Hartlepool United prevails over Rochdale 2-0 on Saturday. HIGHLIGHTS

HARTLEPOOL. Hartlepool United conquers Rochdale with a 2-0 win with a goal from J. Umerah (54') and a goal from J. Hamilton (64').

Hartlepool United prevails over Rochdale 2-0 on Saturday. HIGHLIGHTS

HARTLEPOOL. Hartlepool United beats Rochdale with a 2-0 win with a goal from J. Umerah (54′) and a goal from J. Hamilton (64′).

Also, Rochdale had 2 players sent off: Ethan Ebanks-Landell  (51′ for a red card) and Sam Graham (90′ for a double yellow card).

The match was played at the The Northern Gas and Power Stadium stadium in Hartlepool on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Marc Edwards with the assistance of Simon Clayton and Ivan Stankovic. The 4th official was Johnathon Bickerdike. The weather was clear. The temperature was quite cold at 1.1 degrees Celsius or 33.91 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 80%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 54 Ball Possession 46
Shots
  • 15 Total 10
  • 6 On Target 3
  • 9 Off Target 7
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 103 Attack 73
  • 62 Dangerous attack 26
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 8 Corners 4
  • 2 Off Sides 4
Fouls
  • 12 Total 8
  • 3 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 2
Other
  • 3 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

The ball possession was not so different. Hartlepool United was in possession of the ball for 54% of the time vs. Rochdale that controlled the ball for 46% of the time.

Attitude and shots

Hartlepool United was more aggressive with 62 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 6 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Hartlepool United won the match​.

Hartlepool United shot 15 times, 6 on target, 9 off target. On the opposite side, Rochdale shot 10 times, 3 on target, 7 off target.

Cards

Hartlepool United received 3 yellow cards (Peter Hartley, Jamie Sterry and Edon Pruti). Regarding the opposition, Rochdale received 1 yellow card (Sam Graham).

Also, Rochdale didn’t finish the match with 11 players after Sam Graham (Rochdale) was sent off after receiving a second yellow card (90′).

Ethan Ebanks-Landell  (Rochdale) was sent off after receiving a straight red card in the (51′).

Match Timeline

Peter Hartley- Yellow
36'
51'
Ethan Ebanks-Landell- Red
Josh Umerah(goal)
54'
Jamie Sterry- Yellow
59'
60'
Scott Quigley- sub ->Cameron John
60'
Sam Graham- sub ->Danny Lloyd
61'
James Ball- sub ->Ian Henderson
Rollin Menayese- sub ->Jamie Sterry
61'
Jack Hamilton(goal)
64'
67'
Sam Graham- Yellow
Mouhamed Niang- sub ->Matty Dolan
75'
82'
Tyrese Sinclair- sub ->Abraham Odoh
Jake Hastie- sub ->Joe Grey
86'
Edon Pruti- Yellow
87'
90'
Sam Graham(yellowred)

Standings

After this match, Hartlepool United will have 22 points like Crawley Town to hold in the 22nd place. Talking about the opposition, Rochdale will stay with 20 points like Gillingham to sit in the 24th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the League Two, Hartlepool United will play away with Salford City on the 18th of April with a 4-1 head to head record in favor of Salford City (3 draws).

Rochdale will host Tranmere Rovers on the 18th of April with a 4-2 head to head stats in favor of Rochdale (3 draws).

Hartlepool United – Formation

Hartlepool United
G
Ben Killip 1.England
D
Peter Hartley 39.England
36'
D
David Ferguson 3.England
D
Jamie Sterry 2.England
61' 59'
D
Daniel Dodds 37.England
D
Edon Pruti 15.England
87'
M
Nicky Featherstone 8.England
M
Matthew Dolan 16.England
75'
F
Josh Umerah 9.England
Goals54'
F
Jack Hamilton 19.Scotland
Goals64'
F
Joey Grey 12.England
86'
Substitutes
G
Patrick Boyes 13.England
D
Rollin Menayese 23.Wales
61'
D
Reghan Tumilty 26.England
M
Mohammad Sylla 20.France
M
Mouhamed Niang 4.Senegal
75'
F
Wesley McDonald 11.England
F
J. Hastie 7.Scotland
86'

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

The manager Keith Curle decided to play with the following team: Ben Killip, Peter Hartley, David Ferguson, Jamie Sterry, Daniel Dodds, Edon Pruti, Nicky Featherstone, Matthew Dolan, Josh Umerah, Jack Hamilton and Joe Grey.

The home team had on the bench: Mohamad Sylla, Wes McDonald, Mouhamed Niang, Rollin Menayese, Reghan Tumilty, Jake Hastie and Patrick Boyes.

Substitutions

Hartlepool United made 3 changes: Jamie Sterry for Rollin Menayese (61′), Matty Dolan for Mouhamed Niang (75′) and Joe Grey for Jake Hastie (86′).

Rochdale – Formation

Rochdale
G
Jake Eastwood 21.England
D
51'
D
Cameron John 24.England
60'
D
Max Taylor 5.England
D
Femi Seriki 2.England
M
Jimmy Keohane 13.Republic of Ireland
M
Liam Kelly 7.Republic of Ireland
F
Danny Lloyd 25.England
60'
F
Abraham Odoh 11.England
82'
F
Ian Henderson 40.England
61'
F
Devante Rodney 10.England
Substitutes
G
Richard O'Donnell 1.England
D
Sam Graham 15.England
60' 67'
M
Toumani Diagouraga 20.France
M
James Ball 8.England
61'
M
Tyrese Sinclair 17.England
82'
F
Scott Quigley 18.England
60'
F
Tahvon Campbell 19.England

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

Jim Bentley played with: Jake Eastwood, Ethan Ebanks-Landell, Cameron John, Max Edward Taylor, Femi Seriki, Jimmy Keohane, Danny Lloyd, Liam Kelly, Abraham Odoh, Ian Henderson and Devante Rodney.

They had on the bench: Sam Graham, Toumani Diagouraga, Scott Quigley, Tahvon Campbell, Richard O’Donnell, Jimmy Ball and Tyrese Sinclair.

Substitutions

Rochdale made 4 changes: Cameron John for Scott Quigley (60′), Danny Lloyd for Sam Graham (60′), Ian Henderson for James Ball (61′) and Abraham Odoh for Tyrese Sinclair (82′).

Results of the day

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