SHREWSBURY. Shrewsbury Town crushes Cambridge United 5-1 with goals of Luke Leahy (33′ pen), Jordan Shipley (45′), Matthew Pennington (57′), Christian Saydee (71′) and Luke Leahy (90′). Talking about the opposition, Cambridge United scored with Joe Ironside (69′). Cambridge United was truly superior in terms of ball possession (62%).
The match was played at the Montgomery Waters Meadow stadium in Shrewsbury on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Thomas Kirk with the help of Oliver Bickle and Darren Wilding. The 4th official was Alex Gray. The weather was mist. The temperature was quite cold at 0.4 degrees Celsius or 32.72 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 92%.
Cambridge United had a superior ball possession 62% while Shrewsbury Town was struggling with a 38% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Shrewsbury Town had a more offensive attitude with 51 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 8 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Shrewsbury Town won the match.
Shrewsbury Town shot 19 times, 8 on target, 11 off target. Talking about the opposition, Cambridge United shot 11 times, 3 on target, 8 off target.
Shrewsbury Town didn’t receive any yellow card. On the opposite side, Cambridge United received 4 yellow cards (Ben Worman, Ryan Bennett, Paul Digby and Jubril Okedina).
After this match, Shrewsbury Town will have 38 points like Peterborough United to remain in the 9th place. Talking about the opposition, Cambridge United will stay with 24 points like Morecambe to sit in the 22nd place.
In the next match in the League One, Shrewsbury Town will play away with Lincoln City on the 6th of May with a 8-4 head to head record in favor of Shrewsbury Town (8 draws).
Cambridge United will host Forest Green Rovers on the 6th of May with a 11-5 head to head stats in favor of Forest Green Rovers (10 draws).
Shrewsbury Town – Formation
Shrewsbury Town started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
The manager Steve Cotterill decided to play with the following team: Marko Maroši, Tom Flanagan, Cheyenne Dunkley, Luke Leahy, Matthew Pennington, Taylor Moore, Carl Winchester, Jordan Shipley, Killian Phillips, Robert Street and Christian Saydee.
The home team had on the bench: Tom Bloxham, Josh Barlow, Tom Bayliss, Elliott Bennett, Rekeil Pyke, Harry Burgoyne and Ryan Bowman.
Shrewsbury Town made 4 changes: Carl Winchester for Tom Bayliss (68′), Robert Street for Ryan Bowman (74′), Taylor Moore for Elliott Bennett (82′) and Christian Saydee for Tom Bloxham (82′).
Best player: Christian Saydee
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Shrewsbury Town was Christian Saydee.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 17 passes (76% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 13.
Cambridge United – Formation
Cambridge United started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).
Mark Bonner played with: William Mannion, Ryan Bennett, George Benjamin Williams, Jubril Okedina, L. Bennett, Paul Digby, James Brophy, Shilow Tracey, Ben Worman, Harvey Knibbs and Sam Smith.
They had on the bench: Joe Ironside, Lewis Simper, Dimitar Mitov, Greg Taylor, Jack Lankester, Saikou Janneh and Fejiri Okenabirhie.
Cambridge United made 3 changes: Shilow Tracey for Joe Ironside (64′), Harvey Knibbs for Jack Lankester (64′) and Ryan Bennett for Greg Taylor (76′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the League One.
- Oxford United – Ipswich Town – 2-1
- Portsmouth – Exeter City – 2-0
- Forest Green Rovers – Milton Keynes Dons – 1-2
- Derby County – Bolton Wanderers – 2-1
- Shrewsbury Town – Cambridge United – 5-1
- Sheffield Wednesday – Fleetwood Town – 1-0
- Plymouth Argyle – Cheltenham Town – 4-2
- Barnsley – Accrington Stanley – 3-1