Celtic saw their game at Hamilton this afternoon thrown into controversy after midfielder Callum McGregor was sent off just one minute into the second-half.
Playing in difficult weather conditions at the SuperSeal Stadium, and on a tricky plastic pitch, the Hoops struggled to create any real opportunities in the opening exchanges, but Leigh Griffiths fired them ahead just before half-time.
However, as Brendan Rodgers’ men looked to hammer home their advantage, referee Willie Collum adjudged that McGregor’s foot was high in this challenge, and that a second yellow card was due:
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When you watch the incident back, it definitely looks like there isn’t much contact between the players, and it means that McGregor will now be suspended for the game against Ross County on December 28.
Moreover, it seems unlikely now that he’ll start the game against Rangers on December 31.
Was it a harsh decision by Collum? Or should McGregor have known better?
Let us know in the comments section below…
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