Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon suggests Tom Rogic's wonder-goal will be deemed as turning point if Hoops go on to win title

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The Australian's stunning strike secured a victory over Kilmarnock.

Craig Gordon has claimed that Tom Rogic's stunning winner against Kilmarnock will be deemed as the turning point in Celtic's season if they go on to win the Scottish Premiership title this year, the Daily Mail reports.

The attacking midfielder scored a screamer in the dying moments of the game at Rugby Park to snatch the three points in the Hoops' final fixture before the international break.

And with their nearest challengers Aberdeen falling four points adrift after losing to Motherwell on the same day, Gordon has suggested that if Ronny Deila's men do clinch the league crown, it will be the Australian's goal that will be looked back upon as a defining moment.

"Hopefully we can look back at Tom Rogic's goal and say that was the turning point - that and with Aberdeen losing," he told the Mail.

"But we've still got a lot of hard work ahead to make that the case, so we won't be thinking about that just yet. Come the end of the season, that could be vital."

With the Bhoys also boasting a game in hand over the Dons, the two results appear to have swung the momentum almost completely in Celtic's direction after it had swayed between the two for several weeks.

As well as the result, Rogic's goal sent a message to both Derek McInnes' side and arguably Celtic themselves. More often than not, a strike from that distance and with that power would end up in the stands behind the goal, and with the game in the final minutes, an outcome like that would have been met with plenty of hostility.

However, the fact that the effort found the back of the net would have released a lot of the pressure on the team's shoulders, and will give them the confidence for the rest of the campaign that if another game is going down to the wire, they have the quality to produce something incredibly special to win it. 

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