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  • Date:11 May 2014
  • Kick-off:12:15
  • Venue:Celtic Park
  • Attendance:52,400
  • Stokes (63) Samaras - pen (75)
    Commons (81)
  • Filip Twardzik - og (78)

Live Commentary

The referee signals the end of the game.

91:47 +1.47

Beram Kayal concedes a free kick for a foul on Stuart Armstrong.

90:17 +0.17

Stuart Armstrong restarts play with the free kick.

90:12 +0.12

Beram Kayal handles the ball and concedes a free kick.


Fraser Forster restarts play with the free kick.


Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Scott Brown by Farid El Alagui.


Beram Kayal takes a shot and cleared the crossbar.


Teemu Pukki replaces Filip Twardzik.


Scott Fraser joins the action as a substitute, replacing John Rankin.


Kris Commons scores a left footed goal. Celtic 3-1 Dundee Utd.Assist by Anthony Stokes.


Scott Brown restarts play with the free kick.


Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Beram Kayal by Stuart Armstrong.


Filip Twardzik concedes an unfortunate own goal. Celtic 2-1 Dundee Utd.


Beram Kayal comes on in place of Mikael Lustig.


Penalty scored by Georgios Samaras. Celtic 2-0 Dundee Utd.


Booking for Radoslaw Cierzniak for unsporting behaviour.


Radoslaw Cierzniak challenges Georgios Samaras unfairly and gives away a Penalty.


The ball is swung over by John Rankin.


Free kick awarded for a foul by Georgios Samaras on Gavin Gunning.


Stuart Armstrong takes a shot. Fraser Forster parries the effort to safety.


Stuart Armstrong replaces Ryan Dow.


Corner taken by Mark Wilson from the left by-line.


The ball is sent over by Paul Paton.


Anthony Stokes scores with a header. Celtic 1-0 Dundee Utd.Assist by Kris Commons.


Gary Mackay-Steven is flagged offside by the assistant referee.


Shot by Kris Commons. A parry by Radoslaw Cierzniak prevents the goal.


(Celtic) makes a substitution, with Georgios Samaras coming on for Leigh Griffiths.


Gary Mackay-Steven replaces Ryan Gauld.


Ryan Dow sends in a cross.


The referee blows for offside.


Mark Wilson takes a shot. A parry by Fraser Forster prevents the goal.


Corner taken by Mark Wilson.


Free kick crossed by Paul Paton.


Free kick awarded for a foul by Mikael Lustig on Farid El Alagui.


Efe Ambrose restarts play with the free kick.


Farid El Alagui gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Efe Ambrose.


Efe Ambrose challenges Morgaro Gomis unfairly and gives away a free kick.


Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Paton on Charlie Mulgrew.

The referee gets the second half started.

The ref blows to end the first period.


Stefan Johansen restarts play with the free kick.


Free kick awarded for a foul by Morgaro Gomis on Filip Twardzik.


Fraser Forster restarts play with the free kick.


Mikael Lustig restarts play with the free kick.


Unfair challenge on Mikael Lustig by Farid El Alagui results in a free kick.


Corner taken by Leigh Griffiths.


Free kick taken by Gavin Gunning.


Foul by Scott Brown on Morgaro Gomis, free kick awarded.


Fraser Forster takes the free kick.


Farid El Alagui gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Efe Ambrose.


Anthony Stokes takes a shot and goes harmlessly over the bar.


The ball is delivered by Leigh Griffiths.


Free kick taken by Kris Commons.


Kris Commons fouled by John Rankin, the ref awards a free kick.


Kris Commons restarts play with the free kick.


Ryan Gauld challenges Mikael Lustig unfairly and gives away a free kick.


Free kick taken by Keith Watson.


Keith Watson fouled by Anthony Stokes, the ref awards a free kick.


Fraser Forster restarts play with the free kick.


Foul by Ryan Dow on Filip Twardzik, free kick awarded.


Mark Wilson takes the free kick.


Foul by Paul Paton on Charlie Mulgrew, free kick awarded.


Corner taken by Stefan Johansen.


Leigh Griffiths takes a shot.


The ball is swung over by Scott Brown.


Radoslaw Cierzniak takes the free kick.


Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul Paton by Kris Commons.


Paul Paton has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the goal.


Gavin Gunning has an effort direct from the free kick.


Free kick awarded for a foul by Charlie Mulgrew on Ryan Dow.


Charlie Mulgrew restarts play with the free kick.


Unfair challenge on Mikael Lustig by Farid El Alagui results in a free kick.


Free kick taken by Scott Brown.


Free kick awarded for a foul by Ryan Gauld on Mikael Lustig.


Anthony Stokes is ruled offside.

The match gets underway.

