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James Forrest decides to take the corner short.
Foul by Gary Hooper on Shaun Hutchinson, free kick awarded. Darren Randolph takes the direct free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Kelvin Wilson on Shaun Hutchinson. Tom Hateley restarts play with the free kick.
Shot from 20 yards from Georgios Samaras. Save made by Darren Randolph.
Header from deep inside the area by Shaun Hutchinson goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
Omar Daley concedes a free kick for a foul on Georgios Samaras. Efe Ambrose is booked. Omar Daley receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Georgios Samaras takes the free kick.
Corner taken right-footed by Tom Hateley, clearance made by Georgios Samaras.
Charlie Mulgrew takes a corner.
James Forrest takes a shot. Blocked by Zaine Francis-Angol.
Efe Ambrose challenges Henrik Ojamaa unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Zaine Francis-Angol.
Joe Ledley comes on in place of Mikael Lustig. Henrik Ojamaa on for Jamie Murphy.
Nicolas Fedor Miku has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the goal.
Foul by Omar Daley on Emilio Izaguirre, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Fraser Forster.
Scott Brown takes a shot. Save by Darren Randolph.
Close range headed effort by Gary Hooper misses to the right of the goal.
Shot from inside the area by Simon Ramsden clears the bar.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mikael Lustig by Zaine Francis-Angol. Direct free kick taken by Mikael Lustig.
Zaine Francis-Angol concedes a free kick for a foul on Scott Brown. Free kick taken by Fraser Forster.
James Forrest is adjudged to have handled the ball. Tom Hateley restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Simon Ramsden on Kris Commons, free kick awarded. Kris Commons restarts play with the free kick.
Keith Lasley handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Fraser Forster takes the indirect free kick.
Kris Commons takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Save made by Darren Randolph.
Adam Cummins puts the ball into his own goal from 12 yards. Motherwell 0-2 Celtic.Assist on the goal came from Scott Brown.
Gary Hooper fires in a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Motherwell 0-1 Celtic.Assist by Kris Commons.
Inswinging corner taken by Kris Commons.
Gary Hooper takes a shot. Blocked by Tom Hateley.
Scott Brown fouled by Michael Higdon, the ref awards a free kick. Victor Wanyama takes the direct free kick.
Effort on goal by Tom Hateley from outside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the bar.
Unfair challenge on Jamie Murphy by Scott Brown results in a free kick. Booking for Scott Brown for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Adam Cummins.
Effort from deep inside the area by Kris Commons clears the bar.
Short corner taken by Kris Commons.
Victor Wanyama concedes a free kick for a foul on Keith Lasley. Tom Hateley restarts play with the free kick.
Kris Commons produces a left-footed shot from outside the box and misses left.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kris Commons by Shaun Hutchinson. Shaun Hutchinson receives a yellow card. Strike on goal comes in from Kris Commons from the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Kris Commons from the right by-line.
Volleyed left-footed shot by Kris Commons. Nicky Law gets a block in.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Kris Commons played to the near post, Keith Lasley manages to make a clearance.
Scott Brown produces a drilled right-footed shot from 20 yards. Brilliant save by Darren Randolph.
Unfair challenge on Kris Commons by Keith Lasley results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Scott Brown.
Gary Hooper takes a shot. Save by Darren Randolph.
Scott Brown gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Zaine Francis-Angol. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Zaine Francis-Angol, Darren Randolph makes a save.
Michael Higdon challenges Victor Wanyama unfairly and gives away a free kick. Fraser Forster takes the direct free kick.
Well have worries
Clydesdale Bank Premier League leaders Motherwell have a couple of unnamed injury doubts for the visit of Celtic.
But Shaun Hutchinson will play after having four stitches inserted in a head would during Wednesday`s Scottish Communities Cup defeat by Rangers.
Manager Stuart McCall, who is still missing defender Steven Saunders (knee), has set about trying to solve the defensive "naivety" that he feels was the root cause of their Ibrox disappointment
The defeat against a team which had lost to Queen of the South in the Ramsdens Cup and remain without an away win in the Irn-Bru Third Division led to questions about Motherwell`s record against the Old Firm.
As well as the obvious answer that both Glasgow teams have bigger squads and resources, McCall pointed out they had drawn against Rangers last season and lost to a late Lee McCulloch goal, and also suffered two narrow defeats to Celtic, who his team last beat in February 2011.
McCall said: "Celtic we have pushed close on occasion and managed to beat them once, Rangers we have pushed close on occasions but not on other occasions.
"The other night I always said the first goal was going to be crucial and the atmosphere was like a big Old Firm game once they got the goal.
"We didn`t play particularly well but it was through defensive errors, and that came through naivety."
Georgios Samaras returns to the Celtic for the first time since injuring his elbow playing for Greece earlier in the month.
Fellow striker Lassad Nouioui will miss out with a calf injury.
Adam Matthews is looking to silence his teasing team-mates as soon as possible by breaking his scoring duck at the Parkhead club.
The 20-year-old former Cardiff right-back has yet to find the net since signing for the Hoops in the summer of 2011.
He was mostly recently denied his first goal in green and white by a fine save from Raith Rovers keeper David McGurn during the Hoops 4-1 Scottish Communities League Cup third-round win at Parkhead in midweek.
Matthews said: "I am starting to think it is never going to come.
"But hopefully, if I keep hitting them as well as I did against Raith, one of them will go in and hopefully it will be quite soon because some of the boys are
giving me a bit of hassle about it.
"This season I have had more opportunities to score which I am happy with.
"I am getting in the positions to have a chance so hopefully I can take one of them and then get a couple more.
"I can't set a higher standard than one so that's what I am looking for this season - and take it from there next season."
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