Celtic to face Rangers in Scottish Cup final, Murphy Agnew scores Paradise hat-trick

Celtic’s Scottish Cup final opponents at Hampden on 25 May will be theRangers after the Ibrox side defeated Hearts for the fifth time this season at Hampden this afternoon.

 Joe Hart of Celtic celebrates after the team’s victory in the penalty shoot out during the Scottish Cup Semi Final match between Aberdeen and Celtic at Hampden Park on April 20, 2024. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Cyriel Dessers scored both goals for theRangers in the 2-0 win over the Tynecastle side whose women are also losing heavily to Celtic FC Women at Celtic Park in the SWPL1 – the scoreline of 5-0 to Elena Sadiku’s side returns the Hoops to the top of the table, two points clear of theRangers who won 3-1 against Partick Thistle earlier in the day.

Murphy Agnew has scored a hat-trick against Hearts at Celtic Park this afternoon

Murphy Agnew scored a hat-trick for Celtic FC Women

Player of the Match Murphy Agnew scored a hat-trick for the Hoops at Paradise with the other Celtic goals coming from Lucy Ashworth-Clifford and the Goal Machine Tash Flint.

Next weekend Celtic FC Women are at Hampden to play theRangers in the Women Scottish Cup semi-final with either Hearts or Spartans to face in the final.

Aberdeen deserve great credit

Yesterday’s action at Hampden was a classic Scottish Cup match at the National stadium, unlike this afternoon’s effort. Aberdeen deserve great credit for performance and you really need to think that they should easily have made the top six. But it was Celtic who won through in the end via that dramatic penalty shoot-out after the extra-time ended in a 3-3 draw.

Brilliant Unique Angle footage

Celtic TV as usual captured all the Celtic scoring action in their brilliant Unique Angle footage which was released earlier today. Here it is…

Comments from Celtic supporters 

“From zero to hero in minutes. Big Joe Hart”…”Class from Hart. He doesn’t overdo the celebrations at the end as he knows the final is yet to come, totall professional. I only hope he is back at our club again in the near future in some other professional capacity. Class”…”Aberdeen were brilliant and should be proud they played so well!”

“Big Joe making a beeline to console the other keeper. The man is pure class”…”Joe Hart in the second half of this season has saved up, we would be miles off top without him and out of the cup!”…”Putting Joe on the pen was the funniest thing I’ve witnessed this year”.

“WHAT A GAME, Aberdeen played so well maybe if they played like this all time they wouldn’t be where they are , we’ll done Bhoys for sticking in there to get a good result”…”I believe in Brendan Rogers and the players to win the league and Scottish cup it in there hands keep the faith Celtic fans.”

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