Date: 13th March 2018 at 12:34pm
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Celtic captain Scott Brown has paid tribute to his team-mates following the Hoops’ vital 3-2 win over Rangers at Ibrox.

The skipper paid particular tribute to 26-year-old goalkeeper Scott Bain, who was making his debut for the Bhoys after Dorus de Vries suffered an ankle injury in training.

Brown also hailed the Hoops’ goalscorers, Tom Rogic, Moussa Dembele and Odsonne Edouard in the post on his official Instagram account.

“Great result yesterday with playing with 10 men for 30 mins and great goals from Tom Rogic, Moussa Dembele Odsonne Edouard, plus what a debut from Scott Bain, man was on fire,” Brown said.

Brown, a mainstay of the Hoops side this season with 45 appearances so far, turned in yet another fine Old Firm display for the Hoops, as he and Olivier Ntcham kept the midfield strong following the sending-off of Jozo Simunovic.

The Hoops are now on the verge of clinching another league title, as they have a nine point lead with a game in hand over their Glasgow rivals.

Football Insider verdict

It’s no surprise that Brown, the captain of the side, is singling out Bain for praise. The Old Firm debutant was put into a very difficult situation but came through the game with flying colours, making two vital second-half saves from Alfredo Morelos. The team spirit at the Scottish champions seems to be very strong, and Brown’s Instagram post is just another example of that. The Hoops will look to carry on in a similar vein from now until the end of the season, as they still have a league title to win and a second consecutive domestic treble to go for, and Brown and perhaps even Bain will be key figures as the Bhoys attempt to make history.

In other Celtic news, the Bhoys are considering making Odsonne Edouard’s loan deal a permanent one 

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