ROTHERHAM. Rotherham United conquers Queens Park Rangers 3-1. Rotherham United got an early 2-0 lead with 2 goals from Jordan Hugill (15′) and Jordan Hugill (70′). Queens Park Rangers tried to recover with a goal from Jamal Lowe (83′). However, the encounter was closed by a goal (90′) scored by Hakeem Odoffin for Rotherham United.
The match was played at the New York Stadium stadium in Rotherham on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Darren Bond with the assistance of Philip Dermott and Shaun Hudson. The 4th official was James Linington. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold at 5.7 degrees Celsius or 42.3 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 67%.
- 49 Ball Possession 51
- 16 Total 14
- 9 On Target 3
- 1 Off Target 7
- 6 Shots blocked 4
- 101 Attack 99
- 51 Dangerous attack 48
- 0 Ball safe 0
- 1 Penalties 1
- 7 Corners 8
- 1 Off Sides 3
- 9 Total 11
- 2 Yellow Cards 3
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 4 Substitutions 2
None of the teams was particularly dominant in terms of ball possession. Rotherham United was in possession of the ball for 49% of the time vs. Queens Park Rangers that controlled the ball for 51% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Rotherham United was more aggressive with 51 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 9 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Rotherham United won the match.
Rotherham United shot 16 times, 9 on target, 1 off target. On the other side, Queens Park Rangers shot 14 times, 3 on target, 7 off target.
Rotherham United received 2 yellow cards (Jordan Hugill and Wes Harding). Regarding the opposition, Queens Park Rangers received 3 yellow cards (Albert Adomah, Sam Field and Rob Dickie).
After this match, Rotherham United will have 40 points to hold in the 18th place. Talking about the opposition, Queens Park Rangers will stay with 39 points like Birmingham City to hold in the 20th place.
In the next match in the Championship, Rotherham United will play away with Wigan Athletic on the 6th of May with a 6-3 head to head stats in favor of Wigan Athletic (3 draws).
Queens Park Rangers will host Bristol City on the 6th of May with a 9-8 head to head stats in favor of Bristol City (7 draws).
Rotherham United – Formation
Rotherham United adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Matthew Taylor decided to play with the following team: Viktor Johansson, Wes Harding , Bailey Wright , Cameron Humphreys , Leo Fuhr Hjelde , Conor Coventry , Hakeem Odofin , Tariqe Fosu-Henry , Chiedozie Ogbene , Jordan Hugill and Shane Ferguson .
The home team had on the bench: Georgie Kelly, Conor Washington, Josh Vickers, Tom Eaves, Jamie Lindsay, Peter Kioso and Cohen Bramall.
Rotherham United made 4 changes: Shane Ferguson for Jamie Lindsay (75′), Jordan Hugill for Daniel Kelly (89′), Tariqe Fosu for Conor Washington (89′) and Chiedozie Ogbene for Peter Kioso (90′).
Best player: Jordan Hugill
The most impressive player for Rotherham United was Jordan Hugill.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 14 passes (42% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 13 duels out of 23.
Queens Park Rangers – Formation
Also Queens Park Rangers adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Gareth Ainsworth played with: Seny Dieng, Aaron Drewe , Robert Dickie , Jimmy Dunne , Osman Kakay , Tim Iroegbunam , Stefan Johansen , Samuel Field , Albert Adomah , Chris Martin and Jamal Lowe .
They had on the bench: Taylor Richards, Jordan Archer, Alexander Aoraha, Andre Dozzell, Joseph Gubbins, Elijah Dixon-Bonner and Sinclair Armstrong .
Queens Park Rangers made 2 changes: T. Iroegbunam for Taylor Richards (64′) and Albert Adomah for Sinclair Armstrong (65′).
Best player: Jamal Lowe
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Queens Park Rangers was Jamal Lowe.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 17 passes (58% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 5 duels out of 13. He performed 3 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Championship.
- Wigan Athletic – Birmingham City – 1-1
- Watford – Preston North End – 0-0
- Sunderland – Stoke City – 1-5
- Rotherham United – Queens Park Rangers – 3-1
- Millwall – Norwich City – 2-3
- Middlesbrough – Reading – 5-0
- Luton Town – Swansea City – 1-0
- Huddersfield Town – Coventry City – 0-4
- Cardiff City – Bristol City – 2-0
- Blackpool – Burnley – 0-0
- Blackburn Rovers – Sheffield United – 1-0