Key Celtic trio react on Twitter to going to within touching distance of Premiership title

By Coral Barry

Celtic trio Erik Sviatchenko, Colin Kazim-Richards and Patrick Roberts were all delighted to get back to winning ways against Hearts on Saturday.

Kazim-Richards and Roberts were both on the scoresheet against Hearts and took to Twitter after the game to give their verdict to going within touching distance of sealing a fifth successive Scottish Premiership title.

Celtic were ahead in the 17th minute thanks to a fantastic finish from Kazim-Richards after a wonderful take down onto his chest and the forward was keen to thank the travelling Hoop’s support after the game.

On-loan Manchester City winger Roberts picked up his third goal in just eight league appearances for Celtic.

The 19-year-old has become a regular in the Hoops starting eleven ever since he scored a brace against Hearts earlier in the month.

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At the other end of the pitch, defender Sviatchenko was also eager to express his joy after the result.

In other Celtic news, Ronny Deila has admitted there is a challenge ahead for the club.