Saturday, March 28, 2020

Neil Lennon questions Celtic’s attitude after stalemate at Hibernian


Neil Lennon told his Celtic players they may not be on vacation yet whenever they drew an empty against Hibernian. The Scottish Premiership leaders moved nine points in advance of Rangers with four games remaining, the main which is a the location of Kilmarnock on Saturday.

The former Celtic captain, put in charge ’till the end of year following the departure of Brendan Rodgers to Leicester, has yet to shed in their nine games the leader and guided the club to your 3-0 stand out Aberdeen while in the Scottish Cup final the first week.

However following a goalless draw against Livingston, he was not pleased about what he witnessed in Leith. “It was very frustrating, from quality players overall,” said Lennon, who said the left-back Kieran Tierney could be out through the season having a hip and pelvis problem.

“I are not familiar with if there is anxiety there but there shouldn’t be. We have to approach the starting of games and even we did a week ago but we didn’t today and allowed Hibs to get a foothold.

“If you are going with the title, the vacations aren’t here yet. Ignore the noise available – ‘You can win it here, you are able to win it there’ – you have to win the adventure that is what’s angering me, because i am top to bottom with the minute.

“The attitude of a lot of the players is not really making me happy nonetheless have exclaimed some tips i expect we are able to on in. We looked lackadaisical, lacked physicality often, energy and quality. That’s not me getting panicky or anxious about anything. I am dictating our personal destiny here and then we ought to dictate it slightly far better than we did within the last few two league games.

On Tierney, the manager said: “He is going to a specialist on Thursday. He is in an excessive amount discomfort to learn. We’ll need to go in doing what were advised via the specialist. She has played for many years but they have got to where they are in excessive pain.”

It was another fine result for Paul Heckingbottom, who replaced Lennon at Hibs in February and who has also yet to shed in nine league games, although Celtic knocked them out of your Cup.

Ofir Marciano made several key saves in an open game but it surely was far from one-sided. “I’m disappointed we didn’t win yet , satisfied with long components of the game, and that is what we should are about and ways in which we need to play,” Heckingbottom said. “I’m delighted to your players, like to show off them.”

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