Livingston overcomes Kilmarnock 1-0 with a goal scored by C. Montano. HIGHLIGHTS

LIVINGSTON. Livingston beats Kilmarnock 1-0 after C. Montano scored just 1 goal (25').

Livingston overcomes Kilmarnock 1-0 with a goal scored by C. Montano. HIGHLIGHTS

LIVINGSTON. Livingston beats Kilmarnock 1-0 after C. Montano scored just 1 goal (25′).

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 Grant Irvine who was helped by Craig Ferguson and Chris Rae. The 4th official was Craig Napier. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 13.3 degrees Celsius or 55.98 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 60%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 47 Ball Possession 53
Shots
  • 10 Total 3
  • 1 On Target 0
  • 9 Off Target 3
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 99 Attack 89
  • 66 Dangerous attack 38
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 5 Corners 4
Fouls
  • 14 Total 12
  • 1 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 3 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

None of the teams had a clear upper hand in terms of ball possession. Livingston was in possession of the ball for 47% of the time vs. Kilmarnock that controlled the ball for 53% of the time.

Attitude and shots

Livingston was more aggressive with 66 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 1 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Livingston won the match​.

Livingston shot 10 times, 1 on target, 9 off target. On the other side, Kilmarnock shot 3 times, 0 on target, 3 off target.

Cards

Livingston received 1 yellow card (S. Pittman). On the opposite side, Kilmarnock received 2 yellow cards (L. Mayo and B. Chrisene).

Match Timeline

C. Montano(goal)S. Kelly
25'
45'
L. Mayo- Yellow
Isma- sub ->K. Guthrie
57'
60'
B. Lyons- sub ->L. Polworth
60'
J. Jones- sub ->J. Dorsett
60'
F. Murray- sub ->D. Armstrong
J. Penrice- sub ->D. Bahamboula
77'
79'
B. Chrisene- Yellow
82'
K. Lafferty- sub ->B. Chrisene
83'
K. McInroy- sub ->A. Power
J. Fitzwater- sub ->C. Montano
90'
S. Pittman- Yellow
90'

Standings

After playing this encounter, Livingston will have 12 points to hold in the 3rd place. On the other side, Kilmarnock will stay with 4 points to remain in the 11th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Premiership, Livingston will host Motherwell on the 2nd of January with a 13-2 head to head statistic in favor of Motherwell (4 draws).

Kilmarnock will host St. Mirren on the 2nd of January with a 19-13 head to head in favor of Kilmarnock (11 draws).

Livingston – Formation

Livingston
G
S. George 1.England
7.4
D
N. Devlin 2.Scotland
6.9
D
A. Obileye 6.England
6.9
D
S. Kelly 24.Scotland
7.6
D
C. Montaño Castillo 11.Colombia
7.6
90' Goals25'
M
J. Holt 18.Scotland
6.8
M
S. Pittman 8.Scotland
6.6
90'
M
D. Bahamboula 7.Congo
6.3
77'
M
S. Omeonga 33.Belgium
6.6
M
J. Nouble 19.England
5.6
F
K. Guthrie 28.Jersey
6.8
57'
Substitutes
G
J. Hamilton 32.Scotland
D
P. Cancar 25.Australia
D
J. Fitzwater 5.England
90'
D
J. Penrice 29.Scotland
6.6
77'
D
J. Longridge 3.Scotland
M
A. Shinnie 22.Scotland
M
S. Kelly 17.Scotland
F
B. Anderson 9.Scotland
F
E. Tavares 10.Portugal
6.6
57'

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 (7.4), Nicky Devlin (6.9), Ayo Obileye (6.9), Sean Kelly (7.6), Cristian Montano (7.7), Jason Holt (6.8), Scott Pitman (6.6), Dylan Bahamboula (6.3), Stephane Omeonga (6.6), Joel Nouble (5.6) and Kurtis Guthrie (6.8).

The home team had on the bench: Jack Hamilton, Phillip Čančar, Jack Fitzwater, James Penrice (6.6), Jackson Longridge, Andrew Shinnie, Stephen Kelly, Bruce Anderson and Esmael Goncalves (6.6).

Livingston could not rely on the presence of Isma (injured).

Substitutions

Livingston made 3 changes: K. Guthrie for Isma (57′), D. Bahamboula for J. Penrice (77′) and C. Montano for J. Fitzwater (90′).

Best player: Cristian Montano​

The most impressive player for Livingston was Cristian Montano.

His rating is (7.7) with 1 goal, 33 passes (54% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 8 duels out of 13. He performed 4 crosses.

Kilmarnock – Formation

Kilmarnock
G
Z. Hemming 1.England
6.2
D
J. Wright 19.Wales
7.0
D
J. Dorsett 3.England
6.6
60'
D
L. Mayo 2.Scotland
6.5
45'
M
R. Alebiousu 25.England
7.4
M
L. Polworth 31.Scotland
6.5
60'
M
A. Power 4.Republic of Ireland
7.1
83'
M
B. Chrisene 33.England
7.1
82' 79'
F
D. Armstrong 11.Scotland
6.8
60'
F
R. McKenzie 7.Scotland
6.8
F
C. Doidge 26.Wales
6.4
Substitutes
G
S. Walker 20.England
D
C. Stokes 6.England
M
K. Mcinroy 21.Scotland
7.4
83'
M
J. Jones 10.Northern Ireland
6.1
60'
M
B. Lyons 17.Northern Ireland
7.1
60'
M
F. Murray 15.Scotland
7.1
60'
F
I. Cameron 27.Scotland
F
K. Lafferty 28.Northern Ireland
6.8
82'
F
O. Shaw 9.Scotland

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

Derek McInnes played with: Zachary Hemming (6.2), Joe Wright (7.0), Lewis Mayo (6.5), Jeriel Dorsett (6.6), Ryan Alebiosu (7.4), Liam Polworth (6.5), Alan Power (7.1), Ben Chrisene (7.3), Danny Armstrong (6.8), Rory McKenzie (6.8) and Christian Doidge (6.4).

These were the players on the bench: Sam Walker, Kerr Mcinroy (7.4), Christopher Stokes, Jordan Jones (6.1), Bradley Lyons (6.7), Fraser Murray (7.1), Innes Cameron, Kyle Lafferty (6.6) and Oli Shaw.

Substitutions

Kilmarnock made 5 changes: L. Polworth for B. Lyons (60′), J. Dorsett for J. Jones (60′), D. Armstrong for F. Murray (60′), B. Chrisene for K. Lafferty (82′) and A. Power for K. McInroy (83′).

Best player: Kerr Mcinroy​

The player that probably impressed the most for Kilmarnock was Kerr Mcinroy.

His rating is (7.4) with 5 passes (40% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 4. He performed 1 cross.

His performance was remarkable also because he started the match from the bench before entering the filed in the 83′.

Results of the day

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