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Video: Watch Celtic Score Stunning Team Goal Against Partick Thistle

Video: Watch Celtic Score Stunning Team Goal Against Partick Thistle

Celtic are through to the quarter-finals of the League Cup after picking up a 3-1 win over Partick Thistle today, with Cristian Gamboa, James Forrest and Tom Rogic all combining for the third goal.

Brendan Rodgers’ side went into this afternoon’s early kick-off under a cloud, having lost back to back matches for the first time in the Irishman’s tenure.

Celtic fell to a surprise 1-0 defeat to Hearts in the Scottish Premiership last weekend, followed by their swift elimination from the Champions League qualifiers at the hands of AEK Athens on Wednesday.

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Needless to say, the Hoops weren’t at their very best against Alan Archibald’s men, with a lapse of judgement from Jack Hendry allowing Thistle to net what looked like a crucial equaliser.

However, when push came to shove, Celtic’s quality shone through, especially in their third goal which saw Gamboa, Forrest and Rogic all play a role:

 

Today’s victory brings a painful week to an end for the Celtic faithful, as fans continue to plead with the board to strengthen the playing squad before the transfer window slams shut at the end of the month.

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