Brendan Rodgers saluted his Celtic side after they won yet another trophy today and pointed to the sending off for Motherwell as the key moment of the game.
Goals from James Forrest and Moussa Dembele gave the Hoops a 2-0 victory over Motherwell in the Betfred Cup Final at Hampden Park.
The game was close in the first-half, but eventually Celtic’ class told as the Bhoys won the Betfred Cup for the second year in a row.
Rodgers was particularly pleased with the victory, as it came only four days after Celtic suffered a 7-1 defeat to PSG in Paris in the Champions League.
The Celtic boss told The Herald: “It’s another brilliant victory. We had to tick a lot of character boxes today against a Motherwell team who’ve been excellent this season.”
He went on: “After the game in midweek, to come back – once we got the first goal, you could see the confidence lept to another level.
“We had to be patient but they had the man sent off and we used the extra man well to keep possession.”
Celtic have now won four trophies out of four since Brendan Rodgers took over at Celtic Park in May 2016.
The Hoops are next in action on Wednesday night, in a rematch against today’s opponents Motherwell at Fir Park.
In other Celtic news, James Forrest was the deserved man of the match