Celtic had to be patient in their match against St Johnstone yesterday, as it was beginning to look like they wouldn’t get that all-important breakthrough as the match approached the last ten minutes.
But James Forrest broke the game open with a crucial strike, finally ending the hosts’ resistance and putting Celtic six points clear at the top of the table, with Rangers set to travel to third-placed Aberdeen on Wednesday night.
After that, it fell to substitute Timothy Weah to make the game safe with just one minute remaining, further endearing himself to his new fans after his January loan move from Paris Saint-Germain.
The success of Odsonne Edouard at Parkhead, having also come from the French champions, gives Weah a clear pathway to follow and many fans already want Brendan Rodgers to start working on a permanent deal for the striker.
Crucial contributions such as yesterday’s are the best way for Weah to enhance his already growing reputation. The onus was on Rodgers last month to bring game-changers in to rejuvenate an attack that was becoming slightly stretched, and the early impact of Weah suggests he did exactly that.
The supporters already love him and we’ve taken a look at some of the best reaction in the wake of yet another crucial win…
I love this guy 🍀
— Liam Campbell (@campbell_liam_) February 3, 2019
Super Sub 🍀
— Siobhean Gordon (@SiobheanG) February 3, 2019
SIGN HIM ASAP 🇺🇸🍀
— 🇮🇪🏆🏆🏆🍀🏆🏆🏆🇮🇪 (@themoon787) February 3, 2019
Tell PSG to beat it
— 7up 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 (@hoops18888) February 3, 2019
— anto (@antobermo) February 3, 2019
Class . That ball in for the first goal was a thing of beauty. Almost ballet dancing 😂😂🍀🍀
— Neil (@neily_bhoy) February 3, 2019
Sign him up
— Paul 'Tyronnster' (@Tyronnster) February 3, 2019
💚💚💚this wee guy xx
— Junemarie Elliott (@JunemarieEllio1) February 3, 2019
Get him signed and don't ever sell him love this kid
— 🇵🇸 Ralph The Provo 🇮🇪 (@RalphTheProvo) February 3, 2019
Get him signed! pic.twitter.com/x68pAKBxFv
— The shan (@theshanmusic) February 3, 2019