Goals from; Arin Tuncay, Bailey Simmons, Gary Robertson, Somina Dublin-Green, Stephen Watson and Josh Ferguson helped Tynecastle cruise into the third round of the Scottish Youth FA Cup.
A smart finish from Tuncay in the early minutes of the match helped Tynecastle get off to a flyer. Moments later, Simmons doubled the tally for the day by showing some great composure to fire it past Kirkfield keeper Cameron Dickie.
Robertson was unlucky not to get Tynecastle’s third in the 15th minute as his powerful shot went just wide of the post. A minute later Dickie pulled off another save to prevent a third. This time from goal scorer Tuncay, in the 16th minute.
After a failed clearance from a corner from the visitors. Robertson skipped past two defenders and floated the ball into the top right corner at the edge of the box to give Tynecastle their third for the day in the 21st minute. Daniel Deya’s long range effort just went over the bar in the 23rd minute.
Kirkfield had their first clear cut chance of the day as the visitors charged forward on a quick counter attack and ended in Tynecastle keeper Fraser Taylor denying Kirkfield attacker Jack Hamilton a goal back. From a close ranged effort in the 25th minute.
However, Dublin-Green ended what was any potential first half comeback from Kirkfield after he converted the ball into the net after multiple deflections and failed clearances in the 32nd minute of the game, giving Tynecastle their fourth of the day. As well as being the climax of what was a very dominant first half performance from the home side.