Celtic 4-2 Dundee United: Furuhashi and Abada score late for Bhoys

Celtic 4-2 Dundee United: Sead Haksabanovic’s first-half double and substitutes Kyogo Furuhashi and Liel Abada score for the Bhoys, with visitors scoring through a Steven Fletcher penalty and Dylan Levitt

  • Celtic sealed win with late goals from subs Kyogo Furuhashi and Liel Abada 
  • Sub Dylan Levitt scored Dundee United’s equaliser with three minutes to play 
  • Sead Haksabanovic scored two first-half goals for Celtic against Dundee United
  • Visitors had first equalised in the 12th minute through a Steven Fletcher penalty 
  • It was a much closer result than the 9-0 defeat Celtic inflicted back in August 

Celtic substitutes Kyogo Furuhashi and Liel Abada struck late to seal the hosts 4-2 win over Dundee United. 

Sead Haksabanovic scored twice for the hosts at Celtic Park during the opening 45 minutes of the match. Dundee United had equalised in the 12th minute through a Steven Fletcher penalty, but fell behind again just after the half hour mark. 

Dundee United equalised with three minutes to play through Dylan Levitt, but  Furuhashi and Abada stepped up to seal it for the hosts. 

Dundee United lost the reverse fixture 9-0 back in August. 

Full report to follow… 

Saed Haksabanovic struck two first-goals for the hosts at Celtic Park against Dundee United

Steven Fletcher’s penalty equalised for the visitors six minutes after Haksabanovic’s opener

Celtic (4-3-3): Hart, Ralston, Carter-Vickers, Jenz, Bernabei (Taylor 46), Turnbull, O’Riley, Hatate, Haksabanovic (Abada 65), Giakoumakis (Furuhasi 65), Jota (Forrest 76)

Subs not used: Starfelt, Mooy, Abildgaard, Siegrist, Maeda

Goals: Haksabanovic 6, 34, Furuhashi 90, Abada 90+2

Booked: Bernabei 

Manager: Ange Postecoglou  


Dundee United (3-5-1-1): Birighitti, McMann, Edwards, Smith, Behich, Sibbald, Djoum (Levitt 64), Harkes (Watt 76), Freeman, McGrath (Meekison 76), Fletcher (Middleton 71)

Subs not used: Graham, Niskanen, Pawlett, Eriksson, Anaku

Goal: Fletcher (pen) 12, Levitt 87 

Manager: Liam Fox 

Referee: David Dickinson 

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