Kilmarnock man Greg Kiltie says he ‘doesn’t know why it’s so hard against Aberdeen’ after Alex Dyer’s side let slip a two-goal lead at Rugby Park.
Killie took the lead through an Eamon Brophy penalty, before Kiltie doubled the advantage minutes later for the hosts.
That was not a substantial enough lead though, and Aberdeen hit back through Niall McGinn and Connor McLennan.
It was yet another great chance for Kilmarnock to record a victory over the Dons at home, but once again they could not see the job through.
They should have beaten them in the Scottish Cup last month, but Aberdeen found a way to win 4-3 in extra-time.
Derek McInnes’ side have now gone 17 games unbeaten at the ground, and Kiltie admits he doesn’t really have an explanation.
He told the club’s official website: “It was obviously hugely disappointing, we were in a very comfortable position and we let it slip away. To lose a goal so early in the second half was tough.
“The only positive I can take was that we picked up a point and put in a decent performance, which we can hopefully carry into the coming weeks.
“I don’t know why it’s hard against Aberdeen, I just wish we’d start beating them. They’ve definitely been our bogey team over the years, and tonight from the position we were in, that should’ve been a win.”
Can’t buy a Dons win on home soil
Aberdeen’s Rugby Park record is quite remarkable.
They haven’t tasted defeat at Killie’s ground since 2011 and their Rugby Park opposition must wonder when a win is going to come by this point.
Kilmarnock had nine shots on target last night and in the Scottish Cup 4-3 defeat they had seven.
It is as though the record has a psychological hold over them. In theory, the manner of the last two results are only going to make it harder to break the streak.