Date: 10th April 2016 at 12:16pm
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Hearts’ Scottish Premiership season continued with a win against Aberdeen at Tynecastle on Friday.

Recovering from conceding an early goal Hearts, with the squad fully fit following a virus in the squad, went on to beat Aberdeen two-one.

A fatal blow to the Dons’ title battle with Celtic!

It couldn’t have been a better start for Aberdeen, or a worse start for Hearts, with Graeme Shinnie putting in a cross for Welsh international Simon Church who did the rest with just four-minutes played.

Niall McGinn, Shay Logan and Craig Storie, as Aberdeen put on the pressure, could have all added second goals before Hearts started to press. Blazej Augustyn saw Scott Brown save to keep him out with the ‘keeper also turning away an Alim Ozturk effort.

With Ozturk, again denied by Brown, as he saved his effort but this was followed up by Juanma with the Spaniard levelling it up just past the half hour mark, which is how the first half ended.

The second half started with Hearts putting the pressure on with Igor Rossi’s effort hitting the post before Jamie Walker set up the second for Juanma, on the hour, that did have the Jambos ahead with what proved to be the winner too.

Walker might have made absolutely sure of the points with McGinn looking to level it up as Aberdeen put on the pressure late on but Hearts weren’t being denied as we recovered from recent defeats.

These were the other results.

Friday 8th April 2016
Hearts 2-1 Aberdeen

Saturday 9th April 2016
Motherwell 1-2 Celtic
Dundee Utd 0-2 Inverness CT
Hamilton 2-1 Dundee
Kilmarnock 3-0 St Johnstone
Ross County 1-0 Partick Thistle

Aberdeen (two-one) slipping up on Friday at Hearts, in a game the Dons couldn’t afford not to win, all but handed the title to Celtic after this battle had been back on with the Champions only drawing a game in hand prior to this.

The Celtic (two-one) win at Motherwell on Saturday should have ended the Premiership title race for another season!

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