Sheffield Wednesday tops Morecambe 3-0. HIGHLIGHTS

MORECAMBE. Sheffield Wednesday was ultimately too much to handle for Morecambe.

Sheffield Wednesday tops Morecambe 3-0. HIGHLIGHTS

MORECAMBE. Sheffield Wednesday was eventually too good for Morecambe with the goal of J. Windass (70′), G. Byers (78′) and M. Smith (83′). Sheffield Wednesday was decisively superior in terms of ball possession (71%) and that was among the factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the Mazuma Stadium stadium in Morecambe on Tuesday and it started at 7:45 pm local time. The referee was Andrew Kitchen with the help of Paul Newhouse and Graeme Fyvie. The 4th official was Alex Gray. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 12 degrees Celsius or 53.64 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 93%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 29 Ball Possession 71
Shots
  • 4 Total 29
  • 1 On Target 11
  • 3 Off Target 18
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 77 Attack 174
  • 22 Dangerous attack 90
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 3 Corners 9
Fouls
  • 7 Total 2
  • 0 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Sheffield Wednesday had a strong ball possession 71% while Morecambe was struggling with a 29% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Sheffield Wednesday was more aggressive with 90 dangerous attacks and 29 shots of which 11 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Sheffield Wednesday won the encounter.​

Morecambe shot 4 times, 1 on target, 3 off target. Regarding the opposition, Sheffield Wednesday shot 29 times, 11 on target, 18 off target.

Cards

Morecambe didn’t receive any yellow card. Talking about the opposition, Sheffield Wednesday received 1 yellow card (M. McGuinness).

Match Timeline

38'
M. McGuinness- Yellow
64'
M. Johnson- sub ->A. Mighten
64'
F. Dele-Bashiru- sub ->R. James
A. Gnahoua- sub ->C. Stockton
65'
70'
J. Windass(goal)B. Bannan
78'
G. Byers(goal)B. Bannan
S. McLoughlin- sub ->J. Weir
79'
O. Fane- sub ->J. Taylor
80'
83'
M. Smith(goal)J. Windass
84'
W. Vaulks- sub ->B. Bannan
84'
C. Paterson- sub ->L. Gregory
84'
D. Iorfa- sub ->J. Windass
J. Obika- sub ->K. Phillips
88'

Standings

After this match, Morecambe will stay with 4 points to remain in the 23rd place. On the other side, Sheffield Wednesday will have 16 points to hold in the 4th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the League One, Morecambe will play away against Exeter City on the 6th of May with a 9-5 head to head record in favor of Exeter City (10 draws).

Sheffield Wednesday will host Derby County on the 6th of May with a 12-5 head to head statistic in favor of Derby County (11 draws).

Morecambe – Formation

Morecambe
G
C. Ripley 1.England
7.7
D
R. Delaney 6.Republic of Ireland
6.8
D
F. Rawson 5.England
6.6
D
J. Bedeau 16.England
7.0
M
D. Love 2.Scotland
6.6
M
L. Gibson 4.England
7.1
M
J. Weir 15.England
6.4
79'
M
L. Shaw 20.England
6.7
M
J. Taylor 7.England
6.8
80'
F
C. Stockton 9.England
6.2
65'
F
K. Phillips 23.England
6.7
88'
Substitutes
G
A. Smith 12.England
M
S. McLoughlin 18.Republic of Ireland
6.1
79'
M
R. Cooney 21.England
M
D. Connolly 11.Republic of Ireland
M
O. Fane 8.France
6.4
80'
F
J. Obika 19.England
88'
F
A. Gnahoua 14.England
6.1
65'

Morecambe started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

The manager Derek Adams decided to play with the following team: Connor Ripley (7.7), Farrend Rawson (6.6), Jacob Bedeau (7.0), Ryan Delaney (6.8), Donald Love (6.6), Jensen Weir (6.4), Liam Shaw (6.7), Jake Taylor (6.8), Liam Gibson (7.1), Cole Stockton (6.2) and Kieran Phillips (6.7).

The home team had on the bench: Shane McLoughlin (6.1), Jonathan Obika, Arthur Gnahoua (6.1), R. Cooney, D. Connolly, A. Smith and Fane Ousmane (6.4).

Substitutions

Morecambe made 4 changes: C. Stockton for A. Gnahoua (65′), J. Weir for S. McLoughlin (79′), J. Taylor for O. Fane (80′) and K. Phillips for J. Obika (88′).

Best player: Connor Ripley​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Morecambe was the goalkeeper: Connor Ripley. His rating is 7.70. He performed 8 saves.

Sheffield Wednesday – Formation

Sheffield Wednesday
G
D. Stockdale 31.England
7.2
D
M. Ihiekwe 20.England
7.8
D
R. James 33.England
6.8
64'
D
M. McGuinness 34.Republic of Ireland
7.6
38'
D
L. Palmer 2.Scotland
7.1
M
B. Bannan 10.Scotland
10.0
84'
M
G. Byers 14.Scotland
8.2
Goals78'
M
J. Windass 11.England
8.5
84' Goals70'
M
A. Mighten 45.England
6.4
64'
F
M. Smith 24.England
7.6
Goals83'
F
L. Gregory 9.England
7.3
84'
Substitutes
G
C. Dawson 25.England
D
D. Iorfa 6.England
6.9
84'
M
F. Dele-Bashiru 17.England
6.4
64'
M
W. Vaulks 4.Wales
6.2
84'
M
M. Johnson 18.England
7.1
64'
F
C. Paterson 13.Scotland
6.8
84'
F
M. Wilks 7.England

Sheffield Wednesday started with a 4-2-2-2 line-up (4-2-2-2).

Darren Moore played with: David Stockdale (7.2), Liam Palmer (7.1), Michael Ihiekwe (7.8), Mark McGuinness (7.6), Reece James (6.8), Barry Bannan (10.0), George Byers (8.2), Alex Mighten (6.4), Josh Windass (8.5), Michael Smith (7.6) and Lee Gregory (7.3).

These were the players on the bench: Oluwafisayo Dele-Bashiru (6.4), C. Dawson, Will Vaulks (6.2), Marvin Johnson (7.1), Callum Paterson (6.8), Dominic Iorfa (6.9) and M. Wilks.

Substitutions

Sheffield Wednesday made 5 changes: A. Mighten for M. Johnson (64′), R. James for F. Dele-Bashiru (64′), B. Bannan for W. Vaulks (84′), L. Gregory for C. Paterson (84′) and J. Windass for D. Iorfa (84′).

Best player: Josh Windass​

The most impressive player for Sheffield Wednesday was Josh Windass.

His rating is (8.5) with 1 goal, 52 passes (90% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 6. He performed 2 crosses.

Results of the day

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