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Celtic secured a world record eighth domestic treble with a 3-1 win over Inverness Caledonian Thistle at Hampden to claim Scottish Cup crown.

Kyogo Furuhashi gave the league champions a first half lead before Liel Abada made it two from the bench in the second period.

The treble chasers were given a late scare as Dan Mackay pulled one back for the Championship side, but all hope was dashed when Jota added a third as the clock ticked over into stoppage time.

Ange Postecoglou’s men were out to make history at Hampden, whilst the Caley Jags were looking for the fairy-tale ending of their own, as they aimed to win the tournament after being knocked out and then reinstated at the fourth round stage.

Despite barely being involved in the majority of the first half, Celtic’s goalscoring hero Kyogo Furuhashi gave his side the lead with 37 minutes gone.

Matt O’Riley worked space on the right hand side before firing a low ball across the area where the Japanese international provided a thunderous finish from close range to notch his 34th goal of the season.

Substitute Liel Abada doubled the Hoops lead with 25 minutes left on the clock. After two heavy tackles in the middle of the park, Callum McGregor mounted a charge towards the Inverness box before the ball found it’s way back to the Isreali, who dispatched with aplomb to all but secure a domestic treble.

Billy Dodds’ side produced a valiant display in the latter stages, with Dan MacKay heading home a goal back with three minutes left. Hibs loanee MacKay latched on to the end of a perfectly delivered Wallace Duffy cross to give the travelling Highland fans a moment to savour.

It proved to be just a moment however as Jota thwarted any hope of a comeback with a finish from close range on the 90th minute, with Celtic holding on to complete the clean sweep of domestic honours this season.