Hamilton Academical replace Hibernian in the Scottish Premiership having come from behind to beat Terry Butcher's side on penalties at Easter Road.
have replaced Hamilton Academical in the Scottish Premiership courtesy of a penalty shootout victory over Hibernian 's side at Easter Road today. Terry Butcher
Hibs went into this afternoon's clash boasting a two-goal lead from Wednesday's
first-leg victory at New Douglas Park.
struck a dramatic 93rd-minute equaliser to force extra time after Anthony Andreu had earlier opened the scoring for the Accies. Jason Scotland
Hamilton drew first blood in the shootout when goalkeeper
saved from second-half substitute Kevin Cuthbert , before Kevin Thomson put the visitors ahead. Grant Gillespie , Hibernian's two-goal hero from the first leg, then had to score to keep his side's hopes of preserving their top flight status alive, but Cuthbert proved the hero again as Jason Cummings 's side sealed the dramatic win. Alex Neil
Result: Hamilton edge nearer to top-flight return