Falkirk 1 Celtic 2: In Pictures

Falkirk crashed out of the SPFL Reserve Cup with a defeat to Celtic at The Falkirk Stadium.

Falkirk lost 2-1 to Celtic in the reserves' cup. Picture Michael Gillen

A goal either side of half-time from Armstrong Oko-Flex gave the Hoops the win over Graeme McArthur’s team.

Dennon Lewis converted for the Bairns on the half-hour after Ciaran Dunne was fouled in the box. The Englishman had already gone close but was denied by Celtic keeper Ryan Mullen.

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The match also saw young Aidan laverty limp off after just a few minutes of action following his inclusion in Saturday’s first team squad for the 1-0 home defeat to Ayr. He was replaced by Kevin O’Hara.

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Robbie Mutch played in goal.

Falkirk also gave run out to right-back Mustapha Dumbuya, who signed an eight-week contract hours before the game. The defender, from Sierra Leone, previously played with Portsmouth, Notts County and Partick Thistle.

Ex-Celtic striker Scott McDonald was among the crowd watching the game.

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