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  • Date:24 Aug 2013
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Rugby Park
  • Attendance:3,807
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92:41 +2.41

Barry Nicholson takes the free kick.

92:31 +2.31

Mark O'Hara fouled by Owain Tudur Jones, the ref awards a free kick.

89:12

Tom Taiwo leaves the field to be replaced by Dean Horribine.

88:11

(Kilmarnock) makes a substitution, with Chris Johnston coming on for James Fowler.

87:24

Sam Stanton decides to take a short corner.

85:48

William Gros takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the goal.

83:54

(Hibernian) makes a substitution, with Sam Stanton coming on for Rowan Vine.

79:39

Liam Craig scores a right footed goal. Kilmarnock 1-2 Hibernian.Assist on the goal came from Lewis Stevenson.

78:55

Jackson Irvine restarts play with the free kick.

78:05

Rowan Vine is caught offside.

76:37

William Gros replaces Paul Heffernan.

76:06

James Collins leaves the field to be replaced by Ross Caldwell.

75:42

Free kick taken by Ben Williams.

75:14

Danny Handling booked for dissent.

75:06

The referee shows Mark O'Hara a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

74:09

Owain Tudur Jones heads at goal. Craig Samson catches the ball.

74:01

Corner from the left by-line taken by Liam Craig.

73:32

Owain Tudur Jones takes a shot.

70:56

Liam Craig takes the free kick.

69:36

James Fowler concedes a free kick for a foul on James Collins.

68:05

James Fowler takes a shot. Ben Williams safely holds on.

65:00

Shot by Darren Barr went wide left of the goal.

64:25

Shot by Mark Stewart. Ben Williams turns it away with a finger tip save.

63:51

Craig Samson restarts play with the free kick.

63:31

Tom Taiwo concedes a free kick for a foul on James Fowler.

60:14

Centre by Sean Clohessy.

58:59

Rabiu Ibrahim has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the net.

56:37

The assistant referee signals for offside against Mark Stewart.

51:59

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

51:14

Craig Samson takes the free kick.

50:44

Booking for Rowan Vine.

50:34

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sean Clohessy by Rowan Vine.

49:51

Ben Williams takes the free kick.

49:36

Foul by Jeroen Tesselaar on Rowan Vine, free kick awarded.

48:59

Corner taken by Barry Nicholson from the left by-line.

46:20

The ball is crossed by Rowan Vine. Liam Craig heads the ball into the goal. Kilmarnock 1-1 Hibernian.The assist for the goal came from Rowan Vine.

43:11

Liam Craig restarts play with the free kick.

39:13

Centre by Barry Nicholson.

35:56

Liam Craig takes the free kick.

34:28

Danny Handling produces a cross.

33:27

Free kick crossed by Barry Nicholson.

33:03

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Barry Nicholson by Tom Taiwo.

32:04

Free kick crossed by Liam Craig.

31:47

James Fowler challenges James Collins unfairly and gives away a free kick.

29:49

Darren Barr takes the free kick.

29:06

Mark Stewart is ruled offside.

22:08

Barry Nicholson scores with a right foot finish. Kilmarnock 1-0 Hibernian.

22:08

Barry Nicholson scores a right footed goal. Kilmarnock 1-0 Hibernian.The assist for the goal came from Paul Heffernan.

20:55

Darren Barr takes the free kick.

20:43

Tom Taiwo concedes a free kick for a foul on James Fowler.

19:06

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

17:44

Corner taken by Liam Craig from the left by-line.

15:40

Paul Hanlon takes the free kick.

10:25

Sean Clohessy restarts play with the free kick.

8:27

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

6:18

Craig Samson restarts play with the free kick.

1:22

Free kick taken by Michael Nelson.

1:03

James Collins fouled by Jeroen Tesselaar, the ref awards a free kick.

