Sadly, I will not be able to make the 2017 SSE Scottish Cup Final between Glasgow City and Hibernian. This is due to personal circumstances and it is likely that there will be no coverage of the game.
Good luck to both sides for what will be an exciting game.
Huge spell of pressure from Scotland with Claire Emslie testing the keeper with a stinging shot. Then Jane Ross had a shot deflected over before heading wide from the corner
Zylfije Bajramaj makes a good run at the Scotland defence, but Emma Mitchell makes the crucial tackle
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The tactics Hibs used
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