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Scottish League Cup: Ambrose Scores As Hibernian Destroy 3rd Tier Ayr United

Scottish League Cup: Ambrose Scores As Hibernian Destroy 3rd Tier Ayr United

By James Agberebi:

Nigeria defender Efe Ambrose was on target for Hibernian who thrashed third tier club Ayr United 5-0 in the second round of the Scottish League Cup on Tuesday.

The goal was Ambrose's first of the season in all competitions for Hibernian.

Anthony Stokes gave Hibernian a 1-0 lead in the 20th minute with Simon Murray making it 2-0 in the 31st minute. 

Stokes grabbed his second goal in the 59th minute to put Hibernian 3-0 ahead.

In the 68th minute, Ambrose got on the score sheet to give Hibernian a 4-0 lead before Deivydas Matulevicius completed the rout in the 85th minute to end the game 5-0.

In another League Cup clash played on Tuesday, Ambrose's former club and Scottish Premiership champions, Celtic also trounced Kilmarnock 5-0.

 

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