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Scottish Premiership Wrap: Three and easy for Vernon, Ross County stay up

7 May 2014 00:03

Aberdeen bounced back from a 5-2 thrashing against Celtic to beat Dundee United 3-1 thanks to a Scott Vernon hat-trick.

Already assured of UEFA Europa League qualifying spot, Aberdeen edged four points clear of Motherwell – who have two games remaining - in the scramble to finish second in the Scottish Premiership as Vernon took centre stage at Tannadice Park.

The former Oldham Athletic and Blackpool striker netted his first in the seventh minute after firing low past Marc McCallum, but United were level 11 minutes before the break through Sean Dillon's first of the campaign.

An unstoppable Vernon header from Barry Robson's 55th-minute corner put Aberdeen back in front before the 30-year-old claimed the match ball 14 minutes from time following a defensive mistake.

Tuesday's other game saw Ross County secure Scottish Premiership safety by defeating Hibernian 1-0 at Dingwall.

Richard Brittain kept his cool to score the only goal of the game from the penalty spot just after the hour mark.

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Competition
Premiership
Date
6 May 2014
Game week
4
Kick-off
20:45
Half-time
1 - 1
Full-time
1 - 3
Venue
Tannadice Park (Dundee)
Attendance
8677

Goals

0 - 1
S. Dillon 34'  
1 - 1
1 - 2
1 - 3

Lineups

# Player Bookings
1
4
6
29
22
15 21'
8
11 66'
16
10
9 7' 55' 76'
Coach: D. McInnes

Substitutes

# Player Bookings
29
37
1
12
19
39
41
# Player Bookings
14
28
7
20
24
35
36

Monday 22 September

Sunday 21 September

23:59
23:54
23:46
23:20
23:04
22:50
22:43
22:43
22:20
22:11
21:48
21:27
21:21
21:04
20:50
20:47
20:31
20:16
20:16
20:04
19:53
19:44
19:36
19:19
19:02
18:55
18:32
18:23
18:19
17:09
16:31
16:25
15:17
14:37
13:56
13:40
13:12
13:03
12:11
11:57
11:17
10:38
08:48
07:35
04:31
04:24
04:00
03:02
02:58
02:23
02:13
01:16
01:10
00:30
00:10
00:00

Saturday 20 September

23:48
23:37
23:28
23:27
23:18
23:18
22:49
22:42
22:29
22:21
22:19
21:58
21:54
21:51
21:31
21:09
21:04
20:53
20:52
20:45
20:41
20:09
20:00
19:55
19:49
19:37
19:29
19:20
19:11
18:57
18:26
18:09
18:03
18:01
18:00
17:52
17:26
17:20
17:08
15:46
15:40
15:22
15:16
15:08
14:58
14:07
12:42
12:09
11:34
11:03
07:13
05:19
04:04
03:20
02:42
01:31

Premiership table

# Team MP D P
1 7 +6 16
2 7 +6 16
3 7 +6 14
4 6 +8 11
5 7 +0 11
6 7 -1 10
7 6 +2 9
8 7 -3 9
9 6 +2 7
10 7 -4 7
11 6 -7 3
12 7 -15 0

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