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Celtic recovers to beat Hibernian 4-2 and stay top

Celtic recovers to beat Hibernian 4-2 and stay top

Celtic recovered to beat Hibernian 4-2 in the Scottish Premier League on Saturday after throwing away a two-goal lead.
Rangers, which trails the defending champions by three points but has a game in hand, rallied to beat Hamilton 3-1.
Dundee United beat St. Mirren 2-0, Hearts held Aberdeen 1-1, Motherwell won 2-1 at Inverness, as did Kilmarnock at Falkirk.
Celtic captain Stephen McManus scored first in the 32nd minute and Cillian Sheridan extended the advantage four minutes later.
Hibernian pulled a goal back in the 41st when Colin Nish deflected Steven Fletcher's shot past goalkeeper Artur Boruc, and Fletcher leveled the match five minutes after halftime.
Celtic regained the lead in the 76th when substitute Glenn Loovens headed in Shaun Maloney's corner, and Scott Brown struck the fourth in the 82nd from 20 meters (yards).
Rangers fell behind to Brian Easton's header in the 26th, but Kris Boyd equalized three minutes before halftime and headed home Steven Davis' cross in the 50th.
Nacho Novo came off the bench to score in the 80th.


Updated : 2020-12-02 12:37 GMT+08:00