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  • Date:29 Dec 2010
  • Kick-off:19:15
  • Venue:Easter Road Stadium
  • Attendance:10,252
  • Bamba (43) Hanlon (88)
  • Goodwillie (1) Goodwillie (34)
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94mins

Liam Miller shown a yellow card. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Barry Douglas by Liam Miller. Dusan Pernis takes the free kick.

93mins

Michael Hart crosses the ball, Keith Watson manages to make a clearance.

93mins

The ball is sent over by Merouane Zemmama, Keith Watson makes a clearance.

91mins

Paul Dixon receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Dixon on Merouane Zemmama. Derek Riordan produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick, fantastic save by Dusan Pernis.

89mins

Goal scored by Paul Hanlon from inside the penalty box to the top right corner of the goal. Hibernian 2-2 Dundee Utd.Corner taken right-footed by Derek Riordan. Assist on the goal came from Daniel Galbraith.

88mins

Darryl Duffy takes a shot. Save by Dusan Pernis.

87mins

The offside flag is raised against Barry Douglas. Mark Brown takes the free kick.

86mins

Foul by Paul Hanlon on Danny Cadamarteri, free kick awarded. Keith Watson takes the direct free kick.

85mins

Danny Cadamarteri is brought on as a substitute for Scott Robertson.

84mins

Corner taken right-footed by Derek Riordan, Souleymane Bamba takes a shot. Save made by Dusan Pernis.

84mins

The ball is delivered by Daniel Galbraith, clearance made by Jon Daly.

82mins

Merouane Zemmama gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Paul Dixon. Dusan Pernis restarts play with the free kick.

81mins

Paul Hanlon fouled by Barry Douglas, the ref awards a free kick. Derek Riordan delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, Jon Daly manages to make a clearance.

80mins

(Hibernian) makes a substitution, with Darryl Duffy coming on for Ian Murray. Liam Miller joins the action as a substitute, replacing Lewis Stevenson.

79mins

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Derek Riordan, David Goodwillie manages to make a clearance.

78mins

Daniel Swanson sent off. Handball by Daniel Swanson. Mark Brown takes the free kick.

77mins

Scott Robertson fouled by Ian Murray, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Paul Dixon.

75mins

The ball is crossed by Merouane Zemmama, Sean Dillon manages to make a clearance.

74mins

The ball is sent over by Derek Riordan, Prince Buaben manages to make a clearance.

74mins

Derek Riordan decides to take the corner short.

73mins

Centre by Michael Hart, clearance made by Keith Watson.

73mins

Daniel Swanson is ruled offside. Mark Brown takes the indirect free kick.

72mins

Merouane Zemmama gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Morgaro Gomis. Paul Dixon takes the direct free kick.

71mins

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Barry Douglas, save by Mark Brown.

67mins

Souleymane Bamba fouled by Morgaro Gomis, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Mark Brown.

65mins

A cross is delivered by Michael Hart.

65mins

Corner taken right-footed by Derek Riordan from the left by-line, clearance made by Keith Watson.

65mins

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Merouane Zemmama from the right by-line, clearance made by Sean Dillon.

64mins

The ball is sent over by Daniel Swanson, Morgaro Gomis produces a header from inside the area that goes over the crossbar.

62mins

Daniel Swanson is shown a yellow card. Unfair challenge on Daniel Galbraith by Daniel Swanson results in a free kick. Mark Brown takes the free kick.

61mins

Daniel Swanson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Johnny Russell.

60mins

Barry Douglas takes the outswinging corner, Sean Dillon takes a shot. Clearance made by Souleymane Bamba.

58mins

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Derek Riordan from the left by-line, Header from deep inside the penalty area by Souleymane Bamba goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

58mins

Derek Riordan takes a shot. Blocked by Jon Daly.

57mins

David Goodwillie challenges Paul Hanlon unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mark Brown takes the free kick.

56mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Dixon on Merouane Zemmama. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Michael Hart from right channel, clearance by Keith Watson.

55mins

Prince Buaben gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ian Murray. Free kick taken by Paul Hanlon.

55mins

The offside flag is raised against Daniel Galbraith. Indirect free kick taken by Dusan Pernis.

