READING. Sheffield United overcomes Reading 1-0 after J. Bogle scored just 1 goal (57′).
The match was held at the Gene L. Shirk Stadium Stadium in Reading on Tuesday and this began at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Andy Davies who was helped by Graham Kane and Lee Venamore. The 4th official was James Oldham. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 4.4 degrees Celsius or 39.85 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 85%.
Sheffield United was in firm control of the ball 55% while Reading was struggling with a 45% ball possession.
Sheffield United was more aggressive with 54 dangerous attacks and 8 shots of which 4 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Sheffield United won the match.
Reading shot 6 times, 2 on target, 4 off target. On the opposite side, Sheffield United shot 8 times, 4 on target, 4 off target.
No yellow cards were issued to Reading. On the opposite side, Sheffield United received 3 yellow cards (J. Fleck, R. Brewster and M. Gibbs-White).
After this encounter, Reading will stay with 17 points to stay in the 20th place. On the opposite side, Sheffield United will have 20 points like Bristol City to stay in the 17th place.
A. R. Baba
Sheffield United will host Bristol City on the 28th of November with a 7-5 head to head stats in favor of Sheffield United (1 draw).
Reading: Formation and Lineups
Reading started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).
The manager Veljko Paunovic chose to play with the following team: Luke Southwood , Andy Yiadom , Liam Moore , Scott Dann , Abdul Baba Rahman , Danny Drinkwater , Ayotomiwa Dele-Bashiru , Ovie Ejaria , John Swift , Josh Laurent and George Pușcaș .
Reading made 2 changes: T. Dele-Bashiru for A. Carroll (60′) and A. R. Baba for A. Halilovic (90′).
Top player: John Swift
Probably the most impressive player in Reading was John Swift.
His rating iswith 36 passes (83% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 10. He performed 7 crosses.
Sheffield United: Formation and Lineups
Sheffield United started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
On the opposite side, Slaviša Jokanović played with: Wes Foderingham , Chris Basham , John Egan , Ben Davies , Jayden Bogle , Oliver Norwood , John Fleck , Enda Stevens , Morgan Gibbs-White , David McGoldrick and Rhian Brewster .
Sheffield United made 2 changes: J. Fleck for C. Hourihane (72′) and R. Brewster for B. Sharp (82′).
Top player: Ben Davies
The player who no doubt impressed Sheffield United the most was Ben Davies even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.
His rating iswith 65 passes (93% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 6.
Results of the day
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