Kille draw with Hibs; Hearts beat Dundee United 2-1

Kilmarnock 1 – Hibernian 1 (SPL, December 23, 2012) The Edinburgh side had to battle back from a goal down as Paul Heffernan gave the home side the lead on six minutes, but and equalsier from Eoin Doyle saw the sides share the spoils.

Hearts 2 – Dundee United 1 (SPL, December 23, 2012) Ryan Stevenson scored twice in the first half as Hearts beat Dundee United at Tynecastle in the Scottish Premier League. Keith Watson pulled a goal back after 57 minutes but United could not find a second as Hearts climbed above their opponents in the table.