Nov 11, 2012 at 3pm UK at ‚ÄčCeltic Park
Celtic
1-1
St Johnstone
Watt (51')
FT(HT: 0-0)
Hasselbaink (77')
Davidson (54')

Result: Celtic remain second after Hasselbaink equaliser

Tony Watt
© PA Photos
Celtic fail to regain top spot in the SPL, with a draw at home to St Johnstone.

Celtic could not reclaim top spot in the Scottish Premier League, drawing at home to St Johnstone this afternoon.

The opening exchanges were quite even, with Miku missing a chance to put Celtic ahead before Fraser Forster produced a good save to deny Steven MacLean.

Celtic moved Kris Commons further forward midway through the half and almost reaped the rewards when he produced a good turn just outside the box, but his shot went over the bar.

Miku was replaced by Tony Watt at half-time and the substitute had an instant impact, bundling the ball home after 51 minutes.

Shortly afterwards St Johnstone brought on Gregory Tade who was involved straight away, claiming a penalty after being put clean through, but only a corner was given.

From the resulting corner Nigel Hasselbaink found space at the back post to equalise for the away side.

Celtic brought on Beram Kayal and Dylan McGeouch towards the end but could not find a winner despite late pressure.

Kilmarnock's Liam Kelly celebrates
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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Celtic76102481619
2Aberdeen8431138515
3Hearts8422147714
4St Johnstone8422118314
5RangersRangers83321011-112
6Motherwell82331112-19
7Ross County823379-29
8Inverness Caledonian ThistleInverness82331216-49
9Hamilton AcademicalHamilton8143913-47
10Dundee8134812-46
11Kilmarnock8134819-116
12Partick Thistle7124711-45
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