Kilmarnock manager Angelo Alessio was left with a smile on his face following what he felt was a deserved 2-1 victory over Livingston in the Ladbrokes Premiership.
Kilmarnock moved into the top six of the Ladbrokes Premiership with a deserved 2-1 victory over Livingston.Goals either side of half-time from captain Gary Dicker and Rory McKenzie did the damage as Angelo Alessio’s side withstood a late Lee Miller consolation to record their fourth league win in six matches.The Ayrshire side move up to fifth with the victory, while Livingston drop down a place to seventh.There was not much between the teams in a largely dull first-half. Gary Holt’s visitors were full of confidence after a recent 2-0 success over Celtic but they could only fashion one half chance as winger Steven Lawless fired into the side netting.Kilmarnock were equally wasteful in possession until Dicker led the way with a cool side-footed finish six minutes before the interval.
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