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  • Date:24 Oct 2010
  • Kick-off:12:45
  • Venue:Celtic Park
  • Hooper (45) Hooper (45)
  • Glenn Loovens - og (48) Glenn Loovens - og (48)
    Miller (54) Miller (54)
    Miller (54) Miller - pen (66) Miller - pen (66)
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93mins

Georgios Samaras produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the goal.

91mins

Mark Wilson produces a cross.

88mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Steven Naismith by Georgios Samaras. Georgios Samaras is cautioned. James Beattie joins the action as a substitute, replacing Kyle Lafferty. Free kick taken by Madjid Bougherra.

87mins

Sung-Yong Ki fouled by Vladimir Weiss, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Glenn Loovens.

85mins

The ball is delivered by Emilio Izaguirre, Steven Naismith gets a block in. Patrick McCourt takes the inswinging corner, save by Allan McGregor. Shot on goal by Mark Wilson from just inside the area goes over the target.

84mins

The ball is crossed by Georgios Samaras, Joe Ledley takes a shot. Save by Allan McGregor. Corner taken by Sung-Yong Ki from the left by-line, Daniel Majstorovic has a headed effort from close range and clears the bar.

84mins

The ball is swung over by Emilio Izaguirre.

83mins

Emilio Izaguirre produces a cross, Steven Whittaker gets a block in. Corner taken left-footed by Emilio Izaguirre, Lee McCulloch makes a clearance.

82mins

Effort from the edge of the penalty area by Kyle Lafferty goes wide of the left-hand post.

81mins

Emilio Izaguirre fouled by Steven Naismith, the ref awards a free kick. Emilio Izaguirre takes the direct free kick.

80mins

Madjid Bougherra challenges Georgios Samaras unfairly and gives away a free kick. Madjid Bougherra is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Sung-Yong Ki crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, save by Allan McGregor.

79mins

Vladimir Weiss joins the action as a substitute, replacing Kenny Miller.

78mins

The ball is sent over by Mark Wilson, Madjid Bougherra makes a clearance.

78mins

Gary Hooper produces a cross, Steven Whittaker manages to make a clearance.

77mins

The referee penalises Kyle Lafferty for handball. Mark Wilson restarts play with the free kick.

75mins

Georgios Samaras takes a shot. Blocked by David Weir. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Sung-Yong Ki from the right by-line, Daniel Majstorovic has a volleyed shot. Blocked by Kirk Broadfoot.

74mins

Foul by Joe Ledley on Steven Naismith, free kick awarded. Madjid Bougherra takes the direct free kick.

73mins

Outswinging corner taken by Sung-Yong Ki from the right by-line, clearance made by Kyle Lafferty.

72mins

Steven Davis concedes a free kick for a foul on Sung-Yong Ki. Sung-Yong Ki shoots direct from the free kick, Allan McGregor makes a save.

71mins

Efrain Juarez produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that clears the crossbar.

67mins

The referee penalises Mark Wilson for handball. Patrick McCourt comes on in place of Anthony Stokes. Allan McGregor takes the direct free kick.

66mins

Penalty awarded for an unfair challenge on Kirk Broadfoot by Daniel Majstorovic. Kenny Miller scores a placed penalty. Celtic 1-3 Rangers.Assist by Kirk Broadfoot.

63mins

The ball is delivered by Georgios Samaras.

62mins

The ball is crossed by Anthony Stokes, save made by Allan McGregor.

61mins

A cross is delivered by Mark Wilson, Allan McGregor makes a save.

59mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kyle Lafferty on Glenn Loovens. Glenn Loovens takes the free kick.

58mins

Steven Naismith fouled by Emilio Izaguirre, the ref awards a free kick. Allan McGregor restarts play with the free kick.

57mins

Anthony Stokes crosses the ball, clearance by Steven Naismith.

56mins

Mark Wilson delivers the ball. Joe Ledley is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Allan McGregor.

56mins

The ball is crossed by Efrain Juarez, Madjid Bougherra makes a clearance.

55mins

Kenny Miller finds the net with a goal from the edge of the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Celtic 1-2 Rangers.

54mins

The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Fraser Forster.

53mins

Anthony Stokes takes a shot. Save by Allan McGregor. Sung-Yong Ki gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steven Naismith. Booking for Sung-Yong Ki for unsporting behaviour. Madjid Bougherra takes the direct free kick.

52mins

Sung-Yong Ki takes a inswinging corner. Centre by Mark Wilson, Steven Whittaker makes a clearance.

50mins

Effort on goal by Anthony Stokes from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

49mins

Kyle Lafferty provided the assist for the goal.

