Liam Scales scored his first Celtic goal in an emphatic 3-0 victory over Dundee United.
The former Shamrock Rovers defender showed composure to net late on as Celtic recorded a fifth consecutive away victory in the cinch Premiership to cut the gap on leaders Rangers to four points.
Tom Rogic and David Turnbull scored outstanding goals in an utterly one-sided first half and Ange Postecoglou's only frustration would be that they did not further boost their goal difference.
Liam Scales wrapped up the three points as he scored his first goal since arriving in August
Tom Rogic broke the deadlock with a superb finish for just his second goal of the season
Postecoglou was forced into three changes after Jota, Stephen Welsh and Anthony Ralston picked up injuries against Hearts in midweek.
The Portuguese winger is the biggest cause for concern with Postecoglou revealing before the game the loan player would be out for a 'few weeks'.
Mikey Johnston came in on the left flank while Greg Taylor returned from shoulder surgery and Cameron Carter-Vickers came back into the team after missing Thursday's 1-0 win for personal reasons.
The home team had Scott McMann missing through injury but welcomed back Jeando Fuchs and Adrian Sporle.
United were forced to shut the Jerry Kerr Stand after Storm Arwen left several major holes in the roof and Celtic proceeded to blow their hosts away in the first half.
Kyogo Furuhashi headed over from three yards before setting up Rogic to shoot well over under pressure from Fuchs.
David Turnbull lobbed Benjamin Siegrist and then stabbed home on the line to make it 2-0
The Australia midfielder made amends in some style in the 19th minute. Rogic glided through one challenge