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  • Date:30 Jul 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Rugby Park
  • Attendance:4,867
Goal!

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92:04 +2.04

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by David Silva.

91:48 +1.48

Centre by James Dayton, Darren Randolph makes a clearance.

88:47

The ball is crossed by David Silva, clearance made by Nicky Law.

87:19

Robert McHugh is caught offside. Zdenek Kroca restarts play with the free kick.

86:52

The ball is crossed by James Dayton, clearance by Stephen Craigan.

85:34

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Dean Shiels, Darren Randolph makes a save.

85:02

The ball is swung over by James Dayton.

78:35

David Silva takes a shot. Save by Darren Randolph.

76:03

Foul by Ryan O'Leary on Jamie Murphy, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed by Stephen Craigan.

74:30

Paul Heffernan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stephen Craigan. Direct free kick taken by Stephen Craigan.

73:46

Dean Shiels is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Darren Randolph.

73:09

Dean Shiels on for Liam Kelly.

72:32

The ball is sent over by Danny Buijs, save by Darren Randolph.

68:43

James Dayton takes the outswinging corner, clearance by Keith Lasley.

66:02

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Stevie Hammell from the right by-line, Shaun Hutchinson challenges Zdenek Kroca unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Cameron Bell.

65:17

Unfair challenge on Tom Hateley by Danny Buijs results in a free kick. Tom Hateley crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, save made by Cameron Bell.

64:50

Corner from the left by-line taken by Tom Hateley, clearance by David Silva.

64:21

Nicky Law takes a shot. Blocked by Zdenek Kroca.

62:35

James Dayton produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.

61:40

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ryan O'Leary by Jamie Murphy. Cameron Bell restarts play with the free kick.

59:04

Paul Heffernan on for Ben Hutchinson.

58:23

Gary Harkins goes off and David Silva comes on.

57:01

Stevie Hammell takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, comfortable save by Cameron Bell.

55:00

Danny Buijs has an effort at goal from outside the penalty area which goes wide right of the goal.

50:08

Stevie Hammell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on James Dayton. James Dayton produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick, save by Darren Randolph.

48:37

Shaun Hutchinson fouled by Gary Harkins, the ref awards a free kick. Darren Randolph takes the free kick.

45:51

Corner taken by Stevie Hammell, clearance made by Cameron Bell.

45:34

Steve Jennings takes a shot. Cameron Bell makes a save.

43:54

Corner taken by Stevie Hammell, Shaun Hutchinson challenges Zdenek Kroca unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Cameron Bell.

43:33

Robert McHugh takes a shot. Save by Cameron Bell.

41:36

Corner taken left-footed by Stevie Hammell from the right by-line, Stephen Craigan produces a header from close range which goes wide of the left-hand post.

40:06

James Dayton produces a left-footed shot from just outside the area that goes wide left of the goal.

39:30

Jamie Murphy is ruled offside. Direct free kick taken by Manuel Pascali.

35:25

Corner from the right by-line taken by Stevie Hammell, Cameron Bell makes a clearance.

35:19

The ball is crossed by Nicky Law, blocked by James Fowler.

33:27

Tom Hateley takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Zdenek Kroca.

28:49

James Dayton takes a shot. Save by Darren Randolph.

27:34

Corner taken left-footed by Stevie Hammell from the right by-line to the near post, Ben Hutchinson makes a clearance.

26:26

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Liam Kelly, Header from deep inside the area by Zdenek Kroca goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

25:07

The ball is crossed by Tom Hateley.

21:18

Corner from the left by-line taken by James Dayton, Ryan O'Leary gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nicky Law. Free kick taken by Darren Randolph.

21:13

Rory McKeown sends in a cross, Chris Humphrey gets a block in.

18:20

The ball is sent over by Chris Humphrey, Zdenek Kroca manages to make a clearance.

17:44

The ball is crossed by Stevie Hammell, Rory McKeown makes a clearance.

14:37

Liam Kelly takes a shot. Save by Darren Randolph.

12:52

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Stevie Hammell from the right by-line, Close range headed effort by Shaun Hutchinson clears the crossbar.

12:25

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Stevie Hammell, Ben Hutchinson makes a clearance.

12:03

Inswinging corner taken by Stevie Hammell, Ryan O'Leary manages to make a clearance.

11:29

Stevie Hammell takes the inswinging corner, Ryan O'Leary makes a clearance.

11:11

Chris Humphrey delivers the ball, blocked by Zdenek Kroca.

10:14

Corner taken short by Stevie Hammell.

9:57

Nicky Law sends in a cross, Rory McKeown gets a block in.

9:21

Centre by Tom Hateley, Rory McKeown gets a block in.

8:18

Gary Harkins has shot on goal from just outside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

6:00

Corner taken left-footed by James Dayton, Stephen Craigan makes a clearance.

5:32

Corner taken short by Liam Kelly.

4:46

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James Dayton by Stevie Hammell. Strike on goal comes in from James Dayton from the free kick, blocked by Shaun Hutchinson.

