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  • Date:11 May 2011
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Fir Park Stadium
  • Attendance:4,101
  • Jones (7)
  • Aubameyang (48)
Goal!

Live Commentary

92:11 +2.11

Inswinging corner taken by Tom Hateley from the left by-line played to the near post, Alexei Eremenko makes a clearance.

90:57 +0.57

Alexei Eremenko fouled by Stephen Craigan, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Alexei Eremenko.

90:14 +0.14

Willy Aubameyang goes off and William Gros comes on.

89:22

Stewart Carswell comes on in place of Keith Lasley.

85:30

Effort from 18 yards by Garry Hay. Save by Darren Randolph.

84:26

Shaun Hutchinson takes a shot. Save by Cameron Bell.

83:40

Corner taken by Tom Hateley from the left by-line to the near post, James Fowler makes a clearance.

81:07

Foul by Keith Lasley on Alexei Eremenko, free kick awarded. Gavin Gunning comes on in place of Stevie Hammell. David Silva restarts play with the free kick.

80:13

Unfair challenge on Craig Bryson by Steven Saunders results in a free kick. Alexei Eremenko takes the free kick.

79:59

Unfair challenge on Mehdi Taouil by Stevie Hammell results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Alexei Eremenko.

79:05

Alexei Eremenko takes a short corner.

78:36

Free kick awarded for a foul by Keith Lasley on Alexei Eremenko. Direct free kick taken by Mehdi Taouil.

75:24

Liam Kelly sends in a cross, Craig Bryson takes a shot. Save by Darren Randolph.

74:45

Craig Bryson fouled by Keith Lasley, the ref awards a free kick. Mehdi Taouil restarts play with the free kick.

72:43

Corner taken short by David Silva.

72:26

Garry Hay takes a shot. Save by Darren Randolph.

72:13

David Silva takes a shot. Save made by Darren Randolph.

71:40

The assistant referee flags for offside against Francis Jeffers. Free kick taken by Liam Kelly.

71:10

The referee blows for offside. Manuel Pascali restarts play with the free kick.

68:57

Alexei Eremenko takes a shot. Save made by Darren Randolph.

66:30

Mehdi Taouil comes on in place of James Dayton.

66:02

James Dayton produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the goal.

65:19

Effort on goal by John Sutton from 20 yards. Tim Clancy gets a block in.

61:58

Outswinging corner taken by Tom Hateley from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance by David Silva.

60:15

Shot by John Sutton. Manuel Pascali gets a block in.

58:01

Foul by Keith Lasley on Craig Bryson, free kick awarded. Tim Clancy takes the direct free kick.

55:51

Free kick awarded for a foul by Tom Hateley on James Dayton. Tom Hateley is cautioned. Steve Jones goes off and Francis Jeffers comes on. Direct free kick taken by James Fowler.

54:35

Unfair challenge on Craig Bryson by Keith Lasley results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Craig Bryson.

52:22

Free kick awarded for a foul by James Fowler on Steve Jones. Stevie Hammell restarts play with the free kick.

51:43

The offside flag is raised against Keith Lasley. Cameron Bell takes the free kick.

51:12

Garry Hay has an effort at goal from 25 yards. Shaun Hutchinson gets a block in.

48:03

Goal scored by Willy Aubameyang from inside the six-yard box low into the middle of the goal. Motherwell 1-1 Kilmarnock.Assist by James Dayton.

46:15 +1.15

Foul by Keith Lasley on Alexei Eremenko, free kick awarded. Alexei Eremenko has an effort direct from the free kick, save by Darren Randolph.

45:11

Unfair challenge on James Dayton by Stevie Hammell results in a free kick. James Fowler takes the direct free kick.

44:32

The referee penalises John Sutton for handball. Cameron Bell takes the free kick.

41:14

Effort on goal by Alexei Eremenko from outside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the bar.

40:00

David Silva takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Willy Aubameyang takes a shot. Stephen Craigan gets a block in.

37:41

The assistant referee flags for offside against Steve Jennings. Indirect free kick taken by Cameron Bell.

36:39

The official flags John Sutton offside. Free kick taken by Liam Kelly.

34:43

Shaun Hutchinson concedes a free kick for a foul on Willy Aubameyang. Garry Hay takes the free kick.

30:16

Steve Jennings is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Manuel Pascali.

29:33

Effort from 25 yards by Craig Bryson. John Sutton gets a block in.

