Celtic 5-0 Morton: Hoops cruise into the fifth spherical of the Scottish Cup after Kygo Furuhashi and Aaron Mooy each hit braces whereas David Turnbull scored in model at Celtic Park
- Celtic beat Morton 5-0 to succeed in the final 16 of the Scottish Cup
- Kygo Furuhashi scored a brace after reaching the 20-goal mark for the season
- Aaron Mooy additionally discovered the web twice and David Turnbull was additionally on track
Kyōgo Furuhashi handed the 20-goal mark for the marketing campaign as Celtic beat Morton 5–0 within the Scottish Cup.
The Japanese striker matched his tally for the earlier season with a first-half double within the fourth spherical tie at Celtic Park.
Aaron Mooy additionally hit a brace and David Turnbull scored his second spectacular aim of the week, however the recreation was not with out controversy after the opener got here off courtesy of an exceptionally harsh VAR determination in opposition to former Hoops defender Efe Ambrose.
Celtic’s Kygo Furuhashi scored a brace in opposition to Morton as he reached 20 targets for the season
Morton loved a number of good spells of stress earlier than Morton opened the scoring from the spot and had an opportunity to go over after Calum McGregor went simply huge from lengthy vary on the different finish.
Lewis Strap had the prospect to promote out 2,000 or extra away followers would dream of after enjoying a one-two with Robbie Crawford. However the left-back fired straight at Joe Hart from 10 yards.
Aaron Mooy gave Celtic the lead within the 18th minute with a penalty.
Morton continued to press and Robbie Muirhead was unable to go the ball dwelling from shut vary after Jack Baird’s header.
Celtic: Hart, Johnson, Starfelt (Laval 87), Kobayashi, Barnaby, Mooy, McGregor (Iwata 46), Turnbull (O’Reilly 77), Abada (Forrest 59), Furuhashi (Haxbanovic 46), Maeda
sub: Bain, Jota, Hattet, Welsh
Goal: Moy 18 (Penn), 84, Furuhashi 21, 45 Turnbull 42,
Morton: Schwake, Grimshaw, Baird, Ambrose, Strapp (O’Connor 46), Gillespie (King 46), Blues, Quitongo (McGrattan 59), Crawford, Miller (Garrity 81), Muirhead (Roy 73)
sub: Lithgow, Pignattiello, Inexperienced
The sport was performed for nearly two minutes after a shot by Lil Abada was blocked, however video assistant referee Craig Napier seen one thing that had apparently gone unnoticed contained in the stadium and finally knowledgeable referee Kevin Clancy.
The footage confirmed that Abada’s shot hit Baird’s leg after which bounced away from the aim and clipped Ambrose’s arm, which was barely out of his physique. Napier determined it was a ‘clear and apparent’ error on the a part of Clancy, who pointed to the spot after learning the incident on his monitor.
Mooy despatched Brian Schwake the improper manner within the 18th minute and Celtic doubled their lead three minutes later when Ambrose took a heavy contact on the sting of his field and Abada headed Furuhashi into the web.
Morton had his VAR checked for a attainable penalty when Alistair Johnson clipped the strap-down whereas taking pictures however there was no offence.
Abada and Daizen Maeda threatened earlier than Celtic took the lead within the forty second minute, when Furuhashi put the ball again for Turnbull with a first-time side-footed effort from 22 yards.
Furuhashi struck once more in stoppage time after Grant Gillespie swiped into the contemporary air on Abada’s cutback.
Japanese midfielder Tomoaki Iwata made his debut at half-time instead of McGregor.
David Turnbull celebrates together with his teammates after discovering the web throughout Celtic’s win
Ambrose survives one other VAR test after a extra obvious handball. No penalty was awarded because the ball hit his again arm after coming off his personal foot.
Morton defended effectively and was on his technique to a shut-out within the second half after Abada hit the put up and Schweik saved from Turnbull and Johnson.
However Mooy added a fifth within the 84th minute when he completed from shut vary after substitute Sead Haxabanovi?