Rangers v Hibs: player ratings at the Scottish Cup final

Hibs captain David Gray lifts the Scottish Cup. Picture: Neil Hanna

Hibs captain David Gray lifts the Scottish Cup. Picture: Neil Hanna

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Hibernian beat Rangers 3-2 to win the Scottish Cup for the first time in 114 years. Here’s how they rated at Hampden:

RANGERS

WES FODERINGHAM: Beaten inside the first three minutes by Anthony Stokes but kept his side in the game as he saved further efforts from the Irishman and Jason Cummings. 8/10

JAMES TAVERNIER: Started off nervously but swung over sublime cross for Kenny Miller’s equaliser. Lost Stokes as the on-loan Celtic man headed home Hibs’ second. 6

ROB KIERNAN: Inexplicably stood off Stokes as the striker drove inside to score the opener. Improved after the break. 6

DANNY WILSON: Had to stay alert with Cummings desperate to use his pace and run in behind but coped well with the striker’s threat. 7

LEE WALLACE: The skipper was not his normally-composed self, with a string of loose passes blotting his first-half display. Got his act together after the break. 6

ANDY HALLIDAY: Rifled Rangers in front with a stunning second goal just after the hour mark but lost David Gray as the Hibs captain headed home the winner. 6

GEDION ZELALEM: The on-loan Arsenal youngster came in for the suspended Dom Ball but was a passenger for the hour he was on the park. 5

JASON HOLT: Can be the difference-maker for the Light Blues with the right opportunities - unfortunately for the former Hearts man they never fell his way. 6

MARTYN WAGHORN: Has played just one game since picking up a knee injury in February. Looked short of sharpness before making way with quarter of an hour left. 6

KENNY MILLER: With his side rocking under a Hibs onslaught, the veteran striker dug his side out of a hole when he thudded home his header for the equaliser. Smashed another effort against the bar soon after. 7

BARRIE McKAY: The little winger could not match the impact he made against Celtic in the semi-finals but his work-rate never dropped. 6

Substitutes

DEAN SHIELS (62, for ZELALEM): Could not give Light Blues the extra dimension they needed. 4

NICKY CLARK (75, for WAGHORN): On for last 15 minutes but made little impact. 3

HIBERNIAN

CONRAD LOGAN: Hibs’ semi-final hero could do little about the two goals he conceded but was otherwise untroubled. 6

DARREN McGREGOR: Out-jumped by former team-mate Miller as Gers levelled midway through the first period. 6

PAUL HANLON: A solid enough display from the Leith defender as he left Miller and Waghorn scraps to work with. 7

LIAM FONTAINE: The centre-back largely kept Waghorn in check. Had a couple of headed chances in the Rangers box but failed to finish. 6

DAVID GRAY: The skipper will go down in Easter Road legend after powering home the header which breaks their 114-year wait for the Scottish Cup. 7

FRASER FYVIE: The former Aberdeen man was happy to keep things tidy in the centre of the park. Booked after crashing into Zelalem. 6

DYLAN McGEOUGH: The midfielder shook off injuries fears to start but would have liked to have made more of an impact. 6

JOHN McGINN: The 21-year-old Scotland cap bullied Zelalem during the first period. Put in a tireless shift in the centre of the park. 6

LEWIS STEVENSON: Would have been worried about Tavernier’s probing runs down his flank but never looked ruffled. 7

JASON CUMMINGS: His movement and link-up with Stokes gave the Rangers defence a few scares but was frustrated by some resolute defending a brave block by Foderingham. 7

ANTHONY STOKES: Gave the Rangers back-four the run around at times. Showed ice-cool composure to slot his side ahead early on before nodding his side level late in the second half. 9

Substitutes

JAMES KEATINGS (64, for CUMMINGS): Gave his side fresh legs late on. 5

LIAM HENDERSON (70, for FONTAINE): Threw over two pin-point corner deliveries to swing the game in Hibs favour. 6

NIKLAS GUNNARSSON (83, for Hanlon): Little to deal with after being thrown on late. 5

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