Celtic consolidated on their unbeaten run by defeating Motherwell in the Scottish league cup final. Brendan Rodgers made history with his team by becoming the first manager to win four domestic titles on the bounce after 47 years.
The last manager to achieve such feat was Jack Stein. Celtic retaining the Scottish cup came as a big achievement for the team.
Motherwell seems up to the challenge Celtic brought to the party. The game was keenly contested and both sides had their fair chances in a half which had little to report. The first half ended in a goalless draw and both sides feel they could still nick it after the game.
When the second half started, Loius Moult came close to opening the scoring for Motherwell but his header was well saved by Craig Gordon in Celtic goal. Celtic responded but this time around hitting the net.
This happened when Cedric Kipre received a controversial red card for a brush on Scott Sinclair, and Moussa Dembele in the penalty box. Forest superbly curled the ball into the net and gave the Glasgow side the lead.
At that point, all was set for Celtic to go and win their second cup under Brendan Rodgers. Despite the fact that the ‘Wells were threatening before the first goal, Celtic came back strong after they scored the first goal and in no time added the second goal from the penalty spot after Sinclair was fouled once again.
Celtic prevented Motherwell from having their first win in six cup finals. The win made it 65 games since Celtic last lost a game and their 17th victory in their 32nd League Cup final. Motherwell will have to continue their wait until they have another League cup since 1950. Celtic on the other hand will hope to continue their impeccable form and maintain their domestic unbeaten run.