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  • Date:14 Dec 2013
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Tynecastle Stadium
  • Attendance:11,950
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Goal!

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92:07 +2.07

Clearance by Gary Warren.

92:02 +2.02

Free kick taken by Kevin McHattie.

The referee signals the end of the game.

91:54 +1.54

Danny Williams comes on in place of Marley Watkins.

91:43 +1.43

Foul by Graeme Shinnie on Billy King, free kick awarded.

89:57

Free kick crossed by Dean Brill.

89:31

Billy King gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Graeme Shinnie.

88:28

Jamie MacDonald crosses the ball in from the free kick.

88:11

Marley Watkins booked for unsporting behaviour.

88:04

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Billy King by Marley Watkins.

87:23

Clearance by Danny Wilson.

86:22

Gary Warren restarts play with the free kick.

86:02

David Smith gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nick Ross.

85:15

(Inverness CT) makes a substitution, with Torbjorn Agdestein coming on for Aaron Doran.

84:58

Foul by Graeme Shinnie on Billy King, free kick awarded.

84:33

Marley Watkins restarts play with the free kick.

84:20

Richie Foran fouled by Danny Wilson, the ref awards a free kick.

82:39

Clearance by Gary Warren.

81:43

Free kick taken by Jamie MacDonald.

81:38

Foul by Marley Watkins on Kevin McHattie, free kick awarded.

80:19

David Smith crosses the ball in from the free kick.

79:54

Graeme Shinnie challenges Billy King unfairly and gives away a free kick.

77:50

Aaron Doran restarts play with the free kick.

77:16

The ball is delivered by Richie Foran.

74:45

Jamie Hamill produces a cross.

70:23

(Hearts) makes a substitution, with Dale Carrick coming on for Gary Oliver.

70:11

Billy McKay takes a shot and hits the post.

68:23

Free kick taken by Josh Meekings.

68:04

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Carl Tremarco by Gary Oliver.

66:59

The ball is swung over by David Smith.

66:04

Graeme Shinnie gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Callum Paterson.

65:32

Billy King replaces Sam Nicholson.

65:09

Graeme Shinnie takes a shot and strikes the post.

63:34

Graeme Shinnie crosses the ball in from the free kick.

63:21

Sam Nicholson challenges Graeme Shinnie unfairly and gives away a free kick.

62:48

Billy McKay takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the goal.

61:53

Gary Oliver has an effort at goal.

60:39

Gary Warren fouled by Gary Oliver, the ref awards a free kick.

60:12

Danny Wilson takes the free kick.

60:05

Nick Ross gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sam Nicholson.

58:58

Billy McKay scores with their right foot. Hearts 0-1 Inverness CT.Assist on the goal came from Ross Draper.

57:28

Centre by David Smith.

56:18

Gary Warren takes a shot and cleared the goal.

56:04

Corner taken by Aaron Doran.

54:04

Free kick taken by Jamie Hamill.

53:49

The referee cautions Ross Draper for unsporting behaviour.

53:45

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Scott Robinson by Ross Draper.

51:51

The ball is delivered by David Smith.

50:06

David Smith restarts play with the free kick.

49:33

Unfair challenge on Gary Oliver by Gary Warren results in a free kick.

47:28

Corner taken by Callum Paterson from the right by-line.

The referee starts the second half.

The ref blows to signal half-time.

47:25 +2.25

Corner taken by Aaron Doran from the left by-line.

46:54 +1.54

Shot by Aaron Doran.

45:01

David Smith is brought on as a substitute for Jamie Walker.

44:35

Free kick taken by Jamie Hamill.

44:09

Richie Foran challenges Sam Nicholson unfairly and gives away a free kick.

43:01

Kevin McHattie fouled by Richie Foran, the ref awards a free kick.

42:31

Free kick taken by Kevin McHattie.

41:45

Carl Tremarco gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Callum Paterson.

40:54

Dean Brill restarts play with the free kick.

40:24

Foul by Scott Robinson on Aaron Doran, free kick awarded.

39:11

Dean Brill takes the free kick.

38:59

Richie Foran fouled by Gary Oliver, the ref awards a free kick.

