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Wednesday 29th August 2018

Reserve League

Reserve round-up

Hibs and Rangers share the early lead at the top of the table while Hamilton Accies beat Celtic

Four clubs have maximum points after two rounds of fixtures in the SPFL Reserve League.

A first-minute goal from Lewis Allan sent Hibernian on their way to a 3-1 victory over Morton at Cappielow and they share the early lead with Rangers, who thumped St Mirren 5-1 at the Hummel Training Centre, helped by doubles from Andrew Dallas and Umar Sadiq. 

Connor McLennan and Bruce Anderson were among the scorers as Aberdeen saw off Falkirk 4-0 at Glebe Park and Dundee are the other team with a 100% record following their 3-2 victory over Hearts at Oriam - Cedwyn Scott bagged a double for the Dark Blues.

First-half goals from Ross Cunningham and Ryan Tierney helped Hamilton Accies beat Celtic 3-0 at the Hope CBD Stadium while Russell Dingwall and Dylan Dykes were on the scoresheet for Ross County in a 4-1 win away to Partick Thistle. 

Three goals in the first half at McDiarmid Park gave St Johnstone a 3-0 win against Queen of the South, with Chris Kane among the scorers for the Perth side.

It finished 1-1 between Dundee United and Kilmarnock at St Andrews University and it was also 1-1 between Dunfermline Athletic and Motherwell at Kelty's New Central Park.

SPFL Reserve League 2 kicked off this week, with Stirling Albion notching up a 5-0 home win over Raith Rovers and Queen's Park earning a 3-0 victory at East Kilbride. Ayr United defeated Livingston 2-1 at Somerset Park and Albion Rovers were 4-3 winners away to Berwick Rangers.