Georgios Giakoumakis’ first Celtic target in a really long time at first beginning aided the Hoops to a pleasant 2-0 Premiership persuade St Johnstone at Parkhead.
In the 35th snapshot of his fourth appearance since checking from Dutch side VVV-Venlo in August, for an uncovered cost of £2.5m, the Greece striker undeniably changed over an Anthony Ralston cross from short vicinity. Celtic kept on pushing in the resulting half and returning full-back Josip Juranovic added a second from the discipline spot with 10 minutes remaining as Ange Postecoglou’s side loosened up their victorious hurry to four games in all contentions.
Hearts went top of the Premiership anyway it was the Dundee fans who were celebrating at Tynecastle after Jason Cummings headed a late equalizer. John Souttar curved home an imperative 20-yard work to put Hearts ahead at half-time yet they couldn’t really develop their lead, regardless of the way that they hit the packaging of the goal momentarily time after the range. The hosts kept Leigh Griffiths quiet anyway it was another past Hibernian striker that did the mischief in the 1-1 draw in the 83rd second. Cummings, a past Hearts youth player, looked home from short closeness resulting to meeting Cammy Kerr’s long throw and the visitors held tight.
Hearts went top on target differentiation anyway Rangers by and by get the chance to go three concentrates clear when they play St Mirren in Paisley on Sunday.
Dundee United made it three Premiership wins in progression with a restricted 2-1 victory over Motherwell at Tannadice. The home side opened the scoring in the underlying half through defend Ryan Edwards, with Motherwell adjusting after the break in view of a Tony Watt discipline. Regardless, United got every one of the three concentrations as Charlie Mulgrew scored what wound up being the victorious goal.
The result leaves United in third spot in the table yet on comparative proportion of centers as both affiliation pioneers Hearts and Rangers in second. The game got going late at 3.15 after the Motherwell bunch transport was deferred due to a car accident.