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Free kick awarded for a foul by Derek Riordan on Eggert Jonsson. Jamie MacDonald restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marius Zaliukas by Colin Nish. Free kick taken by Jamie MacDonald.
Ryan Stevenson comes on in place of Rudolf Skacel. Daniel Galbraith replaces Ian Murray. Unfair challenge on Liam Miller by Ian Black results in a free kick. Jonathan Grounds restarts play with the free kick.
Derek Riordan takes a shot. Blocked by Marius Zaliukas.
Kevin Kyle finds the net with a headed goal from close range. Hearts 1-0 Hibernian.Arvydas Novikovas provided the assist for the goal.
The ball is crossed by Arvydas Novikovas, Gary Glen has an effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the goal.
Francis Dickoh gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kevin Kyle. Free kick crossed by Ian Black.
Effort on goal by Ian Black from 20 yards. Francis Dickoh gets a block in.
Unfair challenge on Ian Black by Colin Nish results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Jamie MacDonald.
The ball is delivered by Eggert Jonsson, Jonathan Grounds gets a block in.
Gary Glen joins the action as a substitute, replacing Calum Elliot. Arvydas Novikovas joins the action as a substitute, replacing David Templeton. Kevin Kyle gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Paul Hanlon. Mark Brown takes the direct free kick.
The ball is delivered by David Templeton, save by Mark Brown.
Effort from the edge of the penalty area by Colin Nish goes wide of the left-hand post.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Rudolf Skacel, Steven Thicot manages to make a clearance.
(Hibernian) makes a substitution, with David Wotherspoon coming on for Darryl Duffy.
Adrian Mrowiec takes a shot. Mark Brown makes a comfortable save.
Effort from 25 yards by Marius Zaliukas. Comfortable save by Mark Brown.
Centre by Ruben Palazuelos.
Corner taken right-footed by Derek Riordan from the right by-line to the near post, Ruben Palazuelos makes a clearance.
The ball is swung over by Darryl Duffy, clearance made by Ismael Bouzid.
Unfair challenge on Liam Miller by David Templeton results in a free kick. Derek Riordan produces a cross, Francis Dickoh produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Unfair challenge on Liam Miller by David Templeton results in a free kick. Derek Riordan produces a cross, Effort from inside the area by Francis Dickoh misses to the right of the goal.
The ball is swung over by David Templeton, clearance made by Edwin De Graaf.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Edwin De Graaf on Adrian Mrowiec. Direct free kick taken by Marius Zaliukas.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Derek Riordan. Jamie MacDonald restarts play with the free kick.
Outswinging corner taken by Rudolf Skacel.
Ian Black produces a cross, clearance made by Edwin De Graaf.
Valdas Trakys goes off and Colin Nish comes on. The referee gives a free kick against Ismael Bouzid for handball. Mark Brown takes the free kick.
Liam Miller challenges David Templeton unfairly and gives away a free kick. Rudolf Skacel produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick,
Liam Miller handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Ismael Bouzid takes the indirect free kick.
The ball is crossed by Ruben Palazuelos.
Ian Black produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the goal.
The offside flag is raised against Calum Elliot. Mark Brown takes the indirect free kick.
The ball is sent over by David Templeton.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Ian Murray on Ruben Palazuelos. Free kick crossed by Ian Black, clearance by Steven Thicot.
Outswinging corner taken by Ian Black from the right by-line, clearance made by Francis Dickoh.
Ian Black takes the outswinging corner, Effort on goal by Rudolf Skacel from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.
Outswinging corner taken by Ian Black from the right by-line, Shot from just outside the box by Rudolf Skacel goes over the crossbar.
Eggert Jonsson delivers the ball, blocked by Jonathan Grounds.
Marius Zaliukas takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the right of the goal.
Calum Elliot delivers the ball, clearance made by Francis Dickoh.
Effort on goal by Ruben Palazuelos from outside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the bar.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Rudolf Skacel from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Francis Dickoh.
Centre by Calum Elliot, blocked by Francis Dickoh.
A cross is delivered by Adrian Mrowiec.
A cross is delivered by Eggert Jonsson, Steven Thicot manages to make a clearance.
Rudolf Skacel has a drilled shot. Save by Mark Brown.
Foul by Valdas Trakys on Ian Black, free kick awarded. Ismael Bouzid restarts play with the free kick.
Rudolf Skacel challenges Jonathan Grounds unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mark Brown restarts play with the free kick.
Corner taken by Rudolf Skacel.
Outswinging corner taken by Derek Riordan, Effort from inside the area by Francis Dickoh misses to the left of the target.
Darryl Duffy produces a cross, clearance made by Ruben Palazuelos.
Darryl Duffy concedes a free kick for a foul on Ruben Palazuelos. Ian Black delivers the ball, Calum Elliot takes a shot. Save by Mark Brown.
Rudolf Skacel takes a shot. Mark Brown makes a comfortable save.
