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Sumptuous finish from Sinclair helps Celtic stage second-half comeback in the Scottish Cup
The Glasgow club have set up a semi-final meeting with Rangers after their 4-1 win over Championship strugglers St Mirren.

Celtic v St Mirren - Active Nation Scottish Cup - Quarter-final - Celtic Park PA Wire / PA Images Sinclair's goal was the pick of the lot. PA Wire / PA Images / PA Images

CELTIC BOOKED THEIR place in the semi-finals of the Scottish Cup this afternoon, but only after an early scare.

The Hoops hosted St Mirren, currently rock bottom of Scotland’s second tier, at Parkhead and fell behind to a Harry Davis goal on 13 minutes.

Brendan Rodgers’ side went into the half-time break still trailing, but scored four times after the interval.

Mikael Lustig headed home from a Patrick Roberts free-kick on 58 minutes, before Scott Sinclair produced a stunning finish just seconds later.

Celtic Goals 2016 / 17/YouTube

Moussa Dembele added a third, then substitute Leigh Griffiths got in on the act with 12 minutes on the clock.

Celtic will play Old Firm rivals Rangers in the last-four after this evening’s draw, while Hibernain face Aberdeen. The are scheduled to take place over the weekend of 22 and 23 April.

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