Scottish Championship
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Hamilton Academical 2-0 Livingston

Jason Scotland (left) opened the scoring for Hamilton

Hamilton Academical moved to within a point of Championship leaders Dundee with a workmanlike win over Livingston.

Jason Scotland pounced from close range to score his second goal since arriving from Barnsley after a poor punch clear by goalkeeper Darren Jamieson.

Accies were worthy of their half-time lead, but the game was more even in a more scrappy second 45 minutes.

However, Mickael Antoine-Curier settled home nerves in stoppage time with a drive into the bottom left corner.

Although Accies narrowed the gap with Dundee, the leaders could extend their lead again to four points should they win away to Cowdenbeath on Saturday.

Line-ups

Hamilton

  • 1Cuthbert
  • 2Gordon
  • 6Gillespie
  • 18MacKinnonBooked at 66mins
  • 5Canning
  • 24Tena
  • 22AndreuSubstituted forRoutledgeat 77'minutes
  • 11Crawford
  • 7KeatingsSubstituted forAntoine-Curierat 73'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 50Scotland
  • 17LongridgeSubstituted forHendrieat 57'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Hendrie
  • 4Devlin
  • 8Routledge
  • 19Currie
  • 21Docherty
  • 32Ryan
  • 99Antoine-Curier

Livingston

  • 1Jamieson
  • 2MampuyaSubstituted forMcNultyat 46'minutes
  • 3Talbot
  • 19SivesBooked at 70mins
  • 23Mevlja
  • 5Fordyce
  • 7JacobsSubstituted forDenholmat 80'minutes
  • 21Jacobs
  • 6ScottSubstituted forHabaiat 63'minutes
  • 48Mullen
  • 8O'Brien

Substitutes

  • 9McNulty
  • 11Denholm
  • 14Habai
  • 17Walker
  • 18Wilkie
  • 31Praprotnik
  • 45Rutherford
Referee:
Craig Charleston
Attendance:
1,063

Match Stats

Home TeamHamiltonAway TeamLivingston
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home14
Away2
Shots on Target
Home6
Away1
Corners
Home7
Away4
Fouls
Home7
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Hamilton Academical 2, Livingston 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Hamilton Academical 2, Livingston 0.

Booking

Mickael Antoine-Curier (Hamilton Academical) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Hamilton Academical 2, Livingston 0. Mickael Antoine-Curier (Hamilton Academical) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Stephen Hendrie.
Attempt missed. Ali Crawford (Hamilton Academical) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high from a direct free kick.
Darian MacKinnon (Hamilton Academical) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Craig Sives (Livingston).
Ali Crawford (Hamilton Academical) hits the left post with a right footed shot from the centre of the box.
Darian MacKinnon (Hamilton Academical) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Kyle Jacobs (Livingston).
Corner, Hamilton Academical. Conceded by Jason Talbot.
Attempt missed. Ali Crawford (Hamilton Academical) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Livingston. Danny Denholm replaces Keaghan Jacobs.

Substitution

Substitution, Hamilton Academical. Jonathon Routledge replaces Tony Andreu.
Corner, Hamilton Academical. Conceded by Nejc Mevlja.
Tony Andreu (Hamilton Academical) hits the left post with a right footed shot from the right side of the box.
Darian MacKinnon (Hamilton Academical) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Kyle Jacobs (Livingston).

Substitution

Substitution, Hamilton Academical. Mickael Antoine-Curier replaces James Keatings.
Darian MacKinnon (Hamilton Academical) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Kyle Jacobs (Livingston).

Booking

Craig Sives (Livingston) is shown the yellow card.
Jason Scotland (Hamilton Academical) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Craig Sives (Livingston).
Attempt saved. Darian MacKinnon (Hamilton Academical) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Martin Canning.

Booking

Darian MacKinnon (Hamilton Academical) is shown the yellow card.
Foul by Ziggy Gordon (Hamilton Academical).
Michal Habai (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Corner, Hamilton Academical. Conceded by Nejc Mevlja.
Attempt blocked. James Keatings (Hamilton Academical) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Livingston. Michal Habai replaces Martin Scott.
Tony Andreu (Hamilton Academical) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Jason Talbot (Livingston).
Stephen Hendrie (Hamilton Academical) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Daniel Mullen (Livingston).
Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Kevin Cuthbert.
Attempt saved. Daniel Mullen (Livingston) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
Attempt saved. Jason Scotland (Hamilton Academical) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Hamilton Academical. Stephen Hendrie replaces Louis Longridge.
Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Martin Canning.
Foul by Ziggy Gordon (Hamilton Academical).
Callum Fordyce (Livingston) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Tony Andreu (Hamilton Academical) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Nejc Mevlja (Livingston).
Corner, Hamilton Academical. Conceded by Craig Sives.

Substitution

Substitution, Livingston. Marc McNulty replaces Mike Mampuya.

Second Half

Second Half begins Hamilton Academical 1, Livingston 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Hamilton Academical 1, Livingston 0.
Attempt saved. Ziggy Gordon (Hamilton Academical) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Attempt missed. Ali Crawford (Hamilton Academical) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.
Corner, Hamilton Academical. Conceded by Jason Talbot.
Foul by Louis Longridge (Hamilton Academical).
Jason Talbot (Livingston) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Attempt missed. Louis Longridge (Hamilton Academical) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.
Foul by Ziggy Gordon (Hamilton Academical).
Daniel Mullen (Livingston) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Goal!

Goal! Hamilton Academical 1, Livingston 0. Jason Scotland (Hamilton Academical) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal.
Corner, Hamilton Academical. Conceded by Kyle Jacobs.
Foul by Grant Gillespie (Hamilton Academical).
Daniel Mullen (Livingston) wins a free kick on the left wing.
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Dundee2414461846
2Hamilton2513661445
3Falkirk2411761640
4Queen of Sth241059635
5Dumbarton241059035
6Livingston259511-132
7Raith Rovers23869-530
8Alloa238510-729
9Cowdenbeath247413-1725
10Morton243714-2416
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