Celtic’s five-point guide for success tonight against Gladbach

It’s not the Etihad Stadium or Nou Camp, but tonight Borussia Park will be every bit as demanding of and unforgiving for Celtic’s Champions League hopes.

The losses of Kolo Toure and Jozo Simunovic will further stretch Brendan Rodgers’ resources and the resolve of a new look back line.

Gladbach’s 2-0 win in Glasgow a fortnight ago was much more emphatic than the scoreline suggests. Being written off going into tonight’s match won’t cause Rodgers too much concern, though – ensuring that his side do themselves justice is more his style.

As soon as the final whistle went the Celtic boss was analysing where the match had been lost. There was no ranting, raving or tantrums but in his own determined way, he made his points known with Chris Davies yesterday explaining why tonight’s match isn’t mission impossible…