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Celtic: Fans remain upbeat despite defeat at Livingston

Celtic: Fans remain upbeat despite defeat at Livingston

Celtic relinquished top spot in the Scottish Premiership on Sunday after their 0-2 defeat at Livingston was coupled with their fierce rival’s 5-0 demolition of Hamilton.

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The defeat at the Tony Macaroni Arena was the Hoops’ first in the league this season and it leaves them trailing their Glasgow enemy by two points heading into the October international break.

After the match, Celtic captain Scott Brown told the club’s official website that he and the team will look back at the game to identify the shortcomings that need correcting, adding that the Hoops have recovered from similar scenarios in previous years to win titles. Celtic’s Twitter channel @CelticFC shared Brown’s post-match comments to its followers.

Having won their first six games of the Premiership campaign, Neil Lennon’s side have subsequently drawn at Hibernian and lost to Livingston, whereas Rangers’ run of four straight wins following defeat in the Glasgow derby has propelled them to the top of the table.

The ‘Gers have scored 17 goals in that four-game winning run, whereas Celtic have netted just 10 times in their last six league games after scoring 12 in their first two.

Despite the pendulum swinging towards the Ibrox club, these Celtic fans on Twitter remained upbeat about their team’s prospects of winning a ninth consecutive league title this season:

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