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Celtic kept their winning streak in tact with eight wins in eight after a dramatic late winner against champions Glasgow City at the Excelsior Stadium.

An uneventful first-half ended goalless, with Glasgow City recording just one shot on target to Celtic’s zero.

Real Madrid loanee Paulo Partido replaced Murphy Agnew at half time, with Fran Alonso bidding for the breakthrough at the Excelsior Stadium.

It was Glasgow City who started the second-half the more dominant with Hoops keeper Kelsey Daughtery being forced into an impressive save from Kenzie Weir’s header.

Glasgow City made a double change midway through the second-half with Ireland international Abbie Larkin and Megan Foley replacing Anna Oscarsson and Kinga Kozak.

But it was Celtic who broke the deadlock on the 70th minute from the penalty spot after Kenzie Weir was sent off for a last ditch tackle on Kit Loferski

Chloe Craig stepped up to fire the ball past Lee Gibson in the Glasgow City goal and give the home side the lead.

Leanne Ross reacted by sending on centre-back Charlotte Wardlaw to replace Cori Sullivan.

And just seven minutes after Celtic had taken the lead, the SWPL  champions were level through a Kelly Clark own goal.

Lauren Davidson’s shot looked to be going wide of the post before it took a deflection off of the knee of the Celtic captain and caught the Hoops keeper rooted to the spot as the ball trundled over the line.

Sydney Cummings was sent on for her SWPL debut, alongside Natalie Ross, with Caitlin Hayes and Jenny  Smith making way.

And with just two minutes left to play Celtic went back in front through Collette Cavanagh.

Meikayla Moore’s knockdown fell to Cavanagh who chested the ball down before smashing it home to give Celtic a 2-1 lead.

Brenna Lovera was then replaced by Emily Whelan, with Tiree Burchill replacing Amy Gallagher.

But the Hoops saw out seven minutes of added time to seal a mammoth victory over the title holders.

Celtic now sit top of the SWPL table, two points clear of Rangers and five points ahead of champions Glasgow City.

The pair will face off again next month after being drawn together in the Sky Sports Cup Quarter-Final.

Both Celtic and Glasgow City will be bidding to wrestle the trophy away from holders Rangers.



Celtic v Glasgow City

Hibernian v Dundee Utd

Partick Thistle v Montrose

Rangers v Boroughmuir Thistle

The fixtures will take place on the weekend of November 12th.