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Eoin Doyle gets on the score sheet with a goal from deep inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Kilmarnock 1-3 Hibernian.Assist by Ryan McGivern.
Corner taken right-footed by Alex Harris from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Sammy Clingan.
Borja Perez has a volleyed shot. Save by Sean Murdoch.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jordon Forster by Borja Perez. Direct free kick taken by Sean Murdoch.
A goal is scored by Eoin Doyle from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Kilmarnock 1-2 Hibernian.Alex Harris provided the assist for the goal.
Borja Perez takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the crossbar.
Corner taken right-footed by Alex Harris to the near post, Ryan McGivern takes a shot. Save by Cameron Bell.
Alex Harris takes a outswinging corner to the near post.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Hanlon on Mark O'Hara. Mark O'Hara takes the direct free kick.
The offside flag is raised against Chris Johnston. Indirect free kick taken by Sean Murdoch.
Effort from the edge of the area by Danny Handling goes wide of the right-hand upright.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Eoin Doyle. Free kick taken by Mark O'Hara.
Effort from inside the area by Eoin Doyle misses to the left of the goal.
Corner taken right-footed by Borja Perez.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Johnston by Alan Maybury. Free kick taken by Sammy Clingan.
Eoin Doyle produces a header from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the goal.
Gary Deegan goes off and Ryan McGivern comes on.
Gary Deegan challenges Borja Perez unfairly and gives away a free kick. Gary Deegan is given a yellow card. Free kick taken by Jeroen Tesselaar.
Chris Johnston fouled by Jordon Forster, the ref awards a free kick. Caution for Jordon Forster. Sammy Clingan has a direct shot on goal from the free kick. Craig Slater leaves the field to be replaced by Cillian Sheridan.
Craig Slater concedes a free kick for a foul on Alex Harris. Free kick taken by Sean Murdoch.
Outswinging corner taken by Chris Johnston from the left by-line played to the near post, Lewis Stevenson manages to make a clearance.
Sammy Clingan challenges Alex Harris unfairly and gives away a free kick. Alex Harris restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Gary Deegan by Jeroen Tesselaar results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Lewis Stevenson.
(Hibernian) makes a substitution, with Alex Harris coming on for David Wotherspoon.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Eoin Doyle. Cameron Bell takes the free kick. Dean Horribine comes on in place of Kevin Thomson.
Borja Perez produces a drilled left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area and hits the post. Rory McKenzie takes a shot. Save made by Sean Murdoch.
Corner taken by Chris Johnston played to the near post, clearance made by Alan Maybury.
Corner taken left-footed by Chris Johnston from the left by-line, Mark O'Hara scores a headed goal from inside the penalty area. Kilmarnock 1-1 Hibernian.Assist by Chris Johnston.
Borja Perez joins the action as a substitute, replacing Rabiu Ibrahim.
Shot from just outside the penalty box by Chris Johnston misses to the left of the target.
Corner taken by David Wotherspoon from the right by-line to the near post, Paul Heffernan makes a clearance.
Corner taken left-footed by Chris Johnston, Mark O'Hara takes a shot. Save made by Sean Murdoch.
James Fowler fouled by Danny Handling, the ref awards a free kick. Danny Handling booked. Sammy Clingan takes the direct free kick.
Gary Deegan challenges Craig Slater unfairly and gives away a free kick. Sammy Clingan produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.
Foul by Alan Maybury on Rabiu Ibrahim, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Sammy Clingan.
Free kick awarded for a foul by David Wotherspoon on Chris Johnston. Jeroen Tesselaar takes the direct free kick.
David Wotherspoon takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, Header from just outside the box by Eoin Doyle misses to the left of the goal.
Paul Hanlon gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Rabiu Ibrahim. Free kick taken by Sammy Clingan.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Rory McKenzie. Sean Murdoch restarts play with the free kick.
Danny Handling is penalised for a handball. Cameron Bell restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mark O'Hara by David Wotherspoon. Cameron Bell restarts play with the free kick.
Ross Barbour goes off and James Fowler comes on.
Rory McKenzie produces a left-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the bar.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Hanlon on Paul Heffernan. Sammy Clingan takes the direct free kick.
Rabiu Ibrahim concedes a free kick for a foul on Eoin Doyle. Jordon Forster takes the direct free kick.
Jeroen Tesselaar gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jordon Forster. Free kick taken by Sean Murdoch.
Rabiu Ibrahim fouled by Jordon Forster, the ref awards a free kick. Sammy Clingan takes the free kick.
