Yesterday, Celtic hosted top of the table Kilmarnock at Parkhead in the Scottish Premier League and it was a game that didn’t disappoint. The Bhoys showed exactly why they deserved to be ahead of Kilmarnock as they brushed them aside comfortably, winning 5-1 and taking back top spot, and it was a brace from James Forrest that’s got the fans talking.
— Celtic Football Club (@CelticFC) 8 December 2018
Forrest scored a sublime double in the match and did so in style. His first goal opened the scoring against Kilmarnock whilst his second rounded it off on a day where everything went right for the Scottish sensation. The 27-year-old has now bagged 11 goals and 13 assists for the Hoops this season in his 28 games, and when you also factor in his five goals for the Scottish national team, it’s hard to ignore the winger’s form.
At the age of 27, it seems that Forrest is finally showing the form that everyone knew he was capable of. The supporters absolutely love their homegrown winger and will be looking to him over the next few months to keep up his goalscoring touch in both the Scottish Premier League and the Europa League as Brendan Rodgers’ side continues to battle it out in multiple competitions.
You can read the Hoops’ verdict on their favourite goal of the five yesterday here:
Forrest’s first. Absolutely sensational control of the ball with his ‘weaker’ foot!
— Lainey__D (@Lainey__D) 8 December 2018
The first one
— Marie (@marieclarkg12) December 8, 2018
Jamesy first goal, what a cross from Izzy, what a finish on his left foot. Set the tempo for the rest of the game. The bhoys were outstanding today
— Pedro (@Pedro29382540) 8 December 2018
The first, sublime finish
— easyleonard (@easyleonard) December 8, 2018
Forrest 2nd goal for me
— jackie macinnes (@jackiemacinnes) December 8, 2018
Jamesy’s 2nd goal
— Sharron Thomson (@mrsforrest1888) 8 December 2018
Got to be jamesy’s 2nd surely
— shannon. (@Shannonxmcauley) 8 December 2018
The Bhoys were in awe of Forrest’s sublime contribution to their win and will hope he has plenty more goals to add this season.