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The offside flag is raised against Daniele Invincibile. Free kick taken by Fraser Forster.
Emilio Izaguirre produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Efrain Juarez by Ben Gordon. Ben Gordon goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Sung-Yong Ki takes the direct free kick.
The referee blows for offside. Cameron Bell restarts play with the free kick.
Manuel Pascali gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Emilio Izaguirre. Manuel Pascali is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Daniel Majstorovic takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Marinho Rui Miguel on Sung-Yong Ki. Anthony Stokes restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Liam Kelly on Joe Ledley. Shot on goal comes in from Shaun Maloney from the free kick, save by Cameron Bell.
Daniel Majstorovic fouled by Marinho Rui Miguel, the ref awards a free kick. Daniel Majstorovic takes the free kick.
Liam Kelly on for Tim Clancy.
Liam Kelly replaces Tim Clancy.
Sung-Yong Ki replaces Beram Kayal.
Handball by Anthony Stokes. Free kick crossed right-footed by Alexei Eremenko from right wing, save by Fraser Forster.
Beram Kayal concedes a free kick for a foul on Alexei Eremenko. Manuel Pascali restarts play with the free kick.
(Kilmarnock) makes a substitution, with Marinho Rui Miguel coming on for Garry Hay.
Conor Sammon challenges Emilio Izaguirre unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Fraser Forster.
Emilio Izaguirre has an effort at goal from long distance that goes wide left.
Beram Kayal challenges Alexei Eremenko unfairly and gives away a free kick. Daniele Invincibile joins the action as a substitute, replacing Harry Forrester. Alexei Eremenko restarts play with the free kick.
Beram Kayal gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jamie Hamill. Manuel Pascali restarts play with the free kick.
Anthony Stokes gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Manuel Pascali. Booking for Anthony Stokes for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Manuel Pascali.
Corner taken by Emilio Izaguirre, clearance made by Conor Sammon. Anthony Stokes gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Kilmarnock 1-2 Celtic.The assist for the goal came from Emilio Izaguirre.
Handball by Garry Hay. Direct free kick taken by Glenn Loovens.
Anthony Stokes takes a shot. Save by Cameron Bell.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Emilio Izaguirre from the right by-line, clearance by Manuel Pascali.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Shaun Maloney, Header from deep inside the penalty area by Daniel Majstorovic goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
Inswinging corner taken by Garry Hay, clearance by Joe Ledley.
(Celtic) makes a substitution, with Efrain Juarez coming on for Scott Brown.
Centre by Du-Ri Cha.
Anthony Stokes is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Manuel Pascali takes the indirect free kick.
Inswinging corner taken by Garry Hay, save by Fraser Forster.
Joe Ledley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alexei Eremenko. Alexei Eremenko takes the free kick.
Frazer Wright challenges Anthony Stokes unfairly and gives away a Penalty. Penalty taken left-footed by Daryl Murphy and scored. Kilmarnock 1-1 Celtic.
Inswinging corner taken by Shaun Maloney from the left by-line.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Garry Hay by Du-Ri Cha. Free kick taken by Frazer Wright.
Unfair challenge on Joe Ledley by Alexei Eremenko results in a free kick. Emilio Izaguirre takes the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Shaun Maloney from the left by-line.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Shaun Maloney.
Corner taken by Shaun Maloney from the left by-line to the near post, Conor Sammon manages to make a clearance.
Inswinging corner taken by Daryl Murphy from the left by-line, save by Cameron Bell.
Corner taken by Shaun Maloney from the left by-line, clearance made by Craig Bryson.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Emilio Izaguirre by Harry Forrester. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Shaun Maloney from left wing, Unfair challenge on Jamie Hamill by Glenn Loovens results in a free kick. Cameron Bell restarts play with the free kick.
Anthony Stokes comes on in place of Patrick McCourt.
Unfair challenge on Shaun Maloney by Frazer Wright results in a free kick. Frazer Wright receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Emilio Izaguirre, save by Cameron Bell.
The official flags Harry Forrester offside. Emilio Izaguirre takes the indirect free kick.
Conor Sammon grabs a goal from just inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Kilmarnock 1-0 Celtic.Alexei Eremenko provided the assist for the goal.
Daniel Majstorovic concedes a free kick for a foul on Conor Sammon. Direct free kick taken by Jamie Hamill.
Craig Bryson fouled by Beram Kayal, the ref awards a free kick. Frazer Wright takes the direct free kick.
Craig Bryson has an effort at goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the left-hand post.
Glenn Loovens challenges Alexei Eremenko unfairly and gives away a free kick. Glenn Loovens goes into the referee's book. Alexei Eremenko takes the free kick.
The match begins.
The referee gets the second half underway.
The ref blows to end the first period.
The final whistle goes and the game is over.
Rui miguel in line for Killie bow
Rui Miguel could make his Kilmarnock debut in the Clydesdale Bank Premier League clash with Celtic at Rugby Park.
The striker signed for the club this week following his release by CSKA Sofia before the close of the transfer window.
However, David Silva (calf) is out and James Dayton begins the long road to recovery following cruciate ligament damage.
Ben Gordon is determined to prove he and his Kilmarnock team-mates can hold their own against Celtic after being written off in some quarters.
Kilmarnock have made a good start at defying the critics who claimed they would struggle this season by winning consecutive Clydesdale Bank Premier League games against Aberdeen and St Mirren.
The on-loan Chelsea left-back is enjoying the challenge of proving the doubters wrong and he is also keen to show up well personally when the SPL leaders and Sky TV cameras visit Rugby Park.
Gordon said: "At Chelsea, we go into the game wanting to win every game because we are the biggest team. Here, it's the opposite.
"But that puts more pressure on other teams. We go out under no pressure.
