Jack goal beats St Johnstone

Aberdeen continue to lead the pack chasing second spot in the Scottish Premiership with a 1-0 victory over St Johnstone.

Last Updated: 05/03/14 at 17:13 Post Comment

Ryan Jack: Scores the only goal of the game as Aberdeen beat St Johnstone

Ryan Jack: Scores the only goal of the game as Aberdeen beat St Johnstone

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

A match of few chances at Pittodrie was settled with an early goal from Ryan Jack, although Saints were unfortunate not to earn a share of the spoils.

The Dons struck after just eight minutes when midfielder Jack unleashed a low drive from 25 yards past Alan Mannus.

Adam Rooney then tested Mannus with a shot from outside the penalty area and two minutes later Jamie Langfield was tested by David Wotherspoon, but the Aberdeen keeper easily saved.

Saints came close to an equaliser nine minutes before the break when Stevie May kept the ball in play and set up Michael O'Halloran, but he shot narrowly wide.

O'Halloran came even closer to a goal on 66 minutes when he burst away from Alan Tate and smacked a shot off the inside of the post.

St Johnstone's frustrating afternoon was completed when substitute Steven MacLean was sent off for two mistimed challenges on Barry Robson and Nicky Low.

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, 25 October 2014
15:00
Dundee 2-0 Hamilton  
Inverness 1-0 Dundee U  
Partick 0-0 St J'stone  
St Mirren 2-2 Ross Co  
Friday, 24 October 2014
19:45
Aberdeen 1-0 Motherwell Report
Saturday, 18 October 2014
15:00
Dundee U 1-0 Partick Report
Motherwell 1-3 Dundee Report
St J'stone 1-2 Kilmarnck Report
St Mirren 0-1 Inverness Report
12:45
Ross Co 0-5 Celtic Report

Scottish Premiership

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Hamilton 11 12 23
2 Inverness 11 7 23
3 Dundee U 11 6 22
4 Kilmarnck 10 6 20
5 Aberdeen 11 2 19
6 Celtic 9 13 17
7 Dundee 11 1 16
8 Partick 10 0 11
9 St J'stone 11 -7 10
10 St Mirren 11 -8 8
11 Motherwell 11 -13 7
12 Ross Co 11 -19 5

Updated Sat, 25 Oct 2014

Footer 365

La Liga: Carlo Ancelotti praises 'professional' Real Madrid after 3-1 Barcelona win

Carlo Ancelotti praised Real Madrid's "unique professionalism" after they came from a goal down to beat Barcelona.

Premier League: Mauricio Pochettino says Alan Pardew deserves more respect

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino admits it is tough not to feel sorry for Newcastle counterpart Alan Pardew.

La Liga: Luis Enrique stands by Luis Suarez selection after Barcelona defeat

Luis Enrique defended his decision to start Luis Suarez against Real Madrid after his team slumped to a 3-1 defeat.

Mail Box

'Goals Like That Can Make You Pregnant'

Those being sniffy about Erik Lamela's rabona are given short shrift in the afternoon mailbox, where criticism of Brendan Rodgers is smashed out of the park...

Does David De Gea Need Competition?

It would certainly be a good idea to give Victor Valdes a contract, while we have more mails on Brendan Rodgers, Arsene Wenger, the rabona and mailbox gripes...

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