Hibernian leapfrogged Kilmarnock into seventh place in the Scottish Premier League table with victory in their rearranged game at Rugby Park.

Hibs opened the scoring when Scott Robertson prodded the ball into the net from close range to claim his first goal for the club.

However, Lee Ashcroft marked his first start in a Kilmarnock jersey by equalising with a looping header.

But two late strikes from Eoin Doyle won the points for the visitors.

The original fixture was abandoned with the score at 1-1 after Kilmarnock supporter James Haswell collapsed in the stands with a suspected heart attack and later died in hospital.

For the rearranged game, Hibernian manager Pat Fenlon rested top scorer Leigh Griffiths, with the Easter Road side playing in the Scottish Cup final later this month.

Robertson almost carved out the first opportunity in a quiet opening spell, but the Kilmarnock defence were alive to the threat and cleared.

It was Robertson who opened the scoring as he toe-poked David Wotherspoon's free-kick past Killie goalkeeper Cammy Bell at the back post from close range.

The home side were struggling to make an impact on the match, with young left-winger Chris Johnston looking the only source of creativity.

Killie finally created a clear chance when Rory McKenzie picked up on a pass from Sammy Clingan and took the ball on to his left foot before shooting over from 20 yards.

The home side created their best chance of the half when Johnston played Paul Heffernan through in the box, but the striker dallied on the ball and Hibs cleared.

Robertson hit the back of the net again just before half-time but was adjudged to have handled as he controlled the ball and the strike was ruled out.

And Doyle missed with a free header as Hibs ended the half as dominantly as they had started it.

Kilmarnock had clearly been fired up at half-time and Heffernan sent an effort flying off target moments into the second period.

Defender Ashcroft was next to go close, forcing Murdoch into a save low to his right with a downward header.

Wotherspoon replied for Hibs as the game opened up, fizzing a shot past the post from 25 yards.

Kilmarnock had forced themselves back into the game, however, and drew level when Ashcroft headed across goal from the back post and into the net.

The home side were almost in front moments later when substitute Borja Perez's strike hit the post and Heffernan connected with the rebound, but the ball flew over.

Doyle then headed the ball home, but, for the second time, the referee ruled out a Hibs strike, this time for offside.

The tempo of the game slowed as the game entered its latter stages, although the Irish striker beat James Fowler to the ball but contrived to put his header wide.

However, with Killie looking the more likely scorers in the latter stages, the visitors hit them with a sucker punch.

Alex Harris powered the ball across the face of goal and Doyle stretched to poke the ball home, claiming his 10th goal of the season.

With moments left on the clock, and Kilmarnock pressing, Doyle struck again, shooting low into the net from the penalty spot to seal the win for Hibs.

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Wednesday, 15 May 2013

Scottish Premier League

Home Team Score Away Team Time
Kilmarnock 1-3 Hibernian FT
(HT 0-1)
  • O'Hara 57
  • Robertson 10
  • Doyle 86
  • Doyle 90

Kilmarnock

  • 01 Bell
  • 02 Tesselaar
  • 25 Barbour (Fowler 34)
  • 35 Ashcroft
  • 38 O'Hara
  • 08 Clingan
  • 19 Ibrahim (Perez 56)
  • 36 Slater (Sheridan 70)
  • 14 Heffernan
  • 24 McKenzie
  • 30 Johnston

Substitutes

  • 53 Jaakkola,
  • 03 Hay,
  • 04 Fowler,
  • 09 Gross,
  • 11 Boyd,
  • 12 Sheridan,
  • 15 Perez

Hibernian

  • 31 Murdoch
  • 04 Hanlon
  • 18 Maybury
  • 37 Forster yellow card
  • 07 Deegan yellow card (McGivern 73)
  • 14 Wotherspoon (Harris 64)
  • 16 Stevenson
  • 28 Robertson
  • 38 Thomson (Horribine 63)
  • 10 Doyle
  • 24 Handling yellow card

Substitutes

  • 41 Grant,
  • 03 McGivern,
  • 36 Donaldson,
  • 17 Done,
  • 33 Harris,
  • 34 Horribine,
  • 29 Caldwell
Ref: CharlestonAtt: 3,198
KILMARNOCK
HIBERNIAN

