World News – GB – Celtic 0 Rangers 2 – Reaction live from Celtic Park

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Connor Goldson caught a brace in the cakewalk for the Ibrox club who are four points ahead at the top

Connor Goldson’s two strikes, one in each half, saw the visitors achieve a memorable victory despite the lack of travel support at Parkhead

Neil Lennon’s team performed poorly, failing to achieve a single shot on target and a single shot in total within 45 seconds

Steven Gerrard’s side claimed their second straight victory at the home of their main rivals for the first time in 23 years

Lennon chose to pitch 20-year-old academy graduate Stephen Welsh in defense, but he failed the almighty test of a first derby Still, longtime Hoops fan Shane Duffy struggled to pass and finished second to Goldson on both goals.

At first, with only five minutes left, the England defender lost his man and nodded at home with a free kick

Then Goldson returned home from a recycled corner in the area, with Duffy left on the bridge

Diego Laxalt, Patryk Klimala and Vasilis Barkas all made their derby debuts, but failed throughout

Celtic had chances but Moi Elyounoussi’s lob flew over the crossbar as Leigh Griffiths should have done better after rounding Allan McGregor

Celtic goalkeeper Vasilis Barkas made his derby debut to forget as he was slaughtered for failing to prevent Rangers’ opener

The 26-year-old joined Premier League champions AEK Athens this summer and established himself as the first choice

But he didn’t cover himself in glory for Connor Goldson’s opener at Parkhead, failing to save his falling head

Rangers goalscoring hero Connor Goldson has called on his Ibrox teammates to make sure they don’t falter after another big derby win

Goldson’s two strikes took Steven Gerrard’s side to a 2-0 victory at Celtic in a dominant derby performance in east Glasgow

This is the Light Blues’ first straight away derby victories in 23 years, but when they won at Celtic Park in December last year it was followed by a succession of abject results after the winter break which saw their seasonal crumble

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And after Celtic’s Covid-19 and his injuries, he didn’t believe Rangers beat the strongest team in the Hoops

Fizzing Neil Lennon has let Celtic ‘mole’ know he’s on his way to war after his side’s starting XI leaked before their sorry loss to Rangers

The Hoops boss wasn’t exactly impressed as his side were totally outclassed in their 2-0 loss to Steven Gerrard’s men on a sobering day for the Premiership champions

But it wasn’t just the action on the pitch that angered the Irishman as he discovered his team line had appeared online in the early hours of Saturday morning

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Rangers manager Steven Gerrard relished a second straight win over Parkhead but warned his side they need to keep producing to trouble Celtic

A double from Connor Goldson gave the visitors the victory, the first time they have won consecutive games at Celtic Park in 25 years

December’s win was followed by a serious drop in form after the winter break, and Gerrard challenged his players to prove they could hold the course

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The impressive Rangers have given the clearest signal yet that they are ready to overthrow Celtic as the dominant force in Scottish football

Steven Gerrard’s side outscored their big rivals en route to a 2-0 straightforward victory as center-back Connor Goldson scored in every half for an unlikely brace

The empty stadium was a leveler but, in truth, the Rangers would have been difficult to stop on that form even with 60,000 die-hard Hoops present as they opened a four point gap at the top of the Premiership table

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Rangers arrive in east Glasgow to collect three points for second consecutive derby

But it was a terrible display from Celtic who never wanted to come back

Unless they can muster something in the dying moments of this game, Celtic are about to go into a full derby without a shot on target

Close one! There isn’t a lot of power on Tavernier’s free kick but a lot of hollows and Barkas has to knock it down

Morelos played 13 derbies without hitting the net – because he was eliminated for Cedric Itten

Welsh and Laxalt are replaced and it looks like a change of shape, six minutes left

It’s easy to tell in retrospect, but it would have been better served by taking the Rangers goalie slam or trying to shoot for the first time

But the touch is way too heavy and he tries to bring it back to goal for Ajeti

Rangers are now on track for their first straight away wins in 25 years in a derby

They last won two 11 years ago Both exploits were under the direction of Walter Smith

Celtic have no shot on target in this game yet They had a little more ball but were powdered in their use

The champions, led by two goals less than 15 minutes from the end, pass the ball in the back

The Rangers have yet to step back into their shells and Joe Aribo looks set to come

Duffy, on the bridge in the middle, didn’t cover himself with glory for that one

There are 20 minutes left now and it’s hard to see where a Celtic goal will come from

Barisic is freed on the left and attaches a shiny cross so Kent can run over it

The winger leaps on it and smashes the goal – but Ajer blocks a few yards from the line!

They seem just as likely to get a third as Celtic to get one

Ryan Jack is for Barker as Rangers look to take possession and kill the game

It’s a second now that Neil Lennon will watch and wonder if his defender could not have done better

He wasn’t sharp enough on the punt and Goldson just wanted him more after the ball went into the box

Given that it was his abuse of the offside trap that first offered – it’s a game the Irishman will want to quickly forget

Rangers score, old company, Celtic score

World news – GB – Celtic 0 Rangers 2 – Reaction LIVE from Celtic Park


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