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Hearts triumphed in the first Edinburgh derby of the season to leave Hibernian bottom of the Scottish Premier League going into the international break.

A tidy finish by Ryan Stevenson gave the hosts the lead on 39 minutes.

Hibs goalkeeper Graham Stack made an incredible save to deny Andy Driver after the break.

But Hearts did get a second when Andy Webster's header crossed the line, despite Akpo Sodje's desperate attempt to clear on the line.

The game was subject to a short delay as stewards had to put out a couple of flairs which had been thrown on to the pitch.

But once underway, the action was typically frantic as both sides tried to get a grip of the game and Hibs' Ivan Sproule picked up an early booking for a crunching challenge on Danny Grainger.

Stevenson survived a penalty appeal when the ball appeared to hit his arm in a crowded Hearts box.

Garry O'Connor nodded wide from Sproule's clever chipped cross as the game began to open up.

Driver forced his way into the Hibs box moments later and retrieved the ball from Sproule's tame clearance but the winger's right-foot shoot was comfortably claimed by Stack.

But Hearts kept up the pressure and took the lead when Jamie Hamill centred for Stevenson to calmly despatch the ball into the net.

Hibernian manager Colin Calderwood Colin Calderwood's Hibs have lost four of their five league matches this term

Hibs tried to respond and Matt Thornhill ran on to O'Connor's pass, evaded a defender and curled a shot just wide of Marian Kello's left-hand post.

Stephen Elliott drew a block from Stack just after the break and the Hibs keeper then produced an unlikely goal-line intervention to keep the Leith side in the match.

Elliott's initial shot came back off the post and Driver's rebound effort looked certain to find the net until Stack leapt across his line to scoop the ball over the line with his foot.

O'Connor's free kick was gathered at the second attempt by Kello but Hearts continued to dominate and Hamill fired straight at Stack from deep inside the area when a pass to a team-mate would have been a better option.

Hibs sent on new signing Leigh Griffiths and fellow forward Akpo Sodje for Sproule and Junior Agogo to try and turn the match around and Griffiths almost immediately picked up a yellow card for a sliding challenge on Hamill.

Hearts' second came from a corner, which was conceded when Driver's low cross was ushered out by Stack, who should have claimed the ball.

Hamill's superb delivery was bulleted towards goal by the head of Webster, Sodje cleared from behind the goal-line and David Obua's replacement Eggert Jonsson side-footed the ball high into the net.

Both Jonsson and Webster celebrated but television replays showed that it was undoubtedly Webster's goal.

Obua had been taken off after coming off worse in a collision with Stack and another coming together between Kello and Sodje eventually saw the Hearts keeper replaced by Jamie MacDonald.

MacDonald's first contribution was to smother a Griffiths shot after the on-loan Wolves man had cut in from the right and further efforts from O'Connor and Murray failed to make a dent in Hibs' deficit.

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Sunday, 28 August 2011

Scottish Premier

Home Team Score Away Team Time
Hearts 2-0 Hibernian FT
(HT 1-0)
  • Stevenson 39
  • Webster 69

    Hearts

    • 25 Kello (MacDonald 84)
    • 03 Grainger
    • 06 Webster
    • 13 Obua (Jonsson 62)
    • 26 Zaliukas
    • 02 Hamill
    • 08 Black
    • 11 Driver
    • 16 Stevenson yellow card (Novikovas 82)
    • 31 Mrowiec
    • 10 Elliott

    Substitutes

    • 30 MacDonald,
    • 04 Jonsson,
    • 12 Templeton,
    • 19 Skacel,
    • 18 Novikovas,
    • 22 Smith,
    • 27 Robinson

    Hibernian

    • 01 Stack
    • 03 Booth
    • 04 Hanlon
    • 05 O'Hanlon
    • 06 Murray yellow card
    • 25 Towell
    • 15 Thornhill (Scott 81)
    • 17 Sproule yellow card (Griffiths 59 yellow card)
    • 24 Osbourne
    • 09 O'Connor yellow card
    • 18 Agogo (Sodje 59 yellow card)

    Substitutes

    • 31 Brown,
    • 07 Wotherspoon,
    • 11 Galbraith,
    • 14 Scott,
    • 19 Palsson,
    • 23 Sodje,
    • 28 Griffiths
    Ref: Craig ThomsonAtt: 15,868
    HEARTS
    HIBERNIAN

