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  • Date:25 Sep 2012
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Celtic Park
  • Attendance:14,737
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Goal!

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92mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kris Commons by Jason Thomson.

91mins

Dylan McGeouch takes the chance to get an effort at goal. David McGurn makes a save.

90mins

Joe Ledley is caught offside. David McGurn restarts play with the free kick.

89mins

The referee blows for offside. Laurence Ellis is brought on as a substitute for Edward Malowne. Lukasz Zaluska takes the direct free kick.

84mins

David Smith challenges Kris Commons unfairly and gives away a free kick. Gary Hooper takes the free kick.

82mins

James Forrest leaves the field to be replaced by Kris Commons.

82mins

Foul by Thomas Rogne on Brian Graham, free kick awarded. Joe Hamill restarts play with the free kick.

80mins

Effort on goal by Adam Matthews from 35 yards. Save by David McGurn. Corner taken by James Forrest, Close range headed effort by Thomas Rogne clears the crossbar.

76mins

Short corner taken by James Forrest from the right by-line.

75mins

Patrick McCourt takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Douglas Hill.

73mins

Effort from outside the penalty area by James Forrest strikes the post.

71mins

Effort on goal by Brian Graham from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target. Patrick McCourt is brought on as a substitute for Tony Watt.

69mins

Corner from the left by-line taken by Allan Walker, clearance made by Joe Ledley.

68mins

Grant Anderson goes off and David Smith comes on. Ross Callachan comes on in place of Greig Spence.

67mins

The referee gives a free kick against Dylan McGeouch for handball. Joe Hamill takes the free kick.

64mins

Adam Matthews sends in a cross, save by David McGurn.

61mins

Joe Ledley joins the action as a substitute, replacing Beram Kayal.

60mins

Gary Hooper fires in a goal from inside the six-yard box low into the middle of the goal. Celtic 4-1 Raith.Assist on the goal came from Beram Kayal.

58mins

A goal is scored by Gary Hooper from inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Celtic 3-1 Raith.Adam Matthews provided the assist for the goal.

55mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Brian Graham on Thomas Rogne. Beram Kayal takes the direct free kick.

53mins

Effort from 12 yards by Tony Watt. David McGurn makes a save.

52mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Edward Malowne on Gary Hooper. Free kick taken by Beram Kayal.

50mins

Brian Graham has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.

49mins

Kelvin Wilson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Brian Graham. Allan Walker takes the free kick.

47mins

Efe Ambrose produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the goal.

45mins

Effort on goal by Charlie Mulgrew from outside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the bar.

44mins

Shot from outside the box by James Forrest goes wide right of the target.

43mins

James Forrest fouled by Grant Anderson, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Dylan McGeouch.

40mins

Gary Hooper fouled by Grant Anderson, the ref awards a free kick. Grant Anderson is cautioned. Efe Ambrose takes the direct free kick.

39mins

Shot from outside the penalty box by Grant Anderson goes wide right of the goal.

38mins

Charlie Mulgrew takes the outswinging corner, save by David McGurn.

37mins

Gary Hooper finds the net with a goal from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Celtic 2-1 Raith.James Forrest provided the assist for the goal.

36mins

Greig Spence gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lukasz Zaluska. Lukasz Zaluska takes the free kick.

35mins

Outswinging corner taken by Allan Walker, Beram Kayal makes a clearance.

32mins

Charlie Mulgrew takes the inswinging corner, Close range shot by Beram Kayal goes wide of the left-hand upright.

32mins

Dylan McGeouch produces a cross, Grant Anderson manages to make a clearance.

31mins

Dylan McGeouch decides to take a short corner.

30mins

Edward Malowne fouled by Dylan McGeouch, the ref awards a free kick. Douglas Hill takes the free kick.

28mins

A goal is scored by Allan Walker from just outside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Celtic 1-1 Raith.Assist on the goal came from Brian Graham.

26mins

Tony Watt produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the bar.

25mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Beram Kayal by Stuart Anderson. Kelvin Wilson takes the direct free kick.

25mins

The ball is swung over by Charlie Mulgrew.

24mins

Foul by Edward Malowne on Adam Matthews, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Charlie Mulgrew.

22mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Brian Graham. Free kick taken by Thomas Rogne.

21mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jason Thomson on James Forrest. Free kick taken by Charlie Mulgrew.

20mins

Effort on goal by Beram Kayal from just inside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the target.

19mins

Corner taken right-footed by Dylan McGeouch, clearance by Stuart Anderson.

18mins

The ball is crossed by Jason Thomson, clearance made by Thomas Rogne.

16mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Charlie Mulgrew by Simon Mensing. Charlie Mulgrew takes the direct free kick.

15mins

Gary Hooper takes a shot. Save made by David McGurn.

14mins

Unfair challenge on Beram Kayal by Simon Mensing results in a free kick. Dylan McGeouch takes the free kick.

14mins

Shot by Dylan McGeouch. Save made by David McGurn. Outswinging corner taken by Charlie Mulgrew from the left by-line.

12mins

Gary Hooper finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box low into the middle of the goal. Celtic 1-0 Raith.Assist on the goal came from Dylan McGeouch.

2mins

Effort on goal by Beram Kayal from outside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

Match Preview

Lennon plans to rest Brown for cup clash Neil Lennon will manage Scott Brown's ongoing hip injury with a view to helping the Celtic skipper be ready for Scotland's crunch 2014 World Cup qualifiers next month. Craig Levein was unable to use the 27-year-old midfielder for the Scots' opening two home qualifiers against Serbia and Macedonia but the former Hibernian player has appeared in Celtic's last three matches. The Hoops boss will leave Brown out of the Scottish Communities League Cup third-round clash with Irn-Bru First Division side Raith Rovers at Parkhead to give him a rest and increase the chances of his availability for the club's upcoming Champions League games. However, Lennon is also keen to see his on-form captain return to Levein's squad for Scotland's away double-header in Wales and Belgium next month. "We feel it is an opportunity to give him a free week," said Lennon. "We should have enough cover. "There are a lot of games coming up and he needs rest after three games in a week. "We will try to base his programme around playing for us, obviously and making sure he is fit for Scotland as well. "We don't discourage players playing for their country. "Obviously Celtic come first in my priorities but I know Scotland have two big games coming up next month and Scott will want to play in both of them. "I just hope we can manage him to be able to play in them." Despite giving Brown the night off for the visit of Raith, Lennon was keen to stress how serious he was taking the threat of the Kirkcaldy men. Celtic have lost in the last two finals of the competition against Rangers and Kilmarnock and the former Northern Ireland international is looking to make it third time lucky. "All these early games are loaded with potential upsets and I don't want to be one of them," he said. "It is a game we are not taking lightly and I can't imagine I will be making too many changes if I can avoid it. "I will put a strong team out. I would like to get to the final of the competition again and go one better. "We done very well to get to the finals, we played well in both but it wasn't our day (in both of them). "I had Raith watched at the weekend. "They are a decent First Division side but with (manager) John McGlynn going (in the summer) it is a wee bit of a transitional period for them but they are decent opposition for us. "It took us a while to break Dundee down (at the weekend) and what we have to be mindful of is not to getting sloppy and complacent." Raith striker Pat Clarke is a major doubt as he continues to struggle with the calf injury that kept him out of Saturday's 1-0 defeat to Morton. Despite the loss, Rovers travel to Glasgow with confidence, with player/manager Grant Murray saying: "It was a very positive performance at Cappielow where we created chances but never took them." Murray added: "This is a big game for us and one that we want to win and get through to the quarter-finals. "I know that Celtic will want that as well and they are the massive favourites to win. If we are to do anything in this tie then we need everyone to play with great discipline."

Formation:442Manager: Neil Lennon

Celtic

Formation: 442Manager:

Raith

  • Lukasz Zaluska
  • Adam Matthews
  • Thomas Rogne
  • Kelvin Wilson
  • Charlie Mulgrew
  • Dylan McGeouch
  • Efe Ambrose
  • Beram Kayal
  • James Forrest
  • Tony Watt
  • Gary Hooper
  • SUBS
  • Fraser Forster
  • Kris Commons
  • Joe Ledley
  • Patrick McCourt
  • Victor Wanyama

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