Joe Hart fronts out Hearts followers in Celtic loss as they chuck ball at him twice

Joe Hart confronted Hearts supporters as they twice threw a ball at him throughout Celtic‘s 2-0 defeat.

The former Manchester City and England goalkeeper and his team-mates had a day to forgot away at Tynecastle. After Adam Idah had his early penalty saved for Brendan Rodgers’ aspect, they had been diminished to 10 males when Hyun-Jun Yang was despatched off.

They then conceded a spot kick themselves shortly earlier than half-time, which Jorge Grant slotted previous Hart – who then obtained into it with the celebrating dwelling followers as he went to retrieve the ball for a fast kick-off.

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After it was thrown at him the primary time, he approached one crowd member and exchanged phrases with them. Hart was then strolling away after a steward had arrived on the scene when the ball was chucked at him once more.

He began to make his manner again of their path, with captain Cameron Carter-Vickers ushering him away from the stand. Things nearly went from unhealthy to worse for him when Lawrence Shankland scored a stoppage-time second.

It was dominated out for offside by VAR. But Hart’s blushes weren’t spared for lengthy, with Shankland ending low previous him 10 minutes after the restart.

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Joe Hart being hit by ball
Celtic goalie Hart was twice hit with the ball by the Hearts supporters

The pair seemed to have clashed verbally earlier than Grant’s spot kick. Shankland often takes penalties for Hearts, however he let his colleague step up for the duty as a substitute.

Speaking post-match, Rodgers was livid with the important thing selections, saying: “I never like to comment on the officials, that’s not something I do.

“But that price us as we speak the officiating, from on area and from John Beaton on VAR. That was actually, actually poor.”