Will Fish showcased his defensive prowess and goal-scoring ability, contributing significantly to Hibernian’s third consecutive Scottish Premiership win.
The English center-back not only netted a crucial second goal but also played a pivotal role in securing a 2-0 victory.
Despite Hibernian facing intense pressure at Easter Road, with the opposing team registering 23 shots on goal and missing a penalty, Fish played a crucial part in maintaining a clean sheet.
Recent reports indicate that the Manchester-born defender is content in Scotland, with the possibility of a permanent deal being considered by the Edinburgh-based club due to his standout performances.
In the match against Aberdeen, Hibs took the lead in the 18th minute through a goal by Dylan Vente, confirmed after a VAR check.
Fish’s defensive contributions were crucial, including a goal-line clearance that denied Aberdeen an equalizer.
His standout moment came in the 70th minute when he rose at the back post to head in a corner, securing a crucial 2-0 lead.
Fish’s outstanding performance earned him a Sofascore rating of 8.5, marking a personal best for the season.
He demonstrated defensive dominance with 12 clearances and two blocked shots, winning eight out of nine aerial duels.
The physically imposing defender also completed two tackles and showcased his offensive involvement with a goal from his one shot, contributing to a passing accuracy of 77%.
With consistent strong performances, Fish has become a key asset for Hibernian, prompting speculation about his future, especially considering Manchester United’s defensive challenges this season.