Rangers beat Celtic in old firm derby

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Updated: September 18, 2011
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FT: Rangers 4-2 Celitc

Live Commentary

That’s it referee Thomson blows the whistle and Rangers have the three points, great match and they deserved the win, more reaction to follow, thanks for joining me

92 mins Goal! Rangers 4-2 Celtic Davies’ pinpoint cross finds Naismith and he coolly slots past Forster to seal the win

90 mins Four mins of injury time as Celtic pour forward

84 mins Naismith could have sealed the win there but couldn’t hit the target on the break, Lafferty named man of the match

80 mins It has been a terrific second half, Celtic looking to snatch a point

75 mins Red Card! Mulgrew is sent off for his second bookable offence, Celtic down to ten men

74 mins Scott Brown goes off injured and on comes James Forrest

67 mins Goal! Rangers 3-2 Celtic Lafferty puts Rangers back in front, he does well to make room for himself before firing through Forster’s legs from close range

62 mins Celtic make a change and Stokes comes on for the goalscorer El Kaddouri

57 mins What a chance for Rangers to go 3-2 up but Lafferty heads over

55 mins Goal! Rangers 2-2 Celtic The home side back level after Jelavic beats Forster

53 mins Lafferty scores followign a fine Rangers move but the referee doesn’t allow it as Jelavic is around 6 yards offside

52 mins Having all ready being booked, Charlie Mulgrew is living very dangerously, two fouls in the space of a few minutes

46 mins Steve Davies hits the bar with a thumping volley

46 mins Back underway here, massive half to come

45 mins That’s Half time, frantic first half and somhow Celtic are in the lead, back in 15 mins

41 mins Goal! Rangers 1-2 Celtic The Bhoys have turd it around,  El Ghaddouri shoots and it’s straight at the ‘keeper but McGregor lets it through and it’s an awful mistake

34 mins Goal! Rangers 1-1 Celtic The Bhoys are level, Brown slips in Hooper and he slots it past McGregor, superb finish

32 mins Celtic seeing a bit more of the ball now but can’t find a way throgh, Hooper’s shot is blocked by his own man

27 mins It’s all Rangers at the minute

22 mins Goal! Rangers 1-0 Celtic Celtic don’t clear the corner and it falls to Naismith and he blasts it into the top corner

15 mins Rash challenge by Charlie Mulgrew on Naismith leads to the first booking of the game, no doubt about it

13 mins Good play down the left by Mulgrew as he beats Whittaker but his cross is blocked before Samaras shoots well wide on the stretch

8 mins Samaras links with Hooper but the Greek striker shoots over

7 mins Celtic’s first corner is whipped in by Ki and Loovens attacks it but a fantasic defensive header by Jelavic denies the Celtic defender

4 mins Greg Wylde whips in a free kick and Forster comes out but doesn’t get the distance he would have liked on the punch but he gets away with it

2 mins Lafferty charges down Forster’s kick but it goes to safety before the ball for Lafferty is overhit

1 min And away we go, inevitably a great atmosphere at Ibrox, Celtic get us underway

We’re ready for kick off at Ibrox, it should be a cracker as these matches always are, referee is Craig Thomson

Just 15 minutes till kick off, get in touch with your predictions now, use the tweet machine, @ryanbaileysport

Rangers: McGregor, Whittaker, Goian, Bocanegra, Papac, Naismith, Davis, Edu, Wylde, Jelavic, Lafferty

Celtic: Forster; Mark Wilson, Kelvin Wilson, Loovens, El Kaddouri, Brown, Kayal, Ki, Mulgrew, Hooper, Samaras

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