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Prince Buaben gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ian Black. Free kick taken by Marian Kello.
Effort from 12 yards by Craig Conway. Save by Marian Kello. Inswinging corner taken by Craig Conway, save by Marian Kello.
The referee penalises Andis Shala for handball. Direct free kick taken by Marian Kello. Andis Shala receives a caution.
Kevin Kyle is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Dusan Pernis.
Sean Dillon gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kevin Kyle. Direct free kick taken by Eggert Jonsson.
Craig Conway takes a shot. Marian Kello makes a save.
The ball is crossed by Barry Douglas, clearance made by Eggert Jonsson. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Barry Douglas from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by David Obua.
Foul by David Obua on Morgaro Gomis, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Dusan Pernis.
Morgaro Gomis grabs a goal from outside the box to the top right corner of the goal. Hearts 1-1 Dundee Utd.
David Obua concedes a free kick for a foul on David Robertson. Free kick taken by Dusan Pernis.
Arvydas Novikovas on for David Templeton.
Inswinging corner taken by Barry Douglas.
Craig Conway delivers the ball. Ian Black gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Morgaro Gomis. Morgaro Gomis restarts play with the free kick.
(Dundee Utd) makes a substitution, with Andis Shala coming on for Scott Robertson.
David Obua is brought on as a substitute for Suso Santana.
The referee gives a against Ismael Bouzid for handball. Penalty taken by Jon Daly is saved by Marian Kello. Hearts 1-0 Dundee Utd.Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Craig Conway, Garry Kenneth concedes a free kick for a foul on Kevin Kyle. Marian Kello takes the direct free kick.
Ian Black fouled by Morgaro Gomis, the ref awards a free kick. Eggert Jonsson takes the free kick.
The ball is delivered by Barry Douglas, clearance made by Ismael Bouzid.
Ismael Bouzid concedes a free kick for a foul on David Goodwillie. Free kick taken by David Robertson.
Craig Thomson delivers the ball.
David Robertson produces a cross. Jon Daly produces a header from inside the area that goes over the crossbar. Keith Watson leaves the field to be replaced by Morgaro Gomis.
Corner taken by Craig Thomson from the right by-line played to the near post, Garry Kenneth manages to make a clearance.
David Robertson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ryan Stevenson. Eggert Jonsson takes the direct free kick.
Inswinging corner taken by Craig Thomson, clearance made by Sean Dillon.
Craig Thomson delivers the ball, Garry Kenneth manages to make a clearance.
The ball is sent over by Adrian Mrowiec, David Templeton has an effort at goal from just outside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand post.
Corner taken by Craig Thomson from the left by-line, Shot from 18 yards from Suso Santana. Blocked by Garry Kenneth.
The referee blows for offside. Eggert Jonsson takes the indirect free kick.
David Goodwillie is ruled offside. Marian Kello takes the free kick.
Ryan Stevenson is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Garry Kenneth takes the indirect free kick.
David Templeton takes a shot. Blocked by Garry Kenneth. Craig Thomson decides to take a short corner, clearance made by Keith Watson.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Craig Thomson, David Robertson manages to make a clearance.
The ball is swung over by Eggert Jonsson, clearance made by Keith Watson.
Darren Barr gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Goodwillie. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Barry Douglas.
Centre by Suso Santana, Dusan Pernis makes a save.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Craig Thomson from the left by-line, clearance by Garry Kenneth.
Craig Thomson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Craig Conway. Craig Thomson goes into the book. Craig Conway crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance by Kevin Kyle.
Eggert Jonsson concedes a free kick for a foul on Garry Kenneth. Free kick taken by Garry Kenneth.
Barry Douglas produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty area that goes harmlessly over the target.
Suso Santana takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, Suso Santana produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the net.
Foul by Scott Robertson on Suso Santana, free kick awarded. Caution for Scott Robertson. Shot on goal comes in from Craig Thomson from the free kick, clearance made by Garry Kenneth.
Unfair challenge on Ryan Stevenson by Prince Buaben results in a free kick. Craig Thomson shoots direct from the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Darren Barr by David Goodwillie results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Craig Thomson.
