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Celtic shown great belief and courage to come from behind to beat Dundee Utd at Tannadice in a six goal thriller. The result moved Celtic to the top of the SPL table for the first time under manager Gordon Strachan on what turned out to be a fantastic weekend for the Bhoys.

Celtic started in a sluggish manner and almost went behind after only four minutes. A loose pass back by defender Bobo Balde presented the home side with a good opportunity. Goalkeeper Artur Boruc attempted to prevent the ball going for a corner and was lucky to recover in time to block Peter Canero's attempt to slot the loose ball into the net.

Dundee Utd though would not have to wait long for an opening goal. Two minutes later Robson's in swinging corner flicked off the head of unfortunate Chris Sutton and into the Celtic striker's own net....
Celtic demolished a sorry Motherwell side to keep up the pressure on Hearts at the top of the table, and extend their lead over Rangers to eight points. It was a five star performance by the Hoops in which football was played the way it should be.

Celtic opened the scoring after only 14 minutes following a fine move. The ever impressive Petrov controlled Maloney's disguised pass close to the penalty spot and calmly slotted the ball past the helpless Smith in the Motherwell goal.

Two minutes later Celtic doubled the advantage after an impressive finish by Maloney. Craig Beattie found Maloney at the far post with a great cross and the youngster had time to control the ball before sending a low shot home from eight yards. The young Scot made the goal look easy as technically it was a very difficult finish.

Motherwell were being ripped apart with ease due to Celtic's slick one-touch passing and it was no surprise when Petrov grabbed his second of the evening after only a quarter...
On a horrible and rainy day, Celtic defeated a battling Kilmarnock side at Rugby Park to keep up the pressure on Hearts at the top of the SPL. In a tight affair, a moment of individual brilliance by the ever-present Petrov sealed the three points and kept up Celtic's brilliant record against Kilmarnock in recent times.

A scrappy opening saw both sides working hard to close each other down and little in the way of fluid passing. It was the home side who were the first to work an opening after 11 minutes when after a nice move, Steven Naismith's pass found Gary McDonald in a great position in the Celtic box. But the midfielder wanted a touch before shooting allowing the tireless Shaun Maloney who replaced Alan Thompson for the game the opportunity to nip in and to superbly disposses him 10 yards from goal.

Celtic had started in a sluggish fashion but went ahead against the run of play on 24 minutes thanks to some inspired play by Petrov. Chris Sutton rolled his marker on the...
None of 60,100 spectators who left Celtic Park on Saturday will have any doubts that Hearts CAN win this title. The league leaders came from behind to preserve their 3 point lead at the top of the table and confirm their title credentials.

Before the game, the Celtic fans paid tribute to the return of captain Neil Lennon. Thompson also returned to the first team following injury as he took the position of the recently majestic Maloney, a decision which Strachan later called a "mistake".

Hearts started the brighter of the two teams and Paul Hartley tested Boruc in the early stages with a 30 yard strike. The Pole comfortably pushed the ball over the bar as he looked for his fourth consecutive clean sheet. Steven Pressley was next to worry the Celtic faithful as he narrowly missed out on an important touch at the back post after Skacel sent a dangerous ball across Celtic's six-yard box.

Celtic were struggling and almost fell behind again but top scorer Skacel just failed to...
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