Hearts snatches a draw against Livingston. HIGHLIGHTS

EDINBURGH. Hearts found a way to capture a late draw against Livingston with a late goal from J. Ginnelly.

Hearts snatches a draw against Livingston. HIGHLIGHTS

EDINBURGH. Hearts found a way to capture a draw against Livingston with a late goal from J. Ginnelly scored in the (90′) after Livingston got a lead with a goal from S. Kelly (54′). Hearts was truly superior in terms of ball possession (73%)​

The match was played at the Tynecastle Park stadium in Edinburgh on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Craig Napier with the assistance of Daniel McFarlane and Colin Drummond. The 4th official was Peter Stuart. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 11.2 degrees Celsius or 52.21 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 83%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 73 Ball Possession 27
Shots
  • 18 Total 20
  • 6 On Target 8
  • 12 Off Target 12
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 103 Attack 64
  • 71 Dangerous attack 33
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 1
  • 11 Corners 6
  • 3 Off Sides 4
Fouls
  • 9 Total 10
  • 1 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 1 Red Card 0
Other
  • 3 Substitutions 2

Ball possession

Hearts was in firm control of the ball 73% while Livingston was struggling with a 27% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Hearts was more aggressive with 71 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 6 were on target. Notwithstanding, that was not enough Hearts to win the match​.

Hearts shot 18 times, 6 on target, 12 off target. On the opposite side, Livingston shot 20 times, 8 on target, 12 off target.

Cards

Hearts received 1 yellow card (O. Kiomourtzoglou). Talking about the opposition, Livingston received 1 yellow card (S. Omeonga).

(Hearts) was sent off after receiving a red card in the (75′).

Match Timeline

O. Kiomourtzoglou- Yellow
33'
54'
S. Kelly(goal)
A. Forrest- sub ->C. Devlin
62'
C. Smith- sub ->O. Kiomourtzoglou
67'
69'
S. Pittman- sub ->S. Kelly
K. Rowles- Red
75'
C. Halkett- sub ->C. Smith
77'
81'
S. Omeonga- Yellow
82'
D. Bahamboula- sub ->A. Shinnie
J. Ginnelly(goal)
90'

Standings

After this contest, Hearts will have 21 points like St. Johnstone and St. Mirren to hold in the 5th place. On the opposite side, Livingston will have 23 points to sit in the 4th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Premiership, Hearts will host Hibernian on the 2nd of January with a 21-11 head to head in favor of Hearts (16 draws).

Livingston will host Motherwell on the 2nd of January with a 13-2 head to head stats in favor of Motherwell (4 draws).

Hearts – Formation

Hearts
G
C. Gordon 1.Scotland
8.0
D
M. Smith 2.Northern Ireland
7.1
D
T. Sibbick 21.England
6.9
D
A. Cochrane 19.England
7.8
D
A. Halliday 16.Scotland
D
K. Rowles 15.Australia
7.1
75'
M
C. Devlin 14.Australia
6.9
62'
M
O. Kiomourtzoglou 8.Germany
6.2
67' 33'
M
J. Ginnelly 30.England
6.7
Goals90'
M
R. Snodgrass 77.Scotland
7.2
M
B. McKay 18.Scotland
6.8
F
L. Shankland 9.Scotland
6.3
Substitutes
G
R. Stewart 13.Scotland
D
C. Halkett 4.Scotland
6.5
77'
D
L. Neilson 20.Scotland
D
N. Atkinson 12.Australia
M
F. Pollock 39.Scotland
F
C. Smith 27.Scotland
67'
F
A. Forrest 17.Scotland
7.1
62'
F
E. Henderson 22.Scotland

Hearts started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).

The manager Robbie Neilson decided to play with the following team: Craig Gordon (8.0), Michael Smith (7.1), Toby Sibbick (6.9), Kye Rowles (7.1), Alex Cochrane (7.8), Andy Halliday, Orestis Kiomourtzoglou (6.2), Josh Ginnelly (6.7), Cameron Devlin (6.9), Robert Snodgrass (7.2), Barrie McKay (6.8) and Lawrence Shankland (6.3).

The home team had on the bench: Ross Stewart, Craig Halkett (6.5), Lewis Neilson, Nathaniel Atkinson, Connor Smith, Alan Forrest (7.1), Finlay Pollock, Euan Henderson and Bobby McLuckie.

Substitutions

Hearts made 3 changes: C. Devlin for A. Forrest (62′), O. Kiomourtzoglou for C. Smith (67′) and C. Smith for C. Halkett (77′).

Best player: Craig Gordon​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Hearts was the goalkeeper: Craig Gordon. His rating is 8.04. He saved 1 penalty. He performed 5 saves.

Livingston – Formation

Livingston
G
I. Konovalov 31.Russia
7.4
D
N. Devlin 2.Scotland
7.3
D
A. Obileye 6.England
7.1
D
J. Fitzwater 5.England
7.0
D
C. Montaño Castillo 11.Colombia
7.4
M
J. Holt 18.Scotland
6.6
M
S. Kelly 17.Scotland
7.1
M
S. Omeonga 33.Belgium
6.7
81'
M
A. Shinnie 22.Scotland
7.6
82'
M
S. Kelly 24.Scotland
7.4
69' Goals54'
F
J. Nouble 19.England
7.1
Substitutes
G
J. Hamilton 32.Scotland
D
J. Longridge 3.Scotland
D
M. Boyes 15.Wales
D
J. Penrice 29.Scotland
M
S. Pittman 8.Scotland
6.4
69'
M
D. Bahamboula 7.Congo
6.4
82'
F
E. Tavares 10.Portugal
F
B. Anderson 9.Scotland

Livingston started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

David Martindale played with: Ivan Konovalov (7.4), Nicky Devlin (7.3), Ayo Obileye (7.1), Jack Fitzwater (7.0), Cristian Montano (7.4), Sean Kelly (7.4), Jason Holt (6.6), Stephane Omeonga (6.7), Andrew Shinnie (7.6), Stephen Kelly (7.1), Joel Nouble (7.1).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Jack Hamilton, Jackson Longridge, Morgan Boyes, James Penrice, Scott Pitman (6.4), Dylan Bahamboula (6.4), Esmael Goncalves and Bruce Anderson.

Substitutions

Livingston made 2 changes: S. Kelly for S. Pittman (69′) and A. Shinnie for D. Bahamboula (82′).

Best player: Andrew Shinnie​

The player that probably impressed the most for Livingston was Andrew Shinnie.

His rating is (7.6) with 12 passes (83% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 5 duels out of 6. He performed 1 cross.

Results of the day

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