Soccer: Maeda opens scoring for Celtic in 3-1 win over Livingston


Japan forward Daizen Maeda netted Celtic's opener Sunday in a 3-1 win away to Livingston in the Scottish Premier League. The 24-year-old attacker nodded in at the back post in the 17th minute at Livingston's Almondvale Stadium after keeper Max Stryjek parried Carl Starfelt's header off a corner kick. Maeda had given Celtic an early chance to open their account, earning a penalty when his cutback struck defender Jack Fitzwater on the arm. Although Celtic captain Callum McGregor fired the spot-kick into the post, Livingston had only a short reprieve until Maeda found the net. An own goal extende...

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