Bradford City and Hartlepool United draw 2-2 on Saturday. HIGHLIGHTS

BOLTON. Bradford City finds the way to recover against Hartlepool United with a goal on the C. Cooke 33' and a goal on the D. Kemp 71'.

Bradford City and Hartlepool United draw 2-2 on Saturday. HIGHLIGHTS

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%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 54 Ball Possession 46
Shots
  • 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
Fouls
  • 9 Total 11
  • 1 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 1

Ball possession

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.

Cards

Bradford City received 1 yellow card (Andy Cook). Talking about the opposition, Hartlepool United received 2 yellow cards (Mohamad Sylla and Dan Kemp).

Match Timeline

33'
Callum Cooke(goal)
48'
Andy Cook(goal)Richard Smallwood 
49'
71'
74'
74'
75'
Andy Cook(goal)
78'
Andy Cook- Yellow
80'
80'
90'
90'
90'

Standings

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.

Next matches

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
G
Harry Lewis 1.England
D
Liam Ridehalgh 3.England
90'
D
Brad Halliday 2.England
74'
D
Matty Platt 5.England
D
Sam Stubbs 36.England
M
Adam Clayton 40.England
74'
M
F
Jamie Walker 10.Scotland
90'
F
Alex Gilliead 11.England
F
Andy Cook 9.England
80' Goals49', 78'
F
Dara Costelloe 33.Republic of Ireland
90'
Substitutes
G
Colin Doyle 13.Republic of Ireland
D
Romoney Crichlow 24.England
90'
D
Tolaji Bola 7.England
90'
M
Ryan East 16.England
74'
F
Harry Chapman 20.England
F
Vadaine Oliver 19.England
90'
F
Scott Banks  12.Scotland
74'

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).

Substitutions

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
G
J. Stolarczyk 41.Poland
D
David Ferguson 3.England
D
E. Murray 5.Scotland
D
Jamie Sterry 2.England
D
Daniel Dodds  37.England
D
Edon Pruti 15.Albania
M
Callum Cooke 10.England
Goals33'
M
Mohamad Sylla 20.France
48'
F
Dan Kemp 40.England
80' Goals71'
F
Connor Jennings 36.England
F
Josh Umerah 9.England
75'
Substitutes
G
Ben Killip 1.England
D
Taylor Foram 35.England
M
Matty Dolan 16.England
M
Oliver Finney 38.England
M
Nicky Featherstone 8.England
F
J. Hamilton 19.Scotland
75'
F
Brendan Kiernan 44.England

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.

Substitutions

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.​