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  • Date:10 Dec 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Ricoh Arena
  • Attendance:12,652
Goal!

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93:25 +3.25

The ball is sent over by Cyrus Christie.

91:07 +1.07

Shot from close range by Clive Platt misses to the right of the goal.

91:01 +1.01

The ball is swung over by Richard Keogh.

89:32

Effort from the edge of the box by Cyrus Christie goes wide of the left-hand post.

86:58

The ball is sent over by Gary Gardner.

85:52

Carl Baker takes a shot. Joe Dudgeon gets a block in.

85:42

Gael Bigirimana produces a cross, clearance made by Paul McKenna.

85:33

A cross is delivered by Richard Keogh, clearance by Liam Rosenior.

84:28

The ball is sent over by Carl Baker.

83:47

Outswinging corner taken by Gael Bigirimana from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance by Joe Dudgeon.

83:39

Cyrus Christie delivers the ball, James Chester makes a clearance.

82:27

The ball is crossed by Richard Keogh, Header from close in by Lukas Jutkiewicz misses to the left of the target.

80:13

Matt Fryatt takes a shot. Save made by Joe Murphy.

78:05

Richard Garcia joins the action as a substitute, replacing Cameron Stewart. Cyrus Christie comes on in place of Richard Wood.

77:32

Centre by Gael Bigirimana, Lukas Jutkiewicz has a header from deep inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.

77:04

Lukas Jutkiewicz takes a shot. Save by Peter Gulacsi.

76:35

The ball is sent over by Carl Baker, comfortable save by Peter Gulacsi.

76:12

Short corner taken by Gael Bigirimana, The ball is swung over by Carl Baker, Robert Koren gets a block in.

76:03

Lukas Jutkiewicz sends in a cross, Jack Hobbs makes a clearance.

74:36

Lukas Jutkiewicz is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Peter Gulacsi.

72:32

Richard Keogh sends in a cross, Liam Rosenior makes a clearance.

69:27

Foul by James Chester on Conor Thomas, free kick awarded. Gael Bigirimana crosses the ball in from the free kick.

68:06

Carl Baker crosses the ball, clearance by James Chester.

67:13

Corry Evans goes off and Joe Dudgeon comes on.

66:36

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul McKenna by Gael Bigirimana. Peter Gulacsi takes the direct free kick.

65:32

Aaron Mclean produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the right-hand post. Gael Bigirimana joins the action as a substitute, replacing Gary McSheffrey.

64:41

The ball is sent over by Conor Thomas, clearance made by Liam Rosenior.

62:59

Conor Thomas takes a shot. Save made by Peter Gulacsi.

62:05

Gary Gardner produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the target.

61:27

Matt Fryatt concedes a free kick for a foul on Martin Cranie. Joe Murphy takes the direct free kick.

61:05

Aaron Mclean fouled by Richard Wood, the ref awards a free kick. Liam Rosenior restarts play with the free kick.

60:26

Foul by Paul McKenna on Gary McSheffrey, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Gary Gardner.

59:03

The ball is swung over by Andy Dawson. A goal is scored by Corry Evans from inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Coventry 0-1 Hull.

57:45

Richard Wood sends in a cross, Cameron Stewart makes a clearance. Conor Thomas produces a cross, Peter Gulacsi makes a save.

55:39

Paul McKenna delivers the ball, clearance by Conor Thomas.

55:22

The ball is delivered by Richard Wood, clearance by James Chester.

54:46

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Robert Koren from the left by-line, Joe Murphy makes a save.

54:17

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gary McSheffrey on Corry Evans. Free kick taken by Andy Dawson.

53:10

Robert Koren takes a shot. Save made by Joe Murphy.

51:42

Corner from the left by-line taken by Gary McSheffrey, Close range header by Richard Wood misses to the right of the goal.

51:08

Matt Fryatt takes a shot. Save by Joe Murphy.

50:26

The referee gives a free kick against Aaron Mclean for handball. Carl Baker restarts play with the free kick.

49:40

Cameron Stewart produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the goal.

49:14

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul McKenna by Gary Gardner. Corry Evans takes the direct free kick.

48:41

Carl Baker delivers the ball, Lukas Jutkiewicz takes a shot. Peter Gulacsi makes a comfortable save.

47:51

Unfair challenge on Martin Cranie by Matt Fryatt results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Joe Murphy.

42:09

Effort on goal by Robert Koren from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

41:01

The official flags Lukas Jutkiewicz offside. Indirect free kick taken by Peter Gulacsi.

