Rangers have humiliated Aberdeen at Pittodrie in a crucial match-up in the race for second place in the Scottish Premiership.
Celtic may be home and clear at the top of the table, but both sides still see honour in finishing as ‘best of the rest’ and went head to head in a combative and pulsating encounter this lunchtime.
In the end it was Kenny Miller who stole the show with sublime finishes, two in two minutes, before Joe Dodoo played his part shortly after to really put the icing on the cake for the away supporters.
The 3-0 scoreline is a demoralising defeat for Derek McInnes’ side who had won their previous 10 matches at Pittodrie.
With the gap between themselves and Rangers now cut to 9 points and the two sides due to meet again at Ibrox, suddenly an insurmountable lead looks vulnerable.
It’s fair to say it was a result that delighted Gers fans but there was also heavy criticism of the Dons from Celtic fans and other Scottish football supporters too.
They took to Twitter to share their thoughts on it all…
When folk wonder why Strachan doesn't pick Aberdeen players, show them this. No stomach for a fight, bluff and bluster and fakey fighting
— Bloke109 (@thebloke109) April 9, 2017
Play that pre-match Pedro interview. "I expect Aberdeen to lose, that is all I expect."
— Jordan Campbell. (@JordanC1107) April 9, 2017
Imagine being an Aberdeen fan and knowing whenever big games come, under McInnes, they'll lose. Bottling mentality always. Small club.
— Bhean (@BheanyArLa) April 9, 2017
Aberdeen bottling it against the team they hate most!? Surely not!
— John Vukovich (@Filp_Your_Wig) April 9, 2017
Sitting with a pub full of Aberdeen fans who had bet 2-0 3-0 and 5-0. ????????????????????
— iain mac (@iainmac72) April 9, 2017
Aberdeen in big game bottle crash shocker ????????????
— Sean (@lethal1903) April 9, 2017
That's the worst squad we've ever had in the premier league… they just tore apart the best squad Aberdeen have had in the last 30 years.
— Alastair paton (@A77Y1690) April 9, 2017
Biggest win at Aberdeen since 2001. Looking forward to what Pedro does when he gets his own players in.
— Carl Mansfield (@carlwmansfield) April 9, 2017