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Celtic: Some fans were unimpressed with Scott Brown’s performance against Hearts

Celtic: Some fans were unimpressed with Scott Brown’s performance against Hearts - Celtic

Despite seeing their team cruise to a 5-0 victory and establish a commanding 10-point lead at the top of the Premiership last night, some Celtic fans still weren’t completely satisfied with what they saw from one of their stalwarts at Parkhead.

The performance of captain Scott Brown against Hearts came under scrutiny from quite a few of the Hoops faithful on a night that saw him complete the entirety of a league game for the 14th time in a row and maintain his record of starting every top-flight match this season (as per TransferMarkt).

The 34-year-old’s distribution was called out by some reporters, with Hamish Carton of 67hailhail.com giving the midfielder a lowly five in his player ratings and saying that he was “slack in possession at times”. Read Celtic‘s Mizgan Masani wrote: “The captain wasn’t at his best in the first half and lacked the cutting edge”, while Glasgow Times reporter Graeme McCarry felt that Brown “looked a little off it in the first 45 minutes”.

The skipper came close to scoring after half-time with a shot that cannoned off the post but these Celtic fans on Twitter still felt underwhelmed by his performance against Hearts, with one supporter comparing his display to ex-Parkhead flop Willo Flood:

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