Reserves Friendly: United 2 Hibs 3

Nicky Clark scoring  the second for United

Published: 7th November 2018

Both United and Hibs fielded strong sides in today's afternoon’s bounce game at St Andrews, the object of the exercise being to give fringe first team players game time.

By Peter Rundo

And it proved to be a worthwhile and entertaining contest in which Hibs just held on to win by the odd goal in five after establishing a three-goal advantage early in the second half.

In a much improved second-half performance, well taken goals from Craig Curran and Nicky Clark put the Terrors right back in the game. However, though not for the lack of trying, they weren’t to close the gap completely.