    Possession

    • Hearts 56%
    • Hibernian 44%

    Attempts on target

    • Hearts 7
    • Hibernian 5

    Attempts off target

    • Hearts 8
    • Hibernian 4

    Corners

    • Hearts 8
    • Hibernian 3

    Fouls

    • Hearts 20
    • Hibernian 15
    • Final Result
    • Full Time
    • 90:00+4:10 The referee ends the match.
    • 90:00+3:28 Corner taken short by Ian Black.
    • 90:00+2:05 Ian Black takes a shot. Save by Graham Stack.
    • 90:00+0:51 Free kick awarded for a foul by Daniel Grainger on Martin Scott. Martin Scott takes the free kick.
    • 89:53 Garry O'Connor takes a shot. Jamie MacDonald makes a save.
    • 88:35 The referee blows for offside against Akpo Sodje. Jamie MacDonald takes the free kick.
    • 88:10 Eggert Jonsson concedes a free kick for a foul on Akpo Sodje. Ian Murray takes the free kick.
    • 87:47 Arvydas Novikovas challenges Callum Booth unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ian Murray takes the direct free kick.
    • 86:01 Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Daniel Grainger from the right by-line, clearance by Martin Scott.
    • Correction - 85:31 Leigh Griffiths takes a shot. Save made by Jamie MacDonald.
    • 85:31 Leigh Griffiths takes a shot. Comfortable save by Jamie Hamill.
    • 84:22 Shot from just outside the penalty box by Ian Murray misses to the left of the target.
    • 83:45 Substitution Marian Kello leaves the field to be replaced by Jamie MacDonald.
    • 81:05 Substitution Arvydas Novikovas on for Ryan Stevenson.
    • 80:48 Substitution (Hibernian) makes a substitution, with Martin Scott coming on for Matt Thornhill.
    • 79:26 Ian Black fouled by Isaiah Osbourne, the ref awards a free kick. Daniel Grainger restarts play with the free kick.
    • 78:37 Effort from the edge of the box by Andrew Driver goes wide of the left-hand upright.
    • 77:50 Ian Black gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ian Murray. Free kick taken by Ian Murray.
    • 76:31 Stephen Elliott fouled by Sean O'Hanlon, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Jamie Hamill from left channel, save made by Graham Stack.
    • 74:40 Marius Zaliukas takes the free kick.
    • 74:40 Booking Booking for Garry O'Connor for unsporting behaviour.
    • 74:26 Unfair challenge on Jamie Hamill by Garry O'Connor results in a free kick.
    • 73:06 Jamie Hamill fouled by Ian Murray, the ref awards a free kick.
    • 72:59 Marian Kello takes the free kick.
    • 72:59 Booking Caution for Akpo Sodje.
    • 72:40 Akpo Sodje concedes a free kick for a foul on Marian Kello.
    • Correction - 70:18 Jamie Hamill restarts play with the free kick.
    • 70:18 Jamie Hamill takes the free kick.
    • 70:18 Booking Ian Murray receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.
    • Correction - 70:06 Free kick awarded for a foul by Ian Murray on Jamie Hamill.
    • 68:09 Assist by Jamie Hamill.
    • 68:09 GOAL - Andy WebsterHearts 2 - 0 Hibernian Andy Webster finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the penalty area. Hearts 2-0 Hibernian.
    • Correction - 67:08 Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Jamie Hamill,
    • 67:08 Corner taken by Jamie Hamill, Marius Zaliukas takes a shot. Graham Stack makes a save.
    • 66:20 Unfair challenge on Andrew Driver by Isaiah Osbourne results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Andy Webster.
    • 65:42 Stephen Elliott is ruled offside. Graham Stack restarts play with the free kick.
    • 63:46 Free kick awarded for a foul by Marius Zaliukas on Garry O'Connor. Garry O'Connor produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.
    • 62:52 Matt Thornhill challenges Ian Black unfairly and gives away a free kick. A cross is delivered by Jamie Hamill, Headed from the edge of the area by Andy Webster goes wide of the left-hand post.
    • 62:20 Marian Kello takes the direct free kick.
    • 62:20 Booking Leigh Griffiths receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.
    • 62:04 Leigh Griffiths concedes a free kick for a foul on Jamie Hamill.
    • Correction - 61:35 Substitution Eggert Jonsson comes on in place of David Obua.
    • 61:35 Substitution Eggert Jonsson is brought on as a substitute for David Obua.
    • Correction - 59:45 David Obua produces a header from close range which goes wide of the left-hand post.
    • 59:45 Close range header by Ryan Stevenson goes wide of the left-hand post.
    • 58:50 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Callum Booth by Ryan Stevenson. Paul Hanlon takes the free kick.
    • 58:11 Substitution Leigh Griffiths is brought on as a substitute for Ivan Sproule.
    • 58:11 Substitution Akpo Sodje joins the action as a substitute, replacing Junior Agogo.
    • 58:01 Jamie Hamill takes a shot. Save by Graham Stack.
    • 56:24 Free kick awarded for a foul by Ryan Stevenson on Ian Murray. Garry O'Connor fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, Marian Kello makes a save.
    • 56:05 Stephen Elliott concedes a free kick for a foul on Richie Towell. Graham Stack restarts play with the free kick.
    • 55:44 Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Jamie Hamill.
    • 55:30 Andrew Driver takes a shot. Save by Graham Stack.
