BURNLEY. Burnley overcome Bristol City to win 2-1. It was Burnley to strike first with an early goal of M. Benson at the 4′. Then it was a goal in the 27′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, J. Rodriguez gave the win to Burnley in the 67′ minute with a goal. Burnley was unquestionably superior in terms of ball possession (72%) and that was among the factors of its victory.
The match was played at the Turf Moor stadium in Burnley on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Oliver Langford assisted by Richard Wild and Matthew Smith. The 4th official was Bobby Madden. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 14.6 degrees Celsius or 58.21 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 67%.
Burnley had a strong ball possession 72% while Bristol City was struggling with a 28% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Burnley was putting more pressure with 53 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 6 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Burnley won the match.
Burnley shot 13 times, 6 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Bristol City shot 9 times, 5 on target, 4 off target.
Burnley received 2 yellow cards (J. Cork and ). On the opposite side, Bristol City received 1 yellow card (A. Scott).
After this contest, Burnley will have 17 points to remain in the 4th place. Regarding the opposition, Bristol City will stay with 14 points like Rotherham United and Watford to sit in the 9th place.
In the next match in the Championship, Burnley will host Rotherham United on the 2nd of November with a 2-0 head to head in favor of Burnley (0 draws).
Bristol City will host Sheffield United on the 1st of November with a 11-6 head to head stats in favor of Sheffield United (2 draws).
Burnley – Formation
Burnley started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Vincent Kompany decided to play with the following team: Arijanet Murić, Connor Roberts , Taylor Harwood-Bellis , Jordan Beyer , Ian Maatsen , Josh Cullen , Jack Cork , Manuel Benson , Josh Brownhill , Nathan Tella and Jay Rodriguez .
The home team had on the bench: S. Bastien, C. Egan-Riley, Anass Zaroury, Halil Dervişoğlu, Jóhann Guðmundsson , Vitinho and B. Peacock-Farrell.
Burnley made 4 changes: M. Benson for J. Gudmundsson (53′), N. Tella for A. Zaroury (66′), J. Rodriguez for H. Dervisoglu (88′) and I. Maatsen for Vitinho (88′).
Best player: Jay Rodriguez
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Burnley was Jay Rodriguez.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 29 passes (96% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 7. He performed 1 cross.
Bristol City – Formation
Bristol City started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
Nigel Pearson played with: Daniel Bentley, Zak Vyner , Kal Naismith , Robert Atkinson , Mark Sykes , Matty James , Alex Scott , Jay Dasilva , Andreas Weimann , Nahki Wells and Tommy Conway .
They had on the bench: Chris Martin, Han-Noah Massengo , Joe Williams , M. O’Leary, Antoine Semenyo , G. Tanner and A. King.
Bristol City made 4 changes: T. Conway for A. Semenyo (46′), A. Scott for J. Williams (46′), M. James for H. Massengo (76′) and R. Atkinson for C. Martin (79′).
Best player: Nahki Wells
The player that probably impressed the most for Bristol City was Nahki Wells.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 13 passes (46% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 13. He performed 1 cross.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Championship.
- Wigan Athletic – Reading – 0-1
- Watford – Sunderland – 2-2
- Swansea City – Hull City – 3-0
- Queens Park Rangers – Stoke City – 0-0
- Preston North End – Sheffield United – 0-2
- Norwich City – West Bromwich Albion – 1-1
- Millwall – Blackpool – 2-1
- Middlesbrough – Rotherham United – 0-0
- Luton Town – Blackburn Rovers – 2-0
- Huddersfield Town – Cardiff City – 1-0
- Burnley – Bristol City – 2-1
- Birmingham City – Coventry City – 0-0