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Hibernian moved into the top 6 of the Premiership table this afternoon after a comfortable 2-0 victory over struggling Ross County this afternoon.

Second half goals from Myziane Maolinda and Dylan Levitt saw Hibs make it 5 games unbeaten.

It was a sluggish opening 45 minutes to this game with neither side managing to get out of first gear. Hibs had the best chance of the half in the 17th minute through Emiliano Marcondes. Myianze Maolinda’s strike from 30 yards was spilt by George Wickens in the County net straight to the feet of the Danish midfielder. He looked to have taken the ball around the keeper but a miraculous save by Wickens kept this game level.

10 minutes later the visitors had a chance of their own when Loturi dispossessed a poor pass by Marcondes. He proceeded to release a bullet of an effort from 25 yards out forcing David Marshall into a fine save.

Nick Montgomery made changes at the break and we saw a different Hibernian team in the second half. Chances galore for the hibees with Marcondes and Dylan Vente going close.

Hibs continued to knock at the door of the Ross county defence and finally received their reward in the 59th minute. Dylan Vente delivered a ball across the face of goal which George Wickens attempted to intercept but in the process spilt it straight to the feet of Myziane Maolinda who poked the ball home.

Don Cowie’s men did have a glorious chance to level the scoreline just moment later. Brandon Khela with a good drive into the box managed to pick out Jordan White who was just inches away from the goal but he could only direct his shot straight into David Marshall.

This game was wrapped up in the 86th minute when substitute Dylan Levitt got the hosts second goal of the afternoon. A well worked passing move found the former Manchester United star in space in the box before he slotted the ball into the bottom corner.

Its a result that moves Hibernian into top six of the premiership table as attention now turns to the Scottish Cup where they will face Rangers in the quarter final.

For Ross County it’s a bad day for them in the relagation battle with Livingston picking up points to close the gap at the foot of the table.