Jambos held by~battling Gretna

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Hearts started the stronger with Marius Zaliukas having a shot blocked and seeing his his second effort cleared off the line.

The visitors were well on top but Michael Stewart got himself sent off after reacting angrily to an innocuous challenge by Danny Grainger right in front of Tumilty.

Stewart lashed out with his arm in the centre circle and was shown a straight red card.

However, Gretna barely had a chance to impose themselves on the 10 men before they trailed to Laryea Kingston’s 20-yard strike six minutes later.

The hosts pulled level within three minutes of the restart when Kingston turned the ball into his own net.

Both sides had chances to win it but the game finished all square.