Scottish Premiership roundup: Celtic win late

Anthony Stokes of Celtic celebrates scoring his second goal of the day with manager Neil Lennon during the Scottish Premier League game between Celtic and Ross County on August 3, 2013
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Anthony Stokes helps Celtic win against Dundee United, while Inverness Caledonian Thistle remain at the top of Scottish Premiership.

For the third time in a week, Celtic scored in the dying minutes to secure a 1-0 victory over Dundee United at Tannadice.

Anthony Stokes earned the three points for the Hoops with an 86th-minute free kick, as they continue their unbeaten start to the Scottish Premiership.

Inverness Caledonian Thistle maintained their impressive run by beating Hearts 2-0 thanks to a Billy Mckay double, meaning that they are three points clear at the top of the league table.

Goals from Kallum Higginbotham and Ross Forbes in the last 10 minutes snatched three points for Partick Thistle against St Mirren.

The result sees Thistle jump to third in the league, while the Love Street outfit are second from bottom in the table without a win.

Hibernian are still without a home league win this campaign as they played out a goalless draw against Ross County.

St Johnstone were able to take a point from Pittodrie after drawing 0-0 with Aberdeen.

Results in full: Dundee Utd 0-1 Celtic, Aberdeen 0-0 St Johnstone, Hibernian 0-0 Ross County, Inverness CT 2-0 Hearts, St Mirren 1-2 Partick Thistle

Celtic's Adam Matthews in action on September 19, 2012
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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Celtic33007169
2St Johnstone33007259
3Aberdeen33006249
4Hamilton AcademicalHamilton32016336
5Hibernian32017616
6RangersRangers31114404
7Hearts311124-24
8Motherwell310246-23
9Ross County310235-23
10Kilmarnock300315-40
11Partick Thistle300315-40
12Dundee300327-50
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