Rangers captain James Tavernier was the target of missiles thrown from the crowd during today's Scottish Premiership derby at Celtic Park.

As the Gers star looked to take a corner in front of the far right corner of the stadium, as the camera faces the pitch, several objects were thrown in his direction from fans.

Eventually, the right back had enough and picked up a couple of the missiles to hand them over to referee Willie Collum.

It's not the first time we've seen such ugly scenes during the derby match in Glasgow.

The incident happened with around 10 minutes of normal time remaining, as Philippe Clement and his players tried to heap pressure on their arch-Glasgow rivals with the scoreline at 2-1 in the hosts' favour.

After quickly analysing the objects handed to him, Collum dropped them off the side of the field at the Celtic byline.

Celtic look to have taken a huge step towards winning a third Premiership title in a row with the victory.

Brendan Rodgers' side now sit six points ahead of Rangers at the top of the table with just two games remaining. They also boast a better goal difference of six.

Matt O'Riley got things underway with a superb strike, low past Jack Butland from the edge of the box in the first half. 

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An own goal by John Lundstram shortly after then gave Rangers a mountain to climb.

However, Philippe Clement's side were given an unlikely lifeline just moments later as Cyriel Dessers converted from close-range with a deft header.

But Lundstram - who endured a nightmare first half - was then sent off right before the interval. 

At pace, he clattered into Alistair Johnston, catching the Canadian high above the ankle. 

Willie Collum initially gave the midfielder a booking, but upgraded this to a red after reviewing footage at the pitchside screen.