Rangers lead on the best of the Scottish Premiership has been minimize to 4 issues once they drew at Aberdeen and Celtic beat Hibernian whilst St Johnstone stay rooted to the ground after any other defeat.
The Scottish Premiership returned from its wintry weather ruin this week and it noticed Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s successful run as Rangers supervisor ended by way of Aberdeen.
Their 1-1 draw at Pittodrie, after Celtic’s win over Hibernian, manner the identify race is taking a look ever nearer.
Ange Postecoglou’s aspect have 3 gamers within the WhoScored.com Scottish Premiership staff of the week, however it is Hearts who dominate after their victory over backside aspect St Johnstone.
Livingston and Ross County gamers make up the remainder of the staff after victories moved them additional clear of the risk zone.
WhoScored.com check out the 5 highest acting gamers to make the primary highest XI of 2022…
5. Craig Gordon (Hearts) – 7.81 score
Craig Gordon stored his 8th blank sheet of the season in Hearts’ 2-0 win over St Johnstone on Tuesday night time, and he was once made to paintings for the close out on house turf. Certainly, the skilled goalkeeper made six saves at Tynecastle Park to stay the St Johnstone assault at bay and play his phase in a blank sheet victory, incomes a WhoScored.com score of seven.81 within the procedure.
4. Carl Starfelt (Celtic) – 7.99 score
The primary of 2 Celtic gamers to characteristic within the 5 highest performers, Carl Starfelt installed a majestic show as they defeated Hibernian 2-0. The Hibs assault was once pissed off by way of the Swede, who made 4 tackles, 3 interceptions and two clearances within the victory. An extra six aerial duels received noticed Starfelt go back a score of seven.99 in Monday’s win.
3. Josip Juranovic (Celtic) – 8.40 score
Final with Celtic’s win over Hibernian, Josip Juranovic settled the event as a competition from the spot halfway in the course of the first half of. The Croat’s moment objective of the season got here from certainly one of two pictures within the 2-0 victory and he was once unlucky to not upload an lend a hand, registering 3 key passes on house turf. Juranovic defended solidly, too, making 3 tackles, two clearances and one interception to earn the WhoScored.com man-of-the-match award with a score of 8.40.
2. Barrie McKay (Hearts) – 8.51 score
Again to Hearts’ 2-0 win over St Johnstone, Barrie McKay had an immediate hand in each objectives, offering the assists for Josh Ginnelly’s second-half brace. McKay’s pair of assists got here from a notable 5 key passes because the Saints backline struggled to stay the 27-year-old quiet. A score of 8.51 was once sufficient for the 27-year-old to earn his first man-of-the-match award of the season and nail down the fitting wing spot within the staff of the week.
1. Bruce Anderson (Livingston) – 8.80 score
With a score of 8.80, Livingston’s Bruce Anderson is the WhoScored.com Scottish Premiership participant of the week. The 23-year-old scored objectives quantity six and 7 for the season in a person of the event efficiency towards Dundee FC, discovering a well beyond Adam Legzdins with two of six pictures. Anderson additionally installed a forged shift off the ball, making two clearances and one take on, to cap his highest efficiency of 2021/22.