Scottish Premier League Roundup Dec. 20

Scottish Premier League Roundup Dec. 20

Published Dec. 20, 2009 12:00 a.m. ET

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.