David Goodwillie challenges Darren Barr unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Craig Thomson.
Keith Watson fouled by David Templeton, the ref awards a free kick. Keith Watson restarts play with the free kick.
Kevin Kyle produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty area that goes harmlessly over the target.
Ian Black concedes a free kick for a foul on Craig Conway. Craig Conway delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, Kevin Kyle manages to make a clearance.
David Templeton finds the net with a goal from just inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Hearts 1-0 Dundee Utd.Assist by Suso Santana.
Barry Douglas takes a inswinging corner.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Templeton by Scott Robertson. Free kick taken by Eggert Jonsson.
Corner from right by-line taken by Craig Conway.
David Goodwillie takes a shot. Blocked by Ismael Bouzid.
Header from close range by Kevin Kyle clears the bar.
Inswinging corner taken by Barry Douglas from the left by-line played to the near post.
Corner taken left-footed by Barry Douglas from the right by-line, Marian Kello makes a save.
Kevin Kyle takes a shot. Save made by Dusan Pernis. Corner taken by Craig Thomson, Jon Daly manages to make a clearance.
Kevin Kyle takes a shot. Save by Dusan Pernis. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Eggert Jonsson, Scott Robertson manages to make a clearance.
Jon Daly fouled by Ismael Bouzid, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by David Robertson.
Barry Douglas concedes a free kick for a foul on Suso Santana. Free kick taken by Craig Thomson.
Barry Douglas produces a cross.
Craig Thomson takes a shot. Save made by Dusan Pernis.
The ball is swung over by Craig Thomson, Ryan Stevenson takes a shot.
Foul by Barry Douglas on Kevin Kyle, free kick awarded. Craig Thomson restarts play with the free kick.
Kevin Kyle takes a shot. Blocked by Prince Buaben. Inswinging corner taken by Scott Robertson from the left by-line, free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Dusan Pernis by Kevin Kyle. Indirect free kick taken by Dusan Pernis.
Jon Daly takes a shot. Prince Buaben gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Scott Robertson, Kevin Kyle challenges Dusan Pernis unfairly and gives away a free kick. Dusan Pernis restarts play with the free kick.
The referee blows for offside against Jon Daly. Free kick taken by Eggert Jonsson.
The official flags Jon Daly offside. Free kick taken by Marian Kello.
Jon Daly is penalised for a handball. Free kick taken by Ian Black.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ian Black by Prince Buaben. Ismael Bouzid takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on David Goodwillie by Eggert Jonsson results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Scott Robertson.
Effort on goal by Kevin Kyle from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target.
Unfair challenge on Craig Conway by Suso Santana results in a free kick. Craig Conway takes the direct free kick. David Robertson on for Daniel Swanson.
Jon Daly gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Darren Barr. Craig Thomson restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Barry Douglas by Kevin Kyle. Dusan Pernis takes the free kick.
The ref blows the whistle to start the match.
The ref blows to signal half-time.
The referee gets the second half underway.
The referee signals the end of the game.
Injury woes for Hearts
Hearts manager Jim Jefferies could be without nine players for the SPL visit of Dundee United.
Ruben Palazuelos is out through suspension while Andy Driver (knee) and Gary Glen (hamstring) are also sidelined.
There are doubts over in-form striker Calum Elliot, Marius Zaliukas, Lee Wallace, Darren Barr, Stephen Elliott and David Obua.
Hearts midfielder Eggert Jonsson insists he does not expect Dundee United to be tired from their chaotic European trip when they travel to Tynecastle on Sunday.
Peter Houston's side will be looking to bounce back after being defeated by Greek side AEK Athens 2-1 on aggregate in the Europa League on Thursday night.
The tie was marred by controversy, however, as the venue of the second leg changed twice.
However, Icelandic internationalist Jonsson doubts whether United's hectic week will affect the team.
He said: "There has been a lot of chaos surrounding their match and the preparation, but they have had two days to recover.
"It might affect them a bit but I don't think it's going to matter. Both teams will have 11 players and it's going to be the same pitch and ball. I don't think it matters if they have played in Europe."
Dundee United will recall strikers Jon Daly and David Goodwillie for the trip.
