CARDIFF. Millwall defeats Cardiff City 1-0 after T. Bradshaw scored just 1 goal (26′). Cardiff City lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (59%).
The match was played at the Cardiff City Stadium stadium in Cardiff on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Leigh Doughty with the assistance of Bhupinder Gill and Adam Crysell. The 4th official was Ben Speedie. The weather was mist. The temperature was quite cold at 1.6 degrees Celsius or 34.84 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 91%.
Cardiff City was in firm control of the ball 59% while Millwall was struggling with a 41% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Cardiff City was more pushing with 64 dangerous attacks and 22 shots of which 3 were on target. Still, Millwall found a way to find the solution to win this match.
Cardiff City shot 22 times, 3 on target, 19 off target. On the opposite side, Millwall shot 15 times, 6 on target, 9 off target.
Cardiff City received 3 yellow cards (A. Rinomhota, R. Allsop and C. Kipré). Regarding the opposition, Millwall received 3 yellow cards (Tom Bradshaw, Jake Cooper and Callum Styles).
After playing this contest, Cardiff City will stay with 29 points to remain in the 21st place. Talking about the opposition, Millwall will have 42 points like Norwich City, Middlesbrough and Luton Town to sit in the 8th place.
In the next match in the Championship, Cardiff City will play away against Burnley on the 6th of May with a 6-3 head to head stats in favor of Cardiff City (11 draws).
Millwall will host Blackburn Rovers on the 6th of May with a 8-3 head to head record in favor of Blackburn Rovers (6 draws).
Cardiff City – Formation
Cardiff City adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Mark Hudson decided to play with the following team: Ryan Allsop, Perry Ng , Mark McGuinness , Cédric Kipré , Callum O’Dowda , Ryan Wintle , Andy Rinomhota , Jaden Philogene-Bidace , Sheyi Ojo , Callum Robinson and Kion Etete .
The home team had on the bench: Isaak Davies, Joe Ralls , Jak Alnwick, Thomas Sang, Curtis Nelson, Romaine Sawyers and Rubin Colwill.
Cardiff City made 2 changes: S. Ojo for I. Davies (69′) and R. Wintle for J. Ralls (69′).
Best player: Kion Etete
The most impressive player for Cardiff City was Kion Etete.
His rating iswith 10 passes (90% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 12 duels out of 19.
Millwall – Formation
Also Millwall adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Gary Rowett played with: George Long, Danny McNamara , Shaun Hutchinson , Jake Cooper , Callum Styles , Billy Mitchell , George Saville , George Honeyman , Zian Flemming , Mason Bennett and Tom Bradshaw .
These were the players on the bench: Ryan Leonard, Scott Malone, Andreas Voglsammer, Jamie Shackleton , Charlie Cresswell, Romain Esse and Bartosz Białkowski.
Millwall made 5 changes: Mason Bennett for Ryan Leonard (63′), Tom Bradshaw for Jamie Shackleton (79′), George Honeyman for Andreas Voglsammer (79′), George Saville for C. Cresswell (90′) and Callum Styles for Scott Malone (90′).
Best player: George Saville
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Millwall was George Saville even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.
His rating iswith 36 passes (77% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 10 duels out of 12.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Championship.