Livingston 1 – 3 Celtic

Celtic ended their 15-year wait for a victory at Livingston to reclaim a three-point lead over Rangers at the top of the Scottish Premiership.

Daizen Maeda headed in the opener for Celtic from a disputed corner just minutes after captain Callum McGregor missed a penalty.

A Nicky Devlin own goal and James Forrest’s fine finish made it 3-0.

Andrew Shinnie’s close-range reply could not deny Celtic a first victory at Tony Macaroni Arena since February 2007.

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Daizen Maeda heads in from close range for Celtic to open the scoring against Livingston.

It was a deserved win for Ange Postecoglou’s side in his 50th game in charge as they responded to reigning champions Rangers’ win over Aberdeen to reclaim a three-point lead in the title race.

Ayo Odileye’s headed onto the bar at 1-0 as Livingston missed the chance to move back up to fourth.

More to follow…

What’s next?

Celtic’s attention switches to the Scottish Cup with a tie away to Dundee United on March 14, while Livingston have a weekend off having being knocked out of the competition.

Both return to Scottish Premiership action on March 19 with Celtic at home to St Mirren and Livingston travelling to Tynecastle to take on Hearts.

Sunday 6th March 11:00am

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