Possession

  • Kilmarnock 47%
  • Hibernian 53%

Attempts on target

  • Kilmarnock 4
  • Hibernian 4

Attempts off target

  • Kilmarnock 6
  • Hibernian 4

Corners

  • Kilmarnock 5
  • Hibernian 5

Fouls

  • Kilmarnock 8
  • Hibernian 14
  • Final Result
  • 90:00+3:19 The referee brings the game to a close.
  • Full Time
  • 90:00+1:20 Attacking throw-in by Jeroen Tesselaar (Kilmarnock).
  • 90:00+0:33 Defending throw-in by Lewis Stevenson (Hibernian).
  • 89:46 Assist (header) by Ryan McGivern (Hibernian) from right side of penalty area.
  • 89:46 GOAL - Eoin DoyleKilmarnock 1 - 3 Hibernian Goal by Eoin Doyle (Hibernian) drilled right-footed (low centre of goal) from right side of penalty area (12 yards).Kilmarnock 1-3 Hibernian.
  • 89:14 Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Alex Harris (Hibernian) to near post, clearance by Sammy Clingan (Kilmarnock).
  • 88:38 Attacking throw-in by James Fowler (Kilmarnock).
  • 87:58 Shot by Borja Perez (Kilmarnock) volleyed right-footed from right channel (12 yards), save (caught) by Sean Murdoch (Hibernian).
  • 87:27 Goal kick taken long by Cameron Bell (Kilmarnock).
  • 87:03 Defending throw-in by Jeroen Tesselaar (Kilmarnock).
  • 86:26 Foul by Borja Perez (Kilmarnock) on Jordon Forster (Hibernian). Free kick taken left-footed by Sean Murdoch (Hibernian) from own half, resulting in open play.
  • 85:28 Assist (pass) by Alex Harris (Hibernian) from right wing.
  • 85:28 GOAL - Eoin DoyleKilmarnock 1 - 2 Hibernian Goal by Eoin Doyle (Hibernian) left-footed (bottom-left of goal) from left side of penalty area (6 yards).Kilmarnock 1-2 Hibernian.
  • 84:54 Goal kick taken long by Sean Murdoch (Hibernian).
  • 84:37 Shot by Borja Perez (Kilmarnock) right-footed from left side of penalty area (18 yards), over the bar.
  • 83:56 Attacking throw-in by James Fowler (Kilmarnock).
  • 83:06 Goal kick taken long by Cameron Bell (Kilmarnock).
  • 82:42 Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Alex Harris (Hibernian) to near post, header by Ryan McGivern (Hibernian) from centre of penalty area (6 yards), comfortable save (caught) by Cameron Bell (Kilmarnock).
  • 82:12 Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Alex Harris (Hibernian) to near post, resulting in open play.
  • 81:25 Foul by Paul Hanlon (Hibernian) on Mark O'Hara (Kilmarnock). Free kick taken right-footed by Mark O'Hara (Kilmarnock) from own half, resulting in open play.
  • 79:50 Chris Johnston (Kilmarnock) caught offside. Free kick taken left-footed by Sean Murdoch (Hibernian) from own half, resulting in open play.
  • 78:46 Shot by Danny Handling (Hibernian) right-footed from right side of penalty area (18 yards), missed right. Goal kick taken long by Cameron Bell (Kilmarnock).
  • 78:08 Attacking throw-in by James Fowler (Kilmarnock).
  • 77:48 Attacking throw-in by James Fowler (Kilmarnock).
  • 77:32 Eoin Doyle (Hibernian) caught offside. Free kick taken right-footed by Mark O'Hara (Kilmarnock) from own half, resulting in open play.
  • 76:31 Shot by Eoin Doyle (Hibernian) right-footed from right side of penalty area (12 yards), missed left. Goal kick taken long by Cameron Bell (Kilmarnock).
  • 75:24 Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Borja Perez (Kilmarnock) to centre, resulting in open play.
  • 74:31 Foul by Alan Maybury (Hibernian) on Chris Johnston (Kilmarnock). Free kick taken right-footed by Sammy Clingan (Kilmarnock) from left channel, resulting in open play.
  • 74:01 Header by Eoin Doyle (Hibernian) from left side of penalty area (18 yards), missed left. Goal kick taken long by Cameron Bell (Kilmarnock).
