Hearts ended their Tynecastle torment against St Mirren, winning a thrilling match 5-2.

The Jambos had 1-0, 2-1 and 3-2 advantages during a frantic first half, with Oliver Bozanic’s finish separating the sides at the break.

Bozanic scored Hearts’ third. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/Getty Images)

Jamie Walker and Jake Mulraney scored after the restart though to hand the Jambos a first home win at Tynecastle since March.

It’s a crucial win that ends their winless home run and remarkably takes them within three points of the top six. That’s with a game to spare following their League Cup excursions.

It also played host to several first-team players starring together. Steven Naismith scored on what his first start since August, Jake Mulraney returned from injury and scored whilst Walker hit the net.

Walker pleased Hearts fans with a goal against St Mirren. (Photo by James Williamson – AMA/Getty Images)

Austin MacPhee is another man who’ll likely be happy with the result. With such a convincing win, he may have just boosted his chances of landing the Jambos job permanently.

Some Hearts fans are revelling in what is a rare home win these days following the 5-2 outcome against the Buddies.

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