Brave Brora Rangers give Hibernian major scare at Easter Road
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Betfred Cup Group Stage
Brora Rangers 1
Scorers - Hibernian: Mallan (8,11) Hanlon (89) Brora: Gillespie (60)
Highland League champions Brora Rangers made Premiership outfit Hibernian fight for all three points at Easter Road.
Hibs looked to be cruising to victory after taking a 2-0 lead after 11 minutes with Stevie Mallan scoring both goals.
But Brora Rangers fought back and reduced the deficit to one with Dale Gillespie scoring a spectacular free kick on the hour mark.
Hibernian eventually killed off the game in the 89th minute when Paul Hanlon found the net.