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  • Date:24 Nov 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Celtic Park
  • Attendance:44,379
Goal!

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91:06 +1.06

The referee blows for offside against Aaron Doran. Philip Roberts goes off and Conor Pepper comes on. Indirect free kick taken by Fraser Forster.

89:09

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Owain Tudur Jones by Scott Brown. Free kick taken by Josh Meekings.

88:24

Corner taken by Charlie Mulgrew.

86:59

Scott Brown challenges Shane Sutherland unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Aaron Doran.

86:14

Free kick awarded for a foul by Graeme Shinnie on Kris Commons. Direct free kick taken by Kris Commons.

83:46

Shane Sutherland on for Billy McKay.

83:25

Andrew Shinnie takes a shot from 12 yards. Efe Ambrose gets a block in.

82:53

Billy McKay takes a shot.

82:19

Corner taken by Kris Commons.

81:47

Free kick awarded for a foul by Graeme Shinnie on Patrick McCourt. Direct free kick taken by Charlie Mulgrew.

81:31

Effort on goal by Kris Commons from deep inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

80:56

Kris Commons has an effort at goal. Antonio Reguero makes a fantastic save.

80:37

Kris Commons decides to take a short corner.

79:16

Kris Commons takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, David Raven makes a clearance.

78:29

Gary Warren concedes a free kick for a foul on Georgios Samaras. Richie Foran shown a yellow card. Charlie Mulgrew takes the free kick.

77:48

Effort on goal by Kris Commons from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.

74:56

Unfair challenge on Andrew Shinnie by Patrick McCourt results in a free kick. Lassad Nouioui joins the action as a substitute, replacing Gary Hooper. Gary Warren takes the direct free kick.

73:59

Corner from the right by-line taken by Charlie Mulgrew, clearance by Richie Foran.

72:48

Unfair challenge on Efe Ambrose by Andrew Shinnie results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Efe Ambrose.

71:33

Free kick awarded for a foul by Andrew Shinnie on Beram Kayal. Direct free kick taken by Charlie Mulgrew.

70:18

Kris Commons produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the net.

67:50

Philip Roberts gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mikael Lustig. Philip Roberts is given a yellow card. Scott Brown on for Adam Matthews. Charlie Mulgrew restarts play with the free kick.

67:31

Owain Tudur Jones takes a shot. Fraser Forster makes a save.

67:12

The ball is delivered by Mikael Lustig.

65:13

Effort by Victor Wanyama from a long way out goes over the crossbar.

64:46

Tony Watt goes off and Patrick McCourt comes on.

64:00

Goal scored by Billy McKay from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Celtic 0-1 Inverness CT.Assist by Philip Roberts.

60:40

The referee blows for offside. Antonio Reguero restarts play with the free kick.

60:24

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Charlie Mulgrew from the left by-line, Owain Tudur Jones makes a clearance.

56:59

Andrew Shinnie crosses the ball.

55:38

Tony Watt concedes a free kick for a foul on Gary Warren. Andrew Shinnie takes the direct free kick.

54:32

Corner taken by Graeme Shinnie, Gary Warren has a headed effort from close range and clears the crossbar.

54:22

The ball is swung over by Aaron Doran, Efe Ambrose manages to make a clearance.

51:19

A cross is delivered by Kris Commons, blocked by David Raven.

50:37

Short corner worked by Graeme Shinnie.

50:25

The ball is crossed by Billy McKay, clearance by Charlie Mulgrew.

47:37

The offside flag is raised against Aaron Doran. Indirect free kick taken by Efe Ambrose.

46:58

Kris Commons takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar.

44:09

Andrew Shinnie fouled by Victor Wanyama, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Josh Meekings.

41:14

Beram Kayal gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andrew Shinnie. Beram Kayal is cautioned. Josh Meekings takes the direct free kick.

39:54

Close range shot by Mikael Lustig goes wide of the right-hand upright.

38:18

Close range shot by Kris Commons goes wide of the right-hand upright.

33:24

Foul by Georgios Samaras on Aaron Doran, free kick awarded. Georgios Samaras goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Gary Warren.

32:15

Corner taken left-footed by Charlie Mulgrew, save made by Antonio Reguero.

31:58

Mikael Lustig sends in a cross, David Raven manages to make a clearance.

28:36

Andrew Shinnie has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

25:57

Beram Kayal takes a shot. Blocked by Gary Warren.

24:05

Victor Wanyama concedes a free kick for a foul on Richie Foran. Direct free kick taken by Graeme Shinnie.

23:06

Adam Matthews sends in a cross, clearance made by Gary Warren.

20:49

Shot from 20 yards by Victor Wanyama. Save by Antonio Reguero.

19:55

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Fraser Forster by Gary Warren. Direct free kick taken by Fraser Forster.

19:17

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Raven by Beram Kayal. Free kick taken by Billy McKay.

18:31

Richie Foran fouled by Victor Wanyama, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Antonio Reguero.

17:36

The ball is crossed by Gary Hooper.

17:11

Foul by Richie Foran on Victor Wanyama, free kick awarded. Victor Wanyama takes the free kick.

10:12

Effort from outside the penalty box by Kris Commons goes wide right of the target.

6:53

The ball is swung over by Philip Roberts, Efe Ambrose makes a clearance.

4:29

Georgios Samaras gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andrew Shinnie. Strike on goal comes in from Graeme Shinnie from the free kick.

3:07

Philip Roberts is ruled offside. Fraser Forster takes the free kick.

1:37

The official flags Tony Watt offside. Free kick taken by Antonio Reguero.

0:52

Kris Commons sends in a cross, save by Antonio Reguero.

Match Preview

Brown may play against Inverness Celtic captain Scott Brown is in contention to face Inverness - but is still likely to face surgery after the visit of Spartak Moscow. Neil Lennon stated on Tuesday that Brown looked like needing an operation on his ongoing hip problem after failing to last 90 minutes in the 2-1 defeat against Benfica. But the Celtic manager later discovered the midfielder had gone off with cramp in his legs. Lennon will now look to keep his skipper going until the Champions League group decider against Spartak Moscow on December 5, before referring him to a consultant. Lennon said: "Scott Brown is in contention to play remarkably. We will refer him after Moscow and see how he is. The problem is we don't have the time to let him settle down. "Looking at the condition, it normally requires surgery. "The problem on Tuesday night was he was just out of condition a bit because he has not been training. "He has trained in the last couple of days and we are doing some physical work and see what reaction we get." Lennon revealed it would be an eight-week rehabilitation process once Brown goes under the knife. Lennon added: "We are not making the condition any worse, the only problem is it's not getting any better. The medical team feel surgery will fix the problem, and when we do it is coming closer." While Brown could make the clash with Inverness, Lennon faces a problem at centre-back with Thomas Rogne's attempted comeback from a calf problem complicated by a virus. Kelvin Wilson is also a doubt with flu while James Forrest (hamstring) is out and Joe Ledley (groin) is a doubt. Meanwhile, Inverness manager Terry Butcher has urged his players to play with freedom at Celtic Park and revel on the big stage again. Caley Thistle travel to Glasgow to face the Clydesdale Bank Premier League leaders on the back of a 5-1 defeat by Motherwell, a loss that ended a 10-game unbeaten run - which included a 3-0 victory against Rangers at Ibrox in the Scottish Communities League Cup quarter-finals. Inverness have also twice come from two goals down to secure a point in Edinburgh this season against both Hibernian and Hearts, where they were down to 10 men. So Butcher believes his team can go to Celtic and play without fear. "It's a great place to play football and pit your wits against a very, very good side," he said. "We have had experience of going to Hibs, Hearts and Rangers, when we won in the League Cup. "We played in front of 28-29,000 at Rangers and it was a good atmosphere so hopefully that will stand them in good stead on Saturday afternoon. "We want to enjoy it. We have enjoyed our football in the last few months. "We didn't enjoy last Sunday but we have been enjoying our football and this is another step for the players who haven't played at Parkhead before to enjoy it, learn from it and be better people as a result of that. "We aim to continue our run of scoring in every match. Parkhead is certainly a big test for us to see if we can continue that but it's a great challenge. "We have to play the crowd like we did at Ibrox. We went to Ibrox and enjoyed the occasion and handled it very well, and had the freedom to go and play." Inverness have an unchanged squad to choose from for the trip. Midfielder Ross Draper has still not recovered from the ankle injury he picked up in the recent win at Kilmarnock. Simon King (ankle), Chris Hogg (knee), Nick Ross (shoulder) and Ryan Esson (hip) are still out.

Formation:442Manager: Neil Lennon

Celtic

Formation: 4231Manager: Terry Butcher

Inverness CT

  • Fraser Forster
  • Mikael Lustig
  • Efe Ambrose
  • Charlie Mulgrew
  • Adam Matthews
  • Kris Commons
  • Victor Wanyama
  • Beram Kayal
  • Georgios Samaras
  • Tony Watt
  • Gary Hooper
  • SUBS
  • Lukasz Zaluska
  • Nicolas Fedor Miku
  • Scott Brown
  • Lassad Nouioui
  • Patrick McCourt
  • Joe Chalmers
  • Dylan McGeouch

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Form Guide

    WWLDDW
  • Celtic
  • VS
  • Inverness CT
  • WWDWDL

Last Meetings

  • Inverness CT
  • 2 - 4
  • Celtic
  • 25/08/2012
  • Celtic
  • 1 - 0
  • Inverness CT
  • 11/02/2012
  • Inverness CT
  • 0 - 2
  • Celtic
  • 19/11/2011
  • Celtic
  • 2 - 0
  • Inverness CT
  • 24/09/2011
  • Inverness CT
  • 3 - 2
  • Celtic
  • 04/05/2011
  • Celtic
  • 2 - 2
  • Inverness CT
  • 27/11/2010

Top Scorers

Celtic

  • T Watt 5
  • V Wanyama 4
  • K Commons 3
  • G Hooper 3
  • C Mulgrew 2
  • G Samaras 1
  • M Lustig 1
  • NL Miku 1
  • E Ambrose 1
  • L Nouioui 1

Inverness CT

  • R Foran 5
  • A Shinnie 4
  • B McKay 4
  • R Draper 3
  • C Pepper 2
  • G Warren 1
  • O Tudur Jones 1
  • A Doran 1
  • N Ross 1
  • P Roberts 1

Goals

Celtic

    • Total goals 36
    • Goals per game 24
  • 3 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Inverness CT

    • Total goals 39
    • Goals per game 27
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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