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  • Date:09 Feb 2013
  • Kick-off:12:00
  • Venue:Tulloch Caledonian Stadium
  • Attendance:6,175
  • Ross (8)
  • Commons (19)
    Gershon (47) Miku (81)
Goal!

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91:39 +1.39

Unfair challenge on Marcus Fraser by Billy McKay results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Fraser Forster.

91:26 +1.26

The offside flag is raised against Tony Watt. Ryan Esson restarts play with the free kick.

90:22 +0.22

The ball is sent over by Andrew Shinnie.

89:38

The assistant referee flags for offside against Billy McKay. Free kick taken by Thomas Rogne.

87:49

Aaron Doran leaves the field to be replaced by Shane Sutherland.

87:01

Joe Chalmers takes a short corner.

86:45

Nicolas Fedor Miku takes a shot. Blocked by Ross Draper.

86:03

Centre by Adam Matthews, Nicolas Fedor Miku takes a shot from close in that bounces off the post.

85:09

Graeme Shinnie decides to take a short corner.

84:07

Shot by Anthony Stokes from 25 yards. Save made by Ryan Esson.

83:48

Outswinging corner taken by Joe Chalmers from the left by-line, David Raven makes a clearance.

83:29

Tom Rogic takes a shot. Blocked by Josh Meekings.

81:37

Nicolas Fedor Miku gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Inverness CT 1-3 Celtic.The assist for the goal came from Anthony Stokes.

80:41

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andrew Shinnie by Thomas Rogne. Aaron Doran takes the free kick.

79:02

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Graeme Shinnie by Dylan McGeouch. Graeme Shinnie takes the direct free kick.

78:32

Philip Roberts has a curled shot. Save made by Fraser Forster.

77:27

Tony Watt comes on in place of Patrick McCourt.

75:49

Philip Roberts is brought on as a substitute for Nick Ross.

75:26

Centre by Aaron Doran, Fraser Forster makes a comfortable save.

72:05

David Raven produces a cross.

70:41

Nick Ross takes a shot. Marcus Fraser manages to make a clearance.

67:58

Shot by Nick Ross. Marcus Fraser gets a block in.

66:56

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Graeme Shinnie from the right by-line, clearance by Marcus Fraser.

66:21

Foul by Beram Kayal on Andrew Shinnie, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Gary Warren.

65:19

Dylan McGeouch fouled by Graeme Shinnie, the ref awards a free kick. Rami Gershon goes off and Adam Matthews comes on. Free kick taken by Adam Matthews.

63:36

Owain Tudur Jones challenges Nicolas Fedor Miku unfairly and gives away a free kick. Joe Chalmers delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing, clearance by Owain Tudur Jones.

62:28

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Aaron Doran, Unfair challenge on Fraser Forster by Josh Meekings results in a free kick. Fraser Forster takes the free kick.

61:35

The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Gary Warren.

59:40

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Joe Chalmers, Gary Warren manages to make a clearance.

58:55

Inswinging corner taken by Dylan McGeouch, Anthony Stokes takes a shot.

54:05

Foul by Tom Rogic on Ross Draper, free kick awarded. Ross Draper restarts play with the free kick.

53:31

Aaron Doran crosses the ball.

53:10

Rami Gershon gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andrew Shinnie. Andrew Shinnie takes the free kick.

52:57

Anthony Stokes challenges Gary Warren unfairly and gives away a free kick. Gary Warren takes the direct free kick.

52:35

The ball is crossed by Andrew Shinnie.

51:48

Joe Chalmers challenges Aaron Doran unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Aaron Doran, Nicolas Fedor Miku manages to make a clearance.

49:17

Marcus Fraser gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andrew Shinnie. Graeme Shinnie crosses the ball in from the free kick, Marcus Fraser makes a clearance.

47:42

Rami Gershon finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the area. Inverness CT 1-2 Celtic.Assist by Dylan McGeouch.

46:57

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Joe Chalmers played to the near post, Owain Tudur Jones manages to make a clearance.

46:10

Short corner taken by Graeme Shinnie.

45:36

Kris Commons leaves the field to be replaced by Joe Chalmers.

