DAGENHAM. Brighton beats West Ham 5-4 after playing a incredible match.
The match was played at the Chigwell Construction Stadium stadium in Dagenham on Sunday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Emily Heaslip. The weather was rainy. The temperature was cold at 11.3 degrees Celsius or 52.36 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 90%.
No teams had a vastly superior advantage in terms of ball possession. West Ham was in possession of the ball for 48% of the time vs. Brighton that controlled the ball for 52% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Brighton was more pushing with 86 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 8 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Brighton won the match.
West Ham shot 5 times, 4 on target, 1 off target. On the other side, Brighton shot 16 times, 8 on target, 8 off target.
West Ham received 2 yellow cards (M. Filis and A. Stringer). On the other side, Brighton received 2 yellow cards (J. Olme and K. Green).
In the next match in the Women’s Super League, West Ham will host Tottenham W on the 28th of May with a 3-1 head to head stats in favor of Tottenham W (2 draws).
Brighton will host Leicester W on the 28th of May with a 1-1 head to head.
West Ham – Formation
The manager Olli Harder decided to play with the following team: Sophie Hillyerd, Kirsty Smith, Risa Shimizu, Grace Fisk, Dagný Brynjarsdóttir, Kate Longhurst, Abbey-Leigh Stringer, Honoka Hayashi, Viviane Asseyi, Lisa Evans and Thea Kyvåg.
The home team had on the bench: Melisa Filis, Halle Houssein, Claudia Walker, Isibeal Atkinson and Keira Flannery.
West Ham made 5 changes: T. Kyvåg for I. Atkinson (35′), H. Hayashi for M. Filis (46′), A. Stringer for K. Flannery (76′), D. Brynjarsdóttir for H. Houssein (83′) and K. Smith for C. Walker (83′).
Brighton – Formation
Amy Merricks played with: Megan Walsh, Emma Kullberg, Victoria Williams, Poppy Pattinson, Kayleigh Green, Veatriki Sarri, Katie Robinson, Danielle Carter, Geum-Min Lee, Julia Zigiotti-Olme and Elisabeth Terland.
These were the players on the bench: Yee-Un Park, Jorja Fox, Katie Startup, Lulu Jarvis, Libby Bance and Chelsea Ferguson.
Brighton made 3 changes: K. Green for J. Fox (69′), D. Carter for L. Bance (90′) and E. Terland for Park Ye-Eun (90′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Women’s Super League.