20 Feb 2011

Hearts keep Scottish title race honest

8:50 am on 20 February 2011

Hearts kept the pressure on the Old Firm with a 2-1 win over visitors Dundee United in their Scottish Premier League football clash in Edinburgh.

Hearts are just two points behind second-placed Rangers, who face off with the league leaders Celtic at Celtic Park overnight.

Celtic lead the standings with 61 points, Rangers have 56 and Hearts 54.

In the day's other games, Aberdeen thrashed Kilmarnock 5-0, Inverness Caledonian Thistle edged St. Johnstone 2-0 and Motherwell scraped past bottom-placed Hamilton Academical 1-0.