LONDON. Norwich City defeated Millwall.
The match was played at the The Den stadium in London on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Graham Scott assisted by Tim Wood and Bhupinder Gill. The 4th official was Craig Hicks. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold at 6.5 degrees Celsius or 43.7 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 70%.
- 46 Ball Possession 54
- 21 Total 9
- 8 On Target 5
- 7 Off Target 1
- 6 Shots blocked 3
- 114 Attack 84
- 56 Dangerous attack 33
- 0 Ball safe 0
- 0 Penalties 0
- 4 Corners 4
- 7 Total 11
- 2 Yellow Cards 3
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 4
The ball possession was not so different. Millwall was in possession of the ball for 46% of the time vs. Norwich City that controlled the ball for 54% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Millwall was more aggressive with 56 dangerous attacks and 21 shots of which 8 were on target. Nonetheless, Norwich City managed to find the solution to win this contest.
Millwall shot 21 times, 8 on target, 7 off target. Talking about the opposition, Norwich City shot 9 times, 5 on target, 1 off target.
Millwall received 2 yellow cards (Ryan Leonard and Danny McNamara). Talking about the opposition, Norwich City received 3 yellow cards (Onel Hernández, Ben Gibson and M. Aarons).
After playing this match, Millwall will stay with 54 points to sit in the 7th place. Regarding the opposition, Norwich City will have 55 points to hold in the 6th place.
In the next match in the Championship, Millwall will host Blackburn Rovers on the 6th of May with a 8-3 head to head stats in favor of Blackburn Rovers (6 draws).
Norwich City will host Blackpool on the 6th of May with a 4-2 head to head record in favor of Norwich City (3 draws).
Millwall – Formation
Millwall started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Gary Rowett decided to play with the following team: George Long, Danny McNamara , Charlie Cresswell , Jake Cooper , Murray Wallace , Ryan Leonard , George Saville , Oliver Burke , Zian Flemming , George Honeyman and Tom Bradshaw .
The home team had on the bench: George Evans, Shaun Hutchinson, Scott Malone, Andreas Voglsammer, Duncan Watmore , Bartosz Bialkowski and Romain Esse .
Millwall made 4 changes: George Saville for Duncan Watmore (68′), George Honeyman for Andreas Voglsammer (69′), Murray Wallace for Scott Malone (89′) and Ryan Leonard for George Evans (89′).
Best player: Zian Flemming
The player that probably impressed the most for Millwall was Zian Flemming.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 27 passes (66% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 13. He performed 2 crosses.
Norwich City – Formation
Norwich City started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).
David Wagner played with: Angus Gunn, Max Aarons , Grant Hanley , Ben Gibson , Dimitrios Giannoulis , Kenny McLean , Onel Hernández , Jacob Lungi Sørensen , Gabriel Sara , Adam Idah and Teemu Pukki .
These were the players on the bench: Andrew Omobamidele, Marcelino Núñez, Christos Tzolis, Sam McCallum, Liam Gibbs, Tim Krul and Marcus Vinícius Oliveira Alencar.
Norwich City made 4 changes: Gabriel Sara for M. Nuñez Espinoza (87′), Onel Hernández for Andrew Omobamidele (87′), Teemu Pukki for Marcus Vinícius Oliveira Alencar (90′) and M. Aarons for Sam McCallum (90′).
Best player: Gabriel Sara
The most impressive player for Norwich City was Gabriel Sara.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 31 passes (74% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 11. He performed 1 cross.
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