Hearts manager Craig Levein says he is embarrassed by their own 5-0 defeat by Livingston afterwards making their hosts”seem like Paris St Germain”.

Arnaud Djoum was shipped off for a second booking minutes after losing Clevid Dikamona to accident after the penalty of Craig Halkett made it 1-0.

But, Levein said there wasn’t any excuse for conceding five goals in 14 minutes at Tony Macaroni Arena.

The teams were deadlocked at 0-0 until goal keeper Zdenek Zlamal and the centre-half opened the scoring after 72 minutes in Livingston from the area.

“Many things went , but happens in a football game,” Levein stated. “We lost Clevid through trauma then Bobby [Zlamal] creates a poor decision – he should’ve came earlier for the ball that led to the penalty.

“Afterward we receive Arnaud harshly sent . That I did not expect us to fold like we all did although there’s three things happened that dented us.

“I am embarrassed in all honesty. Despite the fact that we’re down to 10 men, we still should have done better than this.”

Both sides hit the woodwork before Dikamona limped off while wanting to close a cross down after yanking up in a fun first half.

Livingston subjected the seeing defence in the last 20 minutes of this match and the Hearts manager said that it had been”a true shocker”.

“We left Livi appear to be PSG or some thing,” he added.

“I can say to the supporters is that’s not like us and we know it’s not acceptable. We’ll make sure that it willn’t take place again.”


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