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  • Date:08 Mar 2014
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Easter Road Stadium
  • Attendance:8,277
  • Forster (42) Nelson (75)
    Heffernan (78)
  • Sutton (11) Ainsworth (28)
    Sutton (90)
Goal!

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The referee ends the match.

92:27 +2.27

Corner from the right by-line taken by Liam Craig.

91:46 +1.46

James Collins takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the right of the goal.

89:49

Lee Hollis crosses the ball in from the free kick.

89:35

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Reid by James Collins.

87:37

Jack Leitch takes a shot and went wide right of the net.

85:56

The ball is sent over by Chris Cadden.

83:55

Iain Vigurs takes a shot and missed to the left of the target.

83:17

Paul Cairney leaves the field to be replaced by Danny Handling.

82:28

The ball is swung over by Jordon Forster.

80:44

Paul Cairney has an effort at goal. Lee Hollis catches the ball.

80:12

Corner taken by Iain Vigurs.

78:57

Paul Heffernan scores with a right foot finish. Hibernian 3-2 Motherwell.The assist for the goal came from Paul Cairney.

75:00

Corner taken by Paul Cairney.

75:00

Corner from the left by-line taken by Paul Cairney. Michael Nelson grabs a goal with a headed effort. Hibernian 2-2 Motherwell.

74:45

Danny Haynes leaves the field to be replaced by Paul Heffernan.

74:04

Free kick taken by Ben Williams.

73:47

James McFadden leaves the field to be replaced by Chris Cadden.

73:28

Keith Lasley concedes a free kick for a foul on Paul Hanlon.

72:37

Iain Vigurs restarts play with the free kick.

72:19

Craig Moore fouled by Jordon Forster, the ref awards a free kick.

71:50

James McFadden takes a shot and cleared the net.

70:18

Craig Moore is brought on as a substitute for Lionel Ainsworth.

68:00

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sam Stanton by Jack Leitch.

66:12

James McFadden produces a cross.

65:39

Alex Harris replaces Lewis Stevenson.

63:45

Lee Hollis restarts play with the free kick.

63:40

Unfair challenge on Shaun Hutchinson by Lewis Stevenson results in a free kick.

63:04

Corner taken by Lionel Ainsworth from the right by-line.

59:39

James McFadden delivers the ball.

54:47

Iain Vigurs takes the free kick.

54:30

Danny Haynes gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on James McFadden.

53:17

Free kick taken by Lee Hollis.

53:09

James McFadden fouled by Sam Stanton, the ref awards a free kick.

51:02

Jordon Forster delivers the ball.

48:12

John Sutton has a headed effort at goal. Ben Williams catches the ball.

47:32

Foul by Paul Hanlon on James McFadden, free kick awarded.

46:49

Ryan McGivern crosses the ball.

The game restarts for the second half.

The referee calls an end to the first half.

45:34 +0.34

Corner from the right by-line taken by Liam Craig.

43:46

Corner taken by Paul Cairney from the left by-line.

43:13

James Collins has an effort at goal. Parried by Lee Hollis back into danger.

42:36

Jordon Forster grabs a goal with a headed effort. Hibernian 1-2 Motherwell.The assist for the goal came from Paul Cairney.

41:40

Corner taken by Paul Cairney.

40:23

Free kick taken by Stephen McManus.

40:09

Foul by Paul Cairney on Euan Murray, free kick awarded.

36:59

Shaun Hutchinson restarts play with the free kick.

36:34

James Collins challenges Shaun Hutchinson unfairly and gives away a free kick.

33:00

Ben Williams takes the free kick.

32:52

Foul by James McFadden on Sam Stanton, free kick awarded.

31:39

Liam Craig takes the free kick.

31:31

Stephen McManus concedes a free kick for a foul on Danny Haynes.

29:48

Shaun Hutchinson takes the free kick.

29:32

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jack Leitch by Lewis Stevenson.

28:46

Lionel Ainsworth scores with their right foot. Hibernian 0-2 Motherwell.

25:42

Centre by Craig Reid.

22:54

Stephen McManus makes a clearance.

21:36

The ball is crossed by Paul Cairney.

20:48

Shot by Danny Haynes cleared the target.

15:46

Shaun Hutchinson takes the free kick.

15:40

Lionel Ainsworth fouled by Lewis Stevenson, the ref awards a free kick.

14:56

The ball is delivered by James Collins.

11:32

John Sutton grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Hibernian 0-1 Motherwell.Assist by Lionel Ainsworth.

9:51

Clearance by Michael Nelson.

9:26

Iain Vigurs restarts play with the free kick.

8:13

The ball is delivered by Ryan McGivern.

4:53

Corner taken by Paul Cairney.

3:16

The ball is swung over by Paul Cairney.

1:44

Corner from the right by-line taken by Liam Craig.

The match begins.

Match Preview

Forster feels content at full-back Hibernian defender Jordon Forster admits he still sees himself as a centre-back - but is happy to be learning the right-back slot from some experienced defenders. The 20-year-old has played at the previously unfamiliar role of full-back in recent weeks with Michael Nelson and Paul Hanlon filling the central slots. With former England centre-back Terry Butcher and former Scotland left-back Maurice Malpas as his management team, he has plenty of information to help him. And he has the likes of Alan Maybury and Ryan McGivern to give him further tips. Forster, whose team host Motherwell in the Scottish Premiership on Saturday, said: "It's been a challenge adapting to a new position but I'm learning every day and I have good experienced pros around me, which is helping. "There's a good bond in the changing room so everyone looks to help each other. They are defenders who have played for good teams and have all given me bits of advice, along with Maurice and the manager. "Between them they have got over 130 caps between them so they were both vastly experienced defenders. "It has been a challenge playing against tricky wingers but I'm embracing it." Midfielder Tom Taiwo is suspended for Saturday's game. On-loan Sunderland winger Duncan Watmore will miss out again as he battles back from a foot injury. Midfielders Scott Robertson (knee) and Owain Tudur Jones (hamstring) remain on the sidelines. Motherwell will give left-backs Steven Hammell and Zaine Francis-Angol as long as possible to overcome hamstring injuries. Euan Murray replaced Francis-Angol against Hearts last weekend and could deputise again. Craig Moore returns following a rib injury but right-backs Fraser Kerr (ankle) and Simon Ramsden (knee) remain out along with midfielder Paul Lawson (knee) and striker Henri Anier (shin). Manager Stuart McCall has expressed disbelief at the "strange" decision to ban Motherwell fans from bringing their drum to Easter Road. Hibernian have told Motherwell fans they cannot bring the drum, which is a floor tom, to Saturday's Scottish Premiership match because of complaints from both sets of fans following their meeting in August. Hibs say they have banned "snare drums" for being too "intrusive" and McCall is disappointed his players might not have the backing of their most vocal fans, some of whom have threatened to boycott the game. When told of the details, McCall said: "Is this at church? Are we talking about a football ground? A drum was too noisy? "If that's correct in this day and age, when the clubs are doing everything to get supporters through the turnstiles... "The lads that do come along with the drum, both home and away, make it a far better atmosphere. "Regarding it being too noisy, I think that's probably a wind-up. Whether it's because Hibs don't want us creating a bit of atmosphere and backing the team... but I think it's sad. "If that is the case and there's a lot of Motherwell fans not going, I think that's really disappointing, especially in the size of stadium Hibs have got. "In fact, I've just been watching clips of the first game of the season and the atmosphere was really good from both sets of fans. "I find it a strange decision and disappointing. I've been to a few Hibs games and they have got a drum. So unless he's lost his drum and it's not fair that we've got a drum, I think it's strange."

Formation:442Manager: Terry Butcher

Hibernian

Formation: 442Manager: Stuart McCall

Motherwell

  • Ben Williams
  • Jordon Forster
  • Michael Nelson
  • Paul Hanlon
  • Ryan McGivern
  • Paul Cairney
  • Liam Craig
  • Sam Stanton
  • Lewis Stevenson
  • James Collins
  • Danny Haynes
  • SUBS
  • Alex Harris
  • Daniel Boateng
  • Alan Maybury
  • Danny Handling
  • Sean Murdoch
  • Paul Heffernan
  • Jason Cummings

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Match Report

Form Guide

    LLLWDL
  • Hibernian
  • VS
  • Motherwell
  • LDWLLW

Last Meetings

  • Motherwell
  • 1 - 0
  • Hibernian
  • 03/11/2013
  • Hibernian
  • 0 - 1
  • Motherwell
  • 04/08/2013
  • Motherwell
  • 4 - 1
  • Hibernian
  • 15/03/2013
  • Hibernian
  • 2 - 3
  • Motherwell
  • 15/12/2012
  • Motherwell
  • 0 - 4
  • Hibernian
  • 26/10/2012
  • Hibernian
  • 1 - 1
  • Motherwell
  • 08/04/2012

Top Scorers

Hibernian

  • J Collins 6
  • L Craig 4
  • P Heffernan 3
  • J Forster 2
  • M Nelson 1
  • S Robertson 1
  • D Haynes 1
  • L Stevenson 1
  • P Cairney 1
  • T Taiwo 1
  • P Hanlon 1
  • S Stanton 1

Motherwell

  • J Sutton 13
  • L Ainsworth 7
  • H Anier 7
  • J McFadden 3
  • S McManus 3
  • K Lasley 2
  • I Vigurs 2
  • Z Francis-Angol 2
  • S Hutchinson 1
  • C Moore 1

Goals

Hibernian

    • Total goals 57
    • Goals per game 25
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 6 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 8 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Motherwell

    • Total goals 75
    • Goals per game 43
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 9 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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