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  • Date:26 Dec 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:The KC Stadium
  • Attendance:20,321
Goal!

Live Commentary

92mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against Martyn Waghorn. Eldin Jakupovic takes the indirect free kick.

91mins

Foul by Paul Gallagher on Tom Cairney, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed left-footed by Tom Cairney from right wing.

89mins

Liam Moore crosses the ball.

88mins

Stephen Quinn sends in a cross, Jay Simpson takes a shot. Save made by Kasper Schmeichel.

87mins

Ahmed Elmohamady crosses the ball, clearance by Wes Morgan.

87mins

Martyn Waghorn takes a shot. Save made by Eldin Jakupovic.

86mins

Robbie Brady sends in a cross, blocked by Liam Moore. Corner taken by Robert Koren, clearance by Liam Moore.

85mins

Paul Gallagher concedes a free kick for a foul on Robbie Brady. Free kick taken by Stephen Quinn.

84mins

Handball decision goes against Paul Konchesky. Nick Proschwitz joins the action as a substitute, replacing Abdoulaye Faye. Liam Rosenior replaces Sone Aluko. Tom Cairney restarts play with the free kick.

82mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ben Marshall by James Chester. Andy King leaves the field to be replaced by Paul Gallagher. Paul Gallagher has an effort direct from the free kick.

81mins

Martyn Waghorn gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jack Hobbs. Free kick taken by Jack Hobbs.

80mins

Jay Simpson takes a shot. Save by Kasper Schmeichel. Robbie Brady produces a left-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the bar.

80mins

The ball is sent over by Paul Konchesky, clearance made by Jack Hobbs.

79mins

Sone Aluko sends in a cross, Kasper Schmeichel makes a comfortable save.

77mins

Foul by Zak Whitbread on Jack Hobbs, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Eldin Jakupovic.

76mins

Corner taken right-footed by Ben Marshall, Stephen Quinn manages to make a clearance.

75mins

Anthony Knockaert takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post. Corner taken right-footed by Ben Marshall from the left by-line, save by Eldin Jakupovic.

73mins

Ben Marshall produces a drilled right-footed shot from 20 yards. Save by Eldin Jakupovic. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Ben Marshall, save by Eldin Jakupovic.

73mins

A cross is delivered by Stephen Quinn, clearance by Wes Morgan.

72mins

Martyn Waghorn takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, Sone Aluko makes a clearance.

71mins

Andy King fouled by Robert Koren, the ref awards a free kick. Anthony Knockaert takes the free kick.

69mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Corry Evans on Anthony Knockaert. Ben Marshall has a direct shot on goal from the free kick. Corry Evans leaves the field to be replaced by Tom Cairney.

67mins

Martyn Waghorn on for David Nugent. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Ben Marshall. Zak Whitbread concedes a free kick for a foul on Eldin Jakupovic. Eldin Jakupovic takes the direct free kick.

65mins

Foul by Zak Whitbread on Sone Aluko, free kick awarded. Caution for Zak Whitbread. Ahmed Elmohamady takes the direct free kick.

63mins

The ball is delivered by Paul Konchesky.

61mins

David Nugent fouled by James Chester, the ref awards a free kick. Danny Drinkwater restarts play with the free kick.

59mins

Centre by Anthony Knockaert, clearance by Abdoulaye Faye. Corner taken right-footed by Ben Marshall.

57mins

Corry Evans produces a cross.

56mins

Effort from 12 yards by Sone Aluko. Danny Drinkwater gets a block in. Corner from right by-line taken by Robbie Brady.

52mins

A cross is delivered by Ahmed Elmohamady, clearance made by Zak Whitbread. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Robbie Brady played to the near post. Effort on goal by Robbie Brady from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target.

51mins

Foul by Anthony Knockaert on Robbie Brady, free kick awarded. Jack Hobbs takes the direct free kick.

48mins

Anthony Knockaert gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Robbie Brady. Eldin Jakupovic restarts play with the free kick.

47mins

The ball is sent over by Robbie Brady, clearance made by Wes Morgan. Corner taken short by Robert Koren.

46mins

A cross is delivered by Ben Marshall, save made by Eldin Jakupovic.

46mins

(Leicester) makes a substitution, with Liam Moore coming on for Ritchie De Laet.

44mins

Robert Koren decides to take a short corner. Ahmed Elmohamady takes a shot. Blocked by Wes Morgan. James Chester takes a shot from 25 yards. Blocked by Danny Drinkwater.

43mins

Ben Marshall delivers the ball, save made by Eldin Jakupovic.

37mins

Foul by Ritchie De Laet on Robbie Brady, free kick awarded. Ritchie De Laet goes into the book for persistent infringement. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Robert Koren, Kasper Schmeichel makes a save. Robert Koren takes a shot. Blocked by Danny Drinkwater. Robert Koren takes a inswinging corner.

36mins

The official flags David Nugent offside. Eldin Jakupovic takes the free kick.

36mins

Jay Simpson takes a shot. Blocked by Wes Morgan.

33mins

Sone Aluko takes a shot. Kasper Schmeichel makes a save. Short corner worked by Robbie Brady. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Wes Morgan by Jack Hobbs. Kasper Schmeichel restarts play with the free kick.

31mins

Jay Simpson takes a shot. Ritchie De Laet manages to make a clearance.

28mins

Corner taken by Robert Koren from the left by-line, Abdoulaye Faye has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the goal.

