Scott Allan believes that Hibs have turned a corner and now the top six can be achieved after two decent results.
A penalty shootout victory over Kilmarnock to secure progression to the League Cup semi-finals was followed up with a 1-1 draw with Celtic. Paul Heckingbottom’s men are the first team to take points from them in the league this season.
Allan believes that the past two performances have been good enough to show that Hibs are out of their run of bad form.
He told the Daily Record (page 76, 29/09/19): “It’s a good point for us. We were strong at the back and it was a fighting performance to get the point.
“We need to kick on from this. If we perform like that from now on we’ll win more than we’ll lose. Wednesday night at Kilmarnock was a turning point as we dug in even if we didn’t actually create much.
“That’s what we’ve got to do now. We need to show we’re a top six side by winning games and there’s a long way to go.”
Hibs need to start winning games now
Allan played his part in the Hibs draw with Celtic. His pass split his former employer’s defence wide open and allowed Hibs to notch the opener.
It was a solid performance from him and his teammates, easily the best of their season as a collective unit. Whilst it is a good point, they must build on it now.
The playmaker says Hibs have turned a corner, but they have still won just once since April and are currently in 11th. Singular points have to start turning into three points in the coming weeks.
If they play like they did against Celtic, Heckingbottom’s men will have too much for many teams in this league. They have quality on the ball with the likes of Allan and Glenn Middleton, whilst they also displayed a bit of resilience and fight.
Allan seem to believe things are on the up at Easter Road. It’s time for them to start winning games to prove that is the case.