Viaplay Cup: Hibs 4 – 2 St Mirren

St Mirren go out of the Scottish League Cup after a six-goal thriller with a late double from Hibs Martin Boyle to seal a win for Hibernian.

St Mirren had taken a first-half lead with a strike from Scott Tanser at 43 mins.

Hibs Youan & Vente hit back at 52 and 54 min mark and at 76 mins in St Mirren’s Baccus, who was a substitute made it two all.

Martin Boyle scored at 80 mins, which was goal number five and in extra time (90+3) he scored again to make it Hibs 4-2 and put the game out of reach of the Buddies.

Saints exit the Viaplay Cup with Bibs marching on.

In the next round, Hearts will play Rangers and Hibernian will take on Aberdeen at Hampden Park.


St Mirren: Hemming, Fraser, Gogic (Small 82), Taylor, Strain, Kiltie (Greive 64), Boyd-Munce (Baccus 64), O’Hara (c), Tanser, Olusanya (Nahmani 82), Mandron (McMenamin 64)
Subs Not Used: Urminsky, Bolton, Dunne, Small, Flynn

Hibernian: Marshall, Miller, Fish, Bushiri (Hanlon 74), Obita, Boyle (Delferrière 90), Jeggo, Newell, Youan (Whittaker 75), Vente (Campbell 75), Doidge (LeFondre 56)
Subs Not Used: Boruc, Stevenson, Campbell, Levitt, Tavares

Attendance: 9,982

Referee: David Munro
Assistant Referee: Ross Macleod
Assistant Referee: Gordon Crawford
Fourth Official: Colin Steven


Stephen Robinson admits defeat to Hibernian in the Viaplay Cup was a missed opportunity, but says players will be picked up ahead of Saturday’s cinch Premiership match away to Kilmarnock.

This is his post game reaction:

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