• Scottish Premiership
  • Date: Sun 20 January 2013
  • Kick-off: 14:15
  • Venue: Fir Park Stadium
Motherwell

Motherwell

Higdon 7"

Higdon 19"

Higdon 68"

3 - 2
St Johnstone

St Johnstone

Hasselbaink 76"

Craig 78"

Motherwell vs St Johnstone


Team Lineups

Motherwell

1 Randolph
6 Hateley
5 Hutchinson
15 Ramsden
3 Hammell
7 Humphrey
14 Lasley
4 Law
8 Ojamaa
9 Higdon7"19"68"
16 McHugh
Substitutes
12 Hollis
11 Higginbotham
17 Daley
18 Carswell
19 Kerr
26 Francis-Angol
27 Hetherington

St Johnstone

1 Mannus
2 MacKay
18 McCracken
5 Wright
3 Davidson
7 Millar
10 Craig78"
22 Pawlett
17 MacLean
9 Tade
23 Vine
Substitutes
15 Tuffey
4 Cregg
11 Hasselbaink76"
19 Miller
31 Moffat
33 Scobbie
40 Steeves

Possession Stats

42%
58%

Form Guide - Scottish Premiership

Motherwell

D D W L L L L W

St Johnstone

W D L D D L W L
Head to Head
St Johnstone
1-3
Motherwell 03-Nov-2012
Motherwell
1-1
St Johnstone 11-Aug-2012
Motherwell
5-1
St Johnstone 28-Apr-2012
Motherwell
3-2
St Johnstone 28-Jan-2012
St Johnstone
0-3
Motherwell 10-Dec-2011
Motherwell
0-3
St Johnstone 17-Sep-2011


Live Text Commentary
91:25 +1.25
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Liam Craig on Nicky Law. Tom Hateley restarts play with the free kick.

90:23 +0.23
 

Effort on goal by Rowan Vine from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

89:03
 

Unfair challenge on Stewart Carswell by Gary Miller results in a free kick. Simon Ramsden restarts play with the free kick.

88:29
 

Nigel Hasselbaink has an effort at goal. Lee Hollis makes a save.

87:52
 

Chris Humphrey has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.

87:09
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Liam Craig from the right by-line, save by Lee Hollis.

86:35
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Rowan Vine on Tom Hateley. Lee Hollis takes the direct free kick.

85:32
 

David McCracken concedes a free kick for a foul on Michael Higdon. Simon Ramsden takes the direct free kick.

83:07
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Callum Davidson. Lee Hollis takes the free kick.

81:26
Substitution
 

Henrik Ojamaa goes off and Stewart Carswell comes on.

81:02
 

Michael Higdon gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David McCracken. Patrick Cregg takes the free kick.

79:21
 

Liam Craig concedes a free kick for a foul on Keith Lasley. Stevie Hammell restarts play with the free kick.

78:07
Goal
 

Liam Craig gets on the score sheet with a goal from just outside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Motherwell 3-2 St Johnstone.

76:51
Goal
 

Nigel Hasselbaink fires in a goal from just outside the penalty box to the top right corner of the goal. Motherwell 3-1 St Johnstone.Assist by Steven MacLean.

74:41
Substitution
 

Lee Hollis on for Darren Randolph. Patrick Cregg comes on in place of Gregory Tade. Gary Miller joins the action as a substitute, replacing Chris Millar.

71:05
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Zaine Francis-Angol by David MacKay. David MacKay is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Tom Hateley crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel, Alan Mannus makes a save.

70:30
Substitution
 

Zaine Francis-Angol joins the action as a substitute, replacing Robert McHugh.

67:42
Goal
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Tom Hateley, Shaun Hutchinson takes a shot. Blocked by David McCracken. Michael Higdon grabs a goal from inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Motherwell 3-0 St Johnstone.Assist by Shaun Hutchinson.

66:56
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by David MacKay on Henrik Ojamaa. Simon Ramsden takes the direct free kick.

65:15
 

Rowan Vine gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stevie Hammell. Direct free kick taken by Stevie Hammell.

64:27
 

David MacKay concedes a free kick for a foul on Henrik Ojamaa. Direct free kick taken by Nicky Law.

62:58
 

The official flags Gregory Tade offside. Simon Ramsden takes the indirect free kick.

61:03
Substitution
 

(St Johnstone) makes a substitution, with Nigel Hasselbaink coming on for Peter Pawlett.

60:10
 

Rowan Vine has a drilled shot. Blocked by Shaun Hutchinson.

59:05
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Steven MacLean on Nicky Law. Direct free kick taken by Stevie Hammell.

58:19
 

Keith Lasley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Millar. Free kick taken by Chris Millar.

