Celtic player ratings vs St Johnstone: Two impressive 8's and five 7s as Hoops deliver dominant display

Celtic player ratings as Kyogo Furuhashi, Nicolas Kuhn and James Forrest on target in 3-1 win over Saints at Parkhead.

Celtic returned to the top of the Scottish Premiership after delivering a dominant performance to ease aside St Johnstone 3-1 at Parkhead.

With closest rivals Rangers, who have the same goal difference, not in action until Sunday against Dundee, the Hoops move a point ahead at the summit courtesy of strikes from Kyogo Furuhashi, Nicolas Kuhn and substitute James Forrest.

Ex-Hearts midfielder Connor Smith rifled home a late consolation for the visitors after Joe Hart had made an impressive initial save, but Brendan Rodgers' side ran out worthy winners and had further goals disallowed.

Kyogo Furuhashi, whose form has nosedived this season, recaptured some of his best form in a green and white jersey by grabbing a goal and an assist while also striking the crossbar. Right-back Alistair Johnston was also on target but saw his effort chalked off.

Here is how Glasgow World rated the Celtic players against St Johnstone:

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