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  • Date:19 Sep 2011
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Portman Road
  • Attendance:15,650
  • Martin Cranie - og (6) Andrews (14)
    Scotland (66)
Goal!

Live Commentary

92:01 +2.01

Jay Emmanuel-Thomas has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the goal.

89:47

Gary McSheffrey takes a shot. Danny Collins gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken by Sammy Clingan, Headed effort on goal by Carl Baker from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the goal.

88:41

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Sammy Clingan.

87:30

Keith Andrews takes a shot. Save by Joe Murphy. Lee Bowyer decides to take the corner short. Jimmy Bullard produces a cross, save by Joe Murphy.

86:45

Jimmy Bullard produces a cross, Martin Cranie manages to make a clearance.

85:36

Carlos Edwards crosses the ball, Martin Cranie gets a block in. Jay Emmanuel-Thomas comes on in place of Jason Scotland.

84:11

The ball is crossed by Lee Bowyer.

83:19

The ball is swung over by Chris Hussey, save by David Stockdale.

81:26

Daryl Murphy replaces Michael Chopra.

80:17

Centre by Chris Hussey.

79:35

Centre by Aaron Cresswell, Nathan Cameron makes a clearance.

78:04

The referee blows for offside. Joe Murphy takes the free kick.

76:56

The ball is delivered by Chris Hussey.

75:03

The ball is sent over by Chris Hussey. Cyrus Christie leaves the field to be replaced by Nathan Cameron.

73:52

The ball is sent over by Carlos Edwards, Cyrus Christie manages to make a clearance.

70:37

Grant Leadbitter fouled by Roy O'Donovan, the ref awards a free kick. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Aaron Cresswell, Joe Murphy makes a save. Corner taken by Jimmy Bullard from the right by-line to the near post, Aaron Cresswell takes a shot.

70:16

Corner taken short by Lee Bowyer. Centre by Jimmy Bullard, David Bell manages to make a clearance.

68:52

Roy O'Donovan comes on in place of Cody McDonald.

66:49

Goal scored by Jason Scotland from deep inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Ipswich 3-0 Coventry.Michael Chopra provided the assist for the goal.

66:07

Damien Delaney gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lukas Jutkiewicz. Joe Murphy takes the indirect free kick.

65:27

The ball is crossed by Keith Andrews, clearance by David Bell. Corner taken by Jimmy Bullard, clearance made by Lukas Jutkiewicz.

62:36

The ball is crossed by Lukas Jutkiewicz. Header by Carl Baker from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

62:14

Gary McSheffrey fouled by Jimmy Bullard, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Sammy Clingan.

61:44

The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Richard Keogh.

61:03

Centre by Chris Hussey, Danny Collins makes a clearance.

60:31

The referee penalises Michael Chopra for handball. Richard Keogh takes the free kick.

59:45

David Bell sends in a cross, save by David Stockdale.

59:03

The ball is delivered by Aaron Cresswell, clearance by Sammy Clingan.

56:28

Martin Cranie concedes a free kick for a foul on Michael Chopra. Aaron Cresswell restarts play with the free kick. Keith Andrews has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide left of the goal.

52:20

Grant Leadbitter is penalised for a handball. Sammy Clingan produces a cross, Cody McDonald has a headed effort from close range and clears the bar.

51:25

Grant Leadbitter takes a shot. Blocked by Cyrus Christie. Short corner taken by Grant Leadbitter from the left by-line. A cross is delivered by Aaron Cresswell.

49:25

The ball is crossed by Cyrus Christie.

48:11

Shot from just outside the box by Gary McSheffrey goes over the crossbar.

47:05

Jason Scotland takes a shot. Save by Joe Murphy. The ball is delivered by David Bell, clearance made by Keith Andrews.

46:58 +1.58

The ball is crossed by David Bell, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Lukas Jutkiewicz misses to the right of the goal.

46:21 +1.21

Centre by David Bell, clearance by Damien Delaney.

45:35

Shot from long range by Carlos Edwards goes over the bar.

45:19

Centre by Aaron Cresswell, clearance made by Sammy Clingan.

45:00

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Sammy Clingan, Cody McDonald takes a shot. Blocked by Aaron Cresswell.

44:12

Grant Leadbitter sends in a cross.

43:09

The ball is swung over by Keith Andrews, Martin Cranie makes a clearance. Grant Leadbitter takes a shot from a long way out clearing the bar. Gary McSheffrey on for Gael Bigirimana.

