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Saturday 18th September 2021

Saturday review

Round-up of today's games in the cinch SPFL...

St Johnstone were the only winners in the cinch Premiership on Saturday, with Stevie May scoring late on to secure a 1-0 victory at Aberdeen. Hibernian moved to the top of the table on goal difference despite being held to a 2-2 draw by St Mirren at Easter Road and it was also 2-2 between Ross County and Heart of Midlothian in Dingwall. There are three games on Sunday, starting with the Dundee derby, live on Sky Sports at 12 noon. Livingston host Celtic and Rangers face Motherwell in the 3.00pm kick-offs.

It was a bad day for the home teams in the cinch Championship, although bottom club Dunfermline Athletic picked up a point in a 0-0 draw with leaders Inverness CT. Kilmarnock closed the gap at the top to a single point by beating Partick Thistle 2-0 at Firhill and it was also 2-0 for third-placed Arbroath away to Queen of the South. Ayr United defeated Hamilton Accies 2-0 at New Douglas Park and Raith Rovers were 1-0 winners against Morton at Cappielow.

Dumbarton moved level on points with cinch League 1 leaders Queen's Park thanks to a 2-1 win at Falkirk, who are sitting seventh but are only three points off the top. Queen's Park drew 2-2 with Clyde at Broadwood and Cove Rangers are third following their 1-0 win at Peterhead. Alloa Athletic earned a 2-0 victory away to Montrose and Airdrieonians beat bottom club East Fife 3-0 at the Penny Cars Stadium.

Kelty Hearts are two points clear in cinch League 2 after Nathan Austin hit a hat-trick in a 3-0 win at Albion Rovers while closest challengers Annan Athletic triumphed 2-0 at Elgin City. Stranraer beat Stenhousemuir 2-0 at Stair Park, with the Warriors now bottom of the table after Cowdenbeath's 1-1 draw with Forfar Athletic at Central Park. Edinburgh City and Stirling Albion drew 2-2 at Ainslie Park on Friday.