Scottish Premiership: Celtic and Rangers stay neck and neck after wins

10 November 2019 17:45
• Odsonne Édouard opens scoring as Celtic see off Motherwell 2-0• Rangers win at Livingston to stay level on pointsCeltic ended a historic week with a 2-0 win over Motherwell that kept them top of the Scottish Premiership. The Hoops won on Italian soil for the first time with a 2-1 Europa League victory over Lazio in Rome on Thursday night and their French striker Odsonne Édouard helped them take care of domestic duties with a 19th-minute opener at Parkhead. Richard Tait’s own goal in the 54th minute secured a win that left the home side ahead of Rangers – who won at Livingston by the same scoreline – on goals scored.The Motherwell goalkeeper Mark Gillespie tipped a shot from Édouard round the post in the sixth minute before Mohamed Elyounoussi had a chance to get a strike away but was dispossessed by Declan Gallagher. Celtic broke the deadlock when Elyounoussi slipped a pass into the box for James Forrest and, after Gallagher challenged, the ball fell to Édouard who guided it into the corner past Gillespie for his 13th goal of the season. Continue full article

Source: TheGuardian