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Easter Road Stadium (ATT 13,825) 17th February 2008 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: C Richmond

Hibernian Hibernian vs Aberdeen Aberdeen

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Last Updated: 17/02/08 5:15pm

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Shiels: On the mark

Shiels: On the mark

Hibernian came from behind to beat midweek European heroes Aberdeen 3-1 at Easter Road.

Second-half goals from Merouane Zemmama, Dean Shiels and Steven Fletcher helped Hibs recover from going 1-0 down at the break to take all three points.

Aberdeen broke the deadlock on 18 minutes when Zander Diamond swept the ball home from close range after Hibs failed to clear their lines.

Hibernian drew level four minutes after the break when Zemmama curled home a superb free-kick from the edge of the box.

Shiels gave the home side the lead when he scored at the second attempt after being played in by Fletcher.

In-form striker Fletcher made the game safe when he headed home the third goal in the final minute.

The win lifts Hibs up to fifth spot in the table, while Aberdeen drop down to eighth.

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Scottish Premiership

Scottish Premiership
Pos Team P Pts
1 Hamilton Academical 10 23
2 Dundee United 10 22
3 Inverness CT 10 20
4 Kilmarnock 10 20
5 Celtic 9 17
6 Aberdeen 10 16
7 Dundee 10 13
8 Partick Thistle 9 10
9 St Johnstone 10 9
10 St Mirren 10 7
11 Motherwell 10 7
12 Ross County 10 4

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