A Callum McGregor leveller allowed Celtic to preserve their unbeaten domestic run after Neil Lennon came within a whisker of popping it.

An impressive second-half double from John McGinn had given Hibs a 2-1 advantage with just over ten minutes of play remaining but McGregor's second goal of the afternoon enabled Celtic's to preserve their run, a run that now stretches to 58 domestic games without defeat.

It was an afternoon of considerable drama, with Hibs posting an early intent of their attacking credentials when they tested Craig Gordon with an Anthony Stokes free-kick in the opening minutes.

Still, with Patrick Roberts, Jozo Simunovic, Scott Sinclair, Scott Brown, Leigh Griffiths and Stuart Armstrong all missing from the starting line-up, there was a regular look to Celtic when they opened the scoring through McGregor.

Moussa Dembele was patient as he held the ball up, waiting for the moment to slip it into the path of McGregor. The midfielder collected just outside the box before easing his way through the box before dispatching a fine effort into the bottom corner.

Lennon turned in frustration to his bench, clearly irked at the manner in which McGregor was allowed to slalom through without being challenged.

Tom Rogic almost doubled Celtic’s advantage shortly afterwards when he tested Ross Laidlaw with the outside of his boot but the Hibs keeper was able to keep the effort under control.

Yet, while Celtic dominated much of the opening stages, Hibs were able to come into the affair without really testing Gordon.

Brendan Rodgers introduced Sinclair to the fray at the interval but it was Hibs who took command after the restart.

Celtic failed to clear a ball on the edge of the box allowing John McGinn to pounce with a rasping drive that nestled into the bottom corner.

Lennon's celebrations were muted - but the response from Hibs was not.

Celtic took off Dembele and sent on Leigh Griffiths but it was Gordon who produced the next notable moment when he threw himself low to his right to deny Steven Whittaker with an impressive block to keep the scores level.

By that stage, though, Hibs were well on top; without Scott Brown in the middle of the park, Celtic toiled to exert control as Hibs started to ask questions of the Parkhead side.

McGregor, though, almost restored Celtic's lead after collecting a lay-off from Forrest - the winger's last involvement of the game before being replaced by Patrick Roberts - but his effort went over the bar.

But with most of the action at the other end of the pitch there seemed something inevitable about McGinn's second, after Celtic had failed to pay notice to the pressure Hibs were putting them under.

McGinn's second was another screamer, a fine effort with both he and McGregor capable of filling Brown's boots when it comes to international duty this week.

It was McGregor who popped up to level the affair in an entertaining tussle.

Celtic could have had a penalty at the death when Sinclair looked to be yanked back in the box as he made his way through on goal but Willie Collum was deaf to the appeals.

Lennon and Rodgers shared a warm embrace at the whistle as both sides settled for the point.