48mins

Kyle Lafferty fouled by Sung-Yong Ki, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by Steven Davis. Glenn Loovens puts the ball into his own goal from 6 yards. Celtic 1-1 Rangers.

47mins

The ball is swung over by Emilio Izaguirre.

47mins

The ball is swung over by Mark Wilson, Madjid Bougherra manages to make a clearance.

46mins

Joe Ledley fouled by Kirk Broadfoot, the ref awards a free kick. Sung-Yong Ki takes the direct free kick.

46mins

Kirk Broadfoot joins the action as a substitute, replacing Sasa Papac.

45mins

Centre by Mark Wilson, Kyle Lafferty gets a block in. Corner from the left by-line taken by Sung-Yong Ki, Gary Hooper grabs a goal from close in to the top right corner of the goal. Celtic 1-0 Rangers.The assist for the goal came from Sung-Yong Ki.

45mins

Short corner taken by Anthony Stokes from the right by-line.

45mins

Emilio Izaguirre produces a cross, Madjid Bougherra manages to make a clearance.

44mins

Corner taken by Sung-Yong Ki, clearance made by Kyle Lafferty. Corner taken right-footed by Sung-Yong Ki to the near post, Sasa Papac manages to make a clearance.

43mins

Lee McCulloch gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Anthony Stokes. Direct free kick taken by Glenn Loovens.

42mins

Foul by Steven Whittaker on Georgios Samaras, free kick awarded. Emilio Izaguirre restarts play with the free kick.

42mins

Lee McCulloch takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.

40mins

Emilio Izaguirre crosses the ball, clearance made by Sasa Papac.

39mins

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Steven Davis, clearance by Daniel Majstorovic.

38mins

Gary Hooper concedes a free kick for a foul on David Weir. Allan McGregor takes the free kick.

37mins

Madjid Bougherra gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Anthony Stokes. Free kick taken by Sung-Yong Ki. Mark Wilson sends in a cross.

36mins

The ball is sent over by Georgios Samaras.

35mins

Foul by Steven Naismith on Sung-Yong Ki, free kick awarded. Glenn Loovens takes the direct free kick.

34mins

Foul by Lee McCulloch on Georgios Samaras, free kick awarded. Sung-Yong Ki produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick, save by Allan McGregor.

34mins

Efrain Juarez gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kyle Lafferty. Sasa Papac takes the free kick.

33mins

The ball is sent over by Madjid Bougherra.

32mins

Emilio Izaguirre takes a shot from inside the box clearing the bar.

31mins

The referee blows for offside. Sung-Yong Ki restarts play with the free kick.

30mins

The ball is sent over by Steven Whittaker, volleyed left-footed shot by Steven Davis. Fraser Forster makes a comfortable save.

29mins

Georgios Samaras crosses the ball. Gary Hooper challenges Steven Whittaker unfairly and gives away a free kick. Allan McGregor takes the direct free kick.

28mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Daniel Majstorovic by Kenny Miller. Daniel Majstorovic takes the direct free kick.

27mins

Joe Ledley sends in a cross, clearance made by Lee McCulloch.

27mins

Corner from the right by-line taken by Sung-Yong Ki, clearance by David Weir.

25mins

Unfair challenge on Steven Naismith by Daniel Majstorovic results in a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Steven Davis from right channel, clearance by Daniel Majstorovic.

24mins

Kyle Lafferty delivers the ball.

24mins

The ball is sent over by Steven Whittaker.

24mins

Efrain Juarez has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide left of the target.

23mins

A cross is delivered by Mark Wilson, clearance made by Steven Whittaker.

23mins

Steven Naismith concedes a free kick for a foul on Emilio Izaguirre. Free kick taken by Joe Ledley.

21mins

Steven Whittaker takes a shot. Emilio Izaguirre gets a block in.

21mins

Sung-Yong Ki concedes a free kick for a foul on Maurice Edu. Free kick taken by Sasa Papac.

19mins

Emilio Izaguirre challenges Steven Naismith unfairly and gives away a free kick. Sasa Papac crosses the ball in from the free kick.

16mins

Unfair challenge on Sung-Yong Ki by Steven Davis results in a free kick. Sung-Yong Ki takes the free kick.

14mins

Efrain Juarez on for Shaun Maloney.

13mins

Steven Whittaker sends in a cross, Sung-Yong Ki makes a clearance.

12mins

Unfair challenge on Madjid Bougherra by Georgios Samaras results in a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Steven Whittaker, clearance made by Daniel Majstorovic.

12mins

Gary Hooper gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Weir. Direct free kick taken by David Weir.

