Craig Levein insisted he relished the pressure situation he emerged from at Easter Road and hailed his players for handling the heat.
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Hearts came from behind to win 2-1 at Easter Road and alleviate the pressure on manager Craig Levein.
Hibernian will be without Vykintas Slivka for their Edinburgh derby clash with Hearts after a scan revealed a fracture in his ankle.
Paul Heckingbottom revealed he has been placing more responsibility on his Hibernian players in training ahead of Sunday’s Edinburgh derby clash with Hearts.
Champions-elect Celtic took another step closer to the title as they beat Kilmarnock 1-0 on Saturday.
Hibernian head coach Paul Heckingbottom claimed he was sworn at by the fourth official during the Edinburgh derby and would have “knocked his teeth out” if it had happened elsewhere.
Hearts striker Uche Ikpeazu scored a late equaliser at Easter Road to deny Hibernian a second Edinburgh derby win this month.
Hearts manager Craig Levein is confident his side will bounce back from their disappointing display against Rangers and give their usual effort in Sunday’s Edinburgh derby.
Hearts defender Clevid Dikamona told an abusive Hibernian fan that he could not take away his derby victory joy after being subjected to abuse at Easter Road.
Hibernian vowed to take action after a fan was caught on camera apparently aiming racist abuse at Hearts defender Clevid Dikamona.
Craig Levein joked that Hearts outclassed Hibernian as the Tynecastle manager mocked their Edinburgh rivals after a 1-0 win at Easter Road.