Ipswich Town surprises Bristol Rovers with a 2-0 win. HIGHLIGHTS

IPSWICH. Ipswich Town had a surprising win over Bristol Rovers with a 2-0 win with a goal from C. Chaplin (24') and a goal from L. Evans (55').

Ipswich Town surprises Bristol Rovers with a 2-0 win. HIGHLIGHTS

IPSWICH. Ipswich Town had a surprising win over Bristol Rovers with a 2-0 win with a goal from C. Chaplin (24′) and a goal from L. Evans (55′). Ipswich Town was surely superior in terms of ball possession (64%) and that was among the factors of its victory.​

Also, Bristol Rovers had 2 players sent off: B. Thomas (85′ for a double yellow card) and A. Kilgour (90′ for a red card).

The match was played at the Portman Road Stadium stadium in Ipswich on Tuesday and it started at 7:45 pm local time. The referee was Alan Young with the assistance of Michael Chard and Paul Yates. The 4th official was Marc Wilson. The weather was rainy. The temperature was pleasant at 15.7 degrees Celsius or 60.28 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 79%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 64 Ball Possession 36
Shots
  • 19 Total 6
  • 8 On Target 3
  • 11 Off Target 3
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 112 Attack 79
  • 50 Dangerous attack 17
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 7 Corners 1
  • 2 Off Sides 2
Fouls
  • 12 Total 11
  • 3 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 2
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Ipswich Town had a superior ball possession 64% while Bristol Rovers was struggling with a 36% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Ipswich Town had a more offensive attitude with 50 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 8 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Ipswich Town won the match​.

Ipswich Town shot 19 times, 8 on target, 11 off target. On the opposite side, Bristol Rovers shot 6 times, 3 on target, 3 off target.

Cards

Ipswich Town received 3 yellow cards (S. Morsy, M. Harness and T. John-Jules). On the opposite side, Bristol Rovers received 2 yellow cards (L. Hoole and B. Thomas).

Also, Bristol Rovers didn’t end the match with 11 players after B. Thomas (Bristol Rovers) was sent off after receiving a second yellow card (85′).

A. Kilgour (Bristol Rovers) was sent off after receiving a straight red card in the (90′).

Match Timeline

S. Morsy- Yellow
15'
17'
H. Saunders- sub ->H. Anderson
C. Chaplin(goal)S. Morsy
24'
M. Harness- Yellow
50'
L. Evans(goal)F. Ladapo
55'
62'
P. Coutts- sub ->L. McCormick
62'
J. Marquis- sub ->T. Clarke
D. Ball- sub ->C. Burgess
62'
66'
L. Hoole- Yellow
G. Leigh- sub ->L. Davis
68'
T. John-Jules- sub ->M. Harness
68'
G. Ahadme- sub ->F. Ladapo
68'
78'
G. Whelan- sub ->A. Evans
78'
S. Jasper- sub ->A. Collins
81'
B. Thomas- Yellow
K. Edwards- sub ->W. Burns
83'
85'
B. Thomas(yellowred)
T. John-Jules- Yellow
86'
90'
A. Kilgour- Red

Standings

After playing this match, Ipswich Town will have 20 points like Portsmouth to sit in the 1st place. On the other side, Bristol Rovers will stay with 8 points like Cheltenham Town and Forest Green Rovers to sit in the 18th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the League One, Ipswich Town will play away against Fleetwood Town on the 6th of May with a 4-2 head to head stats in favor of Ipswich Town (0 draws).

Bristol Rovers will host Bolton Wanderers on the 6th of May with a 2-0 head to head stats in favor of Bolton Wanderers (2 draws).

