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Hearts beat Ross County, United draw at Killie and Hibs win in Perth

The Scottish Premiership season kicked off on Saturday.

Hearts beat Ross County, ten man United draw at Killie and Hibs win in Perth SNS Group
Forrest: Scored opener as Hearts beat Ross County.

Hearts have started their Premiership season with a win over Ross County thanks to goals from Alan Forrest and Barrie McKay.

Robbie Neilson’s men took the three points with a 2-1 victory at Tynecastle in the first Saturday of the season.

A late goal from Jordan White proved to be a consolation for Malky MacKay’s men.

Hearts’ Edinburgh rivals Hibernian beat St Johnstone 1-0 in Perth thanks to a late goal from Rocky Bushiri in the last minute of the game.

New captain David Marshall kept a clean sheet against Callum Davidson’s men who had Murray Davidson sent off just before the hour mark.

Meanwhile ten man Dundee United drew 1-1 with Kilmarnock at Rugby Park.

The visitors were ahead until late in the game thanks to a first half strike from Dylan Levitt.

United played the last 20 minutes a man down after Ian Harkes was shown a red card as the newly promoted hosts chased the game.

Ash Taylor scored the equaliser in injury time to steal a point for Derek McInnes.

In the early kick-off Rangers came back from a goal down to beat Livingston in West Lothian.

St Mirren will host Motherwell on Sunday before Aberdeen travel to Parkhead to take on the champions at Celtic Park.