Austin MacPhee admitted Hearts were lacking confidence and firepower after he signed off on his interim manager role with a 1-0 defeat at Motherwell.
Hearts have finally completed a deal to appoint Daniel Stendel as their new manager.
Gary Holt believes his Livingston players proved that tiredness is merely a state of mind by battering Kilmarnock 3-0.
St Mirren manager Jim Goodwin hailed his side as they picked up their first away Ladbrokes Premiership win of the season to climb off the foot of the table.
Hibernian manager Jack Ross hailed his players’ reaction as the Leith side returned to winning ways in a 3-0 victory over Aberdeen.
The scale of the task facing incoming Hearts manager Daniel Stendel was further underlined as Motherwell inflicted a 1-0 Ladbrokes Premiership defeat on the Tynecastle side.
Livingston put an eight-match winless streak in the Ladbrokes Premiership behind them in sensational style as they hammered woeful Kilmarnock 3-0.
Martin Boyle scored a brace as Hibernian returned to winning ways with an emphatic 3-0 victory over Aberdeen.
Rangers manager Steven Gerrard is set to sign a new contract running until 2024, the PA news agency understands.
Motherwell boss Stephen Robinson has concerns over five players as a bug has swept through Fir Park ahead of the Ladbrokes Premiership clash with Hearts on Saturday.
Hamilton head coach Brian Rice has no fresh injuries for the visit of the Ladbrokes Premiership’s bottom club St Mirren.