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SPL: Balogun Sees Red, Dessers In Action As Celtic Edge Rangers

SPL: Balogun Sees Red, Dessers In Action As Celtic Edge Rangers

Super Eagles defender, Leon Balogun was shown a red card while Cyril Dessers was in action as Celtic defeated Rangers 2-1 in Saturday’s Scottish Premier League game.

Balogun, who was making his ninth appearance for the visitor, was shown his first red card in the 71st minute.

Dessers on the other hand, played all 90 minutes and was unable to find the back of the net.


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However, Paulo Bernardo smashed in a half volley before the break to give Brendan Rodgers’ side the lead at a boisterous Celtic Park full only of home fans, as a frenetic first half flew by.

Kyogo Furuhashi whipped in another beauty two minutes after the break to double the lead and continue his hot streak against Rangers, having now scored seven goals in 11 derbies.

However, captain James Tavernier set up a tense finish with a sensational free-kick into the top corner on 88 minutes but Celtic held on to pick the maximum points.

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