29:08

Corner taken right-footed by David Silva from the left by-line, Shaun Hutchinson manages to make a clearance.

27:43

Manuel Pascali challenges Shaun Hutchinson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Darren Randolph restarts play with the free kick.

27:09

David Silva takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post.

24:33

John Sutton takes a shot. Cameron Bell makes a save.

19:49

The offside flag is raised against John Sutton. Tim Clancy takes the direct free kick.

19:20

Shot by Alexei Eremenko. Save by Darren Randolph.

17:48

David Silva decides to take the corner short.

17:12

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by James Dayton, Willy Aubameyang takes a shot. Stevie Hammell manages to make a clearance.

14:34

Free kick awarded for a foul by Willy Aubameyang on Steven Saunders. Willy Aubameyang goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Indirect free kick taken by Darren Randolph.

11:25

The assistant referee flags for offside against Steve Jennings. James Fowler takes the indirect free kick.

10:34

Unfair challenge on James Dayton by Stevie Hammell results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Tim Clancy.

8:53

Volleyed right-footed shot by Keith Lasley. Blocked by Craig Bryson.

7:30

Steve Jones fires in a goal from the edge of the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Motherwell 1-0 Kilmarnock.

3:24

Effort on goal by Chris Humphrey from outside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the bar.

Match Preview

McCall set to make more changes Motherwell manager Stuart McCall is likely to make more changes as his team face Kilmarnock in their penultimate Clydesdale Bank Premier League fixture. McCall rested regulars John Sutton, Keith Lasley and Stevie Hammell during Saturday's 4-0 defeat by Dundee United. And he will again leave out anyone who he feels is in need of a rest ahead of the Scottish Cup final. The Fir Park boss has dismissed any notion that his team failed to compete during their 5-0 defeat against Rangers. Celtic manager Neil Lennon stoked Scottish football's age-old conspiracy theories on Sunday when he stated he was looking for teams to "compete and give Rangers a game", adding: "There has not been much evidence of that in their previous two games." Lennon today insisted his words had been misinterpreted and McCall claimed he had not taken "a lot of notice" of the comments, which came a day after Rangers beat Hearts 4-0 to hold on to top spot in the Clydesdale Bank Premier League. But former Rangers midfielder McCall was quick to correct anyone who still believes his team gave Walter Smith's men an easy time. McCall, whose team host Kilmarnock tomorrow, said: "If anyone thinks I want to send a team out to get beat by anyone, obviously they don't know me. "And also, getting beat 5-0, do you think that's what we wanted? Of course we didn't. "I've not seen any direct things against us, obviously if there has been, there has been. I will look after my own team in the best way we can." James Fowler will return from suspension for Kilmarnock. Defender Mohamadou Sissoko is out with a groin injury picked up against Celtic at the weekend. Jamie Hamill is still absent with a hamstring injury while Frazer Wright and Ryan O'Leary remain on the sidelines. Kenny Shiels admits Motherwell will see the game against his Killie team as a chance to get back on track ahead of their Scottish Cup final against Celtic at Hampden on May 21. The Steelmen have dipped in form recently, losing 4-0 away to Dundee United a week after a 5-0 defeat to Rangers at Fir Park. However, Killie, despite being three points ahead and with a superior goal difference, are in even poorer form as they approach the penultimate game of the season. The Ayrshire side have failed to win any of the six games since Sheils took over from Mixu Paatelainen as caretaker boss at the beginning of April with their most recent defeat at home to Celtic on Sunday. Shiels knows Stuart McCall's men will fancy their chances in front of their own supporters. "Motherwell have been playing very well but they have rested players in recent weeks against Hearts, Rangers and Dundee United," the Irishman told Press Association Sport. "But they will see this game as a chance to get their confidence back ahead of the Scottish Cup final. "They also know that they have the chance to get fifth place so they will be going all out to beat us. "But we will be ready for them and we will be going out with the best intentions of winning the game. "All teams in the top six are good teams so it is a challenge for us."

