EDINBURGH. Hibernian demolishes St. Johnstone 4-0 with goals of P. McGinn (44′), J. Scott (48′), J. Scott (61′) and J. Scott (88′).
The match was played at the Easter Road Stadium stadium in Edinburgh on Sunday and it started at 12:00 pm local time. The referee was David Dickinson who had the assistance of Dougie Potter and Andy Milne. The 4th official was Steven McLean. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 15.4 degrees Celsius or 59.79 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 75%.
There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Hibernian was in possession of the ball for 46% of the time vs. St. Johnstone that controlled the ball for 54% of the time.
Hibernian was more aggressive with 35 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Hibernian won the match.
Hibernian shot 14 times, 6 on target, 8 off target. On the opposite side, St. Johnstone shot 11 times, 4 on target, 7 off target.
Hibernian received 1 yellow card (D. McGregor). On the opposite side, St. Johnstone received 2 yellow cards (S. Rooney and C. Gilmour).
After this match, Hibernian will have 42 points to stay in the 5th place. On the other side, St. Johnstone will stay with 35 points to move down in the 9th place.
Hibernian: Formation and Lineups
Hibernian adopted the 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
The manager David Gray chose to play with the following team: Matt Macey , Paul McGinn , Darren McGregor , Ryan Porteous , Harry Clarke , Joe Newell , Lewis Stevenson , Josh Doig , Ewan Henderson , Elias Hoff Melkersen and James Scott .
Hibernian made 5 changes: H. Clarke for M. Aiken (66′), E. Melkersen for R. Hamilton (76′), R. Porteous for O. MacIntyre (77′), E. Henderson for A. Delferriere (85′) and P. McGinn for J. Blaney (86′).
Top player: James Scott
The player who no doubt impressed Hibernian the most was James Scott.
His rating iswith 3 goals, 16 passes (81% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 9. He performed 1 cross.
St. Johnstone: Formation and Lineups
Also St. Johnstone adopted the 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
On the other side, Callum Davidson played with: Elliot Parish , Dan Cleary , John Mahon , Jamie McCart , Shaun Rooney , Charlie Gilmour , Jacob Luke Butterfield , Thomas Sang , Cameron MacPherson , Glenn Middleton and Nadir Çiftçi .
St. Johnstone made 3 changes: J. Mahon for M. O’Halloran (57′), J. Butterfield for L. Craig (76′) and S. Rooney for L. Gordon (76′).
Top player: Cameron MacPherson
Probably the most impressive player in St. Johnstone was Cameron MacPherson.
His rating iswith 36 passes (83% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 7. He performed 4 crosses.
Results of the day
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