Scottish Premiership: Celtic, Aberdeen, Hebes, Dundee United, St Johnston and Livingston in Team of the Week | football news

It was another action packed Scottish Premier League weekend with victories for Celtic, St Johnston, Hibs and Livingston.

Celtic took a five-point lead at the top of the Scottish Premier League with a confirmed 4-0 victory over Rangers in their first Old Firm game of the season.

St. Johnston shined in a 3-0 win over guest St. Mirren and has three players represented in the eleventh.

Hibernian holds two spots in this week’s side with a 1-0 win over Kilmarnock, while Dundee United have one player after their first clean sheet of the season in a goalless draw at Motherwell.

After admiring the 1-0 win over Hearts, Livingston has one player with Aberdeen finishing last after a 1-1 draw at Ross County.

Here, WhoScored.com take a look at the top five rated players to be Team of the Week…

5. Karljohan Ericsson (Dundee United) – 8.26 . rating

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Highlights of the Scottish Premier League match between Motherwell and Dundee United.

After charging nine players against Celtic last week, Carlijohan Ericsson leveled with a man of the match display in Dundee United’s 0-0 draw with Motherwell on Saturday. The 27-year-old made four saves in a tie at Fair Park, including a first-half penalty stop to deny Kevin Van Veen the opening goal, swinging between the sticks at 8.26.

4. Joe Newell (Hibernian) – 8.50 . rating

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Highlights of the Scottish Premier League match between Hibernian and Kilmarnock.

Joe Newell picked the perfect match to score his first league goal of the season as Hibernian netted a 1-0 win over Kilmarnock on Saturday. Newell had a better pass than Sam Walker by one of three shots in the narrow win, and it was a pity not to add a pass after making three key passes. Three additional interventions saw the 29-year-old earn a WhoScored.com rating of 8.50.

3. Dre Wright (St. Johnston) – 8.54

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Highlights of the Scottish Premier League match between St Johnston and St Mirren.

St. Johnston managed a 3-0 win over St. Mirren at the weekend as Dre Wright put up a display as the man of the match. Wright re-evaluated 8.54 in the victory as he scored St Johnston’s second goal midway through the second half. The 27-year-old also won five aerial duels, made two interceptions and one tackle to appear in this week’s Scottish Premier League side.

2. Night Worship (Celtic) – 8.83 . rating

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Excerpts from the Scottish Premier League match between Celtic and Rangers.

Celtic set a special mark in the race for the Scottish Premier League title with a 4-0 victory over rivals Rangers with Lille Abada the star man of the Old Firm’s success. The 20-year-old scored twice in the landslide win, hitting the back of the net with two of his three shots, while two key passes and one successful dribble made Obada a record of 8.83.

1. Christian Montano (Livingston) – 9.42 . rating

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Highlights of the Scottish Premier League match between Livingston and Hearts.

With a rating of 9.42, left-back Christian Montano of Livingston is named the Scottish Premier League player of the week at WhoScored.com this week. The Colombian scored the only goal of the match in Levy’s 1–0 victory over Hearts, and it was unfortunate that he did not score an assist after creating five goal-scoring opportunities. Four tackles, three interceptions and three dribbles capped an impressive display for the 30-year-old.