Thursday, February 08, 2007

Hibs Draw QoS in Cup Quarter Final

Hibs reward for beating Gretna 3-1 at Easter Road last Saturday was a quarter final against Queen of the South. Queens are currently bottom of the Scottish First Division however they will be at home and looking for a lift from a passionate home crowd.

A big crowd at Easter Road had seem Gretna match Hibs for the first 25 minutes until some Scott Brown wing play gave Rob Jones the chance to head Hibs in front.

Two more goals early in the second half secured the win for Hibs, Gretna got a late consolation that their play deserved. Hibs will have to start finding a bit more form as they have not been dominating games against lower placed teams, hopefully they will rise to the occasion this Saturday when Celtic at Parkhead await.

Hibbee Kanka

1 comment:

  1. Yes, well done The Hibees.

    However, I have to say that dominating lower league teams in the Cup competitions is not a foregone conclusion.

    Lower league teams generally play above themselves. After all, they have nothing to lose. Remember Berwick Rangers and Wimbledon to name but two ?!

    Also, I've lost count of the times that Hibs have been favourites going into a cup final and lost !

    So, I'm sure that Mr Collins will make that point forcefully prior to the matches against Queen of the South and later against Kilmarnock !!

    Hibs will probably never have a better chance of lifting silverware than they have this season.