Match Preview

Samson craving first win Kilmarnock goalkeeper Craig Samson insists his side will be going all out to record their first win of the season against Hibernian. After losing to Aberdeen on the opening day, Killie have responded with draws against St Johnstone and St Mirren and Samson believes they are going in the right direction. "We were disappointing on the opening day against Aberdeen but the last two games have been good," Samson said. "We are looking for three points against Hibs." Samson is relishing the chance to pass on his experience to the young Kilmarnock goalkeepers who are following in his footsteps. Samson returned to Rugby Park this summer after eight years away with the likes of Dundee United, Ross County, Hereford, Ayr and, most recently, St Mirren. The 29-year-old only made one first-team appearance in his first spell at the club but his Rugby Park education set him up for a career that has included Scotland recognition, most recently when he was named in the squad to face Belgium and Macedonia next month. And Samson is keen to pass on his knowledge to the latest crop of Killie keepers. Samson said: "It's a bit different coming back here having played games. "If I can pass on my knowledge to any of the young goalkeepers then I'd be delighted to do that "There is a lot of talented youngsters here. When I was here before, Gordon Marshall, Colin Meldrum and Jim Stewart were brilliant for me and set me up in my career." Killie striker Kris Boyd begins a two-match ban, but Barry Nicholson and Mark Stewart are set for their home debuts after signing in the build-up to the St Mirren Park draw. Hibernian goalkeeper Ben Williams insists discipline is not an issue within the Easter Road squad following Kevin Thomson's red card last Saturday. The Scotland international was sent off along with Dundee United's Gavin Gunning in the 1-1 draw with the Arabs after he reacted furiously to the Englishman's high tackle. Hibs were told on Thursday than the former Rangers man would be banned for two games after an appeal against the dismissal was rejected by the Scottish Football Association. Williams accepts the suspension is the last thing under-pressure Hibs boss Pat Fenlon needs following their nightmare start to the season but the Englishman insists Thomson's reaction was not a sign of an out-of-control dressing room and instead a reflection of a dangerous tackle that left the player badly marked afterwards. He told Press Association Sport: "Losing Kevin is a big blow. We have got a fantastic squad and have got people who can come in to his position but with the start we have had, he's probably been our stand-out player. His quality has really shown and we are starting to see a fit Kevin Thomson and how he runs the game. "Whether the manager spoke to him is between the two of them. But I spoke to Kevin at the time on the pitch and he didn't think it was a sending off. He reacted to the tackle but he didn't make any contact with the lad and that's why the club appealed. "Discipline is important in any game. Maybe now that we are in a position that we really need to get results we need to keep 11 men on the park. But my view is that Kevin has been really unlucky." Skipper James McPake is nearing a return to fitness from his back injury but is still not ready to play while Alex Harris and Paul Cairney (both ankle) are ruled out for the long term. Knocks to Liam Craig and Scott Robertson mean both midfielders are doubts for the game.

Formation:442Manager: Allan Johnston

Kilmarnock

Formation: 442Manager: Pat Fenlon

Hibernian

  • Craig Samson
  • Sean Clohessy
  • Darren Barr
  • Mark O'Hara
  • Jeroen Tesselaar
  • Barry Nicholson
  • Jackson Irvine
  • James Fowler
  • Rabiu Ibrahim
  • Mark Stewart
  • Paul Heffernan
  • SUBS
  • Chris Johnston
  • William Gros
  • Antonio Reguero
  • Rory McKeown
  • Gary Fisher
  • Craig Slater
  • Manuel Pascali

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Match Report

Form Guide

    LDD
  • Kilmarnock
  • VS
  • Hibernian
  • LLD

Last Meetings

  • Kilmarnock
  • 1 - 3
  • Hibernian
  • 15/05/2013
  • Hibernian
  • 2 - 2
  • Kilmarnock
  • 27/02/2013
  • Kilmarnock
  • 1 - 1
  • Hibernian
  • 23/12/2012
  • Hibernian
  • 2 - 1
  • Kilmarnock
  • 15/09/2012
  • Hibernian
  • 0 - 1
  • Kilmarnock
  • 22/04/2012
  • Kilmarnock
  • 1 - 3
  • Hibernian
  • 25/02/2012

Top Scorers

Kilmarnock

  • K Boyd 2

Hibernian

  • S Robertson 1

Goals

Kilmarnock

    • Total goals 3
    • Goals per game 1
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins

Hibernian

    • Total goals 3
    • Goals per game 1
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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