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1980-10-20: Celtic 2-1 Partick Thistle, League Cup
|Match Pictures | Matches: 1980 - 1981 | 1980-1981 Pictures|
- Celtic go through narrowly by 3-1 on aggregate but only after extra time.
- Celtic will face Dundee Utd in the semis.
- Frank Welsh is sent off.
- Pat Bonner is called into the Ireland squad for the first time for the forthcoming game against France.
ReviewThe 12,000 fans huddled for cover from the miserable winter weather and were treated to an exciting cup tie.
Welsh was ordered off with Thistle leading 1-0 and despite Celtic pressure the game went to extra time.
Burns put Celtic on front on aggregate with a glorious 25 yard shot high past Rough.
MacDonald clinched the game with a second goal.
- Match Report (see below)
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