Billy McKay's two first-half goals for Inverness beat 10-man Hearts

31 August 2013 18:02
• Managers of St Mirren and Hibs under fire after poor results• Aberdeen and St Johnstone share the points at PittodrieInverness remain three points clear at the top of the Scottish Premiership after a comfortable 2-0 victory over ten-man Hearts. Two first-half goals from the in-form striker Billy McKay, who later missed an opportunity to claim his hat-trick when he missed from the penalty spot, were enough to overcome a young Hearts side missing their captain Danny Wilson, and who finished with 10 men when Jamie Hamill was sent off when his deliberate handball conceded the penalty.Partick Thistle applied more pressure on the St Mirren manager, Danny Lennon, by winning 2-1 and consigning Thistle to their fourth defeat from five games this season. St Mirren were set to earn their first three points of the season after Kenny McLean had put them into an early second-half lead, but Kallum Higginbotham and Ross Forbes both struck in the final 10 minutes to ensure Lennon was on the receiving end of boos from the furious home supporters at the final whistle. Continue full article

Source: TheGuardian