AFTER Rangers began the weekend with a 4-1 win away to Hamilton, Saturday saw five more Scottish Premiership games take place…

Aberdeen 3 St Johnstone 0

Adam Rooney grabbed a hat-trick as St Johnstone slipped to fourth in the Scottish Premiership table. After heading home twice in the first half, Rooney slotted away a penalty with nine minutes left to seal all three points for Derek McInnes’ side, a result which sees them level on points with Celtic at the top of the table.

Celtic 2 Hibernian 2

Hibernian held Celtic to a draw at Celtic Park. Calum McGregor had Celtic ahead at the break, but John McGinn struck twice to have the Leith club ahead with just 13 minutes remaining. McGregor then equalised to ensure a share of the spoils. Celtic are top, level on points with Aberdeen, while Hibs sit sixth.

Dundee 2 Hearts 1

Kerr Waddell netted an injury-time winner as Dundee overcame Hearts at Dens Park on Saturday. Waddell opened the scoring at the end of the first half before Kyle Lafferty equalised. Waddell then converted another corner in injury time to seal the points for Neil McCann’s side.

Kilmarnock 0 Ross County 2

Owen Coyle’s reign as Ross County manager got off to a winning start – while the result saw Lee McCulloch depart Killie by mutual consent 24-hours later. Craig Curran and Kenny van der Weg scores twice in the first half to send the Ayrshiremen to the bottom of the table.

Motherwell 3 Partick Thistle 0

Motherwell returned to form with an impressive defeat of Partick Thistle at Fir Park. Peter Hartley had them ahead in the first half, before Craig Tanner and Ryan Bowman extended their lead in the second half. Well are up to fifth in the table while Thistle are 11th, and yet to win a game.

 

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