Grimsby Town tops Colchester United 1-0 with a goal scored by H. Clifton. HIGHLIGHTS

COLCHESTER. Grimsby Town conquers Colchester United 1-0 after H. Clifton scored just 1 goal (63').

Grimsby Town tops Colchester United 1-0 with a goal scored by H. Clifton. HIGHLIGHTS

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%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 51 Ball Possession 49
Shots
  • 11 Total 5
  • 0 On Target 4
  • 11 Off Target 1
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 113 Attack 125
  • 46 Dangerous attack 50
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 6 Corners 3
  • 5 Off Sides 1
Fouls
  • 13 Total 9
  • 1 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 6 Substitutions 3

Ball possession

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.

Cards

Colchester United received 1 yellow card (M. Longstaff). Talking about the opposition, Grimsby Town received 2 yellow cards (M. Efete and B. Kiernan).

Match Timeline

M. Longstaff- Yellow
36'
42'
M. Efete- Yellow
C. Skuse- sub ->A. Judge
46'
F. Sears- sub ->F. Nouble
61'
63'
H. Clifton(goal)R. Taylor
N. Chilvers- sub ->T. Eastman
73'
A. Newby- sub ->M. Longstaff
73'
J. Tchamadeu- sub ->R. Clampin
73'
76'
D. Orsi-Dadomo- sub ->L. Richardson
78'
B. Kiernan- Yellow
85'
N. Maher- sub ->B. Kiernan
90'
E. Khouri- sub ->A. Hunt

Standings

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.

Next matches

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
G
K. O'Hara 13.Republic of Ireland
6.9
D
L. Chambers 4.England
6.5
D
T. Eastman 18.England
6.9
73'
D
T. Dallison 6.England
7.1
M
C. Coxe 27.Wales
6.4
M
R. Clampin 3.England
7.1
73'
M
A. Judge 10.Republic of Ireland
7.0
46'
M
M. Longstaff 25.England
6.5
73' 36'
F
F. Nouble 45.England
6.8
61'
F
K. Appiah 9.Ghana
6.8
F
B. Lubala 15.Congo DR
6.6
Substitutes
G
S. Hornby 1.England
D
J. Tchamadeu 22.England
6.8
73'
M
A. Newby 19.England
6.2
73'
M
N. Chilvers 14.England
7.4
73'
M
C. Skuse 8.England
6.5
46'
F
F. Sears 11.England
6.9
61'
F
D. Chesters 23.England

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 (6.9), Tom Eastman (6.9), Luke Chambers (6.5), Tom Dallison (7.1), Cameron Coxe (6.4), Matthew Longstaff (6.5), Alan Judge (7.0), Ryan Clampin (7.1), Beryly Lubala (6.6), Frank Nouble (6.8) and Kwesi Appiah (6.8).

The home team had on the bench: Alex Newby (6.2), Noah Chilvers (7.4), S. Hornby, Freddie Sears (6.9), Junior Tchamadeu (6.8), D. Chesters and Cole Skuse (6.5).

Substitutions

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 is (7.4) with 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
G
M. Crocombe 1.New Zealand
6.8
D
L. Waterfall 6.England
7.1
D
M. Efete 2.Congo
6.2
42'
D
6.8
D
A. Smith 26.England
7.6
M
G. Holohan 8.Republic of Ireland
6.9
M
B. Kiernan 27.England
5.8
85' 78'
M
H. Clifton 15.England
7.8
Goals63'
M
A. Hunt 16.England
7.2
90'
F
R. Taylor 29.England
7.3
F
L. Richardson 19.England
6.8
76'
Substitutes
E. Khouri 30.England
90'
D
S. Pearson 5.England
D
N. Maher 31.England
85'
M
S. Wearne 14.England
F
K. Simmonds 21.England
F
D. Orsi-Dadamo 20.England
6.4
76'
F
J. Maguire-Drew 7.England

Grimsby Town started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

Paul Hurst played with: Max Crocombe (6.8), Michee Efete (6.2), Luke Waterfall (7.1), Andy Smith (7.6), Anthony Driscoll-Glennon (6.8), Brendan Kiernan (5.8), Gavan Holohan (6.9), Alex Hunt (7.2), Harry Clifton (7.8), Ryan Taylor (7.3) and Lewis Richardson (6.8).

They had on the bench: S. Wearne, K. Simmonds, Danilo Orsi-Dadomo (6.4), E. Khouri, S. Pearson, Niall Maher and J. Maguire-Drew.

Substitutions

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 is (7.8) with 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.​