Date: 14th March 2016 at 10:54am
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Another Hearts win, thanks to the one-nil win at Dundee on Saturday kept the bid to finish the first season back in the Premiership in third very much on.

Basically this is secured anyway isn’t it?

With no less than three teenagers in the back four and (at 22-years-old) Alim Ozturk the ‘most experienced’ of the four (the other three were all 19) Robbie Neilson couldn’t have been happier with how the defence performed at Dens Park.

He told the BBC it was ‘very pleasing’ to see the backline cope with the pressure Dundee put us under.

‘I was really pleased with the back four. Liam Smith, 19, (Jordan) McGhee, 19, (John) Souttar, 19, and (Alim) Ozturk, 22, so to keep a clean sheet against such a good team was very pleasing.’

A fourth-goal in five-matches from Jamie Walker, when he scored early in the second half, gained us the win.

Third place would secure a European qualifying spot, with us having a 17-point lead over Ross County Neilson admit it is ‘looking good’ but he’s taking nothing for granted at the moment but the Head Coach admitted the ‘sooner’ this could be confirmed the better.

‘It’s looking good but it’s still not secured. We would like to try and do it as soon as possible but it’s not something we are talking about. We next have St Johnstone and if we win that then that takes us another step.’

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