Europa League
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Hearts v Liverpool

Tynecastle Stadium
23 Aug 2012, KO: 19:45

Minute by minute

93 FULL-TIME: The referee calls time at Tynecastle...the Reds will take a 1-0 advantage into the second leg
92 Morgan takes to the field for his first competitive match for the first-team as Paterson hammers an effort yards wide of Reina's post
91 Substitution: Adam Morgan for Fabio Borini:
90 The fourth official indicates there will be three minutes of added time
89 Paterson sends a volley crashing towards Reina's far post from the edge of the box...the Spaniard dives brilliantly to push it wide
88 Driver almost clinches an equaliser when the ball breaks for him and he strikes it on the turn...Reina is down quick to gather
86 Substitution: Scott Robinson for Darren Barr:
85 Henderson splits the Hearts defence with a fine pass into the path of Borini...the Italian was in acres of space but the linesman said he was offside
83 Substitution: Dale Carrick for Arvydas Novikovas:
82 Sterling curls wide after fine build-up play from the Reds in which they passed the ball crisply for a long spell
81 The Reds have the lead at Tynecastle...Kelly fired the ball into the area from wide...his low cross skimmed across the surface towards Borini but Webster turned it into his own net
79 Substitution: Andrew Driver for David Templeton:
77 Own Goal! Andy Webster: The defender turns home a Kelly cross from wide under pressure from Borini
74 Shelvey weaves his way through a wall of Hearts players in the middle of the park but is unable to release Borini ahead of him
70 McGowan holds off Adam and whips a cross into the Reds' penalty area but no-one was in the middle to attack it
68 Allen is on for the Reds to make his European debut as Sterling lays the ball of for Adam but his shot doesn't trouble the 'keeper
66 Substitution: Joe Allen for Jay Spearing:
65 Shelvey looks to pick-out Borini with a high diagonal ball but MacDonald is alert as he rises to catch the cross
62 Downing is on for his 50th appearance for the Reds and it looks as though he is slotting into the left-back role
61 Substitution: Stewart Downing for Jack Robinson:
59 At the other end Novikovas fires over the bar from similar range
58 Adam does brilliantly to beat two men in the middle of the park and race towards goal before dragging a shot wide of MacDonald's left post
57 Paterson does well to get in behind the Liverpool defence but the youngster is unable fire the ball past Reina from a tight angle
55 Sterling exchanges a one-two with Borini but MacDonald rushes out to rob him of possession as he shapes to shoot
52 Liverpool looking to play the ball about now and settle in possession...Sterling does well to get to the touchline and jink past two men before winning a corner
47 Hearts start the second half brightly with a couple of shots from range
46 SECOND HALF: Hearts get the second 45 underway
45 HALF-TIME: We reach the interval just seconds after the Reds' best chance of the game so far
44 Sterling and Borini break clear of the Hearts defence with just one defender and the 'keeper for company...Sterling passes the ball to the Italian but he smashes it against the post
44 Sterling finds Adam in acres of space out on the right...the Scot takes on one man before hammering at goal...Hearts get bodies in the way
41 The Hearts players and fans appeal for a penalty as they believe Carragher handled the ball in the box
37 Robinson shows he is prepared to get forward down the flank as he runs the length of the pitch in an attempt to latch onto a pass from Adam...the ball was a little too heavy
33 A fine move from Liverpool almost opens Hearts up...Henderson curls a perfectly-weighted pass into Borini but he can't get a touch to the cross
32 Shelvey slides a pass along the floor and into the path of Borini but Webster is tight to the Italian and is able to block his effort on goal
28 Sterling is looking a real threat...this time the youngster jinks inside and looks to loop the ball over MacDonald from 25 yards out...he was close
27 Kelly has to stretch at the other end to deny McGowan after he raced 40 yards down the pitch and towards the Liverpool box
24 Sterling turns McGowan with an injection of pace...the Hearts defender stretches and almost nudges the ball past his own 'keeper and into the net behind
23 First Booking: Darren Barr: The midfielder is booked for a tackle on Adam
21 Liverpool start to retain possession and take the sting out of Hearts' attack...they pass their way down the field to where Sterling cuts inside from the right and tries his luck
17 Templeton races into space down the left flank and hammers a shot on goal which curls over Reina's bar
16 Novikovas angles a corner towards the corner of the penalty area from where Barr smashes the ball into a wall of Liverpool defenders
13 Sutton does well to manoeuvre the ball away from Carragher before firing dangerously wide from the edge of the box
11 Novikovas fires in a shot from 30 yards out which swerves towards Reina's goal and almost dips into the net before the 'keeper can push it behind for a corner
8 Adam bursts forward and fires low on goal...MacDonald is down low to parry before Borini hammers the loose ball back at the 'keeper...
5 Liverpool looking to get the ball on the floor and pass it about with Henderson seeing plenty of the play in the middle
4 It's a raucous atmosphere in the stadium tonight...the travelling Reds are doing their bit as well with renditions of 'The Fields of Anfield Road'
1 KICK-OFF: Borini and Shelvey get the game underway at Tynecastle
Pre Jack Robinson is also in the side at left-back while Jamie Carragher will skipper the side
Pre Raheem Sterling will make his first competitive start for the Reds against Hearts at Tynecastle tonight