Bristol City stops Watford with a 0-0 draw. HIGHLIGHTS

BRISTOL. Bristol City and Watford could not score a single goal.

Bristol City stops Watford with a 0-0 draw. HIGHLIGHTS

BRISTOL. Watford didn’t concede much to Bristol City to lock the result on a 0-0 scoreline on Saturday..

The match was played at the Ashton Gate Stadium stadium in Bristol on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was David Webb with the collaboration of Matthew Jones and Samuel Lewis. The 4th official was John Busby. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 21.8 degrees Celsius or 71.17 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 77%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 52 Ball Possession 48
Shots
  • 9 Total 2
  • 2 On Target 0
  • 7 Off Target 2
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 140 Attack 84
  • 56 Dangerous attack 18
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 4 Corners 3
  • 2 Off Sides 2
Fouls
  • 15 Total 10
  • 1 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 1 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

No teams had a vastly superior advantage in terms of ball possession. Bristol City was in possession of the ball for 52% of the time vs. Watford that controlled the ball for 48% of the time.

Attitude and shots

Bristol City was more pushing with 56 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 2 were on target. Nonetheless, that was not enough Bristol City to win the match​.

Bristol City shot 9 times, 2 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, Watford shot 2 times, 0 on target, 2 off target.

Cards

Bristol City received 1 yellow card (A. Scott). Regarding the opposition, Watford received 1 yellow card (Mario Gaspar).

Match Timeline

53'
Mario Gaspar- Yellow
55'
Joao Pedro- sub ->Mario Gaspar
56'
I. Sarr- sub ->S. Kalu
A. Semenyo- sub ->T. Conway
67'
75'
V. Bayo- sub ->K. Sema
83'
C. Cathcart- sub ->D. Gosling
A. Scott- Yellow
88'

Standings

After this encounter, Bristol City will have 24 points like Cardiff City and Hull City to remain in the 18th place. On the opposite side, Watford will have 33 points to sit in the 4th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Championship, Bristol City will play away against Queens Park Rangers on the 6th of May with a 9-8 head to head record in favor of Bristol City (7 draws).

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

Bristol City – Formation

Bristol City
G
M. O’Leary 12.England
6.4
D
Z. Vyner 26.England
7.3
D
C. Pring 16.England
7.1
D
A. King 10.Wales
7.1
M
J. Dasilva 3.England
7.1
M
M. James 6.England
7.1
M
J. Williams 8.England
7.2
M
A. Scott 7.England
7.2
88'
M
A. Weimann 14.Austria
6.8
F
N. Wells 21.Bermuda
6.8
F
T. Conway 15.England
6.2
67'
Substitutes
G
D. Bentley 1.England
D
R. Atkinson 5.England
M
M. Sykes 17.Northern Ireland
M
H. Massengo 30.France
F
A. Semenyo 11.England
6.4
67'
F
C. Martin 9.Scotland
F
S. Bell 20.England

Bristol City started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

The manager Nigel Pearson decided to play with the following team: Max O’Leary (6.4), Zak Vyner (7.3), Andy King (7.1), Cameron Pring (7.1), Andreas Weimann (6.8), Joe Williams (7.2), Matty James (7.1), Alex Scott (7.2), Jay Dasilva (7.1), Tommy Conway (6.2) and Nahki Wells (6.8).

The home team had on the bench: Robert Atkinson, Mark Sykes, Antoine Semenyo (6.4), Han-Noah Massengo, Daniel Bentley, Chris Martin and Sam Bell.

Substitutions

Bristol City made only 1 change substituting T. Conway for A. Semenyo (67′)​.

Best player: Zak Vyner​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Bristol City was Zak Vyner.

His rating is (7.3) with 40 passes (75% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 8.

Watford – Formation

Watford
G
D. Bachmann 1.Austria
7.4
D
C. Kabasele 27.Belgium
7.5
D
6.6
55' 53'
D
W. Troost-Ekong 5.Nigeria
7.3
D
H. Kamara 14.Gambia
7.2
M
D. Gosling 16.England
6.6
83'
M
H. Choudhury 4.England
6.9
M
E. Kayembe 39.Congo DR
6.6
F
K. Sema 12.Sweden
6.6
75'
F
K. Davis 7.England
6.6
F
S. Kalu Ojim 28.Nigeria
6.1
56'
Substitutes
G
M. Okoye 35.Germany
D
F. Sierralta 31.Chile
D
C. Cathcart 15.Northern Ireland
83'
M
A. Dele-Bashiru 24.Nigeria
F
V. Bayo 19.Côte d'Ivoire
6.6
75'
F
I. Sarr 23.Senegal
6.8
56'
F
J. Junqueira 10.Brazil
6.4
55'

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

Slaven Bilić played with: Daniel Bachmann (7.4), Mario Gaspar (6.6), William Troost-Ekong (7.3), Christian Kabasele (7.5), Hassane Kamara (7.2), Dan Gosling (6.6), Edo Kayembe (6.6), Hamza Choudhury (6.9), Ken Sema (6.6), Keinan Davis (6.6) and Samuel Kalu (6.1).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Tom Dele-Bashiru, Francisco Sierralta, Vakoun Issouf Bayo (6.6), Maduka Okoye, Ismaïla Sarr (6.8), João Pedro (6.4) and Craig Cathcart.

Substitutions

Watford made 4 changes: Mario Gaspar for Joao Pedro (55′), S. Kalu for I. Sarr (56′), K. Sema for V. Bayo (75′) and D. Gosling for C. Cathcart (83′).

Best player: Christian Kabasele​

The most impressive player for Watford was Christian Kabasele.

His rating is (7.5) with 39 passes (76% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 6.

Results of the day

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