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Neil Lennon decided to end Celtic’s disappointing try on Sunday

Sat 05 December 2020 | 15:02

Neil Lennon believes St Johnstone will arrive in a confident mood for the Premiership match and win over out-of-form Celtic at Parkhead on Sunday.

Celtic

have just two victories from 11 in all competitions following Thursday’s 4-2 Europa League loss to AC Milan at San Siro. In contrast, St Johnstone are unbeaten in their last 10 play.

They are on a decent run. Callum Davidson has come in off the back of Tommy (Wright) being there for so long but he knows the club inside out, he knows the players inside out.

"

Lennon

said.

They are always a stodgy opposition to play against and they may feel we are a little bit vulnerable at the minute.

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It doesn’t matter who are we are playing, it is important we try and end this run of draws and defeats as quickly as possible.

After the 2-0 loss to Ross County last weekend, The Scottish champions are out of the Europa League and the Betfred Cup.

Celtic

 

are also 11 points behind Old Firm rivals Rangers at the top of the Premiership with two games in hand.

The Irishman thinks another game in front of no fans because of coronavirus restrictions means self-motivation will be needed from the players who have been “soul-searching” this week.

More than ever players have to motivate themselves and we do our best as a  backroom team to motivate the players as best we can.

" the former

Celtic

captain said.

There has been a lot of support for me from the players, a lot of soul-searching from themselves over the past couple of days and I thought they were tremendous at times on Thursday night.

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I got the response – I didn’t get the result – but I certainly got the response I was looking for.


source: SportMob

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