Celtic win Scottish Premiership title after Dundee United draw

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Celtic have gained the Scottish Premiership title after drawing 1-1 with Dundee United at Tannadice Park.

The consequence strikes Ange Postecoglou’s aspect 4 factors away from second-place Rangers with only one league match of the season remaining.

Giorgos Giakoumakis scored for the Parkhead aspect within the second half to say the top-flight title within the Australian supervisor’s first season in cost at Celtic.

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This is a have a look at a few of Celtic’s finest targets within the Scottish Premiership this season!

Celtic’s gorgeous title win has additionally assured the followers will get to get pleasure from Champions League group stage soccer subsequent season which is price round £40m to the membership.

Postecoglou – who gained the PFA and Writers’ Supervisor of the 12 months award – will get his palms on the trophy on Saturday, Might 14 after Celtic’s conflict with Motherwell – dwell on Sky Sports activities.

How Celtic clinched the Scottish Premiership title at Tannadice

A big travelling Hoops help descended on Tayside figuring out something aside from defeat would see their group topped champions for a tenth time in 11 seasons after Rangers interrupted their run of dominance final time period.

Celtic seemed set to recover from the road in victorious style when Giorgos Giakoumakis opened the scoring along with his fifteenth aim of the marketing campaign after the break however Dylan Levitt hit again for the hosts.

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Celtic 1-0 Giakoumakis

Ultimately, it was a consequence that suited each groups as Ange Postecoglou was in a position to savour affirmation of title glory in his first season accountable for the Parkhead aspect, whereas United sealed their place within the Europa Convention League qualifiers.

Celtic had the primary alternative of the evening after three minutes however Anthony Ralston fired an angled shot over the bar from 10 yards out after being arrange by Matt O’Riley following a quickly-taken nook by Forrest.

The Hoops threatened once more 5 minutes later as Forrest noticed a strong shot from contained in the field deflected over by Liam Smith.

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Watch the second Celtic have been topped champions of Scotland after they earned some extent at Dundee United!

Reo Hatate shot over from the sting of the field within the nineteenth minute and the Japanese midfielder went shut once more on the half hour when he pinged a strong angled strike simply over from 15 yards out after enjoying a one-two with Giakoumakis.

United’s first try of the match got here 4 minutes earlier than the break when Archie Meekison shot over from the sting of the field.

Celtic made the breakthrough within the 52nd minute when Giakoumakis powered house a close-range header after being picked out by a superb Ralston cross from the proper.

United thought that they had equalised 5 minutes later when Nicky Clark adopted as much as pressure the ball house after teenager Rory MacLeod had hit the within of the submit from 20 yards out however the linesman’s flag minimize quick the hosts’ celebrations.

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Celtic’s title profitable get together begins!

The hosts went shut once more within the 62nd minute when substitute Tony Watt headed towards the submit and Ilmari Niskanen bundled the rebound huge of the goal.

Celtic nearly doubled their lead 5 minutes later however United goalkeeper Benjamin Siegrist received right down to make a sensational save to cease Jota’s highly effective strike from contained in the field nestling within the backside nook. Giakoumakis then shot simply huge from 10 yards out because the guests seemed to kill the sport.

However United went straight up the park and levelled within the 72nd minute when Levitt fired a shocking strike previous Joe Hart from the sting of the field.

Postecoglou: We achieved the final word

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Ange Postecoglou was stuffed with delight for his gamers after securing the SPFL Premiership title, saying they’ve been unbelievable, with the Bhoys on a 31 match unbeaten run within the league.

Celtic supervisor Ange Postecoglou has claimed the Scottish Premiership title in his debut season and it was a particular second for him.

“Fairly particular. First time this yr I am misplaced for phrases. Actually pleased with the gamers, employees and everybody concerned. No one gave us a lot of an opportunity. To do what they’ve performed and obtain the final word is an unbelievable effort,” he mentioned.

“It is huge. The followers had a tricky yr final yr, not simply the very fact we did not win something however they could not come help their group. I am simply pleased with this group of gamers, they have been unbelievable this yr.

“I feel our soccer has been excellent however the character this group has proven in 31 video games and to rise to each problem. I could not be extra pleased with them.

“It was a bit nervy, it is solely pure. These guys have had their heads down and been do centered on being profitable, however they received the job performed.”

McGregor: We deserve this title

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Celtic captain Callum McGregor was stuffed with reward for his gamers at full time after his aspect have been confirmed champions with a 1-1 draw towards Dundee United.

It’s a particular title for Callum McGregor, who changed Scott Brown as captain in the beginning of the season:

“Completely delighted. The gamers deserve it a lot. The followers have been unbelievable once more tonight. They’ve been all season.

“We have been slightly bit off it, however all of the laborious work was performed and it was a case of getting over the road tonight.

“I am so pleased with the lads, everybody on the membership.

“It is a new group and we have been completely relentless since day one.”

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