James Forrest scores hat-trick as Celtic edge Partick Thistle in Scottish Cup

10 February 2018 02:58
James Forrest grabbed himself a hat-trick as Celtic overcame Partick 3-2 in their Scottish Cup fifth-round clash at Celtic Park.In a whirlwind start to the lunchtime encounter the Celtic winger scored twice in the opening 10 minutes before a mistake by defender Jozo Simunovic allowed Partick striker Kris Doolan to pull one back. It looked done and dusted when Forrest fired in his third goal in the 53rd minute but in the 84th minute Partick substitute Conor Sammon, on for Doolan, fired in a second for the spirited visitors. Related: Liam Miller, former Celtic, Manchester United and Sunderland midfielder, dies aged 36 Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian