'Waste of space' – Celtic fans rage at one player despite 5-1 win v Motherwell
Celtic fans have criticised Craig Gordon for his error which allowed Motherwell to pull a goal back against the Hoops today.
Celtic still managed to win the match today, thanks to a hat-trick from star man Odsonne Edouard, but that didn’t stop criticism of the goalkeeper from supporters, one of whom describing the incident as a “horror”.
Another fan said the goalie was a “waste of space” despite his side running away with a 5-1 win.
Here the best tweets from angry Celtic fans:
Craig Gordon horror
— Paul Bovill (@paul_bovill) December 2, 2017
Craig Gordon again. Absolute waste of space.
— DC (@DeanC67) December 2, 2017
Craig Gordon should have saved that
— Bryan Smith (@smiddy1981) December 2, 2017
Craig Gordon only covers the 3 yard box….. We need shot of him, far too many errors this season.
— Slimshady (@Slimshady1961) December 2, 2017
Hate to badmouth your own players but a really hate craig gordon ????
— Aaron Jack (@Aaron_Jjack) December 2, 2017
Craig Gordon wtf
— John Connell (@celticjohn67) December 2, 2017
Craig Gordon not aloud to move from his line or summit.
— Sean Curran (@SeanCurran_11) December 2, 2017
Despite Celtic’s long unbeaten run, the goalkeeper has often came under criticism from supporters, particularly in the recent 7-1 Champions League defeat to PSG in Paris.
Celtic’s number two goalkeeper Dorus de Vries recently signed a new contract to 2019 and turned in a man of the match performance against Dundee, so Gordon knows he has competition.
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Today’s victory took Celtic seven points clear of Aberdeen at the top of the league, and the Hoops extended their unbeaten domestic run to 67 games, which is a British record.
The Hoops next take on Anderlecht in the Champions League on Tuesday night, as they look to book Europa League football after Christmas for the first time in three years.
They are in the box seat to clinch Europa League football, as the Bhoys are currently three points and three goals ahead of the Belgian champions in the Champions League group stage.
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