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  • Date:10 Nov 2010
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Rugby Park
  • Gordon (33) Sammon (45)
    Sammon (51)
Goal!

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91:35 +1.35

Conor Sammon takes a shot. Save made by Tomas Cerny.

90:07 +0.07

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jim Goodwin on Harry Forrester. Manuel Pascali takes the direct free kick. Gary McDonald receives a yellow card.

88:07

Free kick awarded for a foul by Marco Paixao on Craig Bryson. Craig Bryson restarts play with the free kick.

85:45

Jamie Hamill takes a shot. Save made by Tomas Cerny.

84:29

The ball is swung over by Douglas Imrie.

83:21

Free kick awarded for a foul by James Fowler on Douglas Imrie. Direct free kick taken by Douglas Imrie. Booking for James Fowler for unsporting behaviour.

83:07

Centre by Marinho Rui Miguel.

80:08

Shot from long range by Marinho Rui Miguel misses to the right of the target.

79:13

Mehdi Taouil goes off and Harry Forrester comes on.

78:28

The ball is delivered by David Buchanan.

78:14

Mohamadou Sissoko challenges Douglas Imrie unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Douglas Imrie.

77:02

Foul by Simon Mensing on Mehdi Taouil, free kick awarded. Craig Bryson takes the free kick. The referee cautions Simon Mensing for unsporting behaviour.

75:30

Jamie Hamill takes a shot.

74:38

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jamie Hamill on Douglas Imrie. Jim Goodwin takes the free kick.

72:03

Jim Goodwin takes a shot. Save by Cameron Bell.

71:03

Gary McDonald replaces Andy Graham.

69:48

Marco Paixao gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jamie Hamill. Jamie Hamill takes the direct free kick.

68:37

Unfair challenge on Mark McLaughlin by Conor Sammon results in a free kick. Jim Goodwin takes the direct free kick.

68:02

Marco Paixao on for Flavio Paixao.

67:18

Marinho Rui Miguel replaces Alexei Eremenko.

65:25

The assistant referee flags for offside against Flavio Paixao. Free kick taken by Cameron Bell.

64:32

Flavio Paixao produces a cross, clearance by Craig Bryson.

63:46

Mehdi Taouil gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Buchanan. Free kick taken by David Buchanan.

62:52

James Fowler on for Frazer Wright.

62:42

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

61:51

Craig Bryson challenges Douglas Imrie unfairly and gives away a free kick. Douglas Imrie restarts play with the free kick.

60:14

Flavio Paixao sends in a cross.

60:03

Centre by Jonathon Routledge, Manuel Pascali manages to make a clearance.

59:37

Unfair challenge on Mark McLaughlin by Conor Sammon results in a free kick. Jim Goodwin takes the free kick.

58:26

Simon Mensing concedes a free kick for a foul on Craig Bryson. Manuel Pascali restarts play with the free kick.

57:50

The ball is crossed by Mehdi Taouil, Effort from the edge of the penalty area by Conor Sammon goes wide of the left-hand post.

57:06

The referee blows for offside. Cameron Bell takes the direct free kick.

54:36

The ball is crossed by Andy Graham.

53:57

A cross is delivered by Mehdi Taouil, Simon Mensing manages to make a clearance.

51:46

The ball is delivered by Craig Bryson, Conor Sammon finds the net with a headed goal from inside the area. Kilmarnock 3-0 Hamilton.Assist on the goal came from Craig Bryson.

50:45

Effort on goal by Alexei Eremenko from long range goes harmlessly over the bar.

50:19

Douglas Imrie challenges Mehdi Taouil unfairly and gives away a free kick. Alexei Eremenko takes the direct free kick.

49:16

A cross is delivered by Mehdi Taouil.

48:14

Foul by Douglas Imrie on Liam Kelly, free kick awarded. Jamie Hamill takes the direct free kick. Douglas Imrie receives a yellow card for dissent.

45:55

Conor Sammon fires in a goal from inside the box to the top right corner of the goal. Kilmarnock 2-0 Hamilton.

44:12

The offside flag is raised against Flavio Paixao. Cameron Bell takes the free kick.

43:01

Shot from just outside the area by Alexei Eremenko goes over the bar.

42:05

Corner taken by Alexei Eremenko played to the near post, Flavio Paixao manages to make a clearance.

41:24

Mark McLaughlin challenges Craig Bryson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mohamadou Sissoko restarts play with the free kick.

40:57

Shot by David Buchanan. Save by Cameron Bell.

38:33

Jim Goodwin receives a caution for dissent.

38:11

Damian Casalinuovo takes a shot. Save by Tomas Cerny.

37:38

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Douglas Imrie, Cameron Bell manages to make a clearance.

37:16

The ball is sent over by Liam Kelly, clearance made by Simon Mensing.

36:26

Andy Graham gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mehdi Taouil. Direct free kick taken by Alexei Eremenko.

35:38

Douglas Imrie produces a cross, Close range shot by Damian Casalinuovo goes wide of the right-hand upright.

33:17

Ben Gordon gets on the score sheet with a goal from just inside the penalty area to the top right corner of the goal. Kilmarnock 1-0 Hamilton.The assist for the goal came from Liam Kelly.

32:14

The ball is sent over by Andy Graham, Cameron Bell makes a save.

31:24

Simon Mensing takes a shot. Save by Cameron Bell.

30:53

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Flavio Paixao.

29:21

Liam Kelly gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Flavio Paixao. Douglas Imrie takes the direct free kick. Liam Kelly is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

27:58

Douglas Imrie gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Manuel Pascali. Craig Bryson takes the free kick.

24:16

Alexei Eremenko takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, David Buchanan manages to make a clearance.

24:11

Jamie Hamill sends in a cross, Mark McLaughlin gets a block in.

23:18

The ball is swung over by Ben Gordon.

22:37

Damian Casalinuovo replaces Nigel Hasselbaink.

21:26

Unfair challenge on Liam Kelly by Jonathon Routledge results in a free kick. Manuel Pascali takes the direct free kick.

19:18

Shot on goal by Nigel Hasselbaink from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

17:36

Jim Goodwin concedes a free kick for a foul on Mehdi Taouil. Manuel Pascali takes the direct free kick.

17:24

The ball is crossed by Douglas Imrie, Jamie Hamill manages to make a clearance.

16:46

Effort on goal by Mehdi Taouil from long range goes over the bar.

16:02

Centre by Flavio Paixao.

15:19

Shot by Conor Sammon. Tomas Cerny makes a save.

15:06

A cross is delivered by Liam Kelly, Mark McLaughlin makes a clearance.

14:14

A cross is delivered by Flavio Paixao.

13:12

Effort from 35 yards by Jim Goodwin went wide right of the net.

11:44

Alexei Eremenko crosses the ball, save made by Tomas Cerny.

10:52

Unfair challenge on Alexei Eremenko by Jim Goodwin results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Cameron Bell.

9:24

Foul by Nigel Hasselbaink on Jamie Hamill, free kick awarded. Cameron Bell takes the direct free kick.

6:04

A cross is delivered by David Buchanan, Manuel Pascali manages to make a clearance.

5:47

Mehdi Taouil gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jonathon Routledge. Free kick taken by Martin Canning.

5:26

Handball by David Buchanan. Mohamadou Sissoko takes the free kick.

2:50

Mehdi Taouil produces a volleyed right-footed shot from 20 yards. Tomas Cerny makes a save.

2:08

Foul by Jim Goodwin on Alexei Eremenko, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Manuel Pascali.

The ref blows the whistle to begin the match.

The referee calls an end to the first half.

The referee gets the second half started.

The final whistle is blown by the referee.

Match Preview

No changes for Killie Kilmarnock again have an unchanged squad for the Clydesdale Bank Premier League clash against Hamilton. Mixu Paataleinen has been able to choose from a settled pool of players for consecutive wins over Hearts and St Johnstone. Long-term injury absentees James Dayton and Alan Combe remain on the sidelines. Paatelainen will not allow his players to get carried away with their winning run ahead of a match against a side who subjected them to a difficult first half at New Douglas Park earlier this season. Hamilton were 2-0 ahead at half-time and had threatened on several more occasions, but Kilmarnock fought back with two goals in the last 10 minutes before almost snatching an unlikely win. Paatelainen said: "We do realise if we take this game lightly we'll get beat. Hamilton are a good team, when we played them earlier this season we were totally on the wrong end in the first half and they scored two goals. They were very sharp and all over us. "They have big strong defenders and players who can hurt us, (Nigel) Hasselbaink was tremendous that day. But we showed our spirit in the second half and scored two goals. "They will make it very difficult for us to pass the ball but hopefully our movement and sharpness of mind will allow us to do that." Manager Billy Reid has no fresh injury worries for Hamilton. Alex Neil will miss out again after Reid was advised to rest him as a precautionary measure. The Accies skipper returned from a summer hip operation as a substitute against Motherwell but missed Saturday's game against Dundee United and has been withdrawn on the advice of the Hamilton physiotherapist. Reid believes his side will face the "most refreshing team in Scotland". The Ayrshire club had a difficult start to the season under new boss Mixu Paatelainen but have clicked in their last two SPL matches with 3-0 wins away to both Hearts and St Johnstone. Accies boss Reid was unstinting in his praise for Killie, claiming that they remind him of his own team at their best. "They are absolutely brilliant," he told Press Association Sport. "I love the way they are playing. I think they are the most refreshing team in Scotland. "They have a belief in what they are doing, like at this club. They have good players in the right areas of the park who are playing with confidence. "They have flair and they are working really hard when they don't have the ball. They pass the ball from the back, they are patient and suck teams in."