37:27

The assistant referee signals for offside against Aaron Mclean. Indirect free kick taken by Joe Murphy.

34:57

The ball is delivered by Conor Thomas, Richard Wood has a headed effort at goal from close in that strikes the post.

34:12

Richard Keogh fouled by Robert Koren, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by Gary McSheffrey, Corry Evans manages to make a clearance.

31:38

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gary Gardner on Andy Dawson. The referee shows Gary Gardner a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Andy Dawson takes the direct free kick.

30:22

Centre by Richard Wood, clearance made by Andy Dawson.

29:25

Corner taken by Robert Koren from the left by-line, Lukas Jutkiewicz makes a clearance.

29:07

Aaron Mclean takes a shot. Blocked by Nathan Cameron.

28:22

Andy Dawson crosses the ball, clearance made by Richard Wood.

27:46

Carl Baker takes a shot. Save by Peter Gulacsi.

27:10

Matt Fryatt takes a shot. Martin Cranie gets a block in.

25:19

Cameron Stewart takes a shot. Save by Joe Murphy.

24:30

Gary McSheffrey fouled by Corry Evans, the ref awards a free kick. Gary McSheffrey takes the free kick.

23:41

Robert Koren sends in a cross, clearance made by Nathan Cameron.

22:47

Richard Wood challenges Aaron Mclean unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Andy Dawson from right wing, clearance made by Conor Thomas.

22:23

Gary McSheffrey delivers the ball, save by Peter Gulacsi.

19:15

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gary Gardner on Aaron Mclean. Free kick taken by Paul McKenna.

19:08

A cross is delivered by Richard Keogh, Jack Hobbs manages to make a clearance.

17:48

Matt Fryatt sends in a cross, Nathan Cameron gets a block in. Robert Koren decides to take a short corner, The ball is delivered by Corry Evans.

16:05

The referee blows for offside. Peter Gulacsi takes the indirect free kick.

15:06

The ball is crossed by Lukas Jutkiewicz.

12:25

Conor Thomas concedes a free kick for a foul on Paul McKenna. Direct free kick taken by Robert Koren.

11:33

Corry Evans concedes a free kick for a foul on Carl Baker. Martin Cranie restarts play with the free kick.

10:13

The ball is sent over by Andy Dawson, Header by Aaron Mclean from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

7:24

Conor Thomas fouled by Paul McKenna, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Gary McSheffrey, Nathan Cameron challenges Jack Hobbs unfairly and gives away a free kick. Peter Gulacsi takes the direct free kick.

7:07

Lukas Jutkiewicz crosses the ball.

5:59

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andy Dawson by Gary Gardner. Free kick crossed right-footed by Robert Koren from left channel, save made by Joe Murphy.

5:30

Free kick awarded for a foul by Richard Wood on Cameron Stewart. Cameron Stewart takes the direct free kick.

4:59

The ball is sent over by Gary McSheffrey, save by Peter Gulacsi.

2:57

Corry Evans fouled by Gary McSheffrey, the ref awards a free kick. Strike on goal comes in from Jack Hobbs from the free kick, save made by Joe Murphy.

1:53

The ball is sent over by Richard Keogh.

1:27

James Chester challenges Lukas Jutkiewicz unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Richard Wood.

Match Preview

Mixed news for Sky Blues Captain Sammy Clingan is a doubt for Coventry`s home clash against Hull but fellow midfielder Gary Gardner is set to be passed fit. Clingan took a knock to his foot in the first half of last weekend`s 2-1 defeat at Portsmouth but battled through to complete the game. However, he has since missed training this week and will be assessed as late as possible, although the Northern Ireland international insists he is "quite hopeful" of being involved at the Ricoh Arena. On-loan Gardner was withdrawn in the second half at Fratton Park nursing an ear infection and having undergone a scan on Thursday morning returned to training on Friday. Right-back Cyrus Christie has joined in full training having overcome his calf problem but left-back Chris Hussey, like Clingan, faces a late fitness test on his ankle. The Sky Blues slipped to the foot of the Championship table with the defeat to Pompey and now face a crucial run of four games against Hull, Peterborough, Bristol City and Brighton between now and the end of the year as they look to reverse their fortunes. Hull winger Richard Garcia will return to the squad for the first time in eight months. The Australia international had knee surgery in April and has yet to appear for the Tigers since, but is expected to be included among the substitutes. Another long-term absentee, midfielder Seyi Olofinjana, is also close to returning following a long-term knee injury, but will not feature at the weekend. Winger Robbie Brady will play no part as he sits out the final game of a three-match ban. Caretaker manager Nick Barmby has no new injury or suspension worries, but winger Martin Pusic remains sidelined with a hip problem and on-loan striker Martyn Waghorn has returned to parent club Leicester for treatment on his torn hamstring. Hull climbed back into the top six in midweek following back-to-back home league wins.

