HARROGATE. Sutton United had a surprising win over Harrogate Town with a 2-0 win with a goal from C. Eastmond (8′) and a goal from I. Olaofe (78′). Harrogate Town was decisively better in terms of ball possession (71%).
The match was played at the CNG Stadium stadium in Harrogate on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Oliver Langford who was helped by Matt McGrath and Steve Meredith. The 4th official was Carl Boyeson. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 14.1 degrees Celsius or 57.31 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 67%.
Harrogate Town was in firm control of the ball 71% while Sutton United was struggling with a 29% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Harrogate Town had a more offensive attitude with 54 dangerous attacks and 24 shots of which 5 were on target. Even so, Sutton United managed to find the solution to win this match.
Harrogate Town shot 24 times, 5 on target, 19 off target. Talking about the opposition, Sutton United shot 16 times, 6 on target, 10 off target.
Harrogate Town didn’t receive any yellow card. Regarding the opposition, Sutton United received 1 yellow card (J. Kizzi).
After this match, Harrogate Town will stay with 53 points like Rochdale and Carlisle United to remain in the 19th place. Regarding the opposition, Sutton United will have 76 points to remain in the 8th place.
Harrogate Town – Formation
Harrogate Town started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Simon Weaver decided to play with the following team: .
Harrogate Town made 3 changes: L. Kerry for S. Power (65′), J. Muldoon for C. Kavanagh (73′) and S. Power for A. Martin (81′).
Sutton United – Formation
Sutton United started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
Matt Gray played with: .
Sutton United could not rely on the presence of E. Boldewijn (injured).
Sutton United made 2 changes: W. Randall for E. Boldewijn (11′) and D. Ajiboye for D. Wilson (75′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the League Two.
- Hartlepool United – Colchester United – 0-2
- Walsall – Swindon Town – 0-3
- Stevenage – Salford City – 4-2
- Mansfield Town – Forest Green Rovers – 2-2
- Leyton Orient – Tranmere Rovers – 0-1
- Harrogate Town – Sutton United – 0-2
- Exeter City – Port Vale – 0-1
- Bristol Rovers – Scunthorpe United – 7-0
- Oldham Athletic – Crawley Town – 3-3
- Newport County – Rochdale – 0-2
- Bradford City – Carlisle United – 2-0
- Barrow – Northampton Town – 1-3