Hibs take over top spot in Scottish league


GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) -Hibernian moved provisionally top of the Scottish Premier League on Saturday, coming from behind to beat lowly St. Mirren 2-1.

Celtic can reclaim the lead Sunday by avoiding defeat at Dundee United, in one of its two games in hand.

Leigh Griffiths scored twice for Hibs to jump to a league-high 11 goals for the campaign, leaving his team a point clear.

Inverness climbed to third place with a 2-1 win at Kilmarnock as Aberdeen lost 2-1 at Ross County and St. Johnstone dropped to fifth with a 3-1 loss at home to Motherwell.

Last-place Dundee reduced the gap to St. Mirren to five points by winning 1-0 against Hearts.

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