ACCRINGTON. Accrington Stanley overcomes Cheltenham Town 1-0 after S. McConville scored just 1 goal (1′).
The match was played at the Wham Stadium stadium in Accrington on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Steve Martin who was helped by James Wilson and Geoffrey Liddle. The 4th official was Seb Stockbridge. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 14.5 degrees Celsius or 58.15 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 67%.
None of the teams had a clear upper hand in terms of ball possession. Accrington Stanley was in possession of the ball for 52% of the time vs. Cheltenham Town that controlled the ball for 48% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Cheltenham Town was putting more pressure with 56 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 1 were on target. Nevertheless, Accrington Stanley found a way to find the solution to win this match.
Accrington Stanley shot 13 times, 3 on target, 10 off target. On the other side, Cheltenham Town shot 11 times, 1 on target, 10 off target.
Accrington Stanley received 3 yellow cards (R. Astley, J. Pritchard and L. Jensen). On the other side, Cheltenham Town received 2 yellow cards (R. Jackson and T. Perry).
After playing this encounter, Accrington Stanley will have 10 points like Milton Keynes Dons and Oxford United to remain in the 17th place. Regarding the opposition, Cheltenham Town will stay with 8 points like Bristol Rovers and Forest Green Rovers to remain in the 20th place.
In the next match in the League One, Accrington Stanley will play away with Oxford United on the 6th of May with a 9-7 head to head statistic in favor of Oxford United (6 draws).
Cheltenham Town will host Charlton Athletic on the 6th of May with a 2-0 head to head in favor of Cheltenham Town (1 draw).
Accrington Stanley – Formation
Accrington Stanley started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).
The manager John Coleman decided to play with the following team: Lukas Jensen, Mitchell Clark , Ryan Astley , Douglas Tharme , Harvey Rodgers , Seamus Conneely , Shaun Whalley , Joe Pritchard , Liam Coyle , Sean McConville and Tommy Leigh .
The home team had on the bench: D. Martin, J. Nolan, Bailey Sloane, Mohammed Sangare , Ethan Hamilton , T. Savin and Baba Fernandes.
Accrington Stanley could not rely on the presence of B. Sloane (injured) and M. Sangare (injured).
Accrington Stanley made 3 changes: H. Rodgers for B. Sloane (59′), T. Leigh for E. Hamilton (75′) and J. Pritchard for M. Sangare (84′).
Best player: Sean McConville
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Accrington Stanley was Sean McConville.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 28 passes (67% accurate) and 3 key passes. He performed 10 crosses.
Cheltenham Town – Formation
Cheltenham Town started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
Wade Elliott played with: Luke Southwood, Sean Long , Caleb Taylor , Lewis Freestone , Ryan Jackson , Liam Sercombe , Taylor Perry , Will Ferry , Ryan Broom , Dan N’Lundulu and George Lloyd .
These were the players on the bench: D. Barkers, C. Raglan, E. Chapman, S. MacDonald, Ben Williams, Christian Norton and Alfie May .
Cheltenham Town made 3 changes: G. Lloyd for A. May (57′), W. Ferry for B. Williams (67′) and R. Jackson for C. Norton (67′).
Best player: Liam Sercombe
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Cheltenham Town was Liam Sercombe.
His rating iswith 34 passes (73% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 10 duels out of 14. He performed 6 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the League One.
- Derby County – Wycombe Wanderers – 2-1
- Sheffield Wednesday – Ipswich Town – 2-2
- Portsmouth – Plymouth Argyle – 2-2
- Port Vale – Shrewsbury Town – 2-1
- Oxford United – Milton Keynes Dons – 1-2
- Forest Green Rovers – Morecambe – 1-2
- Exeter City – Burton Albion – 0-2
- Fleetwood Town – Charlton Athletic – 1-1
- Cambridge United – Barnsley – 0-3
- Bristol Rovers – Lincoln City – 3-6
- Bolton Wanderers – Peterborough United – 1-0
- Accrington Stanley – Cheltenham Town – 1-0