Kilmarnock defeats Hibernian 1-0 with a goal scored by D. Armstrong. HIGHLIGHTS

KILMARNOCK. Kilmarnock prevails over Hibernian 1-0 after D. Armstrong scored a penalty (51').

Kilmarnock defeats Hibernian 1-0 with a goal scored by D. Armstrong. HIGHLIGHTS

KILMARNOCK. Kilmarnock overcomes Hibernian 1-0 after D. Armstrong scored a penalty (51′).

The match was played at the Rugby Park stadium in Kilmarnock on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was David Dickinson who was helped by Dougie Potter and Douglas Ross. The 4th official was Calum Scott. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 11.8 degrees Celsius or 53.31 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 88%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 47 Ball Possession 53
Shots
  • 6 Total 16
  • 1 On Target 1
  • 5 Off Target 15
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 119 Attack 101
  • 44 Dangerous attack 64
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 1 Penalties 0
  • 0 Corners 5
  • 2 Off Sides 2
Fouls
  • 12 Total 13
  • 2 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 2

Ball possession

There was not much difference in terms of ball possession. Kilmarnock was in possession of the ball for 47% of the time vs. Hibernian that controlled the ball for 53% of the time.

Attitude and shots

Hibernian was more aggressive with 64 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 1 were on target. Nonetheless, Kilmarnock was able to find the solution to win this match.​

Kilmarnock shot 6 times, 1 on target, 5 off target. Regarding the opposition, Hibernian shot 16 times, 1 on target, 15 off target.

Cards

Kilmarnock received 2 yellow cards (A. Power and R. McKenzie). Regarding the opposition, Hibernian received 3 yellow cards (M. Cabraja, R. Porteous and C. Cadden).

Match Timeline

12'
M. Cabraja- Yellow
A. Power- Yellow
40'
D. Armstrong(penalty)
51'
61'
E. Henderson- sub ->M. Cabraja
61'
H. McKirdy- sub ->N. Kenneh
66'
R. Porteous- Yellow
77'
C. Cadden- Yellow
R. McKenzie- Yellow
77'
C. Stokes- sub ->J. Dorsett
81'
A. Taylor- sub ->F. Murray
84'
B. Alston- sub ->L. Polworth
90'
B. Wales- sub ->I. Cameron
90'

Standings

After this match, Kilmarnock will have 15 points like Ross County to remain in the 11th place. On the other side, Hibernian will stay with 20 points to sit in the 8th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Premiership, Kilmarnock will host St. Mirren on the 2nd of January with a 19-13 head to head in favor of Kilmarnock (12 draws).

Hibernian will play away agasint Hearts on the 2nd of January with a 21-11 head to head in favor of Hearts (16 draws).

Kilmarnock – Formation

Kilmarnock
G
S. Walker 20.England
7.0
D
L. Mayo 2.Scotland
6.7
D
J. Dorsett 3.England
6.6
81'
D
J. Wright 19.Wales
7.2
M
D. Armstrong 11.Scotland
7.3
Goals51'
M
A. Power 4.Republic of Ireland
7.0
40'
M
L. Donnelly 22.Northern Ireland
6.8
M
R. McKenzie 7.Scotland
6.3
77'
F
L. Polworth 31.Scotland
7.2
90'
F
F. Murray 15.Scotland
6.6
84'
F
I. Cameron 27.Scotland
6.7
90'
Substitutes
G
Z. Hemming 1.England
D
C. Stokes 6.England
81'
D
A. Taylor 5.England
84'
M
K. Mcinroy 21.Scotland
M
B. Alston 8.Scotland
90'
M
B. Lyons 17.Northern Ireland
M
J. Jones 10.Northern Ireland
F
O. Shaw 9.Scotland

Kilmarnock started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

The manager Derek McInnes decided to play with the following team: Sam Walker (7.0), Lewis Mayo (6.7), Joe Wright (7.2), Jeriel Dorsett (6.6), Danny Armstrong (7.3), Liam Donnelly (6.8), Alan Power (7.0), Rory McKenzie (6.3), Liam Polworth (7.2), Innes Cameron (6.7) and Fraser Murray (6.6).

The home team had on the bench: Zachary Hemming, Christopher Stokes, Ash Taylor, Kerr Mcinroy, Blair Alston, Bradley Lyons, Jordan Jones, Oli Shaw and Bobby Wales.

Substitutions

Kilmarnock made 4 changes: J. Dorsett for C. Stokes (81′), F. Murray for A. Taylor (84′), L. Polworth for B. Alston (90′) and I. Cameron for B. Wales (90′).

Best player: Danny Armstrong​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Kilmarnock was Danny Armstrong.

His rating is (7.3) with 1 goal, 20 passes (55% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 9. He performed 7 crosses.

Hibernian – Formation

Hibernian
G
D. Marshall 1.Scotland
6.4
D
R. Porteous 5.Scotland
7.3
66'
D
P. Hanlon 4.Scotland
7.6
D
C. Cadden 12.Scotland
7.1
77'
D
M. Čabraja 3.Croatia
6.4
61' 12'
M
L. Stevenson 16.Scotland
7.0
M
J. Campbell 32.Scotland
6.3
M
J. Newell 11.England
6.6
M
N. Kenneh 6.England
6.2
61'
F
E. Melkersen 20.Norway
6.4
F
M. Kukharevych 99.Ukraine
6.9
Substitutes
G
M. Kevin 21.Poland
D
W. Fish 25.England
D
R. Bushiri 33.Belgium
M
D. Mitchell 19.England
M
E. Henderson 18.Scotland
7.1
61'
F
E. Youan 23.France
F
H. McKirdy 22.England
6.7
61'
F
J. Vieira 10.Portugal

Hibernian started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

Lee Johnson played with: David Marshall (6.4), Christopher Cadden (7.1), Ryan Porteous (7.3), Paul Hanlon (7.6), Marijan Čabraja (6.4), Josh Campbell (6.3), Joe Newell (6.6), Nohan Kenneh (6.2), Lewis Stevenson (7.0), Elias Hoff Melkersen (6.4) and Mykola Kukharevych (6.9).

They had on the bench: Maciej Dabrowski, William Fish, Rocky Bushiri Kiranga, Demetri Mitchell, Ewan Henderson (7.1), Thody Elie Youan, Harry McKirdy (6.7) and Jair Tavares.

Substitutions

Hibernian made 2 changes: M. Cabraja for E. Henderson (61′) and N. Kenneh for H. McKirdy (61′).

Best player: Paul Hanlon​

The most impressive player for Hibernian was Paul Hanlon.

His rating is (7.6) with 51 passes (62% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 16 duels out of 19.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Premiership.​