42:28

Carlos Edwards crosses the ball, Richard Keogh makes a clearance.

41:07

Free kick awarded for a foul by Michael Chopra on Chris Hussey. Richard Keogh restarts play with the free kick.

40:15

Inswinging corner taken by Jimmy Bullard from the left by-line, Close range header by Keith Andrews goes over the bar.

39:50

The ball is sent over by Aaron Cresswell, clearance made by Martin Cranie.

38:25

The assistant referee signals for offside against Cody McDonald. Free kick taken by David Stockdale.

37:31

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lukas Jutkiewicz by Danny Collins. Sammy Clingan crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance made by Keith Andrews.

36:29

A cross is delivered by Grant Leadbitter, clearance made by Martin Cranie.

34:49

Ibrahima Sonko goes off and Damien Delaney comes on.

34:25

Jason Scotland has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide left of the goal.

33:39

Carl Baker sends in a cross, Aaron Cresswell manages to make a clearance.

31:38

A cross is delivered by Aaron Cresswell, Cyrus Christie makes a clearance.

28:16

Foul by David Bell on Jimmy Bullard, free kick awarded. David Bell goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Strike comes in from Jimmy Bullard from the free kick.

27:23

Grant Leadbitter gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Carl Baker. Sammy Clingan delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel, Ibrahima Sonko makes a clearance.

25:42

Outswinging corner taken by Sammy Clingan from the right by-line, Close range header by Martin Cranie goes over the bar.

23:29

David Bell delivers the ball, Cody McDonald takes a shot. Blocked by Lee Bowyer.

21:05

A cross is delivered by Aaron Cresswell, Michael Chopra has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.

19:17

Michael Chopra has a shot on goal from outside the box which misses left.

17:21

Grant Leadbitter crosses the ball, Joe Murphy makes a save.

16:43

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Sammy Clingan, Richard Keogh delivers the ball.

14:40

Michael Chopra produces a cross, Keith Andrews finds the net with a goal from inside the area to the top right corner of the goal. Ipswich 2-0 Coventry.Michael Chopra provided the assist for the goal.

13:22

Michael Chopra produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

10:47

The ball is swung over by Carlos Edwards, Michael Chopra produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

10:01

Aaron Cresswell fouled by David Bell, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by David Stockdale.

9:54

The ball is swung over by Carl Baker, Aaron Cresswell makes a clearance.

9:41

The ball is delivered by Cyrus Christie, clearance made by Carlos Edwards.

7:33

The ball is swung over by Keith Andrews.

6:26

Aaron Cresswell sends in a cross. Own goal by Martin Cranie. Ipswich 1-0 Coventry.Assist by Aaron Cresswell.

5:51

Unfair challenge on Jimmy Bullard by David Bell results in a free kick. Ibrahima Sonko takes the free kick.

3:57

Carl Baker sends in a cross, save made by David Stockdale.

2:14

Long range shot by Aaron Cresswell goes wide right of the goal.

1:32

Cyrus Christie delivers the ball.

Match Preview

Double boost for Town Ivar Ingimarsson and Mark Kennedy are expected to be fit for Ipswich`s clash against Coventry. Ingimarsson has been missing since the opening weekend of the season due to a thigh strain and, having not been quite ready to make his return in last Saturday`s 2-0 defeat at Blackpool, got 90 minutes under his belt in a behind-closed-doors game against Gillingham in midweek. Midfielder Kennedy also missed the defeat at Bloomfield Road with a calf problem but returned to training on Thursday. Elsewhere, Ibrahima Sonko and Lee Bowyer both recovered from hamstring injuries to start against the Seasiders and have suffered no ill-effects, but midfielder Lee Martin misses out as he serves the final game of his three-match suspension. Striker Nathan Ellington pushed his claims for involvement in Paul Jewell`s matchday 16 by bagging a hat-trick in Wednesday`s 8-1 reserve-team triumph over Gills. Jewell admitted he is still searching for a winning formula in the wake of last weekend`s defeat to Blackpool, which was Town`s fifth loss in their last six games. Coventry will assess the fitness of Joe Murphy over the weekend as they prepare for the trip. The goalkeeper was forced off at half-time in last Saturday`s 2-0 victory over Derby - City`s first win of the campaign - nursing a hamstring injury. Chris Dunn came on for his Sky Blues debut and is ready to step in from the off at Portman Road should Murphy not make it. Elsewhere, manager Andy Thorn was able to take 21 players for training towards the end of this week - the most he has ever had any at point this season. Striker Clive Platt is ready for action having now got three behind-closed-doors matches under his belt, the latest coming on Tuesday in which fit-again winger Gary McSheffrey signalled his return from a hamstring injury by bagging a hat-trick in a 5-1 victory over Peterborough. Midfielder David Bell (back) started against the Rams last weekend while striker Freddy Eastwood (hamstring) is available if called upon. The Sky Blues` only definite absentees are midfielder Gary Deegan and defender Richard Wood (both thigh), who are both set to return to training next week.

