Premiership: Celtic overcomes Dundee 4-2

DUNDEE. Celtic beats Dundee 4-2.

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DUNDEE. Celtic beats Dundee 4-2. Celtic was vastly superior ball possession (81%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was held at the Kilmac Stadium at Dens Park Stadium in Dundee on Sunday and this began at 12:00 pm local time. The referee was Alan James Muir with the assistance of David McGeachie and Ross MacLeod. The 4th official was Colin Steven. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 9.9 degrees Celsius or 49.87 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 57%.​

Match Statistics

Celtic was in firm control of the ball 81% while Dundee was struggling with a 19% ball possession.

Celtic was more aggressive with 72 dangerous attacks and 24 shots of which 8 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Celtic won the match.​

Dundee shot 5 times, 4 on target, 1 off target. On the opposite side, Celtic shot 24 times, 8 on target, 16 off target.

Cards

Dundee received 5 yellow cards (R. Sweeney, C. Adam, M. Anderson, P. McGowan and L. Ashcroft). On the other side, Celtic received 2 yellow cards (J. Juranovic and D. Turnbull).

After this encounter, Dundee will stay with 10 points to stay in the 11th place. On the other side, Celtic will have 23 points to stay in the 3rd place.

Match Events

  • 9'
    9'

    Jota

  • 20'
    20'

    K. Furuhashi

  • 23'
    23'

    D. Mullen

  • 25'
    25'

    R. Sweeney

  • 25'
    25'

    J. Juranovic

  • 30'
    30'

    C. Adam

  • 43'
    43'

    M. Anderson

  • 47'
    47'

    Jota

  • 50'
    50'

    K. Furuhashi

  • 56'
    56'

    L. McCowan

    C. Adam

  • 61'
    61'

    G. Giakoumakis

    K. Furuhashi

  • 62'
    62'

    J. Forrest

    L. Abada

  • 63'
    63'

    J. McGhee

    C. Elliot

  • 67'
    67'

    L. Ashcroft

  • 72'
    72'

    J. Cummings

    D. Mullen

  • 72'
    72'

    P. McGowan

  • 77'
    77'

    L. Ashcroft

  • 80'
    80'

    M. Johnston

    Jota

  • 89'
    89'

    D. Turnbull

Next match

In the upcoming Premiership match, Dundee will host Motherwell on the 27th of November with a 11-7 head to head record in favor of Motherwell (4 draws).

Celtic will host Aberdeen on the 28th of November with a 49-5 head to head in favor of Celtic (6 draws).

Dundee: Formation and Lineups

Dundee started with a 5-4-1 line-up (5-4-1).

The manager James McPake chose to play with the following team: Adam Legzdins (5.8), Christie Elliot (6.1), Cammy Kerr (5.8), Lee Ashcroft (6.5), Ryan Sweeney (6.5), Jordan Marshall (6.4), Paul McMullan (7.9), Paul McGowan (6.3), Charlie Adam (6.4), Max Anderson (6.4) and Danny Mullen (7.4).

Substitutes

Dundee made 3 changes: C. Adam for L. McCowan (56′), C. Elliot for J. McGhee (63′) and D. Mullen for J. Cummings (72′).

Top player: Paul McMullan

Probably the most impressive player in Dundee was Paul McMullan.

His rating is (7.9) with 11 passes (45% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 6. He performed 4 crosses.

Celtic: Formation and Lineups

Celtic started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).

On the other side, Angelos Postecoglou played with: Joe Hart (6.2), Anthony Ralston (8.0), Cameron Carter-Vickers (6.4), Stephen Welsh (6.8), Josip Juranović (6.4), Nir Bitton (7.2), Liel Abada (7.0), David Turnbull (7.8), Callum McGregor (6.8), Jota (9.2) and Kyogo Furuhashi (8.6).

Substitutes

Celtic made 3 changes: K. Furuhashi for J. Forrest (60′), L. Abada for G. Giakoumakis (61′) and Jota for M. Johnston (80′).

Top player: Jota

The player who no doubt impressed Celtic the most was Jota.

His rating is (9.2) with 2 goals, 39 passes (82% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 10. He performed 6 crosses.

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