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Two HUGE missed chances in the Old Firm derby goes against everything we know about football

The big game in Scotland ended goalless - but it should've been so different

You can wipe that sweat of your brows now, folks. 

This afternoon’s Old Firm derby finished 0-0, which means Celtic remain unbeaten against Rangers in the league since 2012.

This guy was guilty of missing a couple today

This guy was guilty of missing a couple today

But boy, will they look back at today’s game with a pang of regret.

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Both sides missed clear-cut chances in each half, with Scott Sinclair and Alfredo Morelos particularly guilty of missing sitters.

Celtic were the team on top in the first-half, as they hunted down the seemingly inevitable opener.

With 16 minutes on the clock, Sinclair missed this pretty heart-in-your-mouth double chance, to really set the tone.

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If you thought that was bad – with only seconds remaining of the opening 45 minutes, Sinclair was then presented a golden opportunity when Stuart Armstrong cut the ball back from the right corner of the box, to find the forward begging for it at the back post.

But somehow, and we still can’t quite comprehend how, he managed to hit his first time strike well wide.

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But it gets worse, when Ranger’s striker Morelos somehow headed a point-blank header at Craig Gordon’s knee in the second-half, with Graeme Murty’s men coming out from the break hungry for an upset.

How on earth?

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How on earth?

Both sides can thank their resilient defences, but will surely look back at the game with a sense of ‘what if?’

Either way, the result keeps PL leaders Celtic a whole 11 points clear of their Old Firm rivals in the table.