FLEETWOOD. Wigan Athletic had a amazing comeback against Fleetwood Town. Wigan Athletic was vastly superior ball possession (63%) was among the key factors of its victory.
The match was played at the Highbury Stadium stadium in Fleetwood on Tuesday and it started at 7:45 pm local time. The referee was Ross Joyce who had the assistance of Kevin Mulraine and Paul Newhouse. The 4th official was Darren Williams. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold at 6 degrees Celsius or 42.85 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 81%.
- ! 37 Ball Possession 63
- 10 Total 17
- 2 On Target 7
- 8 Off Target 10
- 0 Shots blocked 1
- 75 Attack 87
- 21 Dangerous attack 64
- 58 Ball safe 31
- 1 Penalties 0
- 1 Corners 13
- 10 Total 13
- 3 Yellow Cards 2
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 2 Substitutions 1
Wigan Athletic had a superior ball possession 63% while Fleetwood Town was struggling with a 37% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Wigan Athletic was more aggressive with 64 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 7 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Wigan Athletic won the match.
Fleetwood Town shot 10 times, 2 on target, 8 off target. Talking about the opposition, Wigan Athletic shot 17 times, 7 on target, 10 off target.
Fleetwood Town received 3 yellow cards (S. Morris, D. Batty and D. Andrew). Regarding the opposition, Wigan Athletic received 2 yellow cards (C. Lang and T. Darikwa).
After this match, Fleetwood Town will stay with 14 points to stay in the 22nd place. Regarding the opposition, Wigan Athletic will have 34 points to stay in the 1st place.
In the next match in the League One, Fleetwood Town will play away against Accrington Stanley on the 14th of December with a 4-3 head to head in favor of Fleetwood Town (2 draws).
Wigan Athletic will host Oxford United on the 20th of November with a 2-2 head to head stats.
Fleetwood Town – Formation
Fleetwood Town adopted the 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
The manager Simon Grayson decided to play with the following team: Alex Cairns, James Hill , Tom Clarke , Danny Andrew , Callum Johnson , Jay Matete , Callum Camps , Daniel Batty , Paddy Lane , Joe Garner and Callum Morton .
The home team had on the bench: H. Biggins, Gerard Garner, C. McLaughlin, B. Crellin, A. Pilkington, Shayden Morris and M. Clark.
Fleetwood Town made 2 changes: P. Lane for S. Morris (73′) and J. Matete for G. Garner (78′).
Best player: Callum Morton
The player that probably impressed the most for Fleetwood Town was Callum Morton.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 13 passes (92% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 9.
Wigan Athletic – Formation
Also Wigan Athletic adopted the 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
Regarding the opposition, Leam Richardson played with: Ben Amos, Jason Kerr , Jack Whatmough , Curtis Tilt , Tendayi Darikwa , Will Keane , Tom Bayliss , Max Power , James McClean , Callum Lang and Charlie Wyke .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Gwion Edwards, G. Massey, T. Pearce, S. Humphrys, James Jones, Jordan Jones and K. Watts.
Wigan Athletic made only 1 change substituting J. Kerr for G. Edwards (57′).
Best player: Curtis Tilt
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Wigan Athletic was Curtis Tilt.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 46 passes (73% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 12.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the League One.
- Charlton Athletic – Rotherham United – 1-1
- Crewe Alexandra – Doncaster Rovers – 1-1
- Morecambe – Cambridge United – 0-2
- Portsmouth – Cheltenham Town – 1-1
- Fleetwood Town – Wigan Athletic – 2-3
- Sheffield Wednesday – Sunderland – 3-0
- Wycombe Wanderers – Ipswich Town – 1-4