SUNDERLAND. Sunderland managed to snatch a draw against Luton Town with a late goal from A. Diallo scored in the (86′) after Luton Town got a lead with a goal from A. Doughty (51′). Sunderland was not able to win even if it was better in terms of ball possession (59%)
The match was played at the Stadium of Light stadium in Sunderland on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Scott Oldham with the collaboration of Derek Eaton and Steve Meredith. The 4th official was David Rock.
- 59 Ball Possession 41
- 11 Total 7
- 4 On Target 3
- 3 Off Target 2
- 4 Shots blocked 2
- 95 Attack 137
- 58 Dangerous attack 66
- 0 Ball safe 0
- 1 Penalties 0
- 6 Corners 2
- 7 Total 16
- 0 Yellow Cards 3
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 3
Sunderland had a superior ball possession 59% while Luton Town was struggling with a 41% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Luton Town was more pushing with 66 dangerous attacks and 7 shots of which 3 were on target. Nonetheless, that was not enough Luton Town to win the encounter.
Sunderland shot 11 times, 4 on target, 3 off target. Talking about the opposition, Luton Town shot 7 times, 3 on target, 2 off target.
Sunderland didn’t receive any yellow card. On the opposite side, Luton Town received 4 yellow cards (Tom Lockyer, Elijah Adebayo, Cauley Woodrow and Carlton Morris).
After this encounter, Sunderland will have 53 points like Preston North End to remain in the 11th place. On the opposite side, Luton Town will have 64 points to hold in the 4th place.
In the next match in the Championship, Sunderland will play away with Preston North End on the 6th of May with a 4-0 head to head in favor of Preston North End (2 draws).
Luton Town will host Hull City on the 6th of May with a 5-3 head to head record in favor of Luton Town (1 draw).
Sunderland – Formation
Sunderland started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Tony Mowbray decided to play with the following team: Anthony Patterson, Trai Hume, Daniel Ballard, Danny Batth, Luke O’Nien , Édouard Michut , Daniel Neil , Patrick Roberts , Abdoullah Ba , Jack Clarke and Joe Gelhardt .
The home team had on the bench: Lynden Gooch, Alex Pritchard , Amad Diallo , Pierre Ekwah , Jewison Bennette , Isaac Lihadji and Alex Bass.
Sunderland made 5 changes: A. Ba for Amad Traoré (55′), Dan Neil for Jewison Bennette (72′), J. Gelhardt for Pierre Ekwah Elimby (72′), Trai Hume for Alex Pritchard (72′) and É. Michut for Lynden Gooch (72′).
Best player: Amad Diallo
The player that probably impressed the most for Sunderland was Amad Diallo.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 16 passes (93% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 6. He performed 1 cross.
His performance was remarkable also because he started the match from the bench before entering the filed in the 55′.
Luton Town – Formation
Luton Town started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
Rob Edwards played with: Ethan Horvath, Gabriel Osho , Tom Lockyer , Amari’i Bell , Cody Drameh , Marvelous Nakamba , Luke Berry , Alfie Doughty , Allan Campbell , Carlton Morris and Elijah Adebayo .
They had on the bench: Fred Onyedinma, Jordan Clark , Reece Burke, Joseph Taylor, James Shea, Henri Lansbury and Cauley Woodrow .
Luton Town made 3 changes: Luke Berry for Jordan Clark (57′), Alfie Doughty for Fred Onyedinma (75′) and Elijah Adebayo for Cauley Woodrow (83′).
Best player: Alfie Doughty
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Luton Town was Alfie Doughty.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 33 passes (75% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 6. He performed 7 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Championship.
- Watford – Wigan Athletic – 1-1
- Sunderland – Luton Town – 1-1
- Stoke City – Norwich City – 0-0
- Reading – Hull City – 1-1
- Queens Park Rangers – Birmingham City – 0-1
- Millwall – Huddersfield Town – 0-1
- Middlesbrough – Preston North End – 4-0
- Blackpool – Coventry City – 1-4