  • 73:50 Attacking throw-in by Alex Harris (Hibernian).
  • 73:20 Attacking throw-in by Jeroen Tesselaar (Kilmarnock).
  • 72:45 Substitution Hibernian substitution: Gary Deegan replaced by Ryan McGivern (tactical).
  • 72:38 Defending throw-in by James Fowler (Kilmarnock).
  • 72:09 Goal kick taken long by Sean Murdoch (Hibernian).
  • 71:29 Free kick taken right-footed by Jeroen Tesselaar (Kilmarnock) from own half, resulting in open play.
  • 71:29 Booking Gary Deegan (Hibernian) booked for unsporting behaviour.
  • 71:12 Foul by Gary Deegan (Hibernian) on Borja Perez (Kilmarnock).
  • 70:51 Defending throw-in by Alan Maybury (Hibernian).
  • 70:24 Goal kick taken long by Sean Murdoch (Hibernian).
  • 69:59 Substitution Kilmarnock substitution: Craig Slater replaced by Cillian Sheridan (tactical).
  • 69:11 Free kick taken right-footed by Sammy Clingan (Kilmarnock) from left channel (12 yards), over the bar.
  • 69:11 Booking Jordon Forster (Hibernian) booked for unsporting behaviour.
  • 69:02 Foul by Jordon Forster (Hibernian) on Chris Johnston (Kilmarnock).
  • 67:36 Foul by Craig Slater (Kilmarnock) on Alex Harris (Hibernian). Free kick taken right-footed by Sean Murdoch (Hibernian) from own half, resulting in open play.
  • 67:17 Defending throw-in by Lewis Stevenson (Hibernian).
  • 66:57 Attacking throw-in by James Fowler (Kilmarnock).
  • 66:25 Outswinging corner from left by-line taken left-footed by Chris Johnston (Kilmarnock) to near post, clearance by Lewis Stevenson (Hibernian).
  • 65:29 Defending throw-in by Lewis Stevenson (Hibernian).
  • 64:25 Foul by Sammy Clingan (Kilmarnock) on Alex Harris (Hibernian). Free kick taken right-footed by Alex Harris (Hibernian) from right channel, resulting in open play.
  • 64:08 Foul by Jeroen Tesselaar (Kilmarnock) on Gary Deegan (Hibernian). Free kick taken right-footed by Lewis Stevenson (Hibernian) from own half, resulting in open play.
  • 63:59 Attacking throw-in by Jeroen Tesselaar (Kilmarnock).
  • 63:43 Goal kick taken long by Cameron Bell (Kilmarnock).
  • 63:08 Substitution Hibernian substitution: David Wotherspoon replaced by Alex Harris (tactical).
  • 62:43 Substitution Hibernian substitution: Kevin Thomson replaced by Dean Horribine (tactical).
  • 62:29 Eoin Doyle (Hibernian) caught offside. Free kick taken right-footed by Cameron Bell (Kilmarnock) from own half, resulting in open play.
  • 61:18 Goal kick taken long by Sean Murdoch (Hibernian).
  • 61:02 Goal kick taken long by Sean Murdoch (Hibernian). Attacking throw-in by James Fowler (Kilmarnock).
  • 60:17 Shot by Borja Perez (Kilmarnock) drilled left-footed from left side of penalty area (12 yards), shot by Rory McKenzie (Kilmarnock) left-footed from centre of penalty area (18 yards), save (caught) by Sean Murdoch (Hibernian).
  • 59:49 Inswinging corner from right by-line taken left-footed by Chris Johnston (Kilmarnock) to near post, clearance by Alan Maybury (Hibernian).
  • 58:42 Attacking throw-in by James Fowler (Kilmarnock).
  • 57:56 Goal kick taken long by Cameron Bell (Kilmarnock).
  • 56:56 Assist (pass) by Chris Johnston (Kilmarnock) from centre of penalty area.
  • 56:56 GOAL - Lee AshcroftKilmarnock 1 - 1 Hibernian headed goal by Lee Ashcroft (Kilmarnock) (top-left of goal) from right side of penalty area (12 yards).Kilmarnock 1-1 Hibernian.
  • 56:36 Outswinging corner from left by-line taken left-footed by Chris Johnston (Kilmarnock) to centre,
  • 56:17 Attacking throw-in by Chris Johnston (Kilmarnock).
  • 55:04 Substitution Kilmarnock substitution: Rabiu Ibrahim replaced by Borja Perez (tactical).
