On This Day: Lubo and Larsson stun Ibrox – Rangers 0 Celtic 3

Celtic travelled to Ibrox for the final Glasgow Derby of the 2000/01 season with the league already won. Martin O’Neill’s side had lost 5-1 in the first outing at Ibrox earlier in the year but there would be no repeat on this day.

2001 – Rangers 0 Celtic 3

In what was a quiet first half, Celtic barely threatened the goal despite the usual tension of a game at Ibrox. Celtic were calm on the ball and limited the chances of their rivals – with Barry Ferguson’s effort around the 20 minute mark the only notable chance of the first half.

An hour into the game and Lubo Moravcik seized the initiative, taking a pass from Larsson and slotting away to send the Free Broomloan wild. 15 minutes later and Lubo had Celtic’s second. Taking the ball down the left hand side, checking back inside and leaving Ricksen wrong footed as he slammed the bat into the net.

Celtic’s day got even better when Henrik Larsson rounded the keeper before somehow scoring for an impossible angle. It would be the King’s 50th goal of the season and what a goal it was.

It was the first win at Ibrox in six-and-a-half years and shortly after the game at Ibrox, O’Neill’s Celtic would register a domestic treble after beating Hibs at Hampden.

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Born just as Celtic were stopping the Ten, Lubo98 follows Celtic home and away and helps run his local Celtic Supporters Club. He plans to be at every game until we get to the Ten ourselves. He's in his Honours Year studying Law and plans to specialise in Sports Law when he graduates. Has a particular fondness for Tom Rogic among the current Celts and both Lubo and Henrik form his earliest Celtic memories.

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