Ally McCoist pokes fun at 'ridiculous' aspect of Celtic defeat to Kilmarnock

Ally McCoist <i>(Image: SNS Images)</i>
Ally McCoist (Image: SNS Images)

Rangers hero Ally McCoist has poked fun at Celtic after their defeat to Kilmarnock.

The Ibrox side cut the gap at the top of the table to five points after their victory over Dundee and McCoist was in a good mood on talkSPORT.

He took delight in poking fun at the "ridiculous" amount of time added on the fixture at Rugby Park.

"We’ve had a text from a Rangers fan asking if the Celtic v Killie game has finished yet," he said.

“There were about 11 minutes added time. Some of the kids had to leave early because they had school in the morning.

"It was ridiculous.”

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Meanwhile, Philippe Clement refused to criticise referee Kevin Clancy following Jose Cifuentes' red card against Dundee today.

The Ecuadorian midfielder was sent off following a VAR check after he could Dundee striker Amadou Bakayoko.

The former LAFC player was initially booked over the incident, however, after the intervention of VAR, Kevin Clancy opted to upgrade his decision to a red. Cifuentes did appear to catch the Dundee attacker high on the shin.

While Clement showed no anger over that decision, the Belgian did admit he was frustrated with Clancy over Todd Cantwell's disallowed goal during the first half. It was pulled back for a foul in the build-up, which meant the score stayed at 3-1.

"I never speak about a referee's performance because they make mistakes," Clement told BBC Sportsound. "We are on the training pitch every day to be our own referees, so are my assistants, so you cannot see everything.

"With the disallowed goal, I did not understand why the whistle was blown that fast. There was a clear view, so there was no foul, so it's better to let the play go on and then if there is a foul VAR can always come back to that.

"It was not necessary to kill the game in that way. For us, it's a big difference. For every team it's a big difference, scoring a goal or not. You put in a lot of hard work for that.