BLACKPOOL. Blackpool defeats Hull City 1-0 after G. Madine scored a penalty (31').
BLACKPOOL. Blackpool tops Hull City 1-0 after G. Madine scored a penalty (31′).
The match was played at the Bloomfield Road stadium in Blackpool on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Dean Whitestone with the assistance of Mark Dwyer and Matthew Jones. The 4th official was Andrew Kitchen. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 12.6 degrees Celsius or 54.73 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 84%.
There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Blackpool was in possession of the ball for 48% of the time vs. Hull City that controlled the ball for 52% of the time.
Hull City was more aggressive with 62 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 5 were on target. Anyhow, Blackpool found a way to find the solution to win this match.
Blackpool shot 8 times, 2 on target, 6 off target. On the opposite side, Hull City shot 12 times, 5 on target, 7 off target.
No yellow cards were issued to Blackpool. On the other side, Hull City received 2 yellow cards (D. Bernard and G. Honeyman).
After this match, Blackpool will have 30 points to stay in the 13th place. On the opposite side, Hull City will stay with 23 points to stay in the 19th place.
G. Madine (Penalty)Goal! Blackpool 1, Hull City 0. Gary Madine - Blackpool - converts the penalty with a shot with right foot to the high centre of the goal.
D. BernardFouled by Di'Shon Bernard - Hull City Di'Shon Bernard - Hull City - receive yellow card for a foul. Keshi Anderson - Blackpool - won a free kick in defence.
G. HoneymanFouled by Tyler Smith - Hull City George Honeyman - Hull City - receive yellow card for a foul. James Husband - Blackpool - won a free kick on the left wing. Fouled by George Honeyman - Hull City Kenneth Dougall - Blackpool - won a free kick in defence.
Hull City will host Stoke City on the 16th of January with a 11-4 head to head record in favor of Stoke City (6 draws).
Blackpool: Formation and Lineups
Blackpool started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
The manager Neil Critchley chose to play with the following team: Daniel Grimshaw , Dujon Sterling , Marvin Ekpiteta , Richard Keogh , James Husband , Josh Bowler , Ryan Wintle , Kenneth Dougall , Keshi Anderson , Gary Madine and Shayne Lavery .
Blackpool made 3 changes: S. Lavery for J. Yates (73′), J. Bowler for C. Connolly (89′) and K. Anderson for D. Gretarsson (90′).
Best player: Daniel Grimshaw
The player that probably impressed the most for Blackpool was the goalkeeper: Daniel Grimshaw. His rating is 7.63. He performed 4 saves.
Hull City: Formation and Lineups
Hull City started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
On the opposite side, Grant McCann played with: Nathan Baxter , Di’Shon Bernard , Sean McLoughlin , Jacob Greaves , Ryan Longman , Richard Smallwood , Greg Docherty , Callum Elder , George Honeyman , Josh Magennis and Keane Lewis-Potter .
Hull City made 3 changes: C. Elder for T. Smith (17′), J. Magennis for T. Eaves (62′) and R. Smallwood for R. Williams (71′).
Top player: Sean McLoughlin
Probably the most impressive player in Hull City was Sean McLoughlin.
His rating iswith 37 passes (67% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 8 duels out of 11.