Even though it was another result that keeps them on course for an unbeaten domestic season, Celtic fans in the Transfer Tavern were a bit downbeat after their side’s Old Firm Derby draw with Rangers on Sunday.
Stuart Armstrong put the Bhoys ahead on home turf against the Gers, but Clint Hill equalised with just minutes left to play to prevent them from securing their fourth win of the season over their bitter local rivals.
The result will surely do little to derail Celtic’s charge for the title in Brendan Rodgers’ debut season in Scottish football, but Leigh Griffiths seemed to be a little miffed by the scoreline in the wake of the game, aiming a sly dig at the Ibrox outfit by claiming that they never really had ambitions to beat his side:
“We knew that it would be a close game, that they’d come here to defend and hit us on the counter,” he is quoted by the Glasgow Evening Times.
“There was talk from both camps about what they were going to do to us or what we were going to do to them but we were just focused on trying to get the three points.
“Rangers knew it was going to be a hard afternoon for them and, if you’d offered them a point before the game, they’d have snatched your hand off.”
Celtic sit 25 points clear of Aberdeen at the top of the table in the Scottish Premiership, while Rangers are a further eight back on the Dons in third.
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