LONDON. Coventry City and Millwall draw 1-1. V. Gyokeres scored the first goal for Coventry City. G. Saville settled the score. Coventry City was not able to win even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (59%)
The match was played at the The Den stadium in London on Saturday and it started at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Keith Stroud with the assistance of Ian Cooper and Samuel Lewis. The 4th official was Matthew Russell. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 22.7 degrees Celsius or 72.9 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 57%.
Millwall started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up. On the other side, Coventry City adopted a 3-4-1-2 formation.
Millwall – Formation
The manager Gary Rowett decided to play with the following team: Bartosz Białkowski, Daniel Ballard , Murray Wallace , Jake Cooper , Ryan Leonard , Maikel Kieftenbeld , George Saville , Scott Malone , Jed Wallace , Matt Smith and Tom Bradshaw .
The home team had on the bench: Connor Mahoney, Ben Thompson, Billy Mitchell , Alex Pearce, Mason Bennett , George Long and Shaun Hutchinson.
Best player: Jake Cooper
The player that probably impressed the most for Millwall was Jake Cooper.
His rating iswith 27 passes (66% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 11 duels out of 12.
Coventry City – Formation
On the opposite side, Mark Robins played with: Simon Moore, Dominic Hyam , Kyle McFadzean , Jake Clarke-Salter , Todd Kane , Gustavo Hamer , Ben Sheaf , Ian Maatsen , Callum O’Hare , Viktor Gyökeres and Matt Godden .
They had on the bench: Julien Da Costa, Tyler Walker, Michael Rose , Jamie Allen , Ben Wilson, Martyn Waghorn and Jodi Jones.
Coventry City could not rely on the presence of M. Rose (injured).
Best player: Viktor Gyökeres
The player that probably impressed the most for Coventry City was Viktor Gyökeres.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 33 passes (72% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 17. He performed 1 cross.
- 41 Ball Possession 59
- 20 Total 15
- 6 On Target 3
- 14 Off Target 12
- 0 Shots blocked 0
- 97 Attack 119
- 64 Dangerous attack 47
- 0 Ball safe 0
- 0 Penalties 0
- 8 Corners 4
- 2 Off Sides 2
- 12 Total 7
- 2 Yellow Cards 0
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 3 Substitutions 3
Coventry City was in firm control of the ball 59% while Millwall was struggling with a 41% ball possession.
Millwall was more aggressive with 64 dangerous attacks and 20 shots of which 6 were on target. However, that was not enough Millwall to win the match.
Millwall shot 20 times, 6 on target, 14 off target. On the other side, Coventry City shot 15 times, 3 on target, 12 off target.
Millwall received 2 yellow cards (G. Saville and M. Wallace). On the other side, Coventry City didn’t receive any yellow card.
After this match, Millwall will have 8 points like Barnsley and Blackpool to stay in the 20th place. On the opposite side, Coventry City will have 16 points like West Bromwich Albion and Fulham to stay in the 3rd place.
In the next match in the Championship, Millwall will play away with Nottingham Forest on the 25th of September with a 7-4 head to head in favor of Millwall (7 draws). Coventry City will host against Peterborough United on the 24th of September with a 2-1 head to head statistic in favor of Coventry City (1 draw).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Championship.
- Hull City – Sheffield United – 1-3
- Barnsley – Blackburn Rovers – 0-0
- Cardiff City – AFC Bournemouth – 0-1
- Derby County – Stoke City – 2-1
- Fulham – Reading – 1-2
- Huddersfield Town – Nottingham Forest – 0-2
- Luton Town – Swansea City – 3-3
- Middlesbrough – Blackpool – 1-2
- Millwall – Coventry City – 1-1
- Peterborough United – Birmingham City – 3-0
- Preston North End – West Bromwich Albion – 1-1
- Queens Park Rangers – Bristol City – 1-2