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Summary

  1. Andreu brace puts hosts in command
  2. Antoine-Curier adds late third
  3. Hamilton will end weekend as league leaders
  4. Accies stretch unbeaten run to 11 games

Live Reporting

By Andy Campbell

All times stated are UK

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Time for me to go. Good night.

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes

"We had four, five gilt-edged chances and we've got players that are normally a bit more prolific than that. Fair play to Hamilton, they've thoroughly deserved to win tonight. We lacked quality in both boxes."

Aberdeen and Hamilton will meet again in a Scottish League Cup tie at Pittodrie on 29 October.

Hamilton Academical player-manager Alex Neil

"When you beat Aberdeen 3-0, you can't really complain. The group in general were just fantastic."

Mickael Antoine-Curier made no mistake as he lashed home Hamilton's late third.

Mickael Antoine-Curier scores for Hamilton Academical against Aberdeen
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Dundee United host Partick Thistle, Dundee travel to face Motherwell, St Johnstone take on Kilmarnock in Perth and Inverness Caledonian are the visitors for St Mirren.

Please join us again tomorrow for live updates from those matches.

As well as Celtic's lunchtime encounter with County, there are four Premiership matches at 15:00 BST on Saturday.

Aberdeen remain fifth but could drop to sixth if Celtic beat Ross County tomorrow.

Hamilton double goalscorer Tony Andreu

"Good teamwork. We kept a clean sheet, scored three goals. Happy days."

The stats are impressive. Hamilton are 11 matches unbeaten, they've won 10 in all competitions this season and have only conceded five Premiership goals this term.

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David in Fochabers: "Aberdeen are missing Russell Anderson. At 36 he is still an excellent defender."

Liam: "I've not been sure about Taylor since the Dundee united game, last season Hector managed to turn it round I hope Taylor can do it too."

FULL-TIME

Hamilton Academical 3-0 Aberdeen

Hamilton Academical go four points clear at the top of the Scottish Premiership after a convincing win over Aberdeen.

GOAL

Hamilton Academical 3-0 Aberdeen (Antoine-Curier)

Mickael Antoine-Curier thumps home Ali Crawford's cross to put the seal on Hamilton's win.

Two minutes left at New Douglas Park.

GREAT SAVE!

Michael McGovern does well to keep out Lawrence Shankland's header out. Shankland tries again with a shot but the Hamilton keeper will not be beaten.

Aberdeen threaten at a free-kick but a foul by a Dons man breaks up the attack, much to the visitors' frustration.

Hamilton's Mickael Antoine-Curier has a shot blocked after racing away on the right-hand side.

Hamilton are 10 minutes away from a 10th win of the season in all competitions.

Although Hamilton are sitting proudly at the top of the Scottish Premiership, they have to work hard at bringing in fans. Click the 'Highlights' tab to

watch BBC Scotland's Brian McLauchlin speak to the club about what they are doing to attract more supporters.

Tonight's attendance is one of their best so far this season at over 4,000.

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Aberdeen have another free-kick and Niall McGinn goes higher with this attempt but it does not dip enough and sails over.

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Niall McGinn's free-kick bounces just wide of the Hamilton goal.

YELLOW CARD

Mikey Devlin takes out Peter Pawlett and the Hamilton man is booked.

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Aberdeen substitute Niall McGinn heads Willo Flood's cross across the face of goal but Adam Rooney completely misses the ball and the chance is gone.

Hamilton Academical make their first substitution with Darian MacKinnon coming on for Danny Redmond.

Ryan Jack is off balance as he sends a shot off target. It's been that kind of night for Aberdeen.

Another changed for Aberdeen Niall McGinn is on for Barry Robson. Can the Northern Ireland forward turn this match around for the Dons?

Andreu (right) has been the difference for Hamilton so far this evening.

Hamilton Academical players celebrating
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An hour gone and Hamilton are flying. So much confidence in their play and they look hungry for more goals.

That will be a huge frustration for Aberdeen, who were beginning to build momentum and pressure just before that second Hamilton goal.

GOAL

Hamilton Academical 2-0 Aberdeen (Andreu)

It's a second for Accies and a second for Tony Andreu, who sweeps the ball into the net from Danny Redmond's low cut-back. Superbly worked goal.

Mark Reynolds' header from Barry Robson's free-kick loops onto the roof of the Hamilton net.

Danny Redmond has a pop at goal from around 30 yards and Aberdeen goalkeeper Jamie Langfield palms then catches the ball on the bounce.

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Grant Campbell: "#bbcscotfootball Hamilton have been a breath of fresh air to the Premiership this year. Always thought game this would be tough for Aberdeen."

Aberdeen have made a change for this second half. Peter Pawlett has replaced Andrew Considine.

KICK-OFF

Hamilton restart the match.

Should Hamilton complete victory, they will finish the weekend as Scottish Premiership leaders.

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Stuart Morrison: "Hamilton's 'physical' approach being indulged by some generous refereeing by Clancy #bbcscotfootball"

HALF-TIME

Hamilton Academical 1-0 Aberdeen

The first half ends with Ali Crawford testing Jamie Langfield from the edge of the Aberdeen box. That's been fairly typical of the hosts' approach in the first half while the Dons have looked shaky at the back. Tony Andreu's fifth goal of the season separates the sides at the midway point.

Couple of minutes plus stoppage time until half-time. Accies deservedly in front after such a strong opening.

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Aberdeen's best attack so far. David Goodwillie crosses for strike partner Adam Rooney, who cannot get a hold of his shot, allowing Hamilton to scramble clear.