43:13

A cross is delivered by David Raven.

42:19

Aaron Doran sends in a cross, Shot from inside the area by Andrew Shinnie clears the bar.

39:51

Short corner taken by Dylan McGeouch. Shot by Patrick McCourt from 20 yards. Thomas Rogne gets a block in.

39:33

Anthony Stokes has an effort at goal from 12 yards. Gary Warren gets a block in.

38:49

Gary Warren fouled by Nicolas Fedor Miku, the ref awards a free kick. Gary Warren restarts play with the free kick.

36:52

Shot by Graeme Shinnie. Blocked by Dylan McGeouch.

36:24

Rami Gershon challenges Andrew Shinnie unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Aaron Doran.

33:35

Foul by Nicolas Fedor Miku on David Raven, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Ryan Esson.

31:18

Foul by Ross Draper on Patrick McCourt, free kick awarded. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Kris Commons.

28:45

The referee blows for offside against Andrew Shinnie. Rami Gershon takes the direct free kick.

25:31

Thomas Rogne gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andrew Shinnie. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Aaron Doran from right channel, Patrick McCourt makes a clearance.

23:40

Effort from just outside the area by Tom Rogic goes over the bar.

21:28

Rami Gershon challenges Andrew Shinnie unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Josh Meekings.

20:25

Corner taken by Kris Commons, save by Ryan Esson.

19:19

A goal is scored by Kris Commons from the edge of the penalty area to the top left corner of the goal. Inverness CT 1-1 Celtic.The assist for the goal came from Tom Rogic.

18:28

Unfair challenge on Thomas Rogne by Graeme Shinnie results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Thomas Rogne.

15:48

Corner taken by Kris Commons from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Owain Tudur Jones.

14:52

Tom Rogic gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andrew Shinnie. Direct free kick taken by Graeme Shinnie.

10:41

Billy McKay fouled by Beram Kayal, the ref awards a free kick. Josh Meekings takes the free kick.

8:54

Nick Ross fires in a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Inverness CT 1-0 Celtic.

8:11

Aaron Doran takes the inswinging corner, Nicolas Fedor Miku makes a clearance.

6:37

Beram Kayal gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andrew Shinnie. Direct free kick taken by Graeme Shinnie.

6:06

Billy McKay has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.

5:22

Foul by Josh Meekings on Nicolas Fedor Miku, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed by Kris Commons, David Raven manages to make a clearance.

3:41

Centre by Patrick McCourt.

