'Complete performance' - Kris Boyd lauds Celtic 21-year-old after running show v Rangers
Sky Sports pundit Kris Boyd has paid tribute to Celtic striker Moussa Dembele, after he ran Rangers ragged in the Scottish Cup semi-final at Hampden.
The Hoops won 4-0, and Dembele played a key role in that, winning a penalty which led to Ross McCrorie being sent-off and he chipped home the Hoops third goal from the spot.
“I think Dembele, man of the match, deservedly so, he ran Rangers ragged from start to finish and it was a complete performance from him today” Boyd said on Sky Sports’ coverage (15/04, 14:15), after the conclusion of the Hoops’ emphatic win.
Dembele has not lived up to the form he showed last season, but he caused the Gers plenty of problems and looks set to be the main striker for the Bhoys going forward for the rest of the season, despite the impressive displays of Leigh Griffiths.
The Frenchman has been affected by a loss of form this season, but in recent weeks he has been back to his best, scoring a goal and setting up the Hoops winner in the recent 3-2 win at Ibrox.
The player is obviously full of confidence once more, as shown by his dinked penalty finish which showed a touch of arrogance that the best players have.
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Dembele will be licking his lips in anticipation for the Hoops’ next match against the Gers, which is set to take place in a fortnight’s time.
In other Celtic news, fans were unhappy that Scott Bain didn’t start the game against the Gers