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  • Date:24 Mar 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Easter Road Stadium
  • Attendance:9,161
  • Russell (65) Mackay-Steven (72)
Goal!

Live Commentary

93mins

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by George Francomb.

93mins

The ball is crossed by Leigh Griffiths.

91mins

Unfair challenge on Paul Hanlon by Johnny Russell results in a free kick. Graham Stack restarts play with the free kick.

89mins

Richie Ryan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Wotherspoon. Matt Doherty restarts play with the free kick.

89mins

Leigh Griffiths challenges Gary Mackay-Steven unfairly and gives away a free kick. Paul Dixon takes the free kick.

88mins

John Rankin takes a shot from deep inside the box clearing the bar.

87mins

Willo Flood leaves the field to be replaced by Danny Swanson.

87mins

David Wotherspoon produces a cross.

85mins

Garry O'Connor takes a shot. Save by Dusan Pernis.

84mins

Garry Kenneth joins the action as a substitute, replacing Keith Watson.

84mins

Gary Mackay-Steven takes a shot. Graham Stack makes a save.

82mins

Keith Watson fouled by Pa Saikou Kujabi, the ref awards a free kick. Sean Dillon takes the free kick.

81mins

John Rankin produces a cross, Paul Hanlon manages to make a clearance.

80mins

Scott Robertson crosses the ball, Graham Stack makes a save.

77mins

David Wotherspoon replaces Jorge Claros.

75mins

Paul Hanlon challenges Johnny Russell unfairly and gives away a free kick. Keith Watson takes the free kick.

74mins

The ball is delivered by Lewis Stevenson, save made by Dusan Pernis.

73mins

Gary Mackay-Steven fires in a goal from the edge of the area low into the middle of the goal. Hibernian 0-2 Dundee Utd.The assist for the goal came from Johnny Russell.

70mins

Richie Ryan is brought on as a substitute for Jon Daly.

70mins

Gary Mackay-Steven takes the outswinging corner, clearance by Paul Hanlon.

67mins

Willo Flood takes a outswinging corner.

66mins

Goal scored by Johnny Russell from inside the penalty area low into the middle of the goal. Hibernian 0-1 Dundee Utd.Assist on the goal came from John Rankin.

65mins

John Rankin takes a shot. Save by Graham Stack.

64mins

Roy O'Donovan goes off and Garry O'Connor comes on.

63mins

Centre by Pa Saikou Kujabi, save by Dusan Pernis.

60mins

Foul by Matt Doherty on Johnny Russell, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by John Rankin.

59mins

Gary Mackay-Steven takes the outswinging corner, clearance made by Matt Doherty.

58mins

(Hibernian) makes a substitution, with Ivan Sproule coming on for Tom Soares.

57mins

Effort from just outside the box by Gary Mackay-Steven goes over the bar.

56mins

Roy O'Donovan is ruled offside. Gavin Gunning takes the indirect free kick.

55mins

Gary Mackay-Steven takes a shot. Save made by Graham Stack.

54mins

Scott Robertson sends in a cross.

53mins

Inswinging corner taken by George Francomb.

53mins

A cross is delivered by Gary Mackay-Steven.

52mins

Effort on goal by John Rankin from just inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

52mins

Corner taken left-footed by Gary Mackay-Steven, Paul Hanlon manages to make a clearance.

51mins

Johnny Russell produces a cross.

50mins

Keith Watson produces a cross.

49mins

Gary Mackay-Steven delivers the ball, Jon Daly produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box that clears the crossbar.

48mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tom Soares by Johnny Russell. Direct free kick taken by Graham Stack.

47mins

A cross is delivered by Gary Mackay-Steven.

46mins

Centre by Leigh Griffiths.

43mins

Jorge Claros challenges Gary Mackay-Steven unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Paul Dixon.

41mins

The ball is swung over by Pa Saikou Kujabi, clearance made by Sean Dillon.

