IPSWICH. Ipswich Town conquers Shrewsbury Town with a 2-0 win with a goal from G. Hirst (15′) and a goal from M. Luongo (51′). Ipswich Town was unquestionably better in terms of ball possession (65%) and that was among the factors of its victory.
The match was played at the Portman Road Stadium stadium in Ipswich on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Oliver Yates who had the assistance of Damith Bandara and Nick Dunn. The 4th official was Stuart Butler. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 11.1 degrees Celsius or 51.94 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 82%.
- ! 65 Ball Possession 35
- 22 Total 6
- 4 On Target 3
- 9 Off Target 2
- 9 Shots blocked 1
- 114 Attack 64
- 66 Dangerous attack 35
- 0 Ball safe 0
- 0 Penalties 0
- 5 Corners 4
- 11 Total 12
- 2 Yellow Cards 4
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 8 Substitutions 3
Ipswich Town was in firm control of the ball 65% while Shrewsbury Town was struggling with a 35% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Ipswich Town was more aggressive with 68 dangerous attacks and 22 shots of which 4 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Ipswich Town won the match.
Ipswich Town shot 22 times, 4 on target, 8 off target. On the opposite side, Shrewsbury Town shot 6 times, 3 on target, 2 off target.
Ipswich Town received 2 yellow cards (Nathan Broadhead and Leif Davis). On the opposite side, Shrewsbury Town received 5 yellow cards (Jordan Shipley, Rekeil Pyke, Matthew Pennington, Christian Saydee and Taylor Moore).
After playing this match, Ipswich Town will have 75 points to hold in the 3rd place. Regarding the opposition, Shrewsbury Town will stay with 55 points to hold in the 10th place.
In the next match in the League One, Ipswich Town will play away with Fleetwood Town on the 6th of May with a 4-2 head to head record in favor of Ipswich Town (1 draw).
Shrewsbury Town will play away agasint Lincoln City on the 6th of May with a 8-4 head to head in favor of Shrewsbury Town (8 draws).
Ipswich Town – Formation
Ipswich Town started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Kieran McKenna decided to play with the following team: Christian Walton, Cameron Burgess, Harrison Clarke, Luke Woolfenden, Leif Davis, Sam Morsy, Massimo Luongo, Wes Burns, Nathan Broadhead, Conor Chaplin and George Hirst.
The home team had on the bench: Kane Vincent-Young, Dominic Ball, Kyle Edwards, Václav Hladký, Kayden Jackson, Freddie Ladapo and Marcus Harness.
Ipswich Town made 5 changes: George Hirst for Freddie Ladapo (74′), Nathan Broadhead for Marcus Harness (74′), Wes Burns for Kayden Jackson (86′), Massimo Luongo for Kane Vincent-Young (90′) and Conor Chaplin for Dominic Ball (90′).
Shrewsbury Town – Formation
Shrewsbury Town started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Steve Cotterill played with: Marko Maroši, Tom Flanagan, Cheyenne Dunkley, Luke Leahy, Matthew Pennington, Taylor Moore, Elliott Bennett, Carl Winchester, Jordan Shipley, Rekeil Pyke and Robert Street.
These were the players on the bench: Kade Craig, Christain Saydee, Harry Burgoyne, Ryan Bowman, Tom Bloxham and Josh Barlow.
Shrewsbury Town made 3 changes: Robert Street for Tom Bloxham (60′), Rekeil Pyke for Christian Saydee (60′) and Elliott Bennett for Ryan Bowman (74′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the League One.
- Wycombe Wanderers – Barnsley – 0-1
- Port Vale – Burton Albion – 2-3
- Plymouth Argyle – Forest Green Rovers – 2-0
- Morecambe – Oxford United – 1-1
- Lincoln City – Peterborough United – 0-3
- Ipswich Town – Shrewsbury Town – 2-0
- Derby County – Fleetwood Town – 0-2
- Cheltenham Town – Exeter City – 3-1
- Cambridge United – Charlton Athletic – 1-2
- Bristol Rovers – Portsmouth – 0-2
- Accrington Stanley – Milton Keynes Dons – 0-1