We also ended the half on a high when Diamond rose to head home a corner in the final minute although Lazzari equalised from the same spot soon after the restart.
A healthy crowd in the DC Stand
Gallagher finished a fine move with an accurate shot to retake the lead but we failed to hold again when an explosive second equaliser by the Italians was followed by a double dismissal when Marshall and Pepe had a squable in the net.
Clarkson replaced Gallagher for the last five minutes as
Lanarkshire fans turned out in big numbers for the game and made a colourful contribution to a well staged event at
Team: Marshall(Celtic), Berra(Hearts), Collins(Sunderland), Diamond(Aberdeen), Robertson(Rotheram), Whittaker(Hibs), Brown(Hibs), Thomson(Hibs) sub Lawson(Celtic) 65min, Wilson(Dundee United), Duffy (Falkirk) sub Turner (Everton) 78min, Gallacher(