Celtic booked a semi final trip to Hampden against cup holders St Johnstone after cruising past Raith Rovers at Celtic Park this evening, although the win was marred by injuries to a couple of players.
First off, here’s the goals.
The manager reacted to the win and here was his thoughts on drawing the Saintees.
@CelticFC manager Ange Postecoglou reacts to his side's win and the Premier Sports Cup semi-final draw— Premier Sports (@PremierSportsTV) September 23, 2021
️ "It's pleasing that we're in the semis and it should be a great occasion." pic.twitter.com/1uYZpWU7wd
Sadly our new striker was injured in the warm up, raising serious concerns at his fitness issues already and speaking of which, there’s Michael ‘Mikey Johnston away again.
Ange Postecoglou says Giakoumakis will have a scan after injuring his calf in Celtic’s warm up tonight. Mikey Johnston out again after picking up an injury in training. Outside chance of Callum McGregor being back for next Thursday’s Europa League tie.— Alison Conroy (@AlisonGConroy) September 23, 2021
Callum McGregor being back for next Thursday would be a bonus, but it’s vital he’s fit for Pittodrie and here’s hoping he is not rushed back setting his progress to full fitness back further.