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  • Date:03 Dec 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Kingston Communications Stadium
  • Attendance:20,148
  • Fryatt - pen (29) Koren (87)
  • Konchesky (40)
Goal!

Live Commentary

92:37 +2.37

Souleymane Bamba is caught offside. Free kick taken by Peter Gulacsi.

90:28 +0.28

The ball is delivered by Gelson Fernandes, clearance by Aaron Mclean.

89:04

The ball is delivered by Andy King, save made by Peter Gulacsi.

87:14

Robert Koren finds the net with a goal from just outside the penalty box to the top right corner of the goal. Hull 2-1 Leicester.Assist by Liam Rosenior.

86:56

Andy Dawson sends in a cross.

86:19

(Hull) makes a substitution, with Joe Dudgeon coming on for Corry Evans.

86:01

Andy King takes a shot. Save by Peter Gulacsi.

85:22

Corner taken right-footed by Paul Gallagher, clearance by Liam Rosenior.

84:02

Shot from deep inside the area by Robert Koren clears the crossbar.

83:39

Paul Gallagher challenges Andy Dawson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Paul McKenna takes the free kick.

80:41

Paul Gallagher takes a shot. Blocked by Jack Hobbs.

80:27

Paul McKenna sends in a cross, clearance by Sean St. Ledger.

79:30

The ball is crossed by Liam Rosenior, Souleymane Bamba manages to make a clearance.

78:50

Effort from 25 yards by Paul McKenna. Save by Kasper Schmeichel.

76:46

Shot from just outside the box by Paul Konchesky goes over the target.

75:20

Robert Koren takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Lee Peltier.

75:06

Cameron Stewart takes a shot. Andy King gets a block in.

73:46

Cameron Stewart takes a shot. Save by Kasper Schmeichel.

72:59

Paul Gallagher challenges Andy Dawson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jack Hobbs.

71:23

The ball is swung over by Cameron Stewart, Souleymane Bamba manages to make a clearance.

67:36

(Leicester) makes a substitution, with Gelson Fernandes coming on for David Nugent.

67:21

Effort on goal by Robert Koren from long range goes over the crossbar.

64:26

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Robert Koren, clearance made by Souleymane Bamba.

64:00

A cross is delivered by Liam Rosenior, Andy Dawson takes a shot. Save made by Kasper Schmeichel.

63:44

Liam Rosenior crosses the ball, Lee Peltier makes a clearance.

63:29

Centre by Andy Dawson, clearance made by Andy King.

62:09

Neil Danns goes off and Paul Gallagher comes on.

61:31

Corner taken by Neil Danns, Header by Lee Peltier from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

60:26

Cameron Stewart has an effort at goal. Kasper Schmeichel makes a save.

58:58

Short corner taken by Robert Koren from the left by-line.

54:32

Centre by Andy Dawson, Effort from deep inside the area by Liam Rosenior misses to the right of the target.

53:37

The official flags David Nugent offside. James Chester takes the free kick.

49:49

The referee blows for offside against Matt Fryatt. Lee Peltier takes the indirect free kick.

49:07

Matt Fryatt is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Kasper Schmeichel.

45:11

Corner from the left by-line taken by Neil Danns, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Sean St. Ledger misses to the right of the target.

44:45

Andy King challenges Paul McKenna unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Andy Dawson.

43:32

David Nugent is ruled offside. James Chester restarts play with the free kick.

42:41

Lloyd Dyer is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Peter Gulacsi.

42:21

Lloyd Dyer produces a cross, clearance made by James Chester.

41:38

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lloyd Dyer by Aaron Mclean. Free kick taken by Paul Konchesky.

41:09

David Nugent challenges James Chester unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Peter Gulacsi.

40:05

Paul Konchesky finds the back of the net with a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Hull 1-1 Leicester.Assist on the goal came from David Nugent.

39:45

David Nugent takes a shot. Save by Peter Gulacsi.

37:37

Corry Evans sends in a cross, Kasper Schmeichel makes a save.

36:23

Andy Dawson sends in a cross, Header on goal by Aaron Mclean from just inside the area goes over the target.

