Rangers midfielder Andy Halliday impressed with Hibernian

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Rangers midfielder Andy Halliday speaks highly of Scottish Cup final opponents Hibernian.

Rangers midfielder Andy Halliday has told The Scottish Sun that Hibernian have not received the plaudits that they deserve this season.

Hibernian were Rangers’ main challengers for automatic promotion to the Scottish Premiership, but they eventually had to settle for a place in the playoffs.

The Edinburgh outfit have got the better of Raith Rovers 2-1 on aggregate to progress to the semi-finals of the Scottish Premiership playoffs.

Alan Stubbs’s side have also progressed to the final of the Scottish Cup final where they will take on Rangers, who will play in the top flight of Scottish football next season.

Halliday believes that Hibernian are having a good season, and has said that they are not getting the recognition that they deserve.

“Of course we can win the final but I don’t think Hibs have got anywhere near enough credit for this season,” Halliday told The Scottish Sun. “I know there is a lot of banter going about between the fans but Hibs have made two cup finals and they are still going for promotion.

“Hibs are a very good team and they are probably one of the toughest teams we have taken on this year but we have manged to beat them three out of five times which is a good record going into the final."

Hibernian have a good team, and they are favourites to progress to the Scottish Premiership playoff final.

Stubbs’s side are going to make it tough for Rangers in the final of the Scottish Cup, and one should not be surprised if they win it.

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