Hamilton Academical 1-1 Celtic

Eamonn Brophy

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Highlights: Hamilton 1-1 Celtic

A idea from surrogate Eamonn Brophy 17 mins from a finish warranted Hamilton a changed indicate opposite 10-man Celtic.

A unnecessary tainted from Dougie Imrie on Leigh Griffiths brought Celtic a penalty, and a striker stepped adult to container home his 33rd idea of a season.

Dedryck Boyata was sent off for a last-man tackle on Accies’ Carlton Morris 5 mins before a break.

Michael McGovern saved a second Griffiths spot-kick, and Brophy’s absolute strike discovered Accies a point.

They pierce above Motherwell into ninth in a Premiership table, dual points above a relegation play-off place now assigned by Kilmarnock.

Celtic extend their pillow during a tip of a list to 7 points, yet Aberdeen can take advantage of a champions’ slip-up by shutting a opening behind to 4 points when they horde St Johnstone on Saturday.


Leigh Griffiths took his goals total for this deteriorate to 33.

Hamilton were a universe divided from January’s degrading 8-1 thrashing during a hands of a same opponents, and unequivocally scarcely took a lead by Ali Crawford.

Scott Brown mislaid out to Morris who put in Crawford yet on goal, yet he shot over a bar when he unequivocally should have scored.

Accies had staid into a diversion after an widespread opening duration from a visitors, yet fell behind due to a impulse of stupidity from Imrie.

Griffiths was in possession yet in an unthreatening position and usually Imrie will know since he sent a Celtic striker crashing only inside a area.

The striker took a chastisement himself and dismissed a round right down a middle.

It was a crazy impulse from Imrie, a indicate Mikey Devlin was presumably creation as he squared adult to his team-mate in a arise of incident.


Dedrick Boyata was sent off for a last-man tainted on Carlton Morris

But unexpected a diversion was alight.

Boyata was sent off for a tackle on Morris. He attempted to play a Accies striker offside yet untimely his transformation and a brazen was in on goal.

The lunging plea finished a transparent goalscoring event only outward a box, yet a Celtic dais – and their support in a throng of 5,017 – clearly felt a tackle was legitimate and a defender had overwhelmed adequate of a ball.

Manager Ronny Delia immediately reshaped his 10 men, replacing a returning Kris Commons with Charlie Mulgrew.

The abandon continued to bake in a second half. Gary Mackay-Steven was by one-on-one with McGovern yet could not finish, and Griffiths saw a crafty bid fly only past a post.


Griffiths saw his second chastisement saved by Michael McGovern

Then came another impulse of debate and another penalty. Ziggy Gordon was speckled wrestling with Mikael Lustig during a dilemma and arbitrate Craig Thomson forked to a spot.

Again Griffiths stepped up, yet this time McGovern constructed a fine, diving save to keep a outcome in a balance.

It was a dear skip since mins after home trainer Martin Canning introduced Brophy – criticised by some after celebrating his idea in a new thumping during Parkhead – and a surrogate had a preferred effect.

Celtic unsuccessful to understanding with a dilemma and when a round forsaken in a box to Brophy he crushed a finish high into a net to safeguard honours were even during a finish of a pulsating match.

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