Celtic cements spot at top with Kilmarnock win
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) -Celtic cemented its place at the top of the Scottish Premier League with a 3-1 win at Kilmarnock on Saturday.
Captain Scott Brown fired Celtic in front in the 27th minute, before Joe Ledley and Georgios Samaras netted in the second half.
Former Celtic striker Cillian Sheridan grabbed a late consolation for Kilmarnock.
Celtic has a three-point lead and a game in hand over Inverness, which beat third-place Hibernian 3-0.
Celtic's victory came at the end of a week when the Scottish champions qualified for the Champions League knockout phase.