STOKE. Stoke City and Norwich City didn’t manage to score any goal on Saturday. Stoke City was surely superior in terms of ball possession (65%).
The match was played at the Bet365 Stadium stadium in Stoke on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was David Webb with the collaboration of Rob Smith and Adrian Waters. The 4th official was Ben Toner.
- ! 65 Ball Possession 35
- 14 Total 8
- 8 On Target 1
- 4 Off Target 4
- 2 Shots blocked 3
- 114 Attack 67
- 69 Dangerous attack 26
- 0 Ball safe 0
- 0 Penalties 0
- 8 Corners 3
- 13 Total 11
- 2 Yellow Cards 0
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 2 Substitutions 4
Stoke City had a superior ball possession 65% while Norwich City was struggling with a 35% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Stoke City had a more offensive attitude with 69 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 8 were on target. Nevertheless, that was not enough Stoke City to win the match.
Stoke City shot 14 times, 8 on target, 4 off target. Regarding the opposition, Norwich City shot 8 times, 1 on target, 4 off target.
Stoke City received 2 yellow cards (Ben Wilmot and Ben Pearson). Talking about the opposition, Norwich City didn’t receive any yellow card.
After this match, Stoke City will have 48 points like Bristol City to sit in the 13th place. On the opposite side, Norwich City will have 57 points like Coventry City to remain in the 7th place.
In the next match in the Championship, Stoke City will play away against Watford on the 6th of May with a 6-5 head to head in favor of Watford (3 draws).
Norwich City will host Blackpool on the 6th of May with a 4-2 head to head stats in favor of Norwich City (3 draws).
Stoke City – Formation
Stoke City started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Alex Neil decided to play with the following team: Jack Bonham, Dujon Sterling , Axel Tuanzebe , Ben Wilmot , Morgan Fox , Ben Pearson , Josh Laurent , Ki-Jana Hoever , Will Smallbone , Tyrese Campbell and Jacob Brown .
The home team had on the bench: Lewis Baker, Conner Taylor, Phil Jagielka, Josh Tymon, Frank Fielding, Jordan Thompson and Jacob Holland-Wilkinson.
Stoke City made 2 changes: Ki-Jana Hoever for Lewis Baker (76′) and Josh Laurent for Josh Tymon (89′).
Best player: Dujon Sterling
The most impressive player for Stoke City was Dujon Sterling.
His rating iswith 26 passes (73% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 5 duels out of 10. He performed 3 crosses.
Norwich City – Formation
Norwich City started with a 4-4-1-1 line-up (4-4-1-1).
David Wagner played with: Angus Gunn, Jacob Lungi Sørensen , Grant Hanley , Ben Gibson , Dimitrios Giannoulis , Max Aarons , Gabriel Sara , Kenny McLean , Christos Tzolis , Teemu Pukki and Josh Sargent .
These were the players on the bench: Andrew Omobamidele, Sam McCallum , Abu Kamara, Marquinhos , Marcelino Núñez , Liam Gibbs and Tim Krul.
Norwich City made 4 changes: Jacob Lungi Sörensen for Andrew Omobamidele (46′), C. Tzolis for Marcus Vinícius Oliveira Alencar (69′), Teemu Pukki for M. Nuñez Espinoza (77′) and Dimitrios Giannoulis for Sam McCallum (81′).
Best player: Angus Gunn
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Norwich City was the goalkeeper: Angus Gunn. His rating is 9.43. He performed 9 saves.
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