Scottish League Cup

Ross County claimed a late victory at Hamilton to reach the third round of the Scottish Communities League Cup.

Accies took the lead from the penalty spot in the second minute, James Chambers converting after Marc Fitzpatrick's foul on Douglas Imrie.

Michael Gardyne fired the visitors level from the edge of the box 20 mintues after the break.

The tie seemed to be heading for extra time until Steven Craig netted from 12 yards eight minutes from the end.

Lineup, Bookings (5) & Substitutions (5)

Hamilton Academical

  • 01 Cerny
  • 02 McAlister
  • 03 Gordon Booked (Crawford - 83' )
  • 04 Canning
  • 06 Kilday
  • 05 Mensing Booked
  • 08 Gillepsie
  • 10 Chambers (Wilkie - 55' )
  • 07 Imrie
  • 09 Paterson (Anderson - 38' )
  • 11 McLaren

Substitutes

  • 19 Hutton
  • 12 Wilkie
  • 14 Crawford
  • 16 Anderson
  • 15 Lyle

Ross County

  • 01 Fraser
  • 02 Miller
  • 04 Boyd
  • 05 Munro
  • 03 Fitzpatrick
  • 06 Lawson
  • 08 Quinn Booked
  • 10 Brittain
  • 11 Corcoran Booked (Craig - 46' )
  • 07 Gardyne
  • 09 Byrne (McMenamin - 46' Booked )

Substitutes

  • 18 Malin
  • 12 Flynn
  • 16 Morrison
  • 14 McMenamin
  • 15 Craig
Ref: Tumilty
Att: 828

Match Stats

Shots

4 9

On target

1 5

Corners

3 5

Fouls

9 6

Live Text Commentary

90:00 +3:12 Full time

Full Time The referee blows for the end of the match.

90:00 +2:32 Booking

Booking Colin McMenamin receives a yellow card.

90:00 +2:11

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Tomas Cerny.

89:39

Richard Brittain decides to take a short corner.

86:08

Unfair challenge on Steven Craig by James McAlister results in a free kick. Richard Brittain crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance made by Simon Mensing.

84:16

Unfair challenge on Kyle Wilkie by Paul Lawson results in a free kick. Ali Crawford crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel.

82:53 Substitution

Substitution Ziggy Gordon goes off and Ali Crawford comes on.

81:49

Colin McMenamin provided the assist for the goal.

81:49 Goal scored

Goal! - Steven Craig - Hamilton 1 - 2 Ross Co Steven Craig finds the net with a goal from deep inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Hamilton 1-2 Ross County.

80:27

Grant Gillespie concedes a free kick for a foul on Colin McMenamin. Free kick taken by Richard Brittain, Rocco Quinn takes a shot. Save made by Tomas Cerny.

79:04

Steven Craig fouled by Lee Kilday, the ref awards a free kick. Richard Brittain delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, clearance by Martin Canning.

78:16

Steven Craig is penalised for a handball. Lee Kilday takes the indirect free kick.

77:34

Michael Gardyne takes a shot. Save by Tomas Cerny.

75:41

The assistant referee signals for offside against Colin McMenamin. Indirect free kick taken by Tomas Cerny.

74:52

Grant Anderson delivers the ball.

67:18

Gary Miller challenges Douglas Imrie unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Douglas Imrie from left channel, Michael Fraser makes a save.

66:42

Douglas Imrie has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide left of the target.

64:41 Goal scored

Goal! - Michael Gardyne - Hamilton 1 - 1 Ross Co Michael Gardyne scores a goal from just inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Hamilton 1-1 Ross County.

63:06

Centre by Michael Gardyne, Scott Boyd has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

61:48

Short corner taken by Douglas Imrie.

60:45

Gary Miller gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kyle Wilkie. Lee Kilday takes the direct free kick.

58:31

Michael Gardyne has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the target.

56:24 Booking

Booking Caution for Ziggy Gordon.

56:14

Foul by Ziggy Gordon on Michael Gardyne, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Paul Lawson.

54:24 Substitution

Substitution Kyle Wilkie comes on in place of James Chambers.

53:23

The ball is swung over by Gary Miller, blocked by James McAlister. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Richard Brittain from the right by-line.

52:21

Shot by William McLaren. Save made by Michael Fraser.

50:55 Booking

Booking Rocco Quinn is cautioned by the ref for dissent.

50:49 Booking

Booking The referee books Simon Mensing for unsporting behaviour.

50:17

Rocco Quinn fouled by Simon Mensing, the ref awards a free kick. Michael Fraser takes the direct free kick.

48:28

Steven Craig crosses the ball, clearance made by Ziggy Gordon.

46:13

James Chambers fouled by Scott Boyd, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Douglas Imrie.

45:01

The referee starts the second half.

45:01 Substitution

Substitution Steven Craig on for Mark Corcoran.

45:01 Substitution

Substitution Colin McMenamin joins the action as a substitute, replacing Kurtis Byrne.

45:00 +0:58 Half time

Half Time The whistle is blown to end the first half.

43:13

Michael Gardyne fouled by James McAlister, the ref awards a free kick. Michael Fraser takes the free kick.

42:22

Effort from outside the box by Grant Anderson goes wide right of the target.

41:34

Douglas Imrie is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Grant Munro takes the free kick.

40:32 Booking

Booking Caution for Mark Corcoran.

40:17

Foul by Mark Corcoran on Grant Gillespie, free kick awarded. Martin Canning takes the direct free kick.

37:47 Substitution

Substitution Grant Anderson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Matthew Paterson.

33:44

Inswinging corner taken by Douglas Imrie, Gary Miller makes a clearance.

33:04

Kurtis Byrne is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Martin Canning.

31:31

Corner taken by Douglas Imrie from the right by-line played to the near post.

29:27

Grant Gillespie challenges Michael Gardyne unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Paul Lawson, blocked by James McAlister.

28:18

The ball is crossed by Matthew Paterson.

25:41

Effort from long distance by Paul Lawson goes wide right of the target.

24:38

Unfair challenge on Paul Lawson by Grant Gillespie results in a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Paul Lawson, save by Tomas Cerny.

20:42

Corner taken right-footed by Paul Lawson, clearance made by Grant Gillespie.

18:00

Inswinging corner taken by Paul Lawson, Simon Mensing manages to make a clearance.

16:58

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Gardyne by Martin Canning. Free kick crossed right-footed by Richard Brittain, save by Tomas Cerny.

16:40

Douglas Imrie produces a cross, Michael Fraser makes a save.

10:17

The ball is swung over by Richard Brittain, clearance made by Ziggy Gordon.

6:29

Richard Brittain produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty area that goes harmlessly over the target.

4:20

Effort on goal by William McLaren from outside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the bar.

1:12 Goal scored

Goal! - James Chambers - Hamilton 1 - 0 Ross Co Penalty taken right-footed by James Chambers and scored. Hamilton 1-0 Ross County.

0:30

Penalty awarded for an unfair challenge on Douglas Imrie by Marc Fitzpatrick.

0:00

The ref blows the whistle to begin the match.

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