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Scott Sinclair scores hat-trick as Celtic maintain push for third treble in a row

Brendan Rodgers’ men secured their seventh win on the bounce this year against St Johnstone.

Sinclair claimed the match ball after full-time at Parkhead.
Sinclair claimed the match ball after full-time at Parkhead.
Image: Jeff Holmes

SCOTT SINCAIR SCORED three goals on Sunday as Celtic came out 5-0 victors over St Johnstone to book their place in the quarter-finals of the Scottish Cup.

Brendan Rodgers’ side are vying to secure a third consecutive treble at Peakhead and got up and running in just the third minute with Sinclair’s first.

Captain Scott Brown, who recently agreed a new contract extension with the Hoops, blasted home a 30 yard effort to double his side’s advantage six minutes later.

James Forrest, returning to the side on Sunday, added a third seven minutes after half-time, with Sinclair adding two more to seal the victory and book Celtic’s place in tomorrow’s draw for the last eight.

Source: Celtic FC/YouTube

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