Crewe Alexandra defeats Colchester United 1-0 with a goal scored by D. Agyei. HIGHLIGHTS

CREWE. Crewe Alexandra conquers Colchester United 1-0 after D. Agyei scored just 1 goal (80').

Crewe Alexandra defeats Colchester United 1-0 with a goal scored by D. Agyei. HIGHLIGHTS

CREWE. Crewe Alexandra conquers Colchester United 1-0 after D. Agyei scored just 1 goal (80′). Crewe Alexandra took advantage of its better ball possession (60%).

The match was played at the Alexandra Stadium stadium in Crewe on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Thomas Parsons assisted by Michael Webb and Hristo Karaivanov. The 4th official was Andy Haines. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 12.3 degrees Celsius or 54.21 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 79%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 60 Ball Possession 40
Shots
  • 9 Total 13
  • 4 On Target 0
  • 5 Off Target 13
  • 0 Shots blocked 1
  • 95 Attack 81
  • 30 Dangerous attack 49
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 1 Corners 7
  • 2 Off Sides 3
Fouls
  • 16 Total 17
  • 2 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 3 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

Crewe Alexandra was in firm control of the ball 60% while Colchester United was struggling with a 40% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Colchester United was more pushing with 49 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 0 were on target. Nonetheless, Crewe Alexandra succeeded in find the solution to win this encounter.​

Crewe Alexandra shot 9 times, 4 on target, 5 off target. On the opposite side, Colchester United shot 13 times, 0 on target, 13 off target.

Cards

Crewe Alexandra received 2 yellow cards (L. Offord and T. Uwakwe). Talking about the opposition, Colchester United received 3 yellow cards (O. Ashley, F. Nouble and L. Hannant).

Match Timeline

10'
O. Ashley- Yellow
L. Offord- Yellow
34'
E. King- sub ->R. Adebisi
54'
O. Finney- sub ->J. Tabiner
64'
65'
F. Nouble- Yellow
72'
L. Hannant- Yellow
C. Colkett- sub ->L. Brook
76'
D. Agyei(goal)T. Uwakwe
80'
84'
F. Sears- sub ->S. Tovide
84'
D. Chesters- sub ->A. Newby
84'
N. Chilvers- sub ->L. Hannant
85'
B. Lubala- sub ->F. Nouble
T. Uwakwe- Yellow
90'

Standings

After playing this encounter, Crewe Alexandra will have 22 points to remain in the 16th place. On the opposite side, Colchester United will stay with 11 points to remain in the 24th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the League Two, Crewe Alexandra will host AFC Wimbledon on the 18th of April with a 3-1 head to head stats in favor of Crewe Alexandra (3 draws).

Colchester United will play away agasint Crawley Town on the 18th of April with a 9-4 head to head in favor of Crawley Town (7 draws).

Crewe Alexandra – Formation

Crewe Alexandra
G
A. Okonkwo 13.England
D
B. Sass-Davies 22.Wales
D
R. Adebisi 3.England
54'
M
C. Thomas 8.England
M
K. Mellor 2.England
M
T. Uwakwe 21.England
90'
M
L. Brook 17.Australia
6.6
76'
M
L. Offord 6.England
34'
F
D. Agyei 11.England
Goals80'
F
B. Sambou 19.England
F
J. Tabiner 25.England
64'
Substitutes
G
D. Richards 1.Wales
D
Z. Williams 4.Wales
M
E. King 20.Wales
54'
M
O. Finney 14.England
64'
M
T. Leshabela 18.South Africa
M
R. Griffiths 12.England
M
C. Colkett 16.England
6.6
76'

Crewe Alexandra started with a christmas tree line-up (4-3-2-1).

The manager Alex Morris decided to play with the following team: Arthur Okonkwo, Billy Sass-Davies, Rio Adebisi, Conor Thomas, Kelvin Mellor, Tariq Uwakwe, Luke Offord, Daniel Agyei, Bassala Sambou, Joel Tabiner and Lachlan Brook (6.6).

The home team had on the bench: Dave Richards, Eli King, Oliver Finney, Zac Williams, Thakgalo Khanya Leshabela, Regan Griffiths and Charlie Colkett (6.6).

Substitutions

Crewe Alexandra made 3 changes: R. Adebisi for E. King (54′), J. Tabiner for O. Finney (64′) and L. Brook for C. Colkett (76′).

Best player: Lachlan Brook​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Crewe Alexandra was Lachlan Brook even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.

His rating is (6.6) with 24 passes (70% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 6. He performed 1 cross.

Colchester United – Formation

Colchester United
S. Tovide 34.England
84'
G
S. Hornby 1.England
D
L. Chambers 4.England
D
T. Eastman 18.England
D
A. Kazeem 30.England
D
J. Tchamadeu 22.England
M
A. Judge 10.Republic of Ireland
M
A. Newby 19.England
6.7
84'
M
L. Hannant 7.England
6.8
84' 72'
M
O. Ashley 17.England
10'
F
F. Nouble 45.England
85' 65'
Substitutes
G
K. O'Hara 13.Republic of Ireland
D
T. Smith 5.New Zealand
M
N. Chilvers 14.England
6.6
84'
M
D. Chesters 23.England
6.8
84'
M
M. Miranda 33.England
F
B. Lubala 15.Congo DR
85'
F
F. Sears 11.England
84'

Colchester United started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

Matt Bloomfield played with: Sam Hornby, Luke Chambers, Tom Eastman, Al Amin Kazeem, J. Tchamadeu, Alan Judge, Ossama Ashley, Frank Nouble, Samson Tovide, Alex Newby (6.7) and Luke Hannant (6.8).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Noah Chilvers (6.6), Beryly Lubala, Freddie Sears, Tommy Smith, Dan Chesters (6.8), Marley Marshall Miranda and Kieran O’Hara.

Substitutions

Colchester United made 4 changes: S. Tovide for F. Sears (84′), A. Newby for D. Chesters (84′), L. Hannant for N. Chilvers (84′) and F. Nouble for B. Lubala (85′).

Best player: Dan Chesters​

The most impressive player for Colchester United was Dan Chesters.

His rating is (6.8) with 2 passes (50% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 1 duel out of 1.

His performance was remarkable also because he started the match from the bench before entering the filed in the 84′.

Results of the day

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