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The game is over, as the referee blows the whistle.
The ball is delivered by Alex Harris.
Free kick taken by Kenny McLean.
Gary Teale on for John McGinn.
Unfair challenge on Josh Magennis by Jordon Forster results in a free kick.
Centre by Duncan Watmore.
Jason Cummings takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the right of the target.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Duncan Watmore.
Corner taken by Alex Harris.
The official flags Duncan Watmore offside.
Clearance by Josh Magennis.
Free kick taken by Jordon Forster.
Josh Magennis gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Nelson.
Shot by Duncan Watmore cleared the crossbar.
Duncan Watmore takes a shot.
Header by Jordon Forster misses to the right of the target.
The ball is sent over by Alex Harris.
Jordon Forster fouled by Marc McAusland, the ref awards a free kick.
Corner taken by Kenny McLean.
Michael Nelson gets a header at goal. Christopher Dilo safely holds on.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Alex Harris.
Gregg Wylde comes on in place of Steven Thompson.
The ball is crossed by Jason Cummings.
Darren McGregor restarts play with the free kick.
Kenny McLean fouled by Kevin Thomson, the ref awards a free kick.
Jason Cummings takes the chance to get an effort at goal.
Owain Tudur Jones goes off and Duncan Watmore comes on.
A cross is delivered by Alan Maybury.
Foul by Kevin Thomson on John McGinn, free kick awarded.
Alan Maybury takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the goal.
Free kick taken by Christopher Dilo.
Corner taken by Alex Harris from the left by-line.
Christopher Dilo restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Alan Maybury by John McGinn results in a free kick.
James Collins goes off and Jason Cummings comes on.
Conor Newton takes a shot. Ben Williams parries the ball away.
Josh Magennis comes on in place of Paul McGowan.
Foul by Owain Tudur Jones on John McGinn, free kick awarded.
Kevin Thomson produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.
James Collins fouled by Darren McGregor, the ref awards a free kick.
Sean Kelly restarts play with the free kick.
Kenny McLean takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Steven Thompson by Jordon Forster.
Darren McGregor fouled by James Collins, the ref awards a free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Owain Tudur Jones on John McGinn.
The second half has started.
The referee calls an end to the first half.
Kenny McLean has a direct shot on goal from the free kick which goes over the bar.
Danny Haynes gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sean Kelly.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Steven Thompson.
Free kick taken by Michael Nelson.
Kevin Thomson fouled by Kenny McLean, the ref awards a free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on John McGinn by James Collins.
James Collins fouled by Marc McAusland, the ref awards a free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jordon Forster on Steven Thompson.
Sam Stanton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Darren McGregor.
Darren McGregor takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Kenny McLean by Alex Harris results in a free kick.
Ben Williams takes the free kick.
Jim Goodwin concedes a free kick for a foul on Kevin Thomson.
Jim Goodwin restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jim Goodwin by Lewis Stevenson.
Foul by James Collins on Marc McAusland, free kick awarded.
The offside flag is raised against Paul McGowan.
Sam Stanton takes the chance to get an effort at goal. A parry by Christopher Dilo prevents the goal.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Steven Thompson.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Danny Haynes.
Unfair challenge on Danny Haynes by Sean Kelly results in a free kick.
Kevin Thomson takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Kevin Thomson by Paul McGowan results in a free kick.
Jordon Forster makes a clearance.
Kenny McLean sends in a cross.
The ball is crossed by Jason Naismith.
Paul McGowan scores with a left foot finish. St Mirren 2-0 Hibernian.The assist for the goal came from Kenny McLean.
The ball is crossed by Kenny McLean.
Free kick taken by Sean Kelly.
John McGinn fouled by Alan Maybury, the ref awards a free kick.
The referee blows for offside.
Free kick taken by Lewis Stevenson.
Unfair challenge on Sam Stanton by Jason Naismith results in a free kick.
John McGinn challenges Alan Maybury unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul McGowan by Kevin Thomson.
Conor Newton concedes a free kick for a foul on Owain Tudur Jones.
Jim Goodwin gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kevin Thomson.
Kenny McLean slots the ball left footed into the goal. St Mirren 1-0 Hibernian.Steven Thompson provided the assist for the goal.
The game begins.
McGowan keen to put past behind him
St Mirren midfielder Paul McGowan will be glad to see the end of a difficult season on and off the park but he knows he has to help Saints get out of their predicament in the lower echelons of the Scottish Premiership before he can start looking up again.
McGowan's campaign started as badly as his team's. A week after an opening 3-0 defeat by Inverness, the former Celtic player was arrested for assaulting two policemen during a night out in his hometown of Airdrie.
The prospect of jail hung over him until he was sentenced to 130 hours of unpaid work in January, when McGowan vowed to learn from his mistakes.
But the on-field worries have not cleared and Saints go into Saturday's home match with Hibernian just one point above the relegation play-off place.
The 26-year-old said of the season: "It's been up and down. I've had a lot of personal issues which have been well documented.
"I just want to put that behind me and focus on these last games. Obviously I will be glad to see the end of this season.
"Inconsistency has summed up our season. One week we can beat a team 3-0 and the next week we can get beat 3-0.
"We can't seem to get a run of performances going and it's frustrating, because if you look at our dressing room we have a real team in there and we have just not done enough this season to prove it.
"We can only repay the fans and the manager by getting out this position."
McGowan predicts a fraught finale to the season ahead of a match which could see Saints draw level on 34 points with their visitors.
"It's going to be nerve-racking," said McGowan, who has recovered from the hamstring strain that forced him off during St Mirren's win over Motherwell.
"All teams down there are in a precarious position. If we beat Hibs, they're back in it as well so it's going to be a massive couple of weeks and it's exciting for the league.
"It's frantic. One wee slack pass and the fans are on it, but we all need to stick together as a club and players and we will get through it."
Manager Danny Lennon expects to have a full squad, with goalkeeper Marian Kello making good progress after missing several games with a groin injury.
Hibernian assistant manager Maurice Malpas insists Terry Butcher's side cannot rely on their reputation to save them.
Just two wins since the turn of the year mean the Leith side have only a four-point cushion separating them from the relegation play-offs.
"There is no such a thing as too big a club or too good a squad," Malpas told Press Association Sport.
"We are where we are because of what we have done in the past. That's 33 games we have played now and we would have expected to get more points.
"We haven't done that so we will need to battle away or hope we survive.
"Yeah Hibs are a big club but when you go out on the pitch reputations will go by-the-by. Otherwise it would be a waste of time turning up for some games.
"We need to go out there and be counted and challenge."
Hibs striker Paul Heffernan has been ruled out for the rest of the season after injuring his groin warming up for last week's clash with Aberdeen.
Ryan McGivern is suspended and long-term absentee Paul Hanlon (knee) remains out but Scott Robertson (knee) and James McPake (back) have returned to training, although both are unlikely to feature against the Buddies.
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