3:25

Free kick awarded for a foul by Stevie Hammell on James Dayton. The free kick is delivered left-footed by James Dayton from right channel, Stephen Craigan makes a clearance.

2:15

The ball is delivered by Rory McKeown, clearance by Stephen Craigan.

Match Preview

Formation:433Manager: Kenny Shiels

Kilmarnock

Formation: 442Manager: Stuart McCall

Motherwell

  • Cameron Bell
  • Danny Buijs
  • Zdenek Kroca
  • Ryan O'Leary
  • Rory McKeown
  • Liam Kelly
  • Manuel Pascali
  • James Fowler
  • James Dayton
  • Ben Hutchinson
  • Gary Harkins
  • SUBS
  • Anssi Jaakkola
  • Garry Hay
  • Patrick Ada
  • David Silva
  • Paul Heffernan
  • Dean Shiels
  • Alex Pursehouse

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Match Report

Bell earns Killie point Cammy Bell's fingertip save from Motherwell midfielder Steve Jennings earned Kilmarnock a point in an entertaining but goalless Clydesdale Bank Premier League clash at Rugby Park. Jennings' shot looked destined for the top corner just after the restart but Bell threw himself to his left to tip it away. Both sides produced some excellent passing moves with Motherwell edging possession but a clinical edge was missing. Motherwell were not helped by a thigh injury to Michael Higdon, which saw Bob McHugh forming a youthful strike partnership with Jamie Murphy. Kilmarnock manager Kenny Shiels, without a win now 10 games into his reign, signed his son Dean on loan from Doncaster in time to name him among his substitutes. Danny Buijs was one of five summer signings in the Kilmarnock starting line-up but they quickly found their passing rhythm and pressed Motherwell back. James Dayton's pace and skill were causing problems and Keith Lasley was perhaps fortunate to survive en early penalty claim when the Kilmarnock wide man went down under his challenge in the box. However, referee George Salmond decided Dayton had run into his opponent. Motherwell soon settled and Murphy was inches way from connecting with Nicky Law's low cross after a long spell of possession, built from the back. The visitors kept the pressure on and Shaun Hutchinson headed just over from one of a series of Stevie Hammell corners. Darren Randolph beat away Liam Kelly's powerful effort from a tight angle at the other end as both sides continued to string together some impressive passing moves. Motherwell were enjoying the bulk of possession but Kilmarnock were getting numbers deep to make it difficult to break them down. The visitors could not find enough space round the outside although a couple of one-twos between Law and Murphy almost got them through the heart of Killie's defence. Killie were rarely on the front foot in the first half after their opening flurry but Dayton broke quickly and forced Randolph to dive low to his left to parry his powerful shot on the run. McHugh had a half-chance in the 44th minute when Murphy broke and slid the ball into the right channel for his strike partner, but Bell pushed the 21-year-old's powerful strike from 18 yards over the bar. The Scotland international produced a better save seconds after the restart to deny Jennings from 25 yards. Kelly was soon presented with a chance when Randolph slipped while making a clearance but the midfielder could not keep his first-time effort down as he shot at an empty net from 40 yards. Murphy was almost through at the other end but he could not take down Tom Hateley's ball over the top. Kilmarnock made a double switch just before the hour mark when debutant Paul Heffernan and David Silva came on for Gary Harkins and Ben Hutchinson. Silva soon set up James Fowler with a backheel but the midfielder shot straight at Randolph from 22 yards. The hosts were enjoying more of the ball in the second half but they were cut open in the 65th minute when Hammell's instant pass set Law clear. The midfielder had time to get the ball on his favoured right foot and cut inside but he took too long to shoot and Manuel Pascali raced back to make a sliding block. Chris Humphrey got past Kilmarnock left-back Rory McKeown but shot high and wide from a difficult angle as Motherwell regained the ascendancy without being able to carve a real chance. However, Stephen Craigan's tackle inadvertently set up Silva to drive from the left, Randolph getting down to hold. Former Hibernian midfielder Shiels came on for his debut and Kilmarnock enjoyed a late rally as Motherwell appeared to tire - but Randolph was untroubled.

Form Guide

    D
  • Kilmarnock
  • VS
  • Motherwell
  • W

Last Meetings

  • Motherwell
  • 1 - 1
  • Kilmarnock
  • 11/05/2011
  • Kilmarnock
  • 3 - 1
  • Motherwell
  • 19/03/2011
  • Motherwell
  • 0 - 1
  • Kilmarnock
  • 02/02/2011
  • Kilmarnock
  • 0 - 1
  • Motherwell
  • 22/08/2010
  • Motherwell
  • 1 - 0
  • Kilmarnock
  • 27/02/2010
  • Kilmarnock
  • 0 - 3
  • Motherwell
  • 16/01/2010

Top Scorers

Kilmarnock

  • R McKeown 1

Motherwell

  • K Lasley 1
  • S Hammell 1
  • J Murphy 1

Goals

Kilmarnock

    • Total goals 2
    • Goals per game 1
  • 1 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins

Motherwell

    • Total goals 4
    • Goals per game 3
  • 2 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 71-80 mins

possession


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