Scottish Premiership: Ryan Kent, Nikola Katic's goals help Rangers beat Celtic, claim first win at Celtic Park since 2010

Rangers beat Scottish Premiership leaders Celtic 2-1 to claim their first win at Celtic Park since 2010, with goals from Ryan Kent and Nikola Katic allowing Steven Gerrard’s side to reduce the gap at the top to two points.

Reuters December 30, 2019 14:58:23 IST
Scottish Premiership: Ryan Kent, Nikola Katic's goals help Rangers beat Celtic, claim first win at Celtic Park since 2010
  • Rangers beat Scottish Premiership leaders Celtic 2-1 to claim their first win at Celtic Park since 2010, with goals from Ryan Kent and Nikola Katic allowing Steven Gerrard’s side to reduce the gap at the top to two points

  • Rangers, on 50 points, have a game in hand on Celtic, on 52

  • Rangers lost forward Alfredo Morelos to a stoppage-time red card - his seventh at the club in three seasons - when he received a second booking for a dive in the box

Rangers beat Scottish Premiership leaders Celtic 2-1 to claim their first win at Celtic Park since 2010, with goals from Ryan Kent and Nikola Katic allowing Steven Gerrard’s side to reduce the gap at the top to two points on Sunday.

Scottish Premiership Ryan Kent Nikola Katics goals help Rangers beat Celtic claim first win at Celtic Park since 2010

Rangers' Nikola Katic scores his side's second goal during the Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Rangers. AP

Rangers, on 50 points, have a game in hand on Celtic, on 52.

Kent opened the scoring in the “Old Firm” derby in the 36th minute when the unmarked winger latched on to Borna Barisic’s low cross to whip his shot home, minutes after Ryan Christie’s penalty for Celtic was saved by Allan McGregor.

Celtic equalised just before half-time when Callum McGregor’s shot was deflected into the net off the arm of Odsonne Edouard.

However, Rangers reclaimed the lead in the 56th minute when Katic scored from a corner with a header at the near post.

Rangers lost forward Alfredo Morelos to a stoppage-time red card - his seventh at the club in three seasons - when he received a second booking for a dive in the box.

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