LEAGUE leaders Celtic dropped points as Aberdeen climbed to fourth after an away win over Dundee.

Brendan Rodgers side could only manage a 2-2 draw with against Inverness after going ahead on 17 minutes. Former Rangers man Billy King netted an equaliser for Caley before Scott Sinclair put Celtic ahead once again. But Alex Fisher headed a late leveller to grab a point. It meant Inverness climbed out of the automatic relegation spot.

Aberdeen were in action on Sunday too and grabbed a win despite going behind on 13 minutes. The Dons battled to get a quick goal back and then Jayden Stockley struck on 77 minutes. Aberdeen got their third from the penalty spot late on before Mark O’Hara was dismissed in injury time for Dundee after picking up a red card. That result meant Aberdeen leapfrogged Rangers into fourth spot after starting the day in ninth and saw Dundee move down to eighth.

St Johnstone took the spoils as they met Hearts at McDiarmid Park. Graham Cummins scored the only goal of the game in a 1-0 win as the Perth side moved up into third and two points behind Celtic. Hearts stay in second on goal difference.

Motherwell sat in fifth for less than 24 hours before Sunday’s results pushed them down to sixth. They cruised past Hamilton as Lewis Moult put on a one man show to net all four of the Steelmen’s goals in a 4-2 win. Ali Crawford pulled two back for the visitors but the result sent Hamilton down into 10th just a point of the relegation play-off spot.

Kris Boyd paid tribute to his late brother when he netted Kilmarnock’s opener in their 2-2 draw with Partick Thistle. The former Gers striker saw his side pegged back twice to only take a point against Thistle. The visitors ended the game with 10 men when Abdul Osman was dismissed a minute from time. The result pushed Thistle to the bottom of the table and put Killie down to ninth.

Rangers 0-0 draw with Ross County meant both sides lost ground in the Premiership, the Light Blues going into fifth and County into seventh.

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