HUDDERSFIELD. Swansea City didn’t concede much to Huddersfield Town to lock the result on a 0-0 scoreline on Saturday. Swansea City was definitely better in terms of ball possession (75%).
The match was played at the The John Smith’s Stadium stadium in Huddersfield on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Ben Toner with the support of Graham Kane and Philip Dermott. The 4th official was Jeremy Simpson. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 11.3 degrees Celsius or 52.34 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 90%.
Swansea City had a strong ball possession 75% while Huddersfield Town was struggling with a 25% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Swansea City was more pushing with 78 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 7 were on target. Nevertheless, that was not enough Swansea City to win the match.
Huddersfield Town shot 8 times, 4 on target, 4 off target. Regarding the opposition, Swansea City shot 18 times, 7 on target, 11 off target.
Huddersfield Town received 1 yellow card (L. Mbete). Talking about the opposition, Swansea City received 2 yellow cards (O. Ntcham and A. Okoflex).
After playing this encounter, Huddersfield Town will have 19 points to sit in the 24th place. Talking about the opposition, Swansea City will have 31 points like Millwall, Queens Park Rangers and Preston North End to remain in the 8th place.
In the next match in the Championship, Huddersfield Town will host Reading on the 6th of May with a 7-6 head to head record in favor of Reading (6 draws).
Swansea City will host West Bromwich Albion on the 6th of May with a 12-8 head to head in favor of Swansea City (3 draws).
Huddersfield Town – Formation
Huddersfield Town started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).
The manager Mark Fotheringham decided to play with the following team: Lee Nicholls, Tom Lees , Michał Helik , Luke Mbete , Kaine Kesler , David Kasumu , Jack Rudoni , Josh Ruffels , Kaine Kesler, Sorba Thomas , Jordan Rhodes and Ben Jackson .
The home team had on the bench: Duane Holmes, Brahima Diarra, Connor Mahoney, Brodie Spencer , Loick Ayina, Nicholas Bilokapic and Daniel Ward .
Huddersfield Town made 5 changes: J. Rhodes for D. Ward (64′), K. Kesler Hayden for D. Holmes (65′), L. Mbete for B. Spencer (75′), D. Kasumu for C. Mahoney (86′) and B. Jackson for B. Diarra (86′).
Best player: Lee Nicholls
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Huddersfield Town was the goalkeeper: Lee Nicholls. His rating is 8.30. He performed 5 saves.
Swansea City – Formation
Swansea City started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
Russell Martin played with: Steven-Andreas Benda, Nathan Wood-Gordon , Harry Darling , Ben Cabango , Joel Latibeaudiere , Matt Grimes , Jay Fulton , Ryan Manning , Oliver Cooper , Olivier Ntcham , Joël Piroe .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Jamie Paterson, Finley Stevens, Armstrong Oko-Flex, Michael Obafemi , Kyle Naughton , Luke Cundle and Andrew Fisher.
Swansea City made 5 changes: J. Piroe for M. Obafemi (61′), O. Cooper for A. Okoflex (70′), O. Ntcham for L. Cundle (70′), H. Darling for K. Naughton (71′) and J. Latibeaudiere for J. Paterson (78′).
Best player: Ryan Manning
The player that probably impressed the most for Swansea City was Ryan Manning.
His rating iswith 46 passes (91% accurate) and 5 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 6. He performed 13 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Championship.
- Wigan Athletic – Blackpool – 2-1
- West Bromwich Albion – Stoke City – 2-0
- Preston North End – Millwall – 2-4
- Norwich City – Middlesbrough – 1-2
- Luton Town – Rotherham United – 1-1
- Hull City – Reading – 1-2
- Huddersfield Town – Swansea City – 0-0
- Coventry City – Queens Park Rangers – 2-0
- Cardiff City – Sheffield United – 0-1
- Bristol City – Watford – 0-0