Celtic vs Rangers goes global as Japan + 11 nations react to explosive title decider calling out for a miracle

Celtic and Rangers played out a huge battle on a day of major Premiership ramifications.

It was a day that promised epic drama and storylines that would rage for days - which is exactly what Celtic vs Rangers delivered.

The Hoops knew a victory over their fierce rivals would all but seal Premiership title glory, with a six-point advantage with two games left and a better goal difference almost certainly too much for Rangers to overcome.

Matt O’Riley fired them ahead before a calamitous end to the half for John Lundstram had him score the decisive own goal and then get sent off. Brendan Rodgers’ men prevailed 2-1 winners and it means a point against either Kilmarnock at Rugby Park or at home to St Mirren on the final day of the season will really kickstart a title party.

From the far-east to Africa and around Europe, the world was watching as Celtic met Rangers for the fourth time this season. Here’s how the media circles of other nations to a derby like no other.

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