Scottish football: Neil Lennon has called for an “instant reaction” from his Celtic side after they crashed 2-0 at home to Kilmarnock yesterday.
Cillian Sheridan and Liam Kelly grabbed the goals for Killie, who sit sixth in the SPL after the morale-boosting win — their first in Glasgow’s east end for 57 years.
The Hoops remain top of the division, but Lennon wants a vastly improved performance in Tuesday's League Cup quarter-final against St Johnstone.
“It was as poor as we have played under my tenureship here and I will be looking for an instant reaction on Tuesday,” Lennon said.
“There were too many touches on the ball and I think the two centre halves of Kilmarnock had one of their easiest games of the season and that is very disappointing.”
Kilmarnock boss Kenny Shiels was delighted at his team ending their Parkhead jinx. “Celtic were up for it,” said the Northern Irishman.
“It takes two teams to make a football match. It was a nullification of a quality team.”
He added: “Our boys were brilliant.”
Elsewhere Aberdeen saw off basement club Dundee 2-0, thanks to goals from Niall McGinn and Jonny Hayes. The Dons, in third, are now just two points behind leaders Celtic.
Hearts sealed a 2-2 draw at home to Ross County, with John Sutton scoring with last kick of the game to give the Edinburgh club a share of the spoils.
Arvydas Novikovas had given Hearts the lead after 40 minutes before Richard Brittain and Stuart Kettlewell put County ahead.
Inverness were held to a 1-1 draw at home to St Johnstone. Billy McKay gave the hosts the lead, but David Robertson headed a last-minute equaliser.
Dundee United won away at St Mirren thanks to Johnny Russell’s second-half penalty.
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