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  • Date:30 Apr 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Pittodrie Stadium
  • Attendance:6,280
Goal!

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90:41 +0.41

Ross Tokely challenges Nikola Vujadinovic unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Jamie Langfield.

90:26 +0.26

Peter Pawlett takes a shot. Save by Ryan Esson.

89:26

Josh Magennis is caught offside. Ryan Esson takes the direct free kick.

88:47

Chris Maguire challenges Grant Munro unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ryan Esson restarts play with the free kick.

87:52

Clark Robertson is brought on as a substitute for Sone Aluko.

87:15

Josh Magennis challenges Ross Tokely unfairly and gives away a free kick. Grant Munro restarts play with the free kick.

86:54

Aaron Doran produces a cross, Lee Cox takes a shot. Jamie Langfield makes a save.

86:17

Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Maguire on Aaron Doran. Kenny Gillet takes the free kick.

85:39

Foul by Aaron Doran on Derek Young, free kick awarded. Derek Young takes the direct free kick.

85:13

The official flags Josh Magennis offside. Free kick taken by Ryan Esson.

84:40

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Steven Smith by Eric Odhiambo. Jamie Langfield restarts play with the free kick.

82:55

Foul by Derek Young on Aaron Doran, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Aaron Doran.

82:19

The ball is swung over by Sone Aluko, clearance made by Stuart Duff.

82:01

Centre by Steven Smith, clearance made by Ross Tokely.

80:46

The ball is swung over by Chris Maguire, save made by Ryan Esson.

78:33

The ball is delivered by Adam Rooney.

78:11

The ball is delivered by Sone Aluko, Ryan Esson makes a comfortable save.

77:18

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Aaron Doran from the right by-line, clearance by Zander Diamond.

77:04

Centre by Eric Odhiambo, Zander Diamond gets a block in.

76:23

Lee Cox fouled by Robert Milsom, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ross Tokely.

75:15

Russell Duncan comes on in place of Shane Sutherland.

74:16

Peter Pawlett gets on the score sheet with a goal from close in to the top right corner of the goal. Aberdeen 1-0 Inverness CT.

73:26

Kenny Gillet concedes a free kick for a foul on Sone Aluko. Robert Milsom crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, Ryan Esson makes a comfortable save.

72:13

Chris Maguire produces a cross.

72:06

Centre by Steven Smith.

71:03

Effort on goal by Kenny Gillet from 35 yards missed to the left of the target.

70:49

Stuart Duff sends in a cross, clearance made by Derek Young.

70:12

Peter Pawlett challenges Lee Cox unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ross Tokely takes the free kick.

68:57

Eric Odhiambo produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the goal.

68:24

The referee gives a free kick against Josh Magennis for handball. Direct free kick taken by Grant Munro.

67:57

Grant Munro fouled by Josh Magennis, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Kenny Gillet.

67:13

The ball is swung over by Stuart Duff, Unfair challenge on Derek Young by Aaron Doran results in a free kick. Jamie Langfield restarts play with the free kick.

66:20

The ball is crossed by Adam Rooney, Nikola Vujadinovic makes a clearance.

65:20

Peter Pawlett joins the action as a substitute, replacing Michael Paton.

65:05

Nick Blackman leaves the field to be replaced by Josh Magennis.

63:30

Shane Sutherland fouled by Sone Aluko, the ref awards a free kick. Sone Aluko is booked. Shane Sutherland delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, clearance made by Steven Smith.

62:08

Alex MacDonald leaves the field to be replaced by Eric Odhiambo.

60:34

Aaron Doran takes a corner.

60:25

Centre by Aaron Doran, Derek Young gets a block in.

59:51

Aaron Doran fouled by Michael Paton, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Kenny Gillet.

58:51

Nikola Vujadinovic fouled by Alex MacDonald, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jamie Langfield.

57:59

Grant Munro crosses the ball, Nikola Vujadinovic manages to make a clearance.

57:30

Corner taken by Aaron Doran from the right by-line, Zander Diamond manages to make a clearance.

57:15

Shane Sutherland takes a shot. Jamie Langfield makes a brilliant save.

56:15

Ross Tokely delivers the ball.