  • 53:01 Shot by Chris Johnston (Kilmarnock) drilled right-footed from left channel (20 yards), missed left. Goal kick taken long by Sean Murdoch (Hibernian).
  • 52:14 Attacking throw-in by Rory McKenzie (Kilmarnock).
  • 52:06 Goal kick taken long by Sean Murdoch (Hibernian).
  • 51:04 Goal kick taken long by Cameron Bell (Kilmarnock).
  • 50:12 Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by David Wotherspoon (Hibernian) to near post, clearance by Paul Heffernan (Kilmarnock).
  • 49:48 Attacking throw-in by James Fowler (Kilmarnock).
  • 49:31 Goal kick taken long by Sean Murdoch (Hibernian).
  • 48:57 Inswinging corner from right by-line taken left-footed by Chris Johnston (Kilmarnock) to far post, header by Mark O'Hara (Kilmarnock) from left side of penalty area (25 yards), comfortable save (caught) by Sean Murdoch (Hibernian).
  • 48:02 Free kick taken right-footed by Sammy Clingan (Kilmarnock) from right channel, resulting in open play.
  • 48:02 Booking Danny Handling (Hibernian) booked for unsporting behaviour.
  • 47:56 Foul by Danny Handling (Hibernian) on James Fowler (Kilmarnock).
  • 47:03 Foul by Gary Deegan (Hibernian) on Craig Slater (Kilmarnock). Free kick taken right-footed by Sammy Clingan (Kilmarnock) from right channel (20 yards), hit wall.
  • 46:50 Attacking throw-in by James Fowler (Kilmarnock).
  • 46:26 Attacking throw-in by James Fowler (Kilmarnock).
  • 45:29 Foul by David Wotherspoon (Hibernian) on Chris Johnston (Kilmarnock). Free kick taken right-footed by Jeroen Tesselaar (Kilmarnock) from own half, resulting in open play.
  • 45:13 Defending throw-in by Alan Maybury (Hibernian).
  • 45:01 The second half begins.
  • Half Time
  • 45:00+3:03 The players leave the pitch at half time.
  • 45:00+1:47 Foul by Alan Maybury (Hibernian) on Rabiu Ibrahim (Kilmarnock). Free kick taken right-footed by Sammy Clingan (Kilmarnock) from left wing, resulting in open play.
  • 45:00+0:32 Goal kick taken long by Sean Murdoch (Hibernian).
  • 44:04 Goal kick taken long by Cameron Bell (Kilmarnock).
  • 43:12 Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by David Wotherspoon (Hibernian) to near post, header by Eoin Doyle (Hibernian) from centre of penalty area (20 yards), missed left.
  • 41:57 Foul by Paul Hanlon (Hibernian) on Rabiu Ibrahim (Kilmarnock). Free kick taken right-footed by Sammy Clingan (Kilmarnock) from right channel, resulting in open play.
  • 39:48 Rory McKenzie (Kilmarnock) caught offside. Free kick taken left-footed by Sean Murdoch (Hibernian) from own half, resulting in open play.
  • 38:59 Handball by Danny Handling (Hibernian). Free kick taken right-footed by Cameron Bell (Kilmarnock) from left side of penalty area, resulting in open play.
  • 37:59 Goal kick taken long by Sean Murdoch (Hibernian).
  • 37:04 Foul by David Wotherspoon (Hibernian) on Mark O'Hara (Kilmarnock). Free kick taken right-footed by Cameron Bell (Kilmarnock) from own half, resulting in open play.
  • 35:35 Defending throw-in by Jeroen Tesselaar (Kilmarnock).
  • 35:08 Attacking throw-in by Alan Maybury (Hibernian).
  • 34:54 Attacking throw-in by Alan Maybury (Hibernian).
  • 33:54 Goal kick taken long by Cameron Bell (Kilmarnock).
  • 33:17 Substitution Kilmarnock substitution: Ross Barbour replaced by James Fowler (injury).
  • 30:12 Shot by Rory McKenzie (Kilmarnock) left-footed from right channel (20 yards), over the bar. Goal kick taken long by Sean Murdoch (Hibernian).
  • 29:41 Goal kick taken long by Sean Murdoch (Hibernian).
  • 29:23 Attacking throw-in by Ross Barbour (Kilmarnock).
  • 29:15 Attacking throw-in by Rory McKenzie (Kilmarnock).
