Hibs fans share their relief as Easter Road club do it the hard way to get back to Hampden

Hibs survived blowing a late 2-0 lead, extra-time and penalties but they’re going back to Hampden for a Scottish Cup semi-final.

Saturday, 24th April 2021, 8:27 pm
Updated Saturday, 24th April 2021, 8:32 pm
Jubilant Hibs team-mates mob Ryan Porteous after his winning penalty. Picture: SNS
Jubilant Hibs team-mates mob Ryan Porteous after his winning penalty. Picture: SNS

Here’s how their fans reacted to the victory on social media:

@johncs2016: “It was great to get through, but even the extra time should never have been even close to being necessary, let alone the penalties. This shows that our defence still needs to be a lot better at those crucial times.”

@CasualHibs: “Anyone mind the last time we won a Scottish cup shootout 4-2?”

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@Jax_Cochrane61: “I'm gettin too auld for this....ma heart was thumpin, shaky hands and now ma grandson's deaf because o the scream I let oot when Ryan scored. I'm away for a lie doon! GGTTH”

@21_dougie: “4 consecutive domestic semi finals- great achievement!! 3 domestic semi finals in one season- must be a world record.”

@KempJason: “U take years off me sometimes Hibees I swear.”

@Stu_135: “Does life insurance pay out for 'Hibs induced heart attack'? Asking for my missus.”

@JackGillies6: “We are on our to Hampden yet again: It was a rollercoaster of emotions today, from jubilation at 2-0 up to crying at 2-2 to crapping myself at extra time but we did it and Ryan Porteous made himself a hero. We did it the Hibs way but we did it and that’s what counts.”

@HibsCentral: “DO. NOT. PUT. US. THROUGH. THAT. EVER. AGAIN”

@Danny_1875: “Here’s to you Ryan porteous Hibs will love you more than you will know xx”

@hfclaurence: “Gogic btw. Red card but one of the best individual performances of a Hibs player all season.”

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