Hamilton 5-1 Ross County

Scottish Football League

Hamilton romped to victory against 10-man Ross County at New Douglas Park.

Mark McLaughlin's opener was added to by Ali Crawford's volley as the home side took command.

County's Jonathan Flynn was dismissed for a professional foul on Matthew Paterson and James Chambers converted the resulting penalty on 42 minutes.

Paterson and Grant Anderson added more goals for Hamilton either side of a 77th-minute Kurtis Byrne volley for Ross County.

Hamilton: Cerny, McAlister, Canning, McLaughlin, Hendrie, Imrie (Lyle 79), Crawford, Mensing, Gillespie (Anderson 70), Chambers (Hopkirk 62), Paterson. Subs Not Used: Hutton, Kilday.

Booked: Imrie, McLaughlin.

Goals: McLaughlin 23, Crawford 39, Chambers 42 pen, Paterson 57, Anderson 90.

Ross County: Fraser, Miller, Flynn, Munro, Morrison, Gardyne (Boyd 44), Kettlewell, Brittain, Quinn (Corcoran 74), McMenamin (Byrne 65), Craig. Subs Not Used: Malin, Lawson.

Sent Off: Flynn (41). Booked: Quinn, Brittain.

Goals: Byrne 77.

Att: 1,744

Ref: Calum Murray