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Steve Clarke continues good start with win over Hearts

first_imgSteve Clarke has continued his good start as Kilmarnock manager with a 2-1 victory over Hearts at Murrayfield.A late winner by substitute Adam Frizzell gave the Rugby Park side all three points after Isma Goncalves ruled out Kris Boyd’s 31st minute opener with an equaliser on 75 minutes.The game in Edinburgh was Killie’s fifth since they appointed Clarke as manager at the start of October.The former Chelsea and Liverpool man was in the stands to see a 2-0 victory over Partick Thistle on the day of his appointment. Since taking his place in the dugout they recorded two credible draws in Glasgow against Rangers and then against Celtic. In midweek he tasted his first, and so far only defeat in a 3-0 loss to Hibernian.Sunday’s victory over Craig Levein’s Hearts moves Kilmarnock ahead of Partick Thistle in the table into tenth and out of the relegation zone.The defeat means Hearts stay in sixth place ahead of St Johnstone on goal difference.last_img

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