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Celtic: Fans furious over Hamilton’s pitch after narrow victory

Celtic: Fans furious over Hamilton’s pitch after narrow victory

Celtic kept up their 100% start to the Scottish Premiership season with a hard-fought 1-0 win against Hamilton at New Douglas Park. [via The Guardian]

A fourth-minute goal from James Forrest ensured that the Hoops temporarily opened up a six-point lead on Rangers prior to their Glasgow rivals’ clash against Livingston later in the day, with Celtic’s official Twitter channel @CelticFC acknowledging the goalscorer and full-time result.

Neil Lennon’s team dominated the first half but were unable to add to their early lead and Hamilton had a couple of decent openings after the interval, including one deep into stoppage time as Marios Ogkmpoe almost got on the end of a Scott McMann cross. [via The Guardian]

The Hoops have now won their last six matches in all competitions but needed to overcome some nervy moments at Hamilton, whose pitch was a source of consternation for some afterwards.

These Celtic fans took to Twitter to vent their fury at the standard of the pitch at New Douglas Park:

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