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Michael Gardyne produces a cross, Paul Hanlon manages to make a clearance.
Keith Watson delivers the ball. Michael Gardyne is penalised for a handball. Ben Williams takes the direct free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Tom Taiwo on John Rankin. Free kick taken by Sean Dillon.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Scott Robertson by John Rankin. Direct free kick taken by Ben Williams.
Corner taken right-footed by Paul Cairney to the near post, John Rankin makes a clearance.
(Hibernian) makes a substitution, with Danny Handling coming on for Matt Done.
Foul by Ryan McGivern on Gary Mackay-Steven, Penalty awarded. Johnny Russell scores a placed penalty. Dundee Utd 2-2 Hibernian.The assist for the goal came from Gary Mackay-Steven.
A cross is delivered by John Rankin, Jon Daly has a header from close in and clears the crossbar.
Corner taken by Willo Flood, Ben Williams makes a save.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gary Mackay-Steven by Tom Taiwo. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Barry Douglas, James McPake makes a clearance.
Foul by Tom Taiwo on John Rankin, free kick awarded. Tom Taiwo is given a yellow card. Barry Douglas takes the direct free kick.
Foul by John Rankin on Matt Done, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed left-footed by Matt Done from right wing, clearance by Brian McLean.
The referee blows for offside against Johnny Russell. Michael Gardyne on for Stuart Armstrong. Ben Williams restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Gary Mackay-Steven on Ryan McGivern, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Paul Cairney from left wing, Brian McLean makes a clearance.
Corner taken by Barry Douglas, clearance by James McPake.
The ball is sent over by Keith Watson, Stuart Armstrong takes a shot. Save by Ben Williams.
Sean Dillon concedes a free kick for a foul on Eoin Doyle. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Matt Done from left wing, free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Hanlon on Keith Watson. Radoslaw Cierzniak takes the free kick.
Eoin Doyle is brought on as a substitute for Leigh Griffiths.
Shot by John Rankin from outside the box goes high over the target.
Paul Cairney produces a left-footed shot from outside the penalty box and misses left.
Gary Mackay-Steven gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lewis Stevenson. Gary Mackay-Steven receives a yellow card. Ben Williams takes the free kick.
Paul Cairney challenges Stuart Armstrong unfairly and gives away a free kick. Barry Douglas crosses the ball, Close range header by Keith Watson goes over the crossbar.
Richie Ryan goes off and Barry Douglas comes on.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Richie Ryan by Scott Robertson. Free kick taken by Willo Flood.
Foul by Richie Ryan on Tom Taiwo, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Paul Hanlon.
Unfair challenge on Jon Daly by Scott Robertson results in a free kick. Jon Daly restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is swung over by Keith Watson, Ben Williams makes a save.
Tom Taiwo challenges Gary Mackay-Steven unfairly and gives away a free kick. Willo Flood crosses the ball in from the free kick, Ryan McGivern manages to make a clearance.
Leigh Griffiths grabs a goal from just outside the box to the top right corner of the goal. Dundee Utd 1-2 Hibernian.Assist by Matt Done.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Willo Flood, save made by Ben Williams.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gary Mackay-Steven by Scott Robertson. Free kick taken by Willo Flood.
Stuart Armstrong takes a shot from deep inside the box clearing the bar.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Willo Flood by Scott Robertson. Richie Ryan takes the direct free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Gary Mackay-Steven on Jorge Claros. Lewis Stevenson takes the free kick.
Leigh Griffiths has an effort at goal from the just inside the penalty area hitting the post.
Gary Mackay-Steven concedes a free kick for a foul on James McPake. Ben Williams takes the direct free kick.
Effort from just outside the area by Leigh Griffiths goes over the bar.
Shot from a long way out by Ryan McGivern goes wide of the left-hand upright.
Tom Taiwo gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gary Mackay-Steven. Gary Mackay-Steven takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jorge Claros by John Rankin. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Leigh Griffiths from right wing, clearance made by Brian McLean.
