'Important for us' - Rodgers delivers brutally honest verdict on Celtic display v Hamilton
Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers has admitted that the Hoops’ performance in their 2-1 win over Hamilton was not one of their best of the season.
The Bhoys struggled to create chances against a team who were reduced to ten men for the last 50 minutes of the game, and Rodgers was brutally honest about the game on the Hoops’ official Twitter account.
“Once we got the second goal, as a spectacle it wasn’t the most entertaining for supporters, but it was important for us to get the three points today and we’re nearly there” Rodgers said.
????️ BR: "Once we got the second goal, as a spectacle it wasn’t the most entertaining for supporters, but it was important for us to get the three points today and we’re nearly there."#HAMCEL
— Celtic Football Club (@CelticFC) April 8, 2018
The Hoops took the lead after only three minutes thanks to a Callum McGregor goal, and after Hamilton equalised and were then reduced to ten men Leigh Griffiths headed the winner in the first minute of the second-half.
The match then petered out as the Hoops edged three points clearer to the league title.
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Rodgers is being very honest, but the Hoops support will be slightly concerned that the team’s performances have’t kicked on following the 3-2 win over Rangers at Ibrox last month. The team seem to be doing just enough to get the ins required, but the performances are leaving a lot to be desired. Hopefully the team will be able to turn it up a few notches for the upcoming Scottish Cup semi-final against the Ibrox side, but there is always a danger that the Hoops could struggle in the Old Firm derby, the signs are there that if the Bhoys don’t improve then they could have a difficult day at Hampden next Sunday.
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