News Matches

Hearts v St. Johnstone Live Commentary, 28/08/2022

FT
3 - 2
HEA
STJ
K. Rowles (25)
L. Boyce (31)
L. Shankland (81 pen)
G. Carey (6)
A. Considine (54)
Tynecastle Park

Commentary

Match ends, Heart of Midlothian 3, St. Johnstone 2.
90' + 4' Second Half ends, Heart of Midlothian 3, St. Johnstone 2.
90' + 3' Attempt missed. Lawrence Shankland (Heart of Midlothian) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Barrie McKay.
90' + 2' Offside, St. Johnstone. Theo Bair tries a through ball, but Alex Mitchell is caught offside.
90' + 1' Foul by Alan Forrest (Heart of Midlothian).
90' + 1' Alex Mitchell (St. Johnstone) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
90' Attempt missed. Barrie McKay (Heart of Midlothian) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.
90' Attempt blocked. Alan Forrest (Heart of Midlothian) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Barrie McKay.
89' Attempt missed. Drey Wright (St. Johnstone) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.
88' Offside, St. Johnstone. Liam Gordon tries a through ball, but Jamie Murphy is caught offside.
87' Attempt missed. Barrie McKay (Heart of Midlothian) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Lawrence Shankland.
86' Cameron Devlin (Heart of Midlothian) wins a free kick on the left wing.
86' Foul by Ryan McGowan (St. Johnstone).
A. Considine
Yellow Card
St. Johnstone
84' Andrew Considine (St. Johnstone) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
84' Josh Ginnelly (Heart of Midlothian) wins a free kick on the right wing.
84' Foul by Andrew Considine (St. Johnstone).
83' Lewis Neilson (Heart of Midlothian) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
83' Foul by Ryan McGowan (St. Johnstone).
L. Shankland
Penalty Goal
Hearts
81' Goal! Heart of Midlothian 3, St. Johnstone 2. Lawrence Shankland (Heart of Midlothian) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.
80' Penalty Heart of Midlothian. Barrie McKay draws a foul in the penalty area.
80' Penalty conceded by Liam Gordon (St. Johnstone) after a foul in the penalty area.
78' Attempt missed. Connor Smith (Heart of Midlothian) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner. Assisted by Josh Ginnelly.
77' Foul by Alan Forrest (Heart of Midlothian).
77' Ryan McGowan (St. Johnstone) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
T. Bair
S. May
St. Johnstone
76' Substitution, St. Johnstone. Theo Bair replaces Stevie May.
76' Offside, Heart of Midlothian. Lewis Neilson tries a through ball, but Lawrence Shankland is caught offside.
75' Attempt missed. Andrew Halliday (Heart of Midlothian) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Cameron Devlin.
75' Attempt blocked. Cameron Devlin (Heart of Midlothian) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Michael Smith.
71' Attempt missed. Lewis Neilson (Heart of Midlothian) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.
70' Corner, St. Johnstone. Conceded by Michael Smith.
69' Corner, St. Johnstone. Conceded by Craig Gordon.
69' Attempt saved. Alister Crawford (St. Johnstone) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Jamie Murphy.
A. Crawford
Yellow Card
St. Johnstone
66' Alister Crawford (St. Johnstone) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
66' Andrew Halliday (Heart of Midlothian) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
66' Foul by Alister Crawford (St. Johnstone).
64' Alan Forrest (Heart of Midlothian) hits the bar with a right footed shot from the centre of the box. Assisted by Andrew Halliday with a headed pass.
C. Smith
N. Atkinson
Hearts
63' Substitution, Heart of Midlothian. Connor Smith replaces Nathaniel Atkinson because of an injury.
60' Nathaniel Atkinson (Heart of Midlothian) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
60' Foul by Adam Montgomery (St. Johnstone).
A. Forrest
G. Mackay-Steven
Hearts
59' Substitution, Heart of Midlothian. Alan Forrest replaces Gary Mackay-Steven.
56' Barrie McKay (Heart of Midlothian) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
56' Foul by Liam Gordon (St. Johnstone).
A. Considine
S. May
St. Johnstone
54' Goal! Heart of Midlothian 2, St. Johnstone 2. Andrew Considine (St. Johnstone) header from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Stevie May following a corner.
54' Attempt missed. Stevie May (St. Johnstone) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Alister Crawford with a cross following a corner.
54' Corner, St. Johnstone. Conceded by Craig Gordon.
53' Attempt saved. Graham Carey (St. Johnstone) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Alister Crawford.
53' Attempt saved. Lawrence Shankland (Heart of Midlothian) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Josh Ginnelly.
51' Offside, St. Johnstone. Graham Carey tries a through ball, but Adam Montgomery is caught offside.
49' Offside, St. Johnstone. Alister Crawford tries a through ball, but Jamie Murphy is caught offside.
47' Foul by Barrie McKay (Heart of Midlothian).
47' Graham Carey (St. Johnstone) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
46' Attempt missed. Peter Haring (Heart of Midlothian) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Barrie McKay.
Second Half begins Heart of Midlothian 2, St. Johnstone 1.
A. Montgomery
J. Brown
St. Johnstone
45' Substitution, St. Johnstone. Adam Montgomery replaces James Brown.
L. Gordon
D. Phillips
