Stephen Robinson has been left frustrated with his Motherwell players in Leith after they were swept aside by Hibs.

Motherwell got off to the perfect start after some early pressure through Liam Polworth, who rolled the ball into an empty net inside the opening ten minutes. Hibs fired back through Christian Doidge before Florian Kamberi and Daryl Horgan strikes handed the home side the 3-1 victory. It was a spirited effort from the Steelmen but ultimately they didn’t do enough on the day.

Robinson was frustrated with his Motherwell side in Leith. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Robinson’s side are still fourth following this result although the Northern Irishman is still bitterly disappointed with the result.

“I thought we dominated large areas of the game, but football’s about what you do in both boxes,” he said. “We had lots of great play up until the final third.


“Decision making, hitting the first man, not finishing off chances we had and we don’t stay with our runners. We got punished for the first two goals.

“Whether we should have had a penalty or not I don’t know but we certainly didn’t lose the game because of that. We played some very good football and were a threat, but Hibs punished us today.”

Punished for errors. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Robinson also revealed why Liam Donnelly missed the game: “He had the flu. I think we missed a bit of his dig in the middle of the park.”

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