CELTIC striker Kyogo Furuhashi scored for the first time in four matches as he broke the deadlock against Hearts in the cinch Premiership.

The Japan internationalist - who has been a revelation since arriving at Parkhead in the summer - grabbed his 14th goal of the campaign by slotting the ball home from close range against Robbie Neilson's men.

The well-worked move started on the left before Jota eventually shifted the ball out to Anthony Ralston towards the opposite flank.

The full-back played it forward to James Forrest, who flicked it on to Rogic out wide. The Australian playmaker held the ball up before teeing up Ralston for a first-time low drive into the six-yard box where Furuhashi was waiting.

The striker was deemed to be level with Ralston and despite the Hearts players' pleas for offside, referee Bobby Madden awarded the goal to give Ange Postecoglou's men a 1-0 lead going into the interval.