By Adam Marshall
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
SPL leaders Celtic slipped to a shock defeat against bottom side Dunfermline.
SPL leaders Celtic slipped to a shock defeat against bottom side Dunfermline at Parkhead.
Greg Ross scored the only goal of the game after 17 minutes by converting a headed pass by Andy Tod.
Gordon Strachan's charges failed to break down a well organised defence with Chris Sutton clipping a post and Stephen McManus unlucky not to win a penalty when brought down by Scott Wilson inside the area.
It was Celtic's first home defeat of the season and ended a run of seven straight defeats for Dunfermline.
Hearts closed the gap at the top to one point by securing a 1-1 draw at Motherwell.
Brian McLean put 'Well ahead only for Paul Hartley to calmly convert a last minute penalty to earn Graham Rix's side a draw. McLean had turned from hero to villain by bringing down Andy Webster inside the box.
Aberdeen won 2-1 at Falkirk with a Craig Ireland own goal and a strike from Russell Anderson. Daniel McBreen pulled one back with seven minutes remaining.
Inverness Caledonian Thistle and Dundee United shared the spoils after a 1-1 draw. Ross Tokely cancelled out Lee Miller's early penalty.
Kilmarnock were convincing 3-0 victors at Livingston with Kris Boyd netting twice and Steven Naismith also on the scoresheet.
Click below for match summaries:
Celtic 0-1 Dunfermline Athletic
Falkirk 1-2 Aberdeen
Inverness Caledonian Thistle 1-1 Dundee United
Livingston 0-3 Kilmarnock
Motherwell 1-1 Hearts