Celtic maintained their supremacy over Rangers at Celtic Park in yet another fierce Old Firm derby. But the rejuvenated Gers almost stunned the home crowd when they found an equaliser despite being down to ten men early in the game. However, a late heartbreak spoiled their party as a howler from skipper James Tavernier allowed the Hoops to grab a winner via James Forrest.
The famous derby, as always, was full of drama and a chain of events produced an extremely engaging ninety minutes of football. Odsonne Edouard scored a stunner to hand the Hoops a perfect start whereas Alfredo Morelos received his fifth marching order of the season to infuriate the Rangers fans across the globe.
Celtic fans and many other accounts took no time in bantering the Columbian via social media and here are some instances how they mocked Morelos on Twitter following his off-the-ball scuffle with skipper Scott Brown.
Morelos makes El Hadji Diouf look like the Pope #CelticFC
— Dermot Healy (@DermotHealy2) March 31, 2019
Alfredo Morelos has received a total of 18 yellow cards and 5 red cards..
Can someone let him know that 32red is a shirt sponsor and not a card target? pic.twitter.com/hEajeeFVsc
— FootballFunnys (@FootballFunnnys) March 31, 2019
What’s the world record for red cards in a season 😂
— MikeyD (@mikeybhoy01) March 31, 2019
Alfredo Morelos has got more red cards this season than there were in the 2018 World Cup (5-4). There were 736 players at the 2018 World Cup.
— Richard Jolly (@RichJolly) March 31, 2019
Scott Brown, classic wind up merchant, Alfredo Morelos, classic fall for it merchant!
— Scott Murphy (@Eastlander21) March 31, 2019
Yet the visitors found their way back into the game when sensational Ryan Kent equalized against the run of play. His goal silenced the home crowd for a while. However, Forrest came to the rescue in the dying minutes to capitalise on Tavernier’s error. The victory stretched the gap to 13 points between these two age-old rivals, and the supporters celebrated the occasion vehemently painting the city in green.
Great assist by Tavernier for CalMac tbh
— Oihan Txabarri (@oihantxabarri) March 31, 2019
God bless James Forrest
— kirkE (@pkishere_) March 31, 2019
Didny like Celtic line up at start but very good first half but subs on too early which affected game plan after injurys. Other than sloppiness good to put them back in the box, great determination to wrap title up #CelticFC 🍀⭐️🍀
— Jimmy Williams (@Jimmyw85Jimmy) March 31, 2019
And now Celtic fans can continue laughing at Gers. #CelticFC
— Bill Brady (@wjbrady) March 31, 2019
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