37:53

Free kick awarded for a foul by Nick Ross on Danny Wilson.

37:39

Corner taken by Aaron Doran.

37:15

Graeme Shinnie takes a shot and missed to the right of the target.

36:47

Jamie Walker crosses the ball in from the free kick.

36:13

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jamie Walker by Ross Draper.

34:16

Richie Foran fouled by Scott Robinson, the ref awards a free kick.

33:27

Free kick crossed by Graeme Shinnie.

33:01

Unfair challenge on Billy McKay by Callum Tapping results in a free kick.

32:14

Centre by Jamie Hamill.

31:42

Callum Paterson fouled by Richie Foran, the ref awards a free kick.

31:01

Corner taken by Aaron Doran.

29:26

Free kick crossed by Graeme Shinnie.

29:21

Graeme Shinnie fouled by Kevin McHattie, the ref awards a free kick.

25:54

Kevin McHattie restarts play with the free kick.

25:29

Unfair challenge on Jamie Walker by Gary Warren results in a free kick.

21:59

Corner taken by Graeme Shinnie.

20:47

A cross is delivered by Carl Tremarco.

14:33

Dylan McGowan fouled by Billy McKay, the ref awards a free kick.

13:56

Graeme Shinnie takes the free kick.

13:48

Scott Robinson concedes a free kick for a foul on Marley Watkins.

12:15

Free kick taken by Dean Brill.

12:00

Free kick awarded for a foul by Callum Tapping on Nick Ross.

10:55

Free kick taken by Jamie Walker.

10:24

Ross Draper concedes a free kick for a foul on Jamie Walker.

9:09

Dean Brill takes the free kick.

9:04

Callum Tapping challenges Richie Foran unfairly and gives away a free kick.

8:45

Scott Robinson restarts play with the free kick.

8:38

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Scott Robinson by Gary Warren.

4:46

Josh Meekings takes the free kick.

4:40

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Richie Foran by Callum Paterson.

3:44

Carl Tremarco delivers the ball.

The game kicks-off.

