The Best And The Worst Celtic Players Rated From Their Win Against Hamilton Academical

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - NOVEMBER 27: Scott Brown, Erik Sviatchenko and Stuart Armstrong of Celtic celebrate during the Betfred Cup Final between Aberdeen and Celtic at Hampden Park on November 27, 2016 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

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Celtic gave their fans a brilliant Christmas gift win with a comfortable 3-0 away win against Hamilton Academical. The Hoops were 21 games unbeaten in domestic competitions this season when they travelled to the SuperSeal Stadium and they found it not hard to stretch their unbeaten streak to 22 games. With this 3-0 win, Celtic also stretch their winning streak to 13 domestic games. They are winning without too much of a contest and look unbeatable at the moment.

Celtic have a congested fixture list on their hands but Rodgers still played a strong starting XI. Both teams looked lacklustre in the first half but it was Celtic who got the breakthrough from Leigh Griffiths’ feet in the first half. Both Sviatchenko and Armstrong had first-half chances but Hamilton managed to survive. Celtic were down to 10 men in the 47th minute when Callum McGregor picked up his second booking of the game for a foul on Scott McMann.

Hamilton hardly looked capable enough to make their man advantage count. On 53 minutes Stuart Armstrong doubled Celtic’s lead with a stunning strike into the top corner from 25-yards out. Moussa Dembele killed the game by making it 3-0 with six minutes remaining from Forrest’s pass.

The Best And The Worst Celtic Players Rated From Their Win Against Hamilton Academical

Craig Gordon: 7/10

Made two good saves. Looked calm and composed.

Cristian Gamboa: 7/10

Defended his flank quite well. Was adventurous as ever and tried his luck from distance.

Mikael Lustig: 7/10

Looked really calm and composed. Played out of defence and his passing was delightful.

Erik Sviatchenko: 7.5/10

As brilliant as ever. Read the game and anticipated dangers really well. Was the true leader of the back four. Came close to scoring with a header cleared off the line.

Emilio Izaguirre: 7/10

Overlapped well and regularly. Did well defensively too.

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