Hamilton Academical v Inverness CT – SPFL play-off

Kevin O’Hara’s spectacular strike helped Hamilton Academical to a first-leg victory in the Scottish Championship play-off final against Inverness Caledonian Thistle.

Striker O’Hara opened the scoring for the hosts on six minutes with a stunning effort from 35 yards that flew into the net as goalkeeper Mark Ridgers helplessly back-kicked towards his line.

Third-tier Hamilton was two up midway through the first half when Fergus Owens rattled the crossbar and then followed to nod the rebound over the line.

Inverness hit back 22 minutes from time, halving the deficit through Aribim Pepple, before Michael Hewitt and O’Hara both missed late chances to restore Hamilton’s two-goal cushion.

The teams meet in the second leg at the Caledonian Stadium on Saturday (5.30pm BST), live on BBC Alba and the BBC Sport website and app.