July 12, 2024

At Lennoxtown this afternoon (Wednesday), Celtic FC B defeated rivals Rangers 3-0 to begin their Glasgow Cup campaign.

Jude Bonnar clinched the victory early in the second half after the Hoops took a well-earned lead thanks to two fast goals from Daniel Cummings and Ben Quinn in the first half.

 

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The Bhoys welcomed their Glasgow rivals to Rangers to start their trophy defense after winning it the previous season. And from the beginning, it was obvious that there would only be one victor, as the Celts dominated the most of the early going.

Bruno Davidson was giving the visitors problems down the right, moving forward and getting the game’s opening shot, which was eventually

The young Hoops made their breakthrough shortly before the half-hour mark when Daniel Cummings opened the score as they persisted in testing the Rangers defense.

The forward did well to respond quickly to the loose ball and put it in the back of the net on his second attempt after his initial attempt inside the area was stopped.

The Celts scored again in just two minutes, this time through Ben Quinn.

Magnus Mackenzie was another player who caused problems for Rangers throughout the day. The Irishman scored a goal on the volley after the full-back’s delivery reached him.

Despite Celtic’s superiority, Josh Clarke’s intervention right before halftime gave the opposition a significant opportunity. The Celtic goalie, though, was equal to the close-range attempt.

Both teams were evenly matched going into the second half, but the Bhoys prevented Rangers from having many good opportunities to score.

The Celts would emerge victorious in the next goal, which would prove to be crucial in the game.

After a slick move down the left side, Mackenzie found Jude Bonnar, who neatly side-footed the ball underneath the Rangers goalkeeper, with a late run.

The youthful Celtic team put in an incredible all-around display, winning three points and keeping a clean sheet to start their Glasgow Cup run.

CELTIC: Quinn; Davidson (Kyle 65); Thomson (McArdle 8); Cummings (Dobbie 65); Donovan, Mackenzie, Agbaire, Robertson, Ure, and Quinn.
Subs: Bonetig, Osagie, and Morrison

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