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Outswinging corner taken right-footed by David Wotherspoon from the right by-line, free kick awarded for a foul by James McPake on Gary Warren. Ivan Sproule on for Paul Cairney. Ryan Esson takes the free kick.
Corner taken by David Wotherspoon from the left by-line, clearance made by Josh Meekings.
The ball is delivered by Aaron Doran.
A cross is delivered by Jorge Claros, Gary Warren manages to make a clearance. Gary Deegan has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box which goes wide left of the goal.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by David Wotherspoon from the left by-line, clearance made by Gary Warren.
Caution for Ben Williams.
Outswinging corner taken by Aaron Doran, Jorge Claros makes a clearance. Josh Meekings sends in a cross, Richie Foran fires in a goal from inside the six-yard box to the top right corner of the goal. Hibernian 2-2 Inverness CT.Assist on the goal came from Josh Meekings.
Gary Deegan challenges Billy McKay unfairly and gives away a free kick. David Raven restarts play with the free kick.
Richie Foran takes a shot. Save made by Ben Williams.
James McPake takes a shot. Save made by Ryan Esson. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by David Wotherspoon, Graeme Shinnie manages to make a clearance.
Graeme Shinnie concedes a free kick for a foul on Eoin Doyle. David Wotherspoon takes the direct free kick.
The ball is crossed by Graeme Shinnie, Alan Maybury makes a clearance.
Ross Draper concedes a free kick for a foul on Alan Maybury. David Wotherspoon has an effort direct from the free kick, save by Ryan Esson.
Corner taken by David Wotherspoon, clearance by Gary Warren.
Conor Pepper goes off and Philip Roberts comes on.
Effort from outside the penalty box by Ross Draper goes wide right of the goal.
Billy McKay is brought on as a substitute for Andrew Shinnie.
Corner taken by Aaron Doran, Tim Clancy manages to make a clearance.
The ball is swung over by Conor Pepper, Ben Williams makes a save. Corner taken right-footed by Aaron Doran from the right by-line, Tim Clancy manages to make a clearance.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Andrew Shinnie. Ben Williams takes the indirect free kick.
Ross Caldwell is ruled offside. Ryan Esson restarts play with the free kick.
Jorge Claros takes a shot. Save made by Ryan Esson.
Eoin Doyle takes a shot. Save made by Ryan Esson.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Aaron Doran, clearance by Paul Hanlon.
Corner taken right-footed by Aaron Doran from the right by-line, Paul Hanlon makes a clearance.
Paul Hanlon gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Richie Foran. Gavin Morrison takes the direct free kick.
Shot by Gary Deegan from 12 yards. Save by Ryan Esson.
Centre by Tim Clancy.
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by David Wotherspoon, Graeme Shinnie manages to make a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alan Maybury by Conor Pepper. The referee shows Conor Pepper a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Andre Blackman goes off and Gavin Morrison comes on. David Wotherspoon takes the direct free kick.
Centre by David Wotherspoon, save by Ryan Esson.
The referee blows for offside. Ben Williams takes the indirect free kick.
Conor Pepper fouled by Paul Cairney, the ref awards a free kick. Paul Cairney booked. Josh Meekings takes the direct free kick.
Inswinging corner taken by Graeme Shinnie from the right by-line.
The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Ryan Esson.
Ross Caldwell produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that goes over the bar.
Conor Pepper challenges Gary Deegan unfairly and gives away a free kick. Paul Hanlon takes the free kick.
Centre by Andre Blackman.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Graeme Shinnie, save by Ben Williams.
The ball is swung over by Paul Cairney, clearance by Gary Warren.
Andrew Shinnie fouled by James McPake, the ref awards a free kick. The referee cautions James McPake for unsporting behaviour. Graeme Shinnie takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Eoin Doyle on Josh Meekings. Free kick taken by Ryan Esson.
Conor Pepper fires in a goal from outside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Hibernian 2-1 Inverness CT.
Unfair challenge on Richie Foran by Paul Hanlon results in a free kick. David Raven restarts play with the free kick.
Eoin Doyle has shot on goal from a long way out that goes wide left.
Conor Pepper is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Ben Williams restarts play with the free kick.
Ross Draper takes a shot. Save by Ben Williams.
David Wotherspoon grabs a goal. Hibernian 2-0 Inverness CT.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Graeme Shinnie by Paul Cairney. The ball is delivered by Graeme Shinnie, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Gary Warren misses to the right of the target.
Foul by James McPake on Richie Foran, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Graeme Shinnie.