The ball is delivered by Ruben Palazuelos, brilliant save by Mark Brown.
The assistant referee flags for offside against David Templeton. Free kick taken by Mark Brown.
Valdas Trakys fouled by Kevin Kyle, the ref awards a free kick. Steven Thicot takes the direct free kick.
The referee blows for offside against Kevin Kyle. Mark Brown restarts play with the free kick.
Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Rudolf Skacel, clearance by Paul Hanlon.
Ian Black produces a cross, Steven Thicot makes a clearance.
The ball is crossed by Marius Zaliukas.
Inswinging corner taken by Rudolf Skacel, Jonathan Grounds manages to make a clearance.
Eggert Jonsson has an effort at goal from outside the penalty area which goes wide right of the goal.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Adrian Mrowiec by Edwin De Graaf. Marius Zaliukas takes the direct free kick.
Rudolf Skacel takes a shot. Save by Mark Brown.
The ball is crossed by Rudolf Skacel, Shot on goal by Kevin Kyle from just inside the area clears the crossbar.
Rudolf Skacel has an effort at goal from outside the box which misses left.
Valdas Trakys sends in a cross, save by Jamie MacDonald.
Adrian Mrowiec shown a yellow card. Darryl Duffy fouled by Adrian Mrowiec, the ref awards a free kick. Mark Brown restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Francis Dickoh by Kevin Kyle results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Mark Brown.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Liam Miller by Kevin Kyle. Direct free kick taken by Jonathan Grounds.
The ball is delivered by Steven Thicot.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Adrian Mrowiec on Edwin De Graaf. Derek Riordan crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel.
Free kick awarded for a foul by David Templeton on Mark Brown. Mark Brown takes the direct free kick.
Valdas Trakys is given a yellow card. Free kick awarded for a foul by Valdas Trakys on Marius Zaliukas. Jamie MacDonald takes the free kick.
The ball is sent over by Derek Riordan.
Derek Riordan decides to take a short corner.
Derek Riordan takes the outswinging corner, Kevin Kyle manages to make a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul Hanlon by Calum Elliot. Direct free kick taken by Mark Brown.
The ball is sent over by Kevin Kyle, Calum Elliot has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.
Liam Miller goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Liam Miller gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ian Black. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Rudolf Skacel.
Rudolf Skacel fouled by Ian Murray, the ref awards a free kick. Ruben Palazuelos takes the direct free kick.
The ball is swung over by Rudolf Skacel, Effort from inside the area by Kevin Kyle misses to the right of the goal.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Grounds by Rudolf Skacel. Direct free kick taken by Mark Brown.
Ian Murray receives a caution. Ian Murray gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ian Black. Ismael Bouzid restarts play with the free kick.
Handball decision goes against Darryl Duffy. Indirect free kick taken by Marius Zaliukas.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Eggert Jonsson by Valdas Trakys. Ismael Bouzid takes the free kick.
Ian Black gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Valdas Trakys. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Derek Riordan, save made by Jamie MacDonald.
Ismael Bouzid is penalised for a handball. Mark Brown takes the free kick.
Foul by Liam Miller on Calum Elliot, free kick awarded. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Rudolf Skacel from right wing, Jonathan Grounds makes a clearance.
Unfair challenge on Kevin Kyle by Edwin De Graaf results in a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Rudolf Skacel, Valdas Trakys manages to make a clearance.
The referee gets the game underway.
The players leave the pitch at half time.
The referee starts the second half.
The final whistle is blown by the referee.
Hearts wait on trio
Hearts are waiting to discover if Marian Kello, Rudi Skacel and Stephen Elliott will be fit enough to be included in the squad for the Edinburgh derby with Hibernian at Tynecastle.
Goalkeeper Kello (back), midfielder Skacel (calf) and forward Elliott (illness) missed the 2-0 midweek win at St Mirren which saw Hearts consolidate third place in the Clydesdale Bank Premier League.
Lee Wallace remains in contention after being an unused substitute at Saints, and Jason Thomson (ankle), David Obua (groin) and Andrew Driver (thigh) are nearing returns, but Suso Santana (knee) remains out.
Hearts defeated Hibs 2-0 at Easter Road as part of their current run of form and Ian Black hopes to be on the winning side again .
He said: "It's a big one for all the boys. It will be nice to go out and win the first one of the new year.
"Hopefully we can go out and beat them like we've beaten them before.
"They're sitting near the bottom of the league, but we won't take anything for granted.
"It's a derby, anything can happen, so we've got to go into it in the right frame of mind."
Merouane Zemmama and Darryl Duffy are once again set to be involved for Hibernian.
Zemmama came on at half-time in Wednesday's 2-2 draw with Dundee United having been out since March with a knee injury, while Duffy made his debut in the second half after suffering a fractured metatarsal days after arriving on a season-long loan deal from Bristol Rovers in August.
