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  • Date:16 Oct 2010
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:The Walkers Stadium
  • King (2)
  • Koren (51)
    Koren (51)
Goal!

Live Commentary

91mins

Unfair challenge on Nick Barmby by Bruno Berner results in a free kick. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Andy Dawson.

90mins

Mark Cullen is caught offside. Direct free kick taken by Curtis Davies.

90mins

Inswinging corner taken by Paul Gallagher from the left by-line, Anthony Gerrard manages to make a clearance.

88mins

Daniel Ayala goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Corner taken by Martyn Waghorn.

87mins

The ball is crossed by Kyle Naughton.

85mins

Paul Gallagher fouled by Nick Barmby, the ref awards a free kick. Richie Wellens restarts play with the free kick.

82mins

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Robert Koren, volleyed left-footed shot by Nick Barmby. Save by Chris Weale.

80mins

Corner taken left-footed by Martyn Waghorn, Effort on goal by Paul Gallagher from deep inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

79mins

Foul by Nolberto Solano on Paul Gallagher, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Paul Gallagher, Anthony Gerrard manages to make a clearance.

79mins

Nick Barmby is cautioned. Nick Barmby challenges Bruno Berner unfairly and gives away a free kick. Chris Weale takes the free kick.

78mins

Inswinging corner taken by Robert Koren, clearance by Jack Hobbs.

76mins

Kevin Kilbane is brought on as a substitute for Richard Garcia. Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Gallagher on Tom Cairney. The ball is sent over by Tom Cairney, Caleb Folan takes a shot. Save by Chris Weale.

76mins

Richard Garcia goes off and Kevin Kilbane comes on. Unfair challenge on Tom Cairney by Paul Gallagher results in a free kick. The ball is swung over by Tom Cairney, Kevin Kilbane takes a shot. Save made by Chris Weale.

74mins

Inswinging corner taken by Franck Moussa, Jack Hobbs takes a shot. Save made by Matt Duke.

73mins

Matt Oakley goes off and Yuki Abe comes on. Paul Gallagher challenges Tom Cairney unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Matt Duke.

72mins

Foul by Caleb Folan on Jack Hobbs, free kick awarded. Richie Wellens takes the free kick.

71mins

Effort from a long way out by Paul Gallagher goes wide right of the target.

70mins

Nick Barmby on for Rowan Vine. Inswinging corner taken by Tom Cairney, Headed effort from the edge of the area by Anthony Gerrard goes wide of the right-hand upright.

67mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul Gallagher by Anthony Gerrard. Kyle Naughton takes the free kick.

67mins

Paul Gallagher fouled by Anthony Gerrard, the ref awards a free kick. Kyle Naughton takes the free kick.

66mins

Steve Howard goes off and Franck Moussa comes on. The assistant referee signals for offside against Martyn Waghorn. Matt Duke restarts play with the free kick.

66mins

Shot by Mark Cullen from just outside the area goes over the net.

65mins

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Martyn Waghorn.

64mins

Paul Gallagher takes the inswinging corner, Caleb Folan makes a clearance.

63mins

Nolberto Solano crosses the ball, Effort from the edge of the box by Rowan Vine goes wide of the right-hand upright.

61mins

Corner from the left by-line taken by Paul Gallagher, Jack Hobbs takes a shot. Matt Duke makes a save.

58mins

The ball is swung over by Kyle Naughton, Header by Steve Howard from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

56mins

Kyle Naughton receives a yellow card. Kyle Naughton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Tom Cairney. Matt Duke takes the free kick.

55mins

Centre by Rowan Vine, Caleb Folan takes a shot. Save made by Chris Weale.

52mins

Goal scored by Robert Koren from 30 yards to the bottom left corner of the goal. Leicester 1-1 Hull.

48mins

Anthony Gerrard challenges Steve Howard unfairly and gives away a free kick. Martyn Waghorn delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left channel, Tom Cairney manages to make a clearance.

46mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Nolberto Solano on Richie Wellens. Bruno Berner takes the direct free kick.

44mins

Paul McShane goes off and Nolberto Solano comes on.

41mins

Bruno Berner produces a left-footed shot from outside the penalty box and misses right.

41mins

Bruno Berner has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide left of the goal.

39mins

Paul McShane fouled by Steve Howard, the ref awards a free kick. Richard Garcia restarts play with the free kick.

36mins

The referee blows for offside against Caleb Folan. Chris Weale restarts play with the free kick.

36mins

The offside flag is raised against Steve Howard. Direct free kick taken by Matt Duke.

32mins

Daniel Ayala challenges Andy King unfairly and gives away a free kick. Richie Wellens takes the free kick.

27mins

The ball is swung over by Matt Oakley, Martyn Waghorn has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.

25mins

Andy King takes a shot. Blocked by Anthony Gerrard. Handball decision goes against Robert Koren. Martyn Waghorn crosses the ball in from the free kick, Matt Duke makes a save.

22mins

Foul by Andy King on Rowan Vine, free kick awarded. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Rowan Vine from left wing, clearance made by Curtis Davies.

22mins

The ball is crossed by Paul Gallagher.

20mins

The referee gives a free kick against Robert Koren for handball. Free kick taken by Chris Weale.

16mins

Shot from outside the box by Andy King misses to the left of the target.

13mins

Shot from long range by Paul Gallagher misses to the left of the goal.

