A double from Australian star Aaron Mooy has helped Celtic to a 4-0 victory over Hibernian at Easter Road as Ange Postecoglou’s aspect maintained their 9– level lead on the prime of the Scottish Premiership.
Mooy opened the scoring within the twenty eighth minute when he was readily available to smash residence the rebound after Hibs didn’t correctly clear Daizen Maeda’s cross.
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The Aussie was on his toes simply 12 yards out as he struck a sweetly-timed volley previous David Marshall.
It was then Maeda’s flip to get on the scoresheet with a shocking solo effort that started simply previous the midway mark.
The Japanese star had the ball and Hibs proper again Chris Cadden in entrance of him, however Maeda despatched Cadden slipping to the bottom with a silky drag-back earlier than skipping previous his reverse quantity.
Maeda then dribbled in direction of aim with Celtic left again Greg Taylor making the overlapping run on the left.
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However, a bit shimmy from Maeda despatched two Hibs defenders the mistaken approach and opened up loads of area for him to make his approach additional infield.
The Hoops ahead then unleashed a vicious strike from 20 yards out that left a sprawling Marshall with no hope.
Mooy then bought his second of the evening within the 58th minute, sending Marshall the mistaken approach from the penalty spot after a VAR verify confirmed Hibernian’s Lewis Stevenson dealt with the ball within the field.
The Socceroos midfielder’s double meant it was his first two-goal haul in a single match nearly a yr thus far, along with his final coming for Shanghai Port in a Chinese Super League match towards Gunagzhou City on December 28 in 2021.
Celtic weren’t carried out there with the objectives, as Kyogo Furuhashi scored the Hoops’ fourth of the night to finish the rout.
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