54mins

Barry Douglas challenges Merouane Zemmama unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Merouane Zemmama from right wing, Morgaro Gomis manages to make a clearance.

52mins

The ball is delivered by Daniel Galbraith, Sean Dillon manages to make a clearance.

51mins

Merouane Zemmama takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance by Scott Robertson.

51mins

Keith Watson challenges Daniel Galbraith unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Derek Riordan, clearance by Jon Daly.

50mins

Johnny Russell fouled by Daniel Galbraith, the ref awards a free kick. Dusan Pernis takes the free kick.

50mins

Michael Hart sends in a cross, clearance made by Keith Watson.

48mins

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Derek Riordan from the left by-line to the near post, David Goodwillie makes a clearance.

48mins

Effort from outside the penalty box by Merouane Zemmama goes wide left of the goal.

46mins

(Hibernian) makes a substitution, with Merouane Zemmama coming on for David Wotherspoon.

44mins

Souleymane Bamba scores a headed goal from close in. Hibernian 1-2 Dundee Utd.Morgaro Gomis gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lewis Stevenson. Strike on goal comes in from Derek Riordan from the free kick, save by Dusan Pernis.

43mins

The ball is delivered by David Goodwillie, Michael Hart manages to make a clearance.

43mins

Souleymane Bamba gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Barry Douglas. Paul Dixon takes the free kick.

40mins

David Goodwillie challenges Michael Hart unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Michael Hart.

39mins

Prince Buaben gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Edwin De Graaf. Free kick crossed right-footed by Michael Hart from right wing, Morgaro Gomis makes a clearance.

38mins

The ball is crossed by Daniel Galbraith, Johnny Russell manages to make a clearance.

38mins

Short corner taken by Daniel Galbraith.

37mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Wotherspoon by Paul Dixon. Direct free kick taken by Michael Hart.

35mins

David Goodwillie fires in a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Hibernian 0-2 Dundee Utd.Assist on the goal came from Paul Dixon.

34mins

David Goodwillie challenges Francis Dickoh unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Mark Brown.

32mins

Edwin De Graaf challenges Scott Robertson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Dusan Pernis.

32mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against David Goodwillie. Mark Brown takes the free kick.

31mins

Lewis Stevenson is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Foul by Lewis Stevenson on Scott Robertson, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Paul Dixon.

30mins

Effort from outside the area by Derek Riordan goes wide right of the goal.

29mins

The ball is sent over by Daniel Galbraith.

27mins

Drilled left-footed shot by Derek Riordan. Fantastic save by Dusan Pernis.

26mins

Johnny Russell has an effort at goal from just outside the penalty area hitting the post.

24mins

Lewis Stevenson takes a shot from 20 yards. Save made by Dusan Pernis.

24mins

The ball is crossed by Michael Hart.

23mins

The ball is crossed by Daniel Galbraith, save by Dusan Pernis.

22mins

Unfair challenge on Souleymane Bamba by Johnny Russell results in a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Michael Hart, clearance by Jon Daly.

21mins

Centre by Derek Riordan.

21mins

Corner taken by Derek Riordan from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Prince Buaben.

20mins

Unfair challenge on Paul Dixon by David Wotherspoon results in a free kick. Jon Daly takes the free kick.

19mins

Keith Watson crosses the ball, Johnny Russell has a headed effort from close range and clears the bar.

17mins

Foul by Daniel Galbraith on Keith Watson, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Keith Watson.

16mins

Morgaro Gomis concedes a free kick for a foul on Edwin De Graaf. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Edwin De Graaf, Jon Daly makes a clearance.

13mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against Johnny Russell. Mark Brown takes the indirect free kick.

12mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Barry Douglas on Michael Hart. Free kick crossed left-footed by Daniel Galbraith, Barry Douglas makes a clearance.

10mins

Ian Murray challenges David Goodwillie unfairly and gives away a free kick. Barry Douglas crosses the ball in from the free kick, Michael Hart fouled by Morgaro Gomis, the ref awards a free kick. Mark Brown takes the direct free kick.

9mins

Barry Douglas takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post.

9mins

The ball is crossed by Lewis Stevenson, Jon Daly manages to make a clearance.

