Morecambe recovers a 0-1 deficit to beat Forest Green Rovers 2-1. HIGHLIGHTS

NAILSWORTH. Morecambe was able to reverse the scoreline against Forest Green Rovers to win 2-1.

Morecambe recovers a 0-1 deficit to beat Forest Green Rovers 2-1. HIGHLIGHTS

NAILSWORTH. Morecambe was capable to reverse the score against Forest Green Rovers to win 2-1. It was Forest Green Rovers to strike first with a goal of C. Wickham at the 30′. Then it was a goal in the 44′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, F. Rawson gave the win to Morecambe in the 90′ minute. Forest Green Rovers was vastly better in terms of ball possession (65%).​

The match was played at the The New Lawn stadium in Nailsworth on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Oliver Yates assisted by Justin Amey and Andy Hendley. The 4th official was Alan Cresswell. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 17.9 degrees Celsius or 64.15 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 44%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 65 Ball Possession 35
Shots
  • 9 Total 17
  • 4 On Target 8
  • 5 Off Target 9
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 97 Attack 73
  • 45 Dangerous attack 29
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 9 Corners 6
Fouls
  • 9 Total 15
  • 2 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 3 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

Forest Green Rovers had a superior ball possession 65% while Morecambe was struggling with a 35% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Forest Green Rovers was putting more pressure with 45 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 4 were on target. Even so, Morecambe managed to find the solution to win this contest.​

Forest Green Rovers shot 9 times, 4 on target, 5 off target. Talking about the opposition, Morecambe shot 17 times, 8 on target, 9 off target.

Cards

Forest Green Rovers received 2 yellow cards (C. O’Keeffe and C. Wickham). On the opposite side, Morecambe received 1 yellow card (R. Cooney).

Match Timeline

C. O\'Keeffe- Yellow
27'
C. Wickham(goal)
30'
39'
R. Cooney- sub ->L. Gibson
44'
K. Phillips(goal)R. Delaney
52'
R. Cooney- Yellow
A. Little- sub ->D. Davis
62'
C. Wickham- Yellow
63'
66'
A. Gnahoua- sub ->J. Taylor
R. Brown- sub ->M. Peart-Harris
74'
B. Stevenson- sub ->R. Hendry
80'
83'
O. Fane- sub ->L. Shaw
83'
D. Connolly- sub ->C. Stockton
90'
F. Rawson(goal)J. Weir

Standings

After playing this contest, Forest Green Rovers will stay with 8 points like Cheltenham Town and Bristol Rovers to hold in the 22nd place. Talking about the opposition, Morecambe will have 7 points to hold in the 23rd place.

Next matches

In the next match in the League One, Forest Green Rovers will play away against Cambridge United on the 6th of May with a 10-5 head to head statistic in favor of Forest Green Rovers (10 draws).

Morecambe will play away agasint Exeter City on the 6th of May with a 9-5 head to head record in favor of Exeter City (10 draws).

Forest Green Rovers – Formation

Forest Green Rovers
G
L. McGee 1.England
7.4
D
J. Moore-Taylor 15.England
7.2
D
C. O'Keeffe 2.Republic of Ireland
7.2
27'
D
O. Casey 5.England
6.1
D
D. Bernard 3.England
6.6
D
C. Marques 23.Portugal
7.0
M
D. Davis 26.England
6.8
62'
M
R. Hendry 8.Scotland
6.6
80'
M
M. Peart-Harris 25.England
6.8
74'
F
C. Wickham 21.England
7.9
63' Goals30'
F
B. Fiabema 18.Norway
6.8
Substitutes
G
L. Thomas 24.Wales
D
J. Jones 16.Wales
M
R. Brown 29.England
6.8
74'
M
K. McAllister 17.Scotland
M
B. Stevenson 7.England
80'
M
A. Little 10.England
6.1
62'
M
H. Bunker 27.England

Forest Green Rovers started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).

The manager Ian Burchnall decided to play with the following team: L. McGee (7.4), O. Casey (6.1), J. Moore-Taylor (7.2), Christian Marques (7.0), C. O’Keeffe (7.2), R. Hendry (6.6), D. Davis (6.8), D. Bernard (6.6), M. Peart-Harris (6.8), B. Fiabema (6.8) and C. Wickham (7.9).

The home team had on the bench: R. Brown (6.8), K. McAllister, B. Stevenson, L. Thomas, J. Jones, A. Little (6.1) and H. Bunker.

Substitutions

Forest Green Rovers made 3 changes: D. Davis for A. Little (62′), M. Peart-Harris for R. Brown (74′) and R. Hendry for B. Stevenson (80′).

Best player: C. Wickham​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Forest Green Rovers was C. Wickham.

His rating is (7.9) with 1 goal, 28 passes (71% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 4. He performed 1 cross.

Morecambe – Formation

Morecambe
G
C. Ripley 1.England
6.7
D
R. Delaney 6.Republic of Ireland
6.9
D
F. Rawson 5.England
7.3
Goals90'
D
D. Love 2.Scotland
6.8
D
L. Gibson 4.England
7.0
39'
D
J. Bedeau 16.England
6.5
M
J. Weir 15.England
6.8
M
L. Shaw 20.England
6.2
83'
M
J. Taylor 7.England
7.2
66'
F
C. Stockton 9.England
7.0
83'
F
K. Phillips 23.England
7.5
Goals44'
Substitutes
G
A. Smith 12.England
D
A. O'Connor 22.Republic of Ireland
M
D. Connolly 11.Republic of Ireland
83'
M
R. Cooney 21.England
7.3
39' 52'
M
O. Fane 8.France
83'
F
A. Gnahoua 14.England
6.2
66'
F
J. Obika 19.England

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

Derek Adams played with: C. Ripley (6.7), F. Rawson (7.3), J. Bedeau (6.5), R. Delaney (6.9), D. Love (6.8), J. Weir (6.8), L. Shaw (6.2), J. Taylor (7.2), L. Gibson (7.0), C. Stockton (7.0) and K. Phillips (7.5).

They had on the bench: D. Connolly, A. Smith, A. O’Connor, R. Cooney (7.3), A. Gnahoua (6.2), O. Fane and J. Obika.

Substitutions

Morecambe made 4 changes: L. Gibson for R. Cooney (39′), J. Taylor for A. Gnahoua (66′), L. Shaw for O. Fane (83′) and C. Stockton for D. Connolly (83′).

Best player: K. Phillips​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Morecambe was K. Phillips.

His rating is (7.5) with 1 goal, 11 passes (90% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 5 duels out of 8. He performed 2 crosses. He hit the woodwork once times.

Results of the day

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