"The gaffer (Mixu Paatelainen) has told us to get the ball down and show everyone what we can do. I think so far we have shown a lot of people how good we can be this season.
"Against Rangers, in the papers before the game, people were saying that Kilmarnock are the favourites to go down.
"The gaffer said: 'Let's show them that we are not going to be the favourites to go down, let's show them what we can do'.
"Confidence is quite high, we have won the last three games.
"But Celtic haven't conceded a goal and won every game so they will be high on confidence.
"They will come at us and we might have to weather the storm for a bit, but we are going to get the ball down and show people we can play a bit too."
James Forrest is out for Celtic.
The Hoops midfielder sprained his ankle in the win over Hearts last week and could also miss the Co-operative Insurance Cup clash with Inverness on Wednesday
Aside from the loss of Forrest, manager Neil Lennon has a full complement of players available for the trip to Ayrshire.
Ahead of the game, Lennon admitted he would have no qualms about copying the defensive tactics of Old Firm counterpart Walter Smith.
The Rangers boss was heavily criticised in many quarters for the 5-4-1 formation he employed in holding Manchester United to a goalless draw in their Champions League Group C opener at Old Trafford on Tuesday night.
After suffering embarrassment in last season's Champions League campaign where they finished bottom of their group with two points, Smith is determined to avoid a repeat this season and will look for his players to grind out results the way they did when reaching the final of the UEFA Cup in 2008.
Asked if he would have any problems about "parking the bus" in similar style, the Celtic boss replied: "No. If it meant getting a result I might have to do that every now and again.
"I know it's not everyone's cup of tea and I'm sure Walter wouldn't want to play that way the majority of the time but he felt it was the way to go and he's been justified in that.
"It was a great point and it would be interesting to see how many teams go to Old Trafford this season and come away with a 0-0 draw
"I don't know if Walter is going to adopt that approach every game.
"It might just be for specific games where he feels they are going to be under pressure a lot and I think that you can be going to Old Trafford.
"He gets this sort of reputation as being a negative manager but if you look at the players he has brought in this season, Weiss, Jelavic and Beattie, they are attacking players who will create more than destroy."
The Irishman continued: "Listen, first things first, it's results.
"If you can win with a bit of style then even better.
"But there will be days when I might have to grind out results, even at home.
"If we play poorly and win I will be happy with that."
Anthony Stokes Celtic's fire
Anthony Stokes scored his first goal for Celtic as the Hoops came from behind for a deserved Clydesdale Bank Premier League 2-1 victory over Kilmarnock at Rugby Park.
The visitors lost their first league goal of the season when Conor Sammon gave Killie the lead after only seven minutes but just before the break, Stokes, on for the injured Paddy McCourt, was brought down by Frazer Wright and Daryl Murphy netted the penalty.
Former Hibernian striker Stokes converted an Emilio Izaguirre cross from close range in the 51st minute and the Parkhead men looked comfortable for the rest of the second half giving Neil Lennon his 13 straight SPL win in succession to his credit since becoming Celtic manager.
A clean sheet victory for the visitors would have seen them record their best start to a domestic campaign since 1906 - five wins without losing a goal.
But it took only seven minutes for that statistic to disappear. Alexei Eremenko's clever pass sent Killie's lone-striker Sammon through on goal and the Irishman lost Celtic stopper Glenn Loovens before slotting low past Hoops' keeper Fraser Forster for a dramatic if unexpected opener.
The visitors pushed hard for the equaliser but in a 15th minute breakaway, Kilmarnock midfielder Jamie Hammill sent skipper Craig Bryson clear of the Hoops' defence but Forster won the race to the ball at the edge of the box.
But the rest of the half was controlled by the visitors with McCourt, who had returned at the expense of injured James Forrest, looking the biggest threat to Killie with his mazy runs.
However, in the 21st minute the former Derry City player landed awkwardly on the bye-line following a tussle with Eremenko, appearing to injure his shoulder, and had to be replaced by Stokes.
Nevertheless, Celtic's corner count increased as the pressure intensified but they could not fashion even a half-chance to test Killie goalkeeper Cameron Bell.
However, in the 40th minute, after another period of intense pressure, Rugby Park defender Wright clumsily brought Stokes down in the box to concede a penalty.
Murphy sent Bell the wrong way from the spot to deservedly level the scores - albeit from Celtic's first direct shot at goal.
Moments from the break, Parkhead defender Cha Du-Ri's deflected cross from the right-hand side hit the Killie bar but the home side survived and held out for the three minutes of added time.
Celtic skipper Scott Brown, who had suffered a couple of hard challenges in the first half, was replaced at the interval by Mexican Efrain Juarez.
But there was no reasons to suspect the one-way traffic would not continue towards the Killie goal and four minutes after the restart Stokes had an attempt from 25 yards which Bell saved with a degree of comfort.
Still, it suggested a more direct attitude from the visitors and it paid off in the 51st minute when Stokes scored his first goal since signing from Hibernian just before transfer window closed.
Hoops' Honduran left-back Emilio Izaguirre took a pass from Shaun Maloney and his cross from the left sped across the box leaving the Irishman to volley in from close range before taking the acclaim of the travelling fans behind the goal.
Kilmarnock brought on Danny Invincibile and new Portuguese signing Rui Miguel for Harry Forrester and Garry Hay respectively, as they tried to turn the tide.
The home side did push forward more and in the 77th minute Hoops' stopper Daniel Majstorovic, who had taken the armband from Brown, put in a great tackle to prevent Sammon getting past him inside the Celtic penalty area.
But it was still mostly Celtic in the closing stages. Bell made a good save from a Maloney free-kick and then Izaguirre sent in a terrific cross from the left again which just evaded Juarez almost on the goalline.
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