St Mirren v Hibs LIVE: Updates from the Simple Digital Arena

New Easter Road boss Jack Ross is back in Paisley aiming to lead his team to a third consecutive victory

Tuesday, 26th November 2019, 6:50 pm
Updated Tuesday, 26th November 2019, 9:39 pm
Hibs manager Jack Ross is back at the home of his former club this evening.

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FT: St Mirren 1 Hibs 2 - Hibs make it three wins on the spin with a hardfought win in Paisley.

90 - GOAL St Mirren - Junior Morias fires home to set up a nervy finale for the visitors.

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82 mins - Stevie Mallan converts a penalty after Martin Boyle is wiped out by Sean McLoughlin in the box. Hibs 2-0 up and heading for another victory.

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73 mins - Escape for Hibs as St Mirren's Sam Foley curls an effort off the post from outside the box, seconds after Martin Boyle appeared to have been fouled.

72 mins - Hibs sub: Stevie Mallan replaces Scott Allan.

Hibs now playing 4-2-3-1, with Vykintas Slivka and Melker Hallberg at the base of midfield.

57 mins - Second Hibs sub: Daryl Horgan replaces Joe Newell.

51 mins - Hibs sub: Martin Boyle replaces Florian Kamberi, who appears to have picked up an injury.

47 mins - Relief for Hibs as goalkeeper Chris Maxwell escapes with only a yellow card after committing a foul just outside his box.

Second half under way in Paisley.

HT: St Mirren 0 Hibs 1. Christian Doidge's goal is the difference in a fairly uneventful match in Paisley. Hibs on course for a third consecutive win.

Hibs doing a good job of keeping their hosts at arm's length.

The game has opened up since Hibs' goal. Both teams looking more threatening.

32 mins - Paul Hanlon has to make a vital challenge to deny Jon Obika after a lapse from Ryan Porteous.

27 mins - GOAL Hibs - Christian Doidge heads in Jason Naismith's cross to give the visitors the lead.

26 mins - St Mirren threaten twice in quick succession as Paul Hanlon has to force a Ryan Flynn behind and Sean McLoughlin heads wide from the resulting corner.

24 mins - Best chance of the match so far as St Mirren's Kyle Magennis heads over from close range.

15 mins - St Mirren's Kyle Magennis shoots harmlessly over from outside the box.

No clear chances for either side in the opening exchanges. Hibs having the majority of the ball but it's all fairly low-key stuff so far.

2 mins - Hibs threaten as Scott Allan and Florian Kamberi link up to set up Christian Doidge but the Welshman is crowded out before he can get a shot away.

Match under way.

The teams are out, with Hibs wearing their purple away kit.

The rain is falling in Paisley ahead of kick-off. There's a good-sized Hibs support in attendance.

Hibs are unchanged from the side that started the victories over St Johnstone and Motherwell. Hibs team: Maxwell, Naismith, Porteous, Hanlon, Stevenson, Slivka, Hallberg, Allan, Newell, Kamberi, Doidge. Subs: Marciano, Horgan, Boyle, Mallan, James, Jackson, Shaw.