The Hoops went into today’s Ladbrokes Premiership clash knowing the significance three points could have on the title race, after Rangers’ failure to beat Aberdeen in yesterday’s 0-0 draw at Ibrox.
But the home side weren’t about to lie down, and Marios Ogkmpoe gave Hamilton a deserved 1-0 lead after 26 minutes courtesy of a thumping header after some poor Celtic defending.
However, Jamie Hamilton’s red card for pulling down Leigh Griffiths changed the flow of the game, and an Odsonne Edouard-inspired display saw Lennon’s side claim all three points – and go seven-points clear at the top of the table:
Whilst Celtic are now seven points ahead, Rangers do have a game in-hand, but was this weekend’s round of fixtures turn out to be crucial in the title race?
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