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  1. Premiership final scores
  2. Dundee 1-2 Hearts (Hemmings) (Juanma 2, one pen)
  3. Motherwell 0-2 Dundee United (Laing og, Murray)
  4. Ross County 2-0 Hamilton (Curran 2)
  5. St Johnstone 1-1 Inverness CT (Cummins) (Christie)
  6. Four games in Championship

Live Reporting

By Keir Murray

All times stated are UK

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And so ends another live text. Our online team are preparing some post-match pieces for the website just now. Look out for those and please join us again on Sunday when we'll have live coverage of Partick Thistle's match against Celtic (kick-off 12:30 BST) and Aberdeen's home league game against Kilmarnock (15:00 BST). Thanks for your company this afternoon.

St Johnstone 1-1 Inverness CT

St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright

"The second half was much better and I think it was a deserved equaliser. You want that first win and if you can't get a win you want a point. It's a good point against a good side. I know how we're going to shape up for the season. We're being punished for wee individual errors at the moment."

Motherwell 0-2 Dundee United

Dundee United manager Jackie McNamara

"It's a fantastic three points. Motherwell are much improved. In the first 20 minutes they cost us a lot of problems. It took us time to get into the game. Both goalkeepers had some fantastic saves. I'm delighted the way we finished the game off. Charlie Telfer got in a few positions. They are trying, they are doing the right things."

Dumbarton 2-1 Hibernian

Hibernian manager Alan Stubbs

"We've been poor for two set pieces and that's what's cost us in the end. We had a few chances but we haven't put them away. We should be doing better defending free kicks. We go again next week. It's not the way we wanted to start. They are under no illusions how unacceptable that is."

Ross County 2-0 Hamilton

Hamilton manager Martin Canning

"It's such small margins. We missed the penalty and they go up the park and score a soft goal, from our point of view. We always try to get the ball down and try to pass it. And they got a goal on the stroke of half-time that gave us a mountain to climb. We've got a bit of scope to bring players in. A lot of what we are doing is right; it's just if someone is there and I think they can improve us."

Ross County 2-0 Hamilton

Ross County manager Jim McIntyre

"We weren't at our best today at all and we've got Scott Fox to thank for keeping us in the game. Hamilton started very well and we struggled. It was a great save for the penalty and we went up and scored against the run of play. The grit, determination and character was there for all to see. It wasn't a pretty performance but we did the ugly side of the game well today. It's about getting points on the board as early as possible. We saw last season how the nervousness can build up wondering when that first win is going to come so it's great to get it here in front of our fans, who were fantastic today. They will know we can play better. When you bring in 12 new players it's going to take time. I'm delighted to get the three points."

Pundit Craig Paterson looks ahead to Celtic's trip to Firhill

"I think I read that it was 1995 the last time Thistle beat Celtic. It will be a brave man who is rushing to the bookie's to put a bet on Thistle."

Craig's right, you know. The Jags last beat Celtic on 2 May 1995. It was 3-1. Since then, Celtic have won 18 and drawn one of the matches between the teams.

St Johnstone 1-1 Inverness CT

Inverness manager John Hughes

"I've no complaints about the effort - I'm so, so proud of them. We can build on that. Some of them have got to get up to speed in terms of fitness. I'm just finding that vibe in the dressing room that we had last year. We had the kids on the bench. Ryan Christie will play for Scotland. He's quite happy at Inverness and he's learning his trade. Like Scott Arfield, he went down to England, but after 100 games. Christie's a kid. He'll get stronger when he gets older."

So Hearts, last year's runaway winners in the Championship, sit atop the Premiership, with two wins out of two.

Dundee manager Paul Hartley

"We've got to be ruthless in front of goal. They changed it at half-time and got in our faces. We just didn't pass it and move the ball quickly enough. We didn't stop enough crosses coming into the box. I was pleased for 45 minutes but for the other 45 I wasn't pleased."

BBC Scotland football pundit Willie Miller on Robbie Neilson

"I think he possibly got it wrong, the shape. They were sluggish, their two centre-backs were poor. But what a change in the second half. It was a tactical change by Neilson, a change of shape. Juanma's second goal was superb. That type of skill wins games. From the start of the second half Hearts dominated and Dundee had no answer."

Hearts head coach Robbie Neilson

"Dundee pressed us hard. They dominated the first half. Our shape changed in the second half. It's another three points and we move on to the game against Motherwell. I was expecting them to play three up front, but Rory Loy got an injury during the week. They changed their shape but it didn't quite work out. In the first half Dundee were hungrier. Dens Park is a difficult place to come. They are a very good team. It's a great result."

What a result that is for Dunfermline, winning 6-1 at Brechin, with Josh Falkingham scoring the final goal for the Pars in the final minute.



Dumbarton 2-1 Hibernian

Morton 1-1 Falkirk

Queen of South 3-1 Alloa

Raith Rovers 3-0 Livingston


Airdrieonians 0-1 Forfar

Albion 3-0 Ayr

Brechin 1-6 Dunfermline

Cowdenbeath 1-2 Stranraer

Peterhead 2-2 Stenhousemuir


Arbroath 0-3 Elgin

Berwick 2-1 Montrose

East Stirling 1-0 East Fife

Queen's Park 0-1 Annan Athletic

Stirling 0-1 Clyde


Motherwell 0-2 Dundee United

An own goal by Louis Laing put Motherwell in trouble and they were made to suffer further punishment when their goalkeeper Connor Ripley moved up for a corner and though he chased back he could not stop Simon Murray adding United's last-gasp second.


Dundee 1-2 Hearts


Motherwell 0-2 Dundee United (Murray)

Disaster for Motherwell as they chase the equaliser. Connor Ripley goes up for the corner but United break and Simon Murray scores past the despairing goalkeeper who made it back just in time to see the ball fly by him.


Ross County 2-0 Hamilton

Craig Curran's double sees County seal the points as Hamilton rue that early Ali Crawford missed penalty.


St Johnstone 1-1 Inverness CT

It's a sickener for Inverness as that late Graham Cummins header earns the home team a point.


Morton 1-1 Falkirk

Morton salvage a point at home in their Championship opener having unfurled the League One flag prior to kick-off.


St Johnstone 1-1 Inverness CT (Cummins)

Substitute Graham Cummins heads St Johnstone level. Has he salvaged a point for the home side?

Lacking oomph

Dundee 1-2 Hearts

Gavin Reilly and Sam Nicholson combine against an exposed Dundee defence but the latter's shot from 18 yards is powderpuff.


Motherwell 0-1 Dundee United (Laing og)

Motherwell defender Louis Laing slashes at a cross from United's Paul Dixon and he and his helpless goalkeeper Connor Ripley look on in horror as the ball ends up in the net.

Motherwell 0-0 Dundee United

Much to the crowd's delight, David Clarkson is introduced to the Motherwell attack as they search for the breakthrough at Fir Park.

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Scott, Glasgow: "As a St Johnstone fan it grieves me to say it but they could be relegation fodder this season. Ageing centre halves, no decent striker and mediocre 'playmakers'."

Morton 1-1 Falkirk

Chick Young at Cappielow, aghast at a Falkirk miss

BBC Sport

"How on earth did he miss that?! It was John Baird! He was a yard from goal. I can't believe I saw that! It was the equivalent of falling out a plane and missing the earth."

Hibernian have 18 minutes to pull themselves level away to Dumbarton in the Championship. They trail 2-1.

Motherwell 0-0 Dundee United

A crowd of 4,589 is hoping there's a goal at Fir Park, though not everyone wants it at the same end of the ground.

Motherwell 0-0 Dundee United

Luis Zwick makes a good save as a corner is swung in, Louis Moult rises at the back post and sees his header tipped over the bar by the German.

Ross County 2-0 Hamilton

Ross County have had to make a change to their goalie, with the injured Scott Fox replaced by Daniel Bachmann.

St Johnstone 0-1 Inverness CT

Inverness remain the most likely side to score at McDiarmid Park. Dani Lopez and Ryan Christie have been off target with second-half efforts and the Highlanders will not want to go into the closing stages only a goal up having had so much of the play.

BBC Scotland football pundit Willie Miller

"Hearts are now in the ascendancy and they will be looking to make things more difficult for Dundee."

Motherwell 0-0 Dundee United

There's a yellow card for Motherwell's Jack Leitch as he slides in and gets nowhere near the ball. Well boss Ian Baraclough sends on Louis Moult for Wes Fletcher for the last half hour.

Ross County 2-0 Hamilton

Martin Dowden

BBC Scotland

Still @RCFCStaggies 2 @acciesfc 0 - McKinnon going close for Accies but County looking fairly comfortable and more menacing where it counts.


Dundee 1-2 Hearts (Juanma)

It's two goals for Juanma as the Hearts striker slaloms his way into the penalty box from the left, leaving a trail of defenders behind him, and tucks away a lovely finish.

A Ton of relief

Morton are back on level terms against Falkirk in the Championship, Peter MacDonald knocking in a near-post header to make it 1-1.


Dundee 1-1 Hearts (Juanma pen)

Juanma levels from the spot for Hearts, sending Dundee goalie Scott Bain the wrong way, in the coolest of fashions.


Dundee 1-0 Hearts

Hearts win a penalty thanks to hand ball by Dark Blues defender James McPake.

A tactical switch for Hearts as striker Osman Sow makes way for last weekend's match-winner Sam Nicholson. Head coach Robbie Neilson has also pushed new signing Juwon Oshaniwa into a midfield role.

As things stand, Dundee alone sit on six points at the summit of the Scottish Premiership. Celtic, who are at Firhill tomorrow to play Partick Thistle, and Aberdeen, who host Kilmarnock, can join them on maximum points if they win their matches in hand.