Celtic thrashes Hamilton to maintain record


The game between Hamilton and Celtic was a game which the likely outcome could have been predicted and gotten correctly. It was just the correct score line that will be difficult to guess.

It was an emphatic 4-1 win away from home for Celtic to move top of the Scottish Premier League table. It also help maintain their unbeaten run which now stands at 54 games.

It was not a game in which Brendan Rodgers was willing get to gamble with and wanted the result to a win. He went for the jugular and he got the maximum points. It was a game of fast attack to fast goals. Accies could not cope with Celtic’s speedy attacks and fell behind to three first half goals.

The game started with a ferocious zeal from Celtic to take the game to their host which manifested in the way they played. Before the half time break, Stuart Armstrong had put the ball behind the net and Scott Sinclair added a brace too. So going into half time, Celtic were 3 goals up. This gave them the desired outcome they wanted.

Scout Sinclair was denied his hat-trick in that game after a beautifully worked one-two between Odsonne Edouard and Patrick Roberts lead to a ball which eventually fell to Sinclair only for the upright to deny him a goal.

There was moment for consolation for the Accies as they scored from a corner in the second half. Ali Crawford’s corner was converted by Alex Gogic but Celtic added a fourth in no time. It was a goal from Odsonne Edouard which rounded the game up.

The goal came after some strung of passes exchanged among the Celtic attackers which left the host lost before the ball was finally released to Edouard to score his first goal for the club.

The team didn’t show any sign that they missed their strikers, Leigh Griffiths and Moussa Dembele as they cruised to a 4-1 win. With this, Celtic goes top of the league and maintained their unbeaten run.