27mins

Anthony Knockaert concedes a free kick for a foul on Robbie Brady. Free kick taken by Stephen Quinn.

27mins

Anthony Knockaert takes a shot. Eldin Jakupovic makes a comfortable save.

26mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Zak Whitbread by Jay Simpson. Zak Whitbread restarts play with the free kick.

25mins

The referee blows for offside against Wes Morgan. Eldin Jakupovic restarts play with the free kick.

25mins

Drilled left-footed shot by Anthony Knockaert. Save made by Eldin Jakupovic. Anthony Knockaert takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, Robbie Brady makes a clearance.

20mins

Shot by Ben Marshall from a long way out goes over the target.

20mins

Robert Koren takes a shot. Save made by Kasper Schmeichel.

19mins

Danny Drinkwater takes a shot. Save by Eldin Jakupovic.

18mins

The ball is crossed by Paul Konchesky, Effort on goal by Anthony Knockaert from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

17mins

Wes Morgan fouled by Sone Aluko, the ref awards a free kick. Kasper Schmeichel takes the free kick.

16mins

Shot from outside the area by Anthony Knockaert misses to the left of the goal.

13mins

Anthony Knockaert has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.

11mins

Sone Aluko fouled by Zak Whitbread, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Robert Koren.

11mins

A cross is delivered by Ben Marshall.

9mins

Robbie Brady crosses the ball.

8mins

Jack Hobbs fouled by David Nugent, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Robbie Brady.

7mins

Robbie Brady delivers the ball, clearance made by Paul Konchesky.

5mins

Effort on goal by Jay Simpson from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.

5mins

Jay Simpson fouled by Wes Morgan, the ref awards a free kick. Stephen Quinn takes the free kick.

4mins

Jay Simpson fouled by Ritchie De Laet, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Robbie Brady.

Match Preview

Pearson returns to the KC Swiss goalkeeper Eldin Jakupovic is set to continue for high-flying Hull as they welcome former boss Nigel Pearson and his fifth-placed Leicester side to the KC Stadium on Boxing Day. Jakupovic made his Tigers debut in last Friday's 2-1 win at Derby following David Stockdale's return to Fulham and his performance delighted manager Steve Bruce. "I thought he was terrific. I said from the start that when you bring in a foreign player you've got to give them time. We're seeing that with Nick Proschwitz as well," said Bruce. "It's not been easy for Eldin. He's been in a dark place at times, but he did very well and I'm delighted for him." Abdoulaye Faye stepped in to replace the suspended Alex Bruce at Pride Park and will keep his place in Bruce's starting line-up after netting the second-half winner against Nigel Clough's Rams. Boss Bruce has no other selection issues and following an impressive run of four straight league wins is not expected to make any further changes to his promotion-chasing side. Martyn Waghorn is set to make his first start for Leicester since undergoing an appendix operation. The Foxes striker made his return from injury as a second-half substitute in the 1-0 home defeat to Cardiff on Saturday, but is now fit to start as Pearson plots a return to winning ways. City failed to score at home for the first time this season against the Bluebirds, meaning Pearson's side have now drawn blanks in their last two games, losing both. Waghorn scored two goals in five games before his injury, and could provide the solution for the East Midlands club, now without a win from their last three games. Defender Sean St Ledger and Michael Keane remain out with hamstring injuries, but Pearson has no new injury or suspension concerns. The promotion hopefuls are seven points behind the second-placed Tigers going into the game, and will take confidence from their 3-1 victory against Steve Bruce's men in September.

Formation:352Manager: Steve Bruce

Hull

Formation: 4231Manager: Nigel Pearson

Leicester

  • Eldin Jakupovic
  • James Chester
  • Abdoulaye Faye
  • Jack Hobbs
  • Ahmed Elmohamady
  • Corry Evans
  • Robert Koren
  • Stephen Quinn
  • Robbie Brady
  • Sone Aluko
  • Jay Simpson
  • SUBS
  • Ben Amos
  • Liam Rosenior
  • Aaron Mclean
  • Tom Cairney
  • Paul McShane
  • Seyi Olofinjana
  • Nick Proschwitz

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Match Report

Form Guide

    LDWWWW
  • Hull
  • VS
  • Leicester
  • WLWDLL

Last Meetings

  • Leicester
  • 3 - 1
  • Hull
  • 23/09/2012
  • Leicester
  • 2 - 1
  • Hull
  • 24/03/2012
  • Hull
  • 2 - 1
  • Leicester
  • 03/12/2011
  • Hull
  • 0 - 1
  • Leicester
  • 01/01/2011
  • Leicester
  • 1 - 1
  • Hull
  • 16/10/2010
  • Leicester
  • 0 - 2
  • Hull
  • 22/03/2008

Top Scorers

Hull

  • S Aluko 8
  • R Koren 5
  • J Simpson 5
  • A Faye 4
  • S Quinn 2
  • D Meyler 2
  • N Proschwitz 2
  • A Mclean 1
  • P McShane 1
  • J Chester 1
  • R Brady 1
  • A Elmohamady 1

Leicester

  • D Nugent 10
  • A King 4
  • J Vardy 4
  • A Knockaert 4
  • L Dyer 2
  • M Waghorn 2
  • B Marshall 2
  • P Konchesky 1
  • W Morgan 1
  • Z Whitbread 1
  • D Drinkwater 1
  • M Futacs 1

Goals

Hull

    • Total goals 62
    • Goals per game 35
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Leicester

    • Total goals 64
    • Goals per game 37
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 7 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 7 (For) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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