BOLTON. Bradford City bounces back against Hartlepool United with a goal on the C. Cooke 33′ and a goal on the D. Kemp 71′.
The match was played at the University of Bolton Stadium stadium in Bolton on Saturday and it started at 1:00 pm local time. The referee was Declan Bourne with the collaboration of Richard Woodward and Richard Wigglesworth. The 4th official was Steve Rushton. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 12.5 degrees Celsius or 54.41 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 80%.
- 54 Ball Possession 46
- 18 Total 10
- 7 On Target 4
- 11 Off Target 3
- 0 Shots blocked 3
- 117 Attack 101
- 53 Dangerous attack 41
- 0 Ball safe 0
- 0 Penalties 0
- 2 Corners 7
- 4 Off Sides 4
- 9 Total 11
- 1 Yellow Cards 2
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 1
No teams had a vastly superior advantage in terms of ball possession. Bradford City was in possession of the ball for 54% of the time vs. Hartlepool United that controlled the ball for 46% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Bradford City was putting more pressure with 53 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 7 were on target. Nonetheless, that was not enough Bradford City to win the match.
Bradford City shot 17 times, 7 on target, 10 off target. Talking about the opposition, Hartlepool United shot 9 times, 4 on target, 2 off target.
Bradford City received 1 yellow card (Andy Cook). Talking about the opposition, Hartlepool United received 2 yellow cards (Mohamad Sylla and Dan Kemp).
After this match, Bradford City will have 60 points like Stockport County to sit in the 6th place. On the opposite side, Hartlepool United will have 31 points to sit in the 23rd place.
In the next match in the League Two, Bradford City will play away with Swindon Town on the 18th of April with a 6-5 head to head statistic in favor of Swindon Town (6 draws).
Hartlepool United will play away agasint Salford City on the 18th of April with a 4-1 head to head in favor of Salford City (3 draws).
Bradford City – Formation
Bradford City started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).
The manager Mark Hughes decided to play with the following team: Harry Lewis, Liam Ridehalgh, Brad Halliday, Matthew Platt, Sam Stubbs, Adam Clayton, Richard Smallwood, Jamie Walker, Alex Gilliead, Andy Cook and Dara Costelloe.
The home team had on the bench: Harrison Chapman, Ryan Henry East, Romoney Crichlow-Noble, Vadaine Oliver, Colin Doyle, Tolaji Bola and Scott Banks.
Bradford City could not rely on the presence of Romoney Crichlow (injured).
Bradford City made 5 changes: Brad Halliday for Ryan East (74′), Adam Clayton for Scott Banks (74′), Jamie Walker for Romoney Crichlow-Noble (90′), D. Costelloe for Vadaine Oliver (90′) and Liam Ridehalgh for Tolaji Bola (90′).
Hartlepool United – Formation
Hartlepool United started with a 5-3-2 line-up (5-3-2).
Keith Curle played with: Jakub Stolarczyk, David Ferguson, Euan Murray, Jamie Sterry, Daniel Dodds, Edon Pruti, Callum Cooke, Mohamad Sylla, Daniel Kemp, Conner Jennings and Josh Umerah.
The following players were sitting on the bench: Ben Killip, Matthew Dolan, Oliver Finney, Jack Hamilton, Brendan Kiernan, Nicky Featherstone and Taylor Foram.
Hartlepool United made only 1 change substituting Josh Umerah for Jack Hamilton (75′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the League Two.
- Bradford City – Hartlepool United – 2-2
- Tranmere Rovers – Newport County – 1-3
- Walsall – Gillingham – 2-0
- Stockport County – Mansfield Town – 1-1
- Salford City – Doncaster Rovers – 3-1
- Rochdale – Swindon Town – 4-4
- Northampton Town – Crewe Alexandra – 1-0
- Leyton Orient – Colchester United – 2-2
- Harrogate Town – Barrow – 1-0
- Carlisle United – Stevenage – 0-0
- AFC Wimbledon – Crawley Town – 0-1