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  • Date:02 Jan 2012
  • Kick-off:12:15
  • Venue:Easter Road Stadium
  • Attendance:15,013
  • Marius Zaliukas - og (58)
  • McGowan (57) Webster (82) Skacel (90)
Goal!

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92mins

Rudi Skacel gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the box to the top right corner of the goal. Hibernian 1-3 Hearts.The assist for the goal came from John Sutton.

91mins

Centre by Paul Hanlon.

89mins

Stephen Elliott delivers the ball.

88mins

Centre by Callum Booth, Marius Zaliukas makes a clearance.

87mins

Andrew Driver takes a shot. Graham Stack makes a save.

85mins

Daniel Galbraith goes off and Garry O'Connor comes on. Martin Scott goes off and Eoin Doyle comes on.

83mins

Andy Webster scores a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Hibernian 1-2 Hearts.The assist for the goal came from John Sutton.

80mins

Handball decision goes against Ian Black. Graham Stack takes the direct free kick.

78mins

John Sutton is penalised for a handball. Graham Stack takes the indirect free kick.

76mins

Unfair challenge on Leigh Griffiths by Andy Webster results in a free kick. The referee books Andy Webster for unsporting behaviour. The ball is delivered by Ivan Sproule, Sean O'Hanlon produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.

76mins

Paul Hanlon sends in a cross.

74mins

David Templeton goes off and Rudi Skacel comes on.

74mins

A cross is delivered by Ivan Sproule.

73mins

Ian Black has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide left of the goal.

71mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Daniel Galbraith by Adrian Mrowiec. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Daniel Galbraith. Daniel Galbraith has shot on goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

68mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lewis Stevenson by John Sutton. Direct free kick taken by Graham Stack.

68mins

Daniel Galbraith gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andy Webster. Marian Kello restarts play with the free kick.

65mins

Unfair challenge on Ryan McGowan by Ivan Sproule results in a free kick. Free kick crossed by Ian Black, Graham Stack makes a save.

65mins

Leigh Griffiths challenges Jamie Hamill unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Andy Webster.

64mins

The referee blows for offside against Leigh Griffiths. Indirect free kick taken by Andy Webster.

63mins

The ball is sent over by Ivan Sproule.

60mins

Victor Palsson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ian Black. The referee shows Victor Palsson a yellow card. John Sutton comes on in place of Scott Robinson. Ian Black takes the free kick. Effort from 25 yards by Jamie Hamill. Callum Booth gets a block in.

59mins

Daniel Galbraith sends in a cross. An own goal is scored by Marius Zaliukas. Hibernian 1-1 Hearts.Assist by Daniel Galbraith.

57mins

Ian Black has a drilled shot. Graham Stack makes a save. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Ian Black from the right by-line to the near post, Andy Webster takes a shot. Save by Graham Stack. Ryan McGowan grabs a headed goal from close in. Hibernian 0-1 Hearts.The assist for the goal came from Andy Webster.

52mins

Ian Black fouled by Victor Palsson, the ref awards a free kick. Marian Kello takes the direct free kick.

51mins

Daniel Galbraith produces a cross, Andy Webster manages to make a clearance.

49mins

Centre by Paul Hanlon, save by Marian Kello.

48mins

Stephen Elliott gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sean O'Hanlon. Graham Stack restarts play with the free kick.

47mins

Stephen Elliott gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Daniel Galbraith. Ian Murray restarts play with the free kick.

46mins

Daniel Galbraith has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.

45mins

Martin Scott challenges Ryan McGowan unfairly and gives away a free kick. Marius Zaliukas restarts play with the free kick.

44mins

Corner taken by Ian Black, Headed effort from inside the area by Marius Zaliukas misses to the right of the goal.

42mins

Graham Stack challenges Stephen Elliott unfairly and gives away a Penalty. Graham Stack booked for unsporting behaviour. Penalty taken by Ian Black is saved by Graham Stack. Hibernian 0-0 Hearts.

41mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ivan Sproule on Ian Black. Marian Kello restarts play with the free kick.

40mins

Ryan McGowan challenges Paul Hanlon unfairly and gives away a free kick. Graham Stack restarts play with the free kick.

38mins

Effort from outside the penalty box by Stephen Elliott goes wide right of the target.

37mins

Martin Scott concedes a free kick for a foul on Ryan McGowan. Ian Black takes the free kick. David Templeton takes a shot from 18 yards. Blocked by Ian Murray.

34mins

Ian Black fouled by Martin Scott, the ref awards a free kick. Andy Webster takes the free kick.

33mins

Corner from left by-line taken by Ivan Sproule.

33mins

Callum Booth crosses the ball, clearance by Andy Webster.

31mins

Ian Black fouled by Victor Palsson, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Ian Black.

29mins

Ivan Sproule takes a shot from 18 yards. Marius Zaliukas gets a block in. Short corner taken by Ivan Sproule from the left by-line.

26mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Scott Robinson by Ivan Sproule. Direct free kick taken by Marian Kello.

25mins

Andrew Driver joins the action as a substitute, replacing Mehdi Taouil.

23mins

Mehdi Taouil has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the goal.

22mins

Stephen Elliott is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Ian Murray.

21mins

Leigh Griffiths has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

20mins

Callum Booth sends in a cross, save by Marian Kello.

19mins

Long range shot by David Templeton goes wide right of the target.

18mins

The offside flag is raised against Leigh Griffiths. Marius Zaliukas takes the indirect free kick.

16mins

Effort from inside the penalty box by David Templeton hits the post.

13mins

Foul by Paul Hanlon on David Templeton, free kick awarded. The referee shows Paul Hanlon a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Ian Black, Graham Stack makes a save.

8mins

Foul by Lewis Stevenson on Scott Robinson, free kick awarded. Lewis Stevenson receives a yellow card. Marius Zaliukas takes the direct free kick.

7mins

A cross is delivered by Ivan Sproule.

7mins

Ivan Sproule challenges Ryan McGowan unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Marian Kello.

3mins

Effort from the edge of the area by Daniel Galbraith goes wide of the left-hand post.

1mins

Mehdi Taouil challenges Lewis Stevenson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Graham Stack restarts play with the free kick.

1mins

Callum Booth challenges Stephen Elliott unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Jamie Hamill.

1mins

Daniel Galbraith challenges Mehdi Taouil unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jamie Hamill.

Match Preview

Brown braced for Hearts reaction Billy Brown is expecting a reaction from Hearts fans at the Edinburgh derby at Easter Road on Monday but hopes it is based on humour rather than vitriol. Brown had two spells in Gorgie as assistant to Jim Jefferies before he crossed the city to work with Colin Calderwood after being sacked by the Tynecastle club in August. Now assistant to Pat Fenlon, Brown knows the visiting support will acknowledge his presence in the Hibs dugout. "I do expect a reaction," he said. "I hope it is a good one. "Obviously I am going to get stick from certain quarters. "But I worked tirelessly at Hearts during both periods and I am working tirelessly at Hibs, so I just hope that whatever stick I get is humorous. "The atmosphere has changed since I was a wee lad, though. "Hearts and Hibs supporters used to stand together and watch games, it doesn't happen now. "There has been a division and the rivalry is tinged with a wee bit more bitterness for some reason or other." Ironically, Brown's last defeat in a derby match was one of Hibs' greatest wins over their city rivals. In October 2000, the Leithers thrashed Hearts 6-2 at Easter Road, a month before Jefferies and Brown moved to take over at then Premier League club Bradford City. Brown said: "I haven't lost a derby in 11 years - mind you I was away for eight of them. "The 6-2 defeat by Hibs was the last derby Jim and I took part in. "That was particularly sore because it was a big score but winning derbies is great because you realise you have pleased a lot of people." Brown knows most of the players at the cash-strapped Gorgie club who are still chasing wages for December after November's money was paid late. The Easter Road number two takes no pleasure at seeing his former charges suffer. "I am sad about that," he said. "I don't like that. "I had a great time at Hearts and there are a lot of good people there. "Maybe people want me to say it was a terrible place but it wasn't, it was a good place to work. "So the position the club are in at the moment doesn't make me happy at all. "I don't know if I'm glad to be away - it wasn't my decision to leave - but I do know that I'm at a big club here and having been involved with the two clubs, it is a great privilege. "But I'm now at an equally big club and I am absolutely delighted to be here and I have a burning ambition to do well." Fenlon hopes to have new boy Eoin Doyle in his squad. The Irish striker signed an 18-month contract after leaving Sligo Rovers and is waiting for clearance to be processed by the Scottish Football Association and their Irish counterparts. Striker Garry O'Connor has an ongoing toe injury and will be assessed. Meanwhile, Hearts manager Paulo Sergio has dismissed historical results and is concentrating on his own side's performance ahead of the derby. Hearts travel across the capital beleaguered off the field, but improved off it, with two wins and a draw from their past three games amid the financial uncertainty which has seen their players' wages delayed for three straight months. Meanwhile, Hibs claimed their first point after three losses under manager Fenlon in Wednesday's meeting with Inverness and were last triumphant in an Edinburgh derby in May 2009. Despite Hearts being unbeaten in eight games against Hibs and winning the August fixture 2-0, Sergio is taking nothing for granted. With the club's media blackout ongoing, the Portuguese boss told Hearts TV: "I hope we can give a very good moment for our fans, but history is history. "It's another game, a different game and we have to focus on ourselves to be competent to have a good performance. "I believe after a good performance the result comes naturally." Midfielder Ian Black is a doubt. Black was substituted in Wednesday's 0-0 Clydesdale Bank Premier League draw at Aberdeen despite having only come on at half-time in place of Rudi Skacel. Midfielder Scott Robinson is set to return to the squad after being rested, while full-back Jamie Hamill (ankle) remains doubtful and defender Danny Grainger (groin) is out along with long-term absentees Kevin Kyle, Gary Glen and Suso Santana.M

Formation:451Manager: Pat Fenlon

Hibernian

Formation: 451Manager: Paulo Sergio

Hearts

  • Graham Stack
  • Ian Murray
  • Sean O'Hanlon
  • Paul Hanlon
  • Callum Booth
  • Ivan Sproule
  • Victor Palsson
  • Martin Scott
  • Lewis Stevenson
  • Daniel Galbraith
  • Leigh Griffiths
  • SUBS
  • Mark Brown
  • Michael Hart
  • David Wotherspoon
  • Garry O'Connor
  • Eoin Doyle
  • David Stephens
  • Richie Towell

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Match Report

Hearts take the honours Hearts claimed the Edinburgh derby honours as two goals in the final seven minutes sealed a 3-1 victory over Hibernian at Easter Road. Hearts now have four wins from 11 matches since their first-team squad first suffered delayed payment of wages, but Hibs have now failed to taste victory in nine matches, have not won the capital clash in nine attempts and remain in danger of relegation from the Clydesdale Bank Premier League. The visitors were on top for much of the opening half and winger David Templeton hit the outside of the post and Mehdi Taouil fired a good opportunity wide before limping off. Hibs received a lifeline when goalkeeper Graham Stack denied Ian Black from the spot after 43 minutes after the goalkeeper had brought down Stephen Elliott following Callum Booth's short back-pass. Hearts' pressure told when Ryan McGowan headed in after Andy Webster's effort had been saved, but the visitors conceded from the restart, Marius Zaliukas diverting Danny Galbraith's cross into his own net. Webster then drilled in after 83 minutes and substitute Rudi Skacel struck a stoppage-time third as Hearts took victory and left Hibs manager Pat Fenlon in search of his first win as boss. Hearts travelled across the capital with two wins and a draw from their previous three games but with December's pay outstanding - the third straight month of delayed wages. However, now the January transfer window is open, Hearts were keen to impress. Hibs began the better as Danny Galbraith screwed a shot wide from Leigh Griffiths' pass before Hearts' quality soon began to tell. Lewis Stevenson was booked after nine minutes for fouling Scott Robinson, moments after another meaty tackle on Black inside the centre circle. Paul Hanlon, left-footed and playing at right-back, was then cautioned for a mis-timed tackle on Templeton before a strong block challenge on McGowan soon after. Templeton took on Hanlon after 16 minutes, cutting inside and leaving his marker behind before firing a vicious right-footed drive which careered off the outside of the far post. Griffiths and Webster tangled on the edge of Hearts' box before Templeton shot wide as the visitors raced down the other end. Taouil then missed a glorious opportunity, firing high and wide after Elliott's neat cut-back. Taouil required treatment and limped from the field soon after, with Andrew Driver coming on. Hibs had managed to hold firm but almost undid their good work two minutes from the interval when Booth's weak back pass failed to reach Stack and Hearts won a penalty. Black opted to take the penalty ahead of a pleading Jamie Hamill, and Stack, who had been booked for his challenge, guessed the right way and palmed the spot-kick around the post. Zaliukas headed wide before the break and Black had a 25-yard shot tipped over by Stack as Hearts resumed on the attack. Webster's header from the resulting set-piece was saved, but McGowan followed up to put the visitors in front. As Hearts players celebrated a fan in maroon from the away end was hauled away by stewards after running onto the pitch. Hibs equalised from the restart after the ball moved left and Galbraith's cross was diverted in by Zaliukas. Ivan Sproule was then booked for pulling down Black before John Sutton replaced Robinson as Hearts added a body up front. And Sutton was instrumental as Hearts took the lead for the second time with seven minutes remaining. The striker laid off McGowan's long throw for Webster to fire low into the bottom corner. Strikers Garry O'Connor and Eoin Doyle, on for his debut, came on with four minutes remaining in place of Galbraith and Martin Scott as Hibs attempted to find a reply for a second time. Driver was denied by a combination of Stack and Sean O'Hanlon after breaking clear before Skacel struck following Sutton's pass to seal victory.

Form Guide

    DLLLLD
  • Hibernian
  • VS
  • Hearts
  • WLLWWD

Last Meetings

  • Hearts
  • 2 - 0
  • Hibernian
  • 28/08/2011
  • Hibernian
  • 2 - 2
  • Hearts
  • 03/04/2011
  • Hearts
  • 1 - 0
  • Hibernian
  • 01/01/2011
  • Hibernian
  • 0 - 2
  • Hearts
  • 07/11/2010
  • Hibernian
  • 1 - 2
  • Hearts
  • 01/05/2010
  • Hearts
  • 2 - 1
  • Hibernian
  • 20/03/2010

Top Scorers

Hibernian

  • G O'Connor 7
  • L Griffiths 4
  • I Sproule 2
  • S O'Hanlon 1
  • J Agogo 1
  • R Towell 1

Hearts

  • R Skacel 4
  • S Elliott 3
  • A Webster 2
  • R Stevenson 2
  • J Sutton 2
  • M Taouil 2
  • I Black 1
  • D Obua 1
  • D Templeton 1
  • A Novikovas 1

Goals

Hibernian

    • Total goals 51
    • Goals per game 18
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 8 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Hearts

    • Total goals 55
    • Goals per game 22
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) Period 81-90 mins

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