Celtic one diversion from dominant joining season

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Highlights: Partick Thistle 0-5 Celtic

Champions Celtic are one diversion divided from an widespread Premiership deteriorate after a widespread feat over Partick Thistle.

Leigh Griffiths scored a chastisement after Patrick Roberts had been fouled by Callum Booth.

Griffiths incited provider for Tom Rogic’s close-range finish and Roberts netted a overwhelming third before a break.

Callum McGregor scored with a shot off a underside of a bar and Roberts afterwards twisted in his second.

Celtic trainer Brendan Rodgers continued to stagger his patrol though no strength was mislaid as a likes of captain Scott Brown and defender Erik Sviatchenko came in to give others a rest.

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The swagger

From a impulse arbitrate Andrew Dallas blew his alarm it was Celtic during their scintillating best.

The strut witnessed for many of this deteriorate was in justification from a side that had during slightest 4 players who would not be deliberate first-choice picks.

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Keeper Tomas Cerny (right) conceded 3 goals in a initial half and went off harmed during a break

The far-reaching group in sold gave a Partick full-backs a vehement dusk with Roberts looking totally unplayable during times. The male on loan from Manchester City floated and jinked past defenders all night.

McGregor and Brown supposing a expostulate from a center of a park – gripping a dash high and their team-mates hungry. It was utterly simply a side with finish faith in their abilities and justification for anyone who indispensable it about only how distant Celtic are forward of a rest.

The goals

The opener came from a mark – Griffiths with his 17th of a deteriorate after Roberts was brought down by Booth.

The second was a singular scrappy bid from Rogic that bounced off both posts before nestling in a net.

Roberts’ luminosity was rewarded when he twisted in a third before a break. It followed excellent rave play on a dilemma of a box.

McGregor grabbed his fourth in 5 games as a time ticked down in a second half. His bid crushed a crossbar and went over a line. The round bounced out though a partner arbitrate called it in.

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McGregor continued his new scoring form

Roberts cloned his initial and finished it 5 with only mins left. It was a wise finish to his and Celtic’s night.

Like so many before them this season, a home side were simply outclassed. They had a integrate of chances in a second half though in law Celtic were toying with them for prolonged spells. In terms of a season, their work was already finished and it looked that way.

The records

It’s 46 games widespread in all competitions, 104 joining goals and a stream sum of 103 points.

The annals only keep acrobatics underneath Rodgers. The large one will be reliable on Sunday if they can equivocate better during home to Hearts during Celtic Park and turn ‘the invincibles’.

A pull or a win will give them their biggest points total in a 38-league diversion season, with a Scottish Cup final opposite Aberdeen and a possibility to finish a domestic three-way following on 27 May.

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Match ends, Partick Thistle 0, Celtic 5.

Second Half ends, Partick Thistle 0, Celtic 5.

Corner, Celtic. Conceded by Danny Devine.

Attempt blocked. Patrick Roberts (Celtic) right footed shot from a centre of a box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Tomas Rogic (Celtic) right footed shot from a centre of a box is saved in a centre of a goal.

Erik Sviatchenko (Celtic) wins a giveaway flog in a aggressive half.

Foul by Adebayo Azeez (Partick Thistle).

Foul by Scott Brown (Celtic).

Adam Barton (Partick Thistle) wins a giveaway flog in a aggressive half.

Attempt saved. Adebayo Azeez (Partick Thistle) right footed shot from a formidable angle on a left is saved in a bottom left corner.

Goal! Partick Thistle 0, Celtic 5. Patrick Roberts (Celtic) left footed shot from outward a box to a tip left corner.

Attempt saved. Tomas Rogic (Celtic) header from a centre of a box is saved in a bottom right corner.

Goal! Partick Thistle 0, Celtic 4. Callum McGregor (Celtic) right footed shot from outward a box to a bottom right corner.

Attempt missed. Nir Bitton (Celtic) right footed shot from outward a box is only a bit too high.

Attempt missed. Scott Sinclair (Celtic) left footed shot from a left side of a box is close, though misses to a left.

Attempt saved. Tomas Rogic (Celtic) right footed shot from outward a box is saved in a centre of a goal.

Callum McGregor (Celtic) wins a giveaway flog in a defensive half.

Foul by Steven Lawless (Partick Thistle).

Attempt saved. Scott Sinclair (Celtic) right footed shot from a centre of a box is saved in a tip centre of a goal.

Scott Brown (Celtic) wins a giveaway flog in a aggressive half.

Foul by Adam Barton (Partick Thistle).

Substitution, Celtic. Nir Bitton replaces James Forrest.

Substitution, Partick Thistle. Adebayo Azeez replaces Chris Erskine.

Substitution, Celtic. Scott Sinclair replaces Leigh Griffiths.

Substitution, Celtic. Kolo Touré replaces Dedryck Boyata.

Attempt missed. Callum McGregor (Celtic) right footed shot from outward a box is high and far-reaching to a left.

Foul by Leigh Griffiths (Celtic).

Callum Booth (Partick Thistle) wins a giveaway flog on a right wing.

Attempt missed. Leigh Griffiths (Celtic) right footed shot from a right side of a box misses to a right.

Erik Sviatchenko (Celtic) wins a giveaway flog in a aggressive half.

Foul by Kris Doolan (Partick Thistle).

Second Half starts Partick Thistle 0, Celtic 3.

Substitution, Partick Thistle. Ryan Edwards replaces Abdul Osman since of an injury.

Substitution, Partick Thistle. Mark Ridgers replaces Tomás Cerny since of an injury.

First Half ends, Partick Thistle 0, Celtic 3.

Attempt missed. Adam Barton (Partick Thistle) header from a left side of a 6 yard box is close, though misses to a left.

Corner, Partick Thistle. Conceded by Dedryck Boyata.

Foul by Scott Brown (Celtic).

Adam Barton (Partick Thistle) wins a giveaway flog in a defensive half.

Goal! Partick Thistle 0, Celtic 3. Patrick Roberts (Celtic) left footed shot from outward a box to a tip left corner.

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