BURTON-UPON-TRENT. Portsmouth had a surprising win over Burton Albion with a 2-0 win with an own goal from S. Hughes (59′) and a goal from C. Bishop (87′).
The match was played at the Pirelli Stadium stadium in Burton-upon-Trent on Tuesday and it started at 7:45 pm local time. The referee was Rob Lewis with the assistance of Richard Woodward and Lee Freeman. The 4th official was Kevin Morris. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 14.6 degrees Celsius or 58.21 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 77%.
Portsmouth was in firm control of the ball 55% while Burton Albion was struggling with a 45% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Portsmouth had a more offensive attitude with 57 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 3 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Portsmouth won the match.
Burton Albion shot 9 times, 1 on target, 8 off target. Regarding the opposition, Portsmouth shot 14 times, 3 on target, 11 off target.
Burton Albion received 2 yellow cards (C. Gilligan and T. Taylor). On the other side, Portsmouth received 1 yellow card (S. Raggett).
After playing this encounter, Burton Albion will stay with 1 points to remain in the 24th place. On the other side, Portsmouth will have 20 points like Ipswich Town to remain in the 2nd place.
In the next match in the League One, Burton Albion will host Milton Keynes Dons on the 6th of May with a 3-2 head to head in favor of Milton Keynes Dons (1 draw).
Portsmouth will host Wycombe Wanderers on the 6th of May with a 6-3 head to head statistic in favor of Portsmouth (6 draws).
Burton Albion – Formation
Burton Albion started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Jerrel Hasselbaink decided to play with the following team: Ben Garratt, Thomas Hamer , Sam Hughes , John Brayford , Cameron Borthwick-Jackson , Ciaran Gilligan , Terry Taylor , Calum Butcher , Joe Powell , Victor Adeboyejo and Davis Keillor-Dunn .
The home team had on the bench: V. Sinisalo, Sam Winnall, C. Lakin, T. Onyango, Adedeji Oshilaja , Mustapha Carayol and Elliot Thorpe .
Burton Albion made 4 changes: C. Butcher for S. Winnall (69′), D. Keillor-Dunn for M. Carayol (69′), C. Gilligan for A. Oshilaja (73′) and T. Taylor for E. Thorpe (85′).
Best player: Mustapha Carayol
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Burton Albion was Mustapha Carayol.
His rating iswith 12 passes (58% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 5.
His performance was remarkable also because he started the match from the bench before entering the filed in the 69′.
Portsmouth – Formation
Portsmouth started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
Danny Cowley played with: Joshua Griffiths, Connor Ogilvie , Michael Morrison , Sean Raggett , Clark Robertson , Owen Dale , Marlon Pack , Tom Lowery , Ronan Curtis , Colby Bishop and Dane Scarlett .
The following players were sitting on the bench: J. Oluwayemi, Joe Pigott, Josh Koroma , Z. Swanson, Jay Mingi, J. Morrell and Reeco Hackett-Fairchild .
Portsmouth made 4 changes: D. Scarlett for J. Pigott (77′), R. Curtis for J. Koroma (77′), O. Dale for R. Hackett-Fairchild (87′) and C. Bishop for J. J. Mingi (88′).
Best player: Colby Bishop
The most impressive player for Portsmouth was Colby Bishop.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 32 passes (50% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 8.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the League One.
- Wycombe Wanderers – Accrington Stanley – 1-0
- Peterborough United – Fleetwood Town – 0-1
- Cheltenham Town – Cambridge United – 2-1
- Plymouth Argyle – Oxford United – 1-0
- Milton Keynes Dons – Bolton Wanderers – 0-2
- Barnsley – Port Vale – 1-1
- Lincoln City – Derby County – 2-0
- Burton Albion – Portsmouth – 0-2
- Charlton Athletic – Forest Green Rovers – 1-1
- Ipswich Town – Bristol Rovers – 2-0
- Shrewsbury Town – Exeter City – 3-2
- Morecambe – Sheffield Wednesday – 0-3