Aberdeen defeats Hearts 3-0. HIGHLIGHTS

ABERDEEN. Aberdeen was in the end too good for Hearts.

Aberdeen defeats Hearts 3-0. HIGHLIGHTS

ABERDEEN. Aberdeen was in the end too much to handle for Hearts with the goal of Duk (5′), Duk (21′) and Mattie Pollock (28′). Hearts was surely superior in terms of ball possession (63%).​

The match was played at the Pittodrie Stadium stadium in Aberdeen on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was David Dickinson with the collaboration of Daniel McFarlane and John McCrossan. The 4th official was Graham Grainger. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 9.8 degrees Celsius or 49.57 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 92%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 38 Ball Possession 62
Shots
  • 22 Total 8
  • 6 On Target 0
  • 6 Off Target 5
  • 10 Shots blocked 3
  • 133 Attack 95
  • 42 Dangerous attack 38
  • 0 Ball safe 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 7 Corners 7
  • 1 Off Sides 1
Fouls
  • 12 Total 10
  • 3 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Hearts was in firm control of the ball 63% while Aberdeen was struggling with a 37% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Aberdeen had a more offensive attitude with 42 dangerous attacks and 22 shots of which 6 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Aberdeen won the match​.

Aberdeen shot 22 times, 6 on target, 6 off target. Regarding the opposition, Hearts shot 8 times, 0 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

Aberdeen received 3 yellow cards (Bojan Miovski, Ylber Ramadani and Marley Watkins). On the opposite side, Hearts received 3 yellow cards (Lawrence Shankland, J. Hill and Toby Sibbick).

Match Timeline

Duk(goal)
5'
Duk(goal)Mattie Pollock
21'
28'
34'
Stephen Kingsley- sub ->Alex Cochrane
37'
L. Shankland- Yellow
41'
46'
Alan Forrest- sub ->Orestis Kiomourtzoglou
68'
Bojan Miovski- Yellow
68'
68'
68'
Toby Sibbick- Yellow
70'
76'
76'
Jorge Grant- sub ->Josh Ginnelly
84'
Ryan Duncan- sub ->Duk
84'
90'
90'

Standings

After playing this match, Aberdeen will have 41 points to sit in the 4th place. On the other side, Hearts will stay with 45 points to sit in the 3rd place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Premiership, Aberdeen will host Rangers on the 22nd of April with a 28-8 head to head statistic in favor of Rangers (13 draws).

Hearts will host Ross County on the 22nd of April with a 10-2 head to head record in favor of Hearts (13 draws).

Aberdeen – Formation

Aberdeen
G
Kelle Roos 24.Netherlands
6.7
D
Angus MacDonald 27.England
6.8
D
Mattie Pollock 18.England
8.4
Goals28'
D
Liam Scales  4.Republic of Ireland
6.9
M
Ross McCrorie 2.Scotland
7.0
M
Ylber Ramadani 16.Albania
6.4
68'
M
Leighton Clarkson 20.England
7.8
84'
M
Graeme Shinnie  6.Scotland
6.8
M
Jonny Hayes 17.Republic of Ireland
6.6
41'
F
Bojan Miovski 9.Macedonia
6.6
70' 68'
F
Duk 11.Cape Verde
8.4
84' Goals5', 21'
Substitutes
G
Joe Lewis 1.England
D
Jack MacKenzie 3.Scotland
D
Jayden Richardson 25.England
D
Hayden Coulson 22.England
6.8
41'
M
Ryan Duncan 23.Scotland
84'
M
Connor Barron 8.Scotland
M
P. Myslovič 14.Slovakia
84'
F
D. Markanday 10.England
F
Marley Watkins 15.Wales
6.2
70' 90'

Aberdeen started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

The manager Barry Robson decided to play with the following team: Kelle Roos (6.7), Matthew Pollock (8.4), Angus MacDonald (6.8), Liam Scales (6.9), Ross McCrorie (7.0), Ylber Ramadani (6.4), Leighton Clarkson (7.8), Graeme Shinnie (6.8), Jonny Hayes (6.6), Bojan Miovski (6.4) and Duk (8.4).

The home team had on the bench: Joe Lewis, Jack Mackenzie, Jayden Richardson, Hayden Coulson (6.8), Ryan Duncan, Connor Barron, Patrik Myslovič, Dilan Markanday and Marley Watkins (6.2).

Substitutions

Aberdeen made 4 changes: Jonny Hayes for Hayden Coulson (41′), Bojan Miovski for Marley Watkins (70′), Duk for Ryan Duncan (84′) and Leighton Clarkson for Patrik Myslovič (84′).

Best player: Duk​

The most impressive player for Aberdeen was Duk.

His rating is (8.4) with 2 goals, 11 passes (90% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 25. He performed 1 cross.

Hearts – Formation

Hearts
G
Z. Clark 28.Scotland
6.2
D
James Hill 72.England
7.3
68'
D
Toby Sibbick 21.England
6.1
76' 68'
D
Kye Rowles 15.Australia
6.4
M
Michael Smith 2.Northern Ireland
6.8
90'
M
7.5
46'
M
Robert Snodgrass 77.Scotland
6.4
M
Alex Cochrane 19.England
6.3
34'
F
L. Shankland 9.Scotland
6.4
37'
F
Josh Ginnelly 30.England
7.1
76'
F
Barrie McKay 18.Scotland
5.5
Substitutes
G
R. Stewart 13.Scotland
D
L. Neilson 20.Scotland
D
Stephen Kingsley 3.Scotland
7.1
34'
M
Jorge Grant 7.England
76'
M
Cammy Devlin 14.Australia
M
Andy Halliday 16.Scotland
90'
F
Garang Kuol 61.Australia
F
Stephen Humphrys 29.England
76'
F
Alan Forrest 17.Scotland
6.4
46'

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

Robbie Neilson played with: Zander Clark (6.2), James Hill (7.3), Toby Sibbick (6.1), Kye Rowles (6.4), Michael Smith (6.8), Orestis Kiomourtzoglou (7.5), Robert Snodgrass (6.4), Alex Cochrane (6.3), Lawrence Shankland (6.4), Josh Ginnelly (7.1) and Barrie McKay (5.5).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Ross Stewart, Lewis Neilson, Stephen Kingsley (7.1), Jorge Grant, Garang Kuol, Cameron Devlin, Andy Halliday, Stephen Humphrys and Alan Forrest (6.4).

Hearts could not rely on the presence of Andy Halliday  (injured).

Substitutions

Hearts made 5 changes: Alex Cochrane for Stephen Kingsley (34′), Orestis Kiomourtzoglou for Alan Forrest (46′), Josh Ginnelly for Jorge Grant (76′), Toby Sibbick for Stephen Humphrys (76′) and Michael Smith for Andy Halliday (90′).

Best player: Orestis Kiomourtzoglou​

The most impressive player for Hearts was Orestis Kiomourtzoglou.

His rating is (7.5) with 32 passes (65% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 13 duels out of 14.

Results of the day

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