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The assistant referee signals for offside against Sam Parkin. Ben Williams takes the free kick.
Kenny McLean takes a shot. Dougie Imrie gets a block in.
Inswinging corner taken by Gary Teale from the left by-line.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Dougie Imrie, Ben Williams makes a clearance.
Inswinging corner taken by Gary Teale from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by David Wotherspoon.
The ball is crossed by Gary Teale.
Sam Parkin fouled by Alan Maybury, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Gary Teale from right channel, clearance made by Ben Williams.
Ross Caldwell comes on in place of Leigh Griffiths.
Kenny McLean produces a left-footed shot from long range which goes wide right of the goal.
Gary Teale crosses the ball, save by Ben Williams.
Effort on goal by Leigh Griffiths from inside the box misses to the right of the target.
The ball is delivered by Dougie Imrie, Jorge Claros manages to make a clearance.
The offside flag is raised against Leigh Griffiths. Craig Samson takes the free kick.
The ball is sent over by Dougie Imrie, clearance by Jon Robertson.
Eoin Doyle goes off and Shefki Kuqi comes on.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Kenny McLean on Ivan Sproule. Paul Hanlon takes the free kick. Kenny McLean goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.
James McPake concedes a free kick for a foul on Paul McGowan. Lee Mair takes the direct free kick.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Dougie Imrie.
Steven Thompson takes a shot. Save by Craig Samson.
Gary Teale sends in a cross, Sam Parkin takes a shot.
Ivan Sproule on for Paul Cairney.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul Cairney by Dougie Imrie. Leigh Griffiths produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick,
Kenny McLean crosses the ball, Ben Williams manages to make a clearance.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Gary Teale, Ben Williams manages to make a clearance.
Dougie Imrie crosses the ball.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Dougie Imrie by Gary Deegan. Direct free kick taken by David Barron.
Dougie Imrie produces a cross, clearance by James McPake.
The referee blows for offside. Craig Samson takes the direct free kick.
Centre by Gary Deegan.
Kenny McLean produces a cross, blocked by David Wotherspoon.
The ball is swung over by Gary Teale, Paul Hanlon manages to make a clearance.
Foul by Kenny McLean on Gary Deegan, free kick awarded. Paul Hanlon takes the free kick. Gary Teale shown a yellow card.
Steven Thompson fires in a goal from inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. St Mirren 1-2 Hibernian.Dougie Imrie provided the assist for the goal.
Free kick awarded for a foul by David Wotherspoon on Dougie Imrie. Free kick taken by Dougie Imrie.
Goal scored by Leigh Griffiths from inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. St Mirren 0-2 Hibernian.Eoin Doyle provided the assist for the goal. Eoin Doyle goes into the book. Leigh Griffiths receives a yellow card.
Corner taken left-footed by Dougie Imrie, David Barron joins the action as a substitute, replacing Darren McGregor. Headed effort from inside the area by Steven Thompson misses to the left of the goal.
Foul by Tim Clancy on Dougie Imrie, free kick awarded. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Gary Teale from left by-line, clearance by James McPake.
Effort from deep inside the area by Eoin Doyle clears the bar.
Paul McGowan has an effort at goal from outside the penalty area which goes wide right of the goal.
Dougie Imrie produces a cross, save by Alan Maybury.
Dougie Imrie fouled by David Wotherspoon, the ref awards a free kick. Dougie Imrie produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.
Graham Carey concedes a free kick for a foul on David Wotherspoon. David Wotherspoon takes the direct free kick.
Unfair challenge on Sam Parkin by Alan Maybury results in a free kick. Sam Parkin takes the free kick.
Jim Goodwin goes off and Gary Teale comes on.
Jon Robertson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Graham Carey.
Kenny McLean challenges Tim Clancy unfairly and gives away a free kick. Tim Clancy takes the free kick.
Corner taken by Gary Deegan, Header from close in by Sam Parkin misses to the left of the target.
Cross/shot by Alan Maybury.
The referee blows for offside against Eoin Doyle. Craig Samson takes the free kick.
Corner from right by-line taken by Dougie Imrie.
David Wotherspoon is penalised for a handball. Penalty taken by Paul McGowan saved by Ben Williams. St Mirren 0-1 Hibernian.Graham Carey takes a inswinging corner.
Corner taken by Leigh Griffiths played to the near post.
David Wotherspoon crosses the ball, clearance made by Graham Carey.
Foul by Jim Goodwin on Gary Deegan, free kick awarded. David Wotherspoon restarts play with the free kick.
Sam Parkin is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Direct free kick taken by Ben Williams.
Kenny McLean takes a shot. Blocked by Sam Parkin.
Dougie Imrie challenges Tim Clancy unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Ben Williams.
A cross is delivered by Dougie Imrie.
The offside flag is raised against Eoin Doyle. Direct free kick taken by Craig Samson.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Wotherspoon by Dougie Imrie. Free kick taken by Ben Williams.
