Match Report – Celtic 1 – 2 Rangers

Alfredo Morelos despatched off in injury-time as Rangers shut hole on Celtic to 2 factors at prime of Scottish Premiership

Final Up to date: 29/12/19 2:48pm

Nikola Katic celebrates scoring Rangers' winner against Celtic

Nikola Katic celebrates scoring Rangers’ winner in opposition to Celtic

Rangers moved to inside two factors of Celtic with a recreation in hand after a Nikola Katic header gave them a 2-1 win within the Previous Agency derby at Celtic Park.

Celtic spurned the possibility to take the lead within the 32nd minute when Ryan Christie noticed his penalty saved by Allan McGregor after Katic was adjudged to have fouled Christopher Jullien from a nook.

Ryan Kent’s sensible first-time effort (36) then gave Rangers the lead, however the benefit solely lasted 5 minutes as Odsonne Edouard equalised for the house aspect after Callum McGregor’s shot deflected off the Frenchman.

Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos was despatched off in stoppage time after he was adjudged to have dived by referee Kevin Clancy whereas already on a yellow card however it made no distinction to the tip outcome.

The win was Rangers’ first at Celtic Park since 2010 and means they’re now simply two factors behind the Premiership leaders with a recreation in hand after the winter break.

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