Formation:41212Manager: Andy Thorn

Coventry

Formation: 4231Manager:

Hull

  • Joe Murphy
  • Nathan Cameron
  • Richard Keogh
  • Martin Cranie
  • Richard Wood
  • Gary Gardner
  • Conor Thomas
  • Carl Baker
  • Gary McSheffrey
  • Lukas Jutkiewicz
  • Cody McDonald
  • SUBS
  • Chris Dunn
  • David Bell
  • Clive Platt
  • Cyrus Christie
  • Gael Bigirimana

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Match Report

Evans downs basement boys Corry Evans' first goal of the season ensured Hull continued their fine form under Nick Barmby with a 1-0 win at bottom club Coventry. With an hour gone, Andy Dawson's cross from the left found Evans who rifled in a volley to give the Tigers a third consecutive victory which lifted them to fifth in the npower Championship. Coventry created few meaningful chances but were unlucky not to go in front in the first half when Richard Wood's header hit the post. For all their effort in the second half the Sky Blues were unable to find a way through and have now gone 10 matches without a win. Coventry boss Andy Thorn made three changes to his side with Cody McDonald, Conor Thomas and Gary McSheffrey coming in for Clive Platt, Gael Bigirimana and Sammy Clingan. Barmby kept faith with the same side from the home win over Birmingham on Wednesday, with fit-again Richard Garcia replacing Dele Adebola on the bench. Neither side imposed themselves in the early stages but the first chance fell to Hull, with Aaron Mclean heading wide from Dawson's cross. Coventry had barely threatened and their only moment of note in a dour first half-hour came when McSheffrey played a clever reverse pass to Richard Keogh and his dangerous ball into the box was scrambled away. That chance woke Hull up and they broke up the other end with Cameron Stewart forcing Coventry goalkeeper Joe Murphy into a decent save. The game began to open up and Coventry midfielder Carl Baker tested Peter Gulacsi before Mclean had a shot blocked by Nathan Cameron. Ten minutes before the break Coventry came agonisingly close to going in front when Thomas' cross found Richard Wood and his header thumped against a post. Hull tried to make the most of that let-off and Robert Koren tried his luck from distance twice before the break but was off target on both occasions. The Tigers continued where they left off at the start of the second half and Stewart did well before firing in a shot from 20 yards which flashed wide. Wood sent a header wide for Coventry before Hull went ahead on the hour mark when a good move on the left ended with Dawson putting in a looping cross which Evans volleyed in. Coventry immediately went in search of an equaliser and Gary Gardner fired over from 20 yards before Thomas had a shot parried by Gulacsi. But Hull still looked the side with a greater cutting edge and Mclean got into the box and his cross-cum shot flashed across goal. Coventry rallied late on and Lukas Jutkiewicz had a shot saved by Gulacsi before heading wide from a Keogh cross as Thorn's side slumped to a third consecutive defeat. endM

Form Guide

    LLLDLL
  • Coventry
  • VS
  • Hull
  • LWLLWW

Last Meetings

  • Coventry
  • 0 - 1
  • Hull
  • 12/03/2011
  • Hull
  • 0 - 0
  • Coventry
  • 02/10/2010
  • Hull
  • 1 - 0
  • Coventry
  • 29/01/2008
  • Coventry
  • 1 - 1
  • Hull
  • 18/08/2007
  • Coventry
  • 2 - 0
  • Hull
  • 03/03/2007
  • Hull
  • 0 - 1
  • Coventry
  • 26/08/2006

Top Scorers

Coventry

  • L Jutkiewicz 7
  • C Platt 2
  • G McSheffrey 1
  • C Baker 1
  • S Clingan 1
  • R Wood 1
  • G Deegan 1
  • G Gardner 1
  • C McDonald 1

Hull

  • M Fryatt 7
  • R Koren 6
  • A Mclean 4
  • N Barmby 1
  • M Waghorn 1
  • R Brady 1
  • C Stewart 1

Goals

Coventry

    • Total goals 48
    • Goals per game 17
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Hull

    • Total goals 54
    • Goals per game 23
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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