St. Johnstone
45' Substitution, St. Johnstone. Liam Gordon replaces Daniel Phillips.
45' + 11' First Half ends, Heart of Midlothian 2, St. Johnstone 1.
45' + 10' Foul by Michael Smith (Heart of Midlothian).
45' + 10' Jamie Murphy (St. Johnstone) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
45' + 9' Josh Ginnelly (Heart of Midlothian) wins a free kick on the left wing.
45' + 9' Foul by Ryan McGowan (St. Johnstone).
45' + 8' Corner, St. Johnstone. Conceded by Nathaniel Atkinson.
45' + 6' Attempt blocked. Lawrence Shankland (Heart of Midlothian) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Peter Haring.
45' + 6' Attempt blocked. Barrie McKay (Heart of Midlothian) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Nathaniel Atkinson.
45' + 6' Attempt saved. Lawrence Shankland (Heart of Midlothian) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
45' + 5' Foul by Lawrence Shankland (Heart of Midlothian).
45' + 5' Daniel Phillips (St. Johnstone) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
45' + 5' Attempt missed. Josh Ginnelly (Heart of Midlothian) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Peter Haring with a headed pass following a set piece situation.
L. Shankland
L. Boyce
Hearts
45' + 4' Substitution, Heart of Midlothian. Lawrence Shankland replaces Liam Boyce because of an injury.
D. Phillips
Yellow Card
St. Johnstone
45' Daniel Phillips (St. Johnstone) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
45' Cameron Devlin (Heart of Midlothian) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
45' Foul by Daniel Phillips (St. Johnstone).
43' Attempt missed. Barrie McKay (Heart of Midlothian) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner from a direct free kick.
42' Gary Mackay-Steven (Heart of Midlothian) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
42' Foul by Graham Carey (St. Johnstone).
41' Attempt blocked. Graham Carey (St. Johnstone) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
40' Foul by Josh Ginnelly (Heart of Midlothian).
40' Graham Carey (St. Johnstone) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
39' Foul by Liam Boyce (Heart of Midlothian).
39' Graham Carey (St. Johnstone) wins a free kick on the left wing.
37' Barrie McKay (Heart of Midlothian) wins a free kick on the left wing.
37' Foul by Drey Wright (St. Johnstone).
36' Attempt saved. Josh Ginnelly (Heart of Midlothian) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
36' Attempt blocked. Barrie McKay (Heart of Midlothian) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Josh Ginnelly.
B. McKay
K. Rowles
Hearts
35' Substitution, Heart of Midlothian. Barrie McKay replaces Kye Rowles because of an injury.
33' Attempt missed. Andrew Halliday (Heart of Midlothian) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Cameron Devlin with a headed pass following a corner.
33' Corner, Heart of Midlothian. Conceded by Andrew Considine.
L. Boyce
J. Ginnelly
Hearts
31' Goal! Heart of Midlothian 2, St. Johnstone 1. Liam Boyce (Heart of Midlothian) header from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Josh Ginnelly with a cross.
29' Attempt missed. Stevie May (St. Johnstone) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Graham Carey with a cross following a set piece situation.
29' Foul by Nathaniel Atkinson (Heart of Midlothian).
29' James Brown (St. Johnstone) wins a free kick on the left wing.
K. Rowles
G. Mackay-Steven
Hearts
25' Goal! Heart of Midlothian 1, St. Johnstone 1. Kye Rowles (Heart of Midlothian) header from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Gary Mackay-Steven with a cross following a corner.
25' Corner, Heart of Midlothian. Conceded by Alex Mitchell.
25' Attempt blocked. Liam Boyce (Heart of Midlothian) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Gary Mackay-Steven.
A. Crawford
M. Hallberg
St. Johnstone
20' Substitution, St. Johnstone. Alister Crawford replaces Melker Hallberg because of an injury.
16' Attempt missed. Andrew Halliday (Heart of Midlothian) left footed shot from outside the box is too high following a set piece situation.
16' Attempt blocked. Peter Haring (Heart of Midlothian) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
J. Murphy
Yellow Card
St. Johnstone
15' Jamie Murphy (St. Johnstone) is shown the yellow card.
14' Josh Ginnelly (Heart of Midlothian) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
14' Foul by Daniel Phillips (St. Johnstone).
13' Corner, Heart of Midlothian. Conceded by Alex Mitchell.
10' Attempt missed. Josh Ginnelly (Heart of Midlothian) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses the top left corner. Assisted by Liam Boyce.
9' Foul by Liam Boyce (Heart of Midlothian).
9' James Brown (St. Johnstone) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
8' Attempt saved. Daniel Phillips (St. Johnstone) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Melker Hallberg.
G. Carey
Goal
St. Johnstone
6' Goal! Heart of Midlothian 0, St. Johnstone 1. Graham Carey (St. Johnstone) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner.
5' Attempt blocked. Peter Haring (Heart of Midlothian) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Michael Smith with a headed pass.
1' Foul by Andrew Considine (St. Johnstone).
1' Liam Boyce (Heart of Midlothian) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
First Half begins.
Lineups are announced and players are warming up.