Cheltenham Town recovers a 0-1 deficit to top Cambridge United 2-1. HIGHLIGHTS

CHELTENHAM. Cheltenham Town succeeded in reverse the score against Cambridge United to win 2-1.

Cheltenham Town recovers a 0-1 deficit to top Cambridge United 2-1. HIGHLIGHTS

CHELTENHAM. Cheltenham Town found a way to reverse the score against Cambridge United to win 2-1. It was Cambridge United to strike first with a goal of A. May at the 28′. Then it was a goal in the 59′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, A. May gave the win to Cheltenham Town in the 83′ minute.

The match was played at the Jonny-Rocks Stadium stadium in Cheltenham on Tuesday and it started at 7:45 pm local time. The referee was Keith Stroud who was helped by Adam Crysell and James Wilson. The 4th official was Lee Swabey. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 16.2 degrees Celsius or 61.11 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 75%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 56 Ball Possession 44
Shots
  • 14 Total 8
  • 6 On Target 2
  • 8 Off Target 6
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 97 Attack 81
  • 52 Dangerous attack 40
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 6 Corners 3
  • 1 Off Sides 3
Fouls
  • 10 Total 9
  • 3 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 6 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

The ball possession was not so different. Cheltenham Town was in possession of the ball for 54% of the time vs. Cambridge United that controlled the ball for 46% of the time.

Attitude and shots

Cheltenham Town had a more offensive attitude with 52 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 6 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Cheltenham Town won the match​.

Cheltenham Town shot 14 times, 6 on target, 8 off target. On the other side, Cambridge United shot 8 times, 2 on target, 6 off target.

Cards

Cheltenham Town received 3 yellow cards (R. Broom, D. N’Lundulu and L. Southwood). On the other side, Cambridge United received 2 yellow cards (H. Knibbs and J. Brophy).

Match Timeline

28'
A. May(goal)H. Knibbs
45'
H. Knibbs- Yellow
B. Williams- sub ->W. Ferry
46'
D. N\'Lundulu(goal)B. Williams
59'
A. May- sub ->G. Lloyd
60'
66'
J. Brophy- sub ->S. Smith
66'
L. O\'Neil- sub ->S. Tracey
C. Norton- sub ->R. Jackson
71'
R. Broom- Yellow
77'
A. May(goal)
83'
84'
F. Okenabirhie- sub ->J. Ironside
84'
J. Lankester- sub ->A. May
E. Chapman- sub ->T. Perry
87'
D. N\'Lundulu- Yellow
88'
C. Raglan- sub ->D. N\'Lundulu
88'
90'
J. Brophy- Yellow
L. Southwood- Yellow
90'

Standings

After this match, Cheltenham Town will have 8 points like Bristol Rovers and Forest Green Rovers to remain in the 19th place. On the opposite side, Cambridge United will stay with 13 points to remain in the 6th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the League One, Cheltenham Town will host Charlton Athletic on the 6th of May with a 2-0 head to head in favor of Cheltenham Town (1 draw).

Cambridge United will host Forest Green Rovers on the 6th of May with a 10-5 head to head in favor of Forest Green Rovers (10 draws).

Cheltenham Town – Formation

Cheltenham Town
G
L. Southwood 1.England
6.9
90'
D
S. Long 2.Republic of Ireland
7.4
D
L. Freestone 6.England
6.4
D
C. Taylor 14.England
7.4
M
R. Jackson 22.England
6.4
71'
M
L. Sercombe 8.England
6.5
M
T. Perry 28.England
6.5
87'
M
W. Ferry 15.Republic of Ireland
6.3
46'
F
R. Broom 32.Wales
7.5
77'
F
D. Nlundulu 9.England
7.0
88' 88' Goals59'
F
G. Lloyd 19.England
7.0
60'
Substitutes
G
S. MacDonald 20.England
D
C. Raglan 5.England
6.8
88'
D
B. Williams 3.Wales
7.1
46'
M
E. Chapman 11.England
6.4
87'
F
C. Brown 7.England
F
A. May 10.England
7.4
60' Goals83'
F
C. Norton 30.Wales
6.4
71'

Cheltenham Town started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).

The manager Wade Elliott decided to play with the following team: Luke Southwood (6.9), Sean Long (7.4), Caleb Taylor (7.4), Lewis Freestone (6.4), Ryan Jackson (6.4), Liam Sercombe (6.5), Taylor Perry (6.5), Will Ferry (6.3), Ryan Broom (7.5), George Lloyd (7.0) and Dan N’Lundulu (7.0).

The home team had on the bench: C. Brown, Charlie Raglan (6.8), Ellis Chapman (6.4), Alfie May (7.4), Ben Williams (7.1), Christian Norton (6.4) and S. MacDonald.

Substitutions

Cheltenham Town made 5 changes: W. Ferry for B. Williams (46′), G. Lloyd for A. May (60′), R. Jackson for C. Norton (71′), T. Perry for E. Chapman (87′) and D. N’Lundulu for C. Raglan (88′).

Best player: Ryan Broom​

The most impressive player for Cheltenham Town was Ryan Broom even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (7.5) with 24 passes (83% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 5 duels out of 11. He performed 2 crosses.

Cambridge United – Formation

Cambridge United
G
D. Mitov 1.Bulgaria
6.4
D
L. Jones 6.England
6.9
D
G. Williams 2.England
7.2
D
J. Okedina 15.England
6.3
D
H. Dunk 11.England
6.8
M
P. Digby 4.England
6.8
M
A. May 19.England
7.3
84' Goals28'
M
S. Tracey 18.England
6.1
66'
M
H. Knibbs 26.England
6.8
45'
M
S. Smith 10.England
6.3
66'
F
J. Ironside 9.England
6.4
84'
Substitutes
G
W. Mannion 25.England
D
Z. Rossi 16.England
M
J. Brophy 7.England
6.9
66' 90'
M
J. Lankester 14.England
6.6
84'
M
L. O'Neil 8.England
6.2
66'
F
F. Okenabirhie 20.Nigeria
6.6
84'
F
S. Janneh 17.England

Cambridge United started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

Mark Bonner played with: Dimitar Mitov (6.4), George Williams (7.2), Jubril Okedina (6.3), Lloyd Jones (6.9), Harrison Dunk (6.8), Paul Digby (6.8), Adam May (7.3), Sam Smith (6.3), Harvey Knibbs (6.8), Shilow Tracey (6.1) and Joe Ironside (6.4).

These were the players on the bench: Z. Rossi, James Brophy (6.9), W. Mannion, Fejiri Okenabirhie (6.6), S. Janneh, Jack Lankester (6.6) and Liam O’Neil (6.2).

Substitutions

Cambridge United made 4 changes: S. Smith for J. Brophy (66′), S. Tracey for L. O’Neil (66′), J. Ironside for F. Okenabirhie (84′) and A. May for J. Lankester (84′).

Best player: Adam May​

The most impressive player for Cambridge United was Adam May.

His rating is (7.3) with 1 goal, 39 passes (76% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 1 duel out of 3. He performed 6 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the League One.​