Midfielder nets double as Hibs claim fourth reserve win on trot

A first-half double from Innes Murray earned Hibs a 2-1 away win over St Mirren and a fourth successive victory in the SPFL Reserve League.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 4th March 2019, 3:34 pm
Updated Monday, 4th March 2019, 3:52 pm
Innes Murray scored twice for Hibs in Paisley
Innes Murray scored twice for Hibs in Paisley

Oli Shaw had already tested Buddies goalkeeper David Wilson before the striker’s surging run ended with a tap-in for Murray before he was again the supplier, squaring the ball for the same man to turn home on the stroke of half-time.

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Hibs, with 44-year-old goalkeeping coach Alan Combe on the bench, were pegged back when Matty Grant scored for the home side but they held on to keep their impressive run going.

Hibs: Dabrowski, Stirling, Sadiki, Waugh, Mackie, F Murray, Campbell, Block, I Murray (Donaldson), Allan, Shaw. Substitutes: Combe, O’Connor, Woods, Shanley, Galantes, Paton.