Championship: Sheffield United stops Coventry City with a 0-0 draw

SHEFFIELD. Sheffield United 0-0 Coventry City played out a goalless draw.

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SHEFFIELD. Coventry City didn’t concede much to Sheffield United to lock the result on a 0-0 scoreline on Saturday. Sheffield United couldn’t win even though he was superior in terms of holding the ball possession (57%).

The match was held at the Bramall Lane Stadium in Sheffield on Saturday and this began at 12:30 pm local time. The referee was Michael Salisbury with the assistance of Wade Smith and Nick Greenhalgh. The 4th official was Peter Wright. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold around 11.5 degrees Celsius or 52.77 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 73%.​

Match Statistics

Sheffield United was in firm control of the ball 57% while Coventry City was struggling with a 43% ball possession.

Sheffield United was more aggressive with 62 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 2 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Sheffield United to win the match​.

Sheffield United shot 13 times, 2 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Coventry City shot 9 times, 4 on target, 1 off target.

Cards

Sheffield United received 3 yellow cards (J. Egan, J. Bogle and C. Hourihane). On the other side, Coventry City received 2 yellow cards (G. Hamer and C. O’Hare).

After playing this contest, Sheffield United will have 20 points to stay in the 17th place. On the opposite side, Coventry City will have 31 points to stay in the 4th place.

Match Events

  • 22'
    22'

    J. Egan

  • 30'
    30'

    G. Hamer

  • 30'
    30'

    J. Bogle

  • 38'
    38'

    C. Hourihane

  • 46'
    46'

    D. McGoldrick

    I. Ndiaye

  • 51'
    51'

    C. O\'Hare

  • 63'
    63'

    M. Godden

    G. Hamer

  • 63'
    63'

    T. Walker

    V. Gyokeres

  • 75'
    75'

    L. Kelly

    B. Sheaf

  • 86'
    86'

    B. Osborn

    E. Stevens

Next match

In the upcoming Championship match, Sheffield United will play away against Reading on the 23rd of November with a 8-5 head to head statistic in favor of Sheffield United (3 draws).

Coventry City will host Birmingham City on the 23rd of November with a 4-2 head to head statistic in favor of Birmingham City (5 draws).

Sheffield United: Formation and Lineups

Sheffield United adopted the 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

The manager Slaviša Jokanović chose to play with the following team: Wes Foderingham (7.4), Chris Basham (7.2), John Egan (7.1), Ben Davies (7.2), Jayden Bogle (7.2), Conor Hourihane (7.7), John Fleck (7.2), Enda Stevens (7.0), Morgan Gibbs-White (7.6), Billy Sharp (6.8) and Iliman Ndiaye (6.7).

Substitutes

Sheffield United made 2 changes: I. Ndiaye for D. McGoldrick (46′) and E. Stevens for B. Osborn (86′).

Top player: Conor Hourihane

Probably the most impressive player in Sheffield United was Conor Hourihane.

His rating is (7.7) with 59 passes (72% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 9. He performed 7 crosses.

Coventry City: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Mark Robins played with: Simon Moore (7.1), Dominic Hyam (6.5), Kyle McFadzean (7.4), Michael Rose (6.5), Todd Kane (6.2), Gustavo Hamer (6.6), Ben Sheaf (6.8), Fankaty Dabo (6.4), Jamie Allen (6.2), Callum O’Hare (6.8) and Viktor Gyökeres (6.6).

Substitutes

Coventry City made 3 changes: G. Hamer for M. Godden (63′), V. Gyokeres for T. Walker (63′) and B. Sheaf for L. Kelly (75′).

Top player: Kyle McFadzean

Probably the most impressive player in Coventry City was Kyle McFadzean.

His rating is (7.4) with 36 passes (75% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 8.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Championship

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