  • 29:01 Attacking throw-in by Jeroen Tesselaar (Kilmarnock).
  • 28:17 Foul by Paul Hanlon (Hibernian) on Paul Heffernan (Kilmarnock). Free kick taken right-footed by Sammy Clingan (Kilmarnock) from right wing, resulting in open play.
  • 27:36 Goal kick taken long by Cameron Bell (Kilmarnock).
  • 27:13 Defending throw-in by Lewis Stevenson (Hibernian).
  • 26:07 Foul by Rabiu Ibrahim (Kilmarnock) on Eoin Doyle (Hibernian). Free kick taken right-footed by Jordon Forster (Hibernian) from right channel, resulting in open play.
  • 25:12 Goal kick taken short by Cameron Bell (Kilmarnock).
  • 23:49 Foul by Jeroen Tesselaar (Kilmarnock) on Jordon Forster (Hibernian). Free kick taken left-footed by Sean Murdoch (Hibernian) from own half, resulting in open play.
  • 23:32 Attacking throw-in by Jeroen Tesselaar (Kilmarnock).
  • 22:35 Goal kick taken long by Sean Murdoch (Hibernian).
  • 20:17 Goal kick taken long by Sean Murdoch (Hibernian).
  • 19:17 Foul by Jordon Forster (Hibernian) on Rabiu Ibrahim (Kilmarnock). Free kick taken right-footed by Sammy Clingan (Kilmarnock) from left channel, resulting in open play.
  • 19:02 Attacking throw-in by Jeroen Tesselaar (Kilmarnock).
  • 18:27 Attacking throw-in by Ross Barbour (Kilmarnock).
  • 18:06 Attacking throw-in by Alan Maybury (Hibernian).
  • 17:42 Attacking throw-in by Alan Maybury (Hibernian).
  • 17:27 Danny Handling (Hibernian) caught offside. Free kick taken right-footed by Mark O'Hara (Kilmarnock) from own half, resulting in open play.
  • 16:57 Attacking throw-in by Alan Maybury (Hibernian).
  • 16:06 Attacking throw-in by Kevin Thomson (Hibernian).
  • 14:20 Attacking throw-in by Jeroen Tesselaar (Kilmarnock).
  • 13:42 Foul by Gary Deegan (Hibernian) on Sammy Clingan (Kilmarnock). Free kick taken right-footed by Sammy Clingan (Kilmarnock) from own half, resulting in open play.
  • 13:13 Defending throw-in by Jeroen Tesselaar (Kilmarnock).
  • 12:57 Defending throw-in by Jeroen Tesselaar (Kilmarnock).
  • 12:26 Foul by Lewis Stevenson (Hibernian) on Rory McKenzie (Kilmarnock). Free kick taken right-footed by Sammy Clingan (Kilmarnock) from right wing, resulting in open play.
  • 12:07 Goal kick taken long by Sean Murdoch (Hibernian).
  • 11:23 Defending throw-in by Lewis Stevenson (Hibernian).
  • 9:46 Assist (header) by Gary Deegan (Hibernian) from right side of penalty area.
  • 9:46 GOAL - Scott RobertsonKilmarnock 0 - 1 Hibernian Goal by Scott Robertson (Hibernian) right-footed (bottom-left of goal) from left side of six-yard box (6 yards).Kilmarnock 0-1 Hibernian.
  • 9:01 Foul by Lee Ashcroft (Kilmarnock) on Eoin Doyle (Hibernian). Free kick taken right-footed by David Wotherspoon (Hibernian) from left channel, resulting in open play.
  • 8:58 Goal kick taken long by Sean Murdoch (Hibernian).
  • 8:13 Attacking throw-in by Alan Maybury (Hibernian).
  • 7:43 Defending throw-in by Alan Maybury (Hibernian).
  • 6:59 Attacking throw-in by Rory McKenzie (Kilmarnock).
  • 5:27 Goal kick taken long by Cameron Bell (Kilmarnock).
  • 4:52 Attacking throw-in by Lewis Stevenson (Hibernian).
  • 4:14 Attacking throw-in by Alan Maybury (Hibernian).
  • 4:04 Attacking throw-in by Alan Maybury (Hibernian).
  • 3:15 Attacking throw-in by Alan Maybury (Hibernian).
  • 2:59 Foul by Paul Heffernan (Kilmarnock) on Alan Maybury (Hibernian). Free kick taken right-footed by Alan Maybury (Hibernian) from right wing, resulting in open play.
  • 2:41 Attacking throw-in by Jeroen Tesselaar (Kilmarnock).
  • 0:36 Defending throw-in by Jeroen Tesselaar (Kilmarnock).
  • 0:00 The referee starts the match.

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