Motherwell 6 - 6 Hibs: Fans can relive Scottish football's craziest match

The match was the highest-scoring of the SPL era

When Motherwell striker Lukas Jutkiewicz unleashed a Marco van Basten-esque volley up and over Graeme Smith in the Hibs goal deep into stoppage time on 5 May, 2010, the Englishman was capping off one of the greatest games in Scottish football’s history.

The famous 6-6 at Fir Park was a match which encapsulated the game in Scotland.

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While Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur were dancing around their Premier League ring unwilling to engage for a spot in the Champions League, Motherwell and Hibs were duking it out, no holds barred, as they chased a European spot for themselves.

Lukas Jutkiewicz crowned one of the greatest games in Scottish football's history. Picture: SNS

The match, which is the highest-scoring encounter in the SPL era, produced great attacking play, egregious errors, booing, fans leaving early, a dodgy pitch, questionable goalkeeping and so much more.

Fans can now relive the game with extended highlights shown by BBC Scotland at 7.15pm on Sunday evening.

Some Hibs fans may want to turn it off after Anthony Stokes made it 6-2 after 65 minutes with the home fans at Fir Park heading for the exit.

John Hughes’ side were packed with attacking talent and picked Motherwell off throughout the first hour but somehow contrived to not leave with the three points with Jutkiewicz’s world class strike crowning a vibrant encounter.

Both sides would go on to claim European football with Hibs finishing fourth and one point above the Steelmen.

The BBC will also be showing highlights of the title decider from the 1990/1991 season when Aberdeen travelled to Rangers only needing a point to secure the title.

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That match is shown at 7pm on BBC Scotland on Friday evening.