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  • Date:17 Aug 2013
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Tulloch Caledonian Stadium
  • Attendance:3,031
  • Foran (3) Foran (3)
    McKay (35) McKay (35)
Goal!

Live Commentary

91:38 +1.38

The offside flag is raised against Torbjorn Agdestein.

89:21

Aaron Doran leaves the field to be replaced by Danny Williams.

85:05

The assistant referee flags for offside against John Sutton.

82:26

Dean Brill restarts play with the free kick.

81:52

Liam Polworth replaces James Vincent.

81:35

Free kick awarded for a foul by Zaine Francis-Angol on Ross Draper.

80:24

Dean Brill restarts play with the free kick.

79:45

Unfair challenge on Graeme Shinnie by Iain Vigurs results in a free kick.

78:45

Dean Brill takes the free kick.

78:35

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James Vincent by Iain Vigurs.

78:17

Free kick taken by Shaun Hutchinson.

78:12

Free kick awarded for a foul by Billy McKay on Shaun Hutchinson.

76:20

Shot by Aaron Doran. Lee Hollis parries the effort to safety.

72:25

Josh Meekings makes a clearance.

70:34

Simon Ramsden crosses the ball.

69:47

Graeme Shinnie sends in a cross.

69:17

Chance falls to Shaun Hutchinson who heads at goal.

68:52

Corner taken by Keith Lasley from the left by-line.

65:22

Zaine Francis-Angol is brought on as a substitute for James McFadden.

63:23

Header by Billy McKay goes harmlessly over the bar.

63:19

The ball is sent over by David Raven.

60:17

A cross is delivered by Simon Ramsden.

60:05

Iain Vigurs has an effort at goal.

58:44

John Sutton has an effort at goal and missed to the right of the target.

57:08

Centre by Nick Ross.

56:03

Corner taken by Iain Vigurs.

55:46

The ball is delivered by Steven Hammell.

54:00

Steven Hammell restarts play with the free kick.

53:51

Josh Meekings is booked.

53:28

Free kick awarded for a foul by Josh Meekings on Stephen McManus.

51:14

Henri Anier takes a shot.

49:57

Aaron Doran restarts play with the free kick.

47:21

Dean Brill takes the free kick.

46:55

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Raven by Henri Anier.

45:01

Henri Anier is brought on as a substitute for Robert McHugh.

45:01

Paul Lawson goes off and Stuart Carswell comes on.

44:58

Iain Vigurs restarts play with the free kick.

44:52

Richie Foran challenges Robert McHugh unfairly and gives away a free kick.

43:13

Iain Vigurs restarts play with the free kick.

42:59

Graeme Shinnie receives a caution.

42:53

Foul by Graeme Shinnie on James McFadden, free kick awarded.

41:48

Shot by James Vincent cleared the crossbar.

41:14

Dean Brill takes the free kick.

41:01

John Sutton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gary Warren.

39:50

John Sutton heads at goal. Dean Brill safely holds on.

39:44

The ball is crossed by James McFadden.

37:44

Shaun Hutchinson takes a shot and went wide right of the goal.

37:21

Free kick taken by Iain Vigurs.

37:00

Josh Meekings challenges John Sutton unfairly and gives away a free kick.

35:10

Billy McKay scores with a right foot finish. Inverness CT 2-0 Motherwell.The assist for the goal came from David Raven.

33:02

Free kick taken by Steven Hammell.

32:55

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

30:38

Shot by Robert McHugh cleared the crossbar.

28:52

Simon Ramsden takes the free kick.

28:16

Foul by Ross Draper on James McFadden, free kick awarded.

27:55

Graeme Shinnie concedes a free kick for a foul on James McFadden.

27:15

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

26:44

Billy McKay is caught offside.

22:05

Ross Draper gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stephen McManus.

15:47

Corner taken by Iain Vigurs.

14:51

Shot by David Raven went wide right of the net.

14:14

Richie Foran crosses the ball.

11:41

Free kick crossed by David Raven.

11:36

Iain Vigurs concedes a free kick for a foul on Aaron Doran.

10:52

Corner taken by Iain Vigurs from the .

10:19

Shot by Keith Lasley. Dean Brill parries the effort to safety.

