Celtic 5-1 Kilmarnock: Brendan Rodgers’ side depose visitors from summit

Celtic 5-1 Kilmarnock: Brendan Rodgers’ side depose visitors from summit

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Mikael Lustig’s first goal of the season put Celtic three up

Celtic responded to talk of a title challenge by Kilmarnock by annihilating Steve Clarke’s side 5-1 to return to the top of the Scottish Premiership.

The Ayrshire club led the division at kick-off but conceded four first-half goals as Celtic flexed their muscles.

James Forrest, Odsonne Edouard, Mikael Lustig and Ryan Christie scored for the champions as the visitors folded.

Eammon Brophy pulled one back after Rory McKenzie was tripped, but Forrest added his second to complete the rout.

Kilmarnock slip to second place and trail Celtic by two points, having played two games more. They will drop to third on Sunday should Rangers avoid defeat at Dundee.

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December 8, 2018 at 09:00AM

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