Thursday 26th July 2018
Classic Match! Hibernian 6-2 Heart of Midlothian (22/10/2000)
Mixu Paatelainen scored a hat-trick as Hibernian thrashed Hearts 6-2 in a SPL classic at Easter Road. Hearts took the lead through Andy Kirk after just five minutes but goals from Paatelainen, David Zitelli, John O'Neil and Russell Latapy put Hibernian 6-1 up, before Colin Cameron grabbed a late consolation for the visitors. Hibs finished the season in third place, qualifying for the UEFA Cup, while Hearts finished in 5th place.