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  • Date:24 Sep 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Easter Road Stadium
  • Attendance:9,360
  • O'Connor (21) Scott Robertson - og (71) Agogo (73)
  • Daly (27)
    Swanson (32) Daly (67)
Goal!

Live Commentary

93:37 +3.37

Daniel Swanson is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Graham Stack takes the free kick.

90:28 +0.28

The ball is sent over by Jon Daly.

89:42

(Hibernian) makes a substitution, with David Stephens coming on for Junior Agogo.

89:11

Victor Palsson takes a shot. Save by Dusan Pernis.

88:44

John Rankin takes a shot. Save by Graham Stack.

88:00

The official flags Daniel Swanson offside. Free kick taken by Graham Stack.

85:55

Leigh Griffiths leaves the field to be replaced by Callum Booth.

84:33

Unfair challenge on Leigh Griffiths by Paul Dixon results in a free kick. Paul Dixon goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Graham Stack takes the direct free kick.

83:28

Foul by Isaiah Osbourne on John Rankin, free kick awarded. Gavin Gunning restarts play with the free kick.

83:05

The referee blows for offside. Graham Stack restarts play with the free kick.

81:09

Leigh Griffiths fouled by Gavin Gunning, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Richie Towell.

77:49

A cross is delivered by Daniel Swanson, Ian Murray manages to make a clearance.

77:00

Corner taken right-footed by Daniel Swanson from the left by-line, clearance by Paul Hanlon.

73:17

Junior Agogo finds the back of the net with a goal from just outside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Hibernian 3-3 Dundee Utd.

71:42

Leigh Griffiths takes the outswinging corner, An unfortunate own goal is conceded by Scott Robertson. Hibernian 2-3 Dundee Utd.Johnny Russell leaves the field to be replaced by Barry Douglas.

71:14

Garry O'Connor fouled by Willo Flood, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Garry O'Connor.

70:17

Leigh Griffiths challenges John Rankin unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Dusan Pernis.

68:49

The official flags Garry O'Connor offside. Garry Kenneth takes the indirect free kick.

67:07

Jon Daly finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close in. Hibernian 1-3 Dundee Utd.Paul Dixon provided the assist for the goal.

65:12

The official flags Jon Daly offside. The referee cautions Jon Daly for dissent. Graham Stack takes the free kick.

64:14

The ball is delivered by Ivan Sproule, Gavin Gunning manages to make a clearance.

62:03

The offside flag is raised against Jon Daly. Indirect free kick taken by Graham Stack.

60:41

Leigh Griffiths has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand post.

60:06

Corner taken by Daniel Swanson from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance by Garry O'Connor.

57:47

Corner taken by Leigh Griffiths from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Scott Robertson.

55:45

Jon Daly is caught offside. Graham Stack takes the free kick.

55:13

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Johnny Russell by Ian Murray. Ian Murray is cautioned. Direct free kick taken by Scott Robertson.

52:21

Corner taken left-footed by Leigh Griffiths to the near post, Scott Robertson manages to make a clearance.

50:26

Daniel Swanson takes the inswinging corner, Paul Hanlon manages to make a clearance.

49:09

Gavin Gunning fouled by Victor Palsson, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by John Rankin.

48:59

The ball is swung over by Paul Dixon.

48:10

The ball is delivered by Junior Agogo, clearance made by Gavin Gunning.

47:46

John Rankin takes a shot. Save made by Graham Stack.

45:01

David Wotherspoon goes off and Ivan Sproule comes on.

44:33

David Wotherspoon sends in a cross.

43:20

The offside flag is raised against Garry O'Connor. Indirect free kick taken by Dusan Pernis.

41:03

Daniel Swanson is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Graham Stack.

40:07

Paul Dixon concedes a free kick for a foul on Richie Towell. Direct free kick taken by Graham Stack.

37:02

Richie Towell sends in a cross.

32:33

A goal is scored by Daniel Swanson from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Hibernian 1-2 Dundee Utd.Assist on the goal came from John Rankin.

