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  • Date:25 Jan 2014
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Victoria Park
  • Attendance:4,016
  • Songo'o (44) Songo'o (44)
    Songo'o (44) Songo'o (44)
  • Robinson (79)
Goal!

Live Commentary

The game is over, as the referee blows the whistle.

91:45 +1.45

Corner from the left by-line taken by Billy King.

90:37 +0.37

Unfair challenge on Brian McLean by Callum Paterson results in a free kick.

89:36

Clearance made by Danny Wilson.

87:55

(Ross County) makes a substitution, with Alex Cooper coming on for Michael Tidser.

87:48

Melvin De Leeuw on for Ben Gordon.

87:17

Kevin McHattie has an effort at goal. Michael Fraser safely holds on.

84:56

Jordan Slew takes a shot and went wide of the left-hand upright.

83:57

Graham Carey sends in a cross.

83:01

Dylan McGowan challenges Graham Carey unfairly and gives away a free kick.

82:36

(Hearts) makes a substitution, with Callum Tapping coming on for Sam Nicholson.

81:26

Graham Carey produces a cross.

80:53

Corner taken by Graham Carey.

80:00

Richard Brittain receives a caution for unsporting behaviour.

80:00

The referee shows Scott Robinson a yellow card.

79:41

Scott Robinson scores with a left foot finish. Ross County 1-2 Hearts.

78:56

Callum Paterson booked for dissent.

77:04

David Smith crosses the ball in from the free kick.

76:26

Yoann Arquin challenges Billy King unfairly and gives away a free kick.

75:38

A cross is delivered by Billy King.

74:21

Richard Brittain fouled by Brad McKay, the ref awards a free kick.

73:27

Billy King is brought on as a substitute for Dale Carrick.

73:02

Header at goal by Dale Carrick goes over the frame of the goal.

68:14

Jamie Hamill takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Brian McLean.

67:46

The referee shows Filip Kiss a yellow card.

67:42

Kevin McHattie fouled by Filip Kiss, the ref awards a free kick.

65:46

Corner from the right by-line taken by Graham Carey.

64:02

Jamie MacDonald restarts play with the free kick.

63:41

Foul by Jordan Slew on Kevin McHattie, free kick awarded.

60:32

Michael Fraser restarts play with the free kick.

60:16

Yann Songo'o fouled by Callum Paterson, the ref awards a free kick.

58:12

Free kick taken by Evangelos Ikonomou.

58:07

Michael Tidser fouled by David Smith, the ref awards a free kick.

56:16

Danny Wilson manages to make a clearance.

55:37

Corner taken by David Smith.

54:20

Corner taken by Graham Carey.

53:57

Yann Songo'o takes a shot.

52:45

Corner taken by Richard Brittain.

50:00

Richard Brittain gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jamie Hamill.

49:23

Sam Nicholson takes a weak shot and missed to the right of the net.

48:57

Filip Kiss gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Callum Paterson.

The referee gets the second half started.

The players leave the pitch at half time.

48:54 +3.54

Filip Kiss takes a shot and missed to the left of the target.

48:39

Yann Songo'o restarts play with the free kick.

48:18

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jordan Slew by Kevin McHattie.

47:03 +2.03

Corner from the left by-line taken by Richard Brittain.

44:32

The ball is swung over by Richard Brittain. Free kick taken by Richard Brittain. Yann Songo'o scores. Ross County 1-1 Hearts.

44:08

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jordan Slew by Dylan McGowan.

43:47

Yann Songo'o restarts play with the free kick.

42:13

Scott Robinson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Filip Kiss.

40:04

Graham Carey delivers the ball.

38:22

Evangelos Ikonomou fouled by Jamie Hamill, the ref awards a free kick.

36:25

Corner from the left by-line taken by David Smith.

33:27

Evangelos Ikonomou restarts play with the free kick.

33:08

Foul by Yann Songo'o on Scott Robinson, free kick awarded.

32:00

Dale Carrick takes a shot and went wide right of the net.

29:01

Graham Carey crosses the ball in from the free kick.

28:32

Brad McKay concedes a free kick for a foul on Jordan Slew.

27:57

Dale Carrick takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Brian McLean.

26:59

Michael Tidser gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Callum Paterson.

24:58

Free kick taken by Brian McLean.

24:42

The assistant referee flags for offside against Callum Paterson.

23:21

Corner from the right by-line taken by Kevin McHattie.

17:48

Corner from the left by-line taken by David Smith.

15:00

Yann Songo'o is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

13:05

David Smith takes a shot and hits the post.

10:28

The ball is delivered by David Smith.

9:28

Yoann Arquin takes a weak shot and went wide left of the net.

4:33

Shot by Callum Paterson.

1:20

Shot by Callum Paterson went wide of the right-hand post.

0:28

Shot by Sam Nicholson went over.

The referee gets the game underway.

