West Bromwich Albion 1-0 Blackpool: prevails over 1-0 with a late goal scored by O. Yokuslu

WEST BROMWICH. West Bromwich Albion snatched a late win Blackpool 1-0 after O. Yokuslu scored just 1 goal (85').

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WEST BROMWICH. West Bromwich Albion snatched a late win Blackpool 1-0 after O. Yokuslu scored just 1 goal (85′). West Bromwich Albion was vastly superior ball possession (64%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the The Hawthorns stadium in West Bromwich on Tuesday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Gavin Ward with the assistance of Mark Russell and Robert Hyde. The 4th official was Andy Woolmer. The weather was rainy. The temperature was cold around 8 degrees Celsius or 46.36 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 93%.​

Match Statistics

West Bromwich Albion was in firm control of the ball 64% while Blackpool was struggling with a 36% ball possession.

West Bromwich Albion was more aggressive with 67 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 5 were on target. Which is one of the reasons West Bromwich Albion won the match.

West Bromwich Albion shot 11 times, 5 on target, 6 off target. On the opposite side, Blackpool shot 5 times, 0 on target, 5 off target.


West Bromwich Albion received 4 yellow cards (D. O’Shea, K. Bartley, J. Wallace and ). On the other side, Blackpool received 2 yellow cards (J. Thorniley and J. Yates).

After playing this match, West Bromwich Albion will have 14 points to stay in the 24th place. On the other side, Blackpool will stay with 22 points like Rotherham United and Bristol City to stay in the 15th place.

Match Events

  • 28'

    J. Thorniley

  • 46'

    S. Lavery

    C. Wright

  • 47'

    J. Yates

  • 51'

    D. O\'Shea

  • 52'

    K. Bartley

  • 58'

    J. Wallace

  • 58'

    G. Diangana

    J. Wallace

  • 65'

    T. Corbeanu

    G. Madine

  • 76'

    T. Rogic

    K. Grant

  • 76'

    J. Molumby

    T. Gardner-Hickman

  • 83'

    B. Thomas-Asante

    M. Phillips

  • 85'

    O. Yokuslu

  • 87'

    I. Poveda

    J. Yates

  • 90'

    O. Yokuslu

Next match

In the upcoming Championship match, West Bromwich Albion will play away with Queens Park Rangers on the 5th of November with a 10-5 head to head in favor of West Bromwich Albion (5 draws).

Blackpool will host Luton Town on the 5th of November with a 1-0 head to head record in favor of Luton Town (1 draw).

West Bromwich Albion: Formation and Lineups

West Bromwich Albion started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Richard Beale chose to play with the following team: Alex Palmer (6.8), Darnell Furlong (7.0), Kyle Bartley (6.5), Dara O’Shea (7.1), Conor Townsend (7.3), Okay Yokuşlu (8.0), Taylor Gardner-Hickman (7.0), Jed Wallace (6.4), John Swift (7.6), Matt Phillips (6.8) and Karlan Grant (7.0).


West Bromwich Albion made 4 changes: J. Wallace for G. Diangana (58′), K. Grant for J. Molumby (75′), T. Gardner-Hickman for T. Rogic (76′) and M. Phillips for B. Thomas-Asante (83′).

Top player: Okay Yokuşlu

The player who no doubt impressed West Bromwich Albion the most was Okay Yokuşlu.

His rating is (8.0) with 1 goal, 57 passes (89% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 8. He performed 1 cross.

Blackpool: Formation and Lineups

Blackpool started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the other side, Michael Appleton played with: Chris Maxwell (7.2), Callum Connolly (6.2), Marvin Ekpiteta (6.4), Jordan Thorniley (6.1), James Husband (6.8), Sonny Carey (5.8), Kenneth Dougall (6.2), Callum Wright (6.2), Jerry Yates (7.0), Gary Madine (6.8) and CJ Hamilton (6.9).


Blackpool made 3 changes: C. Wright for S. Lavery (46′), G. Madine for T. Corbeanu (65′) and J. Yates for I. Poveda (87′).

Best player: Chris Maxwell

The player that probably impressed the most for Blackpool was the goalkeeper: Chris Maxwell. His rating is 7.15. He performed 4 saves.

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