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    Wasps impress in capital 

    Monday, July 22, 2019 4:03:22 PM

    After the disappointment of losing on penalties in midweek "The Wasps" bounced back on Saturday at Easter Road against a very good Hibernian side who are looking to break into the top four in the Premier League this season. Manager Peter Grant made one change from midweek giving Kevin O'Hara his first competitive start for the Wasps with Liam Buchanan on the bench.

    Adam Brown goes past Steven Whittaker
     
    Hibernian took hold of the game in the opening twenty minutes with "The Wasps" under the cosh, however gradually Peter Grant's team got a foothold in the game and gained confidence. Alan Trouten just couldn't get enough on a glancing header and Kevin O'Hara was using his pace to run at the Hibernian defence.
    Alan Trouten with glancing header
    Kevin O'Hara running at Hibs defence
     
    Prior to half-time the home fans were starting to get unsettled such was the spell the visitors started to impress on their Premier League opponents, playing some great possession football and usind the full width of the park on both wings.
     
    Kevin Cawley early in the second half went close with a shot
     
    The turning point in the game was the opening goal, which was to see Alloa keeper Neil Parry take no further part in the game after a collison with Christian Doidge.
     
    Neil Parry has to leave the field after collison
     
    Young twenty year old Chris Henry had to come on from the bench to make his first team debut. Hibernian having now got their noses in front looked to have regained their belief however their clinching goal to make it 2-0 in 84 minutes Chris Henry had no chance Tom James scoring his first goal for the Edinburgh club since joining in the close season, he is unlikely to score a better goal.
     
    2 -0 to Hibernian
     
    Stevie Mallan & Chris Henry
     


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