Premiership: Hibernian and Rangers draw 2-2 on Saturday

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EDINBURGH. Hibernian manages to recover against Rangers with a penalty kick on the J. Tavernier 45' and a goal on the T. Lawrence 58'.

EDINBURGH. Hibernian manages to recover against Rangers with a penalty kick on the J. Tavernier 45′ and a goal on the T. Lawrence 58′.

The match was played at the Easter Road Stadium stadium in Edinburgh on Saturday and it started at 12:30 pm local time. The referee was William Collum who had the assistance of Frank Connor and Ross MacLeod. The 4th official was David Dickinson. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 18.3 degrees Celsius or 64.87 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 55%.​

Match Statistics

Rangers was in firm control of the ball 55% while Hibernian was struggling with a 45% ball possession.

Rangers was more aggressive with 28 dangerous attacks and 8 shots of which 2 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Rangers to win the contest​.

Hibernian shot 5 times, 4 on target, 1 off target. On the other side, Rangers shot 8 times, 2 on target, 6 off target.

Cards

Hibernian received 4 yellow cards (E. Henderson, J. Doyle-Hayes, R. Bushiri and R. Porteous). On the opposite side, Rangers received 2 yellow cards (C. Goldson and A. Colak).

Also, Rangers didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after

After this match, Hibernian will have 4 points to stay in the 6th place. On the opposite side, Rangers will have 9 points like Celtic to stay in the 2nd place.

Match Events

  • 18'
    18'

    E. Henderson

  • 20'
    20'

    C. Goldson

  • 25'
    25'

    J. Doyle-Hayes

  • 28'
    28'

    C. Doidge

    E. Henderson

  • 28'
    28'

    M. Cabraja

    P. Hanlon

  • 44'
    44'

    R. Bushiri

  • 45'
    45'

    J. Tavernier (Penalty)

  • 51'
    51'

    M. Boyle

    T. Youan

  • 52'
    52'

    A. Colak

  • 55'
    55'

    R. Porteous

  • 58'
    58'

    T. Lawrence

    B. Barisic

  • 62'
    62'

    A. Morelos

    A. Colak

  • 62'
    62'

    S. Arfield

    T. Lawrence

  • 66'
    66'

    J. Lundstram

  • 69'
    69'

    S. Davis

    R. Matondo

  • 76'
    76'

    A. Morelos

  • 78'
    78'

    L. Miller

    J. Doyle-Hayes

  • 78'
    78'

    L. King

    R. Kent

  • 90'
    90'

    M. Bojang

    R. Porteous

  • 90'
    90'

    J. Campbell

Next match

In the upcoming Premiership match, Hibernian will play away against St. Mirren on the 27th of August with a 20-9 head to head stats in favor of Hibernian (12 draws).

Rangers will host Ross County on the 27th of August with a 12-0 head to head record in favor of Rangers (4 draws).

Hibernian: Formation and Lineups

Hibernian started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

The manager David Gray chose to play with the following team: David Marshall (5.8), Ryan Porteous (6.4), Rocky Bushiri Kiranga (6.3), Paul Hanlon (6.4), Christopher Cadden (6.6), Ewan Henderson (6.3), Jake Doyle Hayes (6.4), Joe Newell (7.1), Josh Campbell (6.9), Martin Boyle (7.3) and Thody Elie Youan (6.6).

Substitutes

Hibernian made 4 changes: E. Henderson for C. Doidge (28′), P. Hanlon for M. Cabraja (28′), J. Doyle-Hayes for L. Miller (78′) and R. Porteous for M. Bojang (90′).

Top player: Martin Boyle

The player who no doubt impressed Hibernian the most was Martin Boyle.

His rating is (7.3) with 1 goal, 15 passes (93% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 11. He performed 3 crosses.

Rangers: Formation and Lineups

Rangers started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the other side, Giovanni van Bronckhorst played with: Jon McLaughlin (6.2), James Tavernier (7.4), Connor Goldson (6.8), James Sands (6.8), Borna Barišić (7.2), Ryan Jack (6.8), John Lundstram (7.0), Rabbi Matondo (6.2), Tom Lawrence (7.4), Ryan Kent (6.8) and Antonio Čolak (7.3).

Substitutes

Rangers made 4 changes: A. Colak for A. Morelos (62′), T. Lawrence for S. Arfield (62′), R. Matondo for S. Davis (69′) and R. Kent for L. King (78′).

Top player: James Tavernier

Probably the most impressive player in Rangers was James Tavernier.

His rating is (7.4) with 1 goal, 46 passes (73% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 12. He performed 6 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Premiership

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