Scottish Championship
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Hamilton Academical 2-0 Livingston

James Keatings celebrates with Hamilton team-mate Martin Canning after scoring against Livingston

James Keatings scored twice as Scottish Championship leaders Hamilton Academical returned to winning ways against Livingston.

After losing to Alloa Athletic last week, Accies were keen to get in front and were given that opportunity from the penalty spot.

Andrew Barrowman handled in the box and Keatings converted from 12 yards.

And Keatings claimed his second from Ali Crawford's cross to seal the home side's victory.

Line-ups

Hamilton

  • 1Cuthbert
  • 3Hendrie
  • 4DevlinBooked at 26mins
  • 5Canning
  • 2Gordon
  • 22AndreuSubstituted forWatsonat 86'minutes
  • 18MacKinnon
  • 6Gillespie
  • 11Crawford
  • 99Antoine-CurierSubstituted forMcShaneat 79'minutes
  • 7KeatingsSubstituted forBrophyat 88'minutes

Substitutes

  • 19Currie
  • 32Ryan
  • 9McShane
  • 24Tena
  • 20Brophy
  • 16Watson

Livingston

  • 1Jamieson
  • 19DonaldsonBooked at 15mins
  • 5Fordyce
  • 21McDonald
  • 4Mensing
  • 10ScougallSubstituted forBurchillat 67'minutes
  • 8O'Brien
  • 6ScottSubstituted forDenholmat 82'minutes
  • 9McNulty
  • 7Jacobs
  • 22BarrowmanBooked at 32minsSubstituted forMullenat 82'minutes

Substitutes

  • 48Mullen
  • 3Talbot
  • 11Denholm
  • 18Wilkie
  • 27Burchill
  • 17Walker
  • 49Lander
Referee:
Des Roache
Attendance:
1,059

Match Stats

Home TeamHamiltonAway TeamLivingston
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home13
Away4
Shots on Target
Home8
Away1
Corners
Home11
Away6
Fouls
Home10
Away6

Live Text

Match ends, Hamilton Academical 2, Livingston 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Hamilton Academical 2, Livingston 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Hamilton Academical. Eamonn Brophy replaces James Keatings.

Foul by Ali Crawford (Hamilton Academical).

Burton O'Brien (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Hamilton Academical. Craig Watson replaces Anthony Andreu.

Attempt saved. Michael Devlin (Hamilton Academical) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Hamilton Academical. Conceded by Simon Mensing.

Substitution

Substitution, Livingston. Daniel Mullen replaces Andrew Barrowman.

Substitution

Substitution, Livingston. Danny Denholm replaces Martin Scott.

Michael Devlin (Hamilton Academical) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Mark Burchill (Livingston).

Substitution

Substitution, Hamilton Academical. Jon McShane replaces Mickael Antoine-Curier.

Attempt missed. Michael Devlin (Hamilton Academical) header from the centre of the box is too high following a corner.

Corner, Hamilton Academical. Conceded by Connor McDonald.

Attempt missed. Keaghan Jacobs (Livingston) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Darian MacKinnon.

Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Darian MacKinnon.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Michael Devlin (Hamilton Academical) because of an injury.

Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Michael Devlin.

Attempt blocked. Mark Burchill (Livingston) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Ali Crawford (Hamilton Academical) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Andrew Barrowman (Livingston) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Livingston. Mark Burchill replaces Stefan Scougall.

Foul by Anthony Andreu (Hamilton Academical).

Martin Scott (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Hamilton Academical 2, Livingston 0. James Keatings (Hamilton Academical) left footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Ali Crawford with a cross.

Corner, Hamilton Academical. Conceded by Coll Donaldson.

Foul by James Keatings (Hamilton Academical).

Keaghan Jacobs (Livingston) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Grant Gillespie (Hamilton Academical) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Marc McNulty (Livingston).

Foul by Stephen Hendrie (Hamilton Academical).

Marc McNulty (Livingston) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, Hamilton Academical. Conceded by Simon Mensing.

Foul by Martin Canning (Hamilton Academical).

Martin Scott (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Ali Crawford (Hamilton Academical) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Hamilton8611919
2Raith Rovers8431515
3Falkirk8422614
4Dundee8422514
5Alloa8413213
6Dumbarton8314-310
7Queen of Sth8224-28
8Livingston8224-48
9Cowdenbeath8206-106
10Morton8125-85
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