2mins

David Goodwillie grabs a goal from inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Hibernian 0-1 Dundee Utd.Prince Buaben provided the assist for the goal.

The referee gets the match started.

It is the end of the first-half.

The game restarts for the second half.

The game is over, as the referee blows his whistle.

Match Preview

Pair set for Hibs return Darryl Duffy and Merouane Zemmama could return to the bench as they look to make their first appearances of the campaign for Hibernian. Duffy (broken foot) and Zemmama (knee) have both returned to full training and manager Colin Calderwood is looking to get them involved as Hibs prepare to face Dundee United in the Clydesdale Bank Premier League. Young midfielder Sean Welsh has also recovered from long-term injury but Sol Bamba (hamstring) remains a doubt and Graham Stack (back) is still out. Michael Hart hopes Hibernian can catch Dundee United cold and claim redemption after slipping to 10th place. Hibs suffered their sixth defeat in nine matches under manager Colin Calderwood on Sunday, losing 2-1 to an Aberdeen side which had lost six straight games. Calderwood has conceded Hibs are in a relegation battle, with five points separating themselves and bottom club Hamilton and Accies in possession of two games in hand. But Hart is keen to rectify Hibs' poor run - they have one point from the last 12 - against a United side who have yet to play in December. "All the boys are disappointed," said defender Hart. "The boys know we need to get over it and get over it quickly. "At the moment when we're down nothing's going right for us, but we can guarantee we'll keep working away and hopefully we'll come through it. "We need to bounce back and with having the games so close together it gives you the perfect opportunity to get yourselves going again." Dundee United will welcome Danny Swanson and David Robertson back. Swanson has been missing for most of the season with a back problem but the recent enforced break because of the weather has given him time to regain fitness. Robertson has been suffering from an ankle injury but, like Swanson, having five weeks off has allowed him to recover. Garry Kenneth is suspended so will join Craig Conway (knee), Scott Severin (foot), Mihael Kovacevic (knee) and Darren Dods (knee) in the stand. United manager Peter Houston believes Hibernian are a much better side than their current form suggests. And Houston has backed Calderwood to lead them away from the bottom end of the Clydesdale Bank Premier League table. Houston watched Hibs' defeat to Aberdeen on Boxing Day after his own team's fixture against Hamilton was called off and he believes it is only a matter of time before the former Scotland defender stamps his mark on the Easter Road players. He said: "When our game against Hamilton went off I took the opportunity to go to see Hibs against Aberdeen. "The game could have gone either way at times and Hibs played well in stages. "One thing I always think about them is when they click they are a formidable side. "Colin has not had the best start there but he's still learning about the players and he'll get there, no doubt about that because he's a top coach. "On their day they are good enough to beat anyone - as they proved when they went to Ibrox and won. "When you have guys like Derek Riordan, John Rankin, Liam Miller and youngsters like David Wotherspoon then you have quality right through the team. "They have a strong squad and I think it's only a matter of time before they hit a run. "They are dangerous and having lost last weekend they will be desperate to put things right again, so we've got to be wary of them."

Formation:4141Manager: Colin Calderwood

Hibernian

Formation: 451Manager: Peter Houston

Dundee Utd

  • Mark Brown
  • Michael Hart
  • Souleymane Bamba
  • Francis Dickoh
  • Paul Hanlon
  • Ian Murray
  • David Wotherspoon
  • Edwin De Graaf
  • Lewis Stevenson
  • Daniel Galbraith
  • Derek Riordan
  • SUBS
  • Graeme Smith
  • John Rankin
  • Colin Nish
  • Darryl Duffy
  • Liam Miller
  • Kevin McBride
  • Merouane Zemmama

