Aberdeen 1-2 Celtic: Jota's late strike eases pressure on Postecoglu

Aberdeen 1-2 Celtic: Jota’s late strike secures a vital win for under-fire boss Ange Postecoglu as Hoops try to chase down Hearts and bitter rivals Rangers

  • Celtic earned a 2-1 win away at Aberdeen to ease pressure on Ange Postecoglu 
  • Kyogo Furuhashi chested in the opener for Hoops after David Turnbull’s cross 
  • Aberdeen responded in the second half as Lewis Ferguson nodded in a corner 
  • But there was still time for Jota to tap home at close range in the 83rd minute 

Celtic eased the pressure on under-fire boss Ange Postecoglu with a vital 2-1 win away at Aberdeen on Sunday thanks to Jota’s late tap-in.

The visitors had got themselves off to a fantastic start when forward Kyogo Furuhashi audaciously chested in the opening goal after a brilliant cross in from David Turnball. 

But it looked as though it would be abother frustrating day for the Hoops when Lewis Ferguson bundled in from a corner in the second half. With time running out, Celtic rallied and Jota pounced on a cross fizzed into the area with just seven minutes remaining and seal a much-needed three points.

More to follow. 

Celtic earned a late 2-1 win at Aberdeen thanks to Jota’s heroics to end a stuttering run

Aberdeen star Lewis Ferguson wheels away after nodding in the equaliser against Celtic 

Celtic had taken an early lead through Kyogo Furuhashi, who chested David Turnball’s cross

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