EDINBURGH. Hibernian manages to recover against Dundee United with a goal on the G. Middleton 6′ and a goal on the I. Harkes 30′. Hibernian was far superior when it came to possession ball (61%)
The match was played at the Easter Road Stadium stadium in Edinburgh on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Colin Steven with the assistance of Daniel McFarlane and Craig Ferguson. The 4th official was Stewart Luke. The weather was rainy. The temperature was quite cold around 3.4 degrees Celsius or 38.12 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 88%.
Hibernian was in firm control of the ball 61% while Dundee United was struggling with a 39% ball possession.
Hibernian was more aggressive with 38 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 2 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Hibernian to win the match.
Hibernian shot 15 times, 2 on target, 13 off target. On the opposite side, Dundee United shot 10 times, 3 on target, 7 off target.
Hibernian received 2 yellow cards (Lewis Stevenson and Kyle Magennis). On the other side, Dundee United received 3 yellow cards (Glenn Middleton, Steven Fletcher and Peter Pawlett).
After playing this encounter, Hibernian will have 26 points to stay in the 7th place. Talking about the opposition, Dundee United will have 19 points like Motherwell to stay in the 11th place.
Elias Hoff Melkersen
Dundee United will play away with Livingston on the 18th of January with a 7-3 head to head statistic in favor of Livingston (1 draw).
Hibernian: Formation and Lineups
Hibernian started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).
The manager Lee Johnson chose to play with the following team: David Marshall , Josh Campbell , William Fish , Rocky Bushiri Kiranga , Lewis Stevenson , Ryan Porteous , Aiden McGeady , Kyle Magennis , Joe Newell , Thody Elie Youan and Kevin Nisbet .
Hibernian made 3 changes: Kyle Magennis for Jake Doyle-Hayes (64′), Will Fish for Harry McKirdy (64′) and Aiden McGeady for Elias Hoff Melkersen (85′).
Top player: Josh Campbell
Probably the most impressive player in Hibernian was Josh Campbell.
His rating iswith 58 passes (74% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 6. He performed 4 crosses.
Dundee United: Formation and Lineups
Dundee United started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
Talking about the opposition, Liam Fox played with: Mark Birighitti , Liam Smith , Ryan Edwards , Scott McMann , Kieran Freeman , Craig Sibbald , Arnaud Djoum , Aziz Behich , Ian Harkes , Glenn Middleton and Steven Fletcher .
Dundee United made 2 changes: Steven Fletcher for Jamie McGrath (83′) and Craig Sibbald for Peter Pawlett (87′).
Top player: Ian Harkes
Probably the most impressive player in Dundee United was Ian Harkes.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 27 passes (70% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 16. He performed 4 crosses.
Results of the day
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