Scott Brown sees red for celebration but Celtic scrape win at Kilmarnock

17 February 2019 06:55
Skipper Scott Brown scored a dramatic last-minute winner and was sent off as Celtic extended their lead at the top of the Premiership to eight points with a 1-0 win over Kilmarnock at Rugby Park. Nearest challengers Rangers’ goalless draw at home to St Johnstone on Saturday offered the champions the opportunity to put down a significant deposit on their eighth successive title win but they were matched by Killie in a goalless first 45 minutes.Steve Clarke’s men also gave as good they got in the second half until defender Kirk Broadfoot was sent off for a high challenge on Brown in the 75th minute. It looked like the visitors would have to settle for a draw until Brown fired in a deflected shot which sparked a pitch invasion by ecstatic away fans. Brown was shown a second yellow card for running into the crowd. Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian