Young Jambos throw away two-goal lead against Gers

Gary Oliver scored to make it 2-0
Gary Oliver scored to make it 2-0
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Hearts began their Development League campaign with a 2-2 draw against Rangers at Dumbarton.

Trialist Wilson Carvalho gave Hearts a third-minute lead with a shot from 12 yards 
after a Kenny Anderson shot had rebounded from a post.

Hearts added a second goal on the hour, Gary Oliver scoring a fine effort from just inside the box after turning his marker.

Sean McKirdy had a shot saved low as Hearts appeared to be heading for a fine win. However, on 80 minutes Jahmal Howlett-Mundle tried to dribble his way out of trouble, was dispossessed and Hardie shot home from 12 yards following a cross.

Hearts still looked the team likely to score again, however two minutes from time they conceded when substitute Jamie Brandon scored with a shot from around ten yards.

In stoppage time, Oliver had a 30-yard free-kick saved.

Hearts: Hamilton; L Smith, McGhee, Howlett-Mundle, McHattie, Carvalho, Anderson (McLean 76), McKirdy, I Smith, Zanatta (Morrison 71), Oliver; Subs Unused: Mason (GK); Flanagan, Baxter, Baur.