Celtic 2-0 St JohnstoneCeltic 2-0 St Johnstone

Wednesday, 30 January 2019
Scottish Premiership
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Celtic
29Bain
3Izaguirre
5Šimunović
35Ajer
23Lustig
8Brown
11Sinclair  Weah 74'
42McGregor  53'
17Christie  55'  32'  Bitton 81'
25Burke  Édouard 68'
49Forrest
St Johnstone
1Clark
3Tanser
15Kerr
5Shaughnessy
19Foster
8Davidson  70'
26Craig
11Swanson  Callachan 65'
4Alston  Kennedy 81'
10Wotherspoon
17O'Halloran  Watt 65'
Subs
1Gordon
6Bitton  Christie 81'
52Henderson
15Hayes
73Johnston
22Édouard  Burke 68'
30Weah  Sinclair 74'
Subs
30Hurst
23Gordon
Keown
28Callachan  Swanson 65'
33Kennedy  Alston 81'
32Watt  O'Halloran 65'
22Hendry
Possession
69%
31%
Shots
21
1
Shots on Target
9
Corners
9
2
Fouls
10
7

Match news and analysis

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Celtic 2-0 St Johnstone.

Midfield Tweak Brings Sixcess

Against St Johnstone Rodger’s made a subtle change to the midfield shape at half time counter intuitively withdrawing McGregor deeper.

Celtic FC · Feb 4

Chris Davies delivers injury update ahead of Hibernian match

JAMES Forrest, Odsonne Edouard and Mikael Lustig all picked up injuries during Celtic’s hard-fought 2-0 win at St Johnstone on Sunday (February 3)...

Celtic FC · Feb 4
FansBet · Jan 30

Scottish Premiership Preview: Managerial Changes Add Intrigue As Title Race Heats Up

We preview all six games on matchday 24 of the Scottish Premiership, including Kilmarnock v Hearts and Celtic’s trip to St...

FansBet · Jan 30
Andy Muirhead · Feb 2

Even the Nazis didn’t get that many penalties in Escape to Victory

Rangers closed the gap on league leaders Celtic to three points thanks to a 4-0 win over St.Mirren at Ibrox Park, with the Scottish champions playing St.Johnstone on Sunday.Despite dominating proceedings Rangers controversially had the help of referee Andrew Dallas to see off the Buddies, with the whistler awarding Steven Gerrard’s side FOUR penalties – three being converted.James Tavernier fired home the first spot kick after three minutes, but his second of the day hit the outside of a post, before ba...

Andy Muirhead · Feb 2

Wright Slams Ex-Celt for ‘Disrespectful’ Comments

TOMMY WRIGHT has taken a swipe at former Celtic player and coach Peter Grant after he watched his goalkeeper put on a clinic against Celtic in Perth on Sunday...

VideoCelts · Jan 31

Honest Mistake Video: Watch the stone waller that Celtic were denied against St Johnstone

A neat back-heel from Mikael Lustig sent Forrest racing towards the bye-line behind Foster, when the winger sent in a low drilled cross the Saints defender raised an arm to prevent the ball from being delivered...

VideoCelts · Jan 31
Celtic TV · Jan 31

🎥 UNIQUE ANGLE: Stunning goals from CalMac and Christie!

🤔 Which goal was better? Callum McGregor or Ryan Christie? 🎥 Watch #CelticFC’s goals vs St Johnstone with #CelticTV’s Unique Angle!

Celtic TV · Jan 31
Celtic FC · Jan 30

Team news for Celtic v St Johnstone

OLIVER Burke starts up front for Celtic tonight (Wednesday) as the Scottish Champions look to move six points clear at the top of the table with a victory against St Johnstone...

Celtic FC · Jan 30

‘It’s Weird!’ Weah Clears Up Ref Mystery

TIMOTHY WEAH has cleared up the mystery as how he ESCAPED a booking after celebrating with the Celtic fans following scoring the second goal in the 2-0 win over St Johnstone yesterday...

Celtic TV · Feb 3

🎙️ Brendan Rodgers praises Weah’s impact!

#CelticFC manager Brendan Rodgers gave his thoughts after a 2-0 win against St Johnstone at McDiarmid Park...