35:36

Cameron Stewart takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Save made by Kasper Schmeichel.

34:21

The ball is swung over by Paul Konchesky, Neil Danns takes a shot. Save by Peter Gulacsi.

34:02

Corry Evans challenges Neil Danns unfairly and gives away a free kick. Sean St. Ledger restarts play with the free kick.

31:18

The assistant referee signals for offside against David Nugent. Peter Gulacsi takes the direct free kick.

29:51

(Leicester) makes a substitution, with Sean St. Ledger coming on for Jermaine Beckford.

27:42

Unfair challenge on Aaron Mclean by Matt Mills results in a Penalty. Matt Mills is sent off. Matt Fryatt scores a placed penalty. Hull 1-0 Leicester.

26:08

A cross is delivered by Matt Fryatt, Robert Koren takes a shot. Kasper Schmeichel makes a save.

23:52

Jermaine Beckford fouled by Andy Dawson, the ref awards a free kick. Booking for Andy Dawson for unsporting behaviour. Paul Konchesky has an effort direct from the free kick.

22:44

The ball is delivered by Matt Fryatt.

22:11

Liam Rosenior produces a cross, clearance by Souleymane Bamba.

20:54

Robert Koren crosses the ball, Matt Fryatt has an effort at goal from close range which goes wide right of the goal.

19:07

The ball is delivered by Neil Danns, clearance made by Robert Koren.

18:43

Jermaine Beckford crosses the ball, Andy Dawson makes a clearance.

17:53

David Nugent produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the goal.

17:37

The ball is delivered by Lee Peltier, Andy Dawson manages to make a clearance.

15:56

Robert Koren produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the target.

13:53

Corry Evans concedes a free kick for a foul on Richie Wellens. Paul Konchesky takes the free kick.

12:10

Corry Evans gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Richie Wellens. Kasper Schmeichel restarts play with the free kick.

10:36

Cameron Stewart is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Kasper Schmeichel takes the free kick.

9:07

The referee blows for offside against Matt Fryatt. Direct free kick taken by Kasper Schmeichel.

8:16

The ball is delivered by Aaron Mclean, save by Kasper Schmeichel.

3:05

The official flags Richie Wellens offside. Peter Gulacsi takes the free kick.

2:51

The referee gives a free kick against Matt Fryatt for handball. Free kick taken by Lee Peltier.

Match Preview

Brady ban blow Hull will be without teenage winger Robbie Brady when former manager Nigel Pearson returns to the KC Stadium for the first time with new club Leicester. Brady, 19, on loan from Manchester United, was shown a straight red card for serious foul play during the midweek defeat at Southampton and starts a three-game ban. But midfielder Paul McKenna returns to contention following his one-match suspension and caretaker-boss Nick Barmby has no other new injury or suspension problems. Striker Aaron Mclean returned to partner Matty Fryatt up front in midweek and the pair are expected to continue. Winger Richard Garcia and midfield pair Seyi Olofinjana both featured in a behind-closed-doors game this week as they near their respective first-team returns following long-term knee injuries, but are not yet ready, while on-loan striker Martyn Waghorn (hamstring) and winger Martin Pusic (hip) remain sidelined. Leicester manager Pearson expects to have an unchanged squad. Pearson is poised to go back to the KC stadium on Saturday just over a fortnight after opting to leave the Tigers and rejoin City for a second spell. He was in charge of the Yorkshire club for 17 months. Pearson, who has taken seven points from his first three npower Championship matches, made one change against Blackpool in midweek as Sol Bamba replaced Sean St Ledger at centre-half. Republic of Ireland international St Ledger, full-back John Pantsil, midfielders Neil Danns, Gelson Fernandes, Yuki Abe and Michael Johnson, and strikers Steve Howard and Jeffrey Schlupp are options for Pearson should he wish to make changes. Striker Darius Vassell, who is out for the remainder of the season with a knee injury, and defender Aleksandar Tunchev (groin) remain the only players unavailable.

