Chris Sutton slams Celtic's Nir Bitton for 'moment of madness'

Chris Sutton slammed Celtic defender Nir Bitton for a “moment of madness” in getting sent off during the Glasgow club’s Champions League qualifier against Midtjylland.

Celtic's Nir Bitton is red carded for an altercation with Anders Dreyer.

Celtic were leading the Danes 1-0 after new signing Liel Abada put them ahead on 39 minutes, but just five minutes later the game changed when Bitton was shown a second yellow card.

The Israeli raised his hands in an altercation with Anders Dreyer after the Midtjylland player tried to win a penalty. Both players were booked, but due to a booking earlier in the match, Bitton was dismissed.

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“It’s a moment of madness,” said Sutton on Premier Sports. “It’s ridiculous.

"Why Bitton then reacts, I couldn’t tell you.

"He’s an experienced player. He’s knows he’s on a yellow card, for heaven’s sake. He pokes him in the forehead.

"He’s put the team under so much pressure.”

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