Pittodrie glory for Ainsworth

Lionel Ainsworth scored the only goal as Motherwell rode their luck to beat Aberdeen 1-0 and move second in the Scottish Premiership table.

Last Updated: 26/12/13 at 19:56 Post Comment

Lionel Ainsworth celebrates after scoring the goal which took Motherwell second

Lionel Ainsworth celebrates after scoring the goal which took Motherwell second

Bet £10 Get £30

Daily Offers And Promotions. Join Now & Bet £10 and Get a £30 Free Bet

The decisive moment arrived four minutes into the second half when the visitors broke quickly with Henri Anier providing the assist for Ainsworth who found the back of the net with a strike into the bottom right-hand corner.

The goal had come against the run of play and, as Aberdeen chased an equaliser, Joe Shaughnessy struck the right-hand post with a left-foot volley from outside the box.

Peter Pawlett went close with an 89th minute header and, with 93 minutes on the clock, Neil McGinn struck a free-kick that flew wide of the right post and into the side-netting.

In a goalless first half, Aberdeen dominated possession and also created the majority of the chances.

McGinn went close twice, while Jonathan Hayes and Pawlett flashed headers narrowly wide during the opening 45 minutes.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

More Match Results

Saturday, 23 August 2014
15:00
Dundee Utd 2-1 Ross Co  
Kilmarnock 2-0 Motherwell  
Partick 1-2 Hamilton  
St J'stone 1-0 Aberdeen  
St Mirren 0-1 Dundee  
12:30
Inverness 1-0 Celtic Report
Saturday, 16 August 2014
15:00
Dundee 1-1 Partick Report
Hamilton 1-0 St J'stone Report
Motherwell 0-2 Inverness Report
Ross Co 1-2 Kilmarnock Report

Scottish Premiership

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Inverness 4 5 10
2 Hamilton 4 2 9
3 Dundee Utd 4 0 9
4 Kilmarnock 4 1 7
5 Celtic 3 7 6
6 Dundee 4 1 6
7 St J'stone 4 -2 6
8 Partick 3 3 4
9 Aberdeen 3 -2 3
10 Motherwell 4 -4 3
11 St Mirren 3 -4 0
12 Ross Co 4 -7 0

Updated Sat, 23 Aug 2014

Footer 365

Transfer report: Manchester United close on Real Madrid and Argentina winger Angel di Maria

Manchester United are set to sign Real Madrid winger Angel di Maria, according to Sky Sports' Spanish football expert Guillem Balague.

Sky Bet League 2: Morecambe top after beating Cambridge as Burton are held at Newport

Morecambe are top of the Sky Bet League Two table after claiming a fourth straight win at Cambridge, but Burton were held at Newport.

Premier League: Late goals rescue 2-2 draw for Arsenal at Everton

Arsenal scored two late goals as they came from behind in a gripping encounter at Goodison Park to hold Everton to a 2-2 draw.

Mail Box

More Fan Mail For Football365...

'Just p*ss off with your righteous indignation will you. W*nkers.' There's a lot of anger going around for what should have been a sleepy Friday afternoon at F365 Towers...

Man United: One Game To Save Season

They have one match to convince decent players that they are worth joining - over to you, Louis. We also have mails on Malky Mackay, Mario Balotelli and Tim...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property