Formation:442Manager: Stuart McCall

Motherwell

Formation: 442Manager:

Kilmarnock

  • Darren Randolph
  • Steven Saunders
  • Stephen Craigan
  • Shaun Hutchinson
  • Stevie Hammell
  • Chris Humphrey
  • Steve Jennings
  • Tom Hateley
  • Keith Lasley
  • John Sutton
  • Steve Jones
  • SUBS
  • Lee Hollis
  • Ross Forbes
  • Gavin Gunning
  • Esteban Casagolda
  • Francis Jeffers
  • Gary Smith
  • Stewart Carswell

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Match Report

Killie secure fifth spot Willy Aubameyang's equaliser at Fir Park secured fifth place in the Clydesdale Bank Premier League for Kilmarnock as they drew 1-1 at Motherwell. Steve Jones put Motherwell ahead in the eighth minute when his 20-yard strike caught out Cammy Bell at his near post, but Aubameyang netted from close range three minutes after the break. Kilmarnock were sharp in possession throughout without cutting their hosts open too often but did enough to maintain their four-point lead over Motherwell. The result left Kenny Shiels without a win in seven games as interim manager but the Kilmarnock fans chanted 'Kenny must stay' as they enjoyed their team's possession play. The game also saw Alexei Eremenko end his Killie career - the Finn is suspended for the visit of Rangers - and he went into the bottom tier of the South Stand after the game to throw his boots up to the away fans. Apart from replacing Jones with the absent Jamie Murphy, Motherwell manager Stuart McCall played a team and formation that he looks likely to start with against Celtic in the Scottish Cup final. Steven Saunders and Stephen Craigan came into defence following the 4-0 defeat by Dundee United and Tom Hateley lined up in the base of a five-man midfield with John Sutton starting up front on his own. Despite the extra body in the middle of the park, Motherwell found it difficult to get the ball off Killie at times but they also enjoyed good spells and earned a Hampden send-off from their fans. Derby manager Nigel Clough, who has been linked with a move for Kilmarnock captain Craig Bryson, was at Fir Park to see Motherwell, who had shipped nine goals in two games, take an early lead. Jones cut in from the left and hit a powerful right-footed shot which wrong-footed Cammy Bell and bounced inside the near post. Tim Clancy had tried to block the shot and may have got a deflection as Bell dived the wrong way. Motherwell's other winger, Chris Humphrey, threatened from long range and with a ball across the face of goal before Kilmarnock came into the game. Aubameyang, who was booked for a reckless challenge on Saunders, saw a header cleared off the line by Hammell and Eremenko had a shot from a tight angle saved by Darren Randolph after Bryson had dispossessed Hateley. Bell blocked bravely from Sutton after Craigan's long ball before being beaten again in the 38th minute, but the offside flag came to his rescue. Steve Jennings appeared to run on to Humphrey's cross to head in off the post but made no protest against the decision. Kilmarnock were enjoying some good possession but could not break their opponents down until just after half-time. Eremenko cut the hosts open with a pass inside Saunders and Dayton cut the ball across the six-yard box for Aubemeyang to slide home. McCall brought on Francis Jeffers for Jones in the 57th minute and Motherwell picked up the pace. Kilmarnock were fortunate to see Humphrey's cutback evade a home player before Sutton had a shot blocked from a good position. Killie soon regained the edge. Dayton shot wide from 20 yards, Randolph tipped over Bryson's effort, which looped off a Motherwell defender, and then held Aubameyang's header. Kilmarnock added Mehdi Taouil to their creative armoury but Motherwell came close when Shaun Hutchinson met a Jennings cross, Bell diving low to stop. Randolph blocked from the overlapping Garry Hay as both teams sought a winner in vain.

Form Guide

    WWDDLL
  • Motherwell
  • VS
  • Kilmarnock
  • DDLLDL

Last Meetings

  • 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
  • Motherwell
  • 3 - 1
  • Kilmarnock
  • 22/08/2009

Top Scorers

Motherwell

  • J Sutton 8
  • J Murphy 5
  • C Humphrey 3
  • F Jeffers 1
  • K Lasley 1
  • T Hateley 1
  • S Hutchinson 1
  • S Saunders 1

Kilmarnock

  • L Kelly 7
  • A Eremenko 4
  • DM Silva 4
  • C Bryson 2
  • CM Rui Miguel 2
  • J Hamill 2
  • M Pascali 2
  • F Wright 1
  • J Fowler 1
  • J Dayton 1
  • K Agard 1
  • W Gros 1

Goals

Motherwell

    • Total goals 94
    • Goals per game 39
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 7 (For) 7 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 7 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 9 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 8 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Kilmarnock

    • Total goals 106
    • Goals per game 51
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 6 (For) 9 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 9 (For) 7 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 7 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 10 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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