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  • Date:14 Dec 2010
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Victoria Park
  • Barrowman (22) Boyd (90)
  • Graham (25)
    Jenkins (30)
Goal!

Live Commentary

94:47 +4.47

Scott Boyd grabs a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Ross County 2-2 Morton.Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Michael Gardyne from the right by-line, assist by Michael Gardyne.

90:24 +0.24

Carlo Monti joins the action as a substitute, replacing David O'Brien.

88:46

Scott Morrison fouled by Allan Jenkins, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Scott Morrison from left wing.

86:33

The ball is sent over by David O'Brien, Scott Boyd makes a clearance.

85:09

Unfair challenge on Kevin Kelbie by Darren McCormack results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Marc Smyth.

84:09

Martin Scott goes off and Garry Wood comes on.

83:22

Martin Scott has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide right of the goal.

82:04

Foul by Martin Scott on Michael Tidser, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Colin Stewart.

80:12

Michael Tidser is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Michael Tidser gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Gardyne. Scott Morrison restarts play with the free kick.

78:42

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kevin Kelbie on Paul Lawson. Michael McGovern takes the free kick.

75:24

Kevin Kelbie on for Brian Graham. Unfair challenge on Stewart Kean by Scott Boyd results in a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Michael Tidser, clearance made by Andrew Barrowman.

74:46

Effort from 20 yards by Graeme Holmes. Save by Michael McGovern.

73:50

Graeme Holmes comes on in place of Darren Young. Mark Corcoran is caught offside. Colin Stewart takes the free kick.

71:23

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by David O'Brien, clearance by Andrew Barrowman.

69:41

Foul by Grant Evans on Mark Corcoran, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed left-footed by Scott Morrison from left wing.

68:33

Richard Brittain leaves the field to be replaced by Steven Craig. Free kick awarded for a foul by David MacGregor on Michael Gardyne. Free kick crossed left-footed by Scott Morrison, clearance made by Marc Smyth. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Scott Morrison, Scott Boyd takes a shot. Michael Gardyne gets a block in.

64:39

Stuart McCaffrey concedes a free kick for a foul on Andrew Barrowman. Scott Morrison produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.

63:49

Brian Graham challenges Scott Morrison unfairly and gives away a free kick. Scott Morrison takes the direct free kick.

62:48

Brian Graham concedes a free kick for a foul on Martin Scott. Scott Boyd restarts play with the free kick.

61:05

Mark Corcoran replaces Iain Vigurs. Unfair challenge on Michael Tidser by Paul Lawson results in a free kick. Darren Young delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, Scott Boyd makes a clearance.

58:47

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Iain Vigurs by Grant Evans. Free kick taken by Scott Morrison. Paul Lawson takes a shot. Michael Tidser gets a block in. Corner taken right-footed by Richard Brittain.

57:09

The referee penalises Scott Boyd for handball. Michael Tidser shoots direct from the free kick.

55:17

Martin Scott gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Darren Young. Stuart McCaffrey takes the free kick.

52:05

Martin Scott takes a short corner.

50:51

Foul by Darren Young on Iain Vigurs, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Scott Morrison.

47:15

David MacGregor challenges Martin Scott unfairly and gives away a free kick. Gary Miller restarts play with the free kick.

46:35

Michael Tidser fouled by Darren McCormack, the ref awards a free kick. Stuart McCaffrey takes the free kick.

45:21 +0.21

Close range headed effort by Stewart Kean misses to the right of the goal.

42:45

Darren Young takes a shot.

39:58

Andrew Barrowman challenges Marc Smyth unfairly and gives away a free kick. Colin Stewart takes the direct free kick.

39:36

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul Lawson by Darren Young. Free kick crossed by Iain Vigurs, Marc Smyth makes a clearance.

38:04

David MacGregor fouled by Paul Lawson, the ref awards a free kick. David MacGregor crosses the ball in from the free kick.

37:30

Free kick awarded for a foul by Andrew Barrowman on Stuart McCaffrey. Free kick taken by Colin Stewart.

35:08

Corner taken by Iain Vigurs from the right by-line to the near post, Michael Tidser makes a clearance.

32:43

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Richard Brittain by Michael Tidser. Gary Miller takes the free kick.

30:18

Allan Jenkins finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close range. Ross County 1-2 Morton.The assist for the goal came from Brian Graham.

28:35

Michael Gardyne is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Colin Stewart.

27:07

Shot from just outside the area by Iain Vigurs misses to the left of the target.

25:11

Goal scored by Brian Graham from inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Ross County 1-1 Morton.

22:12

Andrew Barrowman grabs a headed goal from close in. Ross County 1-0 Morton.Assist on the goal came from Martin Scott.

