• Scottish Premiership
  • Date: Sat 24 December 2011
  • Kick-off: 13:30
  • Venue: Celtic Park
Celtic

Celtic

Samaras 45"

Samaras 52"

2 - 1
Kilmarnock

Kilmarnock

Racchi 86"

Celtic vs Kilmarnock


Team Lineups

Celtic

1 Forster
11 Cha
67 Wanyama
21 Mulgrew
16 Ledley
49 Forrest
8 Brown
33 Kayal
18 Ki
9 Samaras45"52"
88 Hooper
Substitutes
24 Zaluska
3 Izaguirre
6 Wilson
14 Bangura
20 McCourt
25 Rogne
46 McGeough

Kilmarnock

1 Bell
4 Fowler
29 Pascali
88 Sissoko
3 Hay
20 Shiels
8 Kelly
23 McKeown
9 Buijs
14 Heffernan
11 Harkins
Substitutes
53 Jaakkola
10 Dayton
13 Kroca
22 Racchi86"
26 Pursehouse
28 Fisher
33 Kennedy

Possession Stats

51%
49%

Form Guide - Scottish Premiership

Celtic

L D W W W D W W

Kilmarnock

D D W L L L L L
Head to Head
Kilmarnock
3-3
Celtic 15-Oct-2011
Kilmarnock
0-2
Celtic 08-May-2011
Kilmarnock
0-4
Celtic 20-Apr-2011
Celtic
1-1
Kilmarnock 21-Dec-2010
Kilmarnock
1-2
Celtic 19-Sep-2010
Celtic
3-1
Kilmarnock 27-Mar-2010


Live Text Commentary
93:50 +3.5
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Joe Ledley. Cameron Bell takes the free kick.

93:20 +3.2
 

Manuel Pascali gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Victor Wanyama. Kelvin Wilson takes the free kick.

92:11 +2.11
 

James Dayton fouled by Joe Ledley, the ref awards a free kick. James Dayton crosses the ball in from the free kick, Charlie Mulgrew makes a clearance.

90:55 +0.55
Substitution
 

Thomas Rogne joins the action as a substitute, replacing Sung-Yeung Ki.

89:23
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Manuel Pascali by Gary Hooper. Direct free kick taken by Cameron Bell.

88:47
 

Gary Harkins is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Fraser Forster restarts play with the free kick.

88:15
 

Foul by Sung-Yeung Ki on James Fowler, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Liam Kelly.

86:35
Goal
 

Danny Racchi gets on the score sheet with a goal from outside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Celtic 2-1 Kilmarnock.The assist for the goal came from Matthew Kennedy.

84:58
 

Liam Kelly gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Du-Ri Cha. Fraser Forster restarts play with the free kick.

84:21
 

Corner taken by Sung-Yeung Ki played to the near post, clearance by James Dayton.

83:17
Yellow card
 

Unfair challenge on Gary Hooper by Mohamadou Sissoko results in a free kick. Charlie Mulgrew restarts play with the free kick. The referee shows Mohamadou Sissoko a yellow card.

81:35
 

Joe Ledley is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Cameron Bell restarts play with the free kick.

80:41
 

Shot from just outside the area by Du-Ri Cha misses to the left of the target.

78:52
 

Gary Harkins gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Scott Brown. Direct free kick taken by Charlie Mulgrew.

76:49
Substitution
 

Matthew Kennedy on for Garry Hay.

76:10
 

Corner taken by Charlie Mulgrew from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Gary Harkins.

73:21
 

Corner from right by-line taken by Rory McKeown.

72:10
Substitution
 

Danny Racchi joins the action as a substitute, replacing Dean Shiels.

69:53
 

Beram Kayal is caught offside. Cameron Bell restarts play with the free kick.

68:17
 

Dean Shiels has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

66:14
 

Inswinging corner taken by Charlie Mulgrew, Victor Wanyama has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the goal.

65:33
 

Garry Hay sends in a cross, save by Fraser Forster.

64:27
Substitution
 

Mohamed Bangura joins the action as a substitute, replacing Georgios Samaras.

64:06
 

Georgios Samaras takes a shot. Blocked by Mohamadou Sissoko.

62:44
Substitution
 

James Dayton replaces Danny Buijs.

60:14
 

Victor Wanyama challenges Paul Heffernan unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Manuel Pascali.

59:23
 

Unfair challenge on Georgios Samaras by Mohamadou Sissoko results in a free kick. Sung-Yeung Ki restarts play with the free kick.

58:17
 

Du-Ri Cha delivers the ball.

56:59
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Garry Hay by Scott Brown. Dean Shiels restarts play with the free kick.

56:22
 

A cross is delivered by Joe Ledley.

54:35
 

Kelvin Wilson concedes a free kick for a foul on Gary Harkins. Garry Hay takes the free kick.

52:12
Goal
 

Georgios Samaras grabs a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Celtic 2-0 Kilmarnock.Gary Hooper provided the assist for the goal.

