COLCHESTER. Grimsby Town tops Colchester United 1-0 after H. Clifton scored just 1 goal (63′).
The match was played at the JobServe Community Stadium stadium in Colchester on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Sunny Sukhvir Gill with the collaboration of Stephen Brown and Paul Evans. The 4th official was Stephen Finch. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 15.6 degrees Celsius or 59.99 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 55%.
There was not much difference in terms of ball possession. Colchester United was in possession of the ball for 51% of the time vs. Grimsby Town that controlled the ball for 49% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Grimsby Town was putting more pressure with 50 dangerous attacks and 5 shots of which 4 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Grimsby Town won the match.
Colchester United shot 11 times, 0 on target, 11 off target. Regarding the opposition, Grimsby Town shot 5 times, 4 on target, 1 off target.
Colchester United received 1 yellow card (M. Longstaff). Talking about the opposition, Grimsby Town received 2 yellow cards (M. Efete and B. Kiernan).
After this match, Colchester United will stay with 6 points like Crawley Town and Gillingham to sit in the 21st place. On the other side, Grimsby Town will have 15 points like Crewe Alexandra to remain in the 8th place.
In the next match in the League Two, Colchester United will play away against Crawley Town on the 18th of April with a 9-4 head to head stats in favor of Crawley Town (6 draws).
Grimsby Town will host Barrow on the 18th of April with a 6-0 head to head record in favor of Grimsby Town (4 draws).
Colchester United – Formation
Colchester United started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
The manager Wayne Brown decided to play with the following team: Kieran O’Hara, Tom Eastman , Luke Chambers , Tom Dallison , Cameron Coxe , Matthew Longstaff , Alan Judge , Ryan Clampin , Beryly Lubala , Frank Nouble and Kwesi Appiah .
The home team had on the bench: Alex Newby, Noah Chilvers , S. Hornby, Freddie Sears , Junior Tchamadeu , D. Chesters and Cole Skuse .
Colchester United made 5 changes: A. Judge for C. Skuse (46′), F. Nouble for F. Sears (61′), T. Eastman for N. Chilvers (73′), M. Longstaff for A. Newby (73′) and R. Clampin for J. Tchamadeu (73′).
Best player: Noah Chilvers
The player that probably impressed the most for Colchester United was Noah Chilvers.
His rating iswith 9 passes (88% accurate) and 2 key passes. He performed 3 crosses.
His performance was remarkable also because he started the match from the bench before entering the filed in the 73′.
Grimsby Town – Formation
Grimsby Town started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
Paul Hurst played with: Max Crocombe, Michee Efete , Luke Waterfall , Andy Smith , Anthony Driscoll-Glennon , Brendan Kiernan , Gavan Holohan , Alex Hunt , Harry Clifton , Ryan Taylor and Lewis Richardson .
They had on the bench: S. Wearne, K. Simmonds, Danilo Orsi-Dadomo, E. Khouri, S. Pearson, Niall Maher and J. Maguire-Drew.
Grimsby Town made 3 changes: L. Richardson for D. Orsi-Dadomo (76′), B. Kiernan for N. Maher (85′) and A. Hunt for E. Khouri (90′).
Best player: Harry Clifton
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Grimsby Town was Harry Clifton.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 29 passes (79% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 5 duels out of 9. He performed 1 cross.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the League Two.
- Sutton United – Hartlepool United – 2-0
- Stockport County – Harrogate Town – 0-0
- Salford City – Tranmere Rovers – 0-1
- Northampton Town – Rochdale – 3-0
- Newport County – Barrow – 0-2
- Leyton Orient – Walsall – 1-0
- Gillingham – Mansfield Town – 0-2
- Doncaster Rovers – Swindon Town – 0-1
- Crewe Alexandra – Crawley Town – 1-0
- Colchester United – Grimsby Town – 0-1
- Carlisle United – AFC Wimbledon – 2-1
- Bradford City – Stevenage – 3-0