Saturday August 13, 2011 Day 4 Finished Celtic Park

Celtic 5 - 1 Dundee United

  • Stokes 4’
  • Hooper 33’
  • Ki 58’
  • Ledley 71’
  • Forrest 90’
  • Russell 31’

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  1. Celtic thrash Dundee United

    Celtic thrash Dundee United

    Celtic maintained their unbeaten start to the SPL season with a 5-1 win over Dundee United at Celtic Park. More

  • Live Commentary

    Time:90'
    • Celtic
    • Dundee United
    • 90'+3 Celtic send out a clear message to reigning champions Rangers as they record a convincing 5-1 win over Dundee United.
    • 90'+1 GOAL! It's five to Celtic! Joe Ledley picks his way through the United defense and passes to James Forrest
    • 89' Three minutes to be added to normal time.
    • 87' Johnny Russel shoots. Lukasz Zaluska makes an easy save
    • 86' Dundee have a corner but Scott Brown clears John Rankin's left-footed attempt.
    • 84' Kevin Wilson fouls Stuart Armstrong. John Rankin takes the free kick.
    • 83' Lukasz Zaluska takes it
    • 83' Russell pushes Wilson. Free kick to Celtic as the assistant spots it. Thomson blows for a free kick.
    • 81' There's another chance for Celtic Shaun Maloney hooks his shot wide of the target. He looks exasparated at that wasted chance!
    • 79' Gavin Gunning makes his debut for Dundee as he comes on for Willo Flood.
    • 78' Stokes comes off to rapturous applause, replaces by Paddy McCourt
    • 78' Celtic threaten again as Anthony Stokes aims for the top corner. He's just wide.
    • 77' Just thirteen minutes left to play, and Celtic are lazily kncoking the ball about in midfield
    • 75' James Forrest sends in a cross, Sean Dillon clears
    • 73' Dundee Untited are heading for their first defeat of the SPL campaign.
    • 72' GOAL! Joe Ledley makes it number four for Celtic with a tap in from four yards out.
    • 69' Free kick awarded for a foul by Scott Brown on John Rankin. Willo Flood restarts play with the free kick.
    • 67 Scott Allan picks up a knock and Staurt Armstrong comes on to replace him.
    • 67 Shaun Maloney is on for Hooper.
    • 67' Play is stopped as Hooper is stretchered off.
    • 66' Garry Hooper is having a lengthy spell of physio treatment from behind the goal line
    • 65' James Forrest comes on to replace him.
    • 65' Commons is substituted. He'll be pleased with his efforts this afternoon.
    • 63' Gary Hooper goes on a run followed by Dixon. He twists away and shoots but blasts his attempt wide.
    • 61' Willo Flood takes an inswinging corner, Garry Kenneth tries to head in from inside the box but misses to the right.
    • 60' GOAL! Celtic are 3-1 ahead as Ki fires into the top corner. Chris Commons began the counter attack to lead to the third goal.
    • 57' Charlie Mulgrew crosses from the left in the area but Hooper fails to get on the end of it. Chance wasted for Celtic
    • 56' John Rankin shoots but is a couple of yards wide of target. He'll be disappointed with that effort.
    • 55' Free kick to United as Hooper nudges Kenneth off the ball.
    • 53' Commons nearly makes it 3 for Celtic with a cracking strike but is denied. Celtic Park are on their feet!
    • 52' Scott Brown goes on a run but is stopped by Dixon.
    • 50' Lovely ball in from Charlie Mulgrew with the outside of his left foot bit Dixon clears
    • 49' Commons passes to Dillon, who knocks the ball out of play.
    • 48' United are awarded an early corner. Flood takes it but the ball bounces out of play.
    • 47' Second half is underway.
    • 45'+1 Wilson is in possession, passes in feild to Scott Brown but Craig Thomson blows for half time.
    • 45' One minute of added time to be played
    • 43' Scott Brown launches the ball over the top of Robertson, but his effort is cleared.
    • 41' Dundee showing some falir in attack as Scott Allan weaves his way through the Celtic defense.
    • 40' Anthony Stokes has shot on goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the right-hand post
    • 40' Five minutes to go and Celtic are still enjoying most of the possession.
    • 38' Paul Dixon receiving treatment for a knock in the face.
    • 37' Willo Flood is cautioned for unsporting behaviour
    • 35' Foul by Scott Robertson on Kris Commons, free kick awarded. Kelvin Wilson takes the direct free kick.
    • 34' Stokes with the assist
    • 33' GOAL! Dundee's equaliser is short-lived as Gary Hooper scores from in the six yard box
    • 32' Keith Watson blocks Commons' shot
    • 31' Garry Kenneth with the assist.
    • 30' GOAL! Dundee United equalise on the half hour mark as Johnny Russell taps in.
    • 29' Mark Wilson challenges Paul Dixon unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Dusan Pernis.
    • 28' Mark Wilson plays the ball to Commons, back to Bown, to Stokes who shoots. Denied.
    • 26' Ki has another powerful shout from 20 yards out but he's just wide of goal.
    • 26' Commons looking dangerous in the area but Dundee regain possession
    • 24' Scott Allan and Johnny Russell look lively, while United's defense still looks shaky
    • 23' Ki has a left-footed shot at goal but Gary Kenneth clears it for a corner.
    • 21' Keith Watson sends in a cross, Lukasz Zaluska makes a save.
    • 20' Joe Ledley swings the ball over, as Willo Flood clears
    • 20' Promising play for United as Scott Allan crosses to Johnny Russell who has a shot on goal but he is denied
    • 15' Free kick for United as Wilson makes a late challenge. He's lucky not to get a booking for that.
    • 10' Free kick awarded for a foul by Scott Allan on Kris Commons. Direct free kick taken by Kris Commons.
    • 9' Pernis comes quickly off his line to grab it.
    • 8' Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Joe Ledley by Scott Allan. Daniel Majstorovic takes the free kick.
    • 4' GOAL! Celtic are ahead after four minutes! Stokes makes it three in three as he nods in from a corner. Terrible defending from Dundee United from the set piece.
    • 2' Stokes and Hooper link but couldn't quite convert their early chance for Celtic.
    • 1' First half is underway! Celtic will be looking to overhaul Rangers at the top of the table today following their two-nil win over Inverness today.
    • 15.46 Despite the earlier assertion, Kayal misses out for Celtic. That's going to give Lennon more cause for complaint.
    • 15.46 TEAMS: Celtic: Zaluska, Wilson, Majstorovic, Wilson, Mulgrew, Commons, Brown, Ki, Ledley, Hooper, Stokes //// Dundee United: Pernis, Watson, Dillon, Kenneth, Dixon, Flood, Roberson, Allan, Rankin, Russell, Daly.
    • 15.43 Craig Thomson is refereeing today's match
    • 15.27 DUNDEE UNITED TEAM NEWS: Gary Mackay-Steven has made it into the starting line up after recovering from an ankle injury.
    • 15.21 CELTIC TEAM NEWS: Problems in midfield as Beram Kayal is a major doubt, Scott Brown is struggling after he picked up an injury on international duty.
    • 15.18 TEAMS: Celtic: Zaluska, Matthews, M Wilson, Mulgrew, K Wilson, Majstorovic, Brown, Kayal, Ki, Ledley, Wanyama, Commons, Forrest, McCourt, Hooper, Stokes, Samaras, Cervi, Maloney /// Dundee United: Pernis, Dillon, Dixon, Kenneth, Watson, Douglas, Robertson, Allan, Flood, Rankin, Russell, Daly, Dow, Smith, Hilson, Armstrong, Mackay-Steven, Banks.
    • 14.18 Hello and welcome to live coverage of the SLP, where Celtic host Dundee United.
  • Summary