The ball is sent over by Marc McAusland, clearance by James McPake.
James McPake concedes a free kick for a foul on Dougie Imrie. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Graham Carey, blocked by Gary Deegan.
Effort from inside the area by Leigh Griffiths misses to the right of the target.
Marc McAusland challenges Paul Cairney unfairly and gives away a free kick. Tim Clancy produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.
Jim Goodwin is booked.
Leigh Griffiths scores a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. St Mirren 0-1 Hibernian.David Wotherspoon provided the assist for the goal.
Paul Hanlon concedes a free kick for a foul on Sam Parkin. Darren McGregor takes the free kick.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Dougie Imrie, save by Ben Williams.
Sam Parkin takes a shot. Blocked by Tim Clancy.
Tim Clancy crosses the ball, clearance by Lee Mair.
Paul Cairney challenges Dougie Imrie unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Graham Carey from right wing, clearance by James McPake.
Steven Thompson crosses the ball.
Paul McGowan takes a shot. Save by Ben Williams.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Steven Thompson by Jorge Claros. Graham Carey takes the direct free kick.
Paul Cairney has shot on goal from a long way out that goes wide left.
Centre by Graham Carey, James McPake makes a clearance.
A cross is delivered by Dougie Imrie, save made by Ben Williams.
The ball is delivered by Graham Carey, clearance made by James McPake.
Goodwin - We can be best of the rest
St Mirren captain Jim Goodwin has stuck his neck out by claiming the Buddies are realistic candidates to finish second in the Clydesdale Bank Premier League this season.
The Paisley side are top of the table at the moment with four points from two games but Goodwin fully expects his former team Celtic to retain their title.
However, with Rangers in the Irn-Bru Third Division this season, the Irishman can see no reason why St Mirren cannot be the best of the rest.
Goodwin, 30, who returns from suspension for the home SPL clash with Hibernian on Saturday, said: "Obviously Celtic are favourites and in my opinion will go on and win the league, there's no doubt about it.
"But I don't see why - and I hope I don't get shot down for saying it - we shouldn't be aspiring for second, third or fourth in the league.
"Look at the teams who were up there last year - Motherwell, Dundee United and St Johnstone. I think Dundee United will be up there again this season but I don't see why we can't look up that way.
"The likes of Hearts have lost a lot of influential players, Hibs are in a transitional period, Motherwell have lost one or two, they have all lost key figures while I think we have strengthened.
"We lost one or two in the summer but no disrespect to them, the boys who have replaced them are better.
"The players we have added in the summer like Sam Parkin and Lewis Guy means we have goals in the team.
"Last season we were defensively strong with 16 clean sheets so if we could add goals to our game I have no doubt that we will be there or thereabouts.
"I think we are in a much healthier position now than we were at the end of last season."
Goodwin is "delighted to be back" after missing the first two games of the season.
The former Hamilton midfielder urged the Buddies fans to turn up get behind their side against Hibs.
"I just hope the ones that were here last year can maybe find a friend or relative and bring them along because their support is huge for us," he said.
Shefki Kuqi professed to being overwhelmed by the passion of the Hibernian fans during his first taste of Scottish football after signing a one-year contract at Easter Road.
The well-travelled striker became Hibernian's eighth summer signing ahead of the clash at St Mirren Park.
The Finn can list the likes of Sheffield Wednesday, Newcastle and Blackburn as his former clubs and has 62 caps for his country.
But he was still taken aback by the atmosphere of last Sunday's Edinburgh derby as Hibs fought back for a 1-1 draw.
The 35-year-old told the club's official website: "That was my first taste of Scottish football and I was overwhelmed by the passion and enthusiasm shown by the Hibernian supporters.
"Even when Hibernian went a goal down, the crowd kept backing the team and were rewarded with a good performance - that definitely impressed me.
"If the players and supporters can work together then I believe we can enjoy some good times at Hibernian and I'm excited about the next challenge in my career.
"I've played all around Europe and in some top leagues such as the Premiership in England and now I'm looking forward to the challenge of playing in the SPL.
"The Hibernian team is still developing and I'm excited about using the experience I've gained to help the team get to where we need to be."
Kuqi, who played for Oldham last season, added: "Hopefully the supporters will recognise that I will give my all for the benefit of the team and that I will score some goals."
Kuqi will provide competition for Leigh Griffiths and Eoin Doyle, who started against Hearts.
Manager Pat Fenlon said: "We pinpointed the forward department as an area that urgently needed strengthening, but it was crucial that we made the right signing.
"With Shefki, what you see is what you get - he is an old fashioned target man, who can hold the ball up and get his head on the end of corners.
"He offers us something totally different to what we had before and his wealth of knowledge will not only help the team right away, but also help the development of our young strikers such as Ross Caldwell and Danny Handling.
"He is yet another strong-minded player and a good character, who will have a massive part to play for us."
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