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%.
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.
Colchester United received 1 yellow card (John Akinde). Regarding the opposition, Gillingham received 2 yellow cards (Shaun Williams and David Tutonda).
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.
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 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.
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 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.
They had on the bench: Joseph Gbode, Stuart O’Keefe, Lewis Walker, Cheye Alexander, George Lapslie, Jake Turner and Hakeem Adelakun.
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 iswith 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.