Hibernian goalkeeper Ofir Marciano has vowed to treat today’s game against Aberdeen just like any other game. Even though should Hibernian win they will take a big step towards finishing third in the Premiership.

As it stands Hibernian hold a one point lead over Aberdeen in the battle for third, having played a game more than the Dons. A win would move them four points clear, a handy lead to have.

Marciano is well aware that it is a big game, but he hopes that the team doesn’t get too overemotional and is able to treat the match just like a normal game, and not a potential third place decider.

“Separate the emotion”

“It’s a really big game. We know what’s the matter of this game as well. But we need to separate the emotion from this game like we did with the other games, the most important thing for us is to keep performing, keep doing the basics, and I’m sure that’s going to help us to achieve a win” he said.

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Jack Ross congratulates Ofir Marciano (Photo by Craig Foy/SNS Group via Getty Images)

Marciano is relived to be fully fit against after an injury spell last month. He is pleased to be over that, as it was a frustrating time for the goalkeeper.

“Really frustrating”

“I’m very, very happy to get back to the team playing, helping the team to get good results. Yes, it was really frustrating, because it shouldn’t be such a long injury.

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Ofir Marciano warming up during a Scottish Premiership match (Photo by Ross MacDonald/SNS Group via Getty Images)

“But I was probably in a rush to get back and playing. I had to wait a few more games to get 100% fit. And I’m happy that I’m fit now. And I’m happy that I’m there for the team to help them for our targets this year.”

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