Blackburn Rovers 1-0 Stoke City: beats 1-0 with a goal scored by R. Khadra

STOKE. Blackburn Rovers overcomes Stoke City 1-0 after R. Khadra scored just 1 goal (52').

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STOKE. Blackburn Rovers beats Stoke City 1-0 after R. Khadra scored just 1 goal (52′). Stoke City lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (58%).

The match was held at the Bet365 Stadium Stadium in Stoke on Saturday and this began at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Tim Robinson who was helped by Nigel Lugg and Andrew Fox. The 4th official was Thomas Bramall. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 3.4 degrees Celsius or 38.19 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 50%.​

Match Statistics

Stoke City was in firm control of the ball 58% while Blackburn Rovers was struggling with a 42% ball possession.

Stoke City was more aggressive with 33 dangerous attacks and 8 shots of which 4 were on target. Nonetheless, Blackburn Rovers was capable to find the solution to win this match.​

Stoke City shot 8 times, 4 on target, 4 off target. On the other side, Blackburn Rovers shot 7 times, 2 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

Stoke City received 4 yellow cards (J. Brown, A. Davies, J. Chester and B. Wilmot). On the other side, Blackburn Rovers received 4 yellow cards (T. Dolan, R. Nyambe, H. Pickering and B. Brereton).

After this encounter, Stoke City will stay with 31 points to stay in the 6th place. On the other side, Blackburn Rovers will have 30 points to stay in the 7th place.

Match Events

  • 52'
    52'

    R. Khadra

  • 55'
    55'

    A. Pears

    T. Kaminski

  • 60'
    60'

    J. Brown

  • 66'
    66'

    S. Fletcher

    J. Brown

  • 66'
    66'

    T. Ince

    M. Fox

  • 68'
    68'

    T. Dolan

    R. Khadra

  • 72'
    72'

    J. Davenport

    J. Rothwell

  • 74'
    74'

    T. Dolan

  • 74'
    74'

    A. Davies

  • 75'
    75'

    J. Chester

  • 78'
    78'

    A. Doughty

    J. Chester

  • 81'
    81'

    R. Nyambe

  • 89'
    89'

    H. Pickering

  • 90'
    90'

    B. Wilmot

  • 90'
    90'

    B. Brereton

Next match

In the upcoming Championship match, Stoke City will play away with Queens Park Rangers on the 5th of December with a 7-6 head to head statistic in favor of Queens Park Rangers (5 draws).

Blackburn Rovers will host Preston North End on the 4th of December with a 6-2 head to head in favor of Preston North End (2 draws).

Stoke City: Formation and Lineups

Stoke City adopted the 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).

The manager Michael O\’Neill chose to play with the following team: Adam Davies (6.4), Ben Wilmot (6.9), Danny Batth (6.9), James Chester (6.1), Tommy Smith (6.7), Romaine Sawyers (6.4), Josh Tymon (6.3), Morgan Fox (6.5), Mario Vrančić (6.8), Jacob Brown (6.9) and Tyrese Campbell (6.7).

Substitutes

Stoke City made 3 changes: J. Brown for S. Fletcher (66′), M. Fox for T. Ince (66′) and J. Chester for A. Doughty (78′).

Top player: Danny Batth

Probably the most impressive player in Stoke City was Danny Batth.

His rating is (6.9) with 86 passes (84% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 6.

Blackburn Rovers: Formation and Lineups

Also Blackburn Rovers adopted the 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).

On the opposite side, Tony Mowbray played with: Thomas Kaminski (7.3), Darragh Lenihan (7.4), Jan Paul van Hecke (7.0), Scott Wharton (7.0), Ryan Nyambe (6.9), Lewis Travis (6.8), Joe Rothwell (7.2), Harry Pickering (6.6), John Buckley (7.3), Reda Khadra (7.3) and Ben Brereton (6.1).

Substitutes

Blackburn Rovers made 3 changes: T. Kaminski for A. Pears (55′), R. Khadra for T. Dolan (68′) and J. Rothwell for J. Davenport (72′).

Top player: Darragh Lenihan

The player who no doubt impressed Blackburn Rovers the most was Darragh Lenihan even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.

His rating is (7.4) with 49 passes (59% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 11 duels out of 12. He performed 1 cross.

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