Celtic and Hibernian offered up a real treat of a match in the Scottish Premiership on Sunday, drawing 2-2 in a dramatic and pulsating encounter at Easter Road.
After a goalless first half, things kicked into gear in the second half when Scott Sinclair scored a double to take his goal tally this season to 14. With a two-goal cushion, the Hoops looked destined to see out the match and pick up all three points, but the home side had other plans.
They fought their way back into the match though with two goals in three minutes thanks to Efe Ambrose and Oli Shaw. That set-up an end-to-end final ten minutes that really could have gone either way.
While obviously pleased to have avoided defeat, Celtic supporters were unhappy with the manner in which they allowed Neil Lennon’s side back into the game, with many pointing out the deficiencies in defence in particular.
None of the back four exactly covered themselves in glory and most were criticised, even popular stars like Kieran Tierney.
Fans took to Twitter to share their thoughts…
Lustig looks well off the pace. Either losing possession or getting done for pace by Barker. Really need another option at right back.
— Martin McGraw (@msm_1003) December 10, 2017
celtic badly need a right back lustig is done.. anyone with the slightest bit of pace goes by him asif he ain’t there
— Keiron (@keiron1986) December 10, 2017
Surely lustig must get dropped now, he's an absolute liability
— Craig Gall (@craggersgall) December 10, 2017
It's actually a miracle Celtic's unbeaten run goes on with Gordon and Boyata in our team.
— Gus (@gconnolly87) December 10, 2017
— Terry O'Brien (@terry_obrien86) December 10, 2017
Boyata – horrendous
Simunovic – so poor
Gordon – continually abysmal.
How are we hoping to progress in Europe with these 3 if they’re gifting a spl team 2 goals in 10mins
— Becky (@__bb1794) December 10, 2017
What’s our problem at the back, everytime we concede a goal we lose a 2nd goal within a few minutes. Simunovic was terrible, Boyata not great. Some serious money needing spent at the back for Europa League.
— Kevin Harkin (@harkin1888) December 10, 2017
Unbeaten run is covering the fact that we’re dropping points all over the place. League is tighter than it should be, and it’s mainly down to a defence which needs 3 new additions. Lustig, Boyata and Simunovic just not good enough
— Matthew ✯ (@23MatthewC) December 10, 2017
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