Aberdeen captain Joe Lewis made a late penalty save – having given away the spot kick – as Aberdeen beat St Mirren 2-1 to remain third in the Ladbrokes Premiership.
Scott McKenna has leapt to Derek McInnes’ defence following the backlash against the Aberdeen boss for admitting his side do not match up to Rangers.
Aberdeen hope Craig Bryson will have recovered from Murray Davidson’s horror tackle in time to face St Mirren on Saturday.
Sheffield United’s seven-match unbeaten run in the Premier League came to a shuddering halt as Newcastle benefited from one of the season’s more bizarre VAR decisions to win 2-0 at Bramall Lane.
Arsenal started life after Unai Emery with a 2-2 draw at Norwich which saw their winless run extend to eight games in all competitions.
Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno conceded his side were lucky to earn a draw away to Norwich on Sunday.
Livingston have a fitness doubt over Scott Tiffoney (hamstring) for their Ladbrokes Premiership encounter with Hamilton.
Tranmere are hopeful Rushian Hepburn-Murphy will make a swift recovery for the visit of Accrington.
St Mirren are set to go into Saturday’s trip to Hamilton with only one recognised centre-back after Gary MacKenzie picked up a hamstring injury against Motherwell.
St Mirren defender Sean McLoughlin believes the Ladbrokes Premiership is the ideal place for developing players to gain experience on loan.