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Chris Sutton and John Hartson offer instant reactions on Twitter after Celtic's win over Rangers

Chris Sutton - Lincoln City Manager

Celtic beat Rangers 2-1 at Ibrox in the Old Firm derby this afternoon.

Celtic made it 15 league wins in a row this afternoon as they beat Rangers 2-1 in the Old Firm derby at Ibrox.

The Bhoys went into the game having beaten Ross County 2-0 in midweek, and after thrashing Rangers 5-1 at Celtic Park earlier in the season, they were hoping to grab another victory today.


Celtic's Scott Sinclair celebrates scoring their second goal with team matesCeltic's Scott Sinclair celebrates scoring their second goal with team mates

However, former Celtic striker Kenny Miller put Rangers in front in the first half, as he slid in to score from James Tavernier's right-wing cross.

The Gers were impressive in the first period but Celtic went into half time level, as Moussa Dembele smashed home a superb goal after Rangers had failed to clear a corner.

Chris Sutton - Lincoln City ManagerChris Sutton

Celtic then took control of the game, and grabbed the winner when Scott Sinclair tapped home Stuart Armstrong's cross from close range.

Rangers did have chances to get back into the game, with Miller hitting the post, but Celtic ran out winners to move 19 points clear at the top of the Scottish Premiership table.

After the game, pundit Chris Sutton took to Twitter to offer his verdict on the game, crediting Rangers for giving Celtic a game, but pointed out that the Gers are closer to sixth-placed Partick Thistle in the table than they are to Celtic.

Fellow pundit and former Celtic ace John Hartson also took to Twitter, suggesting that the gap between the two Glasgow rivals is not getting closer, after the Bhoys claimed their third win over Rangers this season.

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