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  • Date:16 Aug 2014
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Fir Park Stadium
  • Attendance:3,732
Goal!

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The final whistle is blown by the referee.

90:00 +1.43

Josh Law fouled by Liam Polworth, the ref awards a free kick.

90:00 +0.11

Stephen McManus takes a shot and cleared the net.

88:35

Aaron Doran grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Motherwell 0-2 Inverness CT.

87:56

Liam Polworth takes the free kick.

87:35

Unfair challenge on Marley Watkins by Fraser Kerr results in a free kick.

86:50

Iain Vigurs is cautioned.

86:42

Iain Vigurs concedes a free kick for a foul on David Raven.

85:17

Free kick taken by Graeme Shinnie.

85:11

Keith Lasley goes off and Jack Leitch comes on.

84:34

Foul by Stuart Carswell on Graeme Shinnie, free kick awarded.

83:06

Greg Tansey takes a shot and went wide of the right hand post.

82:09

Nick Ross fouled by Lee Erwin, the ref awards a free kick.

81:48

Shot by Gary Warren missed to the right of the net.

81:27

Dan Twardzik manages to make a clearance.

80:49

Billy McKay leaves the field to be replaced by Nick Ross.

77:00

Free kick taken by Henrik Ojamaa.

76:38

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Henrik Ojamaa by Liam Polworth.

73:21

Aaron Doran comes on in place of Danny Williams.

73:02

Liam Polworth joins the action as a substitute, replacing Ryan Christie.

72:47

Iain Vigurs comes on in place of John Sutton.

70:23

Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Keith Lasley.

69:38

Danny Williams challenges Lee Erwin unfairly and gives away a free kick.

68:22

Josh Law crosses the ball in from the free kick.

68:09

Free kick awarded for a foul by Marley Watkins on John Sutton.

66:45

Clearance made by Stephen McManus.

66:40

Corner taken by Ryan Christie from the left by-line.

66:18

A cross is delivered by David Raven.

59:50

Fraser Kerr restarts play with the free kick.

59:38

Billy McKay gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Fraser Kerr.

58:12

Free kick taken by Lee Erwin.

57:39

Gary Warren gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lee Erwin.

53:34

Corner taken by Josh Law from the right by-line.

50:32

Foul by Greg Tansey on Keith Lasley, free kick awarded.

49:24

Graeme Shinnie takes a shot and went wide right of the net.

49:01

Free kick awarded for a foul by Henrik Ojamaa on Ross Draper.

47:45

Josh Meekings restarts play with the free kick.

47:33

Keith Lasley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Greg Tansey.

46:40

Stuart Carswell challenges Danny Williams unfairly and gives away a free kick.

46:17

John Sutton shoots direct from the free kick.

45:33

Foul by Gary Warren on John Sutton, free kick awarded.

The referee gets the second half started.

45:01

Lionel Ainsworth goes off and Henrik Ojamaa comes on.

44:42

David Ferguson concedes a free kick for a foul on Ross Draper.

It is the end of the first-half.

41:07

Greg Tansey grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Motherwell 0-1 Inverness CT.

39:08

Shot by Ross Draper.

38:23

Gary Warren has an effort at goal.

37:00

Craig Reid is booked.

36:57

Free kick awarded for a foul by Craig Reid on Marley Watkins.

36:18

Corner taken by Lionel Ainsworth.

35:07

Dan Twardzik takes the free kick.

32:39

Craig Reid restarts play with the free kick.

32:31

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Keith Lasley by Marley Watkins.

31:41

Greg Tansey restarts play with the free kick.

31:31

John Sutton concedes a free kick for a foul on Josh Meekings.

29:40

Keith Lasley restarts play with the free kick.

29:04

Unfair challenge on Lee Erwin by Gary Warren results in a free kick.

26:36

Ryan Christie takes the chance to get an effort at goal.

26:11

Marley Watkins takes the chance to get an effort at goal.

21:57

Gary Warren takes a shot. Dan Twardzik catches the ball.

17:49

Free kick taken by Dean Brill.

17:40

Lee Erwin challenges Gary Warren unfairly and gives away a free kick.

15:26

Ryan Christie has an effort at goal and missed to the right of the target.

14:08

John Sutton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gary Warren.

12:59

Corner from the right by-line taken by Marley Watkins.

11:20

Lionel Ainsworth takes a shot.

