Kyogo Furuhashi and Liel Abada every scored a hat-trick as Celtic inflicted a demoralising 9-0 defeat on Dundee United at Tannadice.
The Bhoys final received by a nine-goal margin in opposition to Aberdeen within the 2010/11 marketing campaign, with the crushing victory simply two shy of the club-record 11-0 win, which was set all the best way again in 1985.
Japan worldwide Furuhashi received the ball rolling after quarter-hour and added two extra – together with a 20-yard magnificence – earlier than the break, by which level Ange Postecoglou’s males have been 4-0 up as Jota additionally received in on the act.
The energetic Abada scored a treble of his personal in simply 27 second-half minutes, with one from defender Josip Juranovic sandwiched in between, earlier than Carl Starfelt added the gloss to an distinctive attacking efficiency when he headed in a nook from David Turnbull.
Jack Ross’ Dundee United – who misplaced 7-0 to AZ Alkmaar in Europa Convention League qualifying earlier this month – stay all-time low of the Scottish Premiership with only a level to their title, having conceded 18 in simply 5 league video games.
Celtic, in the meantime, leapfrog Rangers again into prime spot forward of subsequent week’s Outdated Agency showdown.
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The eye now turns to the League Cup for each.
Celtic start their defence away to Ross County on Wednesday night time, with United going through Livingston.
It’s the first Outdated Agency conflict of the season on September 3 as Postecoglou’s facet tackle Rangers at Celtic Park, dwell on Sky Sports activities, kick-off 12:30pm.
Dundee United are away to Motherwell the identical day.