By Alex Livie
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Aberdeen moved to within a point of Rangers with a 2-1 home win over Motherwell.Aberdeen moved to within a point of second placed Rangers with a 2-1 home win over Motherwell.
The Dons have been in fine form of late and they showed real determination to see off Well.
The visitors had taken the lead on the half hour when Kevin McBride netted from the spot and they held the advantage to the break.
Aberdeen pressed after the break and they drew level 25 minutes from time when Derek Adams beat Gordon Marshall with a low header.
The game seemed set to end in a draw, but Scott Severin had other ideas and he broke the hearts of the visitors with an 89th-minute winner.
Dunfermline put daylight between themselves and the bottom two with a 2-1 win at Dundee.
Scott Thomson and Derek Young had The Pars cruising, but they had to survive a late rally as Iain Anderson's second half header gave Dundee hope.
Basement boys Inverness Caledonian Thistle twice came from behind to take a point from their trip to Kilmarnock.
Barry Wilson cancelled out Stephen Murray's opener, while Liam Fox did the same to Gordon Greer.