Match Preview

Brown rues defeat by Dons Celtic skipper Scott Brown will not let a single defeat by Aberdeen spoil an otherwise comprehensive title win but admits the result still nags at him. The Hoops midfielder will collect the Scottish Premiership trophy after the last game of the season against Dundee United at Parkhead on Sunday and if Neil Lennon's side avoid defeat then only Aberdeen will have taken all three points from them in 38 matches. The Dons' 2-1 win over Celtic at Pittodrie in February ended the visitors' 26-game unbeaten run but ultimately made no difference to the Hoops' quest for three in a row. "It's not spoiled the season," said Brown. "We've won the league by nine or 10 games but it is hurting and it's in the back of our heads. "It's the one that kind of got away. We could have went through the league without defeat but it's not to be. "We've won the league and that's the main thing. "In every single league match we've played in we've done really well, even when we were defeated. "We were a little bit unlucky to go down to 10 men in that game." Brown is looking forward to getting his hands on the trophy again but the match against United will not be the final appearance of the season for him. He will play in Scotland's friendly against Nigeria at Craven Cottage on May 28 before he goes on holiday and is pleased that he has remained injury-free in this campaign after having an operation on a troublesome hip last season. He said. "It's been enjoyable. I knew I could do it. "I needed the operation at the time. Maybe it wasn't the best idea to hold off but I wanted to play in the last-16 (of the Champions League) like everyone in that dressing room. "This season has been great for me. "I've managed to train every day and be involved and that's what I'll try to do from now to the end of my career." United boss Jackie McNamara may well rest some of his players ahead of next week's William Hill Scottish Cup final against St Johnstone at Celtic Park. Brown said: "They've got a few injuries as well so it's going to be hard for them. "But it's not about Dundee United. That day is going to be about us and how well we've done in the league and why we deserve the trophy." Lennon is hoping to have Georgios Samaras back after the Greece forward missed the last couple of games with a virus. Dundee United defender Mark Wilson insists he wants to face former club Celtic on Sunday - even if it costs him his place in next week's William Hill Scottish Cup final. Lennon's team will collect the Scottish Premiership trophy after their Parkhead clash with the Tangerines. But most of the United squad will only be thinking about their return to Glasgow's east end six days later when they face St Johnstone with the season's final piece of silverware at stake. Wilson, though, will have no second thoughts about taking on the new Scottish champions if asked by boss Jackie McNamara, even though the potential for bumps and bruises - or worse - could jeopardise his cup final chances. Wilson - a double Scottish Cup winner with Celtic - told Press Association Sport: "We have been chatting about it over the last few days. Everyone obviously wants to play in the cup final, so we were wondering if the manager would play his cup final team that he would put out against Celtic or would he rest a few. "It would be a disaster to pick up an injury on Sunday and then rule yourself out for next week. "I don't envy the manager having to pick a team for the weekend. "But I don't want to miss out any game. We're playing Celtic, they are getting presented with the league trophy so the atmosphere will be bouncing - I definitely want to play and I think most of the boys will be the same. "Even if you did pick up a wee knock there should still be plenty of time to recover. The only fear would be if you got something serious. That would be a sickner." Winger Gary Mackay-Steven is on course to return to the team against Celtic after a chest infection kept him out of the Aberdeen game. Defender John Souttar has been suffering from flu so will be assessed for the Scottish Premiership match nearer kick-off. John Rankin and Paul Paton might not be risked ahead of the Scottish Cup final after missing the Aberdeen defeat with knocks while Curtis Good (hip) and Calum Butcher (toe) remain out.

Formation:433Manager: Neil Lennon


Formation: 4321Manager: Jackie McNamara

Dundee Utd

  • Fraser Forster
  • Mikael Lustig
  • Efe Ambrose
  • Virgil van Dijk
  • Charlie Mulgrew
  • Scott Brown
  • Stefan Johansen
  • Filip Twardzik
  • Kris Commons
  • Anthony Stokes
  • Leigh Griffiths
  • SUBS
  • Georgios Samaras
  • Derk Boerrigter
  • Teemu Pukki
  • Steven Mouyokolo
  • Lukasz Zaluska
  • Beram Kayal
  • Liam Henderson



Match Report

Form Guide

  • Celtic
  • VS
  • Dundee Utd

Last Meetings

  • Dundee Utd
  • 0 - 2
  • Celtic
  • 05/04/2014
  • Celtic
  • 1 - 1
  • Dundee Utd
  • 02/11/2013
  • Dundee Utd
  • 0 - 1
  • Celtic
  • 31/08/2013
  • Dundee Utd
  • 0 - 4
  • Celtic
  • 19/05/2013
  • Celtic
  • 6 - 2
  • Dundee Utd
  • 16/02/2013
  • Celtic
  • 4 - 0
  • Dundee Utd
  • 22/01/2013

Top Scorers


  • K Commons 21
  • A Stokes 18
  • L Griffiths 7
  • T Pukki 7
  • G Samaras 6
  • C Mulgrew 6
  • V van Dijk 5
  • J Forrest 4
  • A Balde 3
  • S Brown 2
  • E Ambrose 2
  • S Johansen 2
  • D Boerrigter 1
  • A Matthews 1
  • L Henderson 1

Dundee Utd

  • N Ciftci 10
  • S Armstrong 8
  • B Graham 6
  • G Mackay-Steven 6
  • R Gauld 6
  • K Watson 3
  • G Gunning 3
  • R Dow 3
  • F El Alagui 3
  • A Robertson 3
  • P Paton 2
  • J Rankin 2
  • S Dillon 1
  • C Good 1
  • J Souttar 1



    • Total goals 123
    • Goals per game 99
  • 7 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 10 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 10 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 13 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 12 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 12 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • 23 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Dundee Utd

    • Total goals 88
    • Goals per game 64
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 7 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 8 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 8 (For) 9 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 12 (For) 9 (Against) Period 81-90 mins