Millwall tops Blackpool 2-1. HIGHLIGHTS

LONDON. Millwall bested Blackpool to win 2-1.

Millwall tops Blackpool 2-1. HIGHLIGHTS

LONDON. Millwall defeated Blackpool to win 2-1. It was Millwall to strike first with an own goal of D. Grimshaw at the 14′. Then it was a goal in the 33′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, B. Afobe gave the win to Millwall in the 63′ minute with a goal.

The match was played at the The Den stadium in London on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Darren Bond with the assistance of Philip Dermott and Jonathan Hunt. The 4th official was Chris Pollard. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 17.4 degrees Celsius or 63.3 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 41%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 46 Ball Possession 54
Shots
  • 16 Total 7
  • 7 On Target 2
  • 9 Off Target 5
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 102 Attack 101
  • 39 Dangerous attack 39
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 5 Corners 2
Fouls
  • 16 Total 12
  • 2 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 2 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

None of the teams was particularly dominant in terms of ball possession. Millwall was in possession of the ball for 46% of the time vs. Blackpool that controlled the ball for 54% of the time.

Attitude and shots

Millwall was putting more pressure with 39 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 7 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Millwall won the match​.

Millwall shot 16 times, 7 on target, 9 off target. Regarding the opposition, Blackpool shot 7 times, 2 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

Millwall received 2 yellow cards (J. Cooper and M. Wallace). On the opposite side, Blackpool received 2 yellow cards (C. Patino and T. Corbeanu).

Match Timeline

J. Cooper- Yellow
7'
D. Grimshaw(own-goal)
14'
33'
C. Patino(goal)J. Yates
60'
C. Patino- Yellow
B. Afobe(goal)
63'
M. Wallace- Yellow
68'
72'
J. Gabriel- sub ->C. Connolly
72'
I. Poveda- sub ->J. Yates
D. McNamara- sub ->G. Honeyman
78'
81'
C. Hamilton- sub ->J. Husband
T. Bradshaw- sub ->Z. Flemming
88'
89'
S. Carey- sub ->C. Patino
90'
T. Corbeanu- Yellow

Standings

After this match, Millwall will have 13 points like Luton Town and Wigan Athletic to hold in the 13th place. Talking about the opposition, Blackpool will stay with 11 points like Cardiff City and Hull City to sit in the 19th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Championship, Millwall will play away with Birmingham City on the 2nd of November with a 7-6 head to head in favor of Birmingham City (7 draws).

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

Millwall – Formation

Millwall
G
G. Long 1.England
6.4
D
M. Wallace 3.Scotland
7.0
68'
D
J. Cooper 5.England
6.5
7'
D
C. Cresswell 15.England
6.8
M
S. Malone 11.England
7.2
M
J. Shackleton 16.England
7.3
M
B. Mitchell 8.England
7.1
M
C. Styles 17.England
6.2
F
G. Honeyman 39.England
7.0
78'
F
B. Afobe 7.Congo DR
7.2
Goals63'
F
Z. Flemming 10.Netherlands
7.9
88'
Substitutes
G
B. Bialkowski 33.Poland
D
D. McNamara 2.England
6.9
78'
M
G. Saville 23.Northern Ireland
M
T. Burey 14.England
M
G. Evans 6.England
F
A. Voglsammer 21.Germany
F
T. Bradshaw 9.Wales
88'

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

The manager Gary Rowett decided to play with the following team: George Long (6.4), Charlie Cresswell (6.8), Jake Cooper (6.5), Murray Wallace (7.0), Jamie Shackleton (7.3), Billy Mitchell (7.1), Callum Styles (6.2), Scott Malone (7.2), George Honeyman (7.0), Benik Afobe (7.2) and Zian Flemming (7.9).

The home team had on the bench: Andreas Voglsammer, Bartosz Białkowski, Tom Bradshaw, Danny McNamara (6.9), George Saville, Tyler Burey and George Evans.

Substitutions

Millwall made 2 changes: G. Honeyman for D. McNamara (78′) and Z. Flemming for T. Bradshaw (88′).

Best player: Zian Flemming​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Millwall was Zian Flemming even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (7.9) with 20 passes (70% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 8. He hit the woodwork twice times.

Blackpool – Formation

Blackpool
G
D. Grimshaw 32.England
6.5
D
J. Husband 3.England
6.4
81'
D
M. Ekpiteta 21.England
7.0
D
J. Thorniley 34.England
7.3
M
C. Connolly 2.England
6.2
72'
M
D. Thompson 23.England
6.6
M
K. Dougall 12.Australia
7.5
M
C. Patino 28.England
6.6
89' 60' Goals33'
F
S. Lavery 19.Northern Ireland
6.6
F
J. Yates 9.England
7.1
72'
F
T. Corbeanu 25.Romania
7.4
90'
Substitutes
G
C. Maxwell 1.Wales
D
L. Garbutt 29.England
D
R. Williams 15.England
D
J. Gabriel 4.England
6.2
72'
M
S. Carey 16.England
89'
M
C. Hamilton 22.England
6.3
81'
F
I. Poveda-Ocampo 26.England
6.4
72'

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

Michael Appleton played with: Daniel Grimshaw (6.5), Marvin Ekpiteta (7.0), Jordan Thorniley (7.3), James Husband (6.4), Callum Connolly (6.2), Kenneth Dougall (7.5), Charlie Patino (6.6), Dominic Thompson (6.6), Theo Corbeanu (7.4), Jerry Yates (7.1) and Shayne Lavery (6.6).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Sonny Carey, Ian Carlo Poveda (6.4), Luke Garbutt, Chris Maxwell, Rhys Williams, Jordan Lawrence-Gabriel (6.2) and CJ Hamilton (6.3).

Substitutions

Blackpool made 4 changes: C. Connolly for J. Gabriel (72′), J. Yates for I. Poveda (72′), J. Husband for C. Hamilton (81′) and C. Patino for S. Carey (89′).

Best player: Kenneth Dougall​

The player that probably impressed the most for Blackpool was Kenneth Dougall.

His rating is (7.5) with 51 passes (88% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 9 duels out of 11. He performed 3 crosses.

Results of the day

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