COVENTRY. Coventry City didn’t concede much to Birmingham City to lock the result on a 0-0 scoreline on Tuesday. Coventry City couldn’t win even though he was superior in terms of holding the ball possession (57%).
The match was held at the City of Coventry Stadium Stadium in Coventry on Tuesday and this began at 7:45 pm local time. In the presence of 22,676 spectators. The referee was Leigh Doughty with the help of Rob Merchant and Richard Wild. The 4th official was Joshua Smith. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 7.2 degrees Celsius or 45.01 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 92%.
Coventry City was in firm control of the ball 57% while Birmingham City was struggling with a 43% ball possession.
Coventry City was more aggressive with 64 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 3 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Coventry City to win the match.
Coventry City shot 13 times, 3 on target, 10 off target. On the other side, Birmingham City shot 7 times, 1 on target, 6 off target.
No yellow cards were issued to Coventry City. On the opposite side, Birmingham City received 3 yellow cards (D. Sanderson, M. Roberts and I. Sunjic).
Also, Birmingham City didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after R. Woods (Birmingham City) was sent out after receiving a straight red card in the (82′).
After playing this match, Coventry City will have 31 points like Stoke City to stay in the 5th place. On the opposite side, Birmingham City will have 22 points to stay in the 15th place.
Birmingham City will host Blackpool on the 27th of November with a 5-4 head to head in favor of Birmingham City (5 draws).
Coventry City: Formation and Lineups
Coventry City adopted the 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
The manager Mark Robins chose to play with the following team: Simon Moore , Dominic Hyam , Kyle McFadzean , Michael Rose , Fankaty Dabo , Gustavo Hamer , Liam Kelly , Ian Maatsen , Callum O’Hare , Viktor Gyökeres and Matt Godden .
Coventry City made 2 changes: G. Hamer for J. Allen (74′) and C. O’Hare for T. Walker (90′).
Top player: Gustavo Hamer
Probably the most impressive player in Coventry City was Gustavo Hamer.
His rating iswith 40 passes (75% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 6. He performed 4 crosses.
Birmingham City: Formation and Lineups
Also Birmingham City adopted the 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
On the opposite side, Lee Bowyer played with: Matija Šarkić , Dion Sanderson , Marc Roberts , Harlee Dean , Marcel Oakley , Ryan Woods , Ivan Šunjić , Jérémie Bela , Riley McGree , Scott Hogan and Troy Deeney .
Birmingham City made 3 changes: M. Oakley for J. Familia-Castillo (66′), S. Hogan for J. James (86′) and T. Deeney for L. Jutkiewicz (86′).
Best player: Matija Šarkić
The player that probably impressed the most for Birmingham City was the goalkeeper: Matija Šarkić. His rating is 7.61. He performed 5 saves.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Championship