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  • Date:29 Oct 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Caledonian Stadium
  • Attendance:3,188
  • Davis (3) Shinnie (75)
  • Hutchinson (38)
    Lasley (76)
    Hateley (86)
Goal!

Live Commentary

93mins

David Davis has a shot on goal from outside the box which misses left.

92mins

Michael Higdon has an effort at goal from close range which goes wide left of the goal.

91mins

Michael Higdon is caught offside. Free kick taken by Ryan Esson.

83mins

Chris Hogg concedes a free kick for a foul on Jamie Murphy. Chris Hogg sent from the field by the ref for professional foul. (Inverness CT) makes a substitution, with Thomas Piermayr coming on for Andrew Shinnie. Tom Hateley finds the net with a goal direct from the free kick from outside the area to the top left corner of the goal. Inverness CT 2-3 Motherwell.

82mins

The referee blows for offside against Michael Higdon. Free kick taken by Ryan Esson.

81mins

Shot from just outside the box by Johnny Hayes misses to the left of the target.

79mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Richie Foran by Stephen Craigan. Free kick crossed right-footed by Greg Tansey from left wing, Stephen Craigan manages to make a clearance. Greg Tansey takes a corner. (Motherwell) makes a substitution, with Stewart Carswell coming on for Ross Forbes.

77mins

A goal is scored by Keith Lasley from outside the area to the top left corner of the goal. Inverness CT 2-2 Motherwell.

76mins

A goal is scored by Andrew Shinnie from inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Inverness CT 2-1 Motherwell.The assist for the goal came from Johnny Hayes.

75mins

Johnny Hayes challenges Tim Clancy unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Darren Randolph.

74mins

Foul by Tom Hateley on Richie Foran, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Kenny Gillet.

74mins

Michael Higdon concedes a free kick for a foul on David Davis. Richie Foran takes the free kick.

72mins

Corner taken by Tom Hateley from the right by-line.

71mins

Johnny Hayes joins the action as a substitute, replacing Gregory Tade.

69mins

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Greg Tansey, Gregory Tade takes a shot. Save by Darren Randolph.

68mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gregory Tade on Stephen Craigan. Stephen Craigan takes the direct free kick.

66mins

Effort on goal by David Davis from deep inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

65mins

The referee blows for offside. Ryan Esson takes the free kick.

64mins

Omar Daley comes on in place of Chris Humphrey.

63mins

Andrew Shinnie takes a shot. Save by Darren Randolph.

62mins

Keith Lasley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Davis. Roman Golobart takes the direct free kick.

58mins

Booking for Ross Forbes for persistent infringement. Foul by Ross Forbes on Shane Sutherland, free kick awarded. Greg Tansey restarts play with the free kick.

58mins

The referee gives a free kick against Ross Forbes for handball. Direct free kick taken by David Davis.

57mins

Foul by Gregory Tade on Shaun Hutchinson, free kick awarded. Darren Randolph restarts play with the free kick.

56mins

Josh Meekings goes off and Roman Golobart comes on.

55mins

Gregory Tade takes a shot.

53mins

Shot on goal by Shane Sutherland from just inside the area goes over the target.

52mins

Foul by Tim Clancy on Shane Sutherland, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Greg Tansey.

51mins

Corner taken right-footed by Greg Tansey from the left by-line to the near post, Stephen Craigan makes a clearance.

49mins

Corner taken by Tom Hateley from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Richie Foran.

48mins

Outswinging corner taken by Greg Tansey from the right by-line, Stephen Craigan makes a clearance.

47mins

Jamie Murphy produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the target.

46mins

Foul by Gregory Tade on Chris Humphrey, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Chris Humphrey.

41mins

Unfair challenge on David Davis by Chris Humphrey results in a free kick. Chris Hogg restarts play with the free kick.

40mins

Gregory Tade gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Darren Randolph. Direct free kick taken by Darren Randolph.

39mins

Shaun Hutchinson scores a headed goal from close range. Inverness CT 1-1 Motherwell.Assist by Tom Hateley.

38mins

Corner taken by Tom Hateley, clearance made by Ross Tokely.

36mins

Tom Hateley concedes a free kick for a foul on David Davis. Free kick crossed by Greg Tansey, save by Darren Randolph.

32mins

Corner taken right-footed by Greg Tansey, clearance made by Shaun Hutchinson.

32mins

Greg Tansey takes a shot. Darren Randolph makes a save.

32mins

Richie Foran gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Keith Lasley. Darren Randolph takes the direct free kick.

31mins

Andrew Shinnie takes a shot. Save by Darren Randolph.

28mins

Foul by Josh Meekings on Stevie Hammell, free kick awarded. Ross Forbes joins the action as a substitute, replacing Stevie Hammell. Darren Randolph takes the free kick.

