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  • Date:11 Nov 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Celtic Park
  • Watt (50)
  • Hasselbaink (76)
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93mins

The referee blows for offside against Gregory Tade. Kelvin Wilson restarts play with the free kick.

93mins

Tony Watt takes a shot. Alan Mannus makes a save.

92mins

Unfair challenge on Beram Kayal by Rowan Vine results in a free kick. A cross is delivered by Kris Commons, Close range header by Charlie Mulgrew misses to the right of the target.

90mins

Unfair challenge on Chris Millar by Beram Kayal results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by David MacKay.

87mins

David MacKay concedes a free kick for a foul on Georgios Samaras. Kris Commons crosses the ball in from the free kick, Gary Miller manages to make a clearance.

84mins

Rowan Vine replaces Nigel Hasselbaink.

84mins

Shot from deep inside the area by Kris Commons goes over the bar. Dylan McGeouch joins the action as a substitute, replacing Efe Ambrose.

83mins

Tony Watt fouled by David MacKay, the ref awards a free kick. Kris Commons crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance by Liam Craig.

81mins

Beram Kayal takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.

78mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Callum Davidson on Kris Commons. Kris Commons restarts play with the free kick. Georgios Samaras takes a shot. Alan Mannus makes a save.

77mins

Short corner worked by Chris Millar. Nigel Hasselbaink scores a goal from inside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Celtic 1-1 St Johnstone.Frazer Wright provided the assist for the goal.

77mins

Nigel Hasselbaink takes a shot. Save by Fraser Forster. Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Chris Millar from the left by-line.

75mins

Chris Millar takes a outswinging corner.

73mins

Unfair challenge on Kris Commons by Chris Millar results in a free kick. Kris Commons restarts play with the free kick.

71mins

David Robertson leaves the field to be replaced by Gregory Tade.

70mins

Beram Kayal is brought on as a substitute for Joe Ledley.

67mins

Corner taken left-footed by Kris Commons, Shot from close range by Charlie Mulgrew misses to the left of the target.

54mins

Murray Davidson is cautioned. Corner taken by Liam Craig.

51mins

Tony Watt finds the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Celtic 1-0 St Johnstone.The assist for the goal came from Charlie Mulgrew.

49mins

Kelvin Wilson concedes a free kick for a foul on David Robertson. Chris Millar takes the direct free kick.

46mins

Victor Wanyama fouled by David MacKay, the ref awards a free kick. Victor Wanyama takes the direct free kick.

46mins

Tony Watt on for Nicolas Fedor Miku.

44mins

Chris Millar is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Adam Matthews takes the free kick.

44mins

Adam Matthews gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Liam Craig. Direct free kick taken by Alan Mannus.

42mins

Inswinging corner taken by Liam Craig from the right by-line, Georgios Samaras manages to make a clearance.

41mins

Liam Craig takes a inswinging corner.

40mins

Outswinging corner taken by Charlie Mulgrew, Header by Victor Wanyama from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

39mins

Chris Millar gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Efe Ambrose. Direct free kick taken by Efe Ambrose.

37mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Millar on Kris Commons. Charlie Mulgrew restarts play with the free kick.

34mins

Shot from just outside the box by Kris Commons goes over the crossbar.

32mins

Header from deep inside the area by Joe Ledley goes over the bar.

31mins

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Kris Commons from the right by-line, clearance made by Frazer Wright.

27mins

The ball is crossed by Adam Matthews, save by Alan Mannus.

26mins

Victor Wanyama takes a shot. Save by Alan Mannus.

26mins

Victor Wanyama takes a shot.

25mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by David MacKay on Nicolas Fedor Miku. Free kick crossed left-footed by Charlie Mulgrew, clearance by Frazer Wright.

24mins

Victor Wanyama gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Frazer Wright. Free kick taken by Alan Mannus.

23mins

Centre by Scott Brown.

21mins

Foul by Frazer Wright on Georgios Samaras, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed by Kris Commons, save by Alan Mannus.

19mins

Unfair challenge on Scott Brown by Frazer Wright results in a free kick. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Charlie Mulgrew, Alan Mannus makes a save.

16mins

Foul by Georgios Samaras on Frazer Wright, free kick awarded. Frazer Wright takes the free kick.

15mins

The ball is swung over by Charlie Mulgrew.

12mins

Steven MacLean produces a cross, save by Fraser Forster.

12mins

The ball is swung over by Charlie Mulgrew, clearance by Frazer Wright.

10mins

Efe Ambrose challenges Steven MacLean unfairly and gives away a free kick. Callum Davidson restarts play with the free kick.

8mins

Corner taken by Adam Matthews from the left by-line.

8mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Millar by Scott Brown. Free kick taken by Frazer Wright.

6mins

Gary Miller comes on in place of David McCracken. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by David McCracken.

4mins

Liam Craig takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Georgios Samaras.

