Anthony Stokes bags a brace as Celtic register a 2-0 half-time lead over Inverness Caledonian Thistle at Parkhead.
Anthony Stokes bagged a brace as Celtic registered a 2-0 half-time lead over Inverness Caledonian Thistle at Parkhead this afternoon.
The Republic of Ireland international found the breakthrough on 34 minutes by nodding a Leigh Griffiths cross past goalkeeper Dean Brill.
Stokes secured his second of the afternoon on the stroke of half time, converting Griffiths's cut-back pass to give Neil Lennon's side a healthy lead at the break.
The Bhoys dominated the early exchanges but came closest to opening the scoring on 15 minutes, as Kris Commons forced Brill into a smart save.
With chances at a premium for John Hughes's men, the visitors were forced to try their luck from distance and Andrew Shinnie blazed narrowly over the bar from distance.
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