• Scottish Premiership
  • Date: Thu 26 December 2013
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: McDiarmid Park

St Johnstone vs Celtic


Team Lineups

St Johnstone

1 Mannus
2 Mackay
25 Jahic
5 Wright
24 Easton
10 Wotherspoon
19 Miller
18 Davidson
8 McDonald
11 Hasselbaink
17 May
Substitutes
22 Croft
3 Scobbie
4 Cregg
6 Anderson
14 Edwards
15 Banks
41 Kane

Celtic

1 Forster
41 Fisher
4 Ambrose
5 van Dijk
3 Izaguirre
2 Matthews
8 Brown
16 Ledley
15 Commons
10 Stokes
9 Samaras
Substitutes
6 Biton
17 Balde
20 Pukki
24 Zaluska
37 Atajic
49 Forrest
53 Henderson

Possession Stats

34%
66%

Form Guide - Scottish Premiership

St Johnstone

W D L D D L W L

Celtic

D W W W D W W W
Head to Head
Celtic
2-1
St Johnstone 21-Sep-2013
Celtic
4-0
St Johnstone 11-May-2013
St Johnstone
1-1
Celtic 19-Feb-2013
Celtic
1-1
St Johnstone 11-Nov-2012
St Johnstone
2-1
Celtic 15-Sep-2012
Celtic
1-0
St Johnstone 03-May-2012


Live Text Commentary
93:16 +3.16
 

Amido Balde concedes a free kick for a foul on Frazer Wright.

92:35 +2.35
 

Foul by Gary McDonald on Scott Brown, free kick awarded.

Full time
 

The game is over, as the referee blows the whistle.

91:09 +1.09
 

Fraser Forster restarts play with the free kick.

90:35 +0.35
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Darnell Fisher by Gwion Edwards.

87:10
 

Emilio Izaguirre delivers the ball.

86:38
Substitution
 

Amido Balde on for Kris Commons.

85:54
 

Scott Brown fouled by Christopher Kane, the ref awards a free kick.

83:35
 

Corner taken by Kris Commons.

82:29
 

Clearance by Frazer Wright.

81:58
 

James Forrest sends in a cross.

80:18
Substitution
 

Christopher Kane replaces Nigel Hasselbaink.

79:21
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by David Mackay on Joe Ledley.

78:29
 

Joe Ledley sends in a cross.

77:20
 

Unfair challenge on Anthony Stokes by Gary McDonald results in a free kick.

77:13
 

The ball is crossed by Gwion Edwards.

76:46
 

Gwion Edwards has an effort at goal.

75:28
 

Fraser Forster takes the free kick.

75:05
 

Nir Biton fouled by Murray Davidson, the ref awards a free kick.

73:47
 

The ball is crossed by Stevie May.

73:32
Substitution
 

David Wotherspoon leaves the field to be replaced by Lee Croft.

72:42
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Kris Commons.

71:06
 

Corner taken by Kris Commons from the left by-line.

70:10
 

Darnell Fisher produces a cross.

69:39
Substitution
 

Nir Biton replaces Georgios Samaras.

66:29
 

Joe Ledley takes the free kick.

66:17
 

Foul by Gwion Edwards on Anthony Stokes, free kick awarded.

65:30
Yellow card
 

Booking for Darnell Fisher for unsporting behaviour.

65:23
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stevie May by Darnell Fisher.

64:01
 

James Forrest delivers the ball.

61:12
 

Efe Ambrose restarts play with the free kick.

61:00
 

Gwion Edwards challenges Scott Brown unfairly and gives away a free kick.

60:35
 

The ball is delivered by Emilio Izaguirre.

59:50
 

Corner taken by David Wotherspoon from the left by-line.

59:25
 

Shot by Brian Easton. Virgil van Dijk gets a block in.

58:27
Yellow card
 

Frazer Wright receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

58:22
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Frazer Wright on Emilio Izaguirre.

57:45
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by David Wotherspoon.

57:04
 

A cross is delivered by Stevie May.

54:35
 

Stevie May produces a cross.

54:01
Substitution
 

James Forrest on for Adam Matthews.

52:39
 

The ball is delivered by Stevie May.

49:36
 

Murray Davidson makes a clearance.

49:11
 

Anthony Stokes crosses the ball.

48:26
 

Free kick taken by Darnell Fisher.

48:18
 

Foul by Gary McDonald on Darnell Fisher, free kick awarded.

45:54 +0.54
 

Emilio Izaguirre restarts play with the free kick.

45:42 +0.42
 

Murray Davidson challenges Joe Ledley unfairly and gives away a free kick.

Half time
 

The players leave the pitch at half time.

45:01
Substitution
 

Gwion Edwards comes on in place of Gary Miller.

44:43
 

Header by Virgil van Dijk misses to the right of the target.

44:30
 

Corner taken by Kris Commons.

44:02
 

Kris Commons has an effort at goal.

41:56
 

Fraser Forster takes the free kick.

41:38
Yellow card
 

Booking for David Wotherspoon for unsporting behaviour.

41:32
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by David Wotherspoon on Scott Brown.

40:49
 

Virgil van Dijk takes the free kick.

40:37
 

Gary McDonald concedes a free kick for a foul on Scott Brown.

38:47
 

Centre by Emilio Izaguirre.

35:08
 

Anthony Stokes takes a shot. David Mackay gets a block in.

33:41
 

A cross is delivered by Nigel Hasselbaink.

33:08
 

Clearance made by Gary McDonald.

32:52
 

The ball is delivered by Emilio Izaguirre.

29:37
 

Clearance by Brian Easton.

29:22
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Kris Commons.

28:45
 

Kris Commons takes the free kick.

27:00
 

Gary Miller concedes a free kick for a foul on Georgios Samaras.

26:16
 

Brian Easton makes a clearance.

21:53
 

Foul by Brian Easton on Darnell Fisher, free kick awarded.

21:09
 

Corner taken by Kris Commons.

19:40
 

Corner taken by Kris Commons from the left by-line.

17:48
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by David Wotherspoon.

16:57
 

The referee blows for offside against Scott Brown.

13:14
 

David Wotherspoon restarts play with the free kick.

13:00
 

Handball by Joe Ledley.

10:33
 

Free kick taken by Kris Commons.

10:18
 

Murray Davidson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Darnell Fisher.

9:44
 

Gary Miller challenges Emilio Izaguirre unfairly and gives away a free kick.

9:25
 

David Wotherspoon restarts play with the free kick.

9:11
 

Georgios Samaras challenges Nigel Hasselbaink unfairly and gives away a free kick.

8:57
 

Free kick taken by Joe Ledley.

8:43
 

Gary Miller challenges Joe Ledley unfairly and gives away a free kick.

8:05
 

Corner taken by David Wotherspoon.

7:28
 

The ball is crossed by Kris Commons.

3:24
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by David Wotherspoon.

3:00
 

The ball is delivered by Emilio Izaguirre.

1:37
 

Free kick taken by Fraser Forster.

1:27
 

The referee gives a free kick against Nigel Hasselbaink for handball.

Kick off
 

The match has kicked off.

Scottish Premiership table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Celtic 6 10 16
2 Aberdeen 5 8 15
3 Hearts 6 7 15
4 Hamilton 5 5 10
5 Ross County 6 4 10
6 Dundee 6 2 8
7 Motherwell 6 -4 6
8 St Johnstone 6 -3 5
9 Dundee Utd 6 -6 4
10 Inverness CT 6 -5 3

Full Scottish Premiership Table