By Peter ORourke
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Celtic moved 13 points clear at the top of the SPL with a dramatic 2-1 win over Hearts.
Celtic moved 13 points clear at the top of The SPL with a dramatic 2-1 win over Hearts.
Gordon Strachan's men came from a goal down to win the game with two late strikes.
Hearts looked to be on their way to all three points after Andrius Velicka fired them in front on 72 minutes.
Celtic levelled matters four minutes from time when substitute Jiri Jarosik headed the ball home from a corner.
The home side grabbed the winner when Hearts goalkeeper Craig Gordon pushed Stephen McManus' shot into his own net.
Falkirk piled the misery on managerless Dunfermline with a 3-0 win at East End Park thanks to a hat-trick from Anthony Stokes.
Stokes, who is on loan from Arsenal, opened the scoring in the very first minute and he doubled the lead just before the hour mark.
The young Irishman completed his hat-trick ten minutes from time to celebrate winning the Young Player of the Month award for October in style.
John Collins was denied a win in his first game in charge of Hibernian as Kilmarnock left Easter Road with a 2-2 draw.
Killie were gifted the lead when Shelton Martis put through his own net four minutes after the break.
Hibs hit back and drew level four minutes later through Michael Stewart and they went in front on 57 minutes with Steven Fletcher finding the net.
Killie denied Collins a dream start when Steve Naismith notched an equaliser on 68 minutes to send Jim Jefferies' side into fourth spot.
Motherwell missed the chance to climb up the table after being held to a goalless draw at home to St Mirren.
John Sutton had the best chance to win the game for St Mirren, but he missed from the penalty spot.