27:59

Goal scored by Jon Daly from inside the six-yard box low into the middle of the goal. Hibernian 1-1 Dundee Utd.John Rankin provided the assist for the goal.

27:53

The ball is swung over by John Rankin, Sean O'Hanlon manages to make a clearance.

26:11

Shot by David Wotherspoon from outside the box goes over the target.

25:32

Jon Daly is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Free kick taken by Richie Towell.

25:14

Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Dixon on David Wotherspoon. Direct free kick taken by Richie Towell.

24:52

Unfair challenge on Garry O'Connor by Gavin Gunning results in a free kick. Paul Hanlon takes the free kick.

22:45

Corner taken right-footed by Daniel Swanson, clearance made by Richie Towell.

21:29

Garry O'Connor scores a goal from close range low into the middle of the goal. Hibernian 1-0 Dundee Utd.The assist for the goal came from David Wotherspoon.

20:11

Shot from deep inside the area by John Rankin clears the bar.

18:39

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ian Murray by Keith Watson. Free kick taken by Ian Murray.

17:15

The ball is delivered by Leigh Griffiths.

15:33

Free kick awarded for a foul by Victor Palsson on John Rankin. Victor Palsson receives a yellow card. Daniel Swanson takes the direct free kick.

14:50

Outswinging corner taken by Leigh Griffiths from the left by-line, Sean O'Hanlon takes a shot. Dusan Pernis makes a save.

12:35

Corner from left by-line taken by Leigh Griffiths.

12:26

The ball is crossed by Ian Murray, Keith Watson gets a block in.

11:12

The offside flag is raised against Daniel Swanson. Graham Stack takes the indirect free kick.

10:28

Garry O'Connor gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Dusan Pernis. Direct free kick taken by Dusan Pernis.

9:44

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Leigh Griffiths, Garry Kenneth manages to make a clearance.

9:32

David Wotherspoon takes a shot. Blocked by Garry Kenneth.

8:56

Willo Flood is caught offside. Graham Stack takes the indirect free kick.

7:02

Effort on goal by Daniel Swanson from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

6:41

Paul Dixon sends in a cross.

3:26

Corner from the left by-line taken by Leigh Griffiths, clearance by Jon Daly.

2:55

Ian Murray crosses the ball, Gavin Gunning makes a clearance.

1:21

Garry Kenneth takes a shot. Blocked by Paul Hanlon.

0:35

Foul by Richie Towell on John Rankin, free kick awarded. Daniel Swanson takes the free kick.

Match Preview

Galbraith out for Hibs Danny Galbraith has dropped out of the Hibernian squad for the Clydesdale Bank Premier League visit of Dundee United. The winger suffered strained ankle ligaments in Tuesday's win over Motherwell and is out for several weeks. Matt Thornhill, Sean Welsh and Phil Airey remain on the sidelines. Colin Calderwood's side went some way to shaking off the malaise which has gripped them so far this season by edging past Motherwell in the League Cup on Tuesday. However, they remain second bottom in the league - level on points with basement club Inverness. That is something Calderwood is acutely aware of... Dundee United will welcome Johnny Russell back following suspension.. The striker missed the matches against Inverness and Airdrie after picking up a red card against Rangers a fortnight ago. He will be joined in the squad by Keith Watson, who was not risked against the Diamonds because of their artificial pitch. Defender Sean Dillon remains doubtful because of a calf injury but Scott Robertson should be fit. Contract rebel Scott Allan is unlikely to be in the squad. Definitely out is leg-break victim Scott Severin, who will be on the sidelines for the rest of the season. Boss Peter Houston believes his team will face a resurgent Hibernian. United are looking to build upon their win over Inverness last weekend so have targeted a raid on the Edinburgh club. Houston said: "Hibs will have taken confidence from getting through against Motherwell the other night. "Fir Park is always a tough place to go so to come away from there being in the next round of the cup is a good achievement. "Colin has a big squad at his disposal and he's maybe been taking time to find out what his best team is. He has a squad of seasoned professionals as well as some very good young players. "We are expecting to face a group of Hibs players on a high after their cup win and looking to kick on from there in the league."

