Wycombe Wanderers defeated Forest Green Rovers with a 2-0 win. HIGHLIGHTS

NAILSWORTH. Wycombe Wanderers had a surprising win over Forest Green Rovers with a 2-0 win with a goal from D. Wheeler (14') and a goal from G. McCleary (27').

Wycombe Wanderers defeated Forest Green Rovers with a 2-0 win. HIGHLIGHTS

NAILSWORTH. Wycombe Wanderers had a surprising win over Forest Green Rovers with a 2-0 win with a goal from D. Wheeler (14′) and a goal from G. McCleary (27′). Forest Green Rovers was surely superior in terms of ball possession (61%).​

The match was played at the The New Lawn stadium in Nailsworth on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Sam Purkiss with the support of Marvyn Amphlett and Paul Evans. The 4th official was Justin Amey. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 14.6 degrees Celsius or 58.21 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 90%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 61 Ball Possession 39
Shots
  • 12 Total 17
  • 2 On Target 4
  • 10 Off Target 13
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 78 Attack 85
  • 36 Dangerous attack 57
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 6 Corners 6
Fouls
  • 8 Total 21
  • 4 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 3

Ball possession

Forest Green Rovers had a superior ball possession 61% while Wycombe Wanderers was struggling with a 39% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Wycombe Wanderers was more pushing with 57 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 4 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Wycombe Wanderers won the match.​

Forest Green Rovers shot 12 times, 2 on target, 10 off target. Regarding the opposition, Wycombe Wanderers shot 17 times, 4 on target, 13 off target.

Cards

Forest Green Rovers received 4 yellow cards (L. Thomas, J. March, H. Bunker and R. Hendry). On the opposite side, Wycombe Wanderers received 3 yellow cards (A. Mawson, A. Mehmeti and J. Grimmer).

Match Timeline

L. Thomas- Yellow
7'
14'
D. Wheeler(goal)
27'
G. McCleary(goal)
31'
A. Mawson- Yellow
J. March- sub ->H. Boyes
46'
J. March- Yellow
62'
H. Bunker- Yellow
62'
R. Hendry- Yellow
62'
62'
A. Mehmeti- Yellow
62'
J. Grimmer- Yellow
71'
S. Kaikai- sub ->A. Mehmeti
B. Fiabema- sub ->C. Marques
80'
A. Little- sub ->H. Bunker
88'
89'
J. McCarthy- sub ->G. McCleary

Standings

After this match, Forest Green Rovers will stay with 13 points like Burton Albion to sit in the 24th place. On the other side, Wycombe Wanderers will have 25 points like Exeter City to hold in the 10th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the League One, Forest Green Rovers will play away with Cambridge United on the 6th of May with a 10-5 head to head in favor of Forest Green Rovers (10 draws).

Wycombe Wanderers will play away agasint Portsmouth on the 6th of May with a 6-3 head to head in favor of Portsmouth (6 draws).

Forest Green Rovers – Formation

Forest Green Rovers
G
L. Thomas 24.Wales
7'
D
C. O'Keeffe 2.Republic of Ireland
D
O. Casey 5.England
D
H. Boyes 11.England
46'
D
D. Bernard 3.England
D
C. Marques 23.Portugal
80'
M
R. Hendry 8.Scotland
62'
M
K. McAllister 17.Scotland
M
H. Bunker 27.England
88' 62'
F
C. Wickham 21.England
F
J. Matt 14.England
Substitutes
G
L. McGee 1.England
M
A. Little 10.England
88'
M
S. Robertson 19.England
M
M. Peart-Harris 25.England
F
J. March 28.England
46' 62'
F
B. Fiabema 18.Norway
80'

Forest Green Rovers started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).

The manager Ian Burchnall decided to play with the following team: Lewis Thomas, Corey O’Keeffe, Oliver Casey, Harry Boyes, Dominic Bernard, Christian Marques, Regan Hendry, Kyle McAllister, Harvey Bunker, Connor Wickham and Jamille Matt.

The home team had on the bench: Armani Little, Luke McGee, Josh March, Bryan Fiabema, Sean Robertson and Myles Peart-Harris.

Substitutions

Forest Green Rovers made 3 changes: H. Boyes for J. March (46′), C. Marques for B. Fiabema (80′) and H. Bunker for A. Little (88′).

Wycombe Wanderers – Formation

Wycombe Wanderers
G
M. Stryjek 1.Poland
D
J. Jacobson 3.Wales
D
R. Tafazolli 6.England
D
J. Grimmer 2.Scotland
62'
D
A. Mawson 20.England
31'
M
G. McCleary 12.Jamaica
7.7
89' Goals27'
M
D. Wheeler 7.England
Goals14'
M
J. Scowen 28.England
M
N. Freeman 22.England
M
A. Mehmeti 11.England
5.9
71' 62'
F
S. Vokes 9.Wales
Substitutes
G
T. Dickinson 13.England
D
J. McCarthy 26.England
6.6
89'
M
L. Wing 10.England
M
D. Horgan 17.Republic of Ireland
M
J. Obita 23.England
F
S. Kaikai 16.England
6.6
71'
F
B. Hanlan 18.England

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

Gareth Ainsworth played with: Maksymilian Stryjek, Joe Jacobson, Ryan Tafazolli, Jack Grimmer, Alfie Mawson, David Wheeler, Josh Scowen, Nicholas Freeman, Sam Vokes, Garath McCleary (7.7) and Anis Mehmeti (5.9).

They had on the bench: Tyla Dickinson, Lewis Wing, Daryl Horgan, Sullay Kaikai (6.6), Jason McCarthy (6.6), Jordan Obita and Brandon Hanlan.

Substitutions

Wycombe Wanderers made 2 changes: A. Mehmeti for S. Kaikai (71′) and G. McCleary for J. McCarthy (89′).

Best player: Garath McCleary​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Wycombe Wanderers was Garath McCleary.

His rating is (7.7) with 1 goal, 12 passes (75% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 3. He performed 4 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the League One.​