Celtic put Rangers to the sword at Ibrox two Sundays ago, with objectives from Odsonne Edouard and Jonathan Hayes handing Steven Gerrard’s aspect their first Scottish Premiership defeat of the new season and putting the Hoops three factors clear at the prime of the table.
The Mild Blues have been decreased to 10 males within the closing levels of the Previous Firm conflict after winger Jordan Jones was shown his marching orders for a malicious deal with on Celtic right-back Moritz Bauer.
Surprisingly, the Hoops defender emerged unscathed from the horror challenge, however the Rangers forward injured himself within the course of and was pictured leaving Ibrox in crutches afterwards.
Jones apologized instantly after the sport as confirmed by his former Kilmarnock teammate Gary Dicker, and Bauer has revealed that its timing caught him unaware.
“I didn’t anticipate it so it was a very constructive surprise,” the Celtic man told The Scottish Sun.
“Clearly I want nobody received injured but unfortunately he caught himself a bit.”
Jones’ self-inflicted damage has seen him miss out on manager Steven Gerrard’s squad for the Europa League group stage, and while he isn’t expected to be out for more than 4 to 5 weeks, Ryan Kent’s return might him wrestle to get again into Rangers’ XI.
The 24-year-old was making an attempt to impress the Ibrox trustworthy, nevertheless it backfired and he certainly would have learnt his classes the onerous means.
Bauer, then again, will now know what to expect from subsequent Previous Firm derbies, and will definitely be well-prepared for them.