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Rangers 1 Celtic 0 LIVE REACTION: Callum McGregor OWN GOAL sends Gerrard's side 19 points clear – latest updates

RANGERS further-asserted their lead at the top of the Scottish Premiership with a 1-0 win over 10-men Celtic at Ibrox Stadium.

Callum McGregor scored an own goal and Nir Bitton was sent off on a torrid afternoon for Neil Lennon's side, who are a long way off retaining their league title.

  • RESULT: Rangers 1-0 Celtic
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  • Rangers XI: McGregor, Tavernier (c), Goldson, Helander, Barisic, Aribo, Davis, Kamara, Kent, Roofe, Morelos
  • Celtic XI: Barkas, Frimpong, Bitton, Ajer, Laxalt, Soro, McGregor, Christie, Turnbull, Griffiths, Edouard

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  • Joshua Mbu

    TOP SAVE

    McGregor pulled off an unbelievable save to tip Griffiths' shot onto the post early in the first half.

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    TITLE CHARGE

    Rangers are giving themselves a good chance of winning title No55 as they go 19 points clear at the top of the Scottish Premiership.

    They were rather poor in the first half and the red card in the second gave them the boost they needed to go on and win the match.

    Neil Lennon got his tactics and line-up spot on for pretty much most of the game, but it was a moment of madness from Britton which threw the game away.

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    FULL-TIME STATS

    Celtic saw less of the ball in the second half as expected, 49 per cent to Rangers' 51 per cent.

    The hosts had ten shots, none on target, BUT come away with all three points.

    Celtic had 14 attempts but only managed to register three of those on target.

    Seven cards in total. Six yellows and one red.

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    FT: RANGERS 1-0 CELTIC

    Rangers get the job done and take all three points thanks to an own goal by Callum McGregor.

    Celtic started the second half how they ended the first, on top and controlling the ball.

    But it was a moment of madness from Britton which undone all of Celtic's hardwork.

    The make-shift defender wrestled Morelos down to the ground and as a consequence he was shown his marching orders.

    Rangers capitalised and found themselves ahead with Aribo's flick-on deflecting off the shoulder of McGregor and past Barkas.

    Celtic's hopes of ten league titles in a row is slipping away, they're now 19 points behind Rangers.

  • Joshua Mbu

    PEEEEEEP!

    THE FULL-TIME WHISTLE GOES AND RANGERS TAKE THE THREE POINTS!

    RANGERS REMAIN UNBEATEN AND CELTIC LEAVE THEMSELVES WITH A MOUNTAIN TO CLIMB IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE SEASON!

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    RANGERS 1-0 CELTIC

    90+3. Laxalt floats the ball up towards Duffy who knocks the ball down to Edouard.

    Edouard plays a one-two with Elyounoussi, but Goldson holds the Frenchman off.

    Game is as good as done.

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    RANGERS 1-0 CELTIC

    90+1. One last change for Rangers as Aribo makes way for Barker.

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    RANGERS 1-0 CELTIC

    90. Four additional minutes at the end of the second half and Celtic are throwing everyone forward.

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    HANDBAGS

    Ajer tries to bring order after some of Rangers' players reacted badly to a challenge on Kent.

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    RANGERS 1-0 CELTIC

    86. Elyounoussi dances clear of two or three players, he tries to beat Kamara but the No18 stands tall and sweeps the ball away.

    The referee decides to pull the ball back for a free-kick.

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    RANGERS 1-0 CELTIC

    85. We're into the final five minutes and Gerrard is making another change with Kent making way for Zungu.

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    DIFFERENCE MAKER

    Aribo's header is the difference between the two sides.

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    RANGERS 1-0 CELTIC

    83. McGregor is making way for Rogic who likes a Old Firm derby goal!

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    RANGERS 1-0 CELTIC

    81. JUST OVER!

    McGregor slices his clearance straight into the path of Hagi who lays it off to Itten on the edge of the penalty area.

    Itten spins and sends an effort looping just over the crossbar!

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    RANGERS 1-0 CELTIC

    80. Dreadful from Duffy as he passes the ball straight into the feet of Kent on the edge of the Celtic penalty area.

    Kent cuts inside onto his right foot and sends an effort crashing off Duffy. He's somewhat made up for his error.

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    RANGERS 1-0 CELTIC

    79. McGregor whips the ball in towards the far post, but Rangers keep a good high line.

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    RANGERS 1-0 CELTIC

    79. Barisic is the next man into the book for a sloppy challenge wide on the right-hand side.

    Six yellows and one red in the Old Firm derby.

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    DEADLOCK BROKEN

    Aribo's flick on deflected off the shoulder of McGregor and past Barkas to hand Rangers the lead!

    Bitton's red card came back to bite Celtic.

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    RANGERS 1-0 CELTIC

    76. Morelos is being taken off and right so, before the Colombian finds himself in more trouble.

    Cedric Itten is the man to come on in his lace.

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    RANGERS 1-0 CELTIC

    74. Kent turns and races clear of Duffy, the experienced defender knows he's beaten for pace and swipes Kent down.

    Rangers are not happy with the challenge and there's a little scuffle on the halfway line.

    Duffy, Morelos and McGregor are booked.

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    RANGERS 1-0 CELTIC

    73. The ball breaks to Elyounoussi on the edge of the penalty area.

    He sets himself up for a volley and sends an effort towards goal but it lands on the top of the net!

    Massive chance for Celtic.

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    RANGERS 1-0 CELTIC

    71. More changes for Celtic as Soro and Christie make way for Brown and Elhamed.

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    RANGERS 1-0 CELTIC

    69. Tavernier whips the ball in towards the near post and Aribo gets a slight touch changing the flight of the ball, it flicks off the shoulder of McGregor and into the back of the net!

    Celtic will feel hard done by, they've been on top for most of the game and now they're a man AND a goal down.

  • Joshua Mbu

    GOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAALLLLL!!!!

    RANGERS TAKE THE LEAD!!!!

    ARIBO HEADS RANGERS IN FRONT!!!!!

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    RANGERS 0-0 CELTIC

    68. JUST WIDE!

    Barisic goes for the near corner, Duffy whose in the wall heads behind for a corner.

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