Both sides from the capital went into today’s match under serious pressure, but it was Craig Levein’s Hearts side who came out on top after a frantic finale, thanks to second-half strikes from Uche Ikpeazu and teenager Aaron Hickey.
The result means Hibs have just one win in the Premiership so far this season, and currently find themselves second-bottom of the table – and it remains to be seen if the Hibees hierarchy will give the Englishman time to turn it around.
Heckingbottom eventually faced the media this afternoon, but he looked a shell of man when he did:
Do you think Hibs will stick with Heckingbottom for much longer, and should they?
And how much time does this result buy Craig Levein and Hearts?
Let us know in the comments section below…