Hastie was hooked at half-time for Motherwell after a disappointing opening 45 in which the Gers winger looked like he has lost all of his confidence.
Half-time change for Motherwell.
Tony Watt replaces Jake Hastie.
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The Scotland under-21 cap looked scared to take on his man and tried to take any other option than running at Dundee United’s full-backs.
The return to Motherwell was supposed to help Hastie find his groove again after a poor campaign last season but things haven’t gone well since his return to Fir Park.
Shortly after Hastie came off, Motherwell conceded the only goal of the game, lost for the second time in a week.
McCrorie had a torrid afternoon for Livingston as the West Lothian side also slipped to their second defeat in two games as Hibs picked up an easy three points.
The Easter Road side were 3-0 up by half-time after Kevin Nisbet’s double and a strike from Christian Doidge had Jack Ross’ men cruising.
89' LIV 1 – 4 #HIBS
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Lyndon Dyke’s second-half penalty gave the hosts hope of a comeback but it wasn’t to be as Hibs scored again to pick up the win and condemn Livi to defeat.
Stephen Kelly was on the bench for Ross County as the Staggies took on Hamilton but the Rangers midfielder didn’t see any action in the 1-0 win.