The CL-opponent of Anderlecht won the Scottish Ligabeker against Motherwell.
For the seventeenth time in the club history captured The Bhoys from Glasgow in the League Cup. The townsman and rival, Rangers FC continues with 27 victories record-holder in this tournament.
The team of coach Brendan Rodgers won the cup inside, after she’s in Hampden Park for 49.483 spectators with 0-2 stronger bleaching than Motherwell. The 48-times champion, with Red Devil’s Dedryck Boyata as basisspeler right center back, extended his title thanks to goals from James Forrest and a penalty from Moussa Dembélé. A compliment, especially after the 7-1-blamage at PSG on the fifth day of the kampioenenbal.
Rodgers (44) filled so the trophy case of Celtic further, with the first trophy of the season. By the fourth consecutive victory in a tournament in his own country under his care in less than twelve months – was the Northern-Irish trainer to the record of the legendary Jock Stein in 1969.
‘A phenomenal achievement’, described the ex-manager of Swansea City and Liverpool are feeling. In the private competition to lead the green-whites to the position, with 33 points out of 13 duels. Closest pursuer Aberdeen sprokkelde after 14 matches 30 points, followed by Hibernian FC (26 points after 15 days) and Rangers FC (24 points after 14 matches).
If Anderlechtcoach Hein Vanhaezebrouck the video, analyzes it, he will notice that they are there at Celtic like a fierce battle.
The finale of the ligabeker in Glasgow was the first 45 minutes marked by hard tackles and a constant fight for the ball, with many wrong passes and very little rhythm.
Hunger and desire
Next week should be the Inhabitants, in Scotland at least three goals difference win of Celtic to have a chance to win the coveted third place in group B of the Champions League. That indicates that in 2018 the right to a place in the eighth finals of the less highly regarded Europa League.
“This team is mentally very strong”, says Rodgers. ‘PSG gave us a firm tap. My players should I honor by their hunger and desire for success. It tastes like more.”