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Elsewhere Celtic beat Inverness to go top, Ross County are fourth thanks to three points over fellow recently promoted side Dundee, and Hibernian beat St Johnstone

SPL

Round 4 Results
KILMARNOCK
3 1 DUNDEE UNITED

A goalless first half from brought to life after the break as Kilmarnock scored three goals in nine minutes to claim their first win of the season.

Roy McKenzie notched a debut goal two minutes into the second period to get the home side on their way, before Borja added a second from the penalty spot on the 50-minute mark.

Jude Winchester bundled in a third to effectively finish the contest, before Jon Daly - who was guilty of profligacy in the first half - finally got on the scoresheet with just over 10 minutes to play.

Despite the loss, United remain third in the SPL, just one point off leaders Celtic.


HIBERNIAN
2 0 ST JOHNSTONE
Hibernian stay second in the SPL thanks to a goal either side of half-time over St Johnstone.

In a first half without many highlights, Paul Hanlon climbed highest to send a header past opposition goalkeeper Alan Mannus with just seconds remaining before the break.

Eoin Doyle doubled the lead on 53 minutes after knocking in the rebound from an initial effort.

St Johnstone will feel aggrieved with the loss after forcing a similar goal threat to that of the home side, especially in the first half in which Hibs very much failed to deliver.
INVERNESS CT
2 4 CELTIC
In the early kick-off, Celtic prepared for their Champions league qualifier against Helsingborg in midweek with a confidence-boosting victory over Inverness Caledonian Thistle.

Victor Wanyama opened the scoring after latching onto Adam Matthews' inswinging corner before the goalscorer turned provider by playing in Tony Watt to turn Simon King with ease and curl the ball beyond Ryan Esson from the edge of the box to give the Hoops a comfortable half-time lead.

Adam Matthews nabbed his second assist of the day when Charlie Mulgrew nodded in his free kick delivery.

Matthews could, and perhaps could, have notched a goal of his own, but mistimed his finish to allow Watt to add his second - and Celtic's fourth - just after the hour mark.

Ross Draper added a late consolation double of his own for Caley Thistle.
DUNDEE
0 1 ROSS COUNTY

The two recently promoted sides battled out a tight game at The Dee.

Both teams hit the woodwork in the first half, with the visitors' Scott Boyd and Dundee's Gary Ivine seeing efforts come off the bar and post respectively.

But it was Richard Brittain who finally made the breakthrough on 68 minutes after converting from the spot following Neil McGregor's foul on Mark Corcoran.

Dundee, who have just one point to their name so far this season, failed to find a late equaliser allowing County to move fourth in the SPL.

ABERDEEN
0 0 HEARTS

The two recently promoted sides battled out a tight game at The Dee.

Both teams hit the woodwork in the first half, with the visitors' Scott Boyd and Dundee's Gary Ivine seeing efforts come off the bar and post respectively.

But it was Richard Brittain who finally made the breakthrough on 68 minutes after converting from the spot following Neil McGregor's foul on Mark Corcoran.

Dundee, who have just one point to their name so far this season, failed to find a late equaliser allowing County to move fourth in the SPL.

MOTHERWELL
1 1 ST MIRREN

The two recently promoted sides battled out a tight game at The Dee.

Both teams hit the woodwork in the first half, with the visitors' Scott Boyd and Dundee's Gary Ivine seeing efforts come off the bar and post respectively.

But it was Richard Brittain who finally made the breakthrough on 68 minutes after converting from the spot following Neil McGregor's foul on Mark Corcoran.

Dundee, who have just one point to their name so far this season, failed to find a late equaliser allowing County to move fourth in the SPL.

ABERDEEN
0 0 HEARTS
Aberdeen drew a blank in front of goal on a frustrating afternoon against Hearts at Pittodrie.

Scott Vernon and Gavin Rae both went close for the Red Army but it was the Edinburgh side who had the best chance of the match, nearly snatching all three points deep into injury time as Andrew Driver's shot struck the post.

As a result, John McGlynn's side preserved their unbeaten start to the SPL season, whilst Aberdeen wait for their first home win of the campaign, having already drawn 0-0 with Ross County earlier in August.
MOTHERWELL
1 1 ST MIRREN
Seventeen-year-old Thomas Reilly's stoppage-time equaliser for St Mirren prevented Motherwell going top of the Scottish Premier League.

Three points would have put Motherwell a point ahead of Celtic but they remain one behind the reigning champions, who also have a game in hand.

Michael Higdon continued his fine goalscoring record against the Saints at Fir Park to fire the home side ahead after just two minutes but the visitors took control after the break and Well's Shaun Hutchinson was red-carded for the second game running.

10-man Motherwell were unable to hold on and youngster Reilly fired home late on for a deserved point.

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