GILLINGHAM. Stevenage and Gillingham draw 1-1. D. Rose scored the first goal (29′) for Stevenage. E. Baggott made it even (40′).
The match was played at the MEMS Priestfield Stadium stadium in Gillingham on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Ross Joyce who had the assistance of Nick Dunn and Alan Cresswell. The 4th official was Marc Wilson. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 15.7 degrees Celsius or 60.17 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 71%.
- 46 Ball Possession 54
- 6 Total 8
- 2 On Target 1
- 4 Off Target 7
- 0 Shots blocked 0
- 83 Attack 113
- 55 Dangerous attack 45
- 0 Ball safe 0
- 0 Penalties 0
- 2 Corners 4
- 9 Total 17
- 1 Yellow Cards 3
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 3
No teams had a vastly superior advantage in terms of ball possession. Gillingham was in possession of the ball for 46% of the time vs. Stevenage that controlled the ball for 54% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Gillingham was more aggressive with 55 dangerous attacks and 6 shots of which 2 were on target. Nonetheless, that was not enough Gillingham to win the match.
Gillingham shot 6 times, 2 on target, 4 off target. On the opposite side, Stevenage shot 8 times, 1 on target, 7 off target.
Gillingham received 1 yellow card (H. Adelakun). On the opposite side, Stevenage received 3 yellow cards (D. Rose, J. Roberts and S. Earley).
After this match, Gillingham will have 12 points like Stockport County and AFC Wimbledon to sit in the 18th place. Regarding the opposition, Stevenage will have 32 points to sit in the 1st place.
In the next match in the League Two, Gillingham will host Leyton Orient on the 18th of April with a 5-5 head to head statistic.
Stevenage will host Doncaster Rovers on the 18th of April with a 3-1 head to head in favor of Doncaster Rovers (1 draw).
Gillingham – Formation
Gillingham started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Neil Harris decided to play with the following team: Glenn Morris, Cheye Alexander, Will Wright, Robbie McKenzie, Elkan Baggott, Shaun Williams, Max Ehmer, Hakeem Adelakun, Alexander MacDonald, Mikael Mandron and Scott Kashket.
The home team had on the bench: Jake Turner, Dom Jeffries, Josh Chambers, Haji Mnoga, Jordan Green, Lewis Walker and Ryan Law.
Gillingham made 5 changes: M. Mandron for L. Walker (69′), H. Adelakun for D. Jefferies (74′), A. MacDonald for R. Law (83′), C. Alexander for J. Green (84′) and S. Kashket for H. Mnoga (84′).
Stevenage – Formation
Stevenage started with a 5-3-2 line-up (5-3-2).
Steve Evans played with: Taye Ashby-Hammond, Luther Wildin, Alex Gilbey, Terence Owen Vancooten, Saxon Earley, Danny Rose, Jordan Roberts, Jamie Reid, Daniel Sweeney, Carl Piergianniand Jake Reeves .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Aaron Chapman, David Amoo, Max Clark, Jake Taylor, Luke Norris ‘Hacker’, Arthur Read and Michael Bostwick .
Stevenage made 3 changes: C. Piergianni for M. Bostwick (46′), J. Reid for L. Norris (56′) and J. Reeves for J. Taylor (56′).
Best player: Carl Piergianni
The player that probably impressed the most for Stevenage was Carl Piergianni.
His rating iswith 20 passes (45% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 12.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the League Two.
- Swindon Town – Colchester United – 1-0
- Crawley Town – Newport County – 2-1
- Mansfield Town – Walsall – 2-1
- Stockport County – Grimsby Town – 1-3
- Salford City – Bradford City – 0-1
- Rochdale – Barrow – 2-1
- Leyton Orient – Northampton Town – 0-0
- Gillingham – Stevenage – 1-1
- Carlisle United – Doncaster Rovers – 3-0
- AFC Wimbledon – Sutton United – 0-1
- Harrogate Town – Hartlepool United – 2-1