Caley Thistle’s fine start to the season continues after they comfortably beat Kilmarnock 2-0 to remain top of the Scottish Premiership.
Inverness manager John Hughes made one change from the team which beat Celtic 1-0 for the game.
Gary Warren missed out due to injury with Ross Draper dropping back to central defence alongside Josh Meekings. Aaron Doran took Draper’s place in midfield.
Killie manager Allan Johnston made two changes to his side. Robbie Muirhead dropped to the bench while winger Tope Obadeyi missed out due to a hamstring strain.
Michael Ngoo and Craig Slater took their place in the starting 11.
Caley Jags showed why they are top of the league by dominating the early play at Caledonian Stadium.
Billy Mckay had the ball in the back of the net early but his strike was ruled out, the Northern Ireland international adjudged to have handled the ball in the build-up.
Mckay’s early effort was the only one of note in a poor first half but the pace picked up in the second as Graeme Shinnie tested Craig Samson in the Killie goal with a 20 yard right foot strike.
The breakthrough finally came 20 minutes from time when Mckay sent Aaron Doran through and he fired the ball past Craig Samson, before a spectacular 30 yard strike from Greg Tansey secured the points for the home side.