Celtic set the requirements – The 22 trophies in 11 Years banner at Hampden

Celtic beat Rangers on Sunday afternoon in a pulsating Viaplay League Cup Remaining at Hampden. Ange Postecoglou’s facet picked up the primary piece of silverware for the season due to a brace from Kyogo.

The Nationwide Stadium in Glasgow’s East Finish was awash with color and noise because the fierce rivals met on a collision course to find out the place the League Cup could be headed. By quarter previous 5, Rangers followers had all hit deserted their finish because the Celtic celebrations started. In reality, the celebrations hasn’t actually stopped since earlier than the sport even kicked off. After Kyogo opened the scoring, there have been terrific scenes at half time inside the Celtic finish.

Kyogo’s targets had been scientific of their nature however the construct up play was classic Celtic, providing runs, exhibiting dedication to get ahead and making themselves out there for the ball. Aaron Mooy, who performed an element in each targets, slid the ball in direction of the onrushing Greg Taylor who fired the cross into the trail of Maeda. The Japanese ahead didn’t join however his motion freed Kyogo, who couldn’t miss.

Equally, the second purpose was solid within the midfield. Callum McGregor discovered Mooy in a pocket of area, who slid the ball into Reo Hatate, who lower it again permitting Kyogo to double Celtic’s lead.

Rangers got here again into it and threatened for a interval however it got here to nothing. Maybe the rating line made the ambiance that extra tense as the sport entered its closing twenty minutes. Ange made just a few adjustments to clean up his crew however Celtic held agency in defence and created probabilities in assault.

In reality, it may’ve been extra and there would have been few professional complaints from Rangers. Celtic had been the higher crew on the pitch and the followers outperformed within the stands. There are nonetheless two trophies to play for – the League and the Scottish Cup – each providing up additional pleasure as we head in direction of the conclusion of the 2022/23 season.