58:00
 

Effort on goal by Chris Humphrey from 20 yards. Frazer Wright gets a block in.

57:45
 

Liam Craig handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Keith Lasley.

55:22
 

Steven MacLean takes a shot. Save by Darren Randolph.

52:34
 

Simon Ramsden challenges Gregory Tade unfairly and gives away a free kick. Liam Craig shoots direct from the free kick.

51:34
 

David MacKay concedes a free kick for a foul on Robert McHugh. Tom Hateley delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, clearance made by Liam Craig.

50:03
 

Peter Pawlett takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Shaun Hutchinson.

49:50
 

Rowan Vine takes a shot.

49:12
 

Shot on goal by Robert McHugh from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

48:33
 

Liam Craig has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box which goes wide left of the goal.

47:38
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Frazer Wright by Michael Higdon. Alan Mannus restarts play with the free kick.

47:10
 

Gregory Tade is caught offside. Darren Randolph takes the free kick.

46:24
 

Frazer Wright fouled by Robert McHugh, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by David McCracken.

45:37
 

Short corner worked by Nicky Law.

45:03 +0.03
 

Rowan Vine produces a volleyed right-footed shot from 12 yards. Save by Darren Randolph.

39:59
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Keith Lasley on Gregory Tade. Chris Millar takes the free kick.

38:50
 

Liam Craig gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Keith Lasley. Simon Ramsden restarts play with the free kick.

34:40
 

Gregory Tade concedes a free kick for a foul on Stevie Hammell. Free kick taken by Stevie Hammell.

33:07
 

Keith Lasley challenges Steven MacLean unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Liam Craig from left wing, clearance by Michael Higdon.

32:40
 

Corner taken by Liam Craig, clearance made by Shaun Hutchinson.

32:26
 

Liam Craig takes a shot. Nicky Law gets a block in.

31:25
 

Effort from outside the penalty box by Liam Craig goes wide right of the goal.

29:45
 

Henrik Ojamaa is adjudged to have handled the ball. David MacKay restarts play with the free kick.

28:20
 

Peter Pawlett concedes a free kick for a foul on Nicky Law. Stevie Hammell restarts play with the free kick.

27:43
 

Liam Craig decides to take a short corner.

27:20
 

Liam Craig takes a short corner.

26:58
 

Keith Lasley concedes a free kick for a foul on Peter Pawlett. Callum Davidson takes the free kick.

25:51
 

Tom Hateley takes the outswinging corner, Shaun Hutchinson concedes a free kick for a foul on Gregory Tade. Alan Mannus takes the direct free kick.

23:38
 

Unfair challenge on David MacKay by Henrik Ojamaa results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Alan Mannus.

22:52
 

Corner taken left-footed by Liam Craig, save by Darren Randolph.

20:37
 

Shot by Liam Craig from a long way out goes over the crossbar.

19:01
Goal
 

Michael Higdon gets on the score sheet with a goal from just outside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Motherwell 2-0 St Johnstone.Assist by Henrik Ojamaa.

16:14
 

Liam Craig has shot on goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

13:42
 

Corner taken by Liam Craig played to the near post, clearance by Keith Lasley.

13:11
 

Gregory Tade has a curled shot. Save by Darren Randolph.

12:01
 

Shot from 25 yards from Nicky Law. Save by Alan Mannus.

11:27
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Tom Hateley from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Frazer Wright.

11:11
 

Stevie Hammell fouled by Rowan Vine, the ref awards a free kick. Simon Ramsden takes the free kick.

8:44
 

Steven MacLean is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Darren Randolph restarts play with the free kick.

7:44
Goal
 

Michael Higdon gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Motherwell 1-0 St Johnstone.The assist for the goal came from Chris Humphrey.

6:51
 

Effort on goal by Liam Craig from long range goes harmlessly over the target.

6:16
 

Shot by Rowan Vine. Save by Darren Randolph.

5:35
 

Stevie Hammell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Peter Pawlett. David MacKay takes the direct free kick.

4:58
 

Keith Lasley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Rowan Vine. Direct free kick taken by David MacKay.

3:33
 

Shot from just outside the penalty box by Chris Millar misses to the left of the target.

:25
 

Steven MacLean gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Shaun Hutchinson. Darren Randolph takes the free kick.

Scottish Premiership table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Celtic 6 10 16
2 Aberdeen 5 8 15
3 Hearts 6 7 15
4 Hamilton 5 5 10
5 Ross County 6 4 10
6 Dundee 6 2 8
7 Motherwell 6 -4 6
8 St Johnstone 6 -3 5
9 Dundee Utd 6 -6 4
10 Inverness CT 6 -5 3

Full Scottish Premiership Table