Premiership: Aberdeen tops Livingston 2-0 on Wednesday

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ABERDEEN. Aberdeen prevails over Livingston with a 2-0 win with a goal from R. Hedges (24') and a goal from D. Bates (76').

ABERDEEN. Aberdeen conquers Livingston with a 2-0 win with a goal from R. Hedges (24′) and a goal from D. Bates (76′). Aberdeen was vastly superior ball possession (75%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the Pittodrie Stadium stadium in Aberdeen on Wednesday and it started at 7:45 pm local time. The referee was Craig Napier who had the assistance of Jonathan Bell and Gary Hilland. The 4th official was Gavin Duncan. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 1.3 degrees Celsius or 34.32 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 90%.​

Match Statistics

Aberdeen was in firm control of the ball 75% while Livingston was struggling with a 25% ball possession.

Aberdeen was more aggressive with 58 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Aberdeen won the contest.

Aberdeen shot 16 times, 6 on target, 10 off target. On the opposite side, Livingston shot 3 times, 0 on target, 3 off target.

Cards

No yellow cards were issued to Aberdeen. On the other side, Livingston received 1 yellow card (J. Longridge).

Also, Livingston didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after J. Longridge (Livingston) was sent out after receiving a second yellow card (61′).

After playing this match, Aberdeen will have 18 points like Hibernian to move down in the 7th place. On the other side, Livingston will stay with 13 points like Dundee to move up in the 11th place.

Match Events

  • 24'
    24'

    R. Hedges

  • 46'
    46'

    A. Shinnie

    A. Obileye

  • 46'
    46'

    J. Hamilton

    B. Anderson

  • 47'
    47'

    J. Longridge

  • 61'
    61'

    J. Longridge

  • 64'
    64'

    J. Penrice

    A. Forrest

  • 76'
    76'

    D. Bates

    J. Hayes

  • 80'
    80'

    N. McGinn

    M. Watkins

  • 83'
    83'

    C. McLennan

    C. Ramirez

  • 84'
    84'

    A. Samuels

    R. Hedges

Next match

In the upcoming Premiership match, Aberdeen will host St. Mirren on the 4th of December with a 19-7 head to head statistic in favor of Aberdeen (15 draws).

Livingston will host Hearts on the 5th of December with a 4-1 head to head statistic in favor of Hearts (4 draws).

Aberdeen: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Stephen Glass chose to play with the following team: Joe Lewis (6.7), Funso Ojo (7.1), Ross McCrorie (6.8), David Bates (8.0), Jonny Hayes (7.8), Lewis Ferguson (7.1), Scott Brown (7.3), Jay Emmanuel-Thomas (6.6), Ryan Hedges (7.1), Christian Ramirez (7.3) and Marley Watkins (7.1).

Substitutes

Aberdeen made 3 changes: M. Watkins for N. McGinn (80′), C. Ramirez for C. McLennan (83′) and R. Hedges for A. Samuels (84′).

Top player: David Bates

The player who no doubt impressed Aberdeen the most was David Bates.

His rating is (8.0) with 1 goal, 91 passes (93% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 8.

Livingston: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, David Martindale played with: Max Stryjek (6.5), Jack Fitzwater (6.6), Ayo Obileye (6.8), Tom Parkes (6.8), Nicky Devlin (6.4), Jason Holt (6.1), Stephane Omeonga (6.4), Jackson Longridge (6.4), Odin Bailey (7.0), Alan Forrest (6.8) and Bruce Anderson (6.8).

Substitutes

Livingston made 3 changes: A. Obileye for A. Shinnie (46′), B. Anderson for J. Hamilton (46′) and A. Forrest for J. Penrice (64′).

Top player: Odin Bailey

The player who no doubt impressed Livingston the most was Odin Bailey.

His rating is (7.0) with 16 passes (62% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 15. He performed 5 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Premiership

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