Celtic preserved their four-point lead at the Scottish Premier League summit with a narrow win over Inverness, while Rangers defeated Dunfermline, and Dundee United secured an impressive victory over St Johnstone.
Scotland have received a boost ahead of their qualifier against the Netherlands with news that Scott Brown's injury is not as bad as first feared.
Despite two more additions to Scotland's lengthy injury list, manager George Burley is upbeat heading into Wednesday's qualifier in Iceland.
Despite a number of injuries that have decimated his squad, Scotland manager George Burley is confident of a good result against Macedonia.
A win at Hampden Park against Northern Ireland would be the perfect tonic for Scotland manager George Burley ahead of a qualifying double-header.