Celtic accomplished their fourth consecutive home treble as they claimed a dramatic 4-Three Scottish Cup last penalty shoot-out win over Hearts following a 3-Three draw after extra-time at Hampden Park.
Conor Hazard was the hero, in solely his third begin, because the Hoops rewrote the historical past books but once more, with two saves to provide them victory.
Neil Lennon’s facet appeared to be cruising at half-time after Ryan Christie’s gorgeous opener after 19 minutes preceded Odsonne Edouard’s ‘Panenka’ penalty 10 minutes later.
Nevertheless, Jambos striker Liam Boyce decreased the deficit three minutes after the break and defender Stephen Kingsley levelled within the 66th minute, each with headers, to make it 2-2 earlier than extra-time.
Leigh Griffiths – who had changed Edouard after 96 minutes – put Celtic forward earlier than fellow substitute Josh Ginnelly levelled for the Jambos.
Then got here the possibility for the 22-year-old Northern Eire goalkeeper to shine in solely his third sport for Celtic.
Griffiths and Callum McGregor scored from the spot earlier than Jambos stopper Craig Gordon saved from Christie.
Steven Naismith, Michael Smith and Olly Lee netted their penalties earlier than Hazard saved from Kingsley and Craig Wighton and – with Mikey Johnston scoring – Kristoffer Ajer hammered house the successful penalty to seal an unprecedented quadruple home treble.
It was additionally a report fourth-successive Scottish Cup win with the membership’s 12th-successive trophy within the delayed last from final season.