Rotherham United defeats Blackpool 3-0. HIGHLIGHTS

ROTHERHAM. Rotherham United was finally too strong for Blackpool.

Rotherham United defeats Blackpool 3-0. HIGHLIGHTS

ROTHERHAM. Rotherham United was eventually too strong for Blackpool with the goal of C. Ogbene (34′), W. Harding (82′) and G. Kelly (85′).

The match was played at the AESSEAL New York Stadium stadium in Rotherham on Wednesday and it started at 7:45 pm local time. The referee was Michael Salisbury assisted by Darren Cann and Matthew Jones. The 4th official was Bobby Madden. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 15.2 degrees Celsius or 59.36 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 77%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 49 Ball Possession 51
Shots
  • 10 Total 6
  • 4 On Target 1
  • 6 Off Target 5
  • 0 Shots blocked 1
  • 114 Attack 90
  • 50 Dangerous attack 35
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 5 Corners 4
  • 3 Off Sides 2
Fouls
  • 9 Total 8
  • 1 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 6

Ball possession

None of the teams was particularly dominant in terms of ball possession. Rotherham United was in possession of the ball for 49% of the time vs. Blackpool that controlled the ball for 51% of the time.

Attitude and shots

Rotherham United was more aggressive with 50 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 4 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Rotherham United won the match​.

Rotherham United shot 10 times, 4 on target, 6 off target. Regarding the opposition, Blackpool shot 6 times, 1 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

Rotherham United received 1 yellow card (O. Rathbone). On the opposite side, Blackpool received 1 yellow card (J. Thorniley).

Match Timeline

C. Ogbene(goal)R. Wood
34'
57'
S. Lavery- sub ->I. Poveda
T. Bola- sub ->C. Bramall
63'
66'
C. Patino- sub ->C. Connolly
O. Rathbone- Yellow
73'
G. Kelly- sub ->C. Washington
76'
80'
J. Thorniley- Yellow
S. High- sub ->O. Rathbone
81'
C. Humphreys- sub ->B. Norton-Cuffy
81'
W. Harding(goal)T. Bola
82'
84'
C. Wright- sub ->R. Williams
84'
S. Carey- sub ->K. Dougall
G. Kelly(goal)
85'

Standings

After playing this match, Rotherham United will have 13 points like Watford and Wigan Athletic to remain in the 9th place. Talking about the opposition, Blackpool will stay with 11 points like Stoke City, Birmingham City, Cardiff City and Hull City to remain in the 16th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Championship, Rotherham United will play away with Burnley on the 2nd of November with a 2-0 head to head stats in favor of Burnley (0 draws).

Blackpool will play away agasint West Bromwich Albion on the 1st of November with a 6-1 head to head stats in favor of West Bromwich Albion (2 draws).

Rotherham United – Formation

Rotherham United
G
V. Johansson 1.Sweden
6.7
D
R. Wood 6.England
7.1
D
G. Hall 20.England
6.9
D
W. Harding 2.England
7.5
Goals82'
M
C. Bramall 3.England
7.1
63'
M
B. Norton-Cuffy 10.England
6.5
81'
M
D. Barlaser 4.England
7.7
M
O. Rathbone 18.England
6.9
81' 73'
M
B. Wiles 8.England
7.0
F
C. Washington 14.Northern Ireland
6.8
76'
F
C. Ogbene 11.Republic of Ireland
8.0
Goals34'
Substitutes
G
J. Vickers 31.England
D
J. Mccart 5.Scotland
D
T. Bola 15.England
7.1
63'
D
C. Humphreys 24.England
6.4
81'
M
S. High 7.England
6.4
81'
M
J. Lindsay 16.Scotland
F
G. Kelly 12.Northern Ireland
7.4
76' Goals85'

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

The manager Paul Warne decided to play with the following team: Viktor Johansson (6.7), Grant Hall (6.9), Richard Wood (7.1), Wes Harding (7.5), Daniel Barlaser (7.7), Brooke Norton-Cuffy (6.5), Oliver Rathbone (6.9), Ben Wiles (7.0), Cohen Bramall (7.1), Chiedozie Ogbene (8.0) and Conor Washington (6.8).

The home team had on the bench: Jamie McCart, Georgie Kelly (7.4), Tolaji Bola (7.1), Josh Vickers, Scott High (6.4), Jamie Lindsay and Cameron Humphreys (6.4).

Rotherham United could not rely on the presence of C. Humphreys (injured).

Substitutions

Rotherham United made 4 changes: C. Bramall for T. Bola (63′), C. Washington for G. Kelly (76′), O. Rathbone for S. High (81′) and B. Norton-Cuffy for C. Humphreys (81′).

Best player: Chiedozie Ogbene​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Rotherham United was Chiedozie Ogbene.

His rating is (8.0) with 1 goal, 20 passes (65% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 16. He performed 5 crosses.

Blackpool – Formation

Blackpool
G
D. Grimshaw 32.England
6.0
D
M. Ekpiteta 21.England
6.8
D
J. Thorniley 34.England
6.3
80'
D
R. Williams 15.England
6.4
84'
M
C. Connolly 2.England
6.7
66'
M
D. Thompson 23.England
6.6
M
J. Gabriel 4.England
6.4
M
K. Dougall 12.Australia
6.5
84'
F
J. Yates 9.England
6.2
F
I. Poveda-Ocampo 26.England
6.6
57'
F
T. Corbeanu 25.Romania
6.2
Substitutes
G
C. Maxwell 1.Wales
D
J. Husband 3.England
M
C. Hamilton 22.England
M
S. Carey 16.England
6.2
84'
M
C. Patino 28.England
6.2
66'
M
C. Wright 24.England
6.6
84'
F
S. Lavery 19.Northern Ireland
6.4
57'

Blackpool started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

Michael Appleton played with: Daniel Grimshaw (6.0), Marvin Ekpiteta (6.8), Rhys Williams (6.4), Jordan Thorniley (6.3), Jordan Lawrence-Gabriel (6.4), Kenneth Dougall (6.5), Callum Connolly (6.7), Dominic Thompson (6.6), Ian Carlo Poveda (6.6), Jerry Yates (6.2) and Theo Corbeanu (6.2).

They had on the bench: Shayne Lavery (6.4), CJ Hamilton, James Husband, Sonny Carey (6.2), Charlie Patino (6.2), Chris Maxwell and Callum Wright (6.6).

Substitutions

Blackpool made 4 changes: I. Poveda for S. Lavery (57′), C. Connolly for C. Patino (66′), K. Dougall for S. Carey (84′) and R. Williams for C. Wright (84′).

Best player: Marvin Ekpiteta​

The player that probably impressed the most for Blackpool was Marvin Ekpiteta.

His rating is (6.8) with 32 passes (78% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 3.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Championship.​