I have to be honest. Whether this Celtic side equalled the Lisbon Lions’ start-of-a-season-unbeaten record tonight or not was of no interest to me.
Celtic’s European campaign came to an end with chests puffed out and heads held high. Always a difficult fixture to get enthused about since defeat to Barcelona finally sunk our post-Christmas Euro ambitions, Brendan Rodgers’ side applied themselves to the match with the usual determination and desire to play good football.
The goodwill that had been earned by Brendan Rodgers prior to Celtic’s visit to Fir Park played a massive part in a breathtaking Celtic performance that will live on in the memory of supporters for years.
“The biggest thing for me is having a team of substance, one supporters enjoy watching.” Brendan Rodgers, 25th November 2016 If that’s the stated aim of Brendan Rodgers’ Celtic team then he’s already done his job, retired and is currently basking in the afterglow of a successful career.