Celtic TV · Feb 3
90 Minute Cynic · Jan 30

Celtic – St Johnstone | The Preview

Celtic aim to close out a pleasantly undefeated January, amid last-minute transfer speculation, more bad injury news, and a difficult February schedule on the horizon...

90 Minute Cynic · Jan 30

War of attrition

The Celtic fans usually sing their Lisbon song on 67 minutes during a match.

Burke Shock Call-Up

OLIVER BURKE played only his fifth game for Celtic in the 2-0 win over St Johnstone at McDiarmid Park yesterday.

Celts Are Here · Jan 30

Give ‘em Hell Bhoys! – Hollywood Actor Pictured with Celtic Scarf

GIANNI CAPALDI has posted an image of himself and Hell Boy, Ron Perlman, ahead of Celtic’s match with St Johnstone tonight at Celtic Park...

Celts Are Here · Jan 30
Scotzine · Feb 2

Clarke Blasts Ref

KILMARNOCK boss Steve Clarke insists referee Steven McLean had “no control of the game” as his side lost 2-1 to Hearts at Rugby Park last night.

Scotzine · Feb 2

Trio Injury Update – Brendan Rodgers Admits One Celtic Star is a ‘Worry’

CELTIC are sweating over the fitness of James Forrest in particular after Celtic’s 2-0 win against St Johnstone in Perth.

Celtic TV · Feb 1

💬 Full Media Conference: Brendan Rodgers (01/02/19)

Brendan Rodgers previews Celtic’s trip to St Johnstone “”It’s an advantage but it’s not a huge advantage.

Celtic TV · Feb 1

Cynic Live Video | Celtic’s Transfer Window Business

Live from The Arches in Glasgow – It’s the Cynic Live Lunch Chris Gallagher is joined by Iain Dougan with Marek Robert behind the scenes...

St Johnstone 0-2 Celtic | Full-time Reaction

Full-time Reaction from McDiarmid Park today where The Bhoys ran out 0-2 winners over a very disciplined and determined St Johnstone.

ETims · Feb 4

Celtic Diary Monday February 4: Flexiforward Is The Way Forward.

You have to hand it to Brendan Rodgers. Celtic looked to be on course to drop points in Perth as St Johnstone fought tooth and...

ETims · Feb 4
Celtic TV · Feb 3

🎙️ A goal, assist and three points! | Timo Weah on the match! 💥

Timothy Weah speaks to CelticTV after coming off the bench to help #CelticFC to all three points in a tough game in Perth against St.

Celtic TV · Feb 3

Team News – Same again Celtic side to face St Johnstone, Jerry Toljan is on the bench

BRENDAN RODGERS has opted to name an unchanged team to face St Johnstone today with new signing Jerry Toljan starting on the bench.

From PSG | Celtic’s Weah: “It’s an incredible feeling coming into a difficult game and scoring”

Timothy Weah revealed referee Willie Collum let him off a yellow card after he scored the clinching goal in the 2-0 win over St Johnstone at McDiarmid Park...

St Johnstone – Celtic | The Preview

In my midweek preview I mentioned Zander Clark was going to need to have a big performance, and he did, making a handful of acrobatic stops.

Rodgers Reveals Switch

BRENDAN RODGERS revealed a half-time switch helped Celtic overcome stuffy St Johnstone 2-0 to move six points clear at the top of the Premiership.

Celtic TV · Jan 30

LIVE from Celtic Park – Celtic v ST Johnstone pre-match

Watch “LIVE from Celtic Park – Celtic v ST Johnstone pre-match” by Celtic TV.

Celtic TV · Jan 30

Celtic v Hibs | Preview & Predictions

Paul is joined by Declan McConville to look ahead to Wednesday’s game against Hibs.

Celts Are Here · Jan 31

Stunning: Watch Christie’s World Class Finish – Official Match Highlights

CELTIC had to be patient against St Johnstone as the Perth side tried to stifle the bhoys from the off on a cold night at Celtic Park.

Celts Are Here · Jan 31

St Johnstone 0-2 Celtic | Twitter Reactions

Twitter Reaction from McDiarmid Park today where The Bhoys ran out 0-2 winners over a very disciplined and determined St Johnstone.