Paul Cairney takes a shot from outside the area and strikes the post.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul Cairney by David Raven. David Wotherspoon restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Andre Blackman on Eoin Doyle, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Paul Cairney from right wing. Outswinging corner taken by Paul Cairney from the right by-line, clearance made by Richie Foran.
Ross Caldwell takes a shot. Ryan Esson makes a save. Eoin Doyle finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the box low into the middle of the goal. Hibernian 1-0 Inverness CT.
Aaron Doran takes a shot from 20 yards. Save made by Ben Williams.
Shot from deep inside the area by Paul Hanlon clears the crossbar.
Corner taken by David Wotherspoon from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by David Raven.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jorge Claros by Ross Draper. Direct free kick taken by Paul Hanlon.
Conor Pepper challenges Alan Maybury unfairly and gives away a free kick. Paul Hanlon restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Gary Deegan on Aaron Doran. Free kick taken by Graeme Shinnie.
Shot from inside the six-yard box by Ross Caldwell goes wide right of the goal.
David Wotherspoon challenges Graeme Shinnie unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Graeme Shinnie from left wing, Gary Deegan gets a block in.
A cross is delivered by Andrew Shinnie.
Unfair challenge on Tim Clancy by Richie Foran results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Tim Clancy.
David Wotherspoon delivers the ball.
Tim Clancy fouled by Andrew Shinnie, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by James McPake.
Short corner taken by Aaron Doran. Aaron Doran sends in a cross, save by Ben Williams.
Graeme Shinnie takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Tim Clancy.
Taiwo has title ambitions
Midfielder Tom Taiwo has lofty ambitions for his first season at Hibernian and is eyeing an extension to the unbeaten run which could end in European football and, he believes, a possible Clydesdale Bank Premier League title.
The 22-year-old, who was once the subject of a high-profile move from Leeds to Chelsea, has signed a two-year contract at Easter Road, with the prospect of Europe a major attraction.
The opportunity to succeed Celtic as SPL champions appears more far fetched, but Taiwo hopes to improve the five-match unbeaten run which sees Hibs three points ahead of Celtic and trailing only Motherwell ahead of Saturday's clash with Inverness.
"The big thing for me is the chance to play in Europe and also a chance to win the league this season, with Celtic dropping points already," said Taiwo, who left Carlisle at the end of last season.
"When you're unbeaten after as many games as we are it's got to be in the back of your mind.
"Nothing's been mentioned at training, because that would be a little bit hasty.
"Keeping that unbeaten run is paramount and then building from there."
Taiwo left Carlisle seeking to move closer to his native Yorkshire, but a move never materialised - compensation due to the Cumbrian side was the stumbling block - and he ended up in Edinburgh after speaking to Hibs boss Pat Fenlon.
Taiwo said: "An agreement couldn't be reached between a club in Yorkshire and Carlisle United, which is totally within their rights, because of the situation with compensation.
"The manager (Fenlon) heard about my situation, he gave my agent a call, we had a meeting and from there it's just taken off."
Former England youth international Taiwo and Michael Woods were the subject of a reported #5million out of court settlement after Leeds chairman Ken Bates accused Chelsea of making illegal approaches for the players.
After a short spell on the periphery at Stamford Bridge, Taiwo left for Carlisle, initially on loan, and is now keen to further his reputation at Easter Road.
He added: "I had a good time at Chelsea, I learned a lot of things. It set me up to playing quite a lot of games for Carlisle and getting a chance to move here and hopefully playing a lot of games for Hibs as well."
Inverness defender Josh Meekings has denied his team are dirty despite going down to 10 men in half of their Clydesdale Bank Premier League games.
Owain Tudur Jones begins a three-match suspension on Saturday after being sent off for the second time this season during last week's 1-1 draw with Aberdeen.
Richie Foran has also been dismissed and Inverness have the highest tally of yellow cards in the league with 17 in six games.
But Meekings insists their crime count does not tell the full story.
"People can say what they want outside the club, we know we are not a dirty team," he said. "We just play the game.
"We don't want to let anyone get on top of us and unfortunately there has been a few occasions when maybe luck hasn't gone our way or it looks a bad challenge when perhaps it's not, it's just a bit of a late challenge.
"We have just got to ignore that talk from the outside and keep working as hard as we are."
Meekings is set to continue at centre-back at Easter Road after regaining his place in the team in recent weeks.
The Englishman has a chance to stake a regular place with fellow defender Simon King ruled out for eight weeks with a chipped bone in his ankle.
"I came on as a sub in the first few games," Meekings said. "Now I'm in the team at centre-back and I'm very happy.
"I just want to get a clean sheet and a win, like all the lads, and really kick on and make something of the season."
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