Crewe Alexandra tops Crawley Town 1-0 with a goal scored by C. Baker-Richardson. HIGHLIGHTS

CREWE. Crewe Alexandra prevails over Crawley Town 1-0 after C. Baker-Richardson scored just 1 goal (73').

Crewe Alexandra tops Crawley Town 1-0 with a goal scored by C. Baker-Richardson. HIGHLIGHTS

CREWE. Crewe Alexandra prevails over Crawley Town 1-0 after C. Baker-Richardson scored just 1 goal (73′). Crawley Town lost this match even if it was better in terms of ball possession (56%).

The match was played at the Alexandra Stadium stadium in Crewe on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Rebecca Welch with the support of Hristo Karaivanov and Grant Taylor. The 4th official was Anthony Backhouse. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 14.8 degrees Celsius or 58.6 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 63%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 44 Ball Possession 56
Shots
  • 15 Total 9
  • 5 On Target 2
  • 10 Off Target 7
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 106 Attack 110
  • 47 Dangerous attack 49
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 9 Corners 2
Fouls
  • 9 Total 5
  • 2 Yellow Cards 0
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 2 Substitutions 3

Ball possession

Crawley Town was in firm control of the ball 56% while Crewe Alexandra was struggling with a 44% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Crawley Town was putting more pressure with 49 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 2 were on target. Anyhow, Crewe Alexandra was able to find the solution to win this match.​

Crewe Alexandra shot 15 times, 5 on target, 10 off target. Regarding the opposition, Crawley Town shot 9 times, 2 on target, 7 off target.

Cards

Crewe Alexandra received 2 yellow cards (C. Baker-Richardson and C. Thomas). On the opposite side, Crawley Town didn’t receive any yellow card.

Match Timeline

C. Baker-Richardson- Yellow
38'
L. Brook- sub ->C. Ainley
61'
C. Baker-Richardson(goal)E. King
73'
74'
C. Chukwuemeka- sub ->D. Telford
74'
A. Nadesan- sub ->J. Tilley
T. K. Leshabela- sub ->D. Agyei
74'
84'
J. Powell- sub ->T. Craig
C. Thomas- Yellow
86'
M. I. Williams- sub ->C. Baker-Richardson
90'

Standings

After this contest, Crewe Alexandra will have 15 points like Grimsby Town to hold in the 9th place. On the other side, Crawley Town will stay with 6 points like Colchester United and Gillingham to sit in the 20th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the League Two, Crewe Alexandra will host AFC Wimbledon on the 18th of April with a 3-1 head to head stats in favor of Crewe Alexandra (2 draws).

Crawley Town will host Colchester United on the 18th of April with a 9-4 head to head in favor of Crawley Town (6 draws).

Crewe Alexandra – Formation

Crewe Alexandra
G
A. Okonkwo 13.England
7.1
D
R. McDonald 5.England
6.6
D
K. Mellor 2.England
6.8
D
T. Uwakwe 21.England
6.5
D
L. Offord 6.England
7.0
M
C. Thomas 8.England
7.4
86'
M
C. Ainley 10.England
7.4
61'
M
E. King 20.Wales
8.3
M
D. Agyei 11.England
6.2
74'
M
B. Sambou 19.England
6.5
F
7.7
90' 38' Goals73'
Substitutes
G
D. Richards 1.Wales
D
R. Adebisi 3.England
D
Z. Williams 4.Wales
90'
D
B. Sass-Davies 22.Wales
M
T. Leshabela 18.South Africa
6.7
74'
M
L. Brook 17.Australia
6.5
61'

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

The manager Alex Morris decided to play with the following team: Arthur Okonkwo (7.1), Kelvin Mellor (6.8), Luke Offord (7.0), Rod McDonald (6.6), Tariq Uwakwe (6.5), Conor Thomas (7.4), Eli King (8.3), Bassala Sambou (6.5), Callum Ainley (7.4), Daniel Agyei (6.2) and Courtney Baker-Richardson (7.7).

The home team had on the bench: C. Finney, Thakgalo Khanya Leshabela (6.7), R. Adebisi, D. Richards, Lachlan Brook (6.5), Z. Williams and B. Sass-Davies.

Crewe Alexandra could not rely on the presence of T. K. Leshabela (injured).

Substitutions

Crewe Alexandra made 3 changes: C. Ainley for L. Brook (61′), D. Agyei for T. K. Leshabela (74′) and C. Baker-Richardson for M. I. Williams (90′).

Best player: Eli King​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Crewe Alexandra was Eli King even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.

His rating is (8.3) with 47 passes (70% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 9. He performed 2 crosses.

Crawley Town – Formation

Crawley Town
G
C. Addai 34.England
7.2
D
T. Craig 5.England
7.0
84'
D
L. Francillette 15.Guadeloupe
6.8
D
H. Ransom 12.England
6.6
M
N. Tsaroulla 25.England
7.3
M
J. Hessenthaler 39.England
6.4
M
T. Fellows 38.England
6.2
M
J. Tilley 7.England
6.5
74'
M
J. Balagizi 20.England
6.8
F
D. Telford 19.England
7.0
74'
F
T. Nichols 9.England
7.2
Substitutes
G
D. Robson 41.England
D
T. Johnson 23.England
D
M. Ogungbo 44.England
M
J. Powell 8.England
84'
M
K. Salah-Edine 27.Morocco
F
C. Chukwuemeka 50.England
6.5
74'
F
A. Nadesan 10.England
6.8
74'

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

Kevin Betsy played with: Corey Addai (7.2), Ludwig Francillette (6.8), Harry Ransom (6.6), Tony Craig (7.0), Tom Fellows (6.2), James Tilley (6.5), Jake Hessenthaler (6.4), James Balagizi (6.8), Nick Tsaroulla (7.3), Dom Telford (7.0) and Tom Nichols (7.2).

They had on the bench: T. Johnson, Jack Powell, D. Robson, Caleb Chukwuemeka (6.5), M. Ogungbo, K. Salah-Edine and Ashley Nadesan (6.8).

Substitutions

Crawley Town made 3 changes: D. Telford for C. Chukwuemeka (74′), J. Tilley for A. Nadesan (74′) and T. Craig for J. Powell (84′).

Best player: Nick Tsaroulla​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Crawley Town was Nick Tsaroulla.

His rating is (7.3) with 58 passes (74% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 11 duels out of 15. He performed 3 crosses.

Results of the day

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