Hibernian name for Hearts to research after claiming Marijan Cabraja was confronted by dwelling followers throughout Edinburgh derby | Soccer Information

Hibernian have referred to as on Hearts to research after claiming their participant Marijan Cabraja was confronted by dwelling supporters throughout Saturday’s Edinburgh derby at Tynecastle.

The ten-man hosts held on for a 1-1 attract a tense final-day encounter to cease Hibernian leapfrogging them into fourth place within the Scottish Premiership.

The derby noticed a lot of flare-ups, on the pitch and on the touchline, however the incident which most involved Hibs was the one involving Cabraja, who they allege was struck by one supporter as he went to take a second-half throw-in.

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Hearts interim boss Steven Naismith tells Sky Sports activities he was not within the fall out with Hibs supervisor Lee Johnson at Tynecastle.

“There have been a lot of incidents, however undoubtedly probably the most worrying pertains to participant security and spectator involvement,” a Hibs assertion launched within the hours after the sport mentioned.

“[Cabraja] was confronted by a number of supporters earlier than he was struck by a spectator. We now have shared photographs, that are clear and conclusive, with senior officers at Hearts and have urged the membership to research this instantly. Severe actions have to be taken as participant security on the pitch is paramount and this incident proves that extra must be finished to guard gamers.

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Hibernian supervisor Lee Johnson has say after he clashed with Hearts interim boss Steven Naismith after the 1-1 draw at Tynecastle.

“This kind of behaviour by a supporter of any membership is abhorrent. We’re awaiting a response from Hearts relating to this incident, in order that the person may be detected and the severest of sanctions taken in opposition to him.”

Sky Sports activities Information has contacted Police Scotland for remark.

In the meantime, Hibernian supervisor Lee Johnson took goal at his Hearts counterpart Steven Naismith as tempers flared within the aftermath of the fiery Edinburgh derby.

Hearts players celebrate Yutaro Oda's opening goal at Tynecastle
Hearts gamers rejoice Yutaro Oda’s opening objective at Tynecastle

The pair have been at loggerheads all through. Johnson even had a hot-water bottle thrown in his path from the house dugout after he entered the Hearts technical space to retrieve the ball.

After the 2 managers frostily shook palms at full-time, Johnson appeared to dig Naismith within the ribs along with his fist, earlier than a skirmish erupted within the centre circle when Hearts sub goalkeeper Ross Stewart leaned his elbow into the Hibs boss as he walked previous him.

Johnson, Stewart, Hearts goalkeeping coach Paul Gallacher and Hibs defender Rocky Bushiri have been all proven purple playing cards afterwards.

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Highlights of the Scottish Premiership match between Hearts and Hibernian.

Requested about what precipitated the stress, Johnson mentioned: “I could not even let you know. It was a traditional ‘my dad’s greater than your dad’ melee-type factor.

“It was a irritating recreation when it comes to the ebb and the movement as a result of there was no movement. The time-wasting was fairly embarrassing at instances.

“It was a case of two managers who do not like one another very a lot and that is what began it.

Cammy Devlin challenges Elie Youan
Cammy Devlin challenges Elie Youan

“I will preserve the recent water bottle that was thrown at me for winter!

“There was a little bit of needle but it surely occurs, technical areas are a passionate place. It isn’t an issue, we transfer on.

“I have been a supervisor that lengthy, you see all of it within the technical space. It means nothing.”

Pressed on why there was needle between he and Naismith, who has been in command of Hearts since Johnson’s former team-mate Robbie Neilson was sacked in April, the Hibs boss mentioned: “He is had seven video games as a supervisor and I simply assume the way in which he speaks is disrespectful to the earlier supervisor.

Yutaro Oda celebrates after giving Hearts the lead against Hibernian
Yutaro Oda celebrates after giving Hearts the lead in opposition to Hibernian

“We’ll see after 250 video games if he is fortunate sufficient to nonetheless be in command of any membership and if he nonetheless has that perspective.”

Naismith dismissed Johnson’s claims of disrespect in direction of Neilson.

“He is fishing I feel, that is what he is doing,” he mentioned.

The 36-year-old additionally defended himself within the face of Johnson’s dig about solely having been a supervisor for seven video games.

Kevin Nisbet celebrates after scoring Hibernian's equaliser at Hearts
Kevin Nisbet celebrates after scoring Hibernian’s equaliser at Hearts

“I’ve acquired a 15-year profession on the prime stage,” he mentioned. “I’ve managed to drag issues from a few of the finest managers round Britain.

“I have been in a task for the final two years underneath arguably Scotland’s finest supervisor (Steve Clarke) for an extended time frame.

“I am not naive to assume I do know all the things, however what I’ve finished is my homework. I’ve had two stable years of excellent teaching.”

Requested concerning the post-match flare-up, Naismith – whose aspect are assured a crack on the Europa Convention League subsequent time period – mentioned: “I am undecided to be sincere, I used to be shaking palms and getting out of there, I wasn’t getting concerned in something.

“I do know these conditions can flip into issues, particularly in a derby with excessive feelings, however I used to be simply buzzing to get the outcome and luxuriate in it with the followers.”