Jack Guthrie double seals cup win for Edinburgh Uni

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Jack Guthrie netted a double as Edinburgh Uni came back from behind in the William Hill Scottish Cup to win 2-1 at Strathspey Thistle

The hosts opened the scoring just before half-time when a long kick-out by Strathspey keeper Michael MacCallum was misjudged by Uni defender Duncan Black and Josh Peters took advantage to drive the ball home.

Uni brought on Scott McCrory-Irving at half time and their re-shaped midfield helped to give the team a greater share of quality possession. On 49 minutes McCrory-Irving released Joe Aitken and his low cross was finished by Guthrie.

Uni settled the tie on 76 minutes. A strong run and cross from the left by Finn Daniels-Yeoman was cut back at the far post by Aitken and Guthrie was there to steer the ball home and put the students into the second round.

Strathspey Thistle: MacCallum, Wardrope, Cairns, Maley, Groat, MacLeod, Peters, Race (McKernie 55), Borthwick, Hume, MacKay (Hull 67). Unused subs: McShane, Aubrey, Treasurer, Patience, Duncan

Edinburgh University: Tait, MacFarlane, McIntosh, Sutherland, Black, Maelger, Thomson (McCrory-Irving 45), Daniels-Yeoman, Guthrie (Oswald 80), Aitken, Patterson. Subs not used. Irvine, 
Jackson, Mortimer, Murray, Tufail.