Hearts 3 - 0 Inverness CT: How the Hearts players rated

Hearts made it through to the Scottish Cup final with an ultimately comfortable victory over Inverness Caledonian Thistle this afternoon. We assess how the players performed at Hampden.

Hearts' Sean Clare dances with Uche Ikpeazu after the third goal. Pic: SNS/Craig Foy
Hearts' Sean Clare dances with Uche Ikpeazu after the third goal. Pic: SNS/Craig Foy

Goals from Uche Ikpeazu, John Souttar and a Sean Clare penalty ensured the Tynecastle breezed into next month’s final after a goalless first half which saw some sections of the Hearts support boo the team off the pitch.

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Excellent handling and made incredible save, turning Joe Chalmers' free-kick on to the bar when score was 1-0. 8 (Pic: SNS)
Patrolled his right-hand side well considering he did not have natural wide-man in front of him. Solid defensively and brings element of calm to Hearts' back-line. 7 (Pic: SNS)
Slightly less assured than Souttar, but still put in good performance and will relish opportunity to lead Hearts out at Hampden next month in final. 7 (Pic: SNS)
Unflustered in defence, keeping Jordan White quiet. Popped up at back post to thrash home all-important second goal. 8 (Pic: SNS)
In only his second start for club, young left-back stayed disciplined and tackled/blocked well when called upon. 7 (Pic: Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)
Tasked with transitioning defence to attack. Was prepared to drive forward, but passing was a little wayward and picked up booking. Replaced by Olly Bozanic. 6 (Pic: SNS)
A rock in the middle of the park. Always looked to break up Inverness' forays forward. 8 (Pic: Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)
Deployed wide-right and didn't really fashion enough creativity from his position. Better when played more central. 6 (Pic: SNS)
Was Hearts' most threatening player in opening period, constantly galloping down left-hand flank. Was clever enough to spot space for short corner and put in dangerous ball that resulted in opener. 8 (Pic: SNS)
One nice through ball and a second-half snap-shot but never got into the box often enough when Hearts pressed forward in opening period. Replaced by Steven MacLean just after hour-mark. 6 (Pic: SNS)
Inverness found his strength and running tough to deal with in first-half. Hammered home opening goal from close range and won penalty after drawing foul from Mark Ridgers. A constant inspiration in attack to Hearts. 9 (Pic: SNS)
Cool conversion of penalty and a couple of runs down right flank. 6 (Pic: SNS)
Saw little of the ball in attack. 5 (Pic: SNS)