    • 55:14 The ball is crossed by Ryan Stevenson, Shot by Stephen Elliott from deep inside the box hits the post.
    • 53:16 Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Daniel Grainger.
    • 46:45 Richie Towell fouled by David Obua, the ref awards a free kick. Graham Stack takes the free kick.
    • 45:18 Ivan Sproule takes a shot. Save made by Marian Kello.
    • 45:01 The game restarts for the second half.
    • Half Time
    • 45:00+1:11 The ref blows to signal half-time.
    • 45:00+0:24 Junior Agogo gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marian Kello. Free kick taken by Marian Kello.
    • 44:56 Unfair challenge on Garry O'Connor by Ian Black results in a free kick. Richie Towell takes the free kick.
    • 43:14 Callum Booth takes the direct free kick.
    • 43:14 Booking Ryan Stevenson goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.
    • 43:01 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ian Murray by Ryan Stevenson.
    • 41:22 Andrew Driver challenges Richie Towell unfairly and gives away a free kick. Richie Towell takes the free kick.
    • 40:39 Effort from the edge of the area by Garry O'Connor goes wide of the right-hand post.
    • 38:50 Jamie Hamill provided the assist for the goal.
    • 38:50 GOAL - Ryan StevensonHearts 1 - 0 Hibernian Ryan Stevenson scores a goal from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Hearts 1-0 Hibernian.
    • 37:16 Andrew Driver takes a shot. Save by Graham Stack.
    • 36:11 The ball is swung over by Ivan Sproule, Header by Garry O'Connor from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.
    • 35:38 Sean O'Hanlon fouled by Andy Webster, the ref awards a free kick. Graham Stack takes the free kick.
    • 34:52 Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Daniel Grainger from the right by-line.
    • 33:58 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ian Murray by Ian Black. Matt Thornhill restarts play with the free kick.
    • 33:20 Jamie Hamill has an effort at goal from outside the area which misses left.
    • 32:39 Ian Murray gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ian Black. Direct free kick taken by Jamie Hamill.
    • 30:48 Daniel Grainger crosses the ball, Effort from inside the area by Ian Black misses to the left of the goal.
    • 29:54 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Daniel Grainger by Ivan Sproule. Daniel Grainger takes the free kick.
    • 29:34 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marius Zaliukas by Garry O'Connor. Marius Zaliukas restarts play with the free kick.
    • 26:47 Corner taken by Matt Thornhill from the left by-line.
    • 26:08 Outswinging corner taken by Matt Thornhill, Daniel Grainger makes a clearance.
    • 25:10 Unfair challenge on Andrew Driver by Garry O'Connor results in a free kick. Ian Black restarts play with the free kick.
    • 24:23 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Junior Agogo by Adrian Mrowiec. Free kick taken by Richie Towell.
    • 22:51 Shot from a long way out by Ian Black goes wide of the left-hand post.
    • 21:56 Jamie Hamill takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Junior Agogo.
    • 20:28 Matt Thornhill takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Daniel Grainger manages to make a clearance.
    • 18:48 Ian Murray fouled by Adrian Mrowiec, the ref awards a free kick. Richie Towell restarts play with the free kick.
    • 17:39 Handball decision goes against Ryan Stevenson. Graham Stack restarts play with the free kick.
    • 14:40 Stephen Elliott is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Graham Stack.
    • 13:07 Jamie Hamill gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Callum Booth. Free kick taken by Paul Hanlon.
    • 11:41 Long range shot from Isaiah Osbourne misses to the left of the goal.
    • 11:05 Free kick awarded for a foul by Stephen Elliott on Ian Murray. Direct free kick taken by Paul Hanlon.
    • 8:31 Ian Black produces a right-footed effort from long distance that goes harmlessly over the bar.
    • 7:49 Jamie Hamill takes the direct free kick.
    • 7:49 Booking Ivan Sproule is given a yellow card.
    • 7:44 Unfair challenge on Daniel Grainger by Ivan Sproule results in a free kick.
    • 5:27 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Callum Booth by Adrian Mrowiec. Paul Hanlon takes the free kick.
    • 3:18 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jamie Hamill by Matt Thornhill. Jamie Hamill takes the free kick.
    • 1:42 Corner taken by Jamie Hamill, Andy Webster challenges Sean O'Hanlon unfairly and gives away a free kick. Graham Stack takes the free kick.
    • 0:00 The referee gets the game started.

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    28 Aug 2011 23:59 UK

    Scottish Premier table snapshot

    As it stood on 28 Aug 2011 23:59 UK

    Position Team P GD PTS
    1 Rangers 5 9 13
    2 Motherwell 6 4 13
    3 Celtic 5 8 12
    4 Hearts 6 3 8
    5 Dunfermline 5 0 8
    6 St Mirren 6 -1 8
    7 Kilmarnock 5 2 6
    8 Dundee Utd 6 -4 6
    9 St Johnstone 5 -2 5
    10 Inverness CT 6 -6 4
    11 Aberdeen 6 -6 4
    12 Hibernian 5 -7 3

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