Formation:433Manager: Mixu Paatelainen

Kilmarnock

Formation: 352Manager: Billy Reid

Hamilton

  • Cameron Bell
  • Jamie Hamill
  • Mohamadou Sissoko
  • Frazer Wright
  • Ben Gordon
  • Manuel Pascali
  • Alexei Eremenko
  • Craig Bryson
  • Liam Kelly
  • Conor Sammon
  • Mehdi Taouil
  • SUBS
  • Kyle Letheren
  • Tim Clancy
  • Garry Hay
  • James Fowler
  • Marinho Rui Miguel
  • Daniele Invincibile
  • Harry Forrester

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Match Report

Killie batter Hamilton Kilmarnock gave their home support a powerful demonstration of the kind of goalscoring form they have been showing on their travels as they thumped Hamilton 3-0 at Rugby Park. The prolific Ayrshire outfit had claimed consecutive 3-0 away victories at both Hearts and St Johnstone, but St Mirren were the only team they had previously beaten at home in the Premier League this term back on September 11. That all changed as, after Ben Gordon had given them a 34th-minute lead with his first goal for the club, the home side upped a gear in the second-half to drive home their superiority and take the game away from Hamilton. Conor Sammon led the way with a brace, first seizing on some slack Hamilton defending to net 52 seconds after the restart, before he headed in a second after 52 minutes for that now familiar 3-0 scoreline. It was no surprise to see Kilmarnock put out an unchanged team, but Hamilton did make a change in attack, Nigel Hasselbaink restored to the starting line-up for the benched Marco Paixao. Mehdi Taouil had the first effort of the game as the ball landed kindly for him from a Manuel Pascali free kick, but his driven effort from long range was held with relative ease by Tomas Cerny in the Hamilton goal. Kilmarnock frontman Sammon turned Martin Canning brilliantly after 16 minutes, but again the eventual finish was disappointing, a weak hit straight at Cerny. A dreadful Taouil pass straight to his opponent Dougie Imrie created the best of the early chances, as the midfielder put Hasselbaink through, but he blazed over the bar. Hamilton were forced into a 24th-minute switch when Hasselbaink, suffering an apparent hamstring injury, limped off to be replaced by Damian Casalinuovo. Sammon battled his way beyond Martin Canning after 29 minutes only for Cerny to dive to his feet and claim right on the edge of the penalty box amid Kilmarnock protests he had handled the ball outside of the area. Liam Kelly collected the match's first caution for a foul on Paixao and from the resulting Hamilton free-kick, a fierce Imrie strike deflected wide off the Kilmarnock defensive wall. The home team moved ahead in the 34th minute when Ben Gordon, on loan at Kilmarnock from Chelsea, stepped inside a Canning challenge and curled the ball expertly past Cerny. Hamilton should have levelled when after fine set-up play from Imrie on the left, Casalinuovo slid in at the far post, but could only direct his effort over the bar. Kilmarnock continued to press before the interval and came close to a second goal when Alexei Eremenko sent a swerving shot just over the bar. Kilmarnock doubled their lead within a minute of the restart when Mark McLaughlin and Canning both failed to head clear, allowing Sammon in behind them to score. Eremenko was his usual confident self in midfield and the Finn almost surprised Cerny with an audacious long-range chip that only just cleared the crossbar with the goalkeeper backtracking. It was 3-0 to Kilmarnock in the 52nd minute when Bryson's searching cross from the left found the leaping Sammon and his firm header beat the diving Cerny. Sammon was seeking a hat-trick now and might have got it on the hour mark when Hamilton were unable to deal with a Taouil cross, but the striker shot wide this time. Kilmarnock were playing some fluent football now and might have claimed a fourth goal had Taouil been more precise with his volleyed finish after a move he started himself in his own half. With victory seemingly not in doubt, Kilmarnock began to make some changes, withdrawing Frazer Wright and Eremenko with the weekend trip to Dundee United in mind. Jamie Hamill advanced from right-back to send a spinning shot over the reach of Cerny and onto the top of the crossbar in the 77th minute as the home team remained dominant.

Form Guide

    DLLLWW
  • Kilmarnock
  • VS
  • Hamilton
  • DLDLWL

Last Meetings

  • Hamilton
  • 2 - 2
  • Kilmarnock
  • 25/09/2010
  • Hamilton
  • 3 - 0
  • Kilmarnock
  • 17/04/2010
  • Kilmarnock
  • 1 - 2
  • Hamilton
  • 24/03/2010
  • Hamilton
  • 0 - 0
  • Kilmarnock
  • 26/01/2010
  • Kilmarnock
  • 3 - 0
  • Hamilton
  • 15/08/2009
  • Hamilton
  • 2 - 1
  • Kilmarnock
  • 02/05/2009

Top Scorers

Kilmarnock

  • C Sammon 5
  • A Eremenko 2
  • F Wright 1
  • MR Rui Miguel 1
  • J Hamill 1
  • J Dayton 1
  • DM Silva 1
  • L Kelly 1

Hamilton

  • N Hasselbaink 2
  • M McLaughlin 1
  • D Imrie 1
  • J Routledge 1
  • M Paixao 1
  • F Paixao 1

Goals

Kilmarnock

    • Total goals 30
    • Goals per game 16
  • 2 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) Period 81-90 mins

Hamilton

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

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