4mins

The ball is swung over by Adam Matthews, Alan Mannus makes a save.

Match Preview

Lennon wants focused Hoops Neil Lennon is disregarding Celtic's recent home drubbing of St Johnstone in the Scottish Communities League Cup ahead of Sunday's meeting in the Clydesdale Bank Premier League. The Parkhead side thrashed Steve Lomas' men 5-0 earlier in the month to set up a semi-final appearance against St Mirren at Hampden in January. However, the former Celtic skipper, still basking in the glory of his side's 2-1 Champions League home win over Barcelona in midweek, remembers that Saints caused an upset when they beat the Hoops at McDiarmid Park in the SPL in September. Asked about the recent result against St Johnstone with regards the impact it might make on proceedings at Parkhead, Lennon replied: "It will be irrelevant. "I'm sure Steve will have them well motivated, as we were to beat them as they had turned us over at McDiarmid Park and we will be using that result in Perth as a motivation again on Sunday. "But we have to adapt ourselves. I want the players to enjoy the aftermath (of the Barcelona result) but it is back to St Johnstone. "We will try to carry on and play the good football that we have been playing. "The SPL is our priority because it is the avenue that gets us into the Champions League in the first place." The Northern Irishman, though, believes the visit of the Perth men will be "tricky" following the "euphoria" of Wednesday night when Celtic made Europe sit up with their unlikely Group G win which left them with a good chance of making it through to the knockout stages of the competition. "It is important that we re-focus again," said Lennon. "The rest will be important but where the players are mentally at the minute, I don't know. "I'm sure among the players there will be a huge dose of satisfaction and also fatigue but I will have a chat with them and see how they feel. "But I will want to put out a strong team because St Johnstone are going very well in the league. "We have taken one point from six in the league and so it is important that we get back to winning ways as soon as possible." Lennon will assess skipper Scott Brown who missed the win over Barcelona due to illness. Right-back Mikael Lustig should recover from a hip knock but left-back Emilio Izaguirre (hamstring), stopper Thomas Rogne (calf), winger James Forrest (hamstring), and strikers Gary Hooper (hamstring) and Lassad (groin) are all still out. Lomas hopes his side put on a show of their true capabilities. "It's a good opportunity to go back and put in a performance somewhat more like ourselves," Lomas said. "We know we're going to have to play better; we're certainly going to have to defend better as a team. "You can't concede the goals we've conceded recently and expect to win games. "You certainly can't expect to go to Celtic Park and win. "It's a fantastic stadium, a great surface to play football. "We're looking forward to it." The Perth men are one of two sides to have beaten leaders Celtic in the Clydesdale Bank Premier League this season, having won at home in September. Lomas takes confidence from the victory in the east end of Glasgow last season and his side's 2-1 win at McDiarmid Park on September 15, a result which sparked a run of six victories in all competitions. A draw with Inverness was followed by the League Cup loss at Parkhead, while Saints lost 3-1 to Motherwell last weekend. "There's always a point to prove," he added. "You've got a point to prove every week you go and play and manage. "You've a point to prove to yourself, you've a point to prove to your manager, to the fans."

Formation:442Manager: Neil Lennon

Celtic

Formation: 442Manager: Steve Lomas

St Johnstone

  • Fraser Forster
  • Adam Matthews
  • Efe Ambrose
  • Kelvin Wilson
  • Charlie Mulgrew
  • Scott Brown
  • Victor Wanyama
  • Joe Ledley
  • Kris Commons
  • Nicolas Fedor Miku
  • Georgios Samaras
  • SUBS
  • Lukasz Zaluska
  • Mikael Lustig
  • Patrick McCourt
  • Beram Kayal
  • Dylan McGeouch
  • Rabiu Ibrahim
  • Tony Watt

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Match Report

Form Guide

    WWWWLD
  • Celtic
  • VS
  • St Johnstone
  • WWWWDL

Last Meetings

  • St Johnstone
  • 2 - 1
  • Celtic
  • 15/09/2012
  • Celtic
  • 1 - 0
  • St Johnstone
  • 03/05/2012
  • Celtic
  • 2 - 0
  • St Johnstone
  • 01/04/2012
  • St Johnstone
  • 0 - 2
  • Celtic
  • 18/12/2011
  • Celtic
  • 0 - 1
  • St Johnstone
  • 21/08/2011
  • St Johnstone
  • 0 - 1
  • Celtic
  • 12/04/2011

Top Scorers

Celtic

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

St Johnstone

  • M Davidson 3
  • N Hasselbaink 3
  • L Craig 2
  • D Robertson 2
  • G Tade 2
  • F Wright 1
  • R Vine 1
  • S MacLean 1

Goals

Celtic

    • Total goals 32
    • Goals per game 21
  • 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
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

St Johnstone

    • Total goals 26
    • Goals per game 15
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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