Leigh Griffiths’ birthday goal sparks Celtic victory at St Johnstone

20 August 2016 05:39
Celtic warmed up for their crucial Champions League play-off in midweek with a 4-2 win over St Johnstone at McDiarmid Park after surviving a late lapse.Leigh Griffiths, celebrating his 26th birthday, opened the scoring in the 28th minute with his sixth of the season and further goals from Scott Sinclair and James Forrest looked to have three Premiership points secured by the interval. The Scottish champions cruised the second half until, in the 82nd-minute, the Celtic substitute Liam Henderson fouled Danny Swanson to hand the home side a penalty which the Saints midfielder converted before the striker Steven MacLean grabbed a second in the 88th minute to give the Perth side late hope and Celtic late concern. Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian


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