Graeme Croser For live24news
01: 24 BST, 1 Might 2017
01: 24 BST, one May 2017
Leigh Griffiths helped fire Celtic in order to a record rout at Ibrox, then rubbed salt in Rangers’ wounds by claiming the perimeter of victory could have already been significantly greater.
Celtic had by no means before scored five goals within an Old Firm game in the home of their greatest competitors however afterwards, Griffiths claimed Brendan Rodgers’ men could have discovered the net eight times upon Saturday.
The Scotland striker snapped up his team’s second goal along with an arrowed shot in to the best corner and was joined upon the scoresheet by Scott Sinclair, Callum McGregor, Dedryck Boyata plus Mikael Lustig as the name winners extended the gap more than their Glasgow rivals to 36 points.
Leigh Griffiths helped fire Celtic to the record rout at Ibrox, after that rubbed salt in Rangers’ wounds
‘I think it can a real statement, coming right here and playing the way in which we do, ‘ said Griffiths.
‘For the particular last ten minutes, we-took the foot off the gas a bit. It was five going upon seven or eight, the quantity of chances we created.
‘We gave Rangers limited space plus played to our maximum nowadays. ‘
Aside from scoring his very first league goal of 2017, Griffiths also hit the crossbar to get Celtic in a thoroughly one-sided derby match.
With Moussa Dembele out injured, the 26-year-old is usually relishing the prospect of top the line throughout the period.
‘A couple of inches decrease and it’s in the back again of the net, ‘ he or she remarked of his first-half close to miss. ‘I have had the injury problems but I are fully fit now. This is usually my chance to step-up plus score goals between now plus the end of the period.