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  • Date:11 Nov 2012
  • Kick-off:12:45
  • Venue:Easter Road Stadium
  • Attendance:10,596
  • Griffiths (18) Doyle (50)
  • Mackay-Steven (52)
Goal!

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93:24 +3.24

Keith Watson concedes a free kick for a foul on Ryan McGivern. Ben Williams takes the free kick.

92:54 +2.54

Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Hanlon on Jon Daly. Willo Flood delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel, save by Ben Williams.

91:41 +1.41

Unfair challenge on Gavin Gunning by Shefki Kuqi results in a free kick. Sean Dillon restarts play with the free kick.

90:21 +0.21

Paul Cairney receives a yellow card.

89:48

Paul Cairney decides to take a short corner.

88:32

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gavin Gunning by Shefki Kuqi. Sam Stanton on for Eoin Doyle. Radoslaw Cierzniak takes the free kick.

87:21

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

87:06

The ball is swung over by Gary Mackay-Steven, Alan Maybury makes a clearance.

86:03

Brian McLean crosses the ball, clearance made by Ryan McGivern.

84:46

Corner taken by Willo Flood from the right by-line, Gavin Gunning takes a shot. Ben Williams makes a comfortable save.

84:33

Effort on goal by Rudi Skacel from 30 yards. Ryan McGivern gets a block in.

83:02

Corner taken by Paul Cairney.

81:57

Ivan Sproule produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

81:17

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Willo Flood, clearance by Shefki Kuqi.

80:22

Gary Mackay-Steven fouled by Ivan Sproule, the ref awards a free kick. Willo Flood delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, Ben Williams makes a save.

78:43

Foul by Rudi Skacel on Jorge Claros, free kick awarded. Ivan Sproule is brought on as a substitute for David Wotherspoon. Direct free kick taken by Ben Williams.

77:36

Rudi Skacel has a volleyed shot.

76:58

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Willo Flood from the left by-line to the near post.

75:11

Shefki Kuqi is brought on as a substitute for Leigh Griffiths. Corner from the right by-line taken by Willo Flood, clearance by Eoin Doyle.

74:25

Gary Mackay-Steven takes a shot. Blocked by Paul Hanlon.

73:39

Shot from just outside the penalty box by Tom Taiwo misses to the left of the target.

73:06

Unfair challenge on Lewis Stevenson by Jon Daly results in a free kick. Ryan McGivern takes the direct free kick.

72:22

Rudi Skacel is caught offside. Ben Williams takes the indirect free kick.

71:27

The ball is sent over by Keith Watson, Paul Hanlon makes a clearance.

70:52

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jorge Claros on John Rankin. Willo Flood restarts play with the free kick.

68:37

Corner taken left-footed by Leigh Griffiths from the right by-line, clearance by Brian McLean.

68:08

Willo Flood delivers the ball, Paul Hanlon makes a clearance.

66:20

The ball is crossed by Keith Watson, save by Ben Williams.

65:10

Corner taken right-footed by David Wotherspoon from the left by-line to the near post, Johnny Russell manages to make a clearance.

63:29

Jorge Claros concedes a free kick for a foul on John Rankin. Free kick crossed by Willo Flood.

62:57

The assistant referee flags for offside against Leigh Griffiths. Free kick taken by Radoslaw Cierzniak.

61:57

Corner taken by David Wotherspoon from the left by-line, Jon Daly manages to make a clearance.

59:49

Foul by Paul Hanlon on Johnny Russell, free kick awarded. Willo Flood takes the free kick.

58:43

Willo Flood takes the inswinging corner, Keith Watson has a headed effort from close range and clears the bar.

57:50

(Dundee Utd) makes a substitution, with Rudi Skacel coming on for Stuart Armstrong.

56:43

The ball is sent over by Brian McLean, Ben Williams makes a comfortable save.

54:25

Unfair challenge on Leigh Griffiths by Gavin Gunning results in a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Leigh Griffiths from right wing, save made by Radoslaw Cierzniak.

52:50

A goal is scored by Gary Mackay-Steven from just outside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Hibernian 2-1 Dundee Utd.

50:38

Eoin Doyle grabs a goal from inside the penalty box to the top right corner of the goal. Hibernian 2-0 Dundee Utd.Paul Cairney provided the assist for the goal.

47:19

Gavin Gunning gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Leigh Griffiths. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Leigh Griffiths from right channel.

46:17

Willo Flood takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Lewis Stevenson makes a clearance.

44:58

Effort from deep inside the area by Jon Daly misses to the left of the target.

43:53

Ryan McGivern produces a cross.

40:18

Corner taken right-footed by Willo Flood, Ben Williams makes a save.

38:00

Shot by Jorge Claros. Comfortable save by Radoslaw Cierzniak.

37:23

Stuart Armstrong concedes a free kick for a foul on Eoin Doyle. Paul Hanlon takes the direct free kick.

36:25

Foul by Alan Maybury on Gary Mackay-Steven, free kick awarded. Gavin Gunning takes the free kick.

33:55

Willo Flood concedes a free kick for a foul on Jorge Claros. Willo Flood receives a caution. Free kick taken by Ben Williams.

32:39

(Dundee Utd) makes a substitution, with Gary Mackay-Steven coming on for Mark Millar.

31:41

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ryan McGivern on Johnny Russell. Gavin Gunning has a direct shot on goal from the free kick.

30:09

The referee blows for offside against David Wotherspoon. Radoslaw Cierzniak restarts play with the free kick.

29:42

Leigh Griffiths takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Keith Watson.

28:18

Shot from just outside the area by Alan Maybury goes over the bar.

27:41

Corner taken by Leigh Griffiths played to the near post, clearance made by Keith Watson.

26:14

The official flags Eoin Doyle offside. Radoslaw Cierzniak restarts play with the free kick.

25:49

The ball is delivered by Brian McLean, clearance made by Paul Hanlon.

25:43

Willo Flood sends in a cross.

24:36

Centre by Alan Maybury, Radoslaw Cierzniak makes a comfortable save.

24:02

Centre by Alan Maybury, clearance by Sean Dillon.

21:46

The assistant referee flags for offside against Leigh Griffiths. Indirect free kick taken by Radoslaw Cierzniak.

18:06

A goal is scored by Leigh Griffiths from close range to the top right corner of the goal. Hibernian 1-0 Dundee Utd.Eoin Doyle provided the assist for the goal.

17:15

A cross is delivered by Brian McLean.

15:29

Leigh Griffiths fouled by Sean Dillon, the ref awards a free kick. Leigh Griffiths fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, Radoslaw Cierzniak makes a comfortable save.

13:46

Foul by Jorge Claros on Mark Millar, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Gavin Gunning.

9:12

Ryan McGivern challenges Johnny Russell unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Gavin Gunning.

7:22

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Wotherspoon by Gavin Gunning. Tom Taiwo takes the free kick.

6:56

Free kick awarded for a foul by Willo Flood on Paul Cairney. Tom Taiwo takes the direct free kick.

5:48

Corner from the right by-line taken by Leigh Griffiths, John Rankin makes a clearance.

5:11

Shot from 12 yards from Leigh Griffiths. Sean Dillon gets a block in.

4:22

Paul Cairney takes the direct free kick.