Unfair challenge on Willo Flood by Scott Robertson results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Sean Dillon.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jorge Claros on Willo Flood. Jon Daly takes the free kick.
Paul Cairney takes a shot. Jon Daly gets a block in.
Tom Taiwo fouled by Keith Watson, the ref awards a free kick. The ball is crossed by Leigh Griffiths, James McPake scores a headed goal from close range. Dundee Utd 1-1 Hibernian.Assist by Leigh Griffiths.
Willo Flood gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matt Done. Free kick taken by Matt Done.
Effort on goal by Tom Taiwo from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.
Stuart Armstrong produces a left-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the target.
Short corner worked by Willo Flood.
Leigh Griffiths takes a shot. Comfortable save by Radoslaw Cierzniak.
Effort from inside the area by Gary Mackay-Steven misses to the right of the target.
Corner taken by Matt Done.
The referee cautions Jon Daly for dissent.
Paul Cairney is adjudged to have handled the ball. Radoslaw Cierzniak restarts play with the free kick.
Paul Cairney produces a drilled right-footed shot from 18 yards. Radoslaw Cierzniak makes a save.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jorge Claros on Stuart Armstrong. Willo Flood takes the free kick.
The ball is crossed by Ryan McGivern.
The assistant referee flags for offside against John Rankin. Ben Williams takes the free kick.
Jorge Claros concedes a free kick for a foul on Stuart Armstrong. Jon Daly takes the free kick.
John Rankin finds the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Dundee Utd 1-0 Hibernian.
Matt Done takes a shot. Richie Ryan gets a block in.
The official flags Leigh Griffiths offside. Radoslaw Cierzniak takes the free kick.
McNamara: Players need more self-belief
Dundee United manager Jackie McNamara believes he has the most exciting young talent in Scotland at his disposal - and wants the players themselves to share his view as the prepare to meet Hibernian.
United secured their third win in four games under McNamara when they won 1-0 at Motherwell on Tuesday night after Gary Mackay-Steven set up Johnny Russell for the only goal on the counter-attack.
The pair and Stuart Armstrong, all Scotland Under-21 internationals, stretched Motherwell a number of times on the break in the second half and only the brilliance of Motherwell goalkeeper kept his side in the game before James McFadden's 73rd-minute introduction.
McNamara said: "There is a lot of ability here and it's just getting them to believe how good they are.
"I think some of the younger ones don't realise how good they are. There are some fantastic talents.
"For me, the other night, the forward line we had were the three most exciting players we have in the country.
"People were talking about McFadden coming back to Motherwell. When I look at our front three - Armstrong, Russell and GMS - it's exciting not just for Dundee United but for Scottish football."
Gavin Gunning is the only absentee as he undergoes knee surgery.
Hibernian will not be re-signing former Scotland midfielder Kevin Thomson, despite giving him use of the club's training facilities.
The 28-year-old, capped three times for his country, has joined up with the Easter Park outfit in a bid to keep himself fit after being released by Middlesbrough at the end of January.
However, manager Pat Fenlon insists he simply does not have the money to offer the former Rangers player - twice a Clydesdale Bank Premier League winner with the Ibrox club - a return to his former Leith stomping ground.
The Hibs boss said: "We have used up our budget in relation to players. We have given Kevin the facilities to come in and train and that's all there is.
"There are loads of players we would like to bring in if we had the money for it. Kevin is an ex-Hibs player and has been in training with us for the last few days and we're delighted to help him out but at the moment there is nothing more than that.
"So he's only here to train. He is obviously looking at his own career. He has been here before, still has a good relationship with people at the club so we wanted to help him out."
Fenlon will, however, be able to call upon midfielder Gary Deegan for the Tannadice trip after he sat out last weekend's 1-0 win over St Mirren in Paisley as he served a one-match ban.
That leaves defender Tim Clancy as the Easter Road manager's only injury concern as he continues his recovery from a hamstring tear.
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