DERBY. Fleetwood Town defeats Derby County with a 2-0 win with an own goal from J. Wildsmith (11′) and a goal from C. Mendes (30′). Derby County lost this match even if it was better in terms of ball possession (56%).
The match was played at the Pride Park Stadium stadium in Derby on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Seb Stockbridge with the assistance of Bradley Hall and Andy Laver. The 4th official was Martin Woods. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 12.7 degrees Celsius or 54.77 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 76%.
- 56 Ball Possession 44
- 15 Total 8
- 2 On Target 3
- 9 Off Target 2
- 4 Shots blocked 3
- 98 Attack 98
- 56 Dangerous attack 54
- 0 Ball safe 0
- 0 Penalties 0
- 3 Corners 8
- 13 Total 11
- 2 Yellow Cards 3
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 4
Derby County had a superior ball possession 56% while Fleetwood Town was struggling with a 44% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Derby County was more pushing with 56 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 3 were on target. Nonetheless, Fleetwood Town managed to find the solution to win this match.
Derby County shot 16 times, 3 on target, 11 off target. Regarding the opposition, Fleetwood Town shot 8 times, 4 on target, 3 off target.
Derby County received 1 yellow card (Curtis Davies). On the other side, Fleetwood Town received 4 yellow cards (Corrie Ndaba, Lewis Warrington, J. Knight and Jayden Stockley).
After playing this match, Derby County will stay with 64 points like Bolton Wanderers to remain in the 5th place. On the opposite side, Fleetwood Town will have 46 points like Exeter City to hold in the 12th place.
In the next match in the League One, Derby County will play away against Sheffield Wednesday on the 6th of May with a 12-5 head to head in favor of Derby County (12 draws).
Fleetwood Town will host Ipswich Town on the 6th of May with a 4-2 head to head in favor of Ipswich Town (1 draw).
Derby County – Formation
Derby County started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Paul Warne decided to play with the following team: Joe Wildsmith, Curtis Davies, Craig Forsyth, Korey Smith, Conor Hourihane, Max Bird, Louie Sibley, Eiram Cashin, Tony Springett, Nathaniel Mendez-Laing and James Collins.
The home team had on the bench: David McGoldrick, Luke McGee, Jason Knight, Lewis Norman Dobbin, Harvey White, Hayden Roberts and Tom Barkhuizen.
Derby County made 5 changes: T. Springett for Jason Knight (44′), Conor Hourihane for David McGoldrick (44′), L. Sibley for Tom Barkhuizen (46′), Curtis Davies for Hayden Roberts (46′) and Nathaniel Mendez-Laing for Lewis Dobbin (62′).
Fleetwood Town – Formation
Fleetwood Town started with a 5-3-2 line-up (5-3-2).
Scott Brown played with: Josh Earl, Harrison Holgate, Josh Vela, Brendan Sarpong Wiredu, Corrie Ndaba, Jay Lynch, Lewis Warrington, Shaun Rooney, Jayden Stockley, Jack Marriott and Carlos Mendes Gomes.
These were the players on the bench: Cian Hayes, Daniel Batty, Phoenix Patterson, S. McMullan, H. Macadam, Carl Robert Johnston and Aristote Nsiala.
Fleetwood Town could not rely on the presence of Carl Johnston (injured).
Fleetwood Town made 4 changes: Carlos Mendes for Harvey Macadam (75′), Shaun Rooney for Carl Johnston (83′), Corrie Ndaba for Aristote Nsiala (83′) and Jack Marriott for Cian Hayes (88′).
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