50:34
 

Georgios Samaras is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Cameron Bell restarts play with the free kick.

48:44
Substitution
 

Foul by James Forrest on Danny Buijs, free kick awarded. James Fowler takes the direct free kick. (Celtic) makes a substitution, with Kelvin Wilson coming on for James Forrest.

48:17
 

The ball is delivered by Gary Harkins, Georgios Samaras manages to make a clearance.

47:42
 

Unfair challenge on Victor Wanyama by Paul Heffernan results in a free kick. Du-Ri Cha takes the direct free kick.

46:12 +1.12
Goal
 

Georgios Samaras scores a headed goal from close in. Celtic 1-0 Kilmarnock.Du-Ri Cha provided the assist for the goal.

46:00
 

Unfair challenge on Georgios Samaras by Manuel Pascali results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Scott Brown.

42:54
 

The ball is swung over by Sung-Yeung Ki, Liam Kelly gets a block in. Corner crossed in by Sung-Yeung Ki, Gary Hooper gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Manuel Pascali. Cameron Bell restarts play with the free kick.

40:38
 

Header on goal by Gary Hooper from just inside the area goes over the goal.

39:59
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gary Harkins on Beram Kayal. Charlie Mulgrew takes the direct free kick.

39:17
 

Foul by Gary Harkins on Beram Kayal, free kick awarded. Victor Wanyama takes the direct free kick.

37:38
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Gary Hooper. Free kick taken by Cameron Bell.

37:27
 

The ball is delivered by Georgios Samaras, Rory McKeown manages to make a clearance.

36:47
 

James Forrest fouled by James Fowler, the ref awards a free kick. Sung-Yeung Ki restarts play with the free kick.

34:37
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Sung-Yeung Ki, clearance by Mohamadou Sissoko.

33:16
 

Scott Brown takes a shot. Cameron Bell makes a save.

32:41
 

Beram Kayal produces a cross, clearance made by Mohamadou Sissoko.

32:09
 

Garry Hay sends in a cross, clearance made by Charlie Mulgrew.

30:47
 

Paul Heffernan is adjudged to have handled the ball. Victor Wanyama takes the free kick.

30:03
 

Victor Wanyama gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Paul Heffernan. Dean Shiels takes the free kick.

28:57
 

Manuel Pascali challenges Joe Ledley unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Fraser Forster. Manuel Pascali goes into the book.

28:18
 

Short corner taken by Dean Shiels, James Forrest makes a clearance.

26:57
Yellow card
 

Beram Kayal gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Dean Shiels. Free kick taken by James Fowler. Booking for Beram Kayal for unsporting behaviour.

26:07
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Joe Ledley by Danny Buijs. Charlie Mulgrew takes the free kick.

24:56
 

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Charlie Mulgrew.

24:18
 

Garry Hay challenges James Forrest unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Charlie Mulgrew.

22:59
 

The ball is sent over by Du-Ri Cha, Mohamadou Sissoko makes a clearance.

20:39
 

Mohamadou Sissoko concedes a free kick for a foul on Gary Hooper. Free kick taken by Charlie Mulgrew.

19:32
 

Effort on goal by Dean Shiels from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target.

18:53
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Beram Kayal on Dean Shiels. Danny Buijs restarts play with the free kick.

18:11
 

Inswinging corner taken by Charlie Mulgrew, Liam Kelly makes a clearance.

18:04
 

Du-Ri Cha produces a cross, blocked by Danny Buijs.

17:21
 

The ball is swung over by James Forrest.

15:41
 

Scott Brown concedes a free kick for a foul on Garry Hay. Danny Buijs takes the free kick.

14:39
 

Dean Shiels takes a shot. Save by Fraser Forster.

13:43
 

Effort from inside the six-yard box by Gary Hooper goes wide right of the target.

13:27
 

James Forrest takes a shot. Save by Cameron Bell.

12:59
 

Garry Hay delivers the ball, save by Fraser Forster.

11:38
 

Centre by Du-Ri Cha.

9:44
 

Dean Shiels produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the goal.

7:59
 

James Forrest produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty area and misses left.

6:23
 

The ball is swung over by Danny Buijs, clearance by Charlie Mulgrew.

5:22
 

Gary Harkins sends in a cross, Sung-Yeung Ki manages to make a clearance.

4:15
 

The official flags Gary Hooper offside. Cameron Bell takes the direct free kick.

1:45
 

Unfair challenge on Gary Hooper by Rory McKeown results in a free kick. James Forrest takes the free kick.

1:34
 

Joe Ledley produces a cross, clearance by Manuel Pascali.

Scottish Premiership table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Celtic 33 53 79
2 Aberdeen 34 27 74
3 Inverness CT 33 10 55
4 St Johnstone 34 -1 51
5 Dundee Utd 32 5 49
6 Dundee 34 -2 44
7 Hamilton 34 -4 46
8 Partick 34 4 41
9 Kilmarnock 34 -14 38
10 Ross County 34 -18 37

Full Scottish Premiership Table