Celtic hammer Hearts to reduce gap

Rex Christensen
November 9, 2018

Goals from Filip Benkovic, James Forrest, Ryan Christie and a brace from Odsonne Edouard see move Celtic to within a point of their table-topping opponents, and Bonner questioned whether or not this form can continue in Europe.

For the second time in less than a week, Celtic were far better than Hearts, and as such recorded a seventh straight domestic win in a 5-0 mauling of the Edinburgh side.

Celtic offered their rivals a glimmer of hope with their start to the season; a indecisive transfer window which saw some speculation over key players was followed by a slow start to their title defence.

RB Leipzig's Mateus Cunha has scored in his last two Europa League games, and has had at least seven more shots at goal than any other Liepzig player in the competition (13).

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'I think we have shown over the past seven years that we are the best team and we want to keep that up for as long as we can, ' added the 20-year-old Frenchman, who now has 11 goals for the season. It is not just that, it is what else he gives the team.

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He reportedly added: "Instead of French, it should have said white, especially as all the players we recommended were French". If true, the instances could be deemed illegal as such social profiling is banned in France.

It is also a home match for us, so it is going to be totally different [from Germany].

"We know if we're going to have any aspirations of coming out of the group then it's a game we have to win".

He said: "The manager is an idiot".

"I thought with all the high-profile games we have had, I thought our energy level were beginning to wane". I made the decision to sit in and try and frustrate Celtic and hit them on the counter-attack but I got that one wrong.

"He has been absolutely exceptional in that role but I say that everywhere he plays". I think we had more energy and once you set out that way it is very hard to change it until you get to half-time.

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