcomes Stoke City with a 2-0 win with a goal from K. Bartley (39') and a goal from B. Thomas-Asante (50').

West Bromwich Albion defeats Stoke City 2-0 on Saturday. HIGHLIGHTS

WEST BROMWICH. West Bromwich Albion conquers Stoke City with a 2-0 win with a goal from K. Bartley (39′) and a goal from B. Thomas-Asante (50′).

The match was played at the The Hawthorns stadium in West Bromwich on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was James Bell with the help of Adam Crysell and Bhupinder Gill. The 4th official was Scott Oldham. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 13.2 degrees Celsius or 55.72 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 87%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 49 Ball Possession 51
Shots
  • 16 Total 13
  • 3 On Target 3
  • 13 Off Target 10
  • 0 Shots blocked 1
  • 86 Attack 97
  • 53 Dangerous attack 37
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 8 Corners 6
  • 1 Off Sides 3
Fouls
  • 9 Total 9
  • 1 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

No teams had a vastly superior advantage in terms of ball possession. West Bromwich Albion was in possession of the ball for 49% of the time vs. Stoke City that controlled the ball for 51% of the time.

Attitude and shots

West Bromwich Albion was putting more pressure with 53 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 3 were on target. This is one of the reasons why West Bromwich Albion won the match​.

West Bromwich Albion shot 16 times, 3 on target, 13 off target. On the other side, Stoke City shot 13 times, 3 on target, 10 off target.

Cards

West Bromwich Albion received 1 yellow card (C. Townsend). Regarding the opposition, Stoke City received 3 yellow cards (J. Thompson, L. Delap and J. Brown).

Match Timeline

22'
D. Gayle- sub ->N. Powell
24'
J. Thompson- Yellow
K. Bartley(goal)
39'
46'
M. Fox- sub ->T. Campbell
47'
L. Delap- Yellow
B. Thomas-Asante(goal)
50'
E. Pieters- sub ->J. Swift
66'
69'
J. Brown- sub ->L. Delap
70'
T. Fosu- sub ->J. Tymon
T. Rogic- sub ->J. Molumby
80'
T. Gardner-Hickman- sub ->M. Phillips
80'
G. Diangana- sub ->J. Wallace
81'
90'
J. Brown- Yellow
D. Dike- sub ->B. Thomas-Asante
90'
C. Townsend- Yellow
90'

Standings

After playing this match, West Bromwich Albion will have 23 points like Wigan Athletic to sit in the 21st place. Regarding the opposition, Stoke City will stay with 25 points to hold in the 17th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Championship, West Bromwich Albion will play away against Swansea City on the 6th of May with a 12-8 head to head statistic in favor of Swansea City (3 draws).

Stoke City will play away agasint Watford on the 6th of May with a 6-5 head to head statistic in favor of Watford (3 draws).

West Bromwich Albion – Formation

West Bromwich Albion
G
A. Palmer 24.England
7.0
D
K. Bartley 5.England
7.9
Goals39'
D
C. Townsend 3.England
7.7
90'
D
D. Furlong 2.England
7.2
D
D. O'Shea 4.Republic of Ireland
7.3
M
M. Phillips 10.Scotland
6.3
80'
M
O. Yokuşlu 35.Turkey
7.0
M
J. Wallace 17.England
6.2
81'
M
J. Swift 19.England
8.4
66'
M
J. Molumby 14.Republic of Ireland
6.8
80'
F
B. Thomas-Asante 21.England
7.8
90' Goals50'
Substitutes
G
D. Button 1.England
D
E. Pieters 15.Netherlands
6.4
66'
D
T. Gardner-Hickman 29.England
80'
M
T. Rogić 7.Australia
6.9
80'
M
G. Diangana 11.England
81'
M
J. Livermore 8.England
F
D. Dike 12.USA
90'

West Bromwich Albion started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Carlos Corberán Vallet decided to play with the following team: Alex Palmer (7.0), Darnell Furlong (7.2), Kyle Bartley (7.9), Dara O’Shea (7.3), Conor Townsend (7.7), Okay Yokuşlu (7.0), Jayson Molumby (6.8), Jed Wallace (6.2), John Swift (8.4), Matt Phillips (6.3) and Brandon Thomas-Asante (7.8).

The home team had on the bench: Tom Rogić (6.9), Daryl Dike, Grady Diangana, Erik Pieters (6.4), Jake Livermore, Taylor Gardner-Hickman and David Button.

West Bromwich Albion could not rely on the presence of E. Pieters (injured).

Substitutions

West Bromwich Albion made 5 changes: J. Swift for E. Pieters (66′), J. Molumby for T. Rogic (80′), M. Phillips for T. Gardner-Hickman (80′), J. Wallace for G. Diangana (81′) and B. Thomas-Asante for D. Dike (90′).

Best player: John Swift​

The player that probably impressed the most for West Bromwich Albion was John Swift even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.4) with 32 passes (78% accurate) and 5 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 3. He performed 9 crosses.

Stoke City – Formation

Stoke City
G
J. Bonham 13.Republic of Ireland
6.3
D
P. Jagielka 6.England
6.8
D
J. Tymon 14.England
6.9
70'
D
H. Clarke 2.England
6.9
D
B. Wilmot 16.England
6.8
M
J. Thompson 15.Northern Ireland
6.6
24'
M
W. Smallbone 18.Republic of Ireland
6.4
M
L. Baker 8.England
6.7
F
N. Powell 25.England
6.5
22'
F
T. Campbell 10.England
6.2
46'
F
L. Delap 17.England
6.2
69' 47'
Substitutes
G
J. Bursik 1.England
D
C. Taylor 32.England
D
A. Flint 4.England
D
M. Fox 3.Wales
6.1
46'
M
J. Brown 9.England
6.4
69' 90'
M
T. Fosu 24.England
6.3
70'
F
D. Gayle 11.England
6.3
22'

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

Alex Neil played with: Jack Bonham (6.3), Harry Clarke (6.9), Phil Jagielka (6.8), Ben Wilmot (6.8), Josh Tymon (6.9), Lewis Baker (6.7), Jordan Thompson (6.6), Will Smallbone (6.4), Tyrese Campbell (6.2), Nick Powell (6.5) and Liam Delap (6.2).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Connor Taylor, Dwight Gayle (6.3), Aden Flint, Jacob Brown (6.4), Josef Bursik, Morgan Fox (6.1) and Tariqe Fosu-Henry (6.3).

Substitutions

Stoke City made 4 changes: N. Powell for D. Gayle (22′), T. Campbell for M. Fox (46′), L. Delap for J. Brown (69′) and J. Tymon for T. Fosu (70′).

Best player: Harry Clarke​

The player that probably impressed the most for Stoke City was Harry Clarke.

His rating is (6.9) with 26 passes (73% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 9. He performed 1 cross.

Results of the day

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