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HOME, SWEET HOME – CELTIC 54 NOT OUT

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CELTIC have gone FIFTY-FOUR games since they lost a domestic match game at Parkhead.

The last time they were beaten at home was on December 19 2015 when Motherwell won 2-1.

Mark McGhee’s Fir Park outfit came back from Nir Bitton’s opener to score twice through Louis Moult – the deciding goal coming from the penalty spot – for their first victory in the east end of Glasgow for nearly eight years.

The reverse meant Ronny Deila’s team had gone four games without a win on home turf  – the worst run since Tony Mowbray was the manager.

Ajax (2-1) and Molde (2-1) both won their Europa League ties and Kilmarnock forced a goalless draw in the league.

Despite the loss, the Hoops remained top of the Premership by a point from Aberdeen.

CELTIC: Gordon; Lustig, Boyata, Simunovic, Tierney; Bitton, Rogic (sub: Cole), Commons, McGregor; Forrest (sub: Allan), Ciftci.

MOTHERWELL: Ripley; Law, Hall, McManus (sub: Laing), Hammell; Grimshaw (sub: Ainsworth), Lasley, Pearson: Johnson, McDonald, Moult.

FOOTNOTE: Celtic unfurled their fifth successive Premiership flag at the end of the season as they exacted revenge on Well with a 7-0 trouncing in Deila’s last game on May 15 2016.

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