Formation:442Manager: Colin Calderwood

Hibernian

Formation: 451Manager: Peter Houston

Dundee Utd

  • Graham Stack
  • Richie Towell
  • Sean O'Hanlon
  • Paul Hanlon
  • Ian Murray
  • David Wotherspoon
  • Victor Palsson
  • Isaiah Osbourne
  • Leigh Griffiths
  • Garry O'Connor
  • Junior Agogo
  • SUBS
  • Mark Brown
  • Callum Booth
  • Lewis Stevenson
  • Ivan Sproule
  • David Stephens
  • Akpo Sodje
  • Lewis Horner

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Match Report

Hibs hit back in six-goal thriller Hibernian came from two goals down to rescue a 3-3 draw from an enthralling Clydesdale Bank Premier League clash with Dundee United at Easter Road. Garry O'Connor gave Hibs the lead but United turned the tide in a manic five-minute spell. Jon Daly levelled the scores, tapping in from close range after a John Rankin shot. Danny Swanson then gave the visitors the lead by coolly firing past Graham Stack and Daly stooped to make it 3-1 after 67 minutes. But the home side showed outstanding character to bounce back through an own goal from Scott Robertson and a super Junior Agogo finish to salvage a draw from a thrilling encounter. Peter Houston will struggle to fathom how his side threw away such a commanding position, while Hibs - despite being yet to record a home league victory this campaign - have now gone four matches without a defeat. It was the visitors who passed up a terrific opportunity to open the scoring after just seven minutes. Some sloppy defending allowed Scott Robertson to find Rankin on the edge of the box. The former Hibs battler flicked the ball to Swanson, who dragged his shot wide. Rankin went within a matter of inches of putting the visitors in front on 20 minutes, capitalising on an Ian Murray short back-pass but his lob was too high. And United paid for their profligacy moments later. Agogo produced a marvellous through-pass, cutting through the Dundee United defence for O'Connor to run onto, and the in-form frontman calmly rounded Dusan Pernis and slotted home despite a prohibitive angle. The lead lasted less than 10 minutes as Dundee United hit back through their captain Daly, but much of the credit must go to Rankin, turning in an excellent display on his return to Leith. The 28-year old produced a good low drive across Stack which the keeper parried but only succeeded in pushing the ball to Daly who gratefully tapped home. Rankin was once again the creator as United took the lead, bursting through a powderpuff Hibs midfield and slotting a perfectly weighted pass to Swanson, allowing the midfielder to slip the ball past Stack for his third goal of the season. The game looked to be dead as the second half progressed when United increased their lead. Paul Dixon delivered a sumptuous cross to the back-post, allowing Daly to stoop and head home to give the visitors a handsome lead going into the final 20 minutes - and prompting something of an exodus of home fans. Those fans were to miss a remarkable turnaround. Hibs halved the deficit minutes later as a poorly defended corner kick landed at Isaiah Osbourne's feet, and he kept his composure to fire in a low shot which Robertson turned into his own net. Hibs then found the equaliser almost immediately. A through-ball from O'Connor evaded Gavin Gunning and Agogo showed good pace to beat the former Motherwell defender before slamming an effort into the corner of the net. Rankin and Victor Palsson exchanged efforts from distance in the latter stages, both of which were easily saved to ensure a share of the points.

Form Guide

    LWLLLD
  • Hibernian
  • VS
  • Dundee Utd
  • WDLLDL

Last Meetings

  • Dundee Utd
  • 3 - 0
  • Hibernian
  • 30/01/2011
  • Hibernian
  • 2 - 2
  • Dundee Utd
  • 29/12/2010
  • 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

Top Scorers

Hibernian

  • G O'Connor 3

Dundee Utd

  • J Daly 2
  • D Swanson 1
  • J Russell 1
  • G Gunning 1
  • G Mackay-Steven 1
  • B Douglas 1

Goals

Hibernian

    • Total goals 13
    • Goals per game 3
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 81-90 mins

Dundee Utd

    • Total goals 17
    • Goals per game 7
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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