Scottish roundup: Celtic give Neil Lennon fright with late winner

27 February 2019 10:37
Celtic maintained their eight-point lead over Rangers in the Scottish Premiership with a 91st winner at Hearts, while their Glasgow rivals ran out easy 4-0 winners over DundeeNeil Lennon’s second spell at Celtic began with a last-gasp 2-1 win at Hearts in a fiery encounter which saw Jamie Brandon sent off.The interim manager, who replaced Leicester-bound Brendan Rodgers on Tuesday and is in charge until the end of the season, found Hearts a tough nut to crack before the opener. Lennon – the former Hibernian manager, who was struck by a coin during an Edinburgh derby back in October – celebrated wildly after James Forrest’s 36th-minute strike at Tynecastle. The league leaders were helped further when Brandon appeared to lead with an arm during an aerial challenge on Jeremy Toljan and saw red. Hearts drew level thanks to Oliver Bozanic’s second-half penalty before Odsonne Édouard grabbed a 91st-minute winner for Lennon’s men. Related: Leicester City appoint Brendan Rodgers as Neil Lennon returns to Celtic Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian