REO HATATE had a dream derby debut when he scored a first-half double in Celtic’s 3-0 victory at a bouncing Parkhead on February 2 2022.
It was a memorable evening in the east end of Glasgow for Ange Postecoglou’s side who hurtled to the Premiership pinnacle for the first time in 18 months.
And the Hoops remained in pole position when the title was won in the 1-1 draw with Dundee United at Tannadice on May 11 before the Flag Day celebrations in Paradise three days later when the curtain came down in spectacular fashion with a 6-0 romp against Motherwell.
The champions have a nine-point advantage as they prepare to take on Michael Beale’s side at Ibrox this afternoon.
How good is your memory of recent encounters with our city neighbours? Have a go on CQN‘s fun five-minute quiz and test your knowledge.
AIR WE GO…Liel Abada leaps high after scoring the first goal in the 4-0 derby triumph at Parkhead in September. (See Question 5.)
1: Reo Hatate claimed a double in February last year. Can you remember who scored Celtic’s other goal?
2: A player made his final appearance for the Hoops in Ange Postecoglou’s derby debut at Ibrox on August 29 2021. Can you name the departing star?
3: Celtic won 2-1 at Ibrox on April 3 last year. Can you name the marksmen?
4: Who scored his first-ever Celtic goal in last season’s Scottish Cup semi-final against the opponents who were managed by Giovanni van Bronckhorst at the time?
5: Celtic were 3-0 ahead at half-time when they beat the Govan club 4-0 at Parkhead on September 3 last year. First-half marksmen were Liel Abada, with a double, and Filipe Jota. Who got the fourth goal?
The answers will be provided when the starting line-up is confirmed in CQN later today.
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