Highlights and Goals from Celtic’s 4-1 Scottish Premiership victory over St. Johnstone
Scotland sports news UK: Watch now Celtic vs St Johnstone Scottish premiership highlights and game score updates on this top sports news discussion forum in the UK. Reo Hatate and Kyogo Furuhashi both scored twice as Celtic easily defeated St. Johnstone to retake the lead atop the Scottish Premiership by nine points. Read Full news here.
After Hatate’s first goal and a disastrous defensive performance by St Johnstone, Kyogo scored again from close range. After the break, the impromptu full-back scored again, and Drey Wright added a consolation.
Late in the game, Celtic’s replacement David Turnbull was dismissed.
However, the midfielder’s high challenge on Remi Matthews came way too late to make any difference to the outcome as St Johnstone remains fifth.
As champions surge back to their rampant best to restore a nine-point advantage, Celtic defeat St. Johnstone 4 to 1 in real-time.
The only drawback was a late red card for substitute David Turnbull, who helped the champs cruise to victory over the men from Perth.
Even though David Turnbull was sent off late, Celtic still managed to defeat St. Johnstone on Christmas Eve and spread plenty of holiday pleasure at Parkhead.Reo Hatate, who was acting as an impromptu right back, and fellow countryman Kyogo helped themselves to doubles as Ange Postecoglou’s champions ran riot.
Reo Hatate exploded forward from a new position as Celtic extended their lead over the competition by nine points.
Ange Postecoglou’s team finished the year in familiar fashion on their home field by defeating St. Johnstone to spend the entire 2022 season unbeaten at home in Glasgow’s East End.
Reo Hatate scored the game’s first goal as the champions improved to 17 wins from their first 18 games in the top division while filling in for three absent teammates at right-back.
Celtic defeats St. Johnstone to earn three points, and the game is over at Parkhead.
As Drey Wright drew one back for the guests before David Turnbull’s late red card, Kyogo and Reo Hatate both scored twice.
- At 12.30, Celtic and St. Johnstone began their matchup.
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- Hart, Taylor, Starfelt, Carter-Vickers, Hatate, Mooy, O’Riley, McGregor, Maeda, Forrest, Kyogo are the members of the Celtic XI.
The Hoops’ victory over Livingston in the middle of the week was achieved somewhat reluctantly since they believed that, but for a contentious VAR ruling, the game should have been finished.
However, Ange Postecoglou’s team has only experienced defeat once during their domestic campaign and must now deal with Callum Davidson’s team.
The critical derby match against Rangers is, of course, part of Celtic’s program, which includes this game as their final home game before the new year.