Celtic have taken yet another step to successful the Scottish Premiership with a 7- demolition of St Johnstone on Sunday early morning (AEST). 

The Hoops opened the scoring soon after just eight minutes via Reo Hatate and went on to dominate the contest as they ended the match with 84 per cent possession. 

Ange Postecoglou’s side are now 9 details clear of next-location Rangers, who do have a match in hand. 

With 5 league matches remaining this year, the Hoops are in pole situation to claim the league title and their Aussie mentor uncovered just how hungry his crew is for results. 

“If everyone watched our education session yesterday they would have found you can find absolutely no complacency,” Postecoglou advised BBC Scotland post-match.

“I’ve just bought to hold them again a little bit so we you should not go also really hard in training.

“They want this, they can style it. The players want to create some thing particular for them selves and they’re not likely to allow it go now.

“I believe the scoreline mirrored our dominance. We realized it was a unsafe game – they have been in great variety. It was important we commenced well.

“Like a great deal of our video games at household, we obtained on top rated early, but what was satisfying right now was we completed off our perform in the 2nd 50 % and produced it a convincing overall performance for the complete 95 minutes.”

St Johnstone supervisor Callum Davidson admitted his facet struggled to cope with Celtic, who concluded 8 times additional passes than their opponents

“It can be under no circumstances pleasant to undergo that sort of scoreline, but Celtic had been relentless for 90 minutes,” Davidson mentioned. 

“It can be a incredibly really hard put to arrive and get any points, so we have acquired to search past this to the next 5 video games.”

Celtic up coming facial area Rangers in the Scottish Cup semi-finals on April 17 with a feasible treble nevertheless on the table for Postecoglou’s aspect.