Hearts fight back and sink Aberdeen as battle for third spot heats up

20 May 2023 14:02
Ginnelly and Shankland strike after Pollock opener for DonsJambos pull within two points of rivals in third-place battleLawrence Shankland scored a second-half winner as Hearts defeated Aberdeen 2-1 at Tynecastle to crank up the heat on their opponents in the battle for third in the Premiership.The Dons arrived boasting a five-point lead over the Jambos and they looked on course to kill off their hosts’ hopes of catching them when Mattie Pollock headed the opening goal just after the half hour. But a stunning equaliser from Josh Ginnelly and Shankland’s 27th goal of the season turned the game in their favour as they closed the gap to two points with two matches remaining in the fight for automatic European group-stage qualification next term.This roundup will be updated with Saturday’s later matches Continue reading......read full article

Source: TheGuardian