Premiership: Aberdeen defeats Motherwell 2-1

MOTHERWELL. Aberdeen prevailed over Motherwell to win 2-1.

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MOTHERWELL. Aberdeen defeated Motherwell to win 2-1. It was Aberdeen to strike first with an early goal of B. Miovski at the 4′. Then it was a goal in the 55′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, Duk gave the win to Aberdeen in the 67′ minute with a goal. Motherwell lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (59%).

The match was played at the Fir Park stadium in Motherwell on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Euan Anderson with the assistance of Graham McNeillie and Paul O’Neill. The 4th official was Dan McFarlane. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 13.2 degrees Celsius or 55.72 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 88%.​

Match Statistics

Motherwell was in firm control of the ball 59% while Aberdeen was struggling with a 41% ball possession.

Motherwell was more aggressive with 61 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 5 were on target. Nevertheless, Aberdeen found a way to find the solution to win this match.​

Motherwell shot 13 times, 5 on target, 8 off target. On the opposite side, Aberdeen shot 10 times, 5 on target, 5 off target.


Motherwell received 3 yellow cards (R. Lamie, B. Spittal and S. Goss). On the other side, Aberdeen received 2 yellow cards (Duk and B. Miovski).

After playing this encounter, Motherwell will stay with 13 points like St. Johnstone to stay in the 8th place. On the other side, Aberdeen will have 16 points like St. Mirren to stay in the 4th place.

Match Events

  • 4'

    B. Miovski

  • 13'

    Bojan Miovski (Goal cancelled)

  • 33'


  • 43'

    R. Lamie

  • 46'

    C. Shields

    R. Tierney

  • 51'

    B. Miovski

  • 53'

    B. Spittal

  • 55'

    S. McKinstry

  • 67'


  • 71'

    D. Cornelius

    C. Slattery

  • 77'

    S. O\'Donnell

    P. McGinn

  • 77'

    M. Kennedy


  • 81'

    V. Besuijen

    L. Clarkson

  • 84'

    M. Watkins

    B. Miovski

  • 90'

    S. Goss

Next match

In the upcoming Premiership match, Motherwell will play away with Dundee United on the 29th of October with a 21-15 head to head statistic in favor of Dundee United (14 draws).

Aberdeen will play away with Rangers on the 29th of October with a 26-8 head to head stats in favor of Rangers (13 draws).

Motherwell: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Steven Hammell chose to play with the following team: Liam Kelly (6.1), Paul McGinn (6.2), Sondre Solholm Johansen (7.0), Ricki Lamie (7.2), Matt Penney (6.2), Callum Slattery (6.6), Sean Goss (6.7), Stuart McKinstry (7.0), Ross Tierney (6.3), Blair Spittal (7.1) and Kevin van Veen (6.4).


Motherwell made 3 changes: R. Tierney for C. Shields (46′), C. Slattery for D. Cornelius (71′) and P. McGinn for S. O’Donnell (76′).

Top player: Ricki Lamie

The player who no doubt impressed Motherwell the most was Ricki Lamie.

His rating is (7.2) with 40 passes (72% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 11 duels out of 16.

Aberdeen: Formation and Lineups

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

On the opposite side, Jim Goodwin played with: Kelle Roos (6.2), Ross McCrorie (6.8), Anthony Stewart (6.7), Liam Scales (6.8), Ylber Ramadani (7.0), Jayden Richardson (6.7), Connor Barron (7.4), Leighton Clarkson (6.4), Jack Mackenzie (7.1), Bojan Miovski (7.1) and Duk (7.3).


Aberdeen made 3 changes: Duk for M. Kennedy (76′), L. Clarkson for V. Besuijen (81′) and B. Miovski for M. Watkins (84′).

Top player: Connor Barron

Probably the most impressive player in Aberdeen was Connor Barron even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (7.4) with 22 passes (72% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 8. He performed 1 cross.

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