It’s not often Newco are happy to do Celtic a favour but they obliged yesterday. Conceding an early penalty and red card was too much for St Mirren, our nearest challengers, as they slipped seven points behind the champions.
A resurgent Reo Hatate inspired Celtic to a comfortable win over Kilmarnock a day earlier, ensuring Celtic arrived at the October international break in an historically comfortable position.
Brendan Rodgers has plenty to consider over the next two weeks, in particular, how to better the gap between domestic and European results. That will take all of this experience.