Match Preview

Lennon to shuffle pack ahead of Juve test Neil Lennon will ring the changes against Inverness as he gears up for the "biggest game" of his managerial career against Juventus. The Celtic manager says he will hand game time to some of his fringe players as he bids to keep his core personnel fresh for the last-16 clash with the Italian giants on Tuesday. But Lennon denied that his side's 15-point lead over Caley at the top of the Clydesdale Bank Premier League makes his decision any easier. "It is a balancing act but I will make changes," he said. "I have got Juventus in mind. It is the biggest game we have had here since Gordon Strachan's time and the biggest game of some of the players' career, and certainly my managerial career. "I don't want to take too many chances on Saturday. "We have got a cushion but that is no guarantee you are going to win the league and it is not the reason I am making changes. "If the gap was three points, I would probably still do it and take the gamble." Juventus are sitting three points clear of Napoli at the top of Serie A but Lennon does not believe they will be a more difficult prospect than Barcelona, who were famously defeated by the Hoops in the group stage at Parkhead in November. "Juventus are a formidable team, a daunting prospect, but I think the players have been looking at this game for quite a while and I am looking for a big night from them," said Lennon. "We have been overdosing on them the last few weeks in terms of DVD analysis. "Juventus and Barcelona are two different sides, two different mentalities. "I think Juventus are more pragmatic. Barcelona do a lot of things off the cuff because they are so good. "Juventus are very rigid in their formation, three at the back, one sitting and two wing-backs getting forward. They are a little bit more defensive-minded than Barcelona and they will be very difficult to break down although they probably don't have the flair or quality in forward areas than Barcelona." Lennon welcomes back goalkeeper Fraser Forster from a neck injury but still has doubts over several other players ahead of next Tuesday night. Winger James Forrest, forward Georgios Samaras (both hamstring) and left-back Emilio Izaguirre (knee) are question marks, while defender Efe Ambrose is away on African Nations Cup duty with Nigeria. "We have no fresh injury worries from the international games but James has had two scans this week, the first one was all clear so we are waiting on the results of the second one," said Lennon. "We are hoping if we get the all-clear he will be in the squad for Tuesday night." Samaras and Izaguirre will be missing against Inverness, and Lennon admits they will both be touch and go for Tuesday. "We are going to leave it as late as possible with Georgios and Emilio," he said. "It is 50-50 at the minute. Emilio has probably got a better chance than Samaras although they have worked very hard this week and we have been very aggressive with their rehabilitation." Inverness midfielder Ross Draper has targeted a top-three finish in the SPL as the Highlanders seek to confound their critics again. Caley Thistle lost three games in eight days - including two cup ties against Hearts and Kilmarnock - before turning their attentions to Celtic. But Draper is determined to show the doubters this season's promise will not evaporate on the back of one week. Inverness have come a long way since Terry Butcher assembled his team following a number of departures at the end of last season. The previous visit of Celtic in August saw Neil Lennon's men win 4-2 but Draper's two late goals ensured the scoreline very much flattered Inverness. But they subsequently only lost to Motherwell between that game and their current three-game losing run and won at Parkhead in November to prove wrong those who wrote off Inverness after that comprehensive defeat against Celtic. Draper, who arrived from Macclesfield in the summer, said: "People are entitled to their opinion but we had a new team coming together. "I think we have shown 20 games later, they are eating their own words. We have shown what we can do as a team that's used to each other. "People are entitled to their opinions but it's nice to prove them wrong sometimes. "The Celtic game at home was early doors, we hadn't moulded together as a team. We had a number of new faces and basically had a back four that hadn't played together. "It took us maybe seven or eight games to get going and get our run started. We don't read too much into that game at home. "The lads were terrific, I went down to watch them when I was injured, away from home against Celtic. Celtic are aware we could cause an upset on Saturday." Draper returns from suspension while Andrew Shinnie and Richie Foran could both make the Inverness squad despite being taken off injured at Kilmarnock last weekend. Shinnie (tight hamstring) has more chance of making the game than Foran (knee) but neither are ruled out.

Formation:4411Manager: Terry Butcher

Inverness CT

Formation: 3511Manager: Neil Lennon

Celtic

  • Ryan Esson
  • David Raven
  • Gary Warren
  • Josh Meekings
  • Graeme Shinnie
  • Aaron Doran
  • Owain Tudur Jones
  • Ross Draper
  • Nick Ross
  • Andrew Shinnie
  • Billy McKay
  • SUBS
  • Antonio Reguero
  • Shane Sutherland
  • Liam Polworth
  • Conor Pepper
  • Philip Roberts
  • Daniel Devine
  • Charlie Taylor

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Match Report

Form Guide

    DWDDWL
  • Inverness CT
  • VS
  • Celtic
  • WLWWWW

Last Meetings

  • Celtic
  • 0 - 1
  • Inverness CT
  • 24/11/2012
  • 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

Top Scorers

Inverness CT

  • B McKay 13
  • R Foran 7
  • A Shinnie 7
  • R Draper 4
  • G Warren 3
  • O Tudur Jones 2
  • C Pepper 2
  • A Doran 1
  • N Ross 1
  • P Roberts 1

Celtic

  • G Hooper 13
  • V Wanyama 6
  • T Watt 5
  • G Samaras 4
  • K Commons 3
  • S Brown 3
  • L Nouioui 3
  • J Ledley 2
  • M Lustig 2
  • C Mulgrew 2
  • A Matthews 2
  • A Stokes 1
  • NL Miku 1
  • E Ambrose 1
  • J Forrest 1

Goals

Inverness CT

    • Total goals 85
    • Goals per game 48
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 8 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 10 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Celtic

    • Total goals 89
    • Goals per game 52
  • 5 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 6 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 9 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 8 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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