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Celtic rallies to draw with Inverness

August 24, 2013

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Celtic came back from a two-goal deficit to salvage a 2-2 draw against Scottish league leaders Inverness on Saturday.

Adam Matthews’ late equalizer in the 82nd minute prevented Inverness from opening a six-point gap over the defending champions.

Inverness leads the standings with 10 points from four games, three more than Celtic which has played one game less.

Goals from Aaron Doran and Richie Foran put Inverness in command after 35 minutes before Charlie Mulgrew and Matthews found the net for Celtic.

Third-placed St Johnstone lost its first game of the season in a 4-0 thrashing by Dundee United in the Tayside derby. Keith Watson, David Goodwillie and Gary Mackay-Steven gave Dundee a comfortable lead before halftime and Stuart Armstrong completed the rout in the 52nd.

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