21:13

Free kick awarded for a foul by Andrew Barrowman on David MacGregor. David MacGregor takes the free kick.

19:03

The referee penalises Stewart Kean for handball. Richard Brittain restarts play with the free kick.

17:16

Paul Lawson concedes a free kick for a foul on Stewart Kean. Direct free kick taken by Stewart Kean.

13:10

David O'Brien takes a shot. Save made by Michael McGovern.

11:06

Stuart McCaffrey concedes a free kick for a foul on Michael Gardyne. Iain Vigurs delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, save by Colin Stewart.

9:55

Unfair challenge on Stewart Kean by Scott Boyd results in a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Michael Tidser from left channel.

8:11

Martin Scott fouled by Allan Jenkins, the ref awards a free kick. Scott Morrison takes the free kick.

7:00

Andrew Barrowman is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Colin Stewart.

6:29

Andrew Barrowman produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the right-hand post.

5:54

Handball decision goes against Michael Tidser. Free kick taken by Paul Lawson.

3:39

Brian Graham takes a shot. Save made by Michael McGovern.

2:11

The referee blows for offside. Michael McGovern restarts play with the free kick.

1:02

The offside flag is raised against Andrew Barrowman. Marc Smyth takes the indirect free kick.

The ref blows the whistle to begin the match.

The second half begins.

The match has reached half-time.

The final whistle is blown by the referee.

Match Preview

Gardyne returns for County Ross County welcome back striker Michael Gardyne from suspension as manager Willie McStay makes his home debut against Morton. However, striker Paul Di Giacomo and wide-man Darren Smith remain out through knocks. "I had to wait three weeks for a game after being appointed and now I have two in the space of three days," McStay said. The Dingwall boss has picked up quickly on the rigours of life in the First Division. "All the games in this league are really tight and I would suspect that Morton at home will be exactly the same. "The players worked incredibly hard in our draw at Partick at the weekend but I identified a couple of areas that we need to work on starting against Morton." Morton look set to be without striker Peter Weatherson through a back injury for the trip. Manager Allan Moore's options are further reduced as on-loan Celtic youngster Sean Fitzharris has returned to Parkhead. The Greenock men went down to Dundee at the weekend, however Moore is wanting more of the same from his players. "If we tackle things in the same confident mood that we did against Dundee then we will do okay at Ross County," he said. "One thing we have to do is take any chances that come our way that was the difference at the weekend. "Dingwall is a hard place to go to but we will be well up for it as we have a sense of injustice after a lot of bad luck against Dundee."

Formation:442Manager:

Ross County

Formation: 4411Manager: David Irons

Morton

  • Michael McGovern
  • Gary Miller
  • Scott Morrison
  • Paul Lawson
  • Scott Boyd
  • Darren McCormack
  • Michael Gardyne
  • Martin Scott
  • Andrew Barrowman
  • Richard Brittain
  • Iain Vigurs
  • SUBS
  • Joseph Malin
  • Jonathan Flynn
  • Garry Wood
  • Mark Corcoran
  • Steven Craig

Home

Away

Match Report

Boyd leaves it late Scott Boyd's equaliser five minutes into injury time denied Morton their first away win of the season as Ross County salvaged a 2-2 draw. County were the better side early on and took the lead midway through the first halfwhen Andrew Barrowman nodded in from Martin Scott's cross. The lead lasted just three minutes, though, as Brian Graham latched on to a sloppy backpass by Scott to equalise from close range. Morton then edged in front when Graham centred for Allan Jenkins to head home and Stewart Kean nearly made it 3-1 on the stroke of half-time but he headed wide from six yards. County did not really threaten in the second half but got their barely-deserved equaliser with virtually the last touch when Boyd headed in Michael Gardyne's corner.

Form Guide

    LLDWLD
  • Ross County
  • VS
  • Morton
  • WDLWDL

Last Meetings

  • Morton
  • 0 - 0
  • Ross County
  • 25/09/2010
  • Ross County
  • 2 - 1
  • Morton
  • 26/04/2010
  • Morton
  • 1 - 1
  • Ross County
  • 13/04/2010
  • Ross County
  • 3 - 1
  • Morton
  • 08/12/2009
  • Morton
  • 0 - 1
  • Ross County
  • 10/10/2009
  • Morton
  • 0 - 2
  • Ross County
  • 09/05/2009

Top Scorers

Ross County

  • G Wood 2
  • G Miller 1
  • P Di Giacomo 1
  • S Craig 1
  • M Gardyne 1
  • A Barrowman 1
  • I Vigurs 1
  • S Boyd 1

Morton

  • S Kean 3
  • P Weatherson 2
  • B Graham 2
  • A Jenkins 1
  • M Tidser 1

Goals

Ross County

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

Morton

    • Total goals 27
    • Goals per game 11
  • 1 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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