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Monday, December 09, 2019, 14:22
Celtic beats Rangers 1-0 in Scottish League Cup final
By Associated Press
Monday, December 09, 2019, 14:22 By Associated Press

Celtic celebrate with the trophy after the Scottish Cup soccer Final between Celtic and Rangers at Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland, Dec 8, 2019. (JEFF HOLMES / PA VIA AP)

Celtic extended its dominance of Scottish football by beating Glasgow rival Rangers 1-0 in the League Cup final on Sunday to seal a 10th consecutive domestic trophy.

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Steven Gerrard's Rangers was punished for spurning scoring chances when Celtic defender Christopher Jullien knocked in a free kick from Ryan Christie in 59th minute.

Celtic goalkeeper Fraser Forster then saved a penalty from Alfredo Morelos, after defender Jeremie Frimpong had been sent off for fouling the striker.

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Rangers has now gone eight years without a major title, which covers a spell when the team was forced to start again in the bottom tier in their 2012 financial mismanagement.

Celtic's Christopher Jullien celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during the Scottish Cup soccer Final between Celtic and Rangers at Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland, Dec 8, 2019. (JEFF HOLMES / PA VIA AP)

Celtic's Christopher Jullien scores his side's first goal of the game during the Scottish Cup soccer Final between Celtic and Rangers at Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland, Dec 8, 2019. (JEFF HOLMES / PA VIA AP)

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