It was a rough afternoon for Todd Cantwell on Sunday against Celtic.

The Rangers midfielder struggled badly to impact the game at Ibrox as Brendan Rodgers‘ Hoops earned an important early-season victory.

Celtic are four points clear of their rivals after just four Premiership games. That’s not a great look for Cantwell after his over-confident early-season Instagram posting.

To add insult to injury, the Rangers man was totally bodied on two separate occasions by Celtic players during Sunday’s game.

Late on in the match, Hoops attacker Daizen Maeda tracked back and put in a firm challenge to leave Cantwell on the deck.

Even more enjoyably, in the first half, the former Norwich City man was shown up after being completely bamboozled by a Matt O’Riley turn.

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It was a viral-worthy moment and the media team at the SPFL clearly agree. They’ve turned the footage in to a video on their official YouTube Shorts page with it gloriously titled: ‘Matt O’Riley Turn Drops Cantwell’. You can watch it here.

Cantwell clearly thought he could knick the ball from O’Riley inside the Celtic box. While the majority of players in Scotland would have taken the safety first option and hoofed the ball clear, the Danish youth international turned brilliantly and launched an attack.

By the time the Hoops midfielder was sizing up his options, Cantwell was already out of the picture after toppling over.

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It’s probably not ‘Virgil van Dijk vs Nicky Law’ levels of bodying. But it was still beautiful. And a perfect encapsulation of where both Celtic and Rangers find themselves at present.

Of course, we didn’t actually win the game on Sunday. As Cantwell would no doubt put it, Rangers lost it.

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