[ 6 Apr 24 ] Bradford City v GILLS Match Thread

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Man of the Match

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Jake Turner
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Remeao Hutton
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Scott Malone
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Conor Masterson (75)
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Max Ehmer
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Shadrach Ogie
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Ethan Coleman
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Timothee Dieng (67)
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George Lapslie
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Connor Mahoney
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Oli Hawkins (75)
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(67) Josh Andrews
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(75) Jonny Williams
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(75) Josh Walker
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[ 6 Apr 24 ] Bradford City v GILLS Match Thread

Postby Garawa » Thu Mar 28, 2024 8:31 pm

- The Gills lead the wins over Bradford by 23 wins to 16 and a further 17 meetings have been drawn. The Gills are winless in 4 against Bradford, losing twice at Priestfield 0-2 and drawing twice at Valley Parade.
- The Gills have drawn 3 (including their last 2 visits) and lost 1 of their previous 4 trips to Bradford since their last win there in August 2015. That defeat 3 visits ago in March 2018 is their only loss in 9 visits (2 wins and 6 draws).
- In all competitions, Bradford won 11 out of 19 games between November and February which included a run 6 consecutive wins and just 3 defeats. The 9 matches since have produced just 2 wins and 5 defeats including 4 in a row.
- Bradford's 2-0 home win over Tranmere ended 4 successive league defeats (including 3 at home) during which they conceded 13 goals. They have managed just 3 home league wins in 12 however those wins have come in their previous 7.
- The Gills have scored the fewest first half goals with 16 in their 42 matches, 3 of which have come in their last 4 games. Bradford have the worst first half goal difference with minus 12 and they haven't scored before the break in 8 of their last 9 games.
- Bradford's 9 leads taken at home and 9 away are both the fewest totals in League 2. The 298 minutes ahead in their 21 home league matches is also the shortest time ahead in the division and their 26 minute lead in their previous home game was their first in 5 games.


(15:02) EFL Sky Bet League 2: Bradford City v Gillingham FC - Kick Off [ 5 - 4 - 1 ]

(15.04) Returning Jake Turner has to pull off a fantastic save from danger-man Cook after following up from a previous dangerous attack.

(15.21) Oli Hawkins gets a head on the ball and the 'keeper has to stretch to tip it over.

(15.25) Tim Dieng gets a shot on target. It beats the 'keeper but it's cleared off the line.

(15.34) Masterson has a great opportunity to open the scoring but the 'keeper stretches well diving to his left. Anywhere else and he would have been in trouble!

(15.45) GOAL! Bradford City 1-0 Gillingham: Halliday

(15.47) 2 minutes will be added to the first half.

(15.49) Half time 1-0

(16.04) The second half kicks off.

(16.16) Wright's shot from a tight angle inside the box is well saved by Turner.

(16.29) Cook's header is tipped over the bar well by Turner.

(16.42) Cook has a shot blocked well by Ogie who clears the follow up which Gills attack from. Walker holds the ball for Andrews who beats his man, twists him inside and out and shoots across goal and just past the post.

(16.50) The referee adds on 6 additional minutes.

(16.57) FULL TIME 1-0

Attendance: 16,735 (372)
Position: 11th
Referee: Edward Duckworth
Match highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXArcxVXXEc
BBC Match Report: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/68697010
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