With one of the most balanced Scottish league campaigns in the first 21 games, the Hibernian returns to action in sixth place in the league table, the first team to guarantee qualification for the championship round. The current advantage is only two points above Kilmarnock, in a record that is equal, in points, to that of Livingston. After the defeat of the last round, 2-0, precisely in the visit to his closest rival in the standings, the Jack Ross team began preparing the official competition in 2020 with a friendly match. In the friendly match with the Willem II Dutch, the Hibernian won 2-1. This before the game last Sunday, for the FA Cup, in which the Hibernian will not achieve more than a tie for (2-2) in the visit to Dundee United, with whom he will play again to decide who will advance towards the fifth round of the cup.
At the bottom of the league table, ahead of only the Hearts, the last classified, the Hamilton continues with a weak campaign to date, the result of the inability that the team has shown in offensive terms, especially . Seven points from the first half of the leaderboard, the team coached by Brian Rice achieved, however, an excellent result in the last round of the championship, beating Motherwell 2-1, after losing at home against the St. Johnstone by (0-1). Last weekend, Hamilton triumphed again, confirming the good form, 5-0, against the fans, against Edinburgh City, a team of the fourth division of Scottish football, in a game for the fourth FA Cup round.