Scottish roundup: Greg Tansey on target as Inverness beat St Mirren

14 February 2015 06:53
• Ross County beat Motherwell 3-2• Hearts extend Championship lead to 20 pointsInverness moved level on points with second-placed Aberdeen in the Scottish Premiership table after a 2-1 win at St Mirren. The away side dominated for long spells but ultimately were made to battle for their three points as St Mirren almost made them pay for their lack of a finishing touch in front of goal. Greg Tansey scored a third minute opener, with the passing and movement of Inverness impressive at times. Ryan Christie scored the second goal just before the hour mark, then a Jim Goodwin header dragged St Mirren back into the match with 22 minutes remaining.Gary Locke recorded a dramatic 3-2 victory in his first game since being named as the caretaker manager of Kilmarnock as they ended Dundee United’s unbeaten run of seven games. United opened the scoring with an early penalty from Nadir Ciftci before Josh Magennis equalised for the home side. The visitors restored their lead when Henri Anier opened his account for the club after 13 minutes, but Killie levelled again through Chris Johnston in the second half. It was Killie who were celebrating at the end when Sammy Clingan snatched maximum points deep into injury time with a stunning free-kick. Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian