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17th Apr, 2018 | 4:11pm

Celtic mainstay ends all debate after sensational burst of form in Old Firm triumph

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Going into Celtic’s match against Rangers on Sunday, one of the biggest debates amongst fans surrounded the position of the Hoops goalkeeper.

Scott Bain had done superbly well since joining the Hoops in January, including a fine display in a win at Ibrox last month, but Craig Gordon was fully fit again after two months, and Brendan Rodgers had a difficult decision to make.

Gordon ended that debate with an excellent performance in the Hoops’ 4-0 triumph, which should see him keep his place in the starting line-up for the remainder of the season.

The 35-year-old didn’t have a lot to do, but what he did he to he did in style, pulling off a superb point blank save from an Alfredo Morelos header, tipping a Bruno Alves header over the bar then saving from Morelos from inside the six yard box, all in the space of 10 second half-minutes.

It was a very impressive display from Gordon, even more so when you consider that the Hoops were 3-0 up at the time and the game was over as a contest, he was determined not to concede on the day.

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Perhaps Bain’s form spurred Gordon on, as he but on a display worthy of a player who has been a mainstay for the Hoops this season with 42 appearances this season.

With all the injury problems he has had in his career it is testament to his ability that he was able to overcome a knee injury and turn in an excellent performance against Rangers, and he fully deserves to be the Hoops number one goalkeeper.

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