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Rangers moves into second place in Scotland with win over Aberdeen

Rangers moves into second place in Scotland with win over Aberdeen

Thomas Gravesen scored a 24th-minute goal for Celtic to beat Falkirk 1-0 in the Scottish Premier League on Saturday.
Neil Lennon earned a penalty for Celtic in second-half injury time when he was brought down by Kenny Milne _ but he was then sent off for raising his hands to the Falkirk defender.
Celtic substitute Kenny Miller hit the post with the penalty kick at Parkhead.
Rangers had goals from Nacho Novo and Libor Sionko to defeat Aberdeen 2-1 at Pittodrie stadium and move into second place.
Celtic leads with 51 points, while Rangers has 35 and Aberdeen 34.
Novo scored first in the 22nd minute when his mis-hit shot looped over Aberdeen goalkeeper Jamie Langfield. Two minutes later, Novo set up Sionko to score with a low shot from close range.
Steve Lovell pulled a goal back for Aberdeen.
Hearts beat Dundee United 1-0 on a 55th-minute penalty from Paul Hartley after defender Stuart Duff had handled the ball.
Hearts captain and goalkeeper Craig Gordon started the match on the bench, reportedly because of illness. Last week, Gordon was named captain in place of Steven Pressley, who was released after falling out with the club's Russian owner, Vladimir Romanov.
In other results, it was: Dunfermline 0, Inverness Caledonian Thistle 0; Hibernian 5, St. Mirren 1; and Kilmarnock 1, Motherwell 2.


Updated : 2021-10-19 14:18 GMT+08:00