    • 90'+1 GOAL! It's five to Celtic! Joe Ledley picks his way through the United defense and passes to James Forrest
    • 72' GOAL! Joe Ledley makes it number four for Celtic with a tap in from four yards out.
    • 60' GOAL! Celtic are 3-1 ahead as Ki fires into the top corner. Chris Commons began the counter attack to lead to the third goal.
    • 33' GOAL! Dundee's equaliser is short-lived as Gary Hooper scores from in the six yard box
    • 30' GOAL! Dundee United equalise on the half hour mark as Johnny Russell taps in.
    • 4' GOAL! Celtic are ahead after four minutes! Stokes makes it three in three as he nods in from a corner. Terrible defending from Dundee United from the set piece.
    • 15.46 TEAMS: Celtic: Zaluska, Wilson, Majstorovic, Wilson, Mulgrew, Commons, Brown, Ki, Ledley, Hooper, Stokes //// Dundee United: Pernis, Watson, Dillon, Kenneth, Dixon, Flood, Roberson, Allan, Rankin, Russell, Daly.
    • 15.18 TEAMS: Celtic: Zaluska, Matthews, M Wilson, Mulgrew, K Wilson, Majstorovic, Brown, Kayal, Ki, Ledley, Wanyama, Commons, Forrest, McCourt, Hooper, Stokes, Samaras, Cervi, Maloney /// Dundee United: Pernis, Dillon, Dixon, Kenneth, Watson, Douglas, Robertson, Allan, Flood, Rankin, Russell, Daly, Dow, Smith, Hilson, Armstrong, Mackay-Steven, Banks.

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