10:45

Strike on goal comes in from Graeme Shinnie from the free kick and goes over the bar.

10:00

Lee Erwin challenges Ryan Christie unfairly and gives away a free kick.

8:23

Ross Draper takes the free kick.

8:12

Stephen McManus concedes a free kick for a foul on Gary Warren.

6:15

Header at goal by Ross Draper misses left of the target.

6:06

Corner from the right by-line taken by Marley Watkins.

5:12

Corner taken by Ryan Christie.

3:15

Graeme Shinnie takes the free kick.

3:04

Foul by Craig Reid on Danny Williams, free kick awarded.

The ref blows the whistle to start the match.

Match Preview

Loanees could feature for Well Loan signings Henrik Ojamaa and Mark O'Brien could both go into the Motherwell squad to face Inverness if they receive international clearance in time. Ojamaa believes his experience with Legia Warsaw has made him a better player. "Winning the league is the minimum expectation and playing in Europe as well was good experience," he said. "At Legia there are players that have won a lot of titles and cups, so to be in that winning environment all the time definitely rubs off and makes you more ambitious to have success and to have that last year has been good for my experience." Irish centre-back O'Brien, 21, comes into Motherwell's injury-hit squad to fill the void left by the departure of Shaun Hutchinson. Boss Stuart McCall said: "We are delighted Mark has joined us, he is a player we have tracked for some time now. "He would have been here much earlier but had a slight ankle knock during pre-season. "Everyone who I've spoke to rates him highly and this is a great opportunity for him to stake a claim for a regular first-team start and show just what he is capable of." But Well are likely to be without Zaine Francis-Angol after going off at half-time against Dundee United in midweek while already struggling. Defenders Adam Cummins (muscle strain), Steven Hammell (groin) and Simon Ramsden (calf) are still out along with midfielder Iain Vigurs (nerve injury), while striker Craig Moore (knee) is out long term. Inverness midfielder Ross Draper believes Motherwell will see an improved Caley side. The Highlanders beat Stuart McCall's team early last season but lost the following three encounters as the Steelmen built momentum towards another second-place finish in the Scottish Premiership. However, Draper reckons a pre-season under boss John Hughes, who took over last December, will see his team travel with confidence. The 25-year-old, who joined Inverness in 2012, said: "Stuart McCall has done a great job on a small budget. "Since I've been up here they have been up there in the league. They have finished second in front of teams like Aberdeen and Dundee United, which is a big achievement. "So I would expect them to be there or thereabouts again. "But we know we are further on than last year, when they beat us 2-1 (twice) and 2-0. "We know that we are better as a team, having had a pre-season to work together the way the gaffer wants to play. "So we will be going there to try to win the game. But we know they are a good side and it is the kind of game we look forward to so hopefully it's a cracker." Defender David Raven has shrugged off a groin complaint.

Formation:442Manager: Stuart McCall

Motherwell

Formation: 4231Manager: John Hughes

Inverness CT

  • Dan Twardzik
  • Craig Reid
  • Fraser Kerr
  • Stephen McManus
  • David Ferguson
  • Lionel Ainsworth
  • Stuart Carswell
  • Keith Lasley
  • Josh Law
  • John Sutton
  • Lee Erwin
  • SUBS
  • Henrik Ojamaa
  • Paul Lawson
  • Iain Vigurs
  • Gunnar Nielsen
  • Bob McHugh
  • Jack Leitch
  • Chris Cadden

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Match Report

Form Guide

    WL
  • Motherwell
  • VS
  • Inverness CT
  • WD

Last Meetings

  • Motherwell
  • 2 - 1
  • Inverness CT
  • 07/05/2014
  • Inverness CT
  • 1 - 2
  • Motherwell
  • 01/04/2014
  • Motherwell
  • 2 - 0
  • Inverness CT
  • 19/03/2014
  • Inverness CT
  • 2 - 0
  • Motherwell
  • 17/08/2013
  • Inverness CT
  • 4 - 3
  • Motherwell
  • 04/05/2013
  • Motherwell
  • 3 - 0
  • Inverness CT
  • 16/02/2013

Top Scorers

Motherwell

  • L Erwin 1

Inverness CT

  • B McKay 1
  • R Christie 1

Goals

Motherwell

    • Total goals 2
    • Goals per game 1
  • 1 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Inverness CT

    • Total goals 3
    • Goals per game 2
  • 1 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 21-30 mins

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