Celtic v Aberdeen: Scottish League Cup final – are living! | Football
45+Four min Both aspects need half-time through the glance of this – there’s no urgency to the play in any respect.
45+Four min Celtic experience some sluggish ownership; Boyata is again on.
45+1 min Up is going the stretcher, and Mackay-Smith is lifted off to a status ovation. That seemed completely terrible, however optimistically he’ll quickly be reet. McLennan replaces him, and avid gamers on each side will wish to get heids proper.
45 min Arsenal now lead Spurs Four-2. What a efficiency that is from them.
44 min Boyata is being stitched up so will, I believe, try to proceed.
43 min Mackay-Steven is now conscious, and Boyata is getting remedy at the touchline.
41 min The avid gamers glance spooked, Aberdeen’s particularly. Gosh, that used to be terrible – Mackay-Steven gained the ball and in his follow-through completely clattered Boyata’s head. Boyata is now up having a look woozy, however Mackay-Smith continues to be down. I believe it’s an issue of discovering the easiest way to raise him off now. Be neatly, matey.
39 min Hello! McGinn crosses from the precise and Mackay-Steven has a possibility! But he heads directly at Bain, and oh no! He and Boyata conflict heads, each cross down, and the ref and avid gamers name at the physios right away. Oh expensive – that didn’t glance excellent in any respect.
38 min At the Emirates, objectives from Aubameyang and Lacazette have given Arsenal a Three-2 lead over Spurs.
36 min Mackay-Steven beats Lustig and Boyata is pressured to kick his pass in the back of … and this time McGinn selections out Ferguson, getting a run on Christie and arriving on the fringe of the six-yard field. But he can’t recover from it, heading over the bar.
35 min Benkovic is susceptible within the problem and 3 Dons gang up him, combining to unencumber McGinn down the precise. Mackay-Steven is within the center, however he opts to scale back to Ball, arriving on the edge, and his shot is an abomination.
35 min Rogic and Christie mix to set Sinclair away, however Logan is there to place the ball into contact.
33 min Aberdeen nonetheless have a good outdated whilst to move in the event that they’re to make half-time unscathed. They wish to in finding themselves an out-ball, as a result of this present day, each and every time they get the ball away it comes directly again.
31 min Rogic spreads to Lustig, and McKenna can best inept his pass in the back of him and in the back of. But when the nook is going brief, Mackay-Steven is alert, forcing Celtic to play backwards.
30 min Rogic screws a opposite move for Forrest and he pegs after it, catching up simply prior to the road, however his cut-back is to nobody.
28 min Lovely contact from Christie to ship him dancing via midfield, however Ball is there to crunch, a lot to Rodgers’ disapproval. But then Aberdeen lose it once more and McInnes signifies his displeasure with this flip of occasions.
27 min Celtic probe, ready to discover a hole – they’ve had 80 p.c ownership the ultimate 5 mins and Edouard comes deep, touching across the nook to Rogic who slides out for Forrest. But coming within, he can’t make a decision whether or not to sq. or shoot, sending a scuff skipping broad. That’s a waste.
25 min Another quiet couple of minutes – Celtic are suffering to transport the ball as speedy sufficient as they wish to, and with each broad males having a look to come back within, aren’t stretching the play.
23 min Lowe slides in on Forrest, who pushes him down as he tries to rise up then stands on his ankle. Lowe offers him a go back shove and Forrest is booked.
23 min Benkovic reveals Edouard at the left of the field, however he can’t in finding someone to move to so squares at once to Considine.
22 min The Celtic enthusiasts are doing that Icelandic clapping factor. I’d forestall the sport and provides Aberdeen the trophy presently.
21 min Edouard has slightly had a kick to this point, because of this that Celtic aren’t getting their attacking midfielders into the sport, enjoying off him.
18 min These previous few mins had been first rate for Aberdeen, who’ve were given the ball downfield and, as a end result, seemed much less prone to concede.
16 min This time it is going brief and when the ball is available in, a tussle between Cosgrove and Boyata sees the ball cross goalwards, and Considine is in! But he batters a shot in opposition to Bain’s arms prior to the flag is going up anyway.
15 min So I assume let’s imagine that more or less, issues are going as Aberdeen need them to. And they win every other nook down the left…
14 min When I say dominating, I don’t imply growing probability after probability, however it’s been some time since Aberdeen loved and critical or threatening ownership.
12 min Tierney reveals Sinclair, who’s been quiet, and units Forrest at Lowe – the result is a nook. Nothing comes of it, however Celtic are dominating now.
11 min Lowe leaps via Forrest and concedes a free-kick which Celtic take brief. It is going broad to Lustig and he strikes it infield to Forrest, who cuts into the field and teases a low shot with the out of doors of his proper foot that’s now not too some distance previous the some distance put up.
10 min This is a good tussle to this point. Aberdeen haven’t reasonably labored out how they may rating but, however they’re doing good enough normally play, Logan sliding a move to the road for McGinn. He stamps at the fuel to achieve if prior to it runs out and clips again a pass, however there’s nobody there to gather.
nine min A deficient kick from Lewis select Edouard, whose contact is deficient too, however the ball finally ends up with Forrest down the precise, who digs out a pass which is deflected in the back of for a nook. Aberdeen transparent it neatly.
7 min Lovely from Rogic, taking a sq. move from Lustig simply out of doors the field, transferring it a backyard, and clipping a roller that nudges the bottom of the put up! That’s so classily performed, and earns him the uncommon praise of applause from Brendan.
6 min McGregor wins ownership in midfield with a crunching problem, but if he units Rogic away, Shinie smashes into him and the assault is over. Great problem.