Match Preview

McGowan counts his blessings Dylan McGowan says he has no problem shaking off the nightmare displays which have dogged Hearts lately. The Australian defender admits to feeling blessed that he is paid to play a game he loves while his dad Jamie works on a building site for a living. And with that positive outlook, the 22-year-old insists he has already shaken off the misery of shipping seven goals to Celtic a fortnight ago and then another four away to Dundee United six days later. McGowan, who followed brother Ryan - now with Chinese outfit Shandong Luneng Taishan - into the Jambos side, said: "Everyone has to remind themselves of how lucky we are to be doing this job. There are tons of people out there who would love to be a professional footballer, so that is how I look at it. "I grew up with my dad working on a building site, so I'm certainly made aware of how lucky I am to have this job. "We didn't come from the wealthiest of families growing up. We were told you have to work to make a living and you have to work hard. We knew if we were ever lucky enough to get a job we enjoy then we take it with both hands. "My dad always tells Ryan and I that we are the two luckiest guys in the world because he is still working at his age. Hopefully we will be long retired by the time we get to that point. "So, with that in mind, I have no problem remaining buoyant and I look forward to every game, as I will on Saturday." The administration-hit Gorgie side are still to climb out of negative equity in the Scottish Premiership following the 15-point deduction dished out at the start of the season. But a win against second-placed Inverness at home on Saturday will at least see the basement boys return to the black. However, Hearts will have to turn around their recent stuttering form. Gary Locke's side made a flying start to the league campaign but have taken just five points from their last 11 games. "Some of the younger boys might have thought this was easy after picking up seven points from four games early on but everyone reminded us that it would be a hard slog with spells where we don't add anything to the board," said McGowan. "But now we're missing out on picking up results, even draws, week in, week out. If we can start doing that again I think we will catch somebody. It just has to happen sooner rather than later." However, they will have their work cut out against Caley Thistle. Forward Ryan Stevenson's hamstring tear means Locke - banned from signing new players and left to operate with a "paper-thin squad" - has just 12 senior outfielders to choose from and the Jambos boss will have to turn to his youth squad to fill his bench. But McGowan is happy to accept the burden of leadership, despite being barely out of his teens. "It's obviously different," said the centre-half. "The season before my brother won Young Player of the Year at 23 - a year older than I am now. "But last year I wasn't nominated because I was too old. "So things have changed in the space of a couple of seasons. But it's a role I am enjoying, playing alongside players who are getting better week in, week out. "I look at Jordan McGhee at 17. He has done extremely well since he's come in and there are other young boys who we have a lot of confidence in. "At another club, I'd just be a young player myself. But here I'm getting more responsibility in the dressing room and out on the pitch. That can only help me when I do get a wee bit older." New Inverness boss John Hughes has wasted little time in putting his own stamp on the side, defender Graeme Shinnie claims. The former Falkirk and Hibernian boss replaced Terry Butcher last week. He only took charge of the Highlanders two days before last Saturday's 0-0 draw with St Mirren in Paisley and was happy to let coaches Duncan Shearer and Scott Kellacher lead the way. But Shinnie says Hughes has played a bigger role this week and has been quick to impress his passing philosophy upon his new charges. The left-back told CaleyJagsTV: "It's been a really exciting week - a lot different to what I am used to. "The new manager has come and he has got a different style compared to Terry Butcher. The training is good, especially the way he works on passing. "He has his own style of football and the way that he wants us to play, with an emphasis on passing. It's completely different. I can't wait for Saturday." Inverness - second in the Scottish Premiership - travel to Tynecastle to take on an administration-hit Hearts side who have shipped 11 goals in their last two games. Those defeats to Celtic and Dundee United may have been painful for the Jambos but Shinnie is in no mood to show mercy as he eyes up a bundle of points ahead of a busy festive schedule. "This is the crunch time in the league with a lot of games coming up," he said. "It's a good time of the season to get a run going, put points on the board and cement where we are in the table. "I've seen Hearts a couple of times this season and they have a lot of good players who have no fear and a re full of energy. They will always pose us a threat. "But the way we have been playing, keeping clean sheets, is very promising. We will look to get an early goal at Tynecastle then keep it tight. Hopefully after that we can go on and score a few more." Hughes has no fresh injury troubles ahead of Inverness' trip to Tynecastle. Caley Thistle face administration-hit Hearts as they look to consolidate second spot in the Scottish Premiership. James Vincent is again missing with a leg fracture, but the midfield playmaker has been told he can step up his rehabilitation work.

Formation:442Manager: Gary Locke

Hearts

Formation: 442Manager: John Hughes

Inverness CT

  • Jamie MacDonald
  • Jamie Hamill
  • Dylan McGowan
  • Danny Wilson
  • Kevin McHattie
  • Scott Robinson
  • Callum Tapping
  • Sam Nicholson
  • Jamie Walker
  • Callum Paterson
  • Gary Oliver
  • SUBS
  • Brad McKay
  • David Smith
  • Dale Carrick
  • Billy King
  • Jack Hamilton
  • Adam King
  • Jordan McGhee

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Match Report

Form Guide

    LLLWDL
  • Hearts
  • VS
  • Inverness CT
  • LLWWWD

Last Meetings

  • Inverness CT
  • 2 - 0
  • Hearts
  • 31/08/2013
  • Hearts
  • 2 - 3
  • Inverness CT
  • 23/02/2013
  • Inverness CT
  • 1 - 1
  • Hearts
  • 10/11/2012
  • Hearts
  • 2 - 2
  • Inverness CT
  • 18/08/2012
  • Inverness CT
  • 1 - 0
  • Hearts
  • 21/01/2012
  • Hearts
  • 2 - 1
  • Inverness CT
  • 26/11/2011

Top Scorers

Hearts

  • C Paterson 4
  • J Walker 3
  • R Stevenson 2
  • D Wilson 1
  • J Holt 1
  • J McGhee 1

Inverness CT

  • B McKay 10
  • R Foran 4
  • A Doran 3
  • G Warren 1
  • G Shinnie 1

Goals

Hearts

    • Total goals 38
    • Goals per game 13
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Inverness CT

    • Total goals 46
    • Goals per game 21
  • 5 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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