25mins

Shane Sutherland goes into the book for persistent infringement.

22mins

The referee shows Jamie Murphy a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

19mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Gregory Tade. Free kick taken by Darren Randolph.

19mins

Greg Tansey takes a shot. Save by Darren Randolph.

13mins

Handball by Chris Humphrey. Kenny Gillet takes the free kick.

11mins

Foul by Michael Higdon on Chris Hogg, free kick awarded. Ryan Esson takes the direct free kick.

11mins

Stevie Hammell fouled by Shane Sutherland, the ref awards a free kick. Stephen Craigan takes the free kick.

9mins

David Davis gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Keith Lasley. Free kick crossed left-footed by Stevie Hammell from right wing, Ryan Esson makes a save.

8mins

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Tom Hateley.

6mins

Corner taken by Greg Tansey from the right by-line.

4mins

David Davis finds the back of the net with a goal from outside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Inverness CT 1-0 Motherwell.

3mins

Foul by Tim Clancy on Gregory Tade, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Greg Tansey.

2mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Keith Lasley by David Davis. Shaun Hutchinson takes the direct free kick.

Match Preview

McCall to open contract talks with Hughes Motherwell manager Stuart McCall will hold talks with midfielder Stephen Hughes next week over the possibility of a short-term deal. Hughes has been training with his former club and played in a reserve game in midweek after his Norwich contract was cancelled by mutual consent earlier this month. After losing striker Bob McHugh and second-choice goalkeeper Lee Hollis to injury in the past week, to add to a long-term injury to defender Steven Saunders, McCall admits he probably has greater needs than signing a midfielder. But Hughes was instrumental in Motherwell`s success under Mark McGhee during a two-year stay with his hometown team before he departed for Norwich in 2009. The 28-year-old did not play for Norwich after undergoing ankle surgery in October last year and has not made a first-team appearance since March, when he was on loan at MK Dons. McCall, whose team face Inverness in the Clydesdale Bank Premier League on Saturday, said: "He is a good type, a good professional. He has played 60 minutes in a reserve game for us. We're going to have a little chat with him next week and we'll see. "Obviously his fitness levels aren't what they were but he is a naturally fit boy. "It's not really an area where we're desperate, it's probably our strongest area, the middle of the park. "Financially, we would have to sit down with him and I think if something would be done it would be a short-term deal, for us to have a look at him and him to have a look at us. "The budget has been spent but we'll sit down with him and see what he's looking for and just have a chat. "We thought for the first week or 10 days we would just let him get on with it and let him get his fitness levels up." Victory at bottom club Inverness will ensure Motherwell go into the visit of Celtic the following weekend above Neil Lennon's men in the SPL, but McCall again warned against complacency. "When you look at the league table it looks as if they are struggling but in their last four home games they have beaten Kilmarnock and St Mirren and haddraws with Hearts and Dunfermline," McCall said. "We already had a wake-up call because last season we went up there and probably gave our poorest performance and got beat 3-0, and it actually could have been more. "We have got to be at our best to beat anyone, but outwith the Old Firm I'm sure any manager believes they can go into any game and win, because there is nothing between the squads." McHugh will miss out after being ruled out for up to five weeks with ankle ligament damage, while Hollis faces two months out following hip surgery. Inverness striker Gregory Tade has also warned Motherwell that Caley Thistle will be going all out to win as they look to extend their promising home form. Terry Butcher`s side missed the chance to move off the bottom when Dunfermline striker Liam Buchanan scored a late penalty equaliser at the Tulloch Caledonian Stadium last weekend. But the 1-1 draw represented a fourth match unbeaten at home for Inverness and Tade is in confident mood. "It`s going to be a great game to play in," said Tade, who hit his fourth goal in the SPL against Dunfermline. "Motherwell are second in the league and flying high but this is our turf and we are going to play the way we play and even better. We are going to improve and do very well. "Even though we didn`t win last Saturday, we always approach the game in the right manner and are positive. We are going to go out to win the game. "We are unbeaten at home in four games so we are going to try to keep that record intact. "We are very confident in our own ability. We know what went wrong on Saturday, we are trying to fix it in training and we`re getting there. We can`t wait to play Motherwell." Chris Hogg returns to the Inverness squad after recovering from knee surgery but Jonny Hayes will not be involved despite being back in training following a shoulder injury.

