Celtic cruised in to the Scottish League Cup final that has a comfortable 2-0 victory over rivals Rangers from the first Old Firm derby in nearly three years.
It wasn’t the record rout that numerous predicted before the match, but it was a completely uneven contest using the Scottish Premiership leaders lauding it Cheap FIFA 15 Coins over their city rivals to claim victory in the 400th competitive outing of a single with the world’s fiercest rivalries.
Leigh Griffiths headed home the opener after just 10 mins and Kris Commons, considered one of four Celtic players inside starting 11 who had featured from the fixture previously, rifled home an extra in the 31st minute because the Hoops threatened to operate riot.
The Celtic supporters smelled blood but their side didn’t go for the jugular since they seemed content to learn within themselves in the last half as Rangers didn’t test goalkeeper Craig Gordon.
Celtic will now face Dundee United inside the final on 15 March while Rangers, who’re still tormented by financial problems and boardroom battles, will refocus their attention on trying to catch Hearts inside race to the Scottish Championship.
The match at Hampden was the 1st meeting from the Old Firm since April 2012 with Rangers subsequently forced to get started life again in the country’s bottom tier following liquidation in June 2012.
The match, that was televised have a home in 54 countries around the world, ended up keenly anticipated by supporters of both clubs though the atmosphere across the stadium before kick-off was strangely subdued, like the fans had forgotten how to handle it without the fixture.