Hearts 2-1 Stenhousemuir: 90 minutes in nine images

Here’s the story of the match through the lens of chief photographer Michael Gillen.

By Martyn Simpson
Friday, 26th July 2019, 2:00 pm
24-07-2019. Picture Michael Gillen. EDINBURGH. Tynecastle Park. Heart of Midlothian FC v Stenhousemuir FC. The Scottish League Cup, SPFL Betfred Cup 2019 - 2020, Group A.
24-07-2019. Picture Michael Gillen. EDINBURGH. Tynecastle Park. Heart of Midlothian FC v Stenhousemuir FC. The Scottish League Cup, SPFL Betfred Cup 2019 - 2020, Group A.

Mark McGuigan gave the Warriors an unlikely lead at Tynecastle but the Premiership side came back to win 2-1.

Stenny captain Andy Munro leads his team out on to the Tynecastle pitch.
A section of young Stenny fans cheer the Warriors on to the pitch.

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Graeme Smith makes a first half save to keep the scores level at 0-0 going in to the break.
David Hopkirk breaks with the ball to set up the Stenhousemuir goal.
GOAL! Mark McGuigan gives the Warriors an unlikely lead at Tynecastle.
Mr. Goals celebrates another famous strike against Premiership opponents.
New Hearts signing Craig Halkett pulls the Jambos back level shortly after McGuigan's opener.
The former Livingston skipper makes it 2-1 with his second goal to win the match.
Full time. A brave effort from the Warriors but it just wasn't to be on the night.