This was Fraser Forster’s final
The giant Englishman was emotional when he earned a Europa League win against Lazio recently but it turned out he was just getting started.
At times yesterday, his was a one-man rearguard effort to keep Celtic in the cup.
While he parried a long ranger brilliantly away from a Ryan Jack effort, he mainly tormented the efforts of Alfredo Morelos to score his maiden Old Firm match.
Twice he was equal to closerange driven angled strikes from the Colombian in the first period, while another squirmed away from his body and was hacked clear by Jonny Hayes.
He beat out another header from the Rangers talisman, then produced the piece de resistance as he dive to his right to defy Morelos’ poorly aimed spot kick. Eleven matches, no goals against