Celtic 1 Hibernian 1: Fletcher puts a dampener on Celtic's title party

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Hibernian took some of the swing out of Celtic's celebrations at winning the Scottish Premier League by holding them to a draw at Parkhead yesterday.

Gordon Strachan's side were presented with the trophy after the game. However, the visitors had not read the script, Steven Fletcher's goal ending Celtic's hopes of finishing the season with 100 points.

Maciej Zurawski headed in a second-half equaliser, but with Zbigniew Malkowski producing several fine saves in the Hibs goal, Celtic were unable to turn their late domination into victory.

Goals: Fletcher (35) 0-1; Zurawski (76) 1-1.

Celtic (4-4-2): Boruc; Telfer, Varga, McManus, Wilson; Petrov (Maloney, h-t), Lennon, Keane (Pearson, 82), Nakamura; Hartson (Dublin, 66), Zurawski. Substitutes not used: Marshall (gk), Thompson, Wallace, McGeady.

Hibernian (4-4-2): Malkowski; Whittaker, Caldwell, Hogg, Murphy; Fletcher, Thomson (Shiels, 70), Shields, Glass; Riordan (Benjelloun, 62), Konde (Sproule, h-t). Substitutes not used: Simon Brown (gk), Murray, Konte, Dalglish.

Referee: K Toner (Scotland).

Man of the match: Malkowski.

Attendance: 60,047.

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