Aberdeen win with late double

Aberdeen moved to second place in the Scottish Premiership after Scott Vernon and Gregg Wylde netted late goals to give the visitors a 2-0 victory over Hibernian.

Last Updated: 26/10/13 at 18:04 Post Comment

Scott Vernon: Aberdeen striker scores in the 2-0 victory over Hibernian

Scott Vernon: Aberdeen striker scores in the 2-0 victory over Hibernian

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

With 10 minutes of a lively encounter remaining, Wylde robbed the hesitant Lewis Stevenson to set up Vernon, and the big striker finished brilliantly from the edge of the penalty area.

Wylde secured the points in injury time when the Dons winger shot beyond Ben Williams into the far corner to the delight of the travelling support.

Aberdeen started brightly at Easter Road as Mark Reynolds forced a save from Williams with a header inside the box.

Niall McGinn then took on Scott Robertson, Ryan McGivern and Paul Hanlon before shooting just over the target.

Hibs finally responded towards the end of the first half when Dons keeper Jamie Langfield had to spread himself to deny Paul Heffernan before Liam Craig fired narrowly wide.

Just after the break Aberdeen striker Calvin Zola turned on the edge of the area before rifling a shot past the goal.

And Hibs survived another scare when Peter Pawlett raced clear of James McPake only to be denied by Williams, with the defender getting back to block the rebound from McGinn.

And McGinn blasted over from 15 yards with the goal at his mercy as Aberdeen continued to threaten.

But Hibs also looked dangerous and a net-bound drive from Rowan Vine was blocked by team-mate James Collins.

The home team missed a great chance to level the match when Langfield slipped, but Collins curled his effort past the post.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

More Match Results

Wednesday, 15 April 2015
19:45
Celtic 4-1 Kilmarnock Report
Monday, 13 April 2015
St Mirren 0-3 Ross Co Report
Sunday, 12 April 2015
12:15
Kilmarnock 1-2 Aberdeen Report
Saturday, 11 April 2015
15:00
Dundee U 1-0 Hamilton Report
Partick 2-0 Motherwell  
St J'stone 1-0 Dundee Report
12:45
Inverness 1-1 Celtic Report
Wednesday, 08 April 2015
19:45
Aberdeen 1-0 Inverness Report
Celtic 2-0 Partick Report
Dundee 3-1 Dundee U Report

Footer 365

Brendan Rodgers targets FA Cup as first Liverpool trophy

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is desperate to win his first trophy at Anfield even though he feels he has already secured his most important one.

Manuel Pellegrini looks for Manchester City reaction to derby defeat

Manuel Pellegrini wants Manchester City to show their class and rebound from their derby defeat when they face West Ham.

Jamie Carragher accuses John Terry of 'tactical voting'

Jamie Carragher has accused Chelsea captain John Terry of "tactical voting" in regards to the PFA Player of the Year award.

Mail Box

Wenger's Titles Down To United Woes...

Well, it's certainly one theory. Man United fans are out in force - decrying Wenger and defending FFP. We have mails on Coquelin, Coutinho and Mediawatch...

Mailbox: The Pros And Cons Of FFP

The mailbox has gone a little bit serious as they debate the pros and cons of FFP. Does it create a closed shop or opportunity? Plus, POTY nominations and...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company