10mins

Paul Gallagher has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide right of the target.

9mins

Corner taken by Martyn Waghorn.

8mins

Matt Oakley delivers the ball, Martyn Waghorn takes a shot. Save by Matt Duke.

7mins

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Tom Cairney, save made by Chris Weale.

3mins

Andy King gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Leicester 1-0 Hull.The assist for the goal came from Richie Wellens.

1mins

The referee blows for offside. Matt Duke takes the free kick.

The game kicks-off.

The match has reached half-time.

The referee gets the second half underway.

The final whistle goes and the game is over.

Match Preview

Sven set for bow Sven-Goran Eriksson will begin his reign as Leicester manager against former Foxes boss Nigel Pearson when Hull visit the Walkers Stadium. Kyle Naughton became the Swede's first signing and the on-loan Tottenham full-back goes straight into the squad. However, Eriksson will be without Dany N'Guessan after the forward suffered ankle ligament damage during the club's mid-season trip to Thailand last week. Defenders Michael Morrison and Miguel Vitor and midfielder Lloyd Dyer also sustained knocks in the Far East but are expected to be fit. Assistant manager Derek Fazackerley believes Eriksson's wealth of footballing know-how will outweigh Pearson's inside knowledge of the Leicester players. "Nigel Pearson will have a better insight than us into the players, that is just one of the quirks of the game," said Fazackerley. "But Sven has great credentials - you have only to look at his CV, it is second to none. It is a massive coup for the club to get Sven." Hull midfielder Jimmy Bullard is doubtful for the clash. Bullard is struggling with a knee injury and could face a late fitness test as Pearson returns to the Walkers Stadium for the first time since leaving to become Phil Brown's permanent successor in the summer. John Bostock and Kevin Kilbane, both unused substitutes in the goalless draw with Coventry last time out, could come into contention for a start if Bullard fails to make it. Bullard's absence could be tempered by the return to the squad of striker Caleb Folan. Folan has yet to appear for Hull this season due to complications with a dead leg, while summer signing James Harper (foot), still waiting for his first appearance for the club, will travel with the squad, but is not expected to feature.

Formation:4312Manager: Paulo Sousa

Leicester

Formation: 442Manager: Nigel Pearson

Hull

  • Chris Weale
  • Kyle Naughton
  • Jack Hobbs
  • Curtis Davies
  • Bruno Berner
  • Andy King
  • Matt Oakley
  • Martyn Waghorn
  • Paul Gallagher
  • Richie Wellens
  • Steve Howard
  • SUBS
  • Conrad Logan
  • Robbie Neilson
  • Michael Morrison
  • Joao Teixeira
  • Tom Kennedy
  • Yuki Abe
  • Franck Moussa

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Match Report

Eriksson starts with a draw Sven-Goran Eriksson could not out-fox former Leicester manager Nigel Pearson as the Swede's first game in charge ended in a 1-1 draw against Hull. Andy King got the Eriksson era off to a flying start by scoring after just three minutes but Robert Koren equalised in the 52nd minute to ensure a satisfactory return to the Walkers Stadium for Pearson, who left the Midlands club in the summer. King squeezed the ball in from a tight angle as Matt Duke got hands on the shot but could only palm it into the net. King came close again after 15 minutes when he curled an effort wide and the Wales international had a goalbound shot blocked by Anthony Gerrard midway through the first half. Eriksson's side continued to look dangerous and Bruno Berner sent a shot across the face of goal just before half-time. Hull were abject in the first half and provided no threat but they drew level seven minutes after the break. Koren unleashed a shot from 30 yards that Chris Weale could only palm into the net. The Leicester keeper should really have done better. Neither side were content to sit back and take a point, and both tried to win it in the time remaining. Jack Hobbs headed straight at Duke on the hour mark, while at the other end Rowan Vine and Mark Cullen missed the target. Hobbs almost got on the end of Franck Moussa's corner midway through the second half before Weale was forced to save Caleb Folan's header. The end-to-end action continued and Paul Gallacher wasted a golden chance to earn Leicester all three points when he blazed over the crossbar from eight yards out. Substitute Kevin Kilbane then nearly won it for Hull with his first touch but his header was smothered by Weale. Weale was forced into action again with 10 minutes left to keep out Nick Barmby's volley. Hull had the final attempt but Andy Dawson's free-kick in the first minute of injury time cleared the crossbar.

Form Guide

    DWLLLW
  • Leicester
  • VS
  • Hull
  • LWDWLD

Last Meetings

  • Leicester
  • 0 - 2
  • Hull
  • 22/03/2008
  • Hull
  • 2 - 0
  • Leicester
  • 15/12/2007
  • Hull
  • 1 - 2
  • Leicester
  • 26/12/2006
  • Leicester
  • 0 - 1
  • Hull
  • 12/09/2006
  • Leicester
  • 3 - 2
  • Hull
  • 04/03/2006
  • Hull
  • 1 - 1
  • Leicester
  • 29/08/2005

Top Scorers

Leicester

  • A King 4
  • L Dyer 2
  • M Fryatt 2
  • M Waghorn 2
  • S Howard 1
  • F Moussa 1

Hull

  • R Koren 2
  • N Barmby 1
  • I Ashbee 1
  • J Bostock 1
  • D Ayala 1
  • T Cairney 1

Goals

Leicester

    • Total goals 36
    • Goals per game 13
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Hull

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

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