Match Preview

Fenlon keen to build on home run Manager Pat Fenlon hopes his Hibernian side can extend their unbeaten home record beyond Sunday's Clydesdale Bank Premier League clash with Dundee United. This season at Easter Road, Hibs have four wins and two draws from six matches, which represents a stark contrast to results in Leith in recent campaigns. Over the course of the last two seasons, the sum total number of SPL home wins was seven. "We want to keep our record going here; it's important we try to maintain that for as long as we can," said Fenlon, whose side climbed to the top of the SPL with victory over St Mirren last weekend. "We've got to make sure our own shape is right and that we start the game on the front foot. "We didn't do that last week against St Mirren; we're at home, we've got to impress our game on top of them." United claimed a 3-0 win over Hibernian at Tannadice on the opening day of the season, but Hibs have lost just twice in the SPL since. Fenlon is eager to see his improving side right the wrongs of that August 5 result against a United side beginning to return to form after a stutter. "I've been delighted with them, from after Dundee United when we didn't perform," he added. "Since then we've been very, very good and very strong. "They beat us well on the first day of the season. We'd like to change that result around a little bit, but we know they're a quality side. "They're starting to get players back and they've hit a little bit of form. "I said at the start of the season I thought themselves and Motherwell would probably be the teams that would push Celtic a little bit. "But it's a good test for us as well, to see how far we've come." The performances of on-loan Wolves striker Leigh Griffiths have been key for Hibernian this term. Griffiths has netted 11 goals but was overlooked for Scotland selection for next week's trip to Luxembourg, although the change of national team boss is likely to have had an influence. Fenlon added: "He's playing really well at the moment. All he's got to do is continue to score goals, play well and hopefully he'll get an opportunity to play (for Scotland)." United manager Peter Houston insists his side's secret to success recently has been refusing to look too far ahead. The Tannadice club have shaken off their early-season sluggishness which saw them slip to second bottom and moved up into seventh place thanks to their hard-fought 1-0 win away to Motherwell at Fir Park during the week. United are in the middle of a hectic schedule which has brought out the best in Houston's men, who were widely tipped to be challenging for second spot in the SPL before a ball was kicked. And Houston, who watched his side come from 2-0 down to earn a share of the spoils in last Sunday's match with Celtic, is not about to change his philosophy which has served the Taysiders well in the past. He said: "We've played against some good sides recently and it's been hectic. "St Mirren fall into that category, Aberdeen are a good team, Hearts are one of the best in the country and Celtic are obviously an excellent side. "But we'll just take just one game at a time. That's always been our policy at this club and it's something we're happy with. "Hibs are the first obstacle which we see in front of us going into Sunday's match. "By treating it this way, we can see the strengths and weaknesses of each club and try to come up with a game-plan which we can execute nearer the time." Houston is full of praise for Pat Fenlon's on-form Hibees side who have picked up considerably since the opening day defeat. Houston said: "Hibs are in really decent form. "They got a draw at Parkhead earlier in the season and because of that you're confidence naturally grows from there. "They've had some other good results since then so it's been one thing after another for them. "I was at the Motherwell match me when they beat them 4-0 in the Friday night game and they certainly took their chances. "We'll have to be at our best to win and we're under no illusions about how tough its going to be for us."

Formation:442Manager: Pat Fenlon

Hibernian

Formation: 442Manager: Peter Houston

Dundee Utd

  • Ben Williams
  • Alan Maybury
  • Tom Taiwo
  • Paul Hanlon
  • Ryan McGivern
  • David Wotherspoon
  • Jorge Claros
  • Lewis Stevenson
  • Paul Cairney
  • Leigh Griffiths
  • Eoin Doyle
  • SUBS
  • Sean Murdoch
  • Ivan Sproule
  • Danny Handling
  • Sam Stanton
  • Ross Caldwell
  • Shefki Kuqi
  • Bradley Donaldson

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Form Guide

    DLWLWW
  • Hibernian
  • VS
  • Dundee Utd
  • LLDWDW

Last Meetings

  • Dundee Utd
  • 3 - 0
  • Hibernian
  • 05/08/2012
  • Hibernian
  • 0 - 2
  • Dundee Utd
  • 24/03/2012
  • 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

Top Scorers

Hibernian

  • L Griffiths 7
  • E Doyle 4
  • D Wotherspoon 3
  • T Clancy 1
  • J McPake 1
  • P Cairney 1
  • P Hanlon 1
  • D Handling 1

Dundee Utd

  • J Russell 4
  • J Daly 2
  • M Gardyne 1
  • J Rankin 1
  • G Gunning 1
  • G Mackay-Steven 1

Goals

Hibernian

    • Total goals 39
    • Goals per game 23
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Dundee Utd

    • Total goals 28
    • Goals per game 12
  • 1 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) Period 81-90 mins

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