Celtic’s performance of their Old Firm defeat to Rangers has been condemned as “abject” and “embarrassing” by using Sky Sports’ Andy Walker.
The Scottish Premiership champions had been beaten 2-zero through their arch-rivals and failed to sign up a single shot on target.
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Highlights of the Scottish Premiership sport among Celtic and Rangers
“This has been abject, this has been embarrassing,” said Walker in the course of Sky Sports’ live coverage. “There’s been no urgency in anyway.
“Celtic’s creativeness within the closing 0.33 has been quite lots non-existent. In phrases of overall play, l have not seen some thing powerful. There’s no aggression and no imagination.”
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- How the groups coated up the sport’s end, former Celtic striker John Hartson informed Sky Sports: “That become a dire overall performance from Celtic. “All round the pitch, Rangers were first to the ball and they gained in each vicinity of the pitch. Celtic didn’t have a risk. Rangers did not have loads to conquer. There are no excuses and I wish Celtic do not make excuses due to the fact at times it changed into woeful.” “I did not see what Celtic were trying to do today. They had no identification and no styles of play,” brought Darren Fletcher.Boyd: Rangers can project for the identify But at the same time as Celtic’s display changed into lambasted, there was reward for Rangers’ excellence as Connor Goldson’s goals secured a deserved victory. “Rangers totally deserved this,” stated Sky Sports’ Kris Boyd. “Let’s no longer let excuses take the gloss off. It was men in opposition to boys. They totally destroyed Celtic. “Rangers have been amazing. Celtic have a challenge in this season if they’re to keep the name. “It became a mature performance from Rangers. They controlled the game.” Summarising the comparison between the 2 sides, Fletcher concluded: “Rangers performed this recreation like a derby. They performed with depth with and with out the ball. Celtic performed it adore it turned into a pleasant. They were gradual and passive.”Lennon: We did not do enough Please use Chrome browser for a extra handy video participant Neil Lennon become sad with the dreams Celtic conceded and felt they lacked sharpness as they have been crushed with the aid of Rangers within the first Old Firm game of the seasonGerrard overjoyed with performance Please use Chrome browser for a extra accessible video player Steven Gerrard turned into thrilled with Rangers’ controlled and expert overall performance as they came far from Celtic Park with 3 points after a powerful 2-0 win over Celtic