SPFL Development League
Mon 6 February, 2017. Kick Off: - 18:00
Cappielow Park, Greenock
Hill advances to the edge of the box but Ridgers deflects the ball over with a good save
Ridgers pushes away a deflected Hendry cross from a lurking striker
Ridgers takes a shot goalkick to Lamont. The midfielder is robbed of posession before Johnston fires powerfully past Ridgers.
Aitchison has a shot deflected behind for a corner.
Hendry has a shot from the halfway line, seeing Ridgers off his line, but the goalkeeper tips the ball over the bar.
Johnston with a hat-trick as he curls the ball home from just inside the box.
Ridgers sticks out a foot to deny Aitchison as he charges clean through on goal.
Johnston dances away from the Jags defence before curling into the far corner.
Ridgers tips the header around the post
It's close to a third for Celtic but Ridgers denies Aitchison before the offside flag comes to the rescue
Nisbet plays a 1-2 with Lamont before winning a corner as he goes to shoot,
Hill shows neat footwork to run away from Thistle defenders and the sides are level.
McLaughln drills the ball across the box but Celtic clear.
Johnston fires high into the roof of the net after a quick Celtic break
Granger boots the ball away from the goalline after a Hendry shot slid under Ridgers.
It's chucking it down here in Greenock making for very difficult goalkeeping conditions.
A great challenge from Lynch gives Celtic just a corner
Nisbet charges past four men but is unable to pick out a pass.
A great double save from Ridgers denies Aitchison and Henry as the home side look for an instant reply.
... and just like that it's 2-0. Thistle play down the left. Banton into Nisbet. Nisbet powers across the defender, squares for McLaughlin who makes no mistake
An excellent tackle from Granger denies Celtic an equaliser as a hoops attacker tries to advance
Johnston dramatically collapses to the turf inside the box under pressure from two Jags defenders. The referee tells the hoops attacker to get up and play rages on
Ridgers takes the goal kick, Nisbet flicks it on, McLaughlin holds off the defender to power a low effort beyond McAdams to give Thistle the lead.
Ridgers tips the header over the bar.
Callum Wilson advances into the box. He tries to pick out Banton but a hoops defender blocks the pass.
The ball falls to Nisbet just inside the box. He curls a low effort towards goal which beats the keeper but not the despairing lunge of a recovering defender.
Banton skins past Wardrop firing over a low left footed cross which is easy for the Celtic defence
A great delivery is just missed by Lynch. The ball bounces around the box before falling into the arms of McAdams in the Celtic goal
Callum Wlson wins a free kick wide of the penalty area. A chance for Lynch and Granger to head forward
From the following throw in, Thistle have the ball in the box but, under pressure, the ball is only diverted past the first post.
Off the post! Ian Stokes whips over a cross which Nisbet heads at the back post. A combination of the goalkeeper and the post keeps the ball out and Celtic smash it into the main stand at Cappielow.
Nisbet wins a corner.
The first glimpse of Banton on the ball as he advances down the left before being well tackled by Wardrop.
McLaughlin stings the palms of the Celtic goalkeeper with a couple of efforts from the edge of the box before a Celtic defender hooks clear.
A great sliding tackle is enough for Granger to put Crossan under pressure as he advanced into the box.