The referee blows for offside. Direct free kick taken by Mark O'Hara.
Gary Deegan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sammy Clingan. Sammy Clingan takes the direct free kick.
Lewis Stevenson challenges Rory McKenzie unfairly and gives away a free kick. Sammy Clingan takes the direct free kick.
Scott Robertson finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Kilmarnock 0-1 Hibernian.Assist on the goal came from Gary Deegan.
Lee Ashcroft gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Eoin Doyle. David Wotherspoon takes the direct free kick.
Paul Heffernan challenges Alan Maybury unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Alan Maybury.
Shiels aims for fitting farewell
Kilmarnock manager Kenny Shiels wants their Clydesdale Bank Premier League game against Hibernian to act as a tribute to the fan who lost his life the last time the two clubs met.
The meeting at Rugby Park on May 5 was abandoned after supporter James Haswell collapsed in the stands with a suspected heart attack and later died in hospital.
The rearranged match will take place on Wednesday night, with his family in attendance, and Shiels is keen for the occasion to be a celebration of the fan's life.
He said: "We are expecting a really good game. We are looking forward to the occasion because it's to celebrate the life of one of our supporters.
"That's foremost in our thoughts as we go into the game.
"Someone said to me that it just puts things into perspective and that life is more important than football.
"But for football supporters, within the moment of the game, the most important thing to them is football for those 90 minutes.
"Jim was no different. The fellow supporters of Kilmarnock can draw an affinity with that. They have lost one of theirs and this is a chance to go and have an occasion where we can celebrate his life. That's important."
Hibs will battle Celtic for the William Hill Scottish Cup on May 26.
But Shiels expects the Edinburgh club to be just as determined as his own players to secure a win and bolster their chances of finishing in seventh spot.
He said: "There are always permutations of some sort but it's a game of football at the end of it all.
"Hibs will want to win to get seventh place, as will we. That will make it competitive and I'm expecting it to be a really top game with a lot of good young players on show from Hibernian and Kilmarnock."
However, youngster Mark O'Hara hopes Hibs boss Pat Fenlon might be tempted to rest some of his top stars ahead of the Hampden showdown.
The 17-year-old defender said: "Even with their strongest team, hopefully we will be able to win the game. But it would be preferable if they rested a couple of their bigger players.
"Both teams like to play good attacking football so I think it will be an entertaining game.
"Hopefully it will be high scoring in our favour if we are able to keep them out and score a few ourselves."
Indeed, Fenlon admits he is wrestling with the idea of resting Leigh Griffiths ahead of the Scottish Cup final.
The 22-year-old striker, who is on loan from Wolves, scored his 28th goal of the season in the 2-1 win over city rivals Hearts at Tynecastle on Sunday to better Stevie Cowan's Easter Road record from 1986.
He now wants to become the first player at Hibs to reach the 30-mark since Alan Gordon and Jim O'Rourke in the 1972/73 season.
Griffiths, who picked up his Clydesdale Bank Premier League player of the year award at the Hilton Hotel in Glasgow on Monday night to add to his PFA Scotland young player of the year accolade, has three games left.
Hibs play Kilmarnock before taking on Dundee in the last league fixture of the season ahead of the visit to Hampden.
Asked if there was a part of him which wants to leave Griffiths out before the final, which the Leith club are looking to win for the first time in 111 years, the Hibs boss said: "It is a difficult scenario at the moment.
"He just wants to play and he is bubbly this morning again after winning his award.
"We have to manage him and we have to pick teams for the two games, to make sure we get the best out of the players.
"But it is in your head sometimes that maybe it might be worth leaving him out to give him some recovery time but we will wait and see, I haven't made my mind up on the team for Wednesday.
"But Leigh has a target and obviously the more games he plays the better chance he will have of getting it."
While contemplating taking Griffiths out of the firing line with a view to the final, Fenlon admits he already has Hampden injury worries.
Defenders Ryan McGivern (knee), Tim Clancy (abductor) and James McPake (glutes) all missed the derby against Hearts with the latter two definitely out of the Killie game.
The former Shelbourne boss said: "Ryan did a little bit this morning and we are hopeful that he will be involved in the squad.
"Tim and James won't be involved, we will need to see how they are towards the weekend but they definitely wont play.
"Tim has a bit of a problem in his abductor muscle. There is no tear, it is just a bit of tenderness and inflammation so we are giving him a break to see if it eases off.
"If he comes back into training and it inflames again then obviously we have to look at something different.
"James is stiff in his glutes, and we will see if he we can get him going again with a view to Saturday and view to the final."
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