Championship: Blackpool steals a draw versus Swansea City

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SWANSEA. Blackpool was capable to capture a late draw against Swansea City with a late goal from K. Anderson.

SWANSEA. Blackpool found a way to clinch a draw against Swansea City with a late goal from K. Anderson scored in the (86′) after Swansea City got a lead with a goal from J. Piroe (36′). Swansea City couldn’t win even though he was superior in terms of holding the ball possession (60%)

The match was held at the Stadium Stadium in Swansea on Saturday and this began at 3:00 pm local time. In the presence of 16,886 spectators.​ The referee was Keith Stroud who was helped by Mark Russell and Matthew Jones. The 4th official was Simon Mather. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 10.6 degrees Celsius or 51.04 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 81%.​

Match Statistics

Swansea City was in firm control of the ball 60% while Blackpool was struggling with a 40% ball possession.

Swansea City was more aggressive with 30 dangerous attacks and 4 shots of which 2 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Swansea City to win the match​.

Swansea City shot 4 times, 2 on target, 1 off target. On the other side, Blackpool shot 6 times, 2 on target, 1 off target.


Swansea City received 1 yellow card (J. Bidwell). On the opposite side, Blackpool received 1 yellow card (D. Sterling).

After playing this encounter, Swansea City will have 23 points to stay in the 12th place. On the opposite side, Blackpool will have 25 points like Huddersfield Town and Millwall to stay in the 10th place.

Match Events

  • 36'

    J. Piroe

  • 54'

    D. Sterling

  • 66'

    J. Bowler

    D. Mitchell

  • 71'

    S. Lavery

    J. Yates

  • 72'

    M. Obafemi

    J. Piroe

  • 75'

    K. Smith

    O. Ntcham

  • 80'

    J. Bidwell

  • 81'

    O. Dale

    C. Connolly

  • 86'

    K. Anderson

Next match

In the upcoming Championship match, Swansea City will play away with Barnsley on the 24th of November with a 6-0 head to head stats in favor of Swansea City (6 draws).

Blackpool will host West Bromwich Albion on the 23rd of November with a 5-1 head to head record in favor of West Bromwich Albion (1 draw).

Swansea City: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Russell Martin chose to play with the following team: Ben Hamer (6.7), Ben Cabango (7.4), Kyle Naughton (7.0), Ryan Manning (6.8), Ethan Laird (6.4), Matt Grimes (6.5), Flynn Downes (7.0), Jake Bidwell (6.7), Olivier Ntcham (7.2), Jamie Paterson (7.0) and Joël Piroe (7.1).


Swansea City made 2 changes: J. Piroe for M. Obafemi (72′) and O. Ntcham for K. Smith (75′).

Top player: Ben Cabango

The player who no doubt impressed Swansea City the most was Ben Cabango.

His rating is (7.4) with 72 passes (80% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 9.

Blackpool: Formation and Lineups

Blackpool started with a 5-4-1 line-up (5-4-1).

On the other side, Neil Critchley played with: Daniel Grimshaw (6.4), Jordan Lawrence-Gabriel (6.8), Dujon Sterling (5.9), Marvin Ekpiteta (6.8), James Husband (7.1), Reece James (6.5), Demetri Mitchell (7.0), Callum Connolly (6.5), Ryan Wintle (6.4), Keshi Anderson (6.5) and Jerry Yates (6.6).


Blackpool made 3 changes: D. Mitchell for J. Bowler (66′), J. Yates for S. Lavery (71′) and C. Connolly for O. Dale (81′).

Top player: James Husband

Probably the most impressive player in Blackpool was James Husband.

His rating is (7.1) with 56 passes (78% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 6. He performed 1 cross.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Championship



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