Defiant Neil Lennon has launched a bullish defence of his under-fire side as he insisted criticism aimed at Celtic has bordered on “hysteria”.
UEFA Champions League
Celtic saw their Champions League bid crumble on Tuesday night as they suffered a shock 4-3 defeat at home to Cluj, sending Neil Lennon’s men out on aggregate.
Neil Lennon bemoaned a “wasted” first half and some self-destructive defending after his Celtic side crashed out of the Champions League.
Celtic crashed out of the Champions League after twice letting a lead slip in a 4-3 home defeat by CFR Cluj.
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Celtic captain Scott Brown believes their range of striking options has helped them make a flying start to the season.
Cluj coach Dan Petrescu claims Celtic are big favourites in their Champions League qualifier as they have several young players who will go on to play for major European clubs.
Celtic manager Neil Lennon sensed plenty of areas his team can exploit in the second leg against Cluj as they drew 1-1 in their Champions League clash in Romania.
Neil Lennon has urged the Celtic faithful to help see them over the line in their third Champions League qualifier after they secured a 1-1 draw against Cluj in Romania.
Neil Lennon hopes he will be given Kieran Tierney’s record £25million transfer fee to reinvest in his Celtic squad.
Celtic overcame a first-half scare in Transylvania as they kept their Champions League bid on track with a valuable 1-1 draw against Cluj.