BRENDAN RODGERS has named an unchanged team for Celtic’s visit to Tynecastle for the 2.15pm kick-off against Hearts today.
The champions go into the match with a four-point advantage over their nearest challengers after Philippe Clement watched his new team beat Hibs 4-0 at Ibrox yesterday.
Earlier today, we asked how much you could remember about recent encounters against Hearts in CQN‘s fun five-minute quiz.
Now we repeat the questions and provide the answers.
TREBLE TREBLE HERO…Odsonne Edouard celebrates his Scottish Cup Final winner against Hearts at Hampden on May 25 2019. Scott Sinclair congratulates the French ace with James Forrest aboutt to join in. (See Question 4.)
1: Ange Postecoglou’s first-ever league game as Celtic boss was at Tynecastle on July 31 2021 when a last-gasp goal gave Hearts a 2-1 win. Who scored Celtic’s goal that afternoon?
2: Later that season, the Hoops had a pivotal 4-1 victory over the Edinburgh club at Parkhead on May 7 2022. Daizen Maeda, Kyogo Furuhashi and Matt O’Riley scored. Who was the fourth marksman? Clue: He is no longer at Celtic.
3: Hearts were the opponents when Celtic sealed the quadruple treble at Hampden on December 20 2020. Neil Lennon’s side picked up their twelfth successive domestic honour after Kristoffer Ajer fired in the deciding penalty in the Scottish Cup Final spot-kick shoot-out. The match had ended 3-3 after extra-time. Who scored Celtic’s goals in the actual game?
4: Coincidentally, the Tynecastle team stood between Celtic and the treble treble achievement in the soccer showpiece at the national stadium on the iconic date of May 25 the previous year. The Hoops won 2-1. Can you name the two-goal hero?
5: Who scored Celtic’s goals in the 2-0 title clincher at Tynecastle last term?
1: Anthony Ralston.
2: Giorgos Giakoumakis.
3: Ryan Christie, Odsonne Edouard (pen), Leigh Griffiths.
4: Edouard hit the second-half double, one from the penalty spot.
5: Kyogo Furuhashi and Oh Hyeon-gyu.
Well done if you got five out of five. Go to the top of the class!
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