KINGSTON UPON THAMES. Crawley Town prevails over AFC Wimbledon 1-0 after A. Nadesan scored just 1 goal (6′). AFC Wimbledon lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (56%).
The match was played at the Kingsmeadow stadium in Kingston upon Thames on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Carl Boyeson with the help of Daniel Bonneywell and Paul Lister. The 4th official was Ben Atkinson. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 13.1 degrees Celsius or 55.49 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 82%.
- 56 Ball Possession 44
- 7 Total 7
- 0 On Target 1
- 5 Off Target 4
- 2 Shots blocked 2
- 115 Attack 111
- 49 Dangerous attack 37
- 0 Ball safe 0
- 0 Penalties 0
- 1 Corners 5
- 5 Off Sides 1
- 16 Total 12
- 3 Yellow Cards 4
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 3 Substitutions 5
AFC Wimbledon had a strong ball possession 56% while Crawley Town was struggling with a 44% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
AFC Wimbledon was more aggressive with 49 dangerous attacks and 6 shots of which 0 were on target. Nonetheless, Crawley Town managed to find the solution to win this match.
AFC Wimbledon shot 6 times, 0 on target, 5 off target. On the opposite side, Crawley Town shot 7 times, 1 on target, 4 off target.
AFC Wimbledon received 3 yellow cards (Aaron Pierre, Armani Little and Will Nightingale). Regarding the opposition, Crawley Town received 4 yellow cards (A. Nadesan, Jack Roles, A. Oteh and T. Johnson).
After this match, AFC Wimbledon will stay with 43 points like Newport County to sit in the 17th place. Regarding the opposition, Crawley Town will have 32 points to hold in the 22nd place.
In the next match in the League Two, AFC Wimbledon will play away against Grimsby Town on the 6th of May with a 1-1 head to head statistic.
Crawley Town will host Colchester United on the 18th of April with a 9-4 head to head stats in favor of Crawley Town (7 draws).
AFC Wimbledon – Formation
AFC Wimbledon started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Johnnie Jackson decided to play with the following team: Nik Tzanev, Chris Gunter, Aaron Pierre, William Nightingale, Jack Currie, Alex Woodyard, Armani Little, Sam Pearson, Kasey McAteer, Ethan Chislett and Ali Al-Hamadi.
The home team had on the bench: Nathan Broome, Alfie Bendle, George Marsh, Luke Jenkins, Huseyin Biler, Isaac Ogundere and Saikou Janneh.
AFC Wimbledon made 3 changes: K. McAteer for Saikou Janneh (46′), Alex Woodyard for Alfie Bendle (64′) and Chris Gunter for Huseyin Biler (64′).
Crawley Town – Formation
Crawley Town started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
Scott Lindsey played with: Corey Addai, Dion Conroy, Travis Johnson, Mazeed Ogungbo, Ludwig Francillette, Jordon Mutch, Jack Powell, Dominic Telford, James Tilley, Ashley Nadesan and Aramide Oteh.
They had on the bench: Rafiq Khaleel, Jack Roles, Ben Gladwin, Ryan Schofield, Joel Lynch, Brandon Mason and Tom Fellows.
Crawley Town could not rely on the presence of K. Salah-Edine (injured).
Crawley Town made 4 changes: L. Francillette for Joel Lynch (62′), J. Tilley for Jack Roles (65′), D. Telford for Ben Gladwin (66′) and Jordon Mutch for Khaleel Rafiq Salah-Edine (74′).
Best player: Rafiq Khaleel
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Crawley Town was Rafiq Khaleel even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.
His rating iswith 1 passes (0% accurate) and 0 key passes.
His performance was remarkable also because he started the match from the bench before entering the filed in the 74′.
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