Celtic sent out a statement of intent when they beat Rangers at Ibrox on Sunday.
Tam McManus was left stunned after Kris Boyd claimed that Callum McGregor should have been sent off during Celtic’s 2-0 win at Rangers on Sunday afternoon.
It was a cagey affair between the two sides, with a number of crunching challenges going in throughout the game, as Jordan Jones saw red at the end of the game for his reckless lunge at Mortiz Bauer.
Nonetheless, in the first-half, McGregor made a challenge, which ended up going unpunished, on Scott Arfield, as Boyd stated at half-time that he should have been given his marching orders [Read more here].
Nonetheless, McManus sent this message on his personal Twitter account after he heard Boyd’s comments on Sky Sports.
Did Boyd just say McGregor is a red card OMG— Tam McManus (@The_Tman10) September 1, 2019
By the way it’s a yellow for McGregor. Jack fortunate not to be red defo a yellow. Think most would agree.— Tam McManus (@The_Tman10) September 1, 2019
Given the nature of the game, there were a number of heavy challenges that were made, but referee Bobby Maden allowed the game to continue.
In the end, it was Neil Lennon’s side who walked away from Ibrox with three points as goals from Odsonne Edouard and Jonny Hayes helped them win the first bragging rights of the season.
A lot was made of how Celtic’s defence would cope in the game, but overall, they had a comfortable afternoon, as goalkeeper Fraser Forster didn’t have much to do in between the sticks.