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Alistair Johnston Celtic goal questioned as Jack Ross reveals surprise it was given

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Alistair Johnston's goal for Celtic against St Mirren shouldn't have stood, according to Jack Ross and Chris Iwelumo.The Celtic full-back put Ange Postecoglou's side 2-1 up in the 61st minute after he connected at the back post with a Daizen Maeda free-kick.

Mark O'Hara gave the home side a sixth-minute lead from the penalty spot but St Mirren's hopes of repeating their September victory over the champions were undone by Charles Dunne's professional foul and 38th-minute red card.Goals from Jota and Alistair Johnston turned the game on its head and substitutes Liel Abada, Matt O'Riley and Oh Hyeon-gyu all scored as Celtic triumphed 5-1 and restored their nine-point lead over Rangers at the top of the Premiership.

However, it was Johnston's goal that led the debate on Sportscene with both Jack and Iwelumo agreeing it should have been chalked off by referee David Dickinson.

Iwelumo believes the Canadian international handled the ball into the back of the net, while the former St Mirren boss believes O'Hara should have had a foul for climbing.Iwelumo said: "It's handball.

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