'Excellent', 'Only positive' - Celtic fans rave about one player after loss v Kilmarnock
Celtic fans have taken to social media to rave about centre-back Jack Hendry after he made his debut in the 1-0 loss against Kilmarnock at Rugby Park on Saturday.
The 22-year-old didn’t have the easiest of games to deal with, as both of his defensive partners, Dedryck Boyata and Kristoffer Ajer, were taken off injured during the first-half of the game at Rugby Park.
Despite this, Hendry acquitted well in what were difficult circumstances, and supporters were pleased with his display with one saying that the defender was the “only positive” in the shock loss.
Here are some of the best reactions from Twitter, to Jack Hendry’s debut for the Hoops:
Jack Hendry the only positive in that. Musonda needs to get in the gym badly. Same old lethargic performance we’ve seen nearly every game for 3 months now despite Dubai supposedly ‘re-energising’ the team. Concerning. #Celtic
— David Docherty (@daviddc2m) February 3, 2018
Wee Hendry seems to have fitted in quite well so far.
— GerMac (@hoopy1888) February 3, 2018
Despite two injuries defence not worrying me hendry calm composed bitton a good pro and Tierney a rock. What concerns me is our missing players in midfield more effort required 2nd half #coybig HH
— Celtic Gossip (@CelticGossip) February 3, 2018
Love Hendry already ????????????
— Daryl Hay (@hdaryl67) February 3, 2018
Jack Hendry has been excellent today ????????????????????????????????
— Ross Murphy (@rossboy99) February 3, 2018
Hendry looks solid.
— yahmpy (@yahmpy) February 3, 2018
Hendry looks assured at the back
Musonda is getting an intro to Scottish football, and how aggressive it is…he'll learn from it
Boyata is injured…
Gotta take the positives from that first half ????????
— Fitzy (@Fitzy_07) February 3, 2018
As for the match itself, the injuries suffered by the Hoops unsurprisingly affected the way they were playing, and Killie arguably had the better chances in the first-half, but were unable to take advantage.
The Hoops had a descent spell in the second-half, but it wasn’t a surprise to see Killie take the lead thanks to a goal from Youssouf Mulumbu.
The Ayrshire side then closed ranks, and the Bhoys found it very difficult to create anything apart from half-chances, which the defence cleared.
The Rugby Park side held on for a deserved 1-0 victory, to hand the Hoops only their second league defeat of the season.
In other Celtic news, Chris Sutton revealed which strike pairing he’d have started against Kilmarnock
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