Bradford City tops Stevenage 3-0. HIGHLIGHTS

BOLTON. Bradford City was in the end too much to handle for Stevenage.

Bradford City tops Stevenage 3-0. HIGHLIGHTS

BOLTON. Bradford City was finally too much to handle for Stevenage with the goal of A. Cook (6′), A. Cook (56′) and T. Wright (62′).

Bradford City remained in players after B. Halliday received a double yellow card in the 89′.

The match was played at the University of Bolton Stadium stadium in Bolton on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Lee Swabey with the support of Wayne Grunnill and Steve Durnall. The 4th official was Richard Woodward. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 14.9 degrees Celsius or 58.77 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 59%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 54 Ball Possession 46
Shots
  • 12 Total 16
  • 3 On Target 2
  • 9 Off Target 14
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 58 Attack 110
  • 35 Dangerous attack 66
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 2 Corners 11
Fouls
  • 14 Total 14
  • 3 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 1 Red Card 0
Other
  • 3 Substitutions 2

Ball possession

No teams had a vastly superior advantage in terms of ball possession. Bradford City was in possession of the ball for 54% of the time vs. Stevenage that controlled the ball for 46% of the time.

Attitude and shots

Stevenage was more aggressive with 66 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 2 were on target. Notwithstanding, Bradford City found a way to find the solution to win this match.​

Bradford City shot 12 times, 3 on target, 9 off target. Talking about the opposition, Stevenage shot 16 times, 2 on target, 14 off target.

Cards

Bradford City received 2 yellow cards (B. Halliday and T. Odusina). On the other side, Stevenage received 1 yellow card (J. Roberts).

B. Halliday (Bradford City) was sent off after receiving a second yellow card (89′).

Match Timeline

A. Cook(goal)R. Smallwood
6'
B. Halliday- Yellow
36'
T. Odusina- Yellow
51'
A. Cook(goal)T. Wright
56'
61'
D. Rose- sub ->L. Norris
61'
J. Taylor- sub ->J. Reeves
T. Wright(goal)S. Banks
62'
L. Sutton- sub ->S. Banks
67'
Y. Songo\'o- sub ->H. Chapman
67'
V. Oliver- sub ->A. Cook
77'
81'
J. Roberts- Yellow
B. Halliday(yellowred)
89'

Standings

After playing this match, Bradford City will have 17 points like Salford City to sit in the 5th place. On the other side, Stevenage will stay with 19 points to sit in the 4th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the League Two, Bradford City will play away against Swindon Town on the 18th of April with a 6-5 head to head statistic in favor of Swindon Town (5 draws).

Stevenage will host Doncaster Rovers on the 18th of April with a 3-1 head to head stats in favor of Doncaster Rovers (1 draw).

Bradford City – Formation

Bradford City
G
H. Lewis 1.England
7.4
D
B. Halliday 2.England
6.8
89'
D
M. Foulds 14.England
6.9
D
O. Odusina 15.England
6.9
51'
D
M. Platt 5.England
7.3
M
R. Smallwood 6.England
7.8
M
A. Gilliead 11.England
6.8
M
H. Chapman 20.England
7.1
67'
M
T. Wright 32.Republic of Ireland
7.8
Goals62'
M
S. Banks 12.Scotland
6.8
67'
F
A. Cook 9.England
7.5
77' Goals6', 56'
Substitutes
G
C. Doyle 13.Republic of Ireland
M
L. Sutton 18.England
6.2
67'
M
Y. Songo'o 4.Cameroon
6.5
67'
M
L. Angol 7.England
F
J. Young 21.England
F
V. Oliver 19.England
6.5
77'
F
K. Harratt 23.England

Bradford City started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Mark Hughes decided to play with the following team: Harry Lewis (7.4), Brad Halliday (6.8), Matthew Platt (7.3), Timi Odusina (6.9), Matthew Foulds (6.9), Richard Smallwood (7.8), Alex Gilliead (6.8), Scott Banks (6.8), Harrison Chapman (7.1), Tyreik Wright (7.8) and Andy Cook (7.5).

The home team had on the bench: J. Young, Vadaine Oliver (6.5), K. Harratt, Levi Sutton (6.2), C. Doyle, Yann Songo’o (6.5) and L. Angol.

Substitutions

Bradford City made 3 changes: S. Banks for L. Sutton (67′), H. Chapman for Y. Songo’o (67′) and A. Cook for V. Oliver (77′).

Best player: Richard Smallwood​

The most impressive player for Bradford City was Richard Smallwood even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (7.8) with 40 passes (72% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 7. He performed 2 crosses.

Stevenage – Formation

Stevenage
G
T. Ashby-Hammond 12.England
6.2
D
C. Piergianni 5.England
6.2
D
T. Vancooten 15.Guyana
6.3
D
D. Sweeney 6.England
6.7
M
L. Wildin 2.Antigua and Barbuda
6.8
M
J. Reeves 4.England
6.5
61'
M
A. Gilbey 17.England
6.5
M
S. Earley 20.England
6.8
F
J. Roberts 11.England
7.0
81'
F
L. Norris 'Hacker' 9.England
6.8
61'
F
J. Reid 19.Northern Ireland
6.8
Substitutes
G
A. Chapman 1.England
D
M. Clark 3.England
D
K. Smith 14.England
M
J. Taylor 8.Wales
6.8
61'
M
D. Campbell 10.Scotland
F
D. Rose 32.England
6.9
61'
F
A. Read 16.England

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

Steve Evans played with: Taye Ashby-Hammond (6.2), Dan Sweeney (6.7), Terence Vancooten (6.3), Carl Piergianni (6.2), Luther James-Wildin (6.8), Alex Gilbey (6.5), Jake Reeves (6.5), Saxon Earley (6.8), Jordan Roberts (7.0), Luke Norris (6.8) and Jamie Reid (6.8).

These were the players on the bench: K. Smith, Danny Rose (6.9), M. Clark, Jake Taylor (6.8), A. Chapman, D. Campbell and A. Read.

Substitutions

Stevenage made 2 changes: L. Norris for D. Rose (61′) and J. Reeves for J. Taylor (61′).

Best player: Jordan Roberts​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Stevenage was Jordan Roberts.

His rating is (7.0) with 27 passes (48% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 14. He performed 1 cross.

Results of the day

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