Moussa Dembele didn’t seem to enjoy his trip to Ayrshire but with the Celtic support singing his praises he was able to get over an early eye injury.
Sliding in for a cut-back from James Forrest it seems like the French striker took a pellet in the eye with the artificial surface covered in the black pellets.
Stuart Armstrongs goal just before half time secured the points to push the bhoys 13 points ahead of Aberdeen before the Dons match at Inverness today
Important win tonight, undefeated & flying at the top of the league . Brilliant support as always @celticfc
— Moussa Dembélé (@MDembele_10) November 18, 2016
At the other end of the park there was something to celebrate with Erik Sviatchenko linking up with another new central defensive partner.
Dedryck Boyata made his first appearance of the season as the hoops defence recorded their seventh consecutive domestic clean sheet.
— Erik Sviatchenko (@eriksviat) November 18, 2016
After the match Brendan Rodgers revealed that Leigh Griffiths had suffered a hamstring strain during the England v Scotland match and appears doubtful for Wednesday’s match against Barcelona.
With the points collected on a Friday night the Celtic boss can sit back and watch his domestic opponents cut themselves up as he prepares for the biggest week of his Celtic career- hosting Barcelona and a cup final against Aberdeen..