'It's horrendous': Former Rangers man gives verdict on Celtic red card

Kris Boyd believes Ryan Christie was lucky not to have seriously injured his opponent after the Celtic star was shown a late red card in his side's trip to Livingston.

Ryan Christie is shown a red card by referee Willie Collum. Picture: SNS
Ryan Christie is shown a red card by referee Willie Collum. Picture: SNS

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The Scottish international was shown his marching orders by referee Willie Collum for a late and high lunge on home midfielder Scott Robinson.

Though admitting it was "out of character" from the Parkhead ace, ex-Gers star Boyd was in no doubt that the official made the right decision in showing a straight red.

Ryan Christie attempts his tackle on Scott Robinson. Picture: SNS

Boyd said on Sky Sports: "It's horrendous.

"Scott Robinson is lucky not to come off the field with a serious injury. It's a horrendous tackle."