. Coventry City had a easy win over Blackpool. Coventry City scored with Ben Sheaf (20′), Kyle McFadzean (50′) and Matt Godden (73′). On the other side, Jerry Yates (34′) scored for Blackpool. Coventry City made the most of its superior ball possession (56%).
The match was played at the Bloomfield Road (Blackpool, Lancashire) stadium in on Saturday and it started at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Geoff Eltringham with the collaboration of George Byrne and Adam Crysell. The 4th official was Thomas Parsons.
- 44 Ball Possession 56
- 12 Total 18
- 1 On Target 7
- 7 Off Target 7
- 4 Shots blocked 4
- 120 Attack 111
- 48 Dangerous attack 42
- 0 Ball safe 0
- 1 Penalties 0
- 5 Corners 4
- 6 Off Sides 3
- 7 Total 12
- 0 Yellow Cards 3
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 6 Substitutions 4
Coventry City had a superior ball possession 56% while Blackpool was struggling with a 44% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Blackpool was putting more pressure with 48 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 1 were on target. Nevertheless, Coventry City managed to find the solution to win this match.
Blackpool shot 12 times, 1 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Coventry City shot 18 times, 7 on target, 7 off target.
Blackpool didn’t receive any yellow card. Talking about the opposition, Coventry City received 3 yellow cards (Viktor Gyökeres, Kyle McFadzean and Gustavo Hamer).
After this match, Blackpool will stay with 35 points to sit in the 23rd place. On the other side, Coventry City will have 57 points like Norwich City to hold in the 8th place.
In the next match in the Championship, Blackpool will play away with Norwich City on the 6th of May with a 4-2 head to head record in favor of Norwich City (3 draws).
Coventry City will play away agasint Middlesbrough on the 6th of May with a 4-4 head to head statistic.
Blackpool – Formation
Blackpool started with a 3-1-4-2 line-up (3-1-4-2).
The manager Mick McCarthy decided to play with the following team: Chris Maxwell, Curtis Nelson , Jordan Thorniley, James Husband , Callum Connolly , Andy Lyons , Charlie Patino , Lewis Fiorini , CJ Hamilton , Jerry Yates and Morgan Rogers .
The home team had on the bench: Ian Carlo Poveda, Kenneth Dougall , Daniel Grimshaw, Sonny Carey , Josh Bowler , Keshi Anderson and Dominic Thompson .
Blackpool could not rely on the presence of Kenny Dougall (injured).
Blackpool made 6 changes: Jordan Thorniley for Kenneth Dougall (10′), Lewis Fiorini for Keshi Anderson (59′), C. Patino for Sonny Carey (59′), Morgan Rogers for Josh Bowler (80′), CJ Hamilton for Ian Poveda-Ocampo (80′) and James Husband for Dominic Thompson (80′).
Best player: Josh Bowler
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Blackpool was Josh Bowler.
His rating iswith 5 passes (100% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 6.
His performance was remarkable also because he started the match from the bench before entering the filed in the 80′.
Coventry City – Formation
Coventry City started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
Mark Robins played with: Ben Wilson, Luke McNally , Kyle McFadzean , Callum Doyle , Fankaty Dabo , Gustavo Hamer , Ben Sheaf , Jake Bidwell , Josh Eccles , Tyler Walker and Viktor Gyökeres .
They had on the bench: Brooke Norton-Cuffy, Ryan Howley, Matt Godden , Simon Moore, Josh Wilson-Esbrand, Sean Maguire and Jonathan Panzo.
Coventry City made 4 changes: Fankaty Dabo for B. Norton-Cuffy (64′), Tyler Walker for Matt Godden (64′), Gustavo Hamer for Sean Maguire (90′) and Jake Bidwell for Josh Wilson-Esbrand (90′).
Best player: Matt Godden
The most impressive player for Coventry City was Matt Godden.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 6 passes (66% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 3.
His performance was remarkable also because he started the match from the bench before entering the filed in the 64′.
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