A Dirty War! Celtic’s Band of Brothers, Timo Weah the Screaming Eagle

AMERICAN TEENAGER Timothy Weah praised Celtic’s Band of Brothers comradeship that yesterday propelled him into becoming a Screaming Eagle at McDermid Park...

Daily Record · Feb 3

Brendan Rodgers provides Celtic injury update as Odsonne Edouard and James Forrest limp off in St Johnstone win

Celtic were the walking wounded as Edouard and Forrest left the pitch, while Kristoffer Ajer and Ryan Christie also picked up knocks...

Daily Record · Feb 3

Celtic V St Johnstone preview

And Scott Brown’s signed a new deal. I thought he was ‘done’! Minds are changed yet again! Celtic have the chance to go six points clear at the top tonight if they can take care of Thomas ‘Tommy’ Wright’s St Johnstone, who are usually cannon fodder for us, but then again so are most teams at Celtic Park this season.

Celtic FC · Feb 3

Weah: Helping Bhoys to another win feels incredible

TIMOTHY Weah described his contribution to Celtic’s win against St Johnstone as an ‘incredible feeling’ and admitted the experience would be important for him during the rest of the season...

Celtic FC · Feb 3
Celtic Fans TV · Jan 31

Celtic 2-0 St Johnstone | Full-time Reaction

Full-time reaction to Celtic 2-0 St. Johnstone at Celtic Park as the Hoops moved 6 points at the top of the Scottish Premiership.

Celtic Fans TV · Jan 31

St Johnstone 0 Celtic 2:, Forrest, Weah Strike, Toljan’s Debut, Red Card for Ajer, No Pens!

ST JOHNSTONE 0 CELTIC 2 CELTIC finished with nine men after a remarkable confrontation at Perth that saw them restore their six-point advantage at the pinnacle of the Premiership this afternoon...

Sky Sports · Feb 3

Rodgers: Everything thrown at Celtic

Brendan Rodgers praised Celtic’s “persistence and quality” after two late goals at St Johnstone took them six points clear of Rangers at the top of the Scottish Premiership...

Sky Sports · Feb 3
Celtic FC · Jan 30

Manager salutes Celts as Hoops extend lead at the top

BRENDAN Rodgers was delighted after his Celtic side moved six points clear at the top of the Scottish Premiership with a 2-0 win against St Johnstone...

Celtic FC · Jan 30

Referees, it’s OK not to be OK, but take some action

Odsonne Eduard’s injury against St Johnstone yesterday came about when defender Joe Shaughnessy raised his boot to stop Odsonne shot from 2 yards out.

90 Minute Cynic · Jan 29

Another Day in Paradise

Welcome to the 90 Minute Cynic Podcast (@90minutecynic) with host Chris Gallagher joined by a panel of Louis McCaffrey, Ciaran Harran and Chris Boud. We chat about a lot of different things in this episode and touch on: 🗒️ Transfer News ⚽️ Hamilton Win 💪 Strongest Lineup 💅 St Johnstone Predictions Follow us on Twitter: @90MinuteCynic...

90 Minute Cynic · Jan 29
Celtic FC · Feb 3

Team news for Celts’ trip to St Johnstone

BRENDAN Rodgers is sticking to his winning formula for this afternoon’s Scottish Premiership game against St Johnstone at McDiarmid Park...

Celtic FC · Feb 3
ETims · Jan 31

Celtic Diary Thursday January 31: Magic Moment

Celtic finally asserted their superiority in the league by moving six points clear of the pack with a 2-0 win over St Johnstone...

ETims · Jan 31
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TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1 Celtic 26 19 3 4 60 14 46 60
2 “Rangers” 26 15 7 4 55 20 35 52
3 Aberdeen 26 14 5 7 43 31 12 47
4 Kilmarnock 26 13 7 6 37 26 11 46
5 Hearts 26 13 4 9 32 31 1 43
6 St Johnstone 26 11 5 10 27 32 -5 38
7 Motherwell 26 11 3 12 29 35 -6 36
8 Hibernian 26 9 8 9 36 28 8 35
9 Livingston 26 8 7 11 27 28 -1 31
10 Dundee 26 4 6 16 22 52 -30 18
11 Hamilton Academical 26 5 3 18 17 53 -36 18
12 St Mirren 26 3 4 19 19 54 -35 13

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