6mins

Steven Davis takes a shot. Save made by Fraser Forster.

5mins

Gary Hooper has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the target.

4mins

Lee McCulloch gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Emilio Izaguirre. Lee McCulloch booked. Free kick crossed right-footed by Sung-Yong Ki from left channel. Centre by Emilio Izaguirre, clearance made by David Weir.

3mins

Steven Whittaker produces a right-footed shot from inside the box and strikes the post.

1mins

Foul by Anthony Stokes on Sasa Papac, free kick awarded. Booking for Anthony Stokes for unsporting behaviour. Free kick crossed by Steven Davis, Fraser Forster makes a save.

1mins

Sasa Papac produces a cross, clearance made by Glenn Loovens.

1mins

Gary Hooper concedes a free kick for a foul on David Weir. Allan McGregor takes the direct free kick.

The match has kicked off.

The ref blows to end the first period.

The second half begins.

The referee blows his whistle to end the game.

Match Preview

Murphy`s not better Celtic striker Daryl Murphy will miss Sunday's Old Firm clash against Rangers at Parkhead with an ankle injury that will keep him out for the next three or four weeks. James Forrest's ankle injury keeps him sidelined for the Clydesdale Bank Premier League fixture but Charlie Mulgrew (hamstring) and Thomas Rogne (calf) are back in training and in contention. Captain Scott Brown (ankle) and Beram Kayal (hernia) are out long term. Neil Lennon believes his Celtic side have their "tails up". Both Glasgow giants have won their opening eight SPL fixtures this season with the Ibrox men top of the table only on goal difference. The Hoops' boss, though, is unbeaten in 16 SPL games since taking over from Tony Mowbray in March and his team come off what he described as their best performance of the season, the 2-1 win over Dundee United at Tannadice last week. Lennon is pleased by the way his squad, many of whom he recruited in the summer, have gelled together and claims they are in prime condition ahead of the visit from their bitter rivals. "I think it's as good as it gets from where we started from," said the former Celtic skipper, who beat Rangers 2-1 last season in his Old Firm debut as manager. "We have a lot of new players who have to get used to the culture and environment of Scottish football and I think they have coped very well with that. "They are playing some good stuff and they were excellent against Dundee United last week. "I couldn't have asked any more from them in terms of a team performance and an attacking performance. "So the tails are up, there is a wee bit of excitement about this game and the players are looking forward to it. "We have gone about things as normal this week but we have worked on a few different things and ways we think we can exploit Rangers." Rangers manager Walter Smith has been boosted by the return of Kirk Broadfoot and Lee McCulloch. Broadfoot has been out with a bruised foot, while McCulloch has been suffering from a groin injury. Both are back in contention for the visit to Celtic Park after sitting out the midweek draw with Valencia in the Champions League. Steven Naismith insists there is no danger of fatigue being a problem despite having a more gruelling fixture schedule than Celtic. The Hoops have had a full week to recover from last week's win over Dundee United and to prepare for the visit of their Glasgow rivals in the highly-anticipated clash. In contrast, Rangers were forced to come through a difficult Champions League game against Valencia in midweek, their third European tie of the season so far. "On paper, you would say they are going to be much fresher with one game a week," said Naismith. "But, with the run we're on, we have shown in the last two Champions League games we are capable of coming back and putting in good performances and getting good results. "I don't think it will be a major factor on Sunday. "If you are a player and you can't get up for an Old Firm game, you shouldn't really be playing football. "We have shown in the games after the European competition that we do go to the final whistle and we will definitely be up for this game." Despite their European commitments, Rangers - like Celtic - have yet to drop a single point in the Clydesdale Bank Premier League and Naismith's view were echoed by boss Walter Smith. "I don't think there will be any problems in terms of motivation," he said. "I always say it is more mental than physical, the tiredness aspect of it. Both teams will be confident."

Formation:442Manager: Neil Lennon

Celtic

Formation: 4141Manager: Walter Smith

Rangers

  • Fraser Forster
  • Mark Wilson
  • Daniel Majstorovic
  • Glenn Loovens
  • Emilio Izaguirre
  • Anthony Stokes
  • Sung-Yong Ki
  • Joe Ledley
  • Shaun Maloney
  • Georgios Samaras
  • Gary Hooper
  • SUBS
  • Lukasz Zaluska
  • Efrain Juarez
  • Du-Ri Cha
  • Niall McGinn
  • Patrick McCourt
  • Richie Towell
  • Filip Twardzik

