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It was an end-to-end contest at Easter Road
Hibernian and Rangers cancelled each other out in an entertaining, open Scottish Cup tie at Easter Road.

Both sides came close on several occasions, but neither was able to break the deadlock.

The home side twice had efforts cleared off the line, and Alan McGregor saved a powerful Steven Fletcher drive.

Barry Ferguson, Lee McCulloch and Charlie Adam were all denied goals for Rangers, who ended up with ten men after McGregor was harshly sent off

Early in the match Hibs' Merouane Zemmama showed his ability by leaving two players for dead.

But the Moroccan then frustrated, by holding on to the ball with Brian Kerr free in the box, and Kirk Broadfoot cleared to safety.

Rangers then had an appeal for a penalty waved aside when Steven Naismith appeared to be tripped by Kevin McCann just inside the box.

Hibs keeper Yves Ma-Kalambay kept his team in the match, ... Read more »

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