Celtic maintain their four point lead over Rangers in the SPL

Falkirk 0 – Celtic 3 (SPL, December 21, 2008) Samaras headed home after 47 minutes following an overhead flick by strike partner Scott McDonald. And Mizuno and McDonald both broke clear late on to score.

Rangers 1 – Hibernian 0 (SPL, December 21, 2008) (First half highlights here, second half highlights here.) Kris Boyd made the breakthrough after 61 minutes with a clever hook shot from Kyle Lafferty’s cross, before Mendes hit the bar with an audacious chip.