LIVINGSTON. Livingston topped Ross County to win 2-1. It was Livingston to strike first with a goal of Joel Nouble at the 37′. Then Nicky Devlin scored again for Livingston in the 39′ minute. Eventually, S. Murray reduced the distance for Ross County (72′). Eventually, that was it, and the result remained 2-1.
The match was played at the Tony Macaroni Arena stadium in Livingston on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was William Collum with the support of Craig Ferguson and Gary Hilland. The 4th official was Matthew McDermid. The weather was rainy. The temperature was cold at 10.8 degrees Celsius or 51.4 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 77%.
- 54 Ball Possession 46
- 13 Total 11
- 7 On Target 1
- 4 Off Target 7
- 2 Shots blocked 3
- 93 Attack 87
- 69 Dangerous attack 50
- 0 Ball safe 0
- 0 Penalties 0
- 8 Corners 6
- 1 Off Sides 3
- 8 Total 17
- 3 Yellow Cards 1
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 5
No teams had a vastly superior advantage in terms of ball possession. Livingston was in possession of the ball for 54% of the time vs. Ross County that controlled the ball for 46% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Livingston was more aggressive with 69 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 7 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Livingston won the match.
Livingston shot 14 times, 7 on target, 4 off target. Talking about the opposition, Ross County shot 11 times, 1 on target, 7 off target.
Livingston received 3 yellow cards (Jason Holt, Dylan Bahamboula and Shamal George). On the opposite side, Ross County received 1 yellow card (Alex Iacovitti).
After this contest, Livingston will have 39 points to remain in the 6th place. On the opposite side, Ross County will stay with 24 points to sit in the 11th place.
In the next match in the Premiership, Livingston will play away with Dundee United on the 22nd of April with a 8-3 head to head statistic in favor of Livingston (3 draws).
Ross County will play away agasint Hearts on the 22nd of April with a 10-2 head to head stats in favor of Hearts (13 draws).
Livingston – Formation
Livingston started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager David Martindale decided to play with the following team: Shamal George, Nicky Devlin , Luiyi de Lucas , Morgan Boyes , Cristian Montano , Jason Holt , Andrew Shinnie , James Penrice , Scott Pitman , Joel Nouble and Bruce Anderson .
The home team had on the bench: Stephane Omeonga, Jack Hamilton, Stephen Kelly , Kurtis Guthrie, Dylan Bahamboula , Jamie Brandon and Lucas Stenhouse.
Livingston made 4 changes: Jason Holt for Stephane Omeonga (79′), Bruce Anderson for Dylan Bahamboula (79′), Cristian Montano for Stephen Kelly (83′) and Scott Pittman for Kurtis Guthrie (90′).
Best player: Nicky Devlin
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Livingston was Nicky Devlin.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 33 passes (48% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 3. He performed 2 crosses.
Ross County – Formation
Ross County started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
Malky Mackay played with: Ross Laidlaw, Connor Randall , Keith Watson , Alex Iacovitti , Gwion Edwards , Nohan Kenneh , Victor Loturi , George Harmon , Josh Sims , Jordan White and Eamonn Brophy .
These were the players on the bench: Ross Munro, Alex Samuel, Ross Callachan , Josh Stones, David Cancola , Simon Murray , Dominic Samuel and Dylan Smith .
Ross County made 5 changes: Gwion Edwards for Simon Murray (59′), Josh Sims for Ross Callachan (59′), Nohan Kenneh for David Cancola (64′), Keith Watson for Dylan Smith (64′) and Victor Loturi for Alex Samuel (78′).
Best player: Gwion Edwards
The most impressive player for Ross County was Gwion Edwards.
His rating iswith 14 passes (50% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 10 duels out of 16. He performed 3 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Premiership.
- Motherwell – Rangers – 2-4
- Livingston – Ross County – 2-1
- Kilmarnock – St. Johnstone – 1-1
- Dundee United – St. Mirren – 1-1
- Celtic – Hibernian – 3-1
- Aberdeen – Hearts – 3-0