Neil Lennon issues rallying call ahead of Celtic test

first_imgHibernian manager Neil Lennon has urged his side to be at their “very best” when they face Champions Celtic on Sunday.Hibernian won their first game in six matches on Saturday beating Hamilton 1-0 away, and Lennon believes his players need to play at their absolute best to get a result against Celtic on Sunday.“Yes at any given time, but when they’re in the mood and with the mentality they’ve shown under Brendan over the two and half years he’s been in charge, they’re fantastic,” Lennon told Sky Sports when asked whether his team can compete with Celtic.“They play the big games really well and seven trophies in a row speaks for itself.“Celtic can do what they did to Kilmarnock, who were top of the league, to any team on their day so we’re hoping they have their frailties on the day and we have to play at our very best to get something out of it.Mikey Johnston, CelticJohnston is disappointed after being injured Manuel R. Medina – September 11, 2019 Celtic winger Mikey Johnston was disappointed to miss Scotland Under 21 national team’s victories over San Marino and Croatia, and he hopes he can return to play soon.“We know how difficult and formidable an opponent they are.“At the minute we’ve got a few senior players with injuries – (Paul) Hanlon, (David) Gray and (Marvin) Bartley – so that plays into your thinking.“We may go a little bit younger because we need legs in the team, there’s no doubt about that.“To play against Celtic we need legs because they keep the ball so well and they work you from different angles and different positions.”last_img

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