Late Kristoffer Ajer winner forces Celtic past plucky Aberdeen

16 February 2020 14:29
Goals from Callum McGregor and Kristoffer Ajer saw leader Celtic battle their way to a 2-1 victory over a resilient Aberdeen side at Pittodrie. Ash Taylor had levelled for Aberdeen on an afternoon which tested Celtic’s mettle, but eventually the champions’ class prevailed.The home side had forced much of the early pressure, but Celtic hit the hosts with a sucker-punch goal after 10 minutes. Leigh Griffiths nudged Scott McKenna as the defender looked to clear an aerial ball, and the visitors worked the ball across to James Forrest. His shot was well saved by Joe Lewis, but the rebound fell to McGregor, who found the bottom corner. Related: Aberdeen 1-2 Celtic: Scottish Premiership – as it happened Continue full article

Source: TheGuardian