55:33

Free kick awarded for a foul by Steven Smith on Shane Sutherland. Stuart Duff restarts play with the free kick.

54:59

Alex MacDonald takes a shot. Steven Smith gets a block in.

54:37

The ball is delivered by Chris Maguire, clearance made by Grant Munro.

52:38

Steven Smith concedes a free kick for a foul on Shane Sutherland. The ball is delivered by Aaron Doran, Grant Munro takes a shot. Comfortable save by Jamie Langfield.

51:51

Lee Cox concedes a free kick for a foul on Zander Diamond. Zander Diamond restarts play with the free kick.

50:41

Corner taken left-footed by Robert Milsom from the left by-line, clearance by Grant Munro.

50:15

Foul by Alex MacDonald on Michael Paton, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Robert Milsom.

49:48

Corner taken by Robert Milsom from the left by-line, clearance by Ross Tokely.

49:28

Ryan Jack takes a shot. Save by Ryan Esson.

49:00

The offside flag is raised against Nick Blackman. Free kick taken by Ross Tokely.

48:43

Nick Blackman is ruled offside. Ryan Esson takes the free kick.

48:24

Chris Maguire takes a shot. Save made by Ryan Esson.

48:03

The ball is delivered by Derek Young, blocked by Kenny Gillet.

46:17

Effort from the edge of the box by Adam Rooney goes wide of the right-hand upright.

44:06

Chris Maguire takes a short corner, Ryan Jack crosses the ball, Aaron Doran gets a block in.

44:00

Centre by Derek Young, blocked by Kenny Gillet.

43:23

The assistant referee flags for offside against Derek Young. Direct free kick taken by Ryan Esson.

41:54

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Zander Diamond by Adam Rooney. Free kick taken by Jamie Langfield.

41:24

Chris Maguire has shot on goal from just outside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

38:54

The ball is sent over by Robert Milsom, Kenny Gillet makes a clearance.

38:23

Unfair challenge on Grant Munro by Chris Maguire results in a free kick. Grant Munro takes the free kick.

37:48

The ball is sent over by Derek Young.

36:20

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Grant Munro by Chris Maguire. Free kick taken by Ryan Esson.

34:25

The assistant referee flags for offside against Chris Maguire. Free kick taken by Ryan Esson.

31:57

Steven Smith delivers the ball, Shane Sutherland gets a block in.

31:27

Lee Cox takes a shot. Comfortable save by Jamie Langfield.

30:52

Steven Smith challenges Shane Sutherland unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ross Tokely.

30:26

Adam Rooney produces a cross, Jamie Langfield makes a comfortable save.

29:37

Robert Milsom challenges Alex MacDonald unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Grant Munro.

28:53

Kenny Gillet sends in a cross, clearance by Nikola Vujadinovic.

27:35

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

27:02

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Aaron Doran played to the near post, clearance by Zander Diamond.

26:39

Corner taken by Shane Sutherland from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance by Robert Milsom.

26:18

Corner taken by Shane Sutherland from the right by-line played to the near post, Derek Young manages to make a clearance.

26:11

The ball is swung over by Shane Sutherland, Zander Diamond manages to make a clearance.

24:51

Michael Paton sends in a cross, Nick Blackman produces a header from inside the area that goes over the crossbar.

22:55

Corner taken by Chris Maguire, Zander Diamond produces a header from close range which goes wide of the left-hand post.

22:08

Alex MacDonald gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Zander Diamond. Jamie Langfield takes the free kick.

21:46

The referee blows for offside. Direct free kick taken by Robert Milsom.

20:54

The ball is sent over by Lee Cox.

19:24

Nick Blackman challenges Grant Munro unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ryan Esson restarts play with the free kick.

15:42

Stuart Duff concedes a free kick for a foul on Sone Aluko. Robert Milsom restarts play with the free kick. Stuart Duff receives a caution.

14:20

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Shane Sutherland by Chris Maguire. Aaron Doran delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing.

13:08

Alex MacDonald produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the goal.

12:25

Adam Rooney fouled by Derek Young, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by Aaron Doran, Nikola Vujadinovic manages to make a clearance.

11:49

Free kick awarded for a foul by Stuart Duff on Robert Milsom. Direct free kick taken by Robert Milsom.

11:16

The ball is swung over by Aaron Doran, Derek Young gets a block in.

10:55

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Aaron Doran by Robert Milsom. Ross Tokely takes the direct free kick.

10:21

Foul by Chris Maguire on Ross Tokely, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Grant Munro.

9:30

Sone Aluko takes a shot. Save by Ryan Esson.

7:25

Free kick awarded for a foul by Alex MacDonald on Nikola Vujadinovic. Direct free kick taken by Jamie Langfield.

7:13

Michael Paton crosses the ball, clearance by Grant Munro.

6:14

Unfair challenge on Kenny Gillet by Derek Young results in a free kick. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Shane Sutherland, Derek Young manages to make a clearance.

4:48

Kenny Gillet crosses the ball, clearance by Steven Smith.

2:16

Chris Maguire fouled by Lee Cox, the ref awards a free kick. Chris Maguire shoots direct from the free kick, Ross Tokely gets a block in.

1:24

Centre by Sone Aluko.

0:36

Lee Cox concedes a free kick for a foul on Robert Milsom. Robert Milsom restarts play with the free kick.

Match Preview

Considine adds to Aberdeen's woes Andrew Considine is doubtful for Aberdeen's Clydesdale Bank Premier League clash with Inverness. Dons boss Craig Brown will make a late decision on Considine, who damaged a knee in training to add to a lengthy injury list. Paul Hartley (knee), Rory McArdle (shoulder) and David McNamee (hamstring) remain out, along with long-term injury victims Yoann Folly, Darren Mackie and Fraser Fyvie, who has returned to training but will not yet be considered for selection. Aberdeen drew 1-1 with Hamilton on Monday and are without an SPL win in nine attempts, their most recent victory coming in the February 22 defeat of Accies. Caley Thistle, meanwhile, beat St Johnstone 3-0 at McDiarmid Park on Monday night and enter the match four points clear at the top of the bottom half of the table. Brown added: "Terry (Butcher, the Inverness manager) says they want to finish best of the rest and they're more than capable of doing that. "We would have to win every game and hope they lose a couple of games if we're going to finish the best of the rest. "But they're in a stronger position to do that at the moment and are the strongest team in the lower half of the split." Inverness forward Richie Foran is suspended. Foran begins a two-match ban but Ross Tokely and Stuart Duff return from suspension. Jonny Hayes (ankle), David Proctor (hamstring), Dani Sanchez (hand) and Graeme Shinnie (stomach) remain out. Manager Terry Butcher believes the innocence of youth will be the key as Caley Thistle aim for seventh place. Butcher fielded a midfield with an average age of less than 20 as Inverness won 3-0 at St Johnstone on Monday night. Lee Cox, Nick Ross, Aaron Doran and Shane Sutherland all impressed and look set to continue. Inverness moved four points clear in the bottom half of the Clydesdale Bank Premier League with their victory at Perth and Butcher feels his young players can carry them to their target. "The young midfield excited me," Butcher said. "You feel you have a chance if you have got young kids out there giving it their all. "That`s the key at the end of the season. Young players don`t have fear or worry about contracts or the future, they just play the game and play for now."

Formation:442Manager: Craig Brown

Aberdeen

Formation: 442Manager: Terry Butcher

Inverness CT

  • Jamie Langfield
  • Derek Young
  • Zander Diamond
  • Nikola Vujadinovic
  • Steven Smith
  • Michael Paton
  • Ryan Jack
  • Robert Milsom
  • Sone Aluko
  • Chris Maguire
  • Nick Blackman
  • SUBS
  • Mark Howard
  • Peter Pawlett
  • Josh Magennis
  • Myles Anderson
  • Nicky Low
  • Jordan Brown
  • Clark Robertson

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Match Report

Dons on cloud nine A second-half strike from substitute Peter Pawlett gave Aberdeen their first win in nine Clydesdale Bank Premier League matches as they beat Inverness 1-0. Prior to the match the Dons had gone eight games without a win, picking up only three points from a possible 24 in the process. They enjoyed the best of the chances in the first half with Zander Diamond somehow heading wide from five yards out before Michael Paton fired when clean through on goal. However Pawlett struck with a powerful left-footed finish after 75 minutes to give the Dons their first win since February. Aberdeen made two changes from the side that drew 1-1 with bottom side Hamilton with attacker Nick Blackman and defender Nikola Vujadinovic stepping in to replace injured duo Andrew Considine and Scott Vernon. Skipper Richie Foran missed out through suspension for Caley, who went into the match on the back of a 3-0 win over St Johnstone, while defender Chris Innes dropped to the bench and Chris Hogg missed out. However the Highlanders welcomed back Ross Tokely and former Don Stuart Duff from bans with on-loan striker Alex MacDonald given a start. In the absence of Aberdeen skipper Paul Hartley, Derek Young was given the captain's armband despite being told earlier this week that he will not be offered a new contract when his current deal expires at the end of the season. The hosts made a decent start but Chris Maguire passed up an early chance to test Ryan Esson in the Caley goal when he smashed a free-kick from 25 yards out straight into the wall. The Dons carved out another opportunity after 10 minutes when Sone Aluko exchanged passes with Maguire before evading Lee Cox's sliding tackle but former Aberdeen stopper Esson was equal to the Nigerian international's curling effort. Diamond should have broken the deadlock when he rose unmarked to meet a Maguire corner but the Dons defender somehow headed wide from five yards out. The Dons spurned another fantastic chance after 28 minutes following a quick counter-attack from an Inverness corner which saw Maguire release Paton but the midfielder hurried his effort and shot harmlessly wide of the target. And the Dons went even closer 10 minutes before the break when Maguire outmuscled Grant Munro and crashed a powerful volley from an acute angle off the post. Inverness nearly made the perfect start to the second period when Diamond got caught under Kenny Gillet's searching pass but Adam Rooney's effort whistled past the post. Aberdeen goalkeeper Jamie Langfield comfortably gathered Munro's downward header as the visitors continued to search for the breakthrough. The Dons stopper, who has been offered a new contract by manager Brown, then showed terrific agility to tip Shane Sutherland's powerful strike over the bar. Aberdeen introduced Josh Magennis and Pawlett at the expense of the ineffective Blackman and Paton in a bid to stem the Caley pressure. Caley's French full-back Gillet almost caught Langfield out with an ambitious strike from 40 yards which flew inches over the bar. However it was the Dons who finally broke the deadlock after 75 minutes when Aluko threaded the ball through to Pawlett whose left-foot strike was too powerful for Esson. The hosts almost scored a second in the closing stages following a surging run from Aluko but Magennis was unable to turn home the winger's cut-back.

Form Guide

    LLLLLD
  • Aberdeen
  • VS
  • Inverness CT
  • LWLDDW

Last Meetings

  • Inverness CT
  • 0 - 2
  • Aberdeen
  • 26/01/2011
  • Aberdeen
  • 1 - 2
  • Inverness CT
  • 09/11/2010
  • Inverness CT
  • 2 - 0
  • Aberdeen
  • 02/10/2010
  • Aberdeen
  • 1 - 0
  • Inverness CT
  • 11/04/2009
  • Inverness CT
  • 0 - 3
  • Aberdeen
  • 20/12/2008
  • Aberdeen
  • 0 - 2
  • Inverness CT
  • 09/08/2008

Top Scorers

Aberdeen

  • S Vernon 9
  • C Maguire 3
  • R McArdle 2
  • S Aluko 2
  • N Blackman 2
  • J Magennis 2
  • D Mackie 1
  • Z Diamond 1
  • Y Folly 1
  • R Milsom 1
  • N Vujadinovic 1
  • R Jack 1

Inverness CT

  • A Rooney 8
  • J Hayes 6
  • R Foran 5
  • E Odhiambo 4
  • G Munro 3
  • A Doran 3
  • R Duncan 2
  • R Tokely 1
  • C Innes 1
  • S Duff 1
  • A MacDonald 1
  • L Cox 1
  • S Sutherland 1
  • D Sanchez 1

Goals

Aberdeen

    • Total goals 90
    • Goals per game 35
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 7 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 7 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 6 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 8 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Inverness CT

    • Total goals 99
    • Goals per game 44
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 9 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 8 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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