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Celtic leave it late to see off ten-man Hibernian

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Substitute Oh Hyeon-gyu made the difference as Celtic came from behind against ten-man Hibernian to restore their nine-point lead in the cinch Premiership.The South Korean striker scored from an 81st-minute corner to put Celtic in front for the first time on their way to victory – their 19th consecutive home win in domestic football.It was a game full of controversy, with Josh Campbell giving Hibernian a half-time lead from a VAR-assisted penalty after a harsh red card for Elie Youan.Jota levelled from a 52nd-minute penalty and there were fierce protests from Campbell after Oh's goal as the Hibs midfielder appealed for a foul.The home fans could only relax in stoppage time when substitute Sead Haksabanovic scored a well-taken goal.Celtic started with Matt O'Riley in place of the injured Aaron Mooy while Daizen Maeda returned from a knock, but they lost Reo Hatate to a hamstring injury in the 13th minute with David Turnbull coming on.Hibernian handed a first Premiership start to wing-back Lewis Miller and midfielder Jake Doyle-Hayes made his first start since 27 August after being troubled by an ankle problem in recent months.The visitors threatened first when CJ Egan-Riley volleyed just over from 20 yards.Celtic soon had a flurry of chances.

Carl Starfelt headed off the top of the crossbar from O’Riley’s corner and David Marshall made excellent reflex stops from Kyogo Furuhashi and Jota.

O’Riley skewed a header wide from a good chance in between.The game changed in the 24th minute but only after a delay. Steven McLean initially played on as Cameron Carter-Vickers clutched his head following a tangle with Youan, who had earlier been booked for what appeared to be a fairly innocuous attempt to close down Starfelt.Youan

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