39mins

Foul by Tom Soares on Paul Dixon, free kick awarded. Dusan Pernis takes the free kick.

39mins

Foul by John Rankin on Jorge Claros, free kick awarded. George Francomb restarts play with the free kick.

35mins

Isaiah Osbourne sends in a cross.

34mins

The referee blows for offside. Dusan Pernis takes the indirect free kick.

33mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Johnny Russell on Matt Doherty. Direct free kick taken by Graham Stack.

31mins

Pa Saikou Kujabi crosses the ball, clearance by Gavin Gunning.

30mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tom Soares by Willo Flood. Paul Hanlon takes the direct free kick.

28mins

Foul by Gary Mackay-Steven on George Francomb, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by George Francomb.

28mins

Sean Dillon sends in a cross, Matt Doherty makes a clearance.

27mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jon Daly by Pa Saikou Kujabi. Direct free kick taken by Keith Watson.

26mins

Corner taken right-footed by Willo Flood from the right by-line, Effort on goal by Sean Dillon from just inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

25mins

The ball is swung over by Leigh Griffiths, save by Dusan Pernis.

22mins

The ball is crossed by Isaiah Osbourne.

20mins

Jorge Claros fouled by Gary Mackay-Steven, the ref awards a free kick. George Francomb takes the direct free kick. The ball is swung over by George Francomb, blocked by Gavin Gunning.

19mins

Foul by Gary Mackay-Steven on Leigh Griffiths, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by George Francomb.

18mins

The ball is crossed by Gary Mackay-Steven, save by Graham Stack.

17mins

Lewis Stevenson challenges Keith Watson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Willo Flood.

16mins

Unfair challenge on Jorge Claros by Scott Robertson results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Pa Saikou Kujabi.

15mins

Willo Flood takes a outswinging corner to the near post, Matt Doherty makes a clearance.

15mins

Gary Mackay-Steven gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on George Francomb. George Francomb takes the free kick.

14mins

Leigh Griffiths sends in a cross, Headed effort on goal by Isaiah Osbourne from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

14mins

Leigh Griffiths crosses the ball, Gavin Gunning makes a clearance.

14mins

Johnny Russell is ruled offside. Paul Hanlon takes the free kick.

13mins

Leigh Griffiths takes a shot. Save by Dusan Pernis.

13mins

Corner taken right-footed by George Francomb from the right by-line, Gavin Gunning manages to make a clearance.

12mins

Gary Mackay-Steven takes a outswinging corner. Free kick awarded for a foul by Jon Daly on Paul Hanlon. Graham Stack takes the free kick.

11mins

Unfair challenge on John Rankin by Matt Doherty results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Paul Dixon. Booking for Matt Doherty for unsporting behaviour.

10mins

Corner taken by George Francomb from the left by-line to the near post, Effort from just inside the penalty area by Leigh Griffiths strikes the post.

7mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Isaiah Osbourne by John Rankin. George Francomb takes the direct free kick.

6mins

Corner taken by Gary Mackay-Steven from the left by-line, clearance made by Isaiah Osbourne.

2mins

Foul by Roy O'Donovan on Gavin Gunning, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed left-footed by John Rankin from left wing, Paul Hanlon makes a clearance.

1mins

Outswinging corner taken by Gary Mackay-Steven from the left by-line played to the near post, Gavin Gunning takes a shot. Graham Stack makes a save.

