Hamilton v Aberdeen

Three-easy for Dons Against Hamilton

The Dons went into the game against Hamilton after a lacklustre Scottish Cup game at the weekend against Stenhousemuir – and desperate to get back to that winning league form that dominated December.

And the 1,071 strong Red Army at a cold Hope CBD Stadium, were treated to three goals in this midweek affair with Sam Cosgrove scored his ninth goal in eight games.

There was one change to the side from Saturday, with Stevie May coming in up front for Niall McGinn who was on the subs bench.

Hamilton had control of the opening period of the game, but that was soon to change as Aberdeen stepped up a gear after on-form goal scorer Sam Cosgrove put the Dons ahead thanks to Max Lowe driving forward from left-back, crossing to May who crossed to Cosgrove who put it in at the back of the post.

The Dons continued the second-half where they left off, and were two ahead thanks to yet another Sam Cosgrove goal after he drilled home the goal after beating Ziggy Gordon.

Five minutes later the Dons were home and dry, making it 3-0 after Stevie May’s well taken corner was headed by Cosgrove, Fulton managed to save initially but Lewis Ferguson got the final touch to tap the ball into the net.

From there on in the Dons were more than comfortable to see out the game, and although 4th in the Scottish Premiership are only three points off top spot.

Onwards and upwards, next up Kilmarnock at Pittodrie on Saturday.

Details

Date Time League Season Full Time Attendance
23rd January 2019 7:45 pm Scottish Premiership 2018-19 90' 2,104

Results

Club1st Half2nd HalfGoalsPossession
Hamilton00041%
Aberdeen12359%

Hamilton

2Aaron McGowan Defender 16'
3Scott McMann Defender
4Ziggy Gordon Defender 28'
6Matthew Kilgallon Defender
7Dougie Imrie Midfielder
8Steve Davies 10 Forward
10James Keatings 8 Forward
11Mickel Miller 30 Forward
12Tom Taiwo 25 Midfielder
13Alex Gogić Defender
17Alex Penny Defender
20Jacob Marsden Goalkeeper
21Shaun Want Defender
22Tony Andreu Midfielder
23Ryan Fulton Goalkeeper
25Scott Martin 12 Midfielder 82'
30Steven Boyd 11 Forward
46Lennard Sowah Defender

Staff

Aberdeen

1Joe Lewis Goalkeeper
2Shay Logan Defender 51'
3Graeme Shinnie Defender
4Andrew Considine Defender
5Scott McKenna Defender
7Greg Stewart Forward
8Stephen Gleeson 17 Midfielder
10Niall McGinn Forward
11Gary Mackay-Steven Midfielder
15Scott Wright 16 Forward
16Sam Cosgrove 15 Forward 25', 52'
17Stevie May 8 Forward
19Lewis Ferguson 21 Midfielder 56'
78'
20Tomáš Černý Goalkeeper
21Dominic Ball 19 Defender
24Dean Campbell Midfielder
28Tommie Hoban Defender
29Max Lowe Midfielder

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