Celtic close in on top spot as Odsonne Edouard seals emphatic win over Hearts

Odsonne Edouard scored two goals as Celtic powered their way to within a point of Scottish Premiership leaders Hearts with a 5-0 hammering of the Edinburgh side at Parkhead.

The home side cruised to a 3-0 victory when the teams met in the Betfred Cup semi-final at Murrayfield last Sunday and they continued on the goal trail against the Gorgie side in the 19th minute when the 20-year-old French striker drove in a fantastic opener. On-loan defender Filip Benkovic scored his first Celtic goal in the 26th minute with a bullet header before Edouard capped a dominant first-half display in the 38th minute with a close-range finish.

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