Formation:4411Manager: Terry Butcher

Inverness CT

Formation: 433Manager: Stuart McCall

Motherwell

  • Ryan Esson
  • Ross Tokely
  • Chris Hogg
  • Josh Meekings
  • Kenny Gillet
  • Andrew Shinnie
  • David Davis
  • Greg Tansey
  • Gregory Tade
  • Shane Sutherland
  • Richie Foran
  • SUBS
  • Jonny Tuffey
  • Thomas Piermayr
  • Lee Cox
  • Johnny Hayes
  • Roman Golobart
  • Graeme Shinnie
  • Aidan Chippendale

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Match Report

Hateley late show inspires Well Tom Hateley's late winner completed a smash-and-grab win for Motherwell in their 3-2 win at bottom side Inverness. The deflected 25-yard free-kick with four minutes to go came immediately after Caley Thistle defender Chris Hogg was shown a straight red card. Inverness dominated for much of the game and broke the deadlock after three minutes when David Davis curled home before Shaun Hutchinson levelled six minutes before the break. Andrew Shinnie put Inverness back in front after 76 minutes but Keith Lasley lashed home an equaliser 60 seconds later. Hateley then got the late winner to give Motherwell a three-point cushion over Celtic in second place and kept Caley Thistle at the foot of the table. Defender Josh Meekings and forward Shane Sutherland made their first SPL starts of the season as Inverness made four changes to the side which was held to a 1-1 against Dunfermline in last week's basement battle at Tulloch Caledonian Stadium. Defenders Hogg and Kenny Gillet also came in, with Thomas Piermayr and Graeme Shinnie dropped to the bench, while David Proctor and Nick Ross failed to make the squad. Motherwell made one change to the side who settled for a goalless draw at home to Kilmarnock last time out with Hutchinson replacing Steve Jennings, who was not in the squad. The home side when ahead when Davis curled home his first for Inverness after just three minutes. Greg Tansey's free-kick was cleared to the edge of the area and the on-loan Wolves midfielder guided his 20-yard shot past Darren Randolph. Full-back Steven Hammell forced a save from Caley Thistle goalkeeper Ryan Esson as the visitors hunted an equaliser. Randolph was equal to Tansey's effort from the edge of the box as the hosts took charge. Hammell was carried off after a clash with Meekings, with replacement Ross Forbes joining the action with just over an hour to go. Shinnie was next to test Randolph with a neat turn and shot at the edge of the box after a Gregory Tade lay-off. Tade set up Tansey moments later and his rasping effort was thwarted by Randolph at full stretch. Hutchinson cashed in Motherwell's first real chance to level with a towering header from six yards after 39 minutes. The defender rose well unmarked to power home Hateley's cross. Moments later Jamie Murphy might have given the visitors the lead when his cross hit the bar and the same player flashed a shot wide in stoppage time. Davis tried his luck again from 25 yards early in the second period but Hutchinson diverted it wide. Sutherland ballooned an effort over after good work from Tade as Inverness took control once again. Tade should have made the pressure count just before the hour when he smashed an angled six-yard shot onto the crossbar after a quick one-two with Shinnie. Randolph saved from Shinnie but Caley Thistle failed to make their chances count. Tade was next to be denied by Randolph when his thunderbolt through a ruck of bodies was palmed away. It was the last contribution of the game for the French forward as he was replaced by influential midfielder Jonny Hayes, returning from a groin strain. The Irishman had an immediate impact, setting up Shinnie to restore the hosts' lead after 76 minutes when he coolly slotted a low 12-yard shot past Randolph. But Motherwell hit back a minute later when Lasley fired a rocket past Esson into the top corner from 30 yards. Inverness were reduced to 10 men when Hogg was shown a straight red by referee Crawford Allan for felling Murphy when he was through on goal with seven minutes to go. Hateley compounded the punishment by scoring directly from the resulting free-kick. The 25-yard effort was deflected past Esson to put Motherwell ahead. The visitors held on at the end when Davis' low shot went a yard wide of the target.

Form Guide

    DLLWLD
  • Inverness CT
  • VS
  • Motherwell
  • LLWWWD

Last Meetings

  • Motherwell
  • 3 - 0
  • Inverness CT
  • 23/07/2011
  • Inverness CT
  • 3 - 0
  • Motherwell
  • 05/03/2011
  • Motherwell
  • 0 - 0
  • Inverness CT
  • 15/01/2011
  • Inverness CT
  • 1 - 2
  • Motherwell
  • 06/11/2010
  • Motherwell
  • 2 - 2
  • Inverness CT
  • 13/05/2009
  • Inverness CT
  • 1 - 2
  • Motherwell
  • 28/02/2009

Top Scorers

Inverness CT

  • G Tade 4
  • G Tansey 2
  • R Foran 1
  • J Hayes 1
  • A Shinnie 1
  • N Ross 1
  • G Shinnie 1

Motherwell

  • J Murphy 4
  • M Higdon 3
  • K Lasley 2
  • S Hammell 1
  • C Humphrey 1
  • T Hateley 1
  • R McHugh 1

Goals

Inverness CT

    • Total goals 33
    • Goals per game 11
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 6 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Motherwell

    • Total goals 36
    • Goals per game 14
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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