Match Stats (Motherwell v Celtic)


Motherwell 0

xG 0.33


Celtic 4

xG 2.82

(Abada 28, Rogic 31 & 45 and Maeda 71)


Before the game the probabilities were 72% Celtic, 10% Motherwell and 18% the draw.


83% of Celtic shots were in the box and that is the highest in any league game this season.


For the season to date (before the game) it was 63%.


The 2nd highest for Celtic this season was against Dundee Utd away at 79%.


This produced an xG per shot of 0.157.


Out of the 3 shots outside the box Rogic scored from 1 of them which had an expected goal chance of just 3%.


Celtic finished the game strongly with 82% possession in the final 15 minutes.


66% of Celtic passes were forward passes and that was the 2nd highest of the season so far with the highest being Dundee Utd at home when it was 70%.


Celtic lined up with;

- Hart

- Ralston, Carter-Vickers, Starfelt and Taylor

- Rogic, McGregor and Hatate

- Abada, Giakoumakis and Maeda


Forrest, Bitton, Jota, O'Riley and Juranovic coming on for Abada, Hatate, Giakoumakis, McGregor and Taylor.


Celtic's two full backs had the most touches. Ralston having 100 and Taylor had 98. Ralston was accurate on all of his 6 long balls and he had the best passing accuracy in the team with 92%.


Starfelt had 8 out of 8 aerial duels won and Ralston had 6 clearances, 4 blocked crosses and 1 blocked shot.


Tom Rogic had an xG of 1.06 and an xA of 0.64.


That's Joe Hart still not conceded a league goal this season in the final 20 minutes of a game.



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