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  • Date:05 Jan 2014
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Rugby Park
  • Attendance:4,073
  • Reynolds (82) Reynolds (82)
Goal!

Live Commentary

The referee blows the whistle to end the game.

93:13 +3.13

Josh Magennis fouled by Manuel Pascali, the ref awards a free kick.

92:25 +2.25

Foul by Sammy Clingan on Niall McGinn, free kick awarded.

91:25 +1.25

Craig Samson restarts play with the free kick.

91:14 +1.14

Nicky Low is sent off.

91:07 +1.07

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jeroen Tesselaar by Nicky Low.

90:02 +0.02

Sammy Clingan crosses the ball in from the free kick.

89:44

Michael Hector gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Barry Nicholson.

88:47

Free kick taken by Craig Samson.

88:36

Josh Magennis challenges Sean Clohessy unfairly and gives away a free kick.

87:45

Joe Shaughnessy comes on in place of Peter Pawlett.

85:32

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Niall McGinn by Michael Gardyne.

85:05

Barry Robson restarts play with the free kick.

84:53

Michael Gardyne on for Rory McKenzie.

84:31

Foul by Manuel Pascali on Josh Magennis, free kick awarded.

82:59

Barry Nicholson fouled by Michael Hector, the ref awards a free kick.

81:51

Corner taken by Niall McGinn. Mark Reynolds scores with a right foot finish. Kilmarnock 0-1 Aberdeen.

81:51

Corner taken by Niall McGinn from the left by-line. Mark Reynolds scores a right footed goal. Kilmarnock 0-1 Aberdeen.Niall McGinn provided the assist for the goal.

80:55

Kris Boyd is caught offside.

79:52

Craig Slater goes into the book for unsporting behaviour.

76:42

Kris Boyd manages to make a clearance.

75:33

Header at goal by Kris Boyd. Jamie Langfield safely holds on.

75:10

Corner taken by Sammy Clingan.

74:24

Shot by Sammy Clingan. Jamie Langfield parries the effort to safety.

72:52

Sammy Clingan restarts play with the free kick.

72:25

Josh Magennis concedes a free kick for a foul on Lee Ashcroft.

72:02

Russell Anderson restarts play with the free kick.

71:56

Robbie Muirhead concedes a free kick for a foul on Peter Pawlett.

71:20

Nicky Low on for Jonny Hayes.

70:56

Josh Magennis is brought on as a substitute for Scott Vernon.

68:20

Barry Robson challenges Rory McKenzie unfairly and gives away a free kick.

68:10

Free kick crossed by Barry Robson.

68:04

Barry Nicholson on for Chris Johnston.

67:37

The referee cautions Rory McKenzie for unsporting behaviour.

67:24

Rory McKenzie challenges Jonny Hayes unfairly and gives away a free kick.

64:48

Corner taken by Barry Robson from the right by-line.

63:40

Free kick taken by Jamie Langfield.

63:36

Foul by Chris Johnston on Russell Anderson, free kick awarded.

62:18

Russell Anderson restarts play with the free kick.

62:09

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Scott Vernon by Manuel Pascali.

59:43

Jamie Langfield takes the free kick.

59:35

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Russell Anderson by Chris Johnston.

59:05

Shot on goal comes in from Sammy Clingan from the free kick. Jamie Langfield parries the ball away.

58:17

Russell Anderson is given a yellow card.

58:06

Unfair challenge on Chris Johnston by Russell Anderson results in a free kick.

57:32

Russell Anderson restarts play with the free kick.

55:43

The ball is delivered by Peter Pawlett.

53:36

Clearance by Sammy Clingan.

52:47

Shot by Peter Pawlett. Craig Samson parries the ball away.

51:13

The ball is delivered by Willo Flood.

50:44

Ryan Jack takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Craig Samson parries the ball away.

50:11

Corner taken by Barry Robson.

48:07

Niall McGinn takes a shot and missed to the right of the target.

46:49

The ball is swung over by Sean Clohessy.

The match restarts for the second half.

It is the end of the first-half.

45:09 +0.09

Jonny Hayes delivers the ball.

44:16

Manuel Pascali makes a clearance.

42:35

Peter Pawlett is penalised for a handball.

41:33

Shot by Robbie Muirhead missed to the left of the net.

39:43

Sammy Clingan takes the free kick.

39:13

Jonny Hayes challenges Rory McKenzie unfairly and gives away a free kick.

38:42

Niall McGinn takes the free kick.

38:28

The referee gives a free kick against Robbie Muirhead for handball.

37:10

Manuel Pascali restarts play with the free kick.

36:42

Kris Boyd fouled by Willo Flood, the ref awards a free kick.

34:35

Russell Anderson makes a clearance.

31:31

Clearance by Michael Hector.

30:55

Unfair challenge on Craig Slater by Willo Flood results in a free kick.

30:32

Sammy Clingan restarts play with the free kick.

30:08

Unfair challenge on Robbie Muirhead by Russell Anderson results in a free kick.

28:46

Sammy Clingan restarts play with the free kick.

28:37

Free kick awarded for a foul by Scott Vernon on Sammy Clingan.

27:12

Corner from the right by-line taken by Barry Robson.

22:28

Sammy Clingan takes the free kick.

22:13

Barry Robson concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Johnston.

18:23

Centre by Michael Hector.

16:10

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jonny Hayes on Rory McKenzie.

15:24

Kris Boyd takes a shot. Jamie Langfield parries the effort to safety.

