Celtic v Dundee Utd (Wed Dec 30th 2020)
Updated: Mar 3, 2021
Celtic 3 (Soro 23, Turnbull 40 and Edouard 76)
Dundee Utd 0
McGregor, Soro and Griffiths got the assists for the goals.
Celtic had an NP xG of 2.04 while Dundee Utd's was NP xG of 0.72.
Celtic had 24 shots with 9 being on target. Possession was 73% with 908 touches (best this season). Celtic had 5 corners and touches in the box were 43 (best this season). Total Passes were 715 (best this season) with a Passing accuracy of 89%. Celtic had 17 crosses. Possession in the final third was 37% and Celtic passes in the final third were 226.
Soro was man of the match due to his stats. He had 1 goal, 1 assist, 2 shots, 87 touches, 71 passes, 96% pass rate, 2 key passes, 2 successful dribbles out of 2 attempted, 3 successful tackles out of 3 and had 11 recoveries.
Jullien came back in for Ajer, Laxalt came back in for Taylor and Barkas came back in for Hazard.
Celtic lined up with;
- Frimpong, Jullien, Ajer and Laxalt
- Christie, Turnbull and McGregor
- Edouard and Griffiths
Brown, Bitton, Ajeti, Rogic and Elyounoussi came on as subs.
Key note - Celtic's diamond now had been played for 3 games and they continue to improve with touches and touches in the box the best of the season.