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The final whistle is blown by the referee.
Danny Wilson restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Cairney on Scott Robinson.
Billy King slots the ball left footed into the goal. Hearts 2-0 Hibernian.The assist for the goal came from Ryan Stevenson.
The referee red cards Alan Maybury for second bookable offence.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Alan Maybury on Billy King.
Sam Stanton restarts play with the free kick.
Dylan McGowan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sam Stanton.
(Hearts) makes a substitution, with Scott Robinson coming on for Jason Holt.
A cross is delivered by Alex Harris.
Sam Stanton has a direct shot on goal from the free kick which goes over the bar.
(Hibernian) makes a substitution, with Paul Cairney coming on for Danny Handling.
Ryan Stevenson challenges Kevin Thomson unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Jamie MacDonald takes the free kick.
Billy King comes on in place of Dale Carrick.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Jordon Forster.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Alex Harris.
Kevin McHattie crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Ryan Stevenson fouled by Ryan McGivern, the ref awards a free kick.
David Smith goes off and Paul McCallum comes on.
Shot by Ryan McGivern missed to the left of the target.
James Collins takes a shot. Blocked by Jamie Hamill.
David Smith challenges Danny Handling unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Clearance made by Kevin McHattie.
Kevin Thomson replaces Tom Taiwo.
Alex Harris joins the action as a substitute, replacing Duncan Watmore.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sam Nicholson by Michael Nelson.
Jamie Hamill makes a clearance.
Lewis Stevenson concedes a free kick for a foul on Sam Nicholson.
Clearance made by Callum Paterson.
David Smith has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the goal.
Corner taken by Sam Stanton.
Foul by Jason Holt on Danny Handling, free kick awarded.
Dylan McGowan takes the free kick.
Foul by Ryan McGivern on David Smith, free kick awarded.
Shot by James Collins.
A cross is delivered by Dale Carrick.
Alan Maybury receives a caution.
James Collins produces a cross.
A cross is delivered by David Smith.
Free kick taken by Michael Nelson.
Jordon Forster fouled by Jason Holt, the ref awards a free kick.
The ball is sent over by David Smith.
David Smith takes a shot and went wide left of the target.
Sam Stanton shoots direct from the free kick. Blocked by Sam Nicholson.
Unfair challenge on Sam Stanton by Ryan Stevenson results in a free kick.
The ball is swung over by Ryan McGivern.
The ball is crossed by James Collins.
The game restarts for the second half.
Sam Nicholson challenges Sam Stanton unfairly and gives away a free kick.
The referee calls an end to the first half.
Corner from the right by-line taken by David Smith.
Sam Nicholson takes a shot.
David Smith sends in a cross.
Shot by Danny Handling went over the bar.
James Collins takes a shot and goes over the bar.
Sam Stanton shoots direct from the free kick and goes right of the target.
Callum Paterson challenges Danny Handling unfairly and gives away a free kick.
The ball is crossed by Alan Maybury.
Shot by Ryan Stevenson went wide of the right-hand upright.
David Smith crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Ryan McGivern concedes a free kick for a foul on Ryan Stevenson.
The ball is crossed by Jamie Hamill.
Danny Handling takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the goal.
Ryan Stevenson goes into the referee's book.
Ryan Stevenson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sam Stanton.
The offside flag is raised against Dale Carrick.
Ryan McGivern delivers the ball.
Jordon Forster restarts play with the free kick.
Tom Taiwo fouled by Ryan Stevenson, the ref awards a free kick.
The ball is sent over by Ryan McGivern.
The ball is swung over by David Smith.
James Collins is ruled offside.
A cross is delivered by Ryan Stevenson.
Tom Taiwo gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Smith.
Shot by David Smith. Ben Williams safely holds on.
Sam Stanton crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Callum Paterson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Danny Handling.
Header at goal by Danny Handling misses left of the target.
Dale Carrick scores with their left foot. Hearts 1-0 Hibernian.Ryan Stevenson provided the assist for the goal.
Jamie Hamill takes the free kick.
Foul by Jordon Forster on Ryan Stevenson, free kick awarded.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Lewis Stevenson on Callum Paterson.
The referee gets the game started.
MacDonald: `Every derby is huge`
Hearts may be dead certs to be relegated but goalkeeper Jamie MacDonald has warned bitter rivals Hibernian the Jambos are aiming to take the Leith side down with them.
Terry Butchers' Hibees will be able to send the Tynecastle side crashing into the Scottish Championship with a win in Gorgie on Sunday if 11th-placed St Mirren pick up at least a point against Inverness the day before.
But the Easter Road side are not safe from the drop themselves yet either.
Hibs have won only two games since the turn of the year to leave them just seven points ahead of the Buddies and the demotion play-off spot.
And MacDonald is refusing to rule out both Edinburgh teams dropping out of the Premiership come May.
He said: "Hibs have been on a bit of a bad run. But they have got six or seven points in the bank above the play-off place.
"But who knows? There are still a lot of games to be played and if we win at the weekend and results go for the other teams around them, they could get dragged into it.
"Right now though, we are just concentrating on ourselves."
The Hibs support have spent the past two years facing taunts at every turn from those based across the capital following Hearts' 5-1 success in the 2012 William Hill Scottish Cup final.
But now they are ready to pounce on their chance for revenge on a day already being dubbed "Black Sunday" by some worried Jambos.
MacDonald, though, insist Hibs cannot claim all the credit for the mess the administration-hit Gorgie side find themselves in.
"This derby won't really be what determines whether we are relegated or not," he said. "The 15-point fine and not being able to bring players in - it's a culmination of things that hurt us, not just one game.
"So as for Sunday, we're not thinking about it as the game that could relegate us. We just want to win it for the fans.
"Every derby is huge. For the fans, they have the bragging rights in the city at stake. With the situation we are in, it's a really big game for us. We really want to win it for the fans.
"We've got a good record against Hibs from over the years. Even this year, we've won twice and hopefully we can carry that on."
Paul McCallum is set to lead the attack for Hearts after recovering from an ankle knock.
The on-loan West Ham striker missed last Friday's defeat to Dundee United but is back in Gary Locke's squad.
Hibernian manager Butcher has urged his players to aim for seventh spot in the Scottish Premiership - but he knows they need to start pulling away from the chasing pack too.
A run of six games without victory consigned Hibs to the bottom six, but it also allowed the teams who are battling to avoid a relegation play-off to creep closer to Butcher's side.
And Sunday's clash against Hearts at Tynecastle, the first of two Edinburgh derbies before the end of the season, could set the tone for Hibs' run-in.
Butcher said: "We want to pull away from the rest, there is no doubt about that, and we have to pull our fingers out and make sure we do just that.
"We have huffed and puffed and talked about things and haven't done the work on the pitch that we should have done, that's for sure.
"The boys have certainly worked hard enough, but it's individual errors at both ends of the pitch that have cost us and we want to quickly rule those out and make sure we approach the final seven matches as a united team."
Butcher is still looking up despite the potential to be drawn into a relegation battle.
"We have said to the players we want to finish seventh," the former Motherwell and Inverness manager said.
"To do that we have to start winning matches and start scoring and start keeping clean sheets again. We have seven important games and we want to do well in every one.
"We have not had a great season by any stretch of the imagination, but two wins against Hearts in the final two derbies of the season would go a long way to helping our fans eradicate the memories of what's happened before."
Hibernian defender Paul Hanlon is likely to miss the rest of the season after being told he needs surgery to repair damaged knee cartilage.
Hibs are also without suspended striker Danny Haynes against Hearts but winger Duncan Watmore is back after a foot injury and goalkeeper Ben Williams returns after the birth of his son.
Owain Tudur Jones continued his comeback from a hamstring injury by playing for the under-20s in midweek, but Scott Robertson and James McPake remain short of fitness following injury.
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