Tom Rogic has played a vital role as Celtic edged out arch-rivals Rangers to win a pulsating Old Firm Derby in the Scottish Premier League on Sunday night.
The Hoops prevailed 1-0 – inflicting Steven Gerrard’s first SPL defeat as Rangers boss – with the Caltex Socceroos playmaker the architect of the only goal.
Just after the hour mark, Rogic won possession in a tussle with Rangers midfielder Ryan Jack on the edge of Celtic’s penalty area.
The 25-year-old then set off downfield, racing 60 metres before linking with Odsonne Edouard, who found James Forrest with the winger’s square pass finished off at the far post by Olivier Ntcham.
It was no more than Celtic deserved in what was a dominant display, also hitting the woodwork on three different occasions.
Rogic played 77 minutes for Brendan Rodgers’ side before leaving to a rousing reception from the home fans, who saw their side keep the pressure on league-leaders Hearts.
HOLLAND DELIVERS IN AUSTRIA
Ex-Caltex Socceroos midfielder James Holland continued his excellent form in the Austrian Bundesliga, inspiring his LASK Linz to a 2-0 win over Wolfsberger AC.
The 29-year-old, who went to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, scored his side’s second goal early in the second half to seal victory.
Holland has been one of his side’s most consistent performers this season, with Linz sitting in third spot after six matches.
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THE REST OF EUROPE
Caltex Socceroos keeper Danny Vukovic was involved in a crazy game in Belgium, with his Genk side drawing 3-3 at Kortrijk.
All six goals came in the second half, with Genk needing Leandro Trossard’s 85th-minute goal to take a point back home.
In the Eredivisie, Ajdin Hrustic warmed up for the training camp in Turkey this week by playing another 90 minutes for Groningen, who lost 1-0 against PEC Zwolle.
Melbourne City loanee Denis Genreau played the first 45 minutes for Zwolle, while Dean Bouzanis was on the bench for the visitors after making his loan move official over the weekend.
Mustafa Amini got through a full game for AGF in Denmark, with his side held to a 1-1 draw with Vendsyssel.
While winger Awer Mabil was an unused substitute for Midtjylland, who drew 2-2 with Brondby in a top-of-the-table clash.
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