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Frank McKeown takes the free kick.
The final whistle goes and the game is over.
Christopher Aitken fouled by Tom Taiwo, the ref awards a free kick.
Mark Corcoran crosses the ball.
Free kick taken by Michael Nelson.
Tom Taiwo fouled by Martin Grehan, the ref awards a free kick.
Sam Stanton delivers the ball.
Ben Williams takes the free kick.
Sam Stanton comes on in place of Abdellah Zoubir.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Frank McKeown by Liam Craig.
Scott Robertson takes the chance to get an effort at goal. David Mitchell catches the ball.
Frank McKeown takes a shot and missed to the right of the net.
Mark Docherty joins the action as a substitute, replacing Grant Gallagher.
Ross Caldwell comes on in place of Rowan Vine.
Christopher Aitken has a direct shot on goal from the free kick.
David McKenna fouled by Paul Hanlon, the ref awards a free kick.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Liam Craig.
David McKenna replaces Jamie Longworth.
Christopher Aitken takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the target.
Clearance made by Scott Robertson.
Free kick crossed by Christopher Aitken.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mark Corcoran by Tom Taiwo.
Rowan Vine has an effort at goal. David Mitchell catches the ball.
Foul by Ryan McGivern on Scott Robertson, free kick awarded.
Abdellah Zoubir takes a shot and goes harmlessly over the bar.
David Mitchell manages to make a clearance.
Scott Rumsby restarts play with the free kick.
Tom Taiwo challenges Christopher Aitken unfairly and gives away a free kick.
The referee cautions Scott Rumsby for unsporting behaviour.
Free kick taken by Paul Hanlon.
Mark Corcoran replaces Ryan Borris.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Grant Gallagher on Tom Taiwo.
Header at goal by Abdellah Zoubir goes over the frame of the goal.
Liam Craig takes a shot and went wide left of the net.
Corner taken by Christopher Aitken.
Shot by Abdellah Zoubir. David Mitchell turns it away with a finger tip save.
Jamie Longworth scores with their right foot. Hibernian 4-2 Stranraer.
Liam Craig scores with their left foot. Hibernian 4-1 Stranraer.Rowan Vine provided the assist for the goal.
The match restarts for the second half.
Ryan McGivern on for Alan Maybury.
The match has reached half-time.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Frank McKeown by James Collins.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Liam Craig.
Tom Taiwo takes the free kick.
Lloyd Kinnaird concedes a free kick for a foul on Scott Robertson.
The referee blows for offside against Jamie Longworth.
Scott Rumsby grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Hibernian 2-2 Stranraer.
Grant Gallagher fouled by James Collins, the ref awards a free kick.
Abdellah Zoubir scores a right footed goal. Hibernian 2-1 Stranraer.
Free kick crossed by Liam Craig.
Frank McKeown concedes a free kick for a foul on Rowan Vine.
Centre by Andrew Stirling.
Shot by James Collins missed to the left of goal.
Corner taken by Liam Craig from the right by-line.
Corner taken by Liam Craig.
Abdellah Zoubir takes the chance to get an effort at goal.
Christopher Aitken crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Martin Grehan fouled by Liam Craig, the ref awards a free kick.
Centre by Alan Maybury.
Free kick taken by Liam Craig.
Frank McKeown gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on James Collins.
David Mitchell restarts play with the free kick.
Frank McKeown fouled by Scott Robertson, the ref awards a free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Grant Gallagher on Scott Robertson.
Liam Craig grabs a goal with a headed effort. Hibernian 1-1 Stranraer.The assist for the goal came from Rowan Vine.
Ryan Borris concedes a free kick for a foul on Liam Craig.
Tom Taiwo gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jamie Longworth.
James Collins produces a cross.
The ball is delivered by Abdellah Zoubir.
Corner taken by Christopher Aitken from the left by-line. Jamie Longworth heads the ball into the goal. Hibernian 0-1 Stranraer.
Corner taken by Christopher Aitken. Jamie Longworth scores with a header. Hibernian 0-1 Stranraer.Assist by Christopher Aitken.
The ref blows the whistle to start the match.
Thomson aims for cup cheer
Kevin Thomson is determined to add to his League Cup medals collection by going all the way in the competition with Hibernian this year.
The midfielder was on the losing side with the Edinburgh club in the 2004 final when Livingston came out on top, but went on to claim the silverware twice while at Rangers.
And Thomson - back at Easter Road for a second spell - says memories of his own past glories will drive him on to what he hopes will be further success this term.
Speaking ahead of Tuesday's third round tie against Stranraer, he said: "I've had a couple of disappointments and I've had highs and, thankfully, the highs in my career have outweighed the lows.
"You never want to think back on the runners-up medals, it's only the winner's ones you remember.
"It would be an amazing feat to get a winner's medal for Hibs.
"Every individual is different. Sometimes people use hurt as a motivation. I use the highs as motivation and how good a feeling it was to win a cup.
"Personally, I've been lucky enough to win a few medals but I'm always striving to win more and to win one for Hibs would be a special day for me and my family."
Hibs have reached the Scottish Cup final in the last two years and Thomson insists the League Cup is also an attractive prospect.
He said: "It's massive. Celtic are always the team to beat, they are always going to be favourites going into the cup competitions and the league competition.
"You always need a wee bit of luck in the cups as well and we want to be in there trying to win it.
"I've been luckily enough to win it twice and playing in cup finals is something you should always dream of and strive to achieve.
"We've got a young squad and we've added a lot of experience into it now and I think we've got a good blend.
"We've got as good a chance of competing for these cups as anyone else."
Hibs picked up only their second three points at home in the current calendar year when they defeated St Mirren in the league at the weekend and Thomson is keen to secure another victory at Easter Road in the cup.
He said: "Results always breed confidence and it was nice to get the monkey off our back with the home game.
"I didn't even realise the home form was so poor but to get a good win was really pleasing.
"We are on a decent run and it's nice to have a cup tie. Hopefully we can keep progressing and get another win at home."
Stranraer will be without attacking midfielder Sean Winter after he aggravated an ankle injury their 3-1 win over East Fife at the weekend.
Stair Park manager Stephen Aitken said: "This is a really tough game for us but it is a terrific reward for defeating Ross County in the last round.
"Hibs are on a really good run just now but I am pleased that we are going there after a good win at the weekend that lifted us off the bottom of the table.
"We defeated County by playing attacking football and that will be our approach in this game as well."
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