Gillingham beats Colchester United 2-0 on Saturday. HIGHLIGHTS

COLCHESTER. Gillingham defeats Colchester United with a 2-0 win with a goal from D. Tutonda (37') and a goal from T. Nichols (45').

Gillingham beats Colchester United 2-0 on Saturday. HIGHLIGHTS

COLCHESTER. Gillingham defeats Colchester United with a 2-0 win with a goal from D. Tutonda (37′) and a goal from T. Nichols (45′). Colchester United was truly superior in terms of ball possession (63%).​

The match was played at the JobServe Community Stadium stadium in Colchester on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Alan Young with the assistance of Conor Farrell and Paul Lister. The 4th official was Stephen Brown. The weather was clear. The temperature was quite cold at 3.5 degrees Celsius or 38.37 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 78%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 63 Ball Possession 37
Shots
  • 16 Total 6
  • 0 On Target 3
  • 16 Off Target 3
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 115 Attack 87
  • 66 Dangerous attack 24
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 8 Corners 2
Fouls
  • 11 Total 13
  • 1 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 3 Substitutions 3

Ball possession

Colchester United was in firm control of the ball 63% while Gillingham was struggling with a 37% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Colchester United was more pushing with 66 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 0 were on target. Anyhow, Gillingham managed to find the solution to win this match.​

Colchester United shot 16 times, 0 on target, 16 off target. Talking about the opposition, Gillingham shot 6 times, 3 on target, 3 off target.

Cards

Colchester United received 1 yellow card (John Akinde). Regarding the opposition, Gillingham received 2 yellow cards (Shaun Williams and David Tutonda).

Match Timeline

27'
Shaun Williams- Yellow
37'
David Tutonda(goal)Timothée Dieng
45'
Tom Nichols(goal)Alex MacDonald
Arthur Read- sub ->Ossama Ashley
53'
John Akinde- Yellow
61'
Samson Tovide- sub ->T. Dallison-Lisbon
63'
68'
David Tutonda- Yellow
72'
Cheye Alexander- sub ->Alex MacDonald
73'
George Lapslie- sub ->Tom Nichols
Luke Hannant- sub ->Matt Jay
83'
89'
Stuart O'Keefe- sub ->Dom Jefferies

Standings

After playing this match, Colchester United will stay with 27 points to sit in the 18th place. On the other side, Gillingham will have 20 points like Rochdale to sit in the 23rd place.

Next matches

In the next match in the League Two, Colchester United will play away against Crawley Town on the 18th of April with a 9-4 head to head stats in favor of Crawley Town (7 draws).

Gillingham will host Leyton Orient on the 18th of April with a 6-5 head to head in favor of Leyton Orient (4 draws).

Colchester United – Formation

Colchester United
G
Kieran O'Hara 13.Republic of Ireland
D
Luke Chambers 4.England
D
Connor Hall 29.England
D
Tom Dallison 6.England
63'
D
Connor Wood 23.England
D
Junior Tchamadeu 22.England
M
Cole Skuse 8.England
M
Ossama Ashley 17.England
53'
M
Noah Chilvers 14.England
F
John Akinde 24.England
61'
F
Matt Jay 20.England
83'
Substitutes
G
Sam Hornby 1.England
D
Fiacre Kelleher 15.Republic of Ireland
D
Tommy Smith 5.New Zealand
M
Luke Hannant 7.England
83'
M
Arthur Read 16.England
53'
F
Samson Tovide 34.England
63'
F
Freddie Sears 11.England

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

The manager Matt Bloomfield decided to play with the following team: Kieran O’Hara, Luke Chambers, Connor Hall, Tom Dallison, Connor Wood, J. Tchamadeu, Cole Skuse, Ossama Ashley, Noah Chilvers, John Akinde and Matt Jay.

The home team had on the bench: Fiacre Kelleher, Samson Tovide, Luke Hannant, Arthur Read, Sam Hornby, Freddie Sears and Tommy Smith.

Substitutions

Colchester United made 3 changes: Ossama Ashley for Arthur Read (53′), T. Dallison-Lisbon for S. Tovide (63′) and Matt Jay for Luke Hannant (83′).

Gillingham – Formation

Gillingham
G
Glenn Morris 1.England
D
David Tutonda 3.Congo DR
68' Goals37'
D
Will Wright 4.England
D
Robbie McKenzie 14.England
D
Max Ehmer 5.Germany
M
Timothee Dieng 38.France
M
Shaun Williams 6.Republic of Ireland
27'
M
Dom Jefferies 16.Wales
7.0
89'
M
Alex MacDonald 7.Scotland
72'
F
Tom Nichols 20.England
73' Goals45'
F
Oliver Hawkins 28.England
Substitutes
G
Jake Turner 25.England
D
Cheye Alexander 2.England
72'
M
Stuart O'Keefe 8.England
89'
M
George Lapslie 49.England
73'
F
Joseph Gbode 29.England
F
Lewis Walker 19.England
F
Hakeeb Adelakun 21.England

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

Neil Harris played with: Glenn Morris, Timothee Dieng, David Tutonda, Will Wright, Robbie McKenzie, Shaun Williams, Max Ehmer, Alexander MacDonald, Tom Nichols, Oliver Hawkins and Dom Jeffries (7.0).

They had on the bench: Joseph Gbode, Stuart O’Keefe, Lewis Walker, Cheye Alexander, George Lapslie, Jake Turner and Hakeem Adelakun.

Substitutions

Gillingham made 3 changes: Alex MacDonald for Cheye Alexander (72′), Tom Nichols for George Lapslie (73′) and Dom Jefferies for Stuart O’Keefe (89′).

Best player: Dom Jeffries​

The player that probably impressed the most for Gillingham was Dom Jeffries even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (7.0) with 19 passes (73% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 7. He performed 1 cross.

Results of the day

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