Norwich City overcomes Coventry City 4-2. HIGHLIGHTS

COVENTRY. Norwich City overcomes Coventry City 4-2.

Norwich City overcomes Coventry City 4-2. HIGHLIGHTS

COVENTRY. Norwich City conquers Coventry City 4-2. Norwich City was decisively better in terms of ball possession (66%) and that was among the factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the The Coventry Building Society Arena stadium in Coventry on Saturday and it started at 12:30 pm local time. The referee was Joshua Smith who had the assistance of Samuel Lewis and Robert Hyde. The 4th official was James Linington. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold at 3.8 degrees Celsius or 38.88 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 82%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 34 Ball Possession 66
Shots
  • 11 Total 18
  • 4 On Target 7
  • 7 Off Target 11
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 89 Attack 104
  • 35 Dangerous attack 42
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 4 Corners 6
  • 3 Off Sides 1
Fouls
  • 10 Total 8
  • 0 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 3 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Norwich City was in firm control of the ball 66% while Coventry City was struggling with a 34% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Norwich City was more aggressive with 42 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 7 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Norwich City won the contest.​

Coventry City shot 11 times, 4 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, Norwich City shot 18 times, 7 on target, 11 off target.

Cards

Coventry City didn’t receive any yellow card. On the other side, Norwich City received 1 yellow card (M. Aarons).

Match Timeline

Michael Rose(own-goal)
6'
11'
Onel Hernández(goal)
19'
Josh Sargent(goal)Teemu Pukki
Jamie Allen(goal)
21'
Kasey Palmer(goal)Viktor Gyökeres
26'
46'
Sam McCallum- sub ->Dimitrios Giannoulis
66'
Kieran Dowell(goal)
Jack Burroughs- sub ->Gustavo Hamer
67'
67'
Adam Idah- sub ->Josh Sargent
Jonathan Panzo- sub ->Fankaty Dabo
67'
Josh Wilson-Esbrand- sub ->B. Norton-Cuffy
67'
67'
M. Nuñez Espinoza- sub ->Onel Hernández
87'
Jacob Lungi Sorensen- sub ->Teemu Pukki
89'
Max Aarons- Yellow
90'
Liam Gibbs- sub ->M. Aarons

Standings

After this encounter, Coventry City will stay with 35 points to remain in the 15th place. On the opposite side, Norwich City will have 42 points like Middlesbrough, Luton Town and Millwall to remain in the 5th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Championship, Coventry City will play away against Middlesbrough on the 6th of May with a 4-4 head to head statistic.

Norwich City will host Blackpool on the 6th of May with a 4-2 head to head in favor of Norwich City (3 draws).

Coventry City – Formation

Coventry City
G
Ben Wilson 13.England
6.2
D
Fankaty Dabo 23.England
6.4
67'
D
Michael Rose 4.Scotland
6.0
D
Callum Doyle 3.England
6.0
M
Jake Bidwell 27.England
6.8
M
B. Norton-Cuffy 7.England
6.1
67'
M
Jamie Allen 8.England
7.0
Goals21'
M
Ben Sheaf 14.England
7.1
M
Gustavo Hamer 38.Netherlands
6.9
67'
F
Kasey Palmer 45.England
7.3
Goals26'
F
Viktor Gyökeres 17.Sweden
6.1
Substitutes
G
Simon Moore 1.England
D
Josh Wilson-Esbrand 11.England
6.2
67'
D
Jonathan Panzo 2.England
6.6
67'
M
R. Howley 36.England
M
Liam Kelly 6.Scotland
M
Jack Burroughs 32.Scotland
6.8
67'

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

The manager Mark Robins decided to play with the following team: Ben Wilson (6.2), Fankaty Dabo (6.4), Michael Rose (6.0), Callum Doyle (6.0), Brooke Norton-Cuffy (6.1), Ben Sheaf (7.1), Gustavo Hamer (6.9), Jamie Allen (7.0), Jake Bidwell (6.8), Kasey Palmer (7.3) and Viktor Gyökeres (6.1).

The home team had on the bench: Harrison Nee, Ryan Howley, Josh Wilson-Esbrand (6.2), Liam Kelly, Simon Moore, Jonathan Panzo (6.6) and Jack Burroughs (6.8).

Substitutions

Coventry City made 3 changes: Gustavo Hamer for J. Burroughs (67′), Fankaty Dabo for Jonathan Panzo (67′) and B. Norton-Cuffy for J. Wilson-Esbrand (67′).

Best player: Kasey Palmer​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Coventry City was Kasey Palmer.

His rating is (7.3) with 1 goal, 25 passes (60% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 2 duels out of 8. He performed 1 cross.

Norwich City – Formation

Norwich City
G
Tim Krul 1.Netherlands
6.3
D
Grant Hanley 5.Scotland
7.0
D
6.3
46'
D
Max Aarons 2.England
6.7
90' 89'
D
Andrew Omobamidele 4.Republic of Ireland
6.6
M
Kenny McLean 23.Scotland
7.1
M
Gabriel 17.Brazil
7.1
M
Josh Sargent 24.USA
7.3
67' Goals19'
F
Onel Hernández 25.Germany
7.4
67' Goals11'
F
Kieran Dowell 10.England
8.2
Goals66'
F
Teemu Pukki 22.Finland
7.1
87'
Substitutes
G
Angus Gunn 28.England
D
Sam McCallum 15.England
7.2
46'
M
6.5
67'
M
Liam Gibbs 46.England
90'
M
87'
F
Adam Idah 11.Republic of Ireland
6.7
67'
F
Danel Sinani 21.Luxembourg

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

David Wagner played with: Tim Krul (6.3), Max Aarons (6.7), Andrew Omobamidele (6.6), Grant Hanley (7.0), Dimitrios Giannoulis (6.3), Josh Sargent (7.3), Kenny McLean (7.1), Gabriel Sara (7.1), Kieran Dowell (8.2), Teemu Pukki (7.1) and Onel Hernández (7.4).

These were the players on the bench: Angus Gunn, Marcelino Núñez (6.5), Sam McCallum (7.2), Liam Gibbs, Adam Idah (6.7), Danel Sinani and Jacob Lungi Sørensen.

Norwich City could not rely on the presence of Jacob Lungi Sörensen (injured).

Substitutions

Norwich City made 5 changes: Dimitrios Giannoulis for Sam McCallum (46′), Josh Sargent for A. Idah (67′), Onel Hernández for M. Nuñez (67′), Teemu Pukki for Jacob Lungi Sörensen (87′) and M. Aarons for L. Gibbs (90′).

Best player: Kieran Dowell​

The player that probably impressed the most for Norwich City was Kieran Dowell.

His rating is (8.2) with 1 goal, 50 passes (88% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 4. He performed 1 cross.

Results of the day

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