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Championship: Swansea City prevails over Peterborough United 3-0

SWANSEA. Swansea City was in the end too strong for Peterborough United.

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SWANSEA. Swansea City was eventually too much to handle for Peterborough United with the goal of J. Bidwell (2′), J. Piroe (13′) and O. Ntcham (45′). Swansea City was vastly superior ball possession (67%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was held at the Swansea.com Stadium Stadium in Swansea on Saturday and this began at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Matt Donohue with the help of Mark Pottage and Robert Hyde. The 4th official was Andy Woolmer. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 12 degrees Celsius or 53.55 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 81%.​

Match Statistics

Swansea City was in firm control of the ball 67% while Peterborough United was struggling with a 33% ball possession.

Swansea City was more aggressive with 45 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 5 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Swansea City won the encounter.

Swansea City shot 13 times, 5 on target, 8 off target. On the other side, Peterborough United shot 2 times, 1 on target, 1 off target.


Swansea City received 2 yellow cards (R. Manning and F. Downes). On the opposite side, No yellow cards were issued to Peterborough United.

After this match, Swansea City will have 17 points to stay in the 16th place. On the other side, Peterborough United will stay with 14 points to stay in the 20th place.

Match Events

  • 2'

    J. Bidwell

  • 13'

    J. Piroe

    R. Manning

  • 45'

    D. Butler

    H. Burrows

  • 45'

    O. Ntcham

  • 54'

    J. Clarke-Harris

    J. Grant

  • 59'

    J. Ward

    I. Kanu

  • 63'

    R. Manning

  • 63'

    M. Obafemi

    J. Piroe

  • 73'

    F. Downes

    O. Ntcham

  • 79'

    M. Whittaker

    E. Laird

  • 83'

    F. Downes

Next match

In the upcoming Championship match, Swansea City will play away with Coventry City on the 2nd of November with a 4-0 head to head statistic in favor of Swansea City (4 draws).

Peterborough United will host Huddersfield Town on the 2nd of November with a 1-0 head to head in favor of Peterborough United (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 (6.8), Ryan Bennett (7.4), Kyle Naughton (7.3), Ryan Manning (7.4), Ethan Laird (7.5), Korey Smith (7.1), Matt Grimes (7.3), Jake Bidwell (7.6), Olivier Ntcham (7.2), Jamie Paterson (7.6) and Joël Piroe (8.1).


Swansea City made 3 changes: J. Piroe for M. Obafemi (63′), O. Ntcham for F. Downes (73′) and E. Laird for M. Whittaker (79′).

Top player: Joël Piroe

Probably the most impressive player in Swansea City was Joël Piroe.

His rating is (8.1) with 1 goal, 18 passes (88% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 3.

Peterborough United: Formation and Lineups

Peterborough United started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

On the opposite side, Darren Ferguson played with: David Cornell (6.0), Nathan Thompson (7.0), Ronnie Edwards (6.3), Mark Beevers (6.1), Idris Kanu (6.6), Oliver Norburn (6.3), Jack Taylor (6.6), Harrison Burrows (6.2), Jorge Grant (6.5), Siriki Dembélé (6.8) and Sammie Szmodics (6.4).


Peterborough United made 3 changes: H. Burrows for D. Butler (45′), J. Grant for J. Clarke-Harris (54′) and I. Kanu for J. Ward (59′).

Top player: Nathan Thompson

The player who no doubt impressed Peterborough United the most was Nathan Thompson.

His rating is (7.0) with 33 passes (90% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 7.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Championship

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