Formation:442Manager:

Hull

Formation: 442Manager: Nigel Pearson

Leicester

  • Peter Gulacsi
  • Liam Rosenior
  • James Chester
  • Jack Hobbs
  • Andy Dawson
  • Cameron Stewart
  • Paul McKenna
  • Corry Evans
  • Robert Koren
  • Aaron Mclean
  • Matt Fryatt
  • SUBS
  • Adriano Basso
  • Tom Cairney
  • Paul McShane
  • Joe Dudgeon
  • Dele Adebola

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Match Report

Pearson punished on Hull return Nigel Pearson endured a turbulent return to Hull as his 10-man Leicester were beaten 2-1 by Robert Koren's superb late effort. Pearson left the KC Stadium for a second spell in charge of the Foxes just 18 days ago and it ended up being a miserable day back in East Yorkshire after Koren struck a curling effort into the top corner with two minutes of normal time returning. Pearson's new side had looked like earning a worthy point after Paul Konchesky's neat curling finish five minutes before the break had cancelled out Matty Fryatt's controversial 28th-minute penalty. That spot-kick was awarded after referee Simon Hooper harshly adjudged Matt Mills to have fouled Aaron Mclean in the area and dished out a second dismissal of the season for the Leicester skipper. But Koren had the final say and it meant Pearson suffered his first defeat while back in charge at Leicester while the Tigers end a run of two successive defeats. Pearson unsurprisingly received a hostile reception from the home fans but his replacement Nick Barmby was far more welcoming, offering his former manager a handshake and embrace ahead of kick-off. Unfortunately, the pre-match excitement did not manifest itself into the early match action and a scrappy opening 20 minutes meant a trouble-free start for both goalkeepers. Hull began to assert themselves, though, and after Fryatt had been unable to turn Koren's drive goalwards the defining moment arrived in the 28th minute. Mclean broke through on goal only for Mills to make a superb block and as Mclean got up for a second attempt, he appeared to slip over with Mills nowhere near. However, referee Hooper pointed to the spot and sent Mills off before Fryatt sent Kasper Schmeichel the wrong way for his eighth of the campaign. It looked as if Leicester would be up against from there on, especially as they had to sacrifice striker Jermaine Beckford, but they equalised 10 minutes later when Konchesky curled a fine right-footed effort into the bottom corner from 20 yards after Peter Gulacsi had saved from David Nugent. The second half began in atrocious conditions and the hosts started to control proceedings, with Koren unable to make proper contact when presented with a decent chance and the dangerous Cameron Stewart testing Schmeichel from 20 yards. Schmeichel then came to the rescue for the visitors midway through the second period by producing a fine save, getting down low to turn Andy Dawson's sweet volley round the post. The Hull onslaught continued as Stewart and Paul McKenna peppered the Leicester goal with efforts as Barmby's side desperately tried to ruin Pearson's return, but Schmeichel was equal to them all until the 88th minute when Koren's superb curling effort went flying into the top corner.

Form Guide

    WLLWLL
  • Hull
  • VS
  • Leicester
  • LWLWDW

Last Meetings

  • Hull
  • 0 - 1
  • Leicester
  • 01/01/2011
  • Leicester
  • 1 - 1
  • Hull
  • 16/10/2010
  • Leicester
  • 0 - 2
  • Hull
  • 22/03/2008
  • Hull
  • 2 - 0
  • Leicester
  • 15/12/2007
  • Hull
  • 1 - 2
  • Leicester
  • 26/12/2006
  • Leicester
  • 0 - 1
  • Hull
  • 12/09/2006

Top Scorers

Hull

  • M Fryatt 7
  • R Koren 4
  • A Mclean 3
  • N Barmby 1
  • M Waghorn 1
  • R Brady 1
  • C Stewart 1

Leicester

  • D Nugent 6
  • A King 4
  • D Vassell 2
  • P Gallagher 2
  • J Beckford 2
  • P Konchesky 1
  • R Wellens 1
  • N Danns 1
  • L Dyer 1
  • L Peltier 1
  • G Fernandes 1
  • J Schlupp 1
  • Y Abe 1

Goals

Hull

    • Total goals 39
    • Goals per game 19
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Leicester

    • Total goals 46
    • Goals per game 26
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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