'Biggest liability in the team' - Celtic fans rage at mistake made by senior player v Partick
Celtic supporters have taken to social media to hammer Mikael Lustig after his mistake lead to a Partick Thistle penalty in the match at Firhill, which Celtic eventually won 2-1.
Lustig pulled Miles Storey’s shirt in the box and Conor Sammon converted the penalty to give the Jags the lead.
The mistake didn’t go down well at all with Hoops fans who who got tore into the Swedish international.
Here are some of the best reactions to Lustig’s mistake from Twitter:
Ready to admit Lustig is finished
— Лайонз (@25Lyons93) January 23, 2018
Guys that is penalty & sorry to say but Lustig is the biggest liability in the team. New RB is a MUST!!
— Stephen Robinson⚽???? (@StevieBhoy1985) January 23, 2018
Lustig your done pal
— Nate ???? (@NateeDegnan23) January 23, 2018
Lustig is having a stinker.
— Peter McLaughlin (@Mr_McLaughlin69) January 23, 2018
100% pen. Lustig’s time is up. Love him but he has to go
— M Daly (@cfcdaly) January 23, 2018
Lustig gives me the fear
— Callie ☘️ (@CallieMcDaid) January 23, 2018
— ????????☘️Paul Rowe☘️???????? (@paul_rowe68) January 23, 2018
As for the game itself, the Hoops started off well before Thistle took a foothold in the game, culminating in Sammon’s goal in the 34th minute.
Sinclair came close to an equaliser before the half-time interval but the score at the break was 1-0 to Partick.
Leigh Griffiths came on at half-time as the Hoops changed their formation to a 3-5-2.
Cerny denied Griffiths in a one-on-one situation before Sinclair scored a penalty he won himself to make it 1-1 in the 55th minute.
James Forrest then came close to giving the Hoops the leads as his shot was saved by Cerny before Edwards almost gave Thistle the lead.
Tierney had a shot tipped around the post before Leigh Griffiths gave the Hoops the lead with a fine goal.
In other Celtic news, Kieran Tierney has been named in the SPFL team of the week
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