Match Preview

Skipper a doubt for Hibs Captain James McPake is a doubt with a back injury as relegation-threatened Hibernian tackle Dundee United in the Clydesdale Bank Premier League at Easter Road. Striker Leigh Griffiths is set to be included in the squad despite a reported bust-up with manager Pat Fenlon, midfielder Martin Scott is also in contention after a rumoured disciplinary issue and right-back George Francomb is available after a head knock. Isaiah Osbourne and Ivan Sproule are available after missing the Edinburgh derby loss to Hearts through suspension, Danny Galbraith is unlikely to be included despite returning to training following a groin injury and Ian Murray (hip) remains out. Hibs have three games left before the SPL split and five games against the other sides in the bottom half of the table, plus a William Hill Scottish Cup semi-final with Aberdeen on April 14. Tom Soares believes each game is of equal importance. "We'd love to stay up and win the cup," he said. "That would be brilliant for the club, but we've got to take every game as it comes. "We're still in the thick of it and we need every point we can get. "Every game between now and the end of the season is going to be a massive game for us. We've just got to go into it and have belief that we can win and go out there and do what we need to do." Dundee United will be without striker Milos Lacny. The Slovakian, on loan from Sparta Prague, has torn his cruciate ligament so will miss the remainder of the season. He will join countryman Filip Mentel (knee) on the sidelines. First-team regulars Johnny Russell and Gary Mackay-Steven have recovered from knocks, so could feature at Easter Road. United boss Peter Houston has urged his players to forget Hibernian's relegation problems and focus on their own bid for the top six. United are all but assured a place in the top half of the league when it splits next month but still need a point to shake off Kilmarnock. With Hibs involved in a scrap against the drop with Dunfermline - who appointed Jim Jefferies as their new manager this week - both teams have plenty for which to play. Houston's United have been in sparkling form since the turn of the year and he wants them to keep it going in the capital. He said: "We need to focus on our own issues and get the point we need to make sure of the top six. "Kilmarnock could still catch us, technically, so we need to keep going. "Once we're in there we will start looking at other things, it's all to play for. "St Johnstone are there as well and they're a really good, solid side. While Hearts are also on a great run of form at the moment. "So it's set up for an exciting end to the season, there are a few of us going for fourth place. "Hibs are dangerous opponents, I have watched them recently and they are fighting for everything. "And with Jim Jefferies going in at Dunfermline they will be expecting them to pick up so I'm sure Hibs will know they've got to keep at it. "The changes they have made have made an impact, with the likes of James McPake adding experience to their defence. "They have made some very good signings and are seeing the benefit of them."

Formation:442Manager: Pat Fenlon

Hibernian

Formation: 442Manager: Peter Houston

Dundee Utd

  • Graham Stack
  • George Francomb
  • Matt Doherty
  • Paul Hanlon
  • Pa Saikou Kujabi
  • Isaiah Osbourne
  • Jorge Claros
  • Lewis Stevenson
  • Tom Soares
  • Roy O'Donovan
  • Leigh Griffiths
  • SUBS
  • Mark Brown
  • Sean O'Hanlon
  • David Wotherspoon
  • Garry O'Connor
  • Eoin Doyle
  • Ivan Sproule
  • Richie Towell

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Match Report

Form Guide

    DLLWDL
  • Hibernian
  • VS
  • Dundee Utd
  • WDWWWW

Last Meetings

  • Dundee Utd
  • 3 - 1
  • Hibernian
  • 24/12/2011
  • Hibernian
  • 3 - 3
  • Dundee Utd
  • 24/09/2011
  • 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

Top Scorers

Hibernian

  • G O'Connor 8
  • L Griffiths 6
  • I Sproule 3
  • T Soares 2
  • S O'Hanlon 1
  • R O'Donovan 1
  • I Osbourne 1
  • R Towell 1
  • C Booth 1
  • M Doherty 1

Dundee Utd

  • J Daly 14
  • J Russell 7
  • J Rankin 3
  • S Robertson 3
  • P Dixon 3
  • D Swanson 3
  • G Gunning 2
  • G Mackay-Steven 2
  • K Watson 1
  • B Douglas 1
  • M Lacny 1
  • S Armstrong 1

Goals

Hibernian

    • Total goals 87
    • Goals per game 30
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 8 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 10 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) 9 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Dundee Utd

    • Total goals 106
    • Goals per game 49
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 8 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 9 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 9 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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