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  • Date:18 Aug 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Tynecastle Stadium
  • Attendance:11,512
  • Novikovas (14) Sutton - pen (40)
  • Shinnie - pen (57) Pepper (90)
Goal!

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93:06 +3.06

Conor Pepper scores a goal from the edge of the area high into the middle of the goal. Hearts 2-2 Inverness CT.The assist for the goal came from Graeme Shinnie.

90:33 +0.33

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Nick Ross.

87:04

Unfair challenge on Conor Pepper by Denis Prychynenko results in a free kick. Ryan Esson takes the direct free kick.

86:19

Denis Prychynenko on for Mehdi Taouil.

85:53

Graeme Shinnie has an effort at goal from outside the box which misses left.

84:51

Effort from deep inside the area by Shane Sutherland clears the bar.

83:25

Foul by Conor Pepper on Daniel Grainger, free kick awarded. Andy Webster takes the direct free kick.

83:02

Gary Warren concedes a free kick for a foul on John Sutton. Scott Robinson takes the free kick.

81:34

The offside flag is raised against Arvydas Novikovas. Graeme Shinnie takes the indirect free kick.

80:16

John Sutton concedes a free kick for a foul on Simon King. John Sutton is given a yellow card. Graeme Shinnie takes the free kick.

78:55

Andrew Shinnie leaves the field to be replaced by Conor Pepper.

77:27

Andy Webster fouled by Billy McKay, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Daniel Grainger. Jamie Walker joins the action as a substitute, replacing Andrew Driver.

76:44

Billy McKay gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andy Webster. Jamie MacDonald takes the free kick.

75:03

Effort from inside the area by Callum Paterson misses to the right of the goal.

71:08

Ryan McGowan produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

70:21

Graeme Shinnie fouled by Arvydas Novikovas, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Simon King.

66:46

Corner taken by Arvydas Novikovas from the right by-line, clearance by Gary Warren.

66:01

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mehdi Taouil on Andrew Shinnie. Andrew Shinnie restarts play with the free kick. The referee cautions Graeme Shinnie for unsporting behaviour.

62:29

Effort on goal by Shane Sutherland from just inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

59:39

Ross Draper concedes a free kick for a foul on Arvydas Novikovas. Caution for Ross Draper. Free kick crossed by Arvydas Novikovas, clearance by Josh Meekings. Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Andrew Driver, clearance by Gary Warren.

59:08

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Shane Sutherland by Mehdi Taouil. Josh Meekings takes the direct free kick.

58:01

Aaron Doran goes off and Nick Ross comes on.

57:01

Graeme Shinnie fouled by Callum Paterson, the ref awards a Penalty. Booking for Callum Paterson for unsporting behaviour. Andrew Shinnie scores a placed penalty. Hearts 2-1 Inverness CT.

54:21

Unfair challenge on Andy Webster by Gary Warren results in a free kick. Daniel Grainger delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, Graeme Shinnie makes a clearance.

53:22

Foul by John Sutton on Gary Warren, free kick awarded. Gary Warren takes the free kick.

52:49

Corner from the right by-line taken by Aaron Doran, Effort from deep inside the area by Gary Warren misses to the right of the goal.

51:45

Corner taken right-footed by Aaron Doran from the left by-line, (Inverness CT) makes a substitution, with Josh Meekings coming on for David Raven. Clearance by Andy Webster.

50:23

Short corner worked by Daniel Grainger.

49:30

Andrew Driver produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that goes wide left of the target.

47:05

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Arvydas Novikovas, Ross Draper makes a clearance. Corner taken by Andrew Driver from the right by-line, David Raven makes a clearance. Andrew Driver produces a cross, Ryan McGowan takes a shot. Clearance made by David Raven.

46:09 +1.09

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ryan McGowan by Richie Foran. Andy Webster takes the direct free kick. Richie Foran receives a red card.

45:47

Shane Sutherland has an effort at goal from the edge of the box that misses to the right of the target.

45:19 +0.19

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ryan McGowan on Simon King. Simon King takes the free kick.

44:37

Scott Robinson comes on in place of Marius Zaliukas.

42:51

The referee blows for offside. Jamie MacDonald takes the indirect free kick.

42:19

Foul by Ryan McGowan on Andrew Shinnie, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Ross Draper.

39:02

John Sutton fouled by Simon King, the ref awards a Penalty. The referee shows Simon King a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Penalty taken right-footed by John Sutton and scored. Hearts 2-0 Inverness CT.

38:10

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ryan McGowan by Simon King. Direct free kick taken by Mehdi Taouil.

33:54

Effort from outside the penalty box by Darren Barr goes wide left of the target.

32:37

Booking for Darren Barr for unsporting behaviour.

31:28

Unfair challenge on Simon King by Andrew Driver results in a free kick. Ryan Esson takes the direct free kick.

30:17

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mehdi Taouil by Andrew Shinnie. Andy Webster restarts play with the free kick. Andrew Shinnie receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

27:30

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gary Warren by John Sutton. Gary Warren restarts play with the free kick.

24:25

Aaron Doran gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andy Webster. Andy Webster takes the direct free kick.

21:25

Andrew Shinnie fouled by Mehdi Taouil, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Aaron Doran, Andy Webster makes a clearance. The official flags Aaron Doran offside. Free kick taken by Jamie MacDonald.

19:54

Gary Warren challenges John Sutton unfairly and gives away a free kick. Daniel Grainger takes the direct free kick.

18:18

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Richie Foran by Callum Paterson. Direct free kick taken by Graeme Shinnie. Billy McKay is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Andy Webster.

16:26

Foul by Andrew Shinnie on Marius Zaliukas, free kick awarded. Jamie MacDonald takes the free kick.