Match Preview

Adams: Hearts will miss Stevenson Ross County manager Derek Adams knows just how much Hearts will miss suspended Ryan Stevenson when they visit Dingwall on Scottish Premiership duty on Saturday - because he has tried to sign the player on several occasions. The 29-year-old forward was red carded in last week's 3-3 draw with St Johnstone at McDiarmid Park, after an altercation with Saints keeper Alan Mannus, and will serve a two-match ban which is another blow to the administration-hit Gorgie club, who are enduring a miserable season. The Tynecastle side are rooted to the bottom of the table, 21 points behind Partick Thistle and heading towards relegation. However, while Adams admits Jambos manager Gary Locke will be without one of his best and most experienced players for the trip north, the Staggies boss, whose side are unbeaten since the turn of the year with three wins and a draw, insists the Tynecastle men showed last week - and sporadically through the season - that they are capable of taking on the best on their day. He said: "They have got good quality within the squad. They have beaten Aberdeen twice this season, that shows you what they can do. "They are obviously going to miss Ryan Stevenson, a player I have tried to sign a few times in my time at Ross County. "But they have got a great attitude within their squad and they have got a desire. "They showed that last week against St Johnstone. To be 3-1 down and finish 3-3, they have shown that they are fearless and that's what you get with young players. "They are in a difficult situation, it has not been an easy situation for them, but we want to keep the unbeaten run we have had in January." Ross midfielder Stuart Kettlewell serves the second of his three-match ban. Defender Steven Saunders remains on the sidelines with a hamstring injury while right-back Mihael Kovacevic left the club on Wednesday. Hearts could be without Jamie Hamill (hamstring) as well as Stevenson. Midfielder Scott Robinson returns from a ban while broken-foot sufferers Jamie Walker and Jason Holt remain on the sidelines. Hearts boss Locke could be forgiven for casting an envious glance towards Adams in the opposing dugout on Saturday. While Locke continues to be constrained by a transfer embargo, Adams has transformed his team during a busy transfer window. All six of County's January signings started against Dundee United last weekend and helped the Dingwall side to a 3-0 victory which took their points tally for 2014 to 10 from four games, just one fewer than his team managed in the first 18 matches of the season. That return has seen them stretch their lead over Scottish Premiership bottom club Hearts to 22 points as Locke's team remain one point off wiping out their penalty for going into administration. Locke's only hope of bringing a player in during January rest on the outcome of negotiations with Swansea over teenager Adam King and any subsequent application to the Scottish Professional Football League to sign a replacement. Rudi Skacel is continuing to train with his former club. Hearts lost 2-1 in Dingwall in December despite leading with three minutes left and he knows they face a tougher task in their latest trip to the Highlands. "It will be even more difficult because Derek has been very shrewd in the transfer window and brought in six or seven players who have made a massive difference to them," Locke said. "That's credit to him. Obviously they didn't have a great first half of the season and he has looked at their squad and the positions he needs to strengthen and it looks like the players he has brought in have made a massive difference."

Formation:442Manager: Derek Adams

Ross County

Formation: 4411Manager: Gary Locke

Hearts

  • Michael Fraser
  • Ben Gordon
  • Brian McLean
  • Evangelos Ikonomou
  • Yann Songo'o
  • Filip Kiss
  • Richard Brittain
  • Michael Tidser
  • Graham Carey
  • Jordan Slew
  • Yoann Arquin
  • SUBS
  • Mark Brown
  • Scott Boyd
  • Branislav Micic
  • Rocco Quinn
  • Melvin De Leeuw
  • Gary Glen
  • Alex Cooper

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Match Report

Form Guide

    LLWWDW
  • Ross County
  • VS
  • Hearts
  • LDLLLD

Last Meetings

  • Hearts
  • 2 - 2
  • Ross County
  • 23/11/2013
  • Ross County
  • 2 - 1
  • Hearts
  • 21/09/2013
  • Hearts
  • 4 - 2
  • Ross County
  • 06/04/2013
  • Ross County
  • 2 - 2
  • Hearts
  • 02/02/2013
  • Hearts
  • 2 - 2
  • Ross County
  • 27/10/2012

Top Scorers

Ross County

  • M De Leeuw 4
  • F Kiss 4
  • R Brittain 3
  • G Carey 3
  • S Kettlewell 2
  • R Quinn 2
  • S Boyd 1
  • B Gordon 1
  • S Saunders 1
  • Y Arquin 1
  • A Cooper 1
  • D Maatsen 1

Hearts

  • C Paterson 4
  • J Walker 3
  • R Stevenson 2
  • D Wilson 2
  • J Hamill 1
  • J Holt 1
  • D Smith 1
  • D Carrick 1
  • S Nicholson 1
  • J McGhee 1

Goals

Ross County

    • Total goals 65
    • Goals per game 26
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 8 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Hearts

    • Total goals 57
    • Goals per game 18
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 7 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 11 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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