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Hibernian cruise through to Europa Conference League third qualifying round

Santa Coloma 1-2 Hibernian (1-5 on agg): Jack Ross’s side cruise through to Europa Conference League third qualifying round after coming from behind to seal second-leg win thanks to Jamie Murphy and Dan Mackay goals

  • Hibernian had all-but secured their progression thanks to a 3-0 first-leg victory
  • However, they went behind in the second leg against Santa Coloma in Andorra
  • But Jamie Murphy immediately responded for the Scottish side in 73rd minute
  • Dan Mackay then sealed the victory on Thuesday after converting a rebound

Hibs completed their job against Santa Coloma with extreme ease to secure their progression into the third qualifying round of the Europa Conference League.

Jack Ross’s side sealed a comfortable 3-0 win during a night of mayhem in the first leg against the Andorran outfit, and needed to just keep their heads on Thursday evening to progress.

Hibs had gone behind with just over 20 minutes remaining, but the Scottish side immediately hit back.

Jamie Murphy caught Santa Coloma’s keeper off the line to curl the ball into the net in the 73rd minute before Dan Mackay completed the turnaround on the evening just three minutes later after converting a rebound from close range.

Hibs saw the match out, and secured a 5-1 victory on aggregate against Santa Coloma.

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Dan Mackay (C) scored the winner for Hibernian as they beat Santa Coloma 2-1 in Andorra

Jamie Murphy celebrates after levelling the scoring against Santa Coloma on Thursday

Jamie Murphy celebrates after levelling the scoring against Santa Coloma on Thursday

Jack Ross's side breezed through to the Europa Conference League third qualifying round

Jack Ross’s side breezed through to the Europa Conference League third qualifying round

The European clash was played amid the backdrop of some scenic surroundings

The European clash was played amid the backdrop of some scenic surroundings

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