Simon Murray put Hibs forward as they rounded off their wintry weather coaching camp within the Algarve with a fit towards Willem II however the facet from the Dutch Eredevise ran out Three-1 winners.
All of the targets got here in the second one part, Murray netting 3 mins after the period however Willem II hit again with 3 targets in a ten-minute spell.
Mo El Hankouri struck two times prior to change Ismail Assaoui wrapped up their win 12 mins from time with Ben Riensta having additionally hit the submit for the membership from Tilburg.
The 100 or so Hibs enthusiasts who had made the adventure to Vila Actual De Santo Antonio at the Portuguese/Spanish border had been denied a primary take a look at new signing Jamie Maclaren, the Australian striker one among a couple of lacking via minor knocks, the others being Anthony Stokes, Danny Swanson, Martin Boyle, Steven Whittaker and Brandon Barker.
Hibs had been dealt an early blow when skipper David Grey went down clutching his Achilles and was once helped from the sphere in obtrusive misery, his position taken via teen Ryan Porteous.
Willem II went closest to scoring within the opening 15 mins, El Hankouri wriggling his method into the Hibs penalty space simplest to look his shot blocked via Darren McGregor.
Hibs hit again with John McGinn discovering Murray in area within the field however his shot sailed prime over the bar.
Murray used his chest beautifully to direct the ball into the trail of Vykintas Slivka to permit the Lithuanian internationalist to ship a go into the risk space just for Oli Shaw to have wandered offside.
A wonderfully-weighted via ball from Dylan McGeouch cut up the Willem II defence to go away Shaw one-on-one with Mattijs Branderhorst however the goalkeeper stored along with his legs.
Hibs did have the ball within the internet within the 38th minute, Shaw turning McGinn’s cross around the face of function for Murray to slip house – however offside flag had already long gone up towards his teenage team-mate.
The Easter Highway outfit had been seeing various the ball with the motion of Murray and Shaw inflicting the opposition various issues, Willem II defender Darryl Lachman denying each in fast succession prior to the legs of Branderhorst once more coming to his facet’s rescue a minute prior to the period as Murray attempted his success from a good attitude.
Nevertheless it took Hibs simply 3 mins of the second one part to get their noses in entrance, McGinn turning Dylan McGeouch’s excellent cross-field cross again around the face of Branderhorst’s function for Murray to slip house.
Fran Sol had an opportunity to equalise however Hibs goalkeeper Ofir Marciano was once greater than equivalent to his effort prior to Murray tried a curling shot which Branderhorst controlled to carry prime to his left.
However the Dutch facet had been stage after 68 mins when El Hankouri left Marciano without a probability with a sensible end into the ground nook.
Riensta went with regards to placing the Dutch facet forward with 19 mins closing, his shot beating Marciano however cracking back down the goalkeeper’s right-hand submit.
However El Hankouri took his alternative, blasting the ball past Marciano to position Willem II forward as Hibs discovered themselves falling out of the fit.
A measure of ways a lot on best the Dutch outfit had discovered themselves briefly adopted as Azzaoui adopted as much as knock the ball house after Marciano had set out to get a powerful left hand to Riensta’s robust shot.
Hibs (Four-Four-2): Marciano; Grey (Porteous 7), McGregor (Stirling 65), Hanlon, Stevenson; Slivka, Bartley, McGeouch (F Murray 62), McGinn; Shaw, S Murray (Matulevicius 65). Substitutes no longer used: Bain, Dabrowski, Fontaine.
Willem II (Four-2-Three-1): Branderhorst; Dakerlui, Lachman, Heerkins, Wijnaldum; Tsimikas, Chirivella; Rienstra, Haye, El Hankouri; Sol. Substitutes: Wellenreuther, van der Lei, Ogenia, Crowley, Lieftink, van den Bogert, Urbanksi, Boagers, Kristinsson, Coulibaly, Croux, Assaoui.