SWINDON. Tranmere Rovers and Swindon Town draw 1-1. J. Hawkes scored the first goal (10′) for Tranmere Rovers. J. Wakeling settled the score (30′). Swindon Town was much superior in terms of ball possession (62%)
The match was played at the County Ground stadium in Swindon on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Lee Swabey who was helped by Damith Bandara and Scott Williams. The 4th official was James Vallance. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 15.2 degrees Celsius or 59.31 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 90%.
Swindon Town was in firm control of the ball 62% while Tranmere Rovers was struggling with a 38% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Swindon Town was putting more pressure with 51 dangerous attacks and 8 shots of which 4 were on target. Nevertheless, that was not enough Swindon Town to win the match.
Swindon Town shot 8 times, 4 on target, 4 off target. On the other side, Tranmere Rovers shot 8 times, 3 on target, 5 off target.
Swindon Town didn’t receive any yellow card. Talking about the opposition, Tranmere Rovers received 3 yellow cards (J. Turnbull, E. Nevitt and D. Simeu).
Also, Tranmere Rovers didn’t finish the match with 11 players after J. Turnbull (Tranmere Rovers) was sent off after receiving a straight red card in the (90′).
After this match, Swindon Town will have 31 points like Barrow to hold in the 6th place. Regarding the opposition, Tranmere Rovers will have 26 points to remain in the 11th place.
In the next match in the League Two, Swindon Town will host Bradford City on the 18th of April with a 6-5 head to head stats in favor of Swindon Town (6 draws).
Tranmere Rovers will play away agasint Rochdale on the 18th of April with a 4-2 head to head stats in favor of Rochdale (3 draws).
Swindon Town – Formation
Swindon Town started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
The manager Scott Lindsey decided to play with the following team: Solomon Brynn, Cian Harries, Saido Khan, Remeao Hutton, Ciaran Brennan, Frazer Blake-Tracy, Ben Gladwin, Ellis Iandolo, Ronan Darcy, Jacob Wakeling and Luke Jephcott.
The home team had on the bench: Morgan Roberts, Tomi Adeloye, Louis Samuel Reed, Ricky Aguair, Marcel Lavinier, Mathieu Baudry and .
Swindon Town made 3 changes: E. Iandolo for M. Lavinier (73′), S. Khan for L. Reed (82′) and J. Wakeling for M. Roberts (83′).
Tranmere Rovers – Formation
Tranmere Rovers started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
Micky Mellon played with: Ross Doohan, Jordan Turnbull, Lee O’Connor, Josh Cogley, Dynel Simeu, Ethan Bristow, Kieron Morris, Josh Hawkes, Christopher Merrie, Kane Hemmings and Elliot Nevitt.
They had on the bench: Tom Davies, John Nolan, Kyle Jameson, Mateusz Hewelt, Rhys Hughes, Neil Byrne and Jake Burton.
Tranmere Rovers made 3 changes: E. Nevitt for J. Burton (83′), J. Hawkes for R. Hughes (86′) and K. Morris for T. Davies (90′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the League Two.
- Swindon Town – Tranmere Rovers – 1-1
- Sutton United – Bradford City – 0-2
- Newport County – Stockport County – 1-2
- Gillingham – Northampton Town – 0-2
- Stevenage – Hartlepool United – 1-0
- Salford City – AFC Wimbledon – 0-0
- Rochdale – Mansfield Town – 0-1
- Harrogate Town – Leyton Orient – 0-2
- Grimsby Town – Doncaster Rovers – 1-3
- Crewe Alexandra – Colchester United – 1-0
- Crawley Town – Barrow – 1-0
- Carlisle United – Walsall – 0-0