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Jamie Murphy fouled by James McPake, the ref awards a free kick. Nicky Law takes the direct free kick. The referee sends off James McPake for second bookable offence.
Corner taken by Tom Hateley.
(Motherwell) makes a substitution, with Zaine Francis-Angol coming on for Henrik Ojamaa.
Robert McHugh scores a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Hibernian 2-3 Motherwell.Nicky Law provided the assist for the goal.
Danny Handling on for Paul Cairney.
Booking for David Wotherspoon for dissent.
Jorge Claros challenges Jamie Murphy unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Tom Hateley, David Wotherspoon manages to make a clearance.
The ball is crossed by Chris Humphrey, Robert McHugh takes a shot.
Simon Ramsden comes on in place of Keith Lasley.
Corner taken by Tom Hateley from the left by-line, Jamie Murphy grabs a headed goal from close in. Hibernian 2-2 Motherwell.Assist on the goal came from Michael Higdon.
Corner taken by Tom Hateley, clearance made by James McPake.
(Hibernian) makes a substitution, with Ross Caldwell coming on for Eoin Doyle.
The ball is delivered by Stevie Hammell, save by Ben Williams.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Tom Hateley from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Jorge Claros.
A cross is delivered by Chris Humphrey, clearance by Jorge Claros.
Tom Hateley decides to take a short corner.
Michael Higdon takes a shot. Save made by Ben Williams.
Left-footed shot by Nicky Law.
Chris Humphrey gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Paul Cairney. Ben Williams takes the free kick. Robert McHugh is brought on as a substitute for Adam Cummins.
Eoin Doyle challenges Shaun Hutchinson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Keith Lasley takes the free kick.
Gary Deegan is brought on as a substitute for Leigh Griffiths.
The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Darren Randolph.
Jamie Murphy finds the back of the net with a goal from close in low into the middle of the goal. Hibernian 2-1 Motherwell.Assist on the goal came from Chris Humphrey.
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Tom Hateley, clearance made by Eoin Doyle.
Corner taken right-footed by Tom Hateley from the right by-line, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Michael Higdon misses to the right of the target.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Tom Hateley from the right by-line, Michael Higdon takes a shot.
Tom Hateley takes a inswinging corner.
Eoin Doyle gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Shaun Hutchinson. Free kick taken by Tom Hateley.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Tom Hateley on Ryan McGivern. Ben Williams restarts play with the free kick.
Eoin Doyle grabs a goal from just outside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Hibernian 2-0 Motherwell.Assist by Paul Cairney.
The referee blows for offside against Henrik Ojamaa. Ben Williams takes the indirect free kick.
Eoin Doyle is caught offside. Darren Randolph restarts play with the free kick.
The official flags Michael Higdon offside. Ben Williams restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Paul Cairney on Shaun Hutchinson, free kick awarded. Darren Randolph takes the free kick.
Effort on goal by Chris Humphrey from 12 yards. Save by Ben Williams.
Henrik Ojamaa produces a cross, Ben Williams makes a save.
Shot by Eoin Doyle. Save made by Darren Randolph.
Long range shot by Eoin Doyle goes wide right of the target.
Stevie Hammell crosses the ball, clearance by Paul Hanlon.
Leigh Griffiths takes a shot. Save made by Darren Randolph.
Tom Hateley produces a cross.
Eoin Doyle finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close range. Hibernian 1-0 Motherwell.Assist by David Wotherspoon.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Leigh Griffiths. Free kick taken by Darren Randolph.
The ball is sent over by Ryan McGivern, save made by Darren Randolph.
Jamie Murphy crosses the ball, James McPake manages to make a clearance.
Ryan McGivern fouled by Michael Higdon, the ref awards a free kick. Ryan McGivern restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Tom Taiwo on Jamie Murphy. Tom Hateley produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.
The referee gives a free kick against Paul Cairney for handball. Adam Cummins takes the direct free kick.
Unfair challenge on Henrik Ojamaa by James McPake results in a free kick. Booking for James McPake. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Tom Hateley, clearance by Ryan McGivern.
Henrik Ojamaa gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on James McPake. Ben Williams takes the free kick.
Foul by Stevie Hammell on Eoin Doyle, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Ben Williams.
Outswinging corner taken by Tom Hateley from the right by-line played to the near post.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Hanlon on Michael Higdon. Shaun Hutchinson restarts play with the free kick.
Leigh Griffiths has shot on goal from just outside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jorge Claros on Keith Lasley. Adam Cummins takes the direct free kick.
Adam Cummins gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Eoin Doyle. Adam Cummins receives a caution. The ball is crossed by Leigh Griffiths, Header from close range by James McPake misses to the right of the goal.
The ball is delivered by Tom Hateley, save made by Ben Williams.
Inswinging corner taken by Tom Hateley.
David Wotherspoon produces a cross, clearance by Tom Hateley.
Michael Higdon produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.
Henrik Ojamaa sends in a cross.
Unfair challenge on Jamie Murphy by Tom Taiwo results in a free kick. Keith Lasley takes the direct free kick.
Corner taken by David Wotherspoon from the left by-line, save by Darren Randolph.
Corner taken by Tom Hateley, Ryan McGivern makes a clearance.
Tom Hateley takes a shot. Blocked by James McPake.
Eoin Doyle produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the target.
The ball is swung over by Eoin Doyle, clearance by Shaun Hutchinson.
Hibs duo could return
Midfielder Gary Deegan and captain James McPake could return for Hibernian in the Clydesdale Bank Premier League clash with Motherwell.
Deegan has been absent since early October with a fractured jaw and defender McPake has not played since early November due to a back injury.
Defender Tim Clancy, meanwhile, is a week to 10 days away from a return from his groin problem.
Midfielder Gary Deegan is aiming to hit the ground running for Hibs.
Deegan suffered a fractured jaw in an alleged assault outside an Edinburgh nightclub in early October while celebrating the win over Dundee. A 27-year-old man was this week charged with assault.
The 24-year-old had made quite an impression since his summer arrival from Coventry and, following the enforced absence, he hopes to resume where he left off if given an opportunity in the Clydesdale Bank Premier League match against Well at Easter Road.
"I'm buzzing to be back in the team," Deegan said.
"It's what I love doing every day and I'm really excited to be back on Saturday.
"I thought I was doing reasonably well and getting some consistency into my game. I want to pick up where I left off.
"It's been nine weeks now, but I was told I could do full contact after six.
"It's given me a good three weeks of conditioning, training with the lads and full contact. I'm there or thereabouts."
Motherwell manager Stuart McCall has revealed Nicky Law has a good chance of returning.
The midfielder missed Tuesday`s cup defeat by Aberdeen with an ankle injury but took part in the majority of training today and is eager to play at Easter Road.
Defender Steven Saunders is the only absentee as he continues his comeback from knee surgery.
Left-back Stevie Hammell admits their William Hill Scottish Cup defeat by Aberdeen was all the more painful because it could help spell the end of an era at Fir Park.
But Hammell hopes pushing for another European adventure could help retain some of the players who are out of contract at the end of the season.
Motherwell were denied a fifth-round trip to face Hibernian at Easter Road, where they play on Clydesdale Bank Premier League duty, and the chance to emulate their run to the final in 2011 when they lost 2-1 in a Fir Park replay on Tuesday.
The financial blow has given manager Stuart McCall less chance of holding on to the likes of Nicky Law, Darren Randolph and Jamie Murphy in the long term.
Hammell said: "I don`t think it heaped pressure on us but we were aware of it.
"It`s well documented, the gaffer even came out and said it, a cup run would help financially to keep some of the boys.
"I think that was another reason why it was disappointing to go out the cup, because I think this will be the last season that this group of players will be together.
"It`s a strong group, one of the best teams I`ve played with, and at the end of this season, or maybe even sooner, that team might not be together, so it would have been nice to finish with a trip to Hampden. But it wasn`t to be."
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