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Summary

  1. Hibs move to within a point of third-placed Aberdeen
  2. Maclaren hooked in second, after hitting bar
  3. Allan drilled low shot past McLaughlin for opener
  4. Hearts' Harry Cochrane forced off injured early

Live Reporting

By Andy Campbell

All times stated are UK

  1. That's all for now, but...

    We'll be back tomorrow with more live Scottish football coverage.

    Two more local derbies are part of the Scottish Premiership fixture card so please join us then.

    Good night.

    Jamie Maclaren scores
    Image caption: Jamie Maclaren's second goal for Hibs doubled their advantage against Hearts
  2. Decision making let Hearts down - Levein

    Hibernian 2-0 Hearts

    Hearts manager Craig Levein: "I don't think there was an awful lot of difference. The goals, mainly. The frustration for me was they were easily avoidable - they both came from throw-ins.

    "Poor decision making. Our effort was unquestionably there and the whole thing for me is just one of frustration because a lot of things that we did were good but we didn't get anything from the match."

    Asked if he now regretted his 'natural order' comment, Levein replied: "Hibs played how I expected them to play. I expected us to do a little bit better on the ball. I thought we defended pretty well apart from those two situations I spoke about and I don't think that had any bearing on it at all.

    "When we got into the last third, it certainly didn't affect our decision making, which was the problem going forward."

    Craig Levein shouts instructions
  3. 'These things can come back to bite you'

    Hibernian 2-0 Hearts

    Neil Lennon was also asked about the 'natural order' banner Hibs fans displayed late in the game - a reference to Hearts manager Craig Levein saying after his side won the last derby that the natural order had been restored.

    "You know these things can come back to bite you," said Lennon. "We didn't pay much attention.

    "If the natural order means being 12 points ahead with a game in hand, I will take that every time."

    Craig Levein
  4. Lennon lauds 'magnificent' Hibs

    Hibernian 2-0 Hearts

    Hibernian head coach Neil Lennon: "It was an outstanding derby.

    "I thought we were magnificent. I thought at the end there was a gulf between the teams.

    "When you're in the ascendancy you need to score and we scored a wonder goal [from Scott Allan].

    "After that we really had the bit between the teeth. [Jamie] Maclaren scores a great second.

    "Hearts made us play well. Credit it to them and credit to our team as well.

    "We're looking up the table now. We're 12 clear of Hearts with a game in hand. We're a point off Aberdeen, which is pretty good going in our first season back [in the Premiership]."

    Neil Lennon celebrates
  5. Post update

    Jamie Maclaren and John McGinn
    Image caption: Jamie Maclaren (left) fired Hibs' second goal to seal the three points
  6. Post update

    FT: Hibernian 2-0 Hearts

    Alan Stubbs

    Former Hibs manager on BBC Sportsound

    Quote Message: I don't think anyone can disagree that they were worthy winners in the end. When you say things beforehand, you have got to back them up. Hearts certainly haven't backed it up tonight. You can see from the response that Hibs have thrown it back down Craig [Levein's] throat.
  7. FULL-TIME

    Hibernian 2-0 Heart of Midlothian

    Hibs beat Hearts for a second time in this season's Scottish Premiership and move to within a point of third-placed Aberdeen.

    Hearts miss the opportunity to overtake Kilmarnock into fifth after second-half goals by Scott Allan and Jamie Maclaren consign them to defeat.

    Scott Allan celebrates his goal
    Image caption: Scott Allan (far left) celebrates his opening goal
  8. Post update

    Hibernian 2-0 Hearts

    Christophe Berra fires wide in a late Hearts attack.

  9. Post update

    Hibernian 2-0 Hearts

    Hearts manager Craig Levein commented after January's Scottish Cup win over Hibs that the "natural order" had been restored.

    Now the Hibs fans display a banner saying guess what? Yes - "natural order".

  10. ADDED TIME

    Hibernian 2-0 Hearts

    Four minutes of added time to be played.

  11. CLOSE!

    Hibernian 2-0 Hearts

    Decent effort from Hearts' Anthony McDonald, the left-foot strike rising over the bar.

  12. Post update

    Hibernian 2-0 Hearts

    Now both goalscorers are off as Steven Whittaker comes off the Hibs bench to replace Jamie Maclaren.

  13. Post update

    Hibernian 2-0 Hearts

    Michael Stewart

    Former Hibs & Hearts midfielder on BBC Sportsound

    Quote Message: Maclaren never gave up. There were a couple of occasions where he looked as if he had lost possession, but he kept plugging away and eventually it fell for him. It was another calm, composed finish like the first goal - he almost passed it into the corner.
  14. Post update

    Hibernian 2-0 Hearts

    Euan Henderson replaces Michael Smith for Hearts.

  15. GOAL Hibernian 2-0 Hearts

    Jamie Maclaren

    Jamie Maclaren's perseverance pays off as he receives the ball in the box and holds off Hearts defenders to get away a shot that rolls past goalkeeper Jon McLaughlin.

    It's the Australian forward's second goal for the Easter Road club.

  16. Post update

    Hearts goalkeeper Jon McLaughlin has to act quickly after a risky passback from Joaquim Adao almost lets Jamie Maclaren in.

  17. Allan off, Bartley on

    Hibernian 1-0 Hearts

    Goalscorer Scott Allan comes off to be replaced by Marvin Bartley, who reaches a century of Hibs appearances.

  18. Post update

    Hibernian 1-0 Hearts

    Scott Allan scores
    Image caption: Scott Allan's strike gave Hibs the lead
  19. Post update

    Hibernian 1-0 Hearts

    Alan Stubbs

    Former Hibs manager on BBC Sportsound

    Quote Message: Hearts are certainly rocking at the moment. This a really important period now for them to try to get a second. Hibs are certainly turning the screw and really taking the game to Hearts, who just have to try to stay in the game.
  20. Post update

    Hibernian 0-0 Hearts

    Hearts break well from a Hibs attack and Michael Smith plays Steven Naismith in but the Scotland forward cannot quite get a shot away as he is closed down by Efe Ambrose.

    Moments later, Naismith's shot is deflected wide.