9:37

Shot by Aaron Doran missed to the left of the target.

7:21

Dean Brill takes the free kick.

7:13

James McFadden concedes a free kick for a foul on Graeme Shinnie.

4:39

Corner taken by Graeme Shinnie.

4:10

James Vincent takes the chance to get an effort at goal.

2:50

Graeme Shinnie restarts play with the free kick. Richie Foran scores a headed goal. Inverness CT 1-0 Motherwell.Assist on the goal came from Graeme Shinnie.

2:42

Free kick awarded for a foul by Keith Lasley on Ross Draper.

Match Preview

Defences hold key - Foran Inverness captain Richie Foran believes defence could be key to victory when his side welcomes Motherwell in the Scottish Premiership on Saturday. The Fir Park side scored 12 goals and conceded only two in the first three games between the teams last season to take nine points, although Terry Butcher's men won 4-3 in the last meeting of the campaign. Inverness began this season with a 3-0 home win over St Mirren, followed it up with a 1-0 victory at Dundee United and sit at thetop of the table on goal difference over Aberdeen. However, former Well forward Foran revealed a little trepidation as he looked forward to the visit of the Steelmen. He said: "It has been a very positive start, four goals and two clean sheets but we are keeping our feet on the ground. "Motherwell more or less battered us three games out of four last year so they are a tough side to play against. "They have lost a bit of pace and big Michael Higdon is a big loss for them although they brought in some good replacements. "We will probably be favourites which we don't mind so we are looking forward to getting three out of three. "But you have that little worry that they can put four or five past us and Motherwell players will have it as well, that we can do the same to them. "There are a lot of creative players on show. "So I think it is a game where you really need your defence to be on top. The main thing is to get the defence on form to keep the goals at bay." Butcher is trying to forget last season's punishing defeats against his former club but expects a response from Stuart McCall's side following their 3-1 home loss to Aberdeen last week. Stevie Hammell is convinced a new-look Motherwell team will bounce back quickly from their home defeat by Aberdeen. Motherwell travel to face an Inverness side who have won both of their Scottish Premiership games without conceding a goal on the back of a 3-1 loss that came two days after they returned from their Europa League trip to Russia. Manager Stuart McCall claimed after the game that they would bounce back and was comfortable with people writing his team off after they lost regular starters Michael Higdon, Henrik Ojamaa, Chris Humphrey, Tom Hateley, Darren Randolph and Nicky Law this summer. Hammell, who has made 468 appearances for Motherwell, has seen plenty of changes at Fir Park over the years and he is confident they will adapt. The 31-year-old left-back said: "The changes this year have been a bit more drastic than previous years, this season pretty much six of the starting XI has changed. "It might take a bit more time to click and play a different style of football but the players we have got in are high quality. "It won't be long before we are back to our best. "If you've got good players then you are going to cause other teams problems. The style of play might be a little bit different but it can still be effective. "The players we have got are enough to cause any team in this league problems." Hammell, who was in the Scotland squad that faced England in midweek, added: "We put pressure on ourselves to get back to winning ways. "Teams have been wanting to beat us for a few years, we've been up there and used to that. "We have just got on with our own thing in here and not really worried about that. "We have just concentrated on ourselves and not worried about that and it has worked for us, and that's what we'll look to do this season." McCall remains on the lookout for a right winger with pace to replace Humphrey. "We've got another lad in on trial at the moment and the under-21s league in England kicks off next and there are a couple of players I want to have a look at," he said. "I would imagine it would be a loanee from down south but there might be somebody out there who fancies coming and putting themselves in the shop window."

Formation:4411Manager: Terry Butcher

Inverness CT

Formation: 4231Manager: Stuart McCall

Motherwell

  • Dean Brill
  • David Raven
  • Gary Warren
  • Josh Meekings
  • Graeme Shinnie
  • Aaron Doran
  • Ross Draper
  • Richie Foran
  • Nick Ross
  • Billy McKay
  • James Vincent
  • SUBS
  • Ryan Esson
  • Daniel Devine
  • Ben Greenhalgh
  • Danny Williams
  • Liam Polworth
  • Conor Pepper
  • Torbjorn Agdestein

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