Championship: Hull City overcomes Millwall 2-1

HULL. Hull City conquered Millwall to win 2-1.

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HULL. Hull City conquered Millwall to win 2-1. It was Hull City to strike first with a goal of G. Honeyman at the 29′. Then it was a goal in the 45′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, R. Longman gave the win to Hull City in the 53′ minute with a goal. Millwall lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (57%).

The match was held at the KCOM Stadium Stadium in Hull on Saturday and this began at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Joshua Smith who had the assistance of Samuel Lewis and Matthew Jones. The 4th official was David Webb. The weather was rainy. The temperature was quite cold around 4 degrees Celsius or 39.22 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 84%.​

Match Statistics

Millwall was in firm control of the ball 57% while Hull City was struggling with a 43% ball possession.

Millwall was more aggressive with 50 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 6 were on target. Anyhow, Hull City succeeded in find the solution to win this contest.​

Hull City shot 9 times, 2 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Millwall shot 14 times, 6 on target, 8 off target.


Hull City received 2 yellow cards (R. Smallwood and T. Eaves). On the other side, Millwall received 2 yellow cards (D. McNamara and B. Afobe).

After this match, Hull City will have 18 points like Cardiff City to stay in the 19th place. On the opposite side, Millwall will stay with 27 points like Swansea City and Blackpool to stay in the 10th place.

Match Events

  • 29'

    G. Honeyman

  • 40'

    R. Smallwood

  • 45'

    T. Bradshaw

    B. Afobe

  • 53'

    R. Longman

  • 63'

    C. Elder

    M. Wilks

  • 63'

    D. McNamara

  • 67'

    M. Smith

    T. Bradshaw

  • 72'

    M. Bennett

    S. Ojo

  • 79'

    R. Williams

    R. Longman

  • 80'

    T. Eaves

    J. Magennis

  • 82'

    G. Evans

    G. Saville

  • 89'

    Benik Afobe

  • 89'

    Tom Eaves

Next match

In the upcoming Championship match, Hull City will play away against Reading on the 4th of December with a 6-2 head to head statistic in favor of Hull City (6 draws).

Millwall will host Birmingham City on the 4th of December with a 7-5 head to head statistic in favor of Birmingham City (5 draws).

Hull City: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Grant McCann chose to play with the following team: Nathan Baxter (7.1), Di’Shon Bernard (7.0), Sean McLoughlin (6.7), Jacob Greaves (7.1), Keane Lewis-Potter (6.3), Richard Smallwood (6.5), Greg Docherty (6.8), Ryan Longman (7.4), George Honeyman (7.6), Mallik Wilks (6.2) and Josh Magennis (7.3).


Hull City made 3 changes: M. Wilks for C. Elder (63′), R. Longman for R. Williams (79′) and J. Magennis for T. Eaves (80′).

Top player: George Honeyman

The player who no doubt impressed Hull City the most was George Honeyman.

His rating is (7.6) with 1 goal, 30 passes (70% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 6. He performed 7 crosses.

Millwall: Formation and Lineups

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

On the opposite side, Gary Rowett played with: Bartosz Białkowski (6.1), Daniel Ballard (6.7), Shaun Hutchinson (7.3), Murray Wallace (6.8), Dan McNamara (6.8), Billy Mitchell (6.5), George Saville (6.6), Sheyi Ojo (6.4), Tom Bradshaw (7.3), Jed Wallace (7.0) and Benik Afobe (7.3).


Millwall made 3 changes: T. Bradshaw for M. Smith (67′), S. Ojo for M. Bennett (72′) and G. Saville for G. Evans (82′).

Top player: Shaun Hutchinson

Probably the most impressive player in Millwall was Shaun Hutchinson.

His rating is (7.3) with 51 passes (86% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 8.

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