Video – Watch Olivier Ntcham Open The Scoring

It has taken Celtic just 30 minutes to get the home support celebrating a goal at Paradise again. The Hoops started the game brightly with some good opportunities falling for James Forrest. Hearts slowly grew into the game with a fiercely struck free kick, beaten away by Fraser Forster. However, it was Celtic who took the lead on the half hour mark, when Odsonne Edouard struck a shot at Pereira and the goalkeeper could only parry as far as Ntcham, who calmly volleyed into the empty net for his eighth goal of the season.

Celtic 1-0 Hearts

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About Author

Hailing from an Irish background, I grew up in Bournemouth with the good fortune to begin watching Celtic as a young child during the Martin O'Neill era. Still living on the south coast, I have a season ticket at Paradise and also travel to European away matches when possible. At the age of 19, I published my first Celtic book (Our Stories & Our Songs: The Celtic Support). Then, last year, I published my second book (Take Me To Your Paradise: A History Of Celtic-Related Incidents & Events), which is sold in Waterstones and official Celtic FC stores.

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