Neil Lennon told his players they have set the standard for the rest of the season with their comprehensive 4-0 Clydesdale Bank Premier League win over Hearts at Tynecastle.
They responded to their shock home 1-0 defeat by Inverness at the weekend in fine style in Gorgie as goals from striker Lassad Nouioui, right-back Mikael Lustig, a Ryan Stevenson own goal and a strike from Gary Hooper took them a point ahead of Hibernian with a game in hand.
The Hoops boss said: "They have set the bar and I know they are capable of those performances. I have seen it time and again."
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