Derek McInnes' claims that Celtic star Oh should've been sent off against Kilmarnock have been played down.

Former top referee Dermot Gallagher believes the South Korean's high challenge on Liam Donnelly did not breach the "dangerous" threshold.

The attacker was booked by referee David Dickinson, although VAR did check the incident.

No further action was required, as Celtic continued with all of their men on the park to see out the 4-1 win in Ayrshire.

McInnes was left baffled by this though, after seeing striker Kyle Vassell walk for exactly the same type of challenge against Hibs in February.

After reviewing the incident on Ref Watch, Gallagher was adamant that a booking was sufficient.

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He told Sky Sports: "I think a yellow card, it's reckless. The referee has got it absolutely right, it's a high boot. But he doesn't know the player is there, the player puts his head in and comes into his space. He shouldn't have his foot that high, but he doesn't lead with his studs, he doesn't go to injury anyone. He doesn't see the player coming, so it's a yellow card for me.

"Carelessness is a free-kick only. Reckless is a free-kick and yellow card. Dangerous is a free-kick and red card. I think that's reckless. It's not a boot in the head is it? It's a boot that may hit his head but it didn't."

McInnes said after yesterday's game: "I thought it should've been a red card for Oh. We got Vassell sent off for similar at Easter Road and VAR looked. It's the same people on VAR that looked at Easter Road.

"Liam Donnelly's got a boot in the face. You don't want to see people for that but if my player's getting sent off at Easter Road, I felt it was a red card."

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