Formation:442Manager: Paul Jewell

Ipswich

Formation: 442Manager: Andy Thorn

Coventry

  • David Stockdale
  • Carlos Edwards
  • Ibrahima Sonko
  • Danny Collins
  • Aaron Cresswell
  • Grant Leadbitter
  • Jimmy Bullard
  • Keith Andrews
  • Lee Bowyer
  • Jason Scotland
  • Michael Chopra
  • SUBS
  • Arran Lee-Barrett
  • Damien Delaney
  • Jay Emmanuel-Thomas
  • Daryl Murphy
  • Jack Ainsley

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Match Report

Tractor Boys ease to win Ipswich allayed the pressure on boss Paul Jewell by easing to a 3-0 victory over lowly Coventry at Portman Road. After starting the season in impressive fashion, with a 3-0 victory over Bristol City, the Tractor Boys have since endured a rocky spell having lost four of their ensuing five league games. That run turned attention to Jewell, who made several high-profile acquisitions in the summer with the hope of catapulting the East Anglian side back into the Barclays Premier League after 10 consecutive seasons in the second tier. However, there was no sign of pressure on Monday evening as Jewell's men crushed the hapless Sky Blues, who now find themselves 20th in the npower Championship table. Most the damage was done in the opening 15 minutes as Martin Cranie's own goal was followed up by a Keith Andrews strike to give Ipswich a flying start. That was a position from which Andy Thorn's men never fully recovered and there was still time for Jason Scotland to add further gloss to the scoreline. Despite their poor run of form heading into the clash, the Tractor Boys flew out of the blocks and took the lead in the seventh minute through Cranie's error. Aaron Cresswell was the orchestrator, sending in a vicious left-wing centre which the centre-back could only head past Joe Murphy. Not content with one, the hosts pushed for a second and almost got it four minutes later. Carlos Edwards crossed to the back post, with the ball eventually falling into the path of Michael Chopra, who could only blaze wide. But it made little difference as Ipswich increased their lead in the 15th minute through Andrews. The Republic of Ireland international started the move with a clever flick to Chopra and, after receiving the return ball, finished impressively from just inside the area. Chopra and Jimmy Bullard shot narrowly wide as the hosts pushed for another but Coventry were able to hold out until half-time. The visitors showed increased adventure after the interval, however, and it almost paid dividends as Cody McDonald headed narrowly over with the goal gaping. That effort signalled increased dominance for Thorn's men although their finishing continued to leave a lot to be desired as McDonald missed another golden opportunity, heading wide after being cleverly teed up by Gary McSheffrey. But any hopes they had of mounting a comeback were dashed midway through the second period as Jewell's side added a third goal when Scotland slid the ball home following a neat one-two with Chopra. The home side opted to control proceedings thereafter and see the game out, although Roy O'Donovan did see a late effort headed off the line by Aaron Cresswell.

Form Guide

    WLLLWL
  • Ipswich
  • VS
  • Coventry
  • LLLDDW

Last Meetings

  • Coventry
  • 1 - 1
  • Ipswich
  • 01/01/2011
  • Ipswich
  • 1 - 2
  • Coventry
  • 16/10/2010
  • Ipswich
  • 3 - 2
  • Coventry
  • 16/01/2010
  • Coventry
  • 2 - 1
  • Ipswich
  • 09/08/2009
  • Ipswich
  • 2 - 1
  • Coventry
  • 03/05/2009
  • Coventry
  • 2 - 2
  • Ipswich
  • 20/12/2008

Top Scorers

Ipswich

  • K Andrews 3
  • M Chopra 2
  • J Scotland 1
  • L Martin 1
  • J Emmanuel-Thomas 1

Coventry

  • L Jutkiewicz 2
  • C Baker 1

Goals

Ipswich

    • Total goals 24
    • Goals per game 8
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Coventry

    • Total goals 20
    • Goals per game 4
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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