EDINBURGH. Hearts demolishes Dundee United 5-2 with goals of B. Woodburn (22′), A. Cochrane (25′), B. Woodburn (50′), S. Kingsley (76′) and A. McEneff (86′). On the other side, Dundee United scored with R. Edwards (35′), N. Clark (62′).
The match was held at the Tynecastle Park Stadium in Edinburgh on Saturday and this began at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was John Beaton who had the assistance of John McCrossan and Steven Traynor. The 4th official was Euan Anderson. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 10.1 degrees Celsius or 50.22 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 79%.
Hearts was in firm control of the ball 55% while Dundee United was struggling with a 45% ball possession.
Hearts was more aggressive with 58 dangerous attacks and 21 shots of which 5 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Hearts won the match.
Hearts shot 21 times, 5 on target, 16 off target. On the opposite side, Dundee United shot 12 times, 6 on target, 6 off target.
No yellow cards were issued to Hearts. On the opposite side, Dundee United received 3 yellow cards (B. Siegrist, J. Fuchs and R. Edwards).
After this match, Hearts will have 21 points like Dundee United to stay in the 3rd place. On the other side, Dundee United will stay with 21 points like Hearts to stay in the 4th place.
Dundee United will host Aberdeen on the 20th of November with a 17-13 head to head in favor of Aberdeen (11 draws).
Hearts: Formation and Lineups
Hearts started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).
The manager Robbie Neilson chose to play with the following team: Craig Gordon , John Souttar , Craig Halkett , Stephen Kingsley , Taylor Moore , Cameron Devlin , Beni Baningime , Alex Cochrane , Barrie McKay , Josh Ginnelly and Ben Woodburn .
Hearts made 3 changes: B. McKay for G. Mackay-Steven (66′), J. Ginnelly for A. Gnanduillet (78′) and B. Woodburn for A. McEneff (82′).
Top player: Alex Cochrane
Probably the most impressive player in Hearts was Alex Cochrane.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 29 passes (82% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 4. He performed 13 crosses.
Dundee United: Formation and Lineups
Dundee United started with a conservative line-up (4-5-1).
On the opposite side, Thomas Courts played with: Benjamin Siegrist , Kieran Freeman , Ryan Edwards , Charlie Mulgrew , Scott McMann , Peter Pawlett , Ian Harkes , Declan Glass , Jeando Fuchs , Ilmari Niskanen and Nicky Clark .
Dundee United made 2 changes: C. Mulgrew for K. Smith (46′) and D. Glass for M. Biamou (62′).
Top player: Declan Glass
Probably the most impressive player in Dundee United was Declan Glass.
His rating iswith 27 passes (77% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 8. He performed 3 crosses.
Results of the day
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