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SPFL Development League
Mon 6 February, 2017. Kick Off: - 18:00
Cappielow Park, Greenock

Celtic U20
1
Aidan McAdams
2
Sam Wardrop
3
Calvin Miller
4
Josh Kerr (Wallace Duffy 76)
5
Fiarce Kellecher (Brandon Payne 83)
6
Conor McManus
7
Michael Johnston
8
Mark Hill
9
Paul Crossan
10
Jack Aitchison
11
Regan Hendry
 
Subs
13
Ryan Mullen
12
Theo Archibald
14
Wallace Duffy
15
Brandon Payne
16
Lewis Bell
17
Shaun Bowers
18
Broque Watson
Partick Thistle FC
Partick Thistle
1
Mark Ridgers
2
Ian Stokes
3
Ross Fleming
4
Edin Lynch
5
Harry Granger
6
Andrew McCarthy
7
Mark Lamont
8
Callum Wilson
9
Kevin Nisbet
10
Neil McLaughlin
11
Jason Banton (James Stokes 66)
 
Subs
12
Struan Herd
14
James Stokes
15
Jamie Hall
16
Lee Duncanson
17
John Kelly
 
Subs
13
Ryan Mullen
12
Theo Archibald
14
Wallace Duffy
15
Brandon Payne
16
Lewis Bell
17
Shaun Bowers
18
Broque Watson
 
Subs
12
Struan Herd
14
James Stokes
15
Jamie Hall
16
Lee Duncanson
17
John Kelly
 
91’Full Time
83’Celtic U20 substitution: Brandon Payne replaces Fiarce Kellecher
82’Celtic U20 corner from the left

Hill advances to the edge of the box but Ridgers deflects the ball over with a good save

80’Celtic U20 Booking - Calvin Miller
 
79’

Ridgers pushes away a deflected Hendry cross from a lurking striker

76’Celtic U20 substitution: Wallace Duffy replaces Josh Kerr
74’Thistle Booking - Harry Granger
73’Goal Celtic U20! Michael Johnston
Celtic U20 5 - Thistle 2

Ridgers takes a shot goalkick to Lamont. The midfielder is robbed of posession before Johnston fires powerfully past Ridgers.

72’Celtic U20 corner from the right

Aitchison has a shot deflected behind for a corner.

72’Celtic U20 corner from the right

Hendry has a shot from the halfway line, seeing Ridgers off his line, but the goalkeeper tips the ball over the bar.

71’Goal Celtic U20! Michael Johnston
Celtic U20 4 - Thistle 2

Johnston with a hat-trick as he curls the ball home from just inside the box.

68’Celtic U20 corner from the right

Ridgers sticks out a foot to deny Aitchison as he charges clean through on goal.

67’Goal Celtic U20! Michael Johnston
Celtic U20 3 - Thistle 2

Johnston dances away from the Jags defence before curling into the far corner.

66’Thistle substitution: James Stokes replaces Jason Banton
64’Celtic U20 corner from the left

Ridgers tips the header around the post

64’Celtic U20 corner from the left
63’Thistle corner from the right
60’Thistle Booking - Callum Wilson
 
58’

It's close to a third for Celtic but Ridgers denies Aitchison before the offside flag comes to the rescue

53’Thistle corner from the left

Nisbet plays a 1-2 with Lamont before winning a corner as he goes to shoot,

52’Goal Celtic U20! Mark Hill
Celtic U20 2 - Thistle 2

Hill shows neat footwork to run away from Thistle defenders and the sides are level.

 
52’

McLaughln drills the ball across the box but Celtic clear.

50’Goal Celtic U20! Michael Johnston
Celtic U20 1 - Thistle 2

Johnston fires high into the roof of the net after a quick Celtic break

 
46’

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.

 
45’Kick-Off (2nd half)
 
45’Half-Time
44’Celtic U20 corner from the left

A great challenge from Lynch gives Celtic just a corner

 
43’

Nisbet charges past four men but is unable to pick out a pass.

40’Thistle Booking - Mark Lamont
37’Celtic U20 Booking - Josh Kerr
36’Celtic U20 corner from the right

A great double save from Ridgers denies Aitchison and Henry as the home side look for an instant reply.

34’Goal Thistle! Neil McLaughlin
Celtic U20 0 - Thistle 2

... 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

 
34’

An excellent tackle from Granger denies Celtic an equaliser as a hoops attacker tries to advance

 
31’

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

29’Goal Thistle! Neil McLaughlin
Celtic U20 0 - Thistle 1

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.

28’Celtic U20 corner from the right
26’Celtic U20 corner from the left
26’Celtic U20 corner from the left
25’Celtic U20 corner from the left
23’Celtic U20 corner from the right

Ridgers tips the header over the bar.

23’Celtic U20 corner from the right
 
22’

Callum Wilson advances into the box. He tries to pick out Banton but a hoops defender blocks the pass.

 
20’

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.

 
19’

Banton skins past Wardrop firing over a low left footed cross which is easy for the Celtic defence

 
13’

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

 
13’

Callum Wlson wins a free kick wide of the penalty area. A chance for Lynch and Granger to head forward

 
10’

From the following throw in, Thistle have the ball in the box but, under pressure, the ball is only diverted past the first post.

 
09’

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.

08’Thistle corner from the right

Nisbet wins a corner.

 
07’

The first glimpse of Banton on the ball as he advances down the left before being well tackled by Wardrop.

 
04’

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.

 
03’

A great sliding tackle is enough for Granger to put Crossan under pressure as he advanced into the box.

 
00’Kick-Off
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