Dons frustrate Rangers; Celtic ease past Falkirk

Aberdeen 1 – Rangers 1 (SPL, August 23, 2008) Rangers took the lead in the 25th minute, David Weir scoring with a header from an inswinging free-kick. But the Dons drew level on the stroke of half-time, a deep cross into the back post caused havoc and Young smashed home the loose ball.

Celtic 3 – Falkirk 0 (SPL, August 23, 2008) Shaun Maloney won the free-kick that lead to Stephen McManus’ opener after 32 minutes before setting up Georgios Samaras for a second half double.