Rangers remain top despite 2-2 draw against Aberdeen; Celtic go second after 3-1 victory at Hibs; Hearts remain unbeaten after St Johnstone draw; Ross County thrash Dundee; St Mirren earn a point at Motherwell; 10-man Livingston hold Dundee United
Thursday 28 October 2021 06:12, UK
There are no prizes for guessing the dominant side in the WhoScored.com Scottish Premiership team of the midweek matches.
Ross County put in a five-star showing at Dundee and have four players make the XI as they picked up their first win of the season.
League leaders Rangers also feature in the XI after battling back to earn a draw against Aberdeen at Ibrox.
Celtic are just two points behind the champions and have three players in the side after a 3-1 win at Hibernian.
Here, WhoScored.com take a look at the five best performing players from the XI from Wednesday's action...
Ross County were imperious at Dens Park, ruthlessly dispatching Dundee 5-0. Alex Iacovitti put in an assured display at the heart of the visitors' defence, earning a WhoScored.com rating of 8.28 in the process.
The 24-year-old provided the assist for Harry Clarke's opener after just 18 minutes, his first of the season, that coming from his only key pass.
Off the ball, Iacovitti was solid, making eight clearances, four interceptions and winning seven aerial duels to cap a solid shift.
Tony Watt moved level with Hibs star Martin Doyle on seven goals in the race for the golden boot as he bagged a double in Motherwell's 2-2 draw with St. Mirren.
Watt found the back of the net from two of three shots early in the second half and while Motherwell were unable to hold out for all three points on Wednesday, it won't have dampened another impressive display from the 27-year-old, who came away from the stalemate with a WhoScored.com rating of 8.46.
Celtic closed the gap to rivals Rangers as they earned their fourth successive league win, securing all the spoils in a 3-1 victory at Hibs. The Bhoys made a flying start to the clash, racing into a 2-0 lead with just 14 minutes on the clock courtesy of goals from Anthony Ralston and Cameron Carter-Vickers, the latter one of three Celtic players in the best XI.
David Turnbull provided the assists for both goals, those coming from five key passes in total. Turnbull was solid off the ball, too, making three interceptions, one tackle and one clearance to contribute towards his inclusion with a WhoScored.com rating of 9.05.
Like Tony Watt, Eamonn Brophy also netted twice at Fir Park as Motherwell were held 2-2 by St. Mirren. Brophy's second half two-goal salvo rescued a point for the Buddies as the 25-year-old found a way past Liam Kelly with two of seven shots.
The St. Mirren hitman was unfortunate not to add an assist having made two key passes at Motherwell, while an additional two successful dribbles sees the Scot feature on the frontline with a WhoScored.com rating of 9.10.
Topping the leaderboard this gameweek is Rangers right-back James Tavernier. The defending champions were made to work hard for their point in an entertaining 2-2 draw with Aberdeen having gone 2-0 down inside the opening 16 minutes.
Tavernier played a key role in the Rangers revival, following up his assist for Alfredo Morelos' fourth league goal of the season with the equaliser from the spot 10 minutes from time.
Those came from respective returns of six key passes and one shot. In addition, Tavernier made eight tackles - no player has made more in a Scottish Premiership match this season - as he shone to earn a WhoScored.com rating of 9.36.