14:21

Arvydas Novikovas finds the net with a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Hearts 1-0 Inverness CT.Assist by Darren Barr.

13:06

Free kick awarded for a foul by Richie Foran on Arvydas Novikovas. Mehdi Taouil takes the free kick.

12:42

Andrew Driver takes a shot. Ryan Esson makes a save.

12:09

Free kick awarded for a foul by Shane Sutherland on Mehdi Taouil. Marius Zaliukas restarts play with the free kick.

10:49

Outswinging corner taken by Andrew Driver, Richie Foran manages to make a clearance.

8:45

Ryan McGowan challenges Richie Foran unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Ryan Esson.

6:02

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

4:06

Andrew Shinnie produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the target.

0:24

Shane Sutherland gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Darren Barr. Free kick taken by Daniel Grainger.

Match Preview

Jambos snap up free agent Enckelman Hearts have solved their short-term goalkeeping problems by signing Peter Enckelman. The Finn, who was a free agent after departing St Johnstone in the summer, has signed until January. Hearts this week lost back-up goalkeeper Mark Ridgers for at least three months after he suffered knee ligament damage while playing for Scotland Under-21s. First-choice keeper Jamie MacDonald's partner was due to give birth a week ago, which left Scotland Under-19 international Jack Hamilton on stand-by for the Clydesdale Bank Premier League clash with Inverness on Saturday. Enckelman admitted his move had come out of the blue. The 35-year-old told Hearts TV: "The first time I even heard about this was less than 48 hours ago. "[On Thursday] there were some contract talks and it has been resolved so I'm very happy. "It's been a long summer in the wrong terms and I'm really excited to get back involved - coming to a club like Hearts is great." Enckelman realises he may be called upon quickly depending on MacDonald's situation. "That was one of the first things I heard about in the dressing room, he is expecting his first child," he said. "I hope everything goes well for him. "I'm always ready to step in, that's one of the good things with being slightly older. "When you have got the experience behind you, that comes into play in these situations." Hearts face Inverness looking for an improved showing after John McGlynn criticised his players' attitude in the 1-1 derby draw against Hibernian. Defender Darren Barr said: "We knew ourselves after the game that the performance wasn't as it should have been and we want to rectify things this weekend and put things right. "We know we didn't give a good account of ourselves, especially after our performance in the first week against St Johnstone. "We know we can play a lot better and the home fans will be expecting much better against Inverness. "They are a strong physical side and they'll make it difficult for us, we know they'll be up for a fight and it's up to them to match that level of commitment." Inverness captain Richie Foran is eager to make his mark in Terry Butcher's new-look side after sitting out their first two Clydesdale Bank Premier League games through suspension. Foran is likely to replace Owain Tudur Jones in central midfield against Hearts after the Welshman was sent off in last weekend's 1-1 draw with Kilmarnock. Caley Thistle have also drawn against St Mirren and Foran was impressed with summer signings such as Ross Draper and Simon King. Foran said: "I'm eager to get back involved. While I haven't been playing, I got to watch the last game and we played really well, especially in the first half hour, we played some attractive football. "We deserved to win. There are really encouraging signs and hopefully I can add more when I get back. "We have a really good blend of players. We got all the players in for the start of pre-season, they have all settled in. "They all have a presence about them, they are all big, big physical players who can play football as well." Irishman Foran is relishing a trip to Tynecastle. "Every time I went there when I played with Motherwell I nearly always scored," he said. "We have done well there with Inverness too and it's one of my favourite grounds. "There is a great atmosphere and it's a nice and compact ground." The match sees Butcher locking horns again with Hearts manager John McGlynn, who faced Caley Thistle in the First Division with Raith. Butcher said: "John's sides are very hard-working sides, good honest teams. He demands everything from his team and generally gets it back. "He's a lovely guy, players like him because he is honest. He gets stuck in and works hard. "We had a number of battles with Raith Rovers in the First Division, we were fortunate at times to come out on top. "I remember a particular game where we won 4-3 with a Richie Foran overhead kick in the last minute. "We had difficult games down at Raith Rovers, he puts out sides that are difficult to beat but with a bit of flair as well."

Formation:433Manager: John McGlynn

Hearts

Formation: 4231Manager: Terry Butcher

Inverness CT

  • Jamie MacDonald
  • Callum Paterson
  • Andy Webster
  • Marius Zaliukas
  • Daniel Grainger
  • Ryan McGowan
  • Darren Barr
  • Mehdi Taouil
  • Andrew Driver
  • John Sutton
  • Arvydas Novikovas
  • SUBS
  • Peter Enckelman
  • Scott Robinson
  • Gordon Smith
  • Jamie Walker
  • Denis Prychynenko
  • Kevin McHattie
  • Dale Carrick

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Match Report

Form Guide

    WD
  • Hearts
  • VS
  • Inverness CT
  • DD

Last Meetings

  • Inverness CT
  • 1 - 0
  • Hearts
  • 21/01/2012
  • Hearts
  • 2 - 1
  • Inverness CT
  • 26/11/2011
  • Inverness CT
  • 1 - 1
  • Hearts
  • 10/09/2011
  • Inverness CT
  • 1 - 1
  • Hearts
  • 16/04/2011
  • Hearts
  • 1 - 1
  • Inverness CT
  • 18/12/2010
  • Inverness CT
  • 1 - 3
  • Hearts
  • 18/09/2010

Top Scorers

Hearts

  • A Driver 1
  • D Templeton 1

Inverness CT

  • A Shinnie 1
  • N Ross 1
  • B McKay 1

Goals

Hearts

    • Total goals 4
    • Goals per game 3
  • 2 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 81-90 mins

Inverness CT

    • Total goals 4
    • Goals per game 3
  • 1 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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