Michael Hart suffered a knock against United, but Sol Bamba played the full 90 minutes following a hamstring problem. Graham Stack (back) is still out.
Daryl Duffy came on as a second-half substitute as Hibs came from two goals down to earn a valuable point near the bottom of the league against United.
It was just manager Colin Calderwood's eighth point in 10 matches in charge ahead of the clash.
Duffy said: "People will be looking at Hearts thinking they're favourites. It's on their patch and our form has not been the best.
"But it's a derby and anything can happen in derby matches."
For Hibs, who lost 2-0 in the first Edinburgh derby of the season in November, to claim the capital bragging rights tomorrow it would take a remarkable turnaround.
Duffy added: "We need to cut out the silly mistakes - they're costing us in games and costing us points.
"But we should be revelling in the opportunity to go to Tynecastle - what better place to turn your season around?
"We should be going there looking forward to it and revelling in coming away with a good result.
"To get a positive result would be a massive confidence boost for the whole club, especially with the form Hearts are in.
"It could completely turn our season around. Hopefully we can go there and play without any fear, play our game and get a positive result."
Kyle leaves it late to sink Hibs
Kevin Kyle netted an 86th-minute winner as Hearts broke down stubborn Hibernian to win the New Year's Day Edinburgh derby 1-0 at Tynecastle.
Kyle converted substitute Arvydas Novikovas' deep cross as Hearts claimed a 10th win from 12 games to move three points behind Celtic and two adrift of Rangers at the top of the Clydesdale Bank Premier League.
Hibs frustrated their hosts with men behind the ball and their best chance fell to Colin Nish after 76 minutes, the striker shooting narrowly wide as Colin Calderwood suffered a seventh loss in 11 games in charge.
Hibs lost 2-0 to Hearts at Easter Road in November in the former Scotland defender's third match in charge, and fortunes had barely improved since.
Calderwood's men did not build on successive wins over Rangers and Motherwell and had picked up two points since - in a 0-0 draw with St Johnstone and last Wednesday's 2-2 draw with Dundee United.
Calderwood made five changes for the second straight game, with Sol Bamba, who recently returned from a hamstring problem, not even among the substitutes amid speculation linking him with a move to Leicester.
But while Hibs were 2-0 down after 35 minutes in midweek before rescuing a draw, they appeared far more sturdy at Tynecastle.
Hearts, who defeated St Mirren 2-0 last Wednesday, pressed forward but Hibs kept men behind the ball and continually snuffed out the hosts' attempts to attack.
After Rudi Skacel, returning despite a slight calf tear, fluffed two set-piece opportunities, Derek Riordan shot straight at Hearts goalkeeper Jamie MacDonald with a free-kick from the edge of the area.
Ian Murray then led with his arm and clattered Ian Black in an aerial challenge after eight minutes. While Black was undergoing treatment, the Hibs captain was booked and may have been fortunate to stay on the field.
Black was able to continue and Hearts then missed a chance to go in front after 13 minutes.
David Templeton, Skacel and Ruben Palazuelos combined on the left and neither Kyle or Calum Elliot could apply the final touch to Skacel's cross.
Liam Miller was booked for tripping Black before Darryl Duffy, starting for Hibs for the first time, fired a testing volley which MacDonald had to turn around for a corner at the other end.
Valdas Trakys became the third Hibs player booked and Adrian Mrowiec the first for Hearts before Skacel shot wide and then shot straight at Mark Brown.
Francis Dickoh shot wide from a corner in first-half stoppage time and Brown stopped another Skacel effort as the half ended level.
Elliot was denied by Brown from Kyle's knockdown of Black's free-kick as Hearts resumed on the attack.
Zaliukas shot wide with an ambitious long-range effort before Steven Thicot cleared the Hearts skipper's header off the line following Black's corner.
Kyle headed weakly towards goal from Mrowiec's cross before Templeton, who had switched to the right, was tripped on the edge of the box by Miller.
Skacel's curling effort towards the far post hit the top of the bar as Hibs survived once again.
Nish replaced Trakys after 64 minutes and headed on Riordan's free-kick after 69 minutes, but Dickoh contrived to fire wide.
Zaliukas shot straight at Brown from long range before a similar effort from Mrowiec which barely troubled the Hibs goalkeeper.
David Wotherspoon replaced Duffy with 15 minutes remaining before Nish shot narrowly wide when played through by Riordan.
Gary Glen replaced Elliot and Templeton was brought off in place of Novikovas with 11 minutes remaining.
Black's shot hit Grounds, with muted appeals for handball, before Skacel's cross was cleared by Murray.
Glen then missed a straightforward opportunity when failing to hit the target from a Novikovas cross five minutes from time, but his blushes were spare when Kyle netted the winner moments later.
Novikovas was the provider as Kyle headed beyond Brown from the substitute's deep cross for his 10th of the season.
A Riordan ball hit Ismael Bouzid in the area but Hibs appeals were waved away as the visitors returned across the capital frustrated and beaten.
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