On Sun Sep 12th, in week 5, Hearts will host Hibernian in a Premiership match in the anticipated Edinburgh derby. Hearts is fresh off their 2-0 shutout win against Dundee United. Liam Boyce struck first for Hearts in the %Minute minute of the %HalfNumber half’s stoppage time, then Armand Gnanduillet added another in the 90th minute on a feed from Josh Ginnelly In the end, Dundee United was frustrated by Hearts’s defence and couldn’t put any tallies on the board. Hearts ended the match with the shutout victory. Hearts is looking for direction having 3 win and 0 losses in their last 10 matches, while in their last match, Hibernian recorded a 2-0 shutout win against Livingston. Kevin Nisbet struck first for Hibernian in the 51st minute on a feed from Paul McGinn, then Martin Boyle added another in the 89th minute In the end, Livingston couldn’t muster any offence and Hibernian ran away with the shutout win. Hibernian is looking for direction having earned 16 points in their last 10 matches.
This match will be the first time these two teams face eachother this season.
Hibernian is glad to have Martin Boyle in top form. In the last five matches the attacker has scored 4 goals. Hearts’s most prolific scorer has been Liam Boyce. The attacker has netted three goals over the last 5 matches.