CELTIC have the opportunity to go back to the Premiership pinnacle when they face Hearts in tomorrow’s High Noon showdown at Tynecastle.

A win will put the champions a point ahead of Philippe Clement’s side who collapsed to a 2-1 loss to Motherwell at Ibrox this afternoon.

Eight minutes of stoppage-time were added on in an encounter that saw the hosts awarded a penalty-kick on the hour mark to wipe out Theo Bair’s ninth-minute opener.

Alan Muir waved play on after Favio Silva went down after a challenge from Stephen O’Donnell, but VAR insisted he review the situation on his touchline monitor. The ref took three minutes before pointing to the spot and James Tavernier fired high past keeper Liam Kelly.

However, the visitors went ahead again in the 75th minute when Dan Casey headed past Jack Butland after the home defence failed to clear a corner-kick.

Eight minutes stoppage-time came and went with the Fir Park side holding on for a win.

HEAD BHOY…Adam Idah soars to thump the equaliser past Well keeper Liam Kelly.

Stuart Kettlewell’s men made life difficult for the Hoops at Fir Park last weekend and led 1-0 at the interval before Adam Idah (2) and Luis Palma responded.

Now all eyes are on Edinburgh tomorrow when Brendan Rodgers and his player will be hoping to emulate their result at the same venue in October when they stormed to a 4-1 victory with strikes from Matt O’Riley, Daizen Maeda, Kyogo Furuhashi and Tomoki Iwata.

Once the dust has settled on Tynecastle, there will be nine games left to play and the focus switches to the Scottish Cup quarter-finals a week tomorrow.

The holders are scheduled to play Livingston at Parkhead at 2.30pm and the Ibrox team travel to Easter Road to face Hibs later in the day

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