Scottish roundup: Louis Moult scores as Motherwell thrash Cove Rangers

09 January 2016 22:41
• Blair Spittal earns Dundee United Cup win• Craig Slater scores as Killie progressMotherwell eased their way into the fifth round of the Scottish Cup with a 5-0 thrashing of Highland League team Cove Rangers at Fir Park. Striker Louis Moult started the scoring in the first minute with a close-range header and further goals from the striker Scott McDonald, the winger Marvin Johnson and the midfielder Stephen Pearson had the home side 4-0 up by the interval. Pearson scored his second goal just after the hour mark, with a driven shot, but the visitors worked hard to prevent further damage against the Premiership outfit.Despite being without a win in nine Scottish Premiership games, Dundee United managed to avoid a Cup shock by beating Airdrieonians 1-0 with a Blair Spittal free-kick at the Excelsior Stadium. Continue full article

Source: TheGuardian