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Match Report

Gers claim Old Firm bragging rights Kenny Miller grabbed a dramatic second-half double as Rangers came from behind to win the first Old Firm encounter of the season 3-1 and go three points clear at the top of the Clydesdale Bank Premier League. Gary Hooper's opener just before half-time was cancelled out three minutes into the second half when Hoops' stopper Glenn Loovens put through his own net as he tried to clear Kyle Lafferty's header. Miller then fired the visitors ahead with a volley in the 55th minute before netting from the spot 10 minutes later after Old Firm debut referee Willie Collum had pointed to the spot when Daniel Majstorovic had fouled Light Blues' substitute Kirk Broadfoot inside the box. It was statement of intent from the champions, who extended their winning run in the league to nine games while at the same time ending their bitter rivals' winning run in the SPL this season. While there was no difference between the teams in points going in the game there was a huge difference in their respective experience of Old Firm games. Celtic, with the same side which beat Dundee United at Tannadice last week, had six players making their debut in the fixture. Rangers manager Walter Smith, who started the game watching from the stand, made two changes to the side that drew 1-1 with Valencia at Ibrox in the Champions League in midweek. Midfielder Lee McCulloch returned after injury and Lafferty also came in as Richard Foster and Vladimir Weiss dropped out. All eyes were on referee Collum and it took him only 70 seconds to produce a yellow card for Anthony Stokes, for a crunching challenge on Ibrox defender Sasa Papac. Then, after Steven Whittaker had powered a 20-yard shot off the base of the post, and Steven Naismith had his drive from the rebound blocked, McCulloch was booked for a foul on Hoops' left back Emilio Izaguirre. In the midst of the initial madness, with bodies falling to the ground all over the pitch, Rangers midfielder Steven Davis tested Celtic goalkeeper Fraser Foster with an effort from 20 yards. Parkhead skipper Shaun Maloney went off with concussion in the 14th minute after a clash of heads with Naismith, to be replaced with another Old Firm debutant, Efrain Juarez. On the half-hour mark Davis had another shot, this time on the turn from 16 yards and again Forster dealt with it easily before Izaguirre fired over from the distance at the other end. In the 33rd minute, when McCulloch brought Georgios Samaras tumbling to the ground 30 yards out, the Ibrox bench and supporters held their breath lest Collum reached for another yellow card for the midfielder. However, the referee showed leniency and Ibrox keeper Allan McGregor made a decent save from Ki Sung-yong's free-kick. Just before the interval Ki's corner from the left came off the head of Whittaker and headed for Hooper. The former Scunthorpe striker quickly brought the ball under control and hammered it past Davis, who was guarding the far post. Broadfoot replaced Papac at the break and within three minutes the visitors drew with the help of Lafferty, who had been sandwiched to win a free-kick. Davis floated the ball in and his Northern Ireland team-mate headed towards goal, with Loovens only helping it in as he tried to clear. The home side were the architects of their own downfall again in the 55th minute when Miller dramatically put Rangers ahead. Forster made a mess of a routine clearance and Naismith quickly tried to put Maurice Edu through with Miller looking to be in an offside position. However, when the ball broke to the former Hoops' striker 16 yards out, he buried his volley low past Forster. More drama arrived in the 65th minute when Collum awarded a penalty to the Govan club after Majstorovic brought down Broadfoot in the box, although contact seemed minimal. After the referee brushed aside Celtic complaints Miller drove the spot-kick in off the post. The Parkhead men fought to get a foothold back in the match and McGregor made good saves from Ki and Joe Ledley - but Rangers were happy to see the game out.

Form Guide

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  • Celtic
  • VS
  • Rangers
  • WWWWWW

Last Meetings

  • Celtic
  • 2 - 1
  • Rangers
  • 04/05/2010
  • Rangers
  • 1 - 0
  • Celtic
  • 28/02/2010
  • Celtic
  • 1 - 1
  • Rangers
  • 03/01/2010
  • Rangers
  • 2 - 1
  • Celtic
  • 04/10/2009
  • Rangers
  • 1 - 0
  • Celtic
  • 09/05/2009
  • Celtic
  • 0 - 0
  • Rangers
  • 15/02/2009

Top Scorers

Celtic

  • S Maloney 4
  • G Hooper 3
  • P McCourt 2
  • J Forrest 2
  • G Loovens 1
  • S Brown 1
  • A Stokes 1
  • J Ledley 1
  • S Ki 1

Rangers

  • K Miller 10
  • SJ Naismith 4
  • N Jelavic 2
  • S Papac 1
  • S Davis 1
  • K Lafferty 1
  • V Weiss 1

Goals

Celtic

    • Total goals 22
    • Goals per game 18
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 81-90 mins

Rangers

    • Total goals 26
    • Goals per game 22
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 7 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) Period 81-90 mins

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