Kilmarnock cash in on Celtic lay off to go top | Daily News

Kilmarnock cash in on Celtic lay off to go top

GLASGOW, Saturday: Kilmarnock took advantage of Celtic not being in action till Sunday to move top of the Scottish Premiership with a 3-1 victory over Dundee on Saturday.

All the goals arrived after the break as Kirk Broadfoot and Greg Stewart struck either side of Genseric Kusunga’s own goal to take Steve Clarke’s side a point ahead of Celtic, albeit having played three games more.

Fresh from qualifying for the last 32 of the Europa League, Celtic travel to Hibernian on Sunday.

Third-placed Rangers, who crashed out of Europa League on Thursday, are also in action Sunday as they look to end a three-game winless run at home to Hamilton.

Aberdeen leapfrogged Hearts, who were thrashed 5-0 at Livingston on Friday, to move up to fourth thanks to a 2-1 win at St Mirren with Stevie May and Sam Cosgrove on target.

St Johnstone’s eight-game unbeaten run came to an end in a 2-1 defeat at home to Motherwell, who struck twice inside 17 minutes through Tom Aldred and Danny Johnson. - AFP 


 

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