Kilmarnock have had an up-and-down season in 2019/20 that has seen them come to sit eighth in the Premiership before football was suspended due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

Killie made a decent start under Angelo Alessio and were 3rd after 10 games played.

But things began to unravel for the Ayrshire club around Christmas time, with the club going winless from November 30 to February 1 in league action.

Alessio was sacked in December (Photo by Matthew Ashton – AMA/Getty Images)

Alessio bit the dust on December 17, with the club going on to lose their next five top-flight games.

Dyer steadied the ship slightly, but the club were back to non-winning ways just before the suspension.

Despite a mixed campaign after last season’s third-placed finish under Steve Clarke, there have still been some great results for Killie this term:

3-0 win vs Hearts at Rugby Park (23/11/19)

Chris Burke’s fine performance help Kilmarnock to all three points against Hearts in November, as Alessio’s side pummelled a sorry Hearts team without a permanent manager.

The veteran gave young Aaron Hickey an awful time and helped himself two goals, with Eamonn Brophy also on target.

Killie were well-drilled and punished the Jambos when the opportunities arose.

Frustratingly for fans, those three points were to be their last for a while.

3-1 win vs Ross County at Rugby Park (01/02/20)

Confidence was on the floor as Ross County pitched up at Rugby Park on February 1 – but a new month was to be a new start for Killie.

Dyer was made first-team manager after three games as caretaker (Photo by Ben Banks)

Having lost their last seven games in a row, County arrived in Ayrshire smelling blood – but the home side finally produced a response.

Fans might have worried when Iain Vigurs scored in the first half, but Brophy’s brace and a Nicke Kabamba strike saw the hosts finally return to winning ways.

2-1 win vs Rangers at Rugby Park (12/02/20)

With Dyer now into the swing of things, confidence was high for the February visit of Rangers in February after back-to-back wins.

Kilmarnock appeared to thrive off of the struggles the Gers had been showing in recent weeks, and frustrated their opponents at Rugby Park.

The Light Blues did take the lead through Scott Arfield, but the home side showed great character again to hit back through Stephen O’Donnell, before Brophy struck at the death to seal nine points from nine for Dyer.

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