In Pictures Hibs 0 Falkirk 1: The Hampden first half

Hibs dominated possession in the first half of Saturday’s William Hill Scottish Cup semi-final against Falkirk.

But the Bairns held out well.

William Hill Scottish Cup Semi-Final Falkirk FC v Hibernian,  18/04/2015, Glasgow, Hampden Park, G42 9BA, Glasgow District, ''Falkirk FC v Hibernian 1st Half''From left to right are Liam Bouch (7), Dylan Macdonald (8) and Ross Duff (5).''Pic by Alan Murray'Contact - mob   075 11123 919                      www.alanmurrayphotography.co.uk

William Hill Scottish Cup Semi-Final Falkirk FC v Hibernian, 18/04/2015, Glasgow, Hampden Park, G42 9BA, Glasgow District, ''Falkirk FC v Hibernian 1st Half''From left to right are Liam Bouch (7), Dylan Macdonald (8) and Ross Duff (5).''Pic by Alan Murray'Contact - mob 075 11123 919 www.alanmurrayphotography.co.uk

Old Falkirk favourite Farid El Alagui went close with an early header which Jamie MacDonald gathered on the goal-line while Fraser Fyvie rattled the post with a powerful strike.

Will Vaulks went closest for Falkirk with a 25-yard drive which was deflected out for a corner.

But the sides went into the interval scoreless.

Pics by Michael Gillen and Alan Murray