The pair were dropped to the bench for the AEK Athens game with Sunday's clash in mind.
Forward Danny Cadamarteri is a doubt after picking up a muscle strain in the second leg of the 2-1 aggregate defeat to the Greek side but midfielder Danny Swanson is available after making his comeback from injury in midweek.
United midfielder Danny Swanson is struggling to come to terms with their Europa League exit after missing a late chance to put United in the group stages.
Swanson blasted a shot just past the post with minutes remaining in their 1-1 second-leg draw as they pressed for the goal that would have put them through on away goals.
He said: "I should have scored, we should be through.
"The manager has told me to forget about it, that it's not my fault and I suppose the way to look at it is I was there to try and take the chance.
"I know myself, though, and I know what I am capable of. However hard it may have looked from up in the stands, that was the kind of chance I expect to score from.
"When I hit it I thought I was going to see it in the back of the net and I can't believe I missed. I blame myself, but maybe given time that will change."
Gomis seals United point
Dundee United substitute Morgaro Gomis scored a late wonder strike to give the visitors a share of the spoils against Hearts.
In a chaotic week that saw the Tannadice club knocked out of the Europa League by AEK Athens, Gomis struck an unstoppable 25-yard drive high into the net to cancel out David Templeton's first half goal.
The equaliser came minutes after Hearts goalkeeper Marian Kello saved Jon Daly's spot-kick.
Following an exhausting midweek trip to Greece, United's plans at Tynecastle were disrupted as early as the third minute when Danny Swanson pulled up clutching his hamstring after a bursting run from midfield and was replaced by David Robertson.
In the football that was played during the early stages, the hosts fashioned the first chance after five minutes.
Templeton teed up Kevin Kyle outside the box but the marksman blasted a shot well over Dusan Pernis' crossbar.
United were struggling to deal the Kyle's height advantage with the striker winning just about everything in the air.
Craig Thomson's cross was knocked down by the former Kilmarnock player but Adrian Mrowiec's effort glanced off the top of the bar.
United threatened for the first time when Barry Douglas swung a dangerous low cross into the six yard box and Kello did well to get to the ball ahead of Daly.
Hearts winger Templeton then unleashed a stinging left-footed drive from an angle inside the box that was pushed behind by Pernis.
The home side invited pressure on themselves through slack defending that culminated in the hosts conceding a corner just as David Goodwillie was about to pull the trigger inside the box.
However, from the resulting set-piece Hearts broke on the counter-attack and took the lead through Templeton in the 30th minute.
Santana raced clear of Garry Kenneth from deep inside his own half before finding Templeton charging into the box.
The winger's heavy first touch looked to have narrowed the angle with Pernis rushing from his line but he slipped a delicate right-footed reverse shot into the corner of the net.
United carved open the Hearts defence three minutes before the break when Daly powered forward and teed up Craig Conway. But the sought-after midfielder blazed a shot over the bar from inside the box.
In a scrappy start to the second half, Goodwillie beat the offside trap but any advantage he had on the Hearts defence was lost when he cut inside and was fouled by Darren Barr.
Douglas stepped up to take the free-kick 20 yards out but his poor left-footed effort was blocked by the wall.
At the other end, Templeton cut out a Keith Watson pass and had room to run at the United defence. After making his way to the edge of the area, the former Stenhousemuir player struck a right footed shot that was deflected just past the post.
Conway was without doubt United's most dangerous player and he hit a left-footed drive from 20-yards just over after spinning away from Eggert Jonsson on the edge of the area.
United were handed a chance to level when referee Craig Thomson pointed for a penalty after spotting a handball in a congested box.
Skipper Daly stepped up to take the spot kick but his tame effort was palmed clear by Kello to the delight of his team-mates.
Before United could take the resulting corner, the referee appeared to send off Hearts coach Gary Locke from the technical area.
The visitors were level four minutes from time, however, when substitute Gomis struck a stunning 25-yard strike high into the net.
David Robertson's cross was only partially cleared and Gomis pounced with a half-volley that flew into the top corner.
United finished the game on the front foot as Conway cut inside in the box before having a shot repelled by Kello.
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