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Match Report

Hanlon helps Hibs Paul Hanlon netted an 89th-minute equaliser as Hibernian came from two goals down to rescue a Clydesdale Bank Premier League draw against Dundee United at Easter Road. David Goodwillie scored after two minutes and tapped in a second after 35 minutes as United appeared set to defy a weather-enforced five-week break. But after Sol Bamba headed in a 44th-minute equaliser and substitute Danny Swanson was sent off for two bookable offences for the visitors, Hanlon diverted a Danny Galbraith drive to earn Hibs a point. Last season United finished third and Hibs fourth as both sides qualified for Europe, but Aberdeen's 1-0 win at Hamilton earlier today meant the capital club began the evening one place above Accies at the foot of the table. However, Hibs' point drew them level with Aberdeen on 16 points ahead of Saturday's Edinburgh derby with Hearts. Colin Calderwood - now with two wins and two draws from 10 games in charge - responded to the Boxing Day loss to the Dons by making five changes, but Hibs remained poor in the first half and were distinctly second best to a United side playing for the first time since November 20 following the Arctic weather across Scotland. Despite the lengthy break United boss Peter Houston was so short of options in defence that captain Jon Daly, usually a striker and wearing the number nine jersey, was deployed as a direct replacement for suspended centre-back Garry Kenneth. Hibs had hoped to catch United cold, but the visitors went ahead after two minutes. Goodwillie, who scored an 87th-minute winner as United beat Hibs in Calderwood's second match in charge on October 30, was on target again. Bamba, who was returning following a hamstring problem, gave the ball away to Johnny Russell just inside the Hibs half and Russell swiftly fed Goodwillie to race through one on one and tuck in under Mark Brown. United went close to adding to their advantage when Daly headed against the bar from Barry Douglas' inswinging corner before Russell sent a free header over. Lewis Stevenson shot tamely at Dusan Pernis before Derek Riordan's left-foot volley stung the palms of the United goalkeeper. The visitors claimed a second after 35 minutes following good work down the left by Paul Dixon. The full-back might have gone down under Michael Hart's challenge in the area but stayed on his feet and centred for Goodwillie to tap in from two yards for his 10th of the season. A minute from the interval a Morgaro Gomis foul on Stevenson presented Hibs with a chance to rescue something from a poor first half. Riordan's 25-yard free-kick was palmed onto the post by Pernis, but Bamba was first to react, nodding into the centre of the goal with the United goalkeeper off balance. Merouane Zemmama was introduced as a half-time replacement for David Wotherspoon to play for the first time since suffering a cruciate knee ligament injury in March. The goal and Zemmama's presence lifted Hibs. The Moroccan's deflected shot went wide before Riordan had an effort blocked. Swanson replaced Russell after 60 minutes and immediately found himself booked for a poorly-timed tackle on Galbraith. The United midfielder then crossed only for Prince Bauben to head over. Swanson's cameo was over after 78 minutes when he was sent off for a second bookable offence after deliberately handling Douglas' free-kick as the ball went out of play. The substitute crashed into the advertising hoardings before referee Euan Norris showed him a second yellow card. Calderwood made a double change with Liam Miller replacing Stevenson and Darryl Duffy, on loan from Bristol Rovers but making his debut after a metatarsal injury, on for Ian Murray. Duffy shot straight at Pernis from long range before Hanlon netted, diverting Galbraith's drive into the box beyond the United goalkeeper. Dixon was then booked for a foul on Zemmama and Pernis punched clear the resulting free-kick from Riordan as the match ended level.

Form Guide

    WWLDLL
  • Hibernian
  • VS
  • Dundee Utd
  • LWWLDD

Last Meetings

  • Dundee Utd
  • 1 - 0
  • Hibernian
  • 30/10/2010
  • Dundee Utd
  • 0 - 2
  • Hibernian
  • 09/05/2010
  • Hibernian
  • 2 - 4
  • Dundee Utd
  • 31/03/2010
  • Dundee Utd
  • 1 - 0
  • Hibernian
  • 16/01/2010
  • Hibernian
  • 1 - 1
  • Dundee Utd
  • 03/10/2009
  • Hibernian
  • 1 - 2
  • Dundee Utd
  • 02/05/2009

Top Scorers

Hibernian

  • D Riordan 8
  • L Miller 2
  • C Hogg 2
  • CJ Nish 1
  • F Dickoh 1
  • J Rankin 1
  • S Bamba 1
  • P Hanlon 1

Dundee Utd

  • D Goodwillie 5
  • J Daly 3
  • S Dillon 1
  • M Gomis 1
  • J Russell 1
  • P Buaben 1

Goals

Hibernian

    • Total goals 48
    • Goals per game 19
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Dundee Utd

    • Total goals 44
    • Goals per game 15
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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