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1988-04-09: Celtic 2-1 Hearts, Scottish Cup
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- Celtic stun Hearts with two goals in the last two minutes to win one of the most dramatic endings ever seen at Hampden.
- Match Report (see below)
The Times (London)
April11 1988, Monday
Football:Celticstill on target for double
Celticstayed on course to complete the double of League championship and Scottish Cup when they overcameHeartof Midlothian 2-1 in a semi-final at Hampden Park on Saturday whose climax was a gripping as any Grand National.
Heartslead after an hour with a controversial goal when Bonner, hotly challenged by McPherson, allowed a lob from Whittaker into the net.
Celtic,inspired by McStay, swarmed into the attack but there were only 90 seconds remaining when McGhee, a substitute, equalized. In injury time a blunder by Smith, theHeartsgoalkeeper, let in Walker for the winner.
Celtic'sopponents are not yet known, Aberdeen and Dundee United having to replay on Wednesday after a goalless first encounter.
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