Scottish Premier League Roundup Dec. 20

Celtic threw away the lead and lost 2-1 at Hearts on Sunday to fall

four points behind Rangers in the Scottish Premier League.

Although Greek striker Georgios Samaras gave Celtic a 21st

minute lead, Michael Stewart equalized from the penalty spot in the

32nd minute after Gary Caldwell had been sent off for a

professional foul on Jamie Mole.

Although 10-man Celtic dominated, Ismael Bouzid headed home a

cross from David Templeton in the 76th minute for a winner that

sent Hearts up from ninth to seventh.

Rangers has 37 points from 16 games after crushing Motherwell

6-1 on Saturday and Celtic has 33 after its third defeat of the

season.