Category Archives: St Johnstone

St Johnstone 2 – 1 Celtic: Saints’ hard-work is wake-up call for lazy Celtic

While Benfica had a weekend off to prepare for Wednesday’s crunch Champions League group opener, Celtic fell to a 2-1 defeat at the hands of St Johnstone in Perth. Kris Commons’ early opener appeared to set Celtic on their way, … Continue reading

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Celtic 2 – 0 St Johnstone: Celtic leave it late to break down Saints

Celtic eventually broke down a resilient St Johnstone side to come within 1 point of securing the SPL title. Celtic Lineup Cha Du Ri and Victor Wanyama were suspended after being sent off in the previous SPL fixture at Ibrox. … Continue reading

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Celtic 0 – 1 St Johnstone: Celtic out-of-sorts as Saints sneak goal

Is Neil Lennon’s preferred lop-sided 4-4-2 losing it’s charm? Much of it’s roaring success last season relied on the outstanding form of Kris Commons, and indeed it’s very shape maximises Commons’ effect. He signed from Derby County at the end … Continue reading

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St Johnstone 0 – 1 Celtic: Route 1 proves to be just as difficult

Celtic laboured to a one-nil win over St Johnstone last night, opting for route 1 football in an attempt to bypass a treacherous McDiarmid Park surface. Celtic Lineup In the analysis of the St Mirren fixture, it was pointed out … Continue reading

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3 Goals, 3 Points, 1 Clean Sheet

Celtic grabbed a second victory in 4 days at McDiarmid park this morning – and this time there would be no surging comeback from St Johnstone. Manager Neil Lennon opted for an unfamiliar and unconventional 4-4-2. One of the first … Continue reading

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Celts Survive Tale of Two Halves

Who would’ve thought that with Celtic 3-0 up after 13 minutes, by the end of the game they would be clinging on for dear life?   After suffering at the hands of their arch-rivals Rangers, where Celtic deployed a conservative-ish … Continue reading

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