14:21

Ryan Jack takes a shot and strikes the bar.

13:40

Sammy Clingan takes the free kick.

13:30

Foul by Peter Pawlett on Sammy Clingan, free kick awarded.

12:08

Jamie Langfield takes the free kick.

11:45

Foul by Kris Boyd on Mark Reynolds, free kick awarded.

9:36

Free kick awarded for a foul by Manuel Pascali on Mark Reynolds.

9:13

Corner taken by Sammy Clingan from the left by-line.

4:34

Kris Boyd concedes a free kick for a foul on Russell Anderson.

4:23

Craig Samson takes the free kick.

4:11

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sean Clohessy by Peter Pawlett.

3:10

Michael Hector restarts play with the free kick.

2:55

Jeroen Tesselaar concedes a free kick for a foul on Barry Robson.

1:12

Niall McGinn takes a shot and went wide left of the target.

The referee gets the game underway.

Match Preview

Johnston confident of beating Dons Kilmarnock boss Allan Johnston expects Aberdeen to be fighting it out for a European slot come the end of the season - but reckons his on-form side can beat them on Sunday. Both teams started 2014 with last-gasp victories after Dons midfielder Peter Pawlett struck in stoppage time on New Year's Day against Dundee United, while Kris Boyd's sixth goal in six games killed off St Mirren 24 hours later. The Rugby Park outfit's 2-1 win over Danny Lennon's side mean they end the festive period having collected nine points from a possible 12. They now sit eighth in the Scottish Premiership but are still 17 points behind the third-placed Pittodrie side, who visit Ayrshire next. Johnston reckons the side bossed by Derek McInnes will not drop any lower than their current slot by the time the Europa League places are decided in May. But he has backed his players to take another big scalp after recovering from their slow start to the campaign. The Killie manager said: "I was at Aberdeen's game against Dundee United the other day and they are a top team. You have seen that from the start of the season. 'They are going to be up there in second or third with the quality of squad they have got. "We know how much of a challenge it will be and we'll have to be at our very best. But we can take a lot of credit for our performance against St Mirren and we will welcome them here believing we can beat them." Aberdeen captain Russell Anderson has revealed the players are enjoying the expectation levels at the club rather than viewing them as a burden. With Motherwell's game against Inverness postponed because of a waterlogged Fir Park pitch, the Dons will move into second place. Anderson is comfortable with the pressure that brings - and he pointed to their late comeback victory over Dundee United at a sold-out Tannadice on New Year's Day as evidence of how they are handling the fans' demands. The defender said: "I think (Wednesday) would have been an ideal example if we wouldn't have been able to handle it - we could well have buckled after going a goal down. "I don't think the players really feel that pressure. "If there is a pressure I'd rather it was that kind of pressure than the pressure you face when you are down the bottom end of the league and trying to make the top six or you are struggling from game to game trying to get a victory here and there. "At this moment in time we can't wait for the games to come around quick enough and you'd much rather be in that camp than the other one." Aberdeen look destined to end a four-year run of finishing in the bottom six, but they fell away after a promising start last season and Anderson knows they cannot rest on their laurels. He said: "It's about consistency now - it's about doing it again. Over the course of the season I think we have been consistent but we are only halfway through it. "You don't get anything for how the league looks at this moment in time. It's what happens when the season finishes in May. "So we have to be consistent, we have to go to the next game and try and win that one which will be equally as hard, a game against Kilmarnock down there."

Formation:4231Manager: Allan Johnston

Kilmarnock

Formation: 4141Manager: Derek McInnes

Aberdeen

  • Craig Samson
  • Sean Clohessy
  • Lee Ashcroft
  • Manuel Pascali
  • Jeroen Tesselaar
  • Craig Slater
  • Sammy Clingan
  • Rory McKenzie
  • Robbie Muirhead
  • Chris Johnston
  • Kris Boyd
  • SUBS
  • Barry Nicholson
  • William Gros
  • Antonio Reguero
  • Jude Winchester
  • Rory McKeown
  • Michael Gardyne
  • Mark O'Hara

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Match Report

Form Guide

    WLWWLW
  • Kilmarnock
  • VS
  • Aberdeen
  • WWWLWW

Last Meetings

  • Aberdeen
  • 1 - 0
  • Kilmarnock
  • 03/08/2013
  • Aberdeen
  • 1 - 0
  • Kilmarnock
  • 27/04/2013
  • Kilmarnock
  • 1 - 1
  • Aberdeen
  • 23/02/2013
  • Aberdeen
  • 0 - 2
  • Kilmarnock
  • 15/12/2012
  • Kilmarnock
  • 1 - 3
  • Aberdeen
  • 06/10/2012
  • Kilmarnock
  • 1 - 1
  • Aberdeen
  • 05/05/2012

Top Scorers

Kilmarnock

  • K Boyd 12
  • C Johnston 3
  • B Nicholson 2
  • S Clohessy 2
  • R McKenzie 2
  • S Clingan 1
  • D Barr 1
  • J Irvine 1

Aberdeen

  • N McGinn 6
  • P Pawlett 5
  • CM Zola 3
  • S Vernon 3
  • B Robson 2
  • W Flood 1
  • J Hayes 1
  • M Reynolds 1
  • J Magennis 1
  • G Wylde 1
  • N Low 1

Goals

Kilmarnock

    • Total goals 56
    • Goals per game 24
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 7 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Aberdeen

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

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