Ipswich Town – Formation

Ipswich Town
G
C. Walton 1.England
7.7
D
J. Donacien 44.St. Lucia
7.7
D
C. Burgess 15.Australia
6.8
62'
D
L. Woolfenden 6.England
7.1
M
L. Davis 3.England
7.4
68'
M
S. Morsy 5.Egypt
7.3
15'
M
L. Evans 8.Wales
8.8
Goals55'
M
W. Burns 7.Wales
7.2
83'
F
M. Harness 11.England
6.5
68' 50'
F
F. Ladapo 9.England
6.5
68'
F
C. Chaplin 10.England
7.8
Goals24'
Substitutes
G
V. Hladký 31.Czech Republic
D
G. Leigh 21.England
7.1
68'
D
D. Ball 12.England
6.8
62'
M
K. Edwards 29.England
6.8
83'
F
G. Ahadme 18.Morocco
6.5
68'
F
T. John-Jules 14.England
6.5
68' 86'
F
K. Jackson 19.England

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

The manager Kieran McKenna decided to play with the following team: Christian Walton (7.7), Janoi Donacien (7.7), Luke Woolfenden (7.1), Cameron Burgess (6.8), Wes Burns (7.2), Lee Evans (8.8), Sam Morsy (7.3), Leif Davis (7.4), Conor Chaplin (7.8), Marcus Harness (6.5) and Freddie Ladapo (6.5).

The home team had on the bench: Gassan Ahadme (6.5), Tyreece John-Jules (6.5), K. Jackson, V. Hladký, Greg Leigh (7.1), Dominic Ball (6.8) and Kyle Edwards (6.8).

Ipswich Town could not rely on the presence of D. Ball (injured).

Substitutions

Ipswich Town made 5 changes: C. Burgess for D. Ball (62′), L. Davis for G. Leigh (68′), M. Harness for T. John-Jules (68′), F. Ladapo for G. Ahadme (68′) and W. Burns for K. Edwards (83′).

Best player: Lee Evans​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Ipswich Town was Lee Evans.

His rating is (8.8) with 1 goal, 95 passes (85% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 4. He performed 6 crosses.

Bristol Rovers – Formation

Bristol Rovers
G
J. Belshaw 1.England
7.5
D
A. Kilgour 5.England
6.8
90'
D
L. Gordon 3.Scotland
6.6
D
B. Thomas 37.England
6.4
85'
D
L. Hoole 30.England
6.4
66'
M
S. Finley 6.England
6.3
M
L. McCormick 23.England
6.3
62'
M
A. Evans 21.England
7.6
78'
F
H. Anderson 19.England
6.8
17'
F
T. Clarke 20.Republic of Ireland
6.4
62'
F
A. Collins 10.Wales
6.6
78'
Substitutes
G
A. Jaakkola 32.Finland
M
G. Whelan 25.Republic of Ireland
6.4
78'
M
Z. Westbrooke 8.England
M
P. Coutts 15.Scotland
6.5
62'
F
S. Jasper 11.England
6.2
78'
F
H. Saunders 22.England
6.4
17'
F
J. Marquis 9.England
6.5
62'

Bristol Rovers started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

Joey Barton played with: James Belshaw (7.5), Luca Hoole (6.4), Alfie Kilgour (6.8), Bobby Thomas (6.4), Lewis Gordon (6.6), Antony Evans (7.6), Sam Finley (6.3), Luke McCormick (6.3), Harry Anderson (6.8), Aaron Collins (6.6) and Trevor Clarke (6.4).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Glenn Whelan (6.4), Sylvester Jasper (6.2), Harvey Saunders (6.4), John Marquis (6.5), Z. Westbrooke, A. Jaakkola and Paul Coutts (6.5).

Bristol Rovers could not rely on the presence of H. Saunders (injured).

Substitutions

Bristol Rovers made 5 changes: H. Anderson for H. Saunders (17′), L. McCormick for P. Coutts (62′), T. Clarke for J. Marquis (62′), A. Evans for G. Whelan (78′) and A. Collins for S. Jasper (78′).

Best player: Antony Evans​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Bristol Rovers was Antony Evans.

His rating is (7.6) with 31 passes (74% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 7. He performed 1 cross. He hit the woodwork once times.

Results of the day

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