• Scottish Premiership
  • Date: Sun 18 December 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: McDiarmid Park
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Celtic

Celtic

Hooper 59"

Ki 63"

St Johnstone vs Celtic


Team Lineups

St Johnstone

1 Enckelman
2 MacKay
6 Anderson
18 McCracken
12 Maybury
7 Millar
8 Davidson
14 Moon
16 Robertson
10 Craig
23 Haber
Substitutes
15 Mannus
9 Parkin
19 Finnigan
22 Gibson
25 Durnan
29 McIntosh
39 Gray

Celtic

1 Forster
11 Cha
5 Majstorovic
21 Mulgrew
67 Wanyama
18 Ki63"
8 Brown
49 Forrest
33 Kayal
88 Hooper59"
9 Samaras
Substitutes
24 Zaluska
6 Wilson
14 Bangura
39 Blackman
46 McGeough
56 Twardzik
25 Rogne

Possession Stats

32%
68%

Form Guide - Scottish Premiership

St Johnstone

D W L W D L W W

Celtic

D W W W D W W W
Head to Head
Celtic
0-1
St Johnstone 21-Aug-2011
St Johnstone
0-1
Celtic 12-Apr-2011
Celtic
2-0
St Johnstone 26-Dec-2010
St Johnstone
0-3
Celtic 30-Oct-2010
Celtic
3-0
St Johnstone 20-Mar-2010
St Johnstone
1-4
Celtic 24-Jan-2010


Live Text Commentary
92:50 +2.5
 

Effort from 35 yards by James Forrest went wide right of the goal.

92:07 +2.07
 

Chris Millar is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Fraser Forster.

91:24 +1.24
 

Georgios Samaras gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David McCracken. Free kick taken by Peter Enckelman.

90:59 +0.59
 

Murray Davidson produces a cross.

90:12 +0.12
 

The ball is delivered by James Forrest.

89:44
 

William Gibson delivers the ball, Fraser Forster makes a save.

88:30
 

The ball is sent over by Du-Ri Cha, Peter Enckelman makes a comfortable save.

87:40
 

Shot from just outside the box by William Gibson goes over the crossbar.

86:56
 

Mohamed Bangura is ruled offside. Peter Enckelman takes the indirect free kick.

86:10
 

The referee blows for offside against Chris Millar. Indirect free kick taken by Fraser Forster.

85:07
 

The ball is delivered by David McCracken, Victor Wanyama makes a clearance.

81:24
Substitution
 

Carl Finnigan is ruled offside. Mohamed Bangura on for Gary Hooper. Fraser Forster takes the free kick.

80:32
 

David MacKay gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Charlie Mulgrew. Indirect free kick taken by Fraser Forster.

79:52
 

The ball is swung over by David MacKay, Fraser Forster makes a comfortable save.

78:56
Substitution
 

William Gibson on for Liam Craig.

77:57
 

Du-Ri Cha sends in a cross, clearance made by David MacKay.

76:34
Substitution
 

James Forrest fouled by David MacKay, the ref awards a free kick. David MacKay is booked. (Celtic) makes a substitution, with Dylan McGeough coming on for Beram Kayal. Charlie Mulgrew takes the free kick.

74:31
 

Georgios Samaras has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the target.

74:11
 

Carl Finnigan delivers the ball, save made by Fraser Forster.

72:28
 

Effort from outside the penalty box by James Forrest goes wide left of the target.

72:12
 

The ball is swung over by Kevin Moon, save by Fraser Forster.

69:30
 

Kevin Moon challenges Georgios Samaras unfairly and gives away a free kick. Kevin Moon is cautioned. Du-Ri Cha takes the indirect free kick.

67:48
 

Marcus Haber takes a shot. Save made by Fraser Forster.

67:23
 

The ball is delivered by Du-Ri Cha, Effort from 12 yards by Georgios Samaras.

63:35
Goal
 

James Forrest produces a cross, A goal is scored by Sung-Yeung Ki from deep inside the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. St Johnstone 0-2 Celtic.Assist by James Forrest.

63:24
 

The ball is delivered by Du-Ri Cha.

61:41
Yellow card
 

Liam Craig produces a cross, Foul by Charlie Mulgrew on Murray Davidson, free kick awarded. Beram Kayal receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Liam Craig has a direct shot on goal from the free kick, Du-Ri Cha gets a block in.

61:26
 

David MacKay sends in a cross, clearance made by Du-Ri Cha.

58:50
Goal
 

Corner taken by Charlie Mulgrew. Gary Hooper gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. St Johnstone 0-1 Celtic.Assist by Victor Wanyama.

57:51
 

Unfair challenge on James Forrest by David MacKay results in a free kick. Sung-Yeung Ki has a direct shot on goal from the free kick, Kevin Moon gets a block in.

57:18
 

Du-Ri Cha produces a cross, Shot from 18 yards by Gary Hooper. Save by Peter Enckelman.

55:09
 

A cross is delivered by Du-Ri Cha, David McCracken makes a clearance.

53:45
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Millar on Thomas Rogne. Fraser Forster takes the indirect free kick.

52:46
 

Du-Ri Cha produces a cross, Shot from just outside the area by James Forrest goes over the bar.

52:09
 

The ball is delivered by Georgios Samaras, save made by Peter Enckelman.

47:33 +2.33
 

Murray Davidson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Beram Kayal. Free kick taken by Victor Wanyama.

49:11
 

The ball is delivered by Sung-Yeung Ki, David MacKay manages to make a clearance.

46:43 +1.43
 

A cross is delivered by David MacKay, Charlie Mulgrew makes a clearance.

47:29
 

Murray Davidson fouled by Beram Kayal, the ref awards a free kick. David McCracken takes the indirect free kick.

46:39
 

David MacKay takes a shot. Save by Fraser Forster.

46:09
 

Chris Millar takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Sung-Yeung Ki makes a clearance.

45:46 +0.46
 

Victor Wanyama takes a shot. Save made by Peter Enckelman.

45:20 +0.2
 

David MacKay concedes a free kick for a foul on James Forrest. Charlie Mulgrew takes the free kick.

45:33
 

Corner taken by Liam Craig, Fraser Forster makes a save.

45:26
 

The ball is delivered by Liam Craig, James Forrest makes a clearance.

44:24
 

Liam Craig is cautioned by the ref for not retreating ten yards at a set play.

43:45
 

Scott Brown fouled by Chris Millar, the ref awards a free kick. Charlie Mulgrew restarts play with the free kick.

41:23
 

Foul by Murray Davidson on Sung-Yeung Ki, free kick awarded. Charlie Mulgrew produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick, save made by Peter Enckelman.

40:16
 

Thomas Rogne fouled by Marcus Haber, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Thomas Rogne.

39:53
 

The ball is sent over by Kevin Moon.

39:01
 

Centre by Liam Craig, clearance by Thomas Rogne.

38:13
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gary Hooper on Alan Maybury. Carl Finnigan replaces David Robertson. Indirect free kick taken by Peter Enckelman.

36:38
 

Chris Millar gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Scott Brown. Victor Wanyama restarts play with the free kick.

36:02
 

The ball is crossed by Sung-Yeung Ki.

34:35
 

The referee penalises Georgios Samaras for handball. Free kick taken by Steven Anderson.

33:31
 

Corner taken by Sung-Yeung Ki from the left by-line, Header by Victor Wanyama from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

31:51
Substitution
 

Thomas Rogne comes on in place of Daniel Majstorovic. Inswinging corner taken by Charlie Mulgrew, David MacKay makes a clearance.

31:10
 

Gary Hooper takes a shot. Save made by Peter Enckelman.

27:11
 

Georgios Samaras takes a shot. Save by Peter Enckelman.

26:05
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Sung-Yeung Ki from the left by-line, clearance made by David Robertson.

23:23
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Chris Millar, Fraser Forster makes a save.

22:39
 

The referee blows for offside. Peter Enckelman takes the indirect free kick.

21:54
 

Beram Kayal takes a shot. Comfortable save by Peter Enckelman.

21:25
 

Inswinging corner taken by Sung-Yeung Ki from the left by-line.

21:18
 

A cross is delivered by Du-Ri Cha, clearance made by David McCracken.

18:56
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by David MacKay on Georgios Samaras. Sung-Yeung Ki crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel, David McCracken makes a clearance.

17:10
 

Foul by Beram Kayal on Steven Anderson, free kick awarded. Kevin Moon restarts play with the free kick.

15:53
 

Alan Maybury concedes a free kick for a foul on Du-Ri Cha. Daniel Majstorovic restarts play with the free kick.

13:20
 

Georgios Samaras takes a shot. Save by Peter Enckelman.

10:12
 

Corner taken right-footed by Sung-Yeung Ki from the left by-line, David McCracken makes a clearance.

9:59
 

Sung-Yeung Ki takes a shot. Blocked by Kevin Moon.

7:40
 

Du-Ri Cha sends in a cross, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Gary Hooper misses to the right of the target.

5:49
 

Gary Hooper challenges Steven Anderson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Peter Enckelman takes the free kick.

Scottish Premiership table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Celtic 34 56 82
2 Aberdeen